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Mowbray Court, Butts Road, Exeter

£120,000 Guide Price
  • Type: Retirement
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Council Tax Band: B
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Property Summary

This lovely ground floor apartment is situated in an enviable position at Mowbray Court, one of Exeter’s most popular retirement developments close to Heavitree shopping centre, the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Heavitree pleasure park and bus stop providing frequent service to and from the city centre. Quietly tucked away with use of a patio area, this delightful property will be perfect for a single person or couple seeking independent and secure living surrounded by beautiful communal gardens. Mowbray Court comes with a guest bedroom suite, communal lounge, resident manager's office and the communal laundry room with four 'Miele' washing machines, and four dryers (no additional cost to use washing machines and tumble dryers as running costs are included in the service charge).

Mowbray Court – is an 'independent living' retirement complex of 60 flats set in beautiful grounds of about 4 acres set back from Butts Road. There is a communal lounge and kitchen area with access afforded from the lounge onto a patio area with outside seating. Here, you can sit and relax with friends while enjoying the picturesque view across the beautifully maintained communal gardens. The lounge is available to be used by all the residents and is the venue for the larger social activities such as quiz nights, race nights, afternoon tea group, bingo, Saturday night film etc. Next to this lounge is a small library/reading room for the smaller social activities such as poetry and Holy Communion. The complex is managed by a Manager who lives on site and is available 9-5pm with an hour for lunch. The complex is, at all times, connected to a 24 hour Call Centre – which can offer assurance and call for help from the emergency services. Mowbray Court - under the 'right to manage' manages its own finances via an elected Board of Directors. All residents can apply for Membership of the Company.

Full Details

Entrance Hall
Front door with peephole. Tunstall power supply unit and Tunstall emergency pull cord. Built-in broom cupboard accommodating the electrical consumer unit and electricity meter. Deep built-in shelved linen cupboard containing the OSO Super S Direct 150 litre hot water cylinder. Smoke alarm detector. Doors to...

Lounge/Diner 6.86m x 3.28m maximum (22'6" x 10'9" maximum)
Ornamental fireplace containing coal and flame effect electric fire. Programmable electric radiator. Telephone point. Television and FM radio aerial sockets. Two pendant light fittings to ceiling. Emergency pull cord. Opaque glazed double doors to kitchen. uPVC Double glazed rear entrance door and windows affording picturesque south easterly outlook across the attractive communal gardens.

Kitchen 2.59m x 2.31m maximum (8'5" x 7'6" maximum)
A well appointed kitchen fitted with a good range of matching base and wall cupboard units including single drainer stainless steel sink unit with lever style taps. Roll edged work surface areas with decorative wall tiling over. Built-in Electrolux appliances include a fan assisted electric oven and grill and a four ring electric hob with extractor unit over. Appliance space beneath hob area and additional freestanding space for a tall fridge/freezer. Wall mounted electric fan heater. Vinyl floor covering. Window affording picturesque south easterly outlook across the attractive communal gardens.

Bedroom 4.95m x 2.77 maximum (16'2" x 9'1" maximum)
Programmable electric radiator. Emergency pull cord. Television and FM radio aerial sockets. Built-in double wardrobe unit with bi-fold mirror faced doors. Window affording picturesque south easterly outlook across the attractive communal gardens.

Shower Room 2.08m x 1.68m (6'9" x 5'6")
Previously a bathroom, this well appointed shower room has been equipped with a spacious shower enclosure designed to give easy access for those with mobility difficulties. This shower room also comes with a vanity wash basin unit and a close coupled WC. Wall mounted mirror and electric vanity light with shaver socket positioned above wash basin area. Heated towel rail. Extractor unit. Wall mounted electric fan heater. Vinyl non-slip floor covering.

Annual Service Charge ( £1911.62 P.A.)
Service Charge: The current rate for a one bedroom apartment at Mowbray Court is set at £955.87 and this amount is paid twice yearly. Totalling £1911.62 per annum.
Ground Rent: £330 per annum.

Ground Rent (£330 P.A.)

Lease Information (125 years from 2000)
The length of lease runs for 125 years from 2000.

Age Restriction Information (min age 55,T&C apply)
Residents need to be aged 55 or above to be able to live at Mowbray Court. Please also note that as a single resident you need to be aged 60 or over and as a couple, only one of you needs to be aged 60 or over to reside at Mowbray Court.