Beautifully positioned and enjoying lovely southerly views this immaculate, bright and sunny dual aspect 2 bedroomed second floor retirement apartment is conveniently placed just a level stroll from the very centre of Ambleside.
Ever-popular Millans Court has been specifically designed exclusively for those aged 55 and over and with a warden on hand and 24 emergency alarms in situ, peace of mind is provided for both residents and distant family members alike
- Lovely south facing sunny retirement apartment.
- Perfect location close to central Ambleside
- Living room with balcony and separate dining kitchen.
- Emergency alarms and on-site warden.
Location Millans Court is located very close to the centre of Ambleside and can be approached from the south via Rothay Road leading along the one way system onto Compston Road. Turn left immediately before Zeffirellis cinema and second left into Millans Park. Millans Court is located on the right hand side. There is a communal car parking facility within the development and the centre of the village is just a short level stroll away.
Description Millans Court is a highly regarded development of purpose built self contained apartments located just a short level stroll from the centre of Ambleside which is well served by a wide variety of national and independent local shops, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, churches and a post office. There are good public transport links to the surrounding towns and villages and Ambleside itself occupies the most beautiful of locations at the head of Lake Windermere with mountain scenery all around.
This bright, dual aspect apartment is located on the quiet side of the building and is immaculately presented, enjoying a truly delightful first floor location which can be accessed either via the quiet and smooth lift or via the staircase. The heated main corridor gives access to the private hallway and the well balanced accommodation. The sunny south facing living room offers plenty of space for both relaxing and entertaining and is supplemented by a sweet little balcony which arguably enjoys even better views and there is a separate dining kitchen with a side window. There are two south facing bedrooms and a lovely modern shower room with a three piece suite. There is a communal sitting room on the ground floor, great for get-togethers with friends and socialising with fellow residents, along with a communal laundry room. A guests bedroom is available for visiting family members and friends within the building should the two bedrooms within the apartment not be sufficient. There are pretty communal gardens and on-site car parking facilities.
Millans Court itself was purpose built in 1987 to provide accommodation in this lovely setting exclusively for those aged 55 years and over with emergency pull cords in each of the principal rooms, and an intercom connection to the warden.
Seen by many as the perfect solution for a comfortable and relaxed retirement, providing independence for the owner and peace of mind from the family, Millans Court enjoys an excellent reputation locally and early viewing is highly recommended.
Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)
Entrance With intercom entry system leading to the lift and stairwell.
First Floor Communal Landing With a lift and staircase access and having night storage heaters.
Private Entrance Hall With coving detail to the ceiling, telephone door entry system, warden alarm pull cord and Dimplex night storage heater. There is also a useful storage cupboard with a shelf and clothes rail, perfect for the storage of coats and shoes.
Sitting Room 17′ 2" x 9′ 2" (5.24m x 2.8m) With glimpses of Wansfell from the balcony and having wall lights, an electric wall mounted heater and warden alarm pull cord.
Kitchen 11′ 9" x 7′ 10" (3.6m x 2.4m) Having a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces, an integrated Belling cooker hood, a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, part tiled walls, an extractor fan, a warden alarm pull cord and space to dine. There is also a window with a pleasant aspect.
Bedroom 1 12′ 11" x 8′ 5" (3.94m x 2.58m) A double room with built in bedroom suite incorporating wardrobes, over bed storage and a dressing table. There is also attractive coving to the ceiling, a Dimplex night storage heater and warden alarm pull cord.
Bedroom 2 9′ 4" x 6′ 11" (2.86m x 2.12m) With attractive coving to the ceiling and a useful built in wardrobe.
Shower Room Enjoying a three piece suite comprising a glazed and tiled corner shower unit with Mira Sport shower, handrail and warden alarm pull cord, a wash hand basin with mirrored cabinet with integrated light and shaver point over and a WC with a safety handrail. There is also Greenwood Airvac extractor fan, tiled walls, and electric heater and an airing cupboard that houses the water tank and has built in shelving.
Communal Areas The communal facilities on the ground floor include a large, comfortable residents lounge or meeting room, as well as a guest bedroom for visitors and a laundry room with an automatic washing machine and two driers as well as a sink unit.
Outside There is a shared car parking facility within the development and residents are also able to apply, free of charge, for a parking permit on Millans Road just outside the development. There are also pretty communal landscaped gardens which includes a very pleasant central courtyard with seating and a small water fountain, rockery, shrubs and trees.
Services Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. The property electric panel heaters and double glazing. There is a telephone door entry system installed together with the emergency pull cord alarm system and intercom link to the resident warden.
Council Tax Band C – South Lakeland District Council.
Tenure Leasehold – We understand the property to be Leasehold for a term of 150 years from 1987 with the current service charge for 2020/21 understood to be £170.77 per calendar month. An additional Sinking Fund is also levied to cover maintenance and repair, payment of which can be deferred until the property is sold in the future. This is levied at 0.89% of the current purchase price. All potential new residents are required to meet with the Anchor Hanover Group who manage the building prior to purchase.
Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Ambleside Office.
Energy Performance Certificate The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.
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