Bridge Lane, Penrith
Guide price £135,000

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Property Description

  • Over 55's Apartment
  • Two bedrooms
  • Jack and Jill bathroom
  • Living kitchen diner
  • Panic alarm with 24 hr staffing
  • Communal areas
  • Lots of residents activities
  • Parking
  • Communal gardens
  • Town Centre location

A fabulous welcoming 2 bedroomed 2nd floor apartment in a purpose built development for over 55s looking for plenty of friends and facilities, right in the heart of Penrith.

Found in Penrith Town Centre is this immaculate purpose 2nd floor apartment with easy lift access in a sought after managed building and boasts a resident’s lounge, restaurant and hair salon. The building is staffed 24 hours and is ideal for over 55's who want to remain independent but have the security of care being on hand if needed. The lounge and restaurant offers the opportunity to meet new friends who are in similar situations.
The accommodation in the apartment is spacious and comprises of an entrance hallway, living/dining room, kitchen, and two bedrooms with a jack & jill shower room bedroom.
Externally There is ample parking and well-maintained gardens to enjoy.
Penrith is a popular market town with lots of local amenities including shops, restaurants, banks, doctor’s surgeries, railway station, leisure facilities and offers easy access to the A66, M6 and the Lake District National Park.

** Strictly appointment only**

Carpeted floor with underfloor heating and doors opening into a storage cupboard, the living/dining room, the two bedrooms and into the bathroom.

Two UPVC double-glazed window to the front aspect, carpeted floor with underfloor heating and access into the kitchen.

A range of matching wall and base units with a roll top work surface, tiled splash back, stainless-steel sink with drainer unit and chrome mixer tap over. Integrated fridge/freezer, integrated oven with electric hob and extractor fan over and plumbed for a washing machine. Non slip flooring

UPVC double-glazed window to the rear aspect, carpeted floor with underfloor heating.

Wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps over, Geberit toilet with handrails, an enclosed walk-in shower with a mains-fed power shower, tiled surround and hand rail, extractor fan, wall mounted cupboard a non slip flooring and a door opening into bedroom one.

UPVC double-glazed window to the front aspect, large fitted wardrobes, and a carpeted floor with underfloor heating and a door opening into a jack & Jill shower room.

There is ample parking in a large car park to the front of the building and is surrounded by lovely well maintained communal gardens.

Please note that MHA is required to ensure that any intending buyer falls within the criteria of
a qualifying person, as defined by the lease. As such, an assessment will be required with
the Housing Manager, an assessment form completed and written consent given by MHA.

Council Tax Band - A



Ground Rent £630pa
Service Charge - £298.39 per month This covers communal cleaning and maintenance, external window cleaning, water and sewerage, buildings insurance and estate management. It includes the costs of heating, lighting and water for the communal areas only. The Service Charge is payable in advance for the month ahead.
Personal heating - £27.96 per month, Personal; water - £5.35per month
The monthly Wellbeing Charge is: £311 per month
This includes 24 hour staffing on site, help in an emergency and the co-ordination of an activities and events programme.
Wellbeing is payable in advance for the month ahead.

Further Care Packages are available, which are tailored to suit individual needs and are charged accordingly. For further information, please contact, Christine Fabi or Chris Middleton tel: or email: Christine. or

Tenure - We understand the property is leasehold, being a 125 year lease from 1st September 2008.

Council tax band is band A.

On the re-sale of the property the owner will be required to contribute to a contingency fund. The fund covers spending for the repair or renewal of communal areas, roofs, lifts etc. The contribution is 1% of the "open market value" at the point of sale/transfer of ownership, for each year or part year of ownership.

MHA administration fees will be payable by the buyer as follows:
Approval of Deed of Covenant: £90 plus VAT
Notice of Assignment fee: £90 plus VAT
Land Registry Certificate fee: £90 no VAT

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. The services, systems, and appliances shown may not have been tested and has no guarantee as to their operability or efficiency can be given. All floor plans are created as a guide to the lay out of the property and should not be considered as a true depiction of any property and constitutes no part of a legal contract.

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Bridge Lane
Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8GW
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 33006732