Other  For Sale  Apartment 2 Woodcock House  Preston New Road  Blackburn  Lancashire  BB2  
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TENURE: Leasehold
Reference: Quote Houseladder - 36145


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This is a lovely, ground floor, 2-bedroom apartment overlooking beautiful gardens in Larmenier Retirement Village on the edge of the Ribble Valley. Immaculate throughout. It is offered at a fantastic price as the current owners are planning to live outside the UK.

This stylish apartment comprises a lounge/dining area, fitted kitchen, 2 large bedrooms, and a 3-piece bathroom with shower/wetroom. It benefits from gas central heating with panelled radiators in each room. All windows are fitted with vertical blinds and/or curtains which are included in the sale. All light fittings are also included.

The apartment is fitted with smoke alarms and emergency pull cords connected to a 24-hour emergency support system.


You enter the apartment through a front door fitted with a wide-view peephole/viewer. Inside the apartment you immediately get the impression of space. The hallway runs the length of the apartment and features a built-in storage unit, a full-height cupboard, a coat rack and a two piece WC/cloakroom.

Lounge/Dining Room

The spacious lounge easily accommodates everyday life, allowing plenty of space for sofa and chairs. A large bay window overlooking the gardens is ideally suited for a dining table and chairs. French doors open on to a small patio and the beautiful communal garden areas that lie beyond. The ceiling has an attractive light fitting.


The superb kitchen comprises Shaker-style fitted units offering plenty of storage space and complemented by granite-effect laminate worktops, tiled splash-backs and inset lighting. There is a stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit with a mixer tap. The kitchen comes complete with an upright Zanussi fridge freezer; a built-in, brushed stainless steel, fan-assisted Zanussi oven; and a ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood. There is a concealed Baxi 'Duo-Tec' condensing combi boiler that provides hot water and central heating. There is plumbing for a washing machine.


The apartment offers two double bedrooms of generous proportions. Both feature superb built-in bedroom furniture, attractive light fittings and beautiful garden aspects. The master bedroom is fitted with TV and telephone sockets.


The bathroom is comprised of a large, three-piece wet room with slip-resistant flooring and ceramic wall tiling. The open-access shower has a stylish glass screen panel to contain the water. The toilet is of concealed cistern design creating a useful shelf for toiletries etc. There is a heated, chrome ladder towel rail. A fluorescent light sits above a fitted wall mirror and there is a shaver socket.


Access to the apartment is via a video/intercom secure-entry system and Larmenier Retirement Village is covered by CCTV.

Car parking is available for residents of the Village and their guests on a non-designated basis.

A range of facilities are available to all residents of the Village. These include a chapel, restaurant, hairdresser, cinema and bar as well as a number of internal and external communal areas.

The property is connected to all mains water, electricity and gas.

Council Tax is Band B.

Ground rent is £400 p.a.

The property is subject to an annual service charge.



Larmenier Retirement Village is a community of 72 independent living, serviced apartments and bungalows for those over 60 situated on the edge of the Ribble Valley in Lancashire. All residents of the Village have access to a wide range of country-hotel-style social and leisure facilities and other services.

Community facilities include the beautiful Village chapel, a restaurant, coffee lounges, patio areas, garden and woodland walkways, a bar, mini cinema, guest suite, hairdressing salon, laundry facilities and a visiting doctor's surgery.

Village services include the 24-hour on-site emergency response system, weekly domestic cleaning and laundry services for the apartment, minibus transport and a handyman services.



These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property and, whilst believed to be correct, do not form any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact. Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floor plan shown, measurements are approximate and offered for illustrative purposes only. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property unless specifically stated as such.

These are for general guidance only. You are responsible to confirm accuracy by inspection.