A lower ground floor apartment renovated to a high standard with two private terraces, parking and communal gardens.
1 The Hayes The lower ground floor apartment has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard with extensive hardwood joinery as well as complete modernisation of electrical and plumbing systems, and new windows installed in 2009. Under floor heating has been installed throughout along with hardwood flooring (with the exception of the fully tiled bathrooms). High quality fittings have been used in the kitchen and bathrooms and luxurious features such as solid timber handle cupboards to the main bedroom. Externally there are private hardwood decked terraces accessible from the main bedroom and sitting room overlooking lawned communal gardens in this tranquil setting.
Built in 1885 as a single substantial house, it was converted into 5 apartments in around the 1960s for managers of the JSY shipyard. It is believed the author Neville Shute stayed at the property and also alleged that Lawrence of Arabia did.
A hardwood front door with glazed panels opens to an open plan kitchen/living room, fitted with a new kitchen incorporating a range of units with Smeg, Neff and AEG appliances and granite work surfaces flanked by hardwood joinery. There is a double oven, microwave, four ring ceramic hob with extractor over, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. A built-in cupboard houses a Vaillant wall mounted gas fired boiler. The living room overlooks the gardens and has a glazed door leading to the private terrace. There is hardwood flooring and skirtings as well as a Jotul wood burning stove set in a timber surround making for a stunning contemporary living space.
Bedroom 1 A large double bedroom with outlook over the garden and access to the terrace, with a range of hand built wooden cupboards to one end including shelving, hanging space and drawers.
Bathroom en-suite Well fitted and tiled throughout with a bath and deluge shower over. WC, wash basin and glass shelving.
Bedroom 3 A single/bunk room overlooking the garden.
Shower Room Tiled throughout with walk-in shower, WC, wash basin and mirror fronted cupboard.
Bedroom 2 A double bedroom with a southerly aspect to the front of the property.
Outside Externally there is a private hardwood decked terrace that wraps around the property with external power and lighting. Beyond are the communal gardens, principally comprising rolling lawns enclosed by mature trees and hedging making for a quiet and picturesque surrounding.
Communal parking. There is a communal cellar for storage and further storage under the external stairs.
Tenure 999 year lease with a share of the freehold. There is a service charge of £135 per month including payment of insurance, maintenance of the garden and communal electricity.
Postcode PO31 8DW
Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas.
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents
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