Having been cherished by the current owner for the last 19 years, this beautifully presented 2 double Bedroom First Floor apartment is now available on the market. This gorgeous property enjoys a prime position on this development being quietly set back whilst offering direct views from the Living Room and the Balcony over Instows' calming waters to Appledore just across the water. Once you are inside this apartment, it truly envelopes you providing a pleasant sanctuary away from the wiles and woes of the world. The apartment is presented to the highest of standards and has been thoroughly upgraded. When venturing out of the attractive and well-kept communal gardens, you will find that the promenade with its popular range of bars, restaurants and shops is on your doorstep. Just beyond this is the glorious sandy beach and for those more active days, the extensive Tarka Trail is also immediately accessible for walks, runs or cycling. This apartment has an allocated parking space and there are a number of visitor spaces to accommodate guests. This property will make a wonderful permanent home or a great holiday let investment which is how it currently serves. If you are looking for a personal holiday bolthole then what could be better than this? Available for sale with no onward chain, an early viewing comes with the highest of recommendations.
Entrance door to main building With intercom directly to the flat allowing for visitors and guests to be invited directly in. The flat is located on the First Floor.
Solid door to Entrance Porch
Entrance Porch Fitted carpet.
Living Room 19'11" x 10'10" (6.07m x 3.3m). A spacious and calming, contemporary styled room with ample natural light coming from the double glazed sliding doors that lead to a Balcony with space to sit out, relax and enjoy views over the blue Instow waters towards Appledore in the distance. This same fantastic view can also be fully enjoyed from a seated position within the room. Newly fitted carpets, 2 radiators, TV point, coved ceiling, down lights, telephone point. Aforementioned intercom to the entrance door of the apartment block. Wall mounted boiler control panel. Archway opening through to Kitchen / Breakfast Room.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 9'5" x 10'6" (2.87m x 3.2m). A generous space with ample room for a dining table. Equipped with a range of wood effect eye and base level cabinets with matching drawers, wood block work surfaces with splashbacking and inset stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink and drainer. Built-in 4-ring gas hob with extractor canopy over and electric oven below. Integrated washing machine. Fridge / freezer (included in the sale). Wall mounted gas fired combination boiler. Tile effect flooring, radiator, down lights, coved ceiling.
Inner Hallway Fitted carpet. Door to useful built-in shelved cupboard.
Bedroom 2 10'4" x 11' (3.15m x 3.35m). A generous double Bedroom with UPVC double glazed window overlooking the communal gardens. Fitted carpet, radiator.
Shower Room 7'7" x 6'7" (2.3m x 2m). A newly fitted Shower Room being fully tiled in modern colours and comprising close couple dual flush WC, cabinet mounted wash hand basin and double shower enclosure with rainforest head shower and hand shower attachment. Heated towel rail, electric shaver point, extractor fan, down lights. Hatch access to fully insulated (ethically sourced) loft space with dropdown ladder. UPVC obscure double glazed window.
Bedroom 1 10'10" x 11'7" (3.3m x 3.53m). A spacious main Bedroom with UPVC double glazed window. Fitted carpet, radiator.
Outside The communal gardens that the Chandlers Court apartment blocks are located within are delightful to behold and are very well kept throughout the year.
The gardens feature a mixture of lawns and planted areas with attractive walkways leading amongst them.
There is a car park for residents use within the grounds. Number 14 has a large allocated parking space and there are approximately 8-10 visitor spaces.
Useful Information Holiday Lets are permissible
This Apartment has served as a successful holiday let for many years. A typical yearly income from the property has been around £17,000. It is considered that if the letting side were pushed then the return is likely to be over £20,000 per year
Pets are fine by agreement with Gibbs Management Committee
Furnishings are available for sale by separate negotiation
Remaining balance of a 999 year Lease which commenced 2013
Service Charge (including Ground Rent) - £125 per month
Share of annual Building Insurance - £180.00 per year
To ensure immaculate upkeep of the building, roofs and external decoration, a £5,000 charge has been levied per flat. Half of this has already been paid by the current owner. The new owners (who will reap the benefits of these works) will be expected to pay the next instalments of this levied charge which are due 1st December 2022 and 1st April 2023 and will £1,250.00 each
From Bideford Quay proceed over the Old Bideford Bridge and upon reaching the mini roundabout, turn left in the direction of Barnstaple. Continue on this road to the next roundabout proceeding straight on towards Instow passing Tapeley Park on your right hand side. Continue for approximately 0.5 miles taking the left hand turning signposted Instow. Chandlers Court will be immediately found on your left hand side. Enter the development and bear left into the car parking area. Proceed on foot into the development to where number 14 will be found straight in front of you and towards the end of the row of apartment blocks. A numberplate will be clearly displayed by the entrance door.