Do you have an elderly loved one or relative that wants independent living, but the assurance of knowing someone is there if needed? This penthouse retirement apartment could be your answer! Read more
Do you have an elderly loved one or relative that wants independent living, but the assurance of knowing someone is there if needed? This penthouse retirement apartment could be your answer!
SITUATIONLOCATION Thetford is situated in the south of Norfolk, in close proximity to the county border with Suffolk. By road it is 33.8 miles (54.4 km) northeast of Cambridge and 30.7 miles (49.4 km) southwest of Norwich. It lies on the River Little Ouse. On the western side of Thetford is Thetford Forest, which is heavily forested with pine trees. Brettenham Heath National Nature Reserve is to the northeast, near the hamlet of Roudham. To the southeast of Thetford is Nunnery Lakes Nature Reserve, covering about 200 acres, with breckland heath, woodland, fen and open water habitats and 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) of paths.
The town is well served and includes a mainline railway station with easy access to London, The Midlands and The North. There are the usual town centre amenities and there is a sports centre complex with swimming pool. Located within the Brecks and with easy access to the surrounding beautiful pine forests Thetford is well located for a range of outdoor activities.
ENTRANCEHALL7' 8" x 6' 9" (2.35m x 2.07m) (Irregularly shaped room measured to either extreme, see floor plan). Composited entrance door and spyhole to front, telephone point, 24 hour CareLine, access to loft space.
AIRINGCUPBOARD6' 3" x 3' 4" (1.93m x 1.04m) Housing domestic hot water tank, shelving, electricity meters and fuse board.
SHOWERROOM6' 9" x 5' 7" (2.07m x 1.72m) (L-shaped room measured to either extreme, see floor plan). Fitted modern three piece suite comprising; dual flush low level WC, vanity sink unit with cupboards under, fully tiled fitted double shower cubicle with shower, sliding screen, grab rails and comfort seat. Wall mounted vanity mirror, extractor fan, electric lamp and shaver point, fully tiled walls, 24 hour CareLine pull cord, electric towel rail, wall mounted electric heater.
LOUNGE/DININGROOM22' 8" x 10' 6" (6.91m x 3.22m) (Irregularly shaped room measured to either extreme, see floor plan). Modern electric fire with decorative surround and marble hearth, TV and satellite points, double glazed French style Romeo and Juliet balcony doors to rear, double glazed window to side, night storage heater. (Agents note: The dining area of the lounge/diner affords beautiful views towards the Roman Cuthbert church). Glazed French style internal doors to:
KITCHEN8' 2" x 7' 4" (2.50m x 2.25m) (Irregularly shaped room measured to either extreme, see floor plan). Full range of modern and contemporary style base and wall mounted fitted kitchen units with rolled edge work surfaces and inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over and tiled splash backs. Space for undercounter appliance, electric fan assisted oven and grill, four ring electric hob with extractor hood over, double glazed window to rear.
BEDROOM13' 6" x 7' 1" (4.13m x 2.18m) (Measurement excludes wardrobe and door recess, see floor plan). TV point, fitted double wardrobe with twin mirrored opening doors, double glazed window to rear, electric night storage heater.
LAUNDRY Communal laundry room with three washing machines and two tumble driers.
PARKING Several parking spaces offered for residents only on a first come first served basis.
HOUSEMANAGER The house manager is on site from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm.
CARELINE 24 hour CareLine can be accessed by intercom or a necklace worn.
UTILITIES Water rates included within Service charges.
BEDROOM Available as a single or double room with en suite shower room. £20 per night (single), £25 per night (double).
ENSUITE Three piece suite comprising; WC, wash basin and shower.
COMMUNALGARDENS There are communal gardens to enjoy also.
AGENTSNOTE As Agents we are aware that upon completion of the resale of the property, fees are usually payable to the Freeholder or their Agent(s). Further clarification of this should be sought via your legal representative(s).
Some pictures on property portals are from the communal areas, laundry room, bin stores and guest accommodation and are for illustrative purposes only. They do not form part of the title for this property.
COVENANTS The minimum age for a sole occupier is 60 years old. Where the property is to be occupied jointly, the minimum age of the youngest occupier is 55 years old, subject to the Freeholder's approval.
GROUNDRENT Ground rent for 2022 is £425.
SERVICECHANGE Our vendors have made us aware the service charge is £2,818.60 PA. This includes water rates.
LEASE 125 year lease granted on 1st May 2007.
Property at a glance
Close to river walks and town
Independent living within 24 hour careline
Close to well connected bus interchange and railway station
Over 60s complex
Guest room available for visiting family & friends