The Residence is situated in an ideal, prime position close to Lancaster City Centre; the historic city of Lancaster has so much to offer people of all ages with a growing cultural and music scene, excellent range of high street and independent shops, and an unrivalled choice of health care and local amenities.
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase one of the most spacious, three bedroom apartments which the highly regarded Grade ll listed development, The Residence, has to offer. On the open market for the first time since it was developed by PJ Livesey, this spacious, third floor apartment will suit a wide range of buyers who live busy, professional lives. Originally built in 1883, the building boasts many original fine features, elegance and style throughout, which also extend into the apartment, representing the perfect environment for modern day living with attention to detail. The communal gardens and grounds surround The Residence have been lovingly created and developed to complement this fine, exquisite building.
The Residence is situated in an ideal, prime position close to Lancaster City Centre; the historic city of Lancaster has so much to offer people of all ages with a growing cultural and music scene, excellent range of high street and independent shops, and an unrivalled choice of health care and local amenities. Families will be delighted with the exceptional choice of primary schooling, and the highly rated Boys and Girls Grammar Schools, and Ripley St Thomas also within easy reach and walking distance for those of secondary age. The apartment is conveniently located, with close bus routes, the M6 motorway junction 33, Lancaster University, Lancaster Royal Infirmary and the locally renowned Williamson Park on the doorstep.
The apartment is positioned to third floor and can be easily assessed by way of a communal lift or stairs. On entry, the hallway is flooded with natural light by way of two velux windows. One of the exceptional features of this apartment is the amount of storage on offer, from the abundance of eaves storage to the many built in, generous cupboards. The hallway has two separate storage cupboards, one of which is perfect for hanging coats and boots, and the second is deep and houses the boiler and electrics.
In total, there are three generous double bedrooms, all of which boast quality fitted wardrobes and two of which benefit from attractive, fully tiled en suites. The stunning family bathroom is fully tiled and comprises a bath with shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin and towel radiator.
The open plan living arrangement is impressive to say the least; bright and spacious with a dual aspect approach by way of the bi folding doors which lead out onto the balcony to the exposed feature circular stone window which over looks the fields beyond, these structures make this room the heart of the home and perfect for open plan entertaining. The kitchen is both modern and practical with tiles flooring comprising a full range of wall and base units, breakfast bar with space for seating, NEFF oven, drill, microwave and gas hob, sink and a half and a combined, integrated washer dryer. Adjacent to the kitchen is ample space for formal dining furniture to seat all your family and guests along with a designated living for comfortable seating; the furniture within this open plan living arrangement can be available to purchase by separate negotiation. There are a couple of steps up to the bi folding doors, which lead out onto a fully enclosed, decked balcony area which overlooks the grounds of The Residence – the perfect sun trap and ideal for private, al fresco dining in the summer months.
Outside This property will appeal to a wide range of buyers seeking executive-style living in a highly convenient location. The communal areas at The Residence are simply stunning and are there for the residents to enjoy, without the stress or time of maintaining the upkeep. The apartment comes with two private allocated parking spaces and also the additional benefit of visitor parking spaces.
Services All mains services connected
Council Tax Band E
Tenure Leasehold - 250 years commencing 1st January 2014.
Ground Rent £150.00 per annum. Management Fee: Approximately £3947 per annum which includes all cleaning and general maintenance of the public areas both inside and out. Electricity and water costs in the communal areas are also included as well as buildings insurance.