A Well Maintained Purpose Built Ground Floor Retirement Property Benefiting from an Extended Lease and Being Sold with No Upward Chain
- GROUND FLOOR
- ENTRANCE LOBBY
- LOUNGE DINER
- TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS
- SHOWER ROOM
- COMMUNAL GARDEN
- PARKING SPACE
- VIEWING RECOMMENDED
- EXTENDED c150 YEAR LEASE
Portershill Drive was constructed with retirement and ease of living in mind and is situated in a most convenient location just off Tanworth Lane, close to the junction with the main A34 Stratford Road.
Across the main Stratford Road one will find Sainsbury’s supermarket and a pedestrian walkway leads from there into the Retail Park with its vast array of superstores. At the junction of Tanworth Lane and Shakespeare Drive is a small parade of local shops with a convenience store, and the shopping facilities extend north along the A34 Stratford Road into the town centre of Shirley, where there is a wide and comprehensive range of shops and choice of restaurants, community centre and Shirley park. Frequent bus services operate along the Stratford Road into Birmingham City Centre and its outlying suburbs, or alternatively into the town centre of Solihull where once again there is an excellent choice of shopping facilities. Shirley has its own railway station situated in nearby Haslucks Green Road.
The residents of Portershill Drive enjoy communal facilities including resident development manager, 'Careline' alert system, full on-site laundry facilities, a community lounge, a range of social activities and en-suite guest accommodation. The property enjoys level ground floor access and internal doors wide enough to accommodate the passage of a wheelchair. There is an age restriction that all residents who occupy the properties have to be over the age of 55.
An ideal location therefore for this ground floor maisonette which benefits from an extended lease and is set back from the road behind a lawned foregarden with paved pathway that leads to a UPVC double glazed front door with canopy porch over, which opens to the
Having ceiling light point, 'Careline' control unit, door to the lounge diner and door opening to the
CLOAKS STORAGE CUPBOARD
Having wall light point and proving a deep and useful storage area
LOUNGE DINER 5.03m max x 4.09m max (16'6" max x 13'5" max)
Having UPVC double glazed window to the front, two ceiling light points, feature fireplace, night storage heater and doors opening to the inner hallway and the kitchen
KITCHEN 2.62m x 2.18m (8'7" x 7'2")
Having UPVC double glazed window to the side, ceiling light point and being fitted with a range of panelled fronted wall and base mounted storage units with work surfaces over having inset sink and drainer, inset electric hob, integrated electric oven, full height appliance recess and under work surface appliance space
Having ceiling light point, airing/storage cupboard and doors off to two bedrooms and shower room
BEDROOM ONE 4.09m x 2.59m (13'5" x 8'6")
Having UPVC double glazed window to the rear, ceiling light point, night storage heater and built in wardrobes
BEDROOM TWO 2.62m x 2.11m + door recess (8'7" x 6'11" + door r
Having UPVC double glazed window to the rear, ceiling light point and night storage heater
Having UPVC double glazed window to the rear, ceiling light point, electric heated towel rail, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and concealed cistern WC, tandem shower with glazed screen and full height wall tiling
Located to the rear of the property and having paved seating areas, well tended lawns and well stocked flower and shrub borders
ALLOCATED PARKING SPACE
At the front of the property adjacent to the front access path
OUTSIDE STORE CUPBOARD
Located adjacent to the front door and providing useful storage
We are advised that the property is leasehold with approximately 150 years remaining on the lease and with a peppercorn ground rent; but as yet we have not been able to verify this.
Occupiers also have the use of communal lounge area on the development and we understand there is a bedroom available to hire for guests by prior appointment.
There is a full time on site development manager, and a call facility 24 hours per day. Maintenance and upkeep of grounds, insurance of buildings is covered under a maintenance charge. (A full breakdown of these facilities will be made available to the purchaser).
We are advised by the vendor that the current service charge is £1095 per half year but this is not confirmed and any interested party is advised to seek confirmation of this via their own legal representative.
THE CONSUMER PROTECTION REGULATIONS
The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services so cannot verify that they are connected, in working order or fit for the purpose. The agent has not checked legal documents to verify the Freehold/Leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their own solicitor or surveyor.
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