The Priory

The Priory, Priory Road, Abbotskerswell, Devon, TQ12 5PP

13 The Priory

The Priory
To buy: £285,000
*other charges apply
About this property

An elegant first floor two bedroom apartment in the sought after Priory retirement village. Delightful south facing balcony boasting stunning far reaching views.

Charming period features comprising;  

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About 13 The Priory

Tenure: Leasehold


Access to the property via a lift or stairs  from main Priory lobby, or alternatively a ground floor level walkway accessible from the grounds.

The front door opens into an eleven foot high entrance hallway, flooded with light from a magnificent Gothic style  mullioned and leaded light window that reaches from the floor to just below the ceiling and occupies the full width of the rear aspect wall.

Lounge /Dining Room: 18’ 4” (5.59m) x 13’ 1” (3.99m)

This delightful dual aspect room comprises; two large sash windows to side aspect and a glazed single door leading onto a tiled south facing balcony with superb views over the gardens and far reaching countryside beyond.  The sitting room has 2 x electric night storage heaters and an attractive white fire surround with an electric fire creating a cosy focal point.  The original central feature beam has been restored to its former state adding character and charm and the high ceiling creates a spacious airy feel.

Kitchen: 9’ 10”   (3.00m) x 8’ 7” (2.62m)

Double doors lead into the recently fitted modern kitchen, still retaining its wealth of original character and charm. Comprises; range of eye and base level units in a stylish finish including a built-in wine rack, leaded glass cabinets & wide soft close drawers, complementary granite counter tops and attractive tiled splash-back. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with Grohe mixer tap ‘boiling hot water on demand’ tap & waste disposal unit. Integrated appliances include; Full service Bosch dishwasher, waist height double electric oven, 4 ring ceramic hob and overhead AEG extractor hood, free standing fridge freezer (included) Beautiful Victorian clay floor tiles and character rear aspect trefoil window retaining original wooden shutters.

Bedroom One: 13’4” (Into Wardrobe) (4.06m) x 8’ 8” (2.64m)

The master bedroom enjoys a dual aspect with views over the gardens and grounds from original feature windows, fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes with mirrored doors and additional cupboards above, TV/FM telephone and power points and storage heater.

Bedroom Two/Dining room: 9’ 10” (3.00m) x 8’ 8” (2.64m)

A versatile room that can be utilised as either a dining room, bedroom or study. Rear aspect, mullioned trefoil window with wooden shutters & storage radiator.

Utility Room:

Fitted with a range of wall mounted storage cupboards and plumbed in Bosch 8kg washing machine and tumble dryer (included in the sale) a low level WC is still installed (originally a bathroom which could be re-instated) loft hatch with ladder and light and ample storage. Fully tiled.  

Shower room:

A modern fitted shower room fully tiled walls and floors complementing tasteful period fixtures and fittings including; a corner enclosed shower cubicle and electric shower, wall mounted cupboards with inset mirror, Carrara marble surround incorporating a heritage sink & traditional taps with further cupboards below, low level WC and heated towel rail. 

Additional Comments/Star features:

Presented in superb condition throughout offering delightful accommodation and a wealth of original features.

Floor Plan

Floor Plan

13 The Priory Floorplan


Service Charge and Key Facts
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Service Charge and Key Facts

Lease: 299 years from 01/12/1986

Service Charge: £7,559.23 PA for single or double occupancy

Council Tax: E - £2402.87 per annum


Energy Performance Certificate

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Financial Implications
13 The Priory

Financial Implications

Owners of a Retirement Villages Lease are required to pay an assignment fee on re-sale of the property which is a percentage of up to 12.5% of the re-sale price of the property when it is re-sold. Please ask the Village Manager for more details and a copy of the financial implications.

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