Property Details


Enjoying lovely fell views from all of the principle rooms, this bright and sunny 2 bedroomed second floor retirement apartment is both quietly and conveniently placed just a level stroll from the village centre.

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.

  • 2 bedroomed warden controlled retirement apartment
  • Wonderful views to Wansfell Pike.
  • Super setting a short level stroll from the village centre.
  • For those aged 55 years and older.

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. Quiet lifts give access to all floors.

Description This delightful second floor apartment enjoys superb views over the fascinating slated roofscape of Ambleside to beautiful Wansfell Pike beyond – simply perfect if your hiking days are now more limited but you still feel the desire to gaze out upon the fells and reminisce. If this is as close as you ever been to a mountain top then don’t worry – this wonderful, ever changing vista is still full of interest. These are views which can be enjoyed from the double doors and Juliet balcony of the sitting room as well as from both bedrooms, There is also a modern shower room and a kitchen which conveniently adjoins the living room.

Millans Court itself 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 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 one of the most beautiful locations at the head of Lake Windermere with mountain scenery all around.

The apartment can be accessed either via the quiet and smooth lift or via the staircase. 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.

The presence of the on site warden and pull-cord alarm system brings peace of mind to residents and distant family members alike – a great location and a splendid way to relax and enjoy your retirement in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)

Entrance Leading to the lift and stairwell.

Second Floor Communal Landing With lift and staircase access and having night storage heaters.

Private Entrance Hall With telephone door entry system, warden alarm pull cord and loft access. also having useful integrated storage cupboard.

Living Room 22′ 11" x 9′ 8" (7.01m x 2.97m) A wonderfully light room, enjoying a glazed door to a Juliet balcony and a full length window giving superb views to Wansfell Pike. The living room offers space in which to both relax and dine and includes a Dimplex night storage heater.

Kitchen 7′ 10" x 5′ 10" (2.39m x 1.79m) With tiled walls and having wall and base units with complimentary work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer.

Bedroom 1 14′ 9" x 8′ 4" (4.52m x 2.56m) A light and airy double room enjoying fell views, with an integrated wardrobe and having a Nobo electric wall heater.

Bedroom 2 10′ 9" x 7′ 3" (3.30m x 2.21m) A lovely light single room with fell views, an integrated wardrobe and a Nobo electric wall heater.

Shower Room Part tiled and with a modern three piece suite comprising a large glazed shower cubicle with Mira shower, a wash hand basin set within a useful vanity style unit providing extra storage space, and having a mirror with light and shaver point over, and a WC. Also having a heated towel rail/radiator and an extractor fan.

Communal Areas The communal facilities on the ground floor include a large, comfortable residents lounge or meeting room, as well as a guest bedroom and a communal 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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Floorplan 211 Millans Court, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BW




Contact the Ambleside Office or call on: 015394 32800
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