- Retirement Property Exclusively For The Over 55s
- Private and Exclusive Location
- Spacious & Elegant First Floor Apartment
- Beautifully Appointed Throughout
- Panoramic Views Over the Grounds
- Large Drawing Room
- Spacious Kitchen/Dining Room
- Two Double Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms
- Utility Room & Study Area
- Residents & Visitors Parking
An elegant and beautifully appointed two bedroom first floor apartment set within a Grade I Listed magnificent Devonshire Mansion. Twelve acres of manicured gardens and grand shared spaces. Exclusively for the over 55's. SITUATION
Set deep in the rolling hills of South Hams in Devon, a couple of miles away is the picturesque Georgian town of Modbury, at the heart of the South Hams and the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth is just ten miles to the west. ACCOMMODATION
The Mildmay Suite is spacious, light and impeccably appointed with high ceilings and a wealth of period features. Once two apartments and now converted into one, the accommodation flows beautifully and has glorious views over the manicured grounds. Upon entering the apartment, the impressive hallway with original wooden panelling is partly being utilised as a study area.
The large drawing room is bright and sunny with granite mullion leaded bay windows giving uninterrupted views across the gardens. Partial wooden panelling, an elaborate ceiling, decorative coving and period fireplace accommodating an electric fire makes for a very elegant room.
The master bedroom is a wonderfully large room with part wooden panelling, decorative coved ceiling and triple aspect with views across the tennis court, croquet lawn and grounds. Wardrobes are partially fitted across two walls. Aside from the wonderful views across the grounds, the other focal point is an ornate period wood surround fireplace housing an electric fire making this a very restful room. A further door leads to the drawing room.
Bedroom two with part wooden panelled walls, wooden shutters and fitted wardrobes enjoys views across the grounds.
An inner lobby with a cloaks cupboard and storage above leads to the spacious fully fitted kitchen/dining room with a comprehensive range of floor and base units. Integrated appliances include a Bosch induction hob, Bosch eye-level oven and microwave, large fridge and sink unit. Two fitted cupboards, one housing a pantry and one for storage. A window seat to the rear offers a perfect spot to sit and enjoy the views.
The bathroom comprises of bath with shower over, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit, heated towel rail and wc.
From the entrance hall are further doors leading to a well-appointed shower room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit, heated towel rail, WC and two wall units. Access to loft space. A large airing cupboard with tumble drier. A utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and freezer and a very convenient staircase leads down to the Billiard Room.
There is no onward chain on this apartment. GRAND SHARED SPACES
Wood panelled with an impressive granite fireplace and plaster ceiling. Windows give views onto the huge trees in the driveway and also onto the gardens at the rear.
With magnificent plaster ceiling and beautiful fireplace. It is a light uplifting room and a lovely place to meet other residents or friends and family for coffee after lunch or on other social occasions.
Stunning panelled room with book lined walls. There is a spectacular carved marble fireplace with two small pairs of windows each side with stained glass by Burne Jones. The bookcases have interesting carvings with individual small faces. It is a quiet place to relax in the leather armchairs for a read, do a jigsaw or play chess. It is also used for social events.
A very large and impressive room with a full size billiard table at its centre. Yoga classes are held here, and also concerts and carol services. PARKING
Allocated parking for the apartments together with visitors parking. TENNIS COURT
Available all year round. CROQUET LAWN
In the summer the lawn is prepared for croquet, and residents enjoy an annual competition fuelled by Pimms. STAFFING AND SECURITY
Flete House is attended by staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Your security and peace of mind are assured by the presence of courteous and helpful Flete Management staff. THE GUEST SUITE
For a small charge, this suite can be used for family and friends who cannot be accommodated in an owner's apartment. SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE CHARGES
The current service and maintenance charge is £1130 per calendar month.
This charge is made up of costs common to all the apartments such as buildings insurance, maintenance, ground rent, gardening staff, cleaning staff, 24 hour security and 'concierge' staffing, window cleaning etc.
In addition to all this, most of the household utility bills are included, for example, electricity, lighting, central heating, water and drainage. Apartment owners are responsible for telephone and council tax charges.
Reserve fund contribution is payable on resale. TENURE
Leasehold with a 99 year lease from 2005 DIRECTIONS
From Luscombe Maye's office in Modbury, take the A379 towards Plymouth, for about two miles; just after crossing the Erme at Sequers Bridge, the entrance to Flete House will be seen on the left hand side. Turn in between the fine stone gateposts and follow the road through the park and up hill, through another grand stone entrance into the large car park for residents and visitors.