The Dell, Chelmsford, Essex

2-bed Flat £200,000

Property description

Agents summary

This two bedroom retirement flat with a lift and stairs to the first floor is located in the peaceful Kingfisher Lodge complex situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac position in the popular village of Great Baddow. The development comprises of one and two bedroom properties set in well kept and landscaped communal gardens for retired persons aged 60 or over. The onsite facilities for residents consist of a resident’s lounge, laundry room and guest suite for the use of friends and relatives should they wish to stay over. Each flat is fitted its own emergency audio system and pull cords with atre direct contact to a twenty-four hour a day care line.

Area information

The village of Great Baddow has a range of local shops and stores including The Vineyards shopping square which is located 0.5 mile of the development which has a good variety of shops which include a co-op store, chemist, bakers, newsagent, post office, hairdressers, butchers and greengrocers. The village has a traditional public house serving hot food and a good selection of real ales, a range of local parks and open public spaces. There is also a near by Park and Ride bus service which offers a regular service direct to the City centre and Railway Station. Junction 18 of the A12 is located just over a mile away with connecting road links to the A130 for Southend Airport & the M25 London.

First floor

Communal entrance

Security entrance door, lift and stairs to both floors, access to the residents lounge and laundry room.

Entrance hall

Electric heater, built in double cupboard, airing cupboard, coved ceiling.


13' 6" x 10' 8" (4.11m x 3.25m) uPVC double glazed french doors with a retained Juliet style balcony, electric heater, serving hatch to the kitchen, coved ceiling.


10' 8" x 7' 9" (3.25m x 2.36m) Stainless steel single drainer sink unit, roll-edged work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below, space for a cooker and fridge/freezer, matching eye level units over, serving hatch to lounge.

Bedroom 1

13' 4" x 9' 6" (4.06m x 2.90m) uPVC double glazed window to rear, electric heater, built in double wardrobe.

Bedroom 2

10' 2" x 6' 9" (3.10m x 2.06m) uPVC double glazed window to rear, electric heater, coved ceiling.

Shower room

A recently re-fitted shower room with a walk in shower, low level w.c, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, tiled walls and flooring, electric heater, extractor.


Communal grounds

The property is set in well kept gardens with parking available for residents and visitors.

Leasehold information

The minimum age requirement to purchase this property is 60
Lease Length: 125 from 1st January1987
Service Charge: Currently £194.74 pcm which is reviewed yearly
There is no Ground Rent payable
Any party hoping to move forward with a purchase of this property will be required to undergo an interview with the Site Manager prior to the sale being confirmed
Please note that no pets are permitted in this development

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  • 0.5 Mile of The Vineyards shopping square
  • Near by bus route to the City centre
  • Plenty of residents & visitors parking
  • On site house manager
  • First floor with residents lift
  • Communal lounge & laundry room
  • Lounge with Juliet style balcony
  • Recently re-fitted shower room
  • No onward chain
  • Security entrance phone system


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11 Duke Street
01245 250 222

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