This stunning one-of-a-kind penthouse apartment situated within an iconic building within the heart of Ashford is sure to leave you catching your breath. Having been completely refurbished throughout by the current owner this beautiful duplex apartment has been finished to such an exemplary standard.
Walk inside through the communal hallway where three lifts provide access to the upper floors. Taking the lift to the 8th floor will bring you up to where you can head inside.
Once inside you are immediately stuck by the sense of space on offer, a total of 1383sqft make up the living accommodation, spanning two floors. High ceilings feature throughout this beautiful apartment where you will be stunned with high specification offered. The entrance hallway on the lower floor offers access into the bedrooms, family bathroom and is where the staircase leads to the upper floor. Beneath the stair case is a large walk-in cupboard where the hot water and heating system controls are located, along side plumbing and space for a freestanding washing machine. A 'Karndean' flooring has been laid to a 'Parque' design within the hallway whilst a thick piled carpet has been laid on the stairs.
The two bedrooms are of impressive sizes with the stand out feature within the master bedroom being the bi-folding doors leading you out onto the private terrace/balcony. Take in the breath-taking views across Ashford or watch as the sun rises early in the morning. A bespoke Walnut Oak walk-in-wardrobe has also been fitted within the master bedroom. Bedroom two is just as impressive with a door providing access onto the terrace/balcony too, a hand-made Walnut Oak fitted wardrobe has been installed whilst there is also the luxury of a high-specification en-suite shower room, comprising a walk-in shower, wash basin with vanity unit, wc, stylish towel rail and has been fully tiled.
The family bathroom is located off the hallway, having been fished to the same exacting standards as the en-suite and comprising a bath, wash basin with vanity unit, wc, stylish towel rail and has been fully tiled and too.
Just like with the staircase a thick pile carpet has been laid to both of the bedrooms.
Taking the staircase to the first floor and you are sure to be impressed with the open plan living space. More bi-folding doors lead you out onto the second of the private terrace/balconies on offer. As with the lower floor, you'll experience Travertine tiled walls, composite decking and safety glass balustrading whilst enjoying the views presented across Ashford.
The main living space totals 550sqft of open-plan living, separated well into the three distinct spaces. The main living room comprises the majority or the space and is positioned to full appreciate the views through the bi-folding doors and over the terrace/balcony. A dining area is neatly positioned to one side whilst within another corner of the room is the modern fitted kitchen. Finished to a very high standard, the fitted kitchen comprises a high gloss exterior with granite worksurfaces, an inset under-slung sink, inset electric oven, electric hob and extractor hood, inset microwave oven, integrated Miele fridge-freezer and built-in Miele dishwasher. Within the living room also is a useful storage cupboard.
The entrance hallway of the upper floor also provides access into the communal hallway, where the lift access is available to the lower floors and you can also access the three roof gardens/terraces available to the residents. Off the hallway too is a cloakroom, finished to the same standard as the bathroom and en-suite and comprising a wash basin with vanity unit, wc and has also been fully tiled.
Throughout the whole of the upper floor, aside from the cloakroom, the same 'Karndean' flooring has been laid to a 'Parque' design.
Installed throughout and within each of the rooms is a Bower Wilkins Sonos sound system. Decorated exemplary throughout and with stylish oak doors fitted this modern penthouse apartment is ready and waiting for its next owner.
Secure underground parking is available where you are entitled to park one vehicle. There is lift access from the underground parking directly to the 9th floor for ease. 24-hour security also provide a round-clock concierge service.
THE LOCATION Located within the centre of Ashford, the iconic Panorama Building stands proud amongst its neighbours. Being situated right in the heart of the town centre, all the amenities that the town centre has to offer are right on your doorstep. Within a short walk you will find the County Square shopping centre with national chain retailers, along side local high street outlets. There are numerous coffee shops and restaurant's as well as local cafes.
You can walk to the International Station with fast rail links to London (St Pancras in 37 minutes) and Eurostar services to the continent. A little further on an the Designer Outlet can be reached on foot.
Road connections locally include the A20 with links to Maidstone and Folkestone, A2070 leading to the coast at Romney Marsh, A28 with links into the countryside towards Tenterden and Canterbury in the opposite direction and the A251 to Faversham. The M20 is also on your doorstep with a faster road connection to the coast at Folkestone & Dover, Maidstone and eventually London & the M25 Motorway with connections across the country.
LEASE INFORMATION We are informed of the following lease information from the seller:
Lease - 130 years from 2016 (Approx 135 years remaining)
Ground rent - £250 per annum
Service charge - £4306 per annum
AUCTIONEERS COMMENTS This property is offered through Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid your data will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold Limited. This method requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days, allowing buyers to proceed with mortgage finance (subject to lending criteria, affordability and survey). The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT. This fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Buyers will be required to complete an identification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded. The property has a Buyer Information Pack containing documents about the property. The documents may not tell you everything you need to know, so you must complete your own due diligence before bidding. A sample of the Reservation Agreement and terms and conditions are contained within this pack. The buyer will also make payment of £300 inc. VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack. The estate agent and auctioneer may recommend the services of other providers to you, in which they will be paid for the referral. These services are optional, and you will be advised of any payment, in writing before any services are accepted. Listing is subject to a start price and undisclosed reserve price that can change.TO VIEW contact Andrew & Co on 01233 632383 TO BID www.iamsold.co.uk