PENTHOUSE APARTMENT WITH SEA VIEWS A rare opportunity to purchase on of Ilfracombe’s prime apartments. This high specification, 4 bedroom duplex apartment has approximately 2200 sqf of floorspace, 2 secure parking spaces and is offered for sale with no onward chain.
Arlington Villas was previously an imposing grand hotel, then converted into high specification apartments in 2016 by highly regarded developers, St. Michaels Properties Ltd.
The building was meticulously and sympathetically renovated and refurbished throughout with great attention to detail to the highest possible standards.
The property offers a high level of security with gated entry to the car park and key fobs for the communal entrance doors. Each flat has a ‘suited key system’ reducing the number of keys each apartment needs for the building.
Other communal benefits include an enclosed secure communal store area with spaces for each individual apartment. This area is idea storage for bikes and surfboards.
The building has solar panels giving credit back via the feed in tariff which helps towards the communal maintenance charges.
There are bright and airy communal areas with both stairs and a passenger lift to each floor.
For apartment 10 the lift brings you out onto a landing area just serving this apartment giving a good level of privicy Adjacent to the front door of the apartment is a lockable private cupboard. Once in the apartment door there is an entrance lobby with PIR light detector, a further door then gives access into the hallway where doors can be found for all 4 bedrooms. Bedroom one comes with a luxury en-suite shower room. in addition is a high quality bathroom servicing the other 3 bedrooms.
Stairs lead up to the heart of this property, being a huge open plan triple aspect living area where there is access out to a private balcony. From here are superb views over coastline and Bristol Channel beyond. This room offer plenty of space for dining area. The kitchen itself comes with many ‘AEG’ integrated appliances and a feature island. There are feature porthole windows with views out towards Hillsborough.
A viewing of the ‘VIDEO TOUR’ is highly recommended to fully appreciate the overall layout, quality of finish and size of this wonderful apartment.
Ilfracombe town offers a variety of independent shops along with larger supermarkets both in and out of town including Lidl, Tesco and Co-Op with further shops, art galleries, restaurants and bars within the area. The picturesque seafront and harbour area is where the renowned artist Damien Hirst influence can be found along with his 60’ ‘Verity’ statue at the harbour entrance. In addition is the exciting new water hub and café making the harbour area a hive of activity.
North Devon has a wealth of simply stunning golden sand beaches and has long been a mecca for British surfers. The area has recently been declared a ‘world surfing reserve’, one of just 12 places on the planet along with the Australia’s Golden Coast and Malibu in California. In addition Exmoor National Park offers breath taking scenery with miles and miles of walks.
Barnstaple, North Devon’s main trading centre is approximately 12 miles away with many of the big name shops and rail link to the intercity network at Tiverton.
We have been advised from Luxury Cottages of the following projected short term letting figures per week.
Low season, £1,100
Medium season £1,800
High season £2,700
Festive weeks £2,800
The building was converted in 2016 with a new 999 year lease in place. Once the last property was sold the Freehold was transferred back to the building with each apartment holding a 1/10th share which is vested within the management company.
The current service charge at the time of print for apartment 10 is £125 per calendar month. Douglas and Dean Block management look after the management of this building. The charge includes maintenance and upkeep of the common and external areas, maintenance and servicing of the lift, common lighting, common water and building insurance.
Holiday and assured shorthold letting is permitted within the building, pets are allowed with the written consent of the Management Company. This is for owners but not for any tenants of the building.
Applicants are advised to proceed in an easterly direction along Church Street, this then becomes the High Street. At the end of the High Street bear off to the left into Fore Street and follow the road around to the left into Sommers Crescent. Arlington Villas will be found down on the left hand side with a barrier allowing access into the car park.