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Forum Court, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1JP

2 beds | 1 reception | £160,000


  • Very Sheltered Housing Development
  • Second Floor Apartment
  • 'Chubb' Emergency Cord System
  • House Managers Office, Communal Lounge
  • Spacious Lounge & Breakfast Kitchen
  • Two Double Bedrooms, Master inc Fitted Wardrobes
  • Modern Shower Room & Separate Wc
  • Views Over Lord Street
  • Convenient Town Centre Location
  • EPC Rating B, Sefton MBC Band D

Forum Court is a prestigious development of 'very sheltered' housing, and designed to enable retired buyers to retain their independence and live in their own homes as long as possible. This well presented flat is situated on the second floor offering a very enviable position with fabulous views over Lord Street and the Southport Town Centre. The centrally heated and double glazed accommodation includes; a private entrance with walk-in store room and separate Wc, lounge and breakfast kitchen with a range of built-in Neff appliances. Master bedroom with built-in wardrobes, second double bedroom and a spacious modern shower room/Wc. The facilities at Forum Court include a team of House Managers, House Keeping Assistants, communal lounge, conservatory, dining room, and a guest suite. An early viewing is recommended.

Communal Entrance Hall
Entry phone system, House Managers office, communal lounge, conservatory and dining room. Stairs and passenger lift to second floor.

Second Floor

Privaet Entrance Hall
Useful built in storage cupboard and separate walk in cupboard measuring 7'1" x 3'7" including hanging space and shelving and wall mounted electrical consumer unit. 'Chubb' emergency call unit.

Lounge
17'6" into bay x 14'3" into recess, 5.33m into bay x 4.34m into recess
Double glazed windows provide a delightful aspect over Lord Street to the front of the development, an attractive modern fireplace with marble effect interior, fire surround and hearth. Wall light points, security pull cord and glazed inner door to.....

Breakfast Kitchen
11'7" x 8'7", 3.53m x 2.62m
Double glazed window overlooking Lord Street to the front of the development. Dining area open plan with fitted kitchen including a range of built-in base units, cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards and working surfaces. 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. 'Worcester' combination style central heating boiler. There are a range of 'Neff' appliances comprising ceramic style hob with extractor over, fridge, freezer and electric oven and grill. Security pull cord, part wall tiling.

Wc
7'2" x 3'11", 2.18m x 1.19m
Low level Wc, wash hand basin, mid way wall tiling. Security pull cord, vanity wall mirror and extractor.

Shower Room/Wc
7'7" x 7'10", 2.31m x 2.39m
Three piece modern suite comprising low level Wc, pedestal wash hand basin and step in shower enclosure with glazed shower screen and electric shower unit. Mid way wall tiling, security pull cord and extractor.

Bedroom 1
11'3" from front of wardrobes excluding bow bay x 9'11", 3.43m from front of wardrobes excluding bow bay x 3.02m
Double glazed bow bay window overlooking internal courtyard, fitted wardrobes with vanity mirrored frontage, security pull cord.

Bedroom 2
12'8" x 8'3", 3.86m x 2.51m
Double glazed window to overlooking internal courtyard, security pull cord.

Outside
Communal gardens and car parking is available on a first come, first served basis. Second floor access via passenger lift also provides useful recess for communal seating area overlooking the internal courtyard.

Service Charge
We understand that 'Retirement Security Limited' supervises the day-to-day running of the development and the current service charge is payable in the region of £637.38 per month, which is reviewed annually.

Very Sheltered Housing
The concept of very sheltered housing is to enable retired people to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes as long as possible. All communal facilities and all the rooms in the flat are accessible to everyone including those using wheelchairs. The services offered at Forum Court are much greater than usually offered in sheltered housing; there is a team of duty managers, one of whom is always present on site, a team of house keeping assistances provide domestic assistance and 1 1/2 hours of domestic is included within the service charge each week. Additional assistance is available. Facilities at the development include; lounge, conservatory and dining room. A double guest suite with en-suite shower room and bathroom is available at a cost of £55 per night for one person fo £65 per night for two people and this includes a light breakfast. We understand the age restriction to be 60 years.

Transfer Fee
We confirm that there will be a transfer fee payable to RSL (Retirement Security Ltd) each time an owner sells on, or transfers ownership of their dwelling. This is a transferred premium, the calculation of the transfer premium is based on when the transfer takes place as follows:
Up to one year from the first purchase or most recent transfer= 1% of the gross proceeds of sale.
Between years 1 and 2 from the first purchase or most recent transfer= 2% of the gross proceeds of sale.
Between 2 years or more from the first purchase or most recent transfer= 3% of the gross proceeds of sale.

Tenure
The tenure of the property is Leasehold for a term of 125 years from 1 January 1995 and is subject to a peppercorn ground rent.

Council Tax
Sefton MBC, Council Tax Band D.

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