|Listed on:||16th Jan 2023|
|Council tax band:||E|
Full Property Details
- Offering a Superior Retirement Living Experience
- Sitting in Beautifully Maintained Private Grounds
- Penthouse Apartment
- Wrap-around Terrace with Spectacular Sea views
- Fitted Kitchen With Integrated Appliances
- Master bedroom en-suite
- Top Floor with Lift Access
- Owners' Lounge
The apartment can be accessed through the secure main entrance, which leads to the stylish owners' lounge. This lounge, equipped with a coffee bar, is where the resident manager can be found during the week. Residents can participate in organised activities and meet new friends while relaxing with a book in this excellent venue.
Sachs Lodge has been constructed utilising the most advanced technologies and materials, and this development is designed for maximum efficiency and minimal energy consumption. The heating and hot water systems are provided by a ground source heat pump that is efficient and cost-effective. Apartments are equipped with individual thermostats and programming controls with instant hot water systems.
Through a secure communal entrance, a lift or stairway takes you to the fourth floor, where a private front door with a spyhole leads to the reception hall equipped with a video door entry system. An inner hallway leads to a storage/airing cupboard with slat shelving, an electric meter, and a consumer unit. There is a door that opens into a bright living room that features a fireplace with a coal-effect electric fire. A double-glazed door opens to the wrap-around terrace offering panoramic views of the Stoodley Knowle playing fields, as well as views across Lyme Bay and Long Quarry to Walls Hill with views along the east Devon coastline in the distance. There is a door leading from the living room to the kitchen. This kitchen is equipped with high gloss fronted units and stone effect working surfaces, tiled splashbacks, and an inset sink. There is also an electric oven, a four-ring ceramic stove with cooker hood above, a washer/dryer, a refrigerator, and a freezer integrated into the cabinetry. The apartment has two double bedrooms, with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room as well as offering spectacular views of Anstey's Cove. Also included in the master bedroom is a built-in wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. As part of the second bedroom, there is a range of built-in wardrobes and bedside tables that match the wardrobes. A three-piece bathroom suite features a bath tub with shower above and a glass swivel shower screen, a vanity unit with storage beneath and wash basin on top, and a concealed cistern toilet. The bathroom features fully tiled walls, a ladder style heated towel rail, and an extractor fan.
Council Tax Band: E (Torbay Council)
Tenure: Leasehold (119 years)
Ground Rent: £625 per year
Service Charge: £4,778.68 per year
An annual service charge of £4,778.68 is charged to cover the costs of heating, buildings insurance, water, and external maintenance of the building. From 1st June 2017, there is 125 years remaining on the lease and a ground rent of £625 per annum.
Located at the front of the development, the Residents Car Park provides ample parking for all residents on a first come, first served basis. Located in the lush, mature landscaped communal gardens, Sachs Lodge offers a tranquil and serene setting for residents' enjoyment and leisure. There are lush green lawns, elegant paved patios, and an abundance of mature plants, trees, and shrubs in the gardens. Additionally, residents' outdoor equipment can be safely stored in a convenient undercover buggy store.
Nestled within the picturesque English Riviera, Torquay seamlessly blends the charming nostalgia of a classic seaside town with the vibrancy of contemporary palm trees, a bustling harbour, and an international marina. Take a stroll along the pier and promenade and soak up the laid-back atmosphere that the town exudes.
Located in Wellswood Village, Sachs Lodge offers a diverse array of local shops and amenities. From a Post Office to a Patisserie, Pharmacy, and Restaurants, this charming village has something for everyone. And if you're looking for more shopping and entertainment, the marina, seafront and town centre are just a short distance away.
Experience the best of both worlds as you stroll along the beach, breathe in the salty sea air, then shop or sip on a drink at a marina-side bar. Torquay has something for everyone, and Sachs Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore all that this charming town has to offer.
At Sachs Lodge, safety and security are of the utmost importance. An emergency Careline system is installed to ensure the well-being of all residents, overseen by the Lodge Manager during daytime hours and monitored by the Careline team 24 hours a day. In addition, the apartment features integrated Careline intruder alarms, a secure video entry system, and advanced fire and smoke detectors in both individual apartments and communal areas. This provides residents with unparalleled peace of mind. The Lodge manager is on hand during daytime hours to assist and support Owners, and organizes regular events in the Owners' Lounge to promote community spirit. There is a guest suite available for visitors, as well as access to more than 150 guest suites located in Retirement Lodges across the country. Prices are available upon request from the Lodge Manager. Ownership requires at least one Owner over 60 years old and any second Owner over 55 years old.
These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or a contract. All statements contained in these particulars are made without responsibility on the part of Daniel Hobbin Estate Agents Limited. Where every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floorplan contained here, any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents. Daniel Hobbin Estate Agents Limited have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself/herself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.