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1 bed flat for sale

£245,000 Guide price

St. Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells TN4

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Property features

  • Luxury 1-Bedroom Retirement Apartment for the Over 70's
  • Sought After McCarthy & Stone 'Living Plus' Development
  • Two Hours of Domestic Assistance Included Per Week
  • On Site Facilities to Include Bistro Restaurant & Hair Salon/Wellness Suite
  • Lifts to All Floors, Laundry Room & Mobility Scooter Store
  • Guest Suite Available to Hire For Family & Friends
  • Close to Town, Plus Cafes & Supermarkets On Its Door Step
  • Beautiful Communal Gardens & Residents Lounge
  • Allocated Parking Space Included Within the Sale Price
  • Internal Viewing is An Absolute Must!

Property description

A gorgeous 1 bed first floor apartment with allocated parking space within this luxurious and thoughtfully designed Retirement Living Plus development by McCarthy & Stone, exclusively catering to the over 70s who seek independent living with extra care and support. Internal viewing comes highly recommended.

- two hours of domestic assistance included per week, providing you with extra support while maintaining your independence.
- On-site bistro restaurant with table service, offering freshly prepared meals daily for a delightful dining experience.
- allocated parking space included within the sale price, ensuring convenience and ease for your transportation needs.

Discover an unparalleled retirement living experience at The Dairy, where sophisticated elegance meets comprehensive support.

- The Dairy is a Retirement Living Plus development meticulously crafted by McCarthy & Stone in 2017, exclusively designed for the over 70s who seek independent living with optional care and support.
- An attentive Estate Manager leads the team and oversees the development, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free living experience.
- The apartment boasts a fully fitted kitchen, underfloor heating, a beautifully tiled shower room with a level access shower, and a 24-hour emergency call system, prioritising your comfort and safety.

Communal Facilities:

- A welcoming homeowners lounge hosts an array of social events and activities, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie.
- The landscaped gardens provide a serene environment for relaxation and leisurely walks, surrounded by natural beauty.
- Indulge in the bistro/restaurant's delectable menu, offering table service and freshly prepared meals daily, ensuring delightful dining experiences.
- Enjoy the convenience of a fully equipped laundry room and pamper yourself in the well-being suite, dedicated to your physical and mental well-being.
- The guest suite accommodation, available for booking (fees apply), offers a comfortable stay for your visiting guests, creating cherished memories together.
- Rest assured with the 24-hour emergency call system, equipped with personal pendants and call points in your bedroom and bathroom, accompanied by onsite management available round the clock.

Domestic Support:

- Benefit from two hours of domestic support per week included in the service charge at The Dairy, catering to your household needs and freeing up your time.
- Additional care and support services are available at an extra charge, starting from short 15-minute sessions, tailored to your specific requirements and preferences.

Ideal Location:

- Ideally situated on St John's Road in Tunbridge Wells, The Dairy enjoys a vibrant neighbourhood with a wide range of cafes and supermarkets at your doorstep.
- Convenient access to a nearby bus stop offers easy transportation, allowing you to explore the bustling town centre with its diverse amenities and recreational activities, along with ample green spaces in the local parks.
- Royal Tunbridge Wells presents an ideal location for an active and independent retirement, with an exclusive selection of boutique shops, high street stores, eateries, entertainment options, a bowls green, a museum, and an art gallery. You can even catch captivating shows at the Assembly Hall.

Transport Links:

- Royal Tunbridge Wells benefits from excellent transport connections to surrounding towns and cities through rail and road networks.

- Direct trains to Charing Cross and London Bridge, taking approximately one hour, provide seamless access to the heart of the city.

The Apartment Accommodation:

- Step into the elegant entrance hall through a front door with a spy hole, where impeccable design meets practicality.

- The 24-hour emergency response pull cord system, located in the hall, ensures your safety and peace of mind.
- Discover convenience with a large walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard and illuminated light switches, accompanied by a smoke detector and a security entry system with an intercom.
- A bright and generously proportioned living room welcomes you with floor-to-ceiling windows, bathing the space in natural light.
- Enjoy entertainment with TV and telephone points, along with a Sky/Sky+ connection point.
- Two ceiling lights illuminate the room, complementing the fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets.
- Access to a separate kitchen through a partially glazed door adds to the convenience and functionality of the living space.
- A fully fitted kitchen boasts modern floor and wall mounted level units and drawers, enhanced by a stylish roll top work surface.
- Electrically operated UPVC double glazed windows offer both aesthetics and practicality.
- Discover the convenience of a stainless steel sink with a mono lever tap and drainer, along with essential appliances, including an eye-level oven, microwave oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, and an integral fridge freezer and dishwasher.
- The spacious double bedroom provides a tranquil haven, complemented by a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving for organized storage solutions.
- Ceiling lights, TV and phone points, and floor-to-ceiling windows add to the comfort and functionality of the space.
- The elegant shower room is partially tiled and fitted with a suite that includes a low-level access shower, a low-level WC, a vanity unit with a wash basin, and a mirror above.
- Enjoy practicality with a shaving point, an electric heater, and an extractor fan, ensuring a comfortable and refreshing experience.


- Your convenience is paramount, with an allocated parking space thoughtfully included within the sale price, ensuring easy access and hassle-free parking.

Service Charge (Breakdown):

- The service charge covers a range of essential services, ensuring a well-maintained and secure living environment.
- Enjoy the convenience of cleaning communal windows, water rates for communal areas and apartments, electricity, heating, lighting, and power to communal areas.
- The 24-hour emergency call system provides peace of mind, while the upkeep of gardens and grounds adds to the beauty of the surroundings.
- Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas are expertly managed, and a contingency fund includes provisions for internal and external redecoration of communal areas and buildings insurance.

Leasehold Tenure:

- The property offers a leasehold of 999 years from the 1st of June 2017,993 Unexpired
- Ground Rent of £435 per annum, with a ground rent review scheduled for June 2032

Council Tax Band:

- D
- Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

EPC Rating: B

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for TN4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £919,403 £396 4.2 £888,981
Semi-detached £640,552 £386 3.2 £499,676
Terraced £674,388 £370 2.7 £384,322
Flats £347,798 £360 1.9 £313,984

Current asking prices in TN4

Average: £644,821
Avg. current asking prices in TN4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £190,000
Flats £224,700
All £222,130

Current asking rents in TN4

Average: £2,376 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £771 pcm
£1,452 pcm
£1,796 pcm
£2,247 pcm
£4,315 pcm
Flats £1,892 pcm
£2,467 pcm
£1,794 pcm
- -
All £1,572 pcm
£2,177 pcm
£1,795 pcm
£2,247 pcm
£4,315 pcm

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,142 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 24,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £934 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £4/mo (£45/yr)
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Gas £17 Electricity £33 Estimated energy cost £50/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Tunbridge Wells

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £127 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £9 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £27 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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