2 Bed Apartment Under Offer
Guide Price £175,000
49 Strand Court Strand Quay, Rye
A third floor purpose built two bedroom retirement apartment situated in the favoured Strand Quay Area of the Ancient Town.
Communal entrance hall, Private entrance hall, Living Room, Kitchen, Two Bedrooms, Bathroom, Electric storage heating, Double glazing, Emergency pull cord system, Residents age restriction, Communal living room, Laundry room, Communal landscaped garden, Parking available by arrangement, House manager and Care Line system, EPC rating C.
Located in the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town, the Strand Court building fronts the Strand Quay area, which has been redeveloped to provide commercial outlets and residential accommodation in converted warehouses and corn stores, in close proximity are restaurants, a wine bar and antique retailers. Rye is renowned for its period architecture and cobbled ways and is served by a selection of local independent shops, supermarkets, library and leisure centre and is on the Brighton to Ashford branch line with high speed connections from Ashford to London St Pancras (37 minutes) and the Continent. The M20 may be joined at Ashford via the improved and upgraded A2070 and A259. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Rye, Cooden and Hastings, sailing on the south coast and many fine countryside and coastal walks.
Strand Court was constructed by McCarthy & Stone Ltd and comprises 49 properties arranged over four floors each served by a lift. The house manager can be contacted from various points within each property in a case of emergency. For periods when the house manager is off duty there is a 24 hour emergency Care line response system. There is a condition of purchase that residents be over the age of 60 years or in the event of a couple, one must be over 60 and the other over 55. A guest suite can be booked for visiting relatives at £30 per night.
Lease Details: 125 years commencing 27th November 1988.
Annual service charge £3,027.90 (for period up until 28th February 2022).
Annual ground rent £603.52 (for period up until 31st August 2022).
Total yearly expenditure £3,631.42
Rother Council Tax Band D (£2,170.67 in 2021)
The following is included within the service charge: Building maintenance externally and communal areas, building insurance (communal areas only), care line, water rates, communal electricity, communal cleaning, gardening, window cleaner, house managers salary and flat, managing agents fees. There is a car park to the rear but spaces are limited and not guaranteed. There is a no dogs policy at Strand Court although visiting pets are permitted.
The flat comprises private entrance hall with two deep storage cupboards. Living room Velux window with views over the river. Window to side with views over the Strand and towards Cadborough Cliff. Wall mounted electric fire. Kitchen fitted with a range of units incorporating a one and half bowl sink unit, built in oven and microwave, integrated fridge/freezer, 4 ring electric hob with extractor fan, window to side. Bedroom 1 Velux window with views, built in double wardrobe. Bedroom 2 Velux window with views, built in single wardrobe. Bathroom comprising walk in bath with shower, w.c, wash hand basin with cupboard under. Communal gardens and internal areas include a day room and laundry room.
Note: The above photographs show the rear of Strand Court, the view of the river and boats is not taken from the actual property but is a nearby scene of the river.