New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex

1-bed Retirement Property £250,000

Property description

A recently built one bedroom second-floor over 60's retirement apartment situated on the side elevation of Chelmer Lodge. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with a large walk-in storage cupboard. There is a good sized lounge/diner with a door giving access to a fitted kitchen with a  range of base and eye level units which incorporate an integrated oven and four ring hob with extractor hood as well as an integrated fridge and freezer and washing machine. There is a good sized double bedroom with a double fitted wardrobe as well as a shower room WC which is fully tiled and has a corner shower cubicle. The property is double glazed and has electric air sourced central heating via radiators. There is a lodge manager who is on hand throughout the day who also arranges regular events in the owners lounge. Chelmer Lodge requires at least one resident to be over the age of 60 with any second resident over the age of 55. To the rear of the building there are communal gardens and a patio area.

Area Information

This property is ideally situated just a walk to Central park which is very popular with local residents offering buyers a great place to relax and enjoy this large open space and wildlife plus it has its own cafe for refreshments and play area. Local footpaths and cycle routes run through the park leading to different parts of the City which also flow on into Admirals park with routes leading to the traditional and sought after village of Writtle which has a range of local public houses serving food and real ale as well as some of the City's most popular places to eat. The City centre with its vibrant High Street is only a short distance. The city benefits from a wide array of entertainment facilities with a range of exciting arts, culture and entertainment. Chelmsford hosts many international restaurants situated around the town, three theatres and two cinema complexes.

Entrance Hall


10' 7" x 23' 1" (3.23m x 7.04m)


7' 8" x 8' 0" (2.34m x 2.44m)


9' 1" > 5' 3" x 17' 7" (2.77m x 5.36m)

Shower Room/WC


Residents Lounge & Kitchen

Tenure: Leasehold

Council Tax info: Band D is £1,912.77 Local Authority – Chelmsford Town Centre

Lease length: 125 years from 01/09/2016, expiring on 01/09/2141.

Ground rent: £575 p.a which is reviewed every 7 years as per a formula referred to in the lease. Copy of lease available for inspection upon request.

Service charge: We are advised that the annual service charge is approx. £2,500. In accordance with the lease, the share of the gross annual service charge is calculated at 1.59%. The service charge is reviewed annually

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  • Over 60's retirement apartment
  • Second Floor
  • Residents Lounge & Kitchen
  • No Onward Chain
  • 24 Hour Careline System
  • Communal Gardens
  • On site Lodge Manager
  • Bedroom with fitted wardrobes
  • Convenient for the City centre and local shops
  • Residents parking


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11 Duke Street
01245 250 222

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