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Buckingham Court, Shrubbs Drive, PO22

1 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 1 Rec

Guide Price £110,000

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Middleton-on-Sea

Ben Green

Partner

Key features

  • First Floor
  • Shower Room
  • Views over Communal Gardens
  • Recently Decorated Communal Areas
  • No Chain

Full description

Situated within Middleton village is this first floor retirement apartment forming part of the popular McCarthy and Stone Development. The property is within a short distance to amenities and bus stop.

The property comprises, a double bedroom, sitting room/diner, separate kitchen refitted in April 2023 and a recently modernised shower room. Other benefits include a part-time house manager, a residents lounge with kitchen, laundry room and a guest suite for visitors.

Externally, the property has attractive communal gardens with patio areas. There is also parking on a `first come first served’ basis.

Tenure: We understand there is a 125 year lease from 2002.

Maintenance Charge: We understand the maintenance charge payable is approximately £1,496.77, payable twice yearly.

Ground Rent: We understand the ground rent payable is currently 350 p.a.

Situation

Buckingham Court is situated in the heart of Middleton village which offers a number of local facilities and amenities including but not limited to a post office, doctors, pharmacy, schools and a sports club. A regular bus service links the area to Bognor Regis and Chichester which both offer a wider range of shops and services. The property is a reasonably short, level 10-20 minute walk to the beach (depending on walking ability).

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  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Communal Lounge

Council Tax Band: B

Tenure: Leasehold

EPC Rating: C

Why live in Middleton-on-Sea?

The development of modern Middleton began after World War I, when Captain H Rowlands S Coldicott purchased great swathes of farmland with a plan to create both a residential estate and a village community.

This led to the development of the private Sea Lane Estate, which is still a sought-after residential area today thanks to its proximity to the sea and local shops. There are also many pretty thatched properties in the area along with small retirement apartments, bungalows and large family homes that enjoy direct access to the sea while, in neighbouring Felpham, we have the glorious private Summerley Estate.

Middleton-on-Sea is within easy reach of Chichester and Bognor Regis and is a perfect setting for family life. We have two local schools, including the Bishop Tufnell Primary School and the Felpham Community College for secondary students, along with a day nursery for pre-school children. We also have a good range of shops for such a small village, including coffee shops, a Post Office, a family butcher, a general store, newsagent, fish and chip shops, gift shops, a florist and some friendly pubs.

At low tide, Middleton-on-Sea’s sandy beach stretches from Littlehampton to Bognor Regis and is a favourite for local dog walkers and those who enjoy the fresh air and tranquillity of the sea.  Elmer Sands, a mile east of Middleton, is a particular beauty spot, enhanced by the interesting rock islands that were built as a sea defence two decades ago and which have left rock pools and safe areas for swimming and beginner water sports. Over in Felpham you’ll find beachfront cafés, the Arun Leisure Centre, which has a swimming pool and a well equipped gym, and public tennis courts next to the Promenade.

If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in Middleton-on-Sea, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.

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