2 bedroom Retirement Flat for sale
Akehurst Lane, Sevenoaks

Full description

A spacious light and airy self contained first floor 2 bedroom apartment for the over 60's with roof top views located in a quiet yet highly central position in a private road forming part of the Rockdale Housing Association Akehurst Lane development. The flat is the largest in the Rockdale complex.

Ground Floor Entrance Hall - 1.57m x 0.91 (5' 2" x 3' )

carpet mat, stairs to the first floor, thermostat control for the central heating.

First Floor Hall Area - 1.17m x 1.04 (3' 10" x 3' 5" )

door leads into bedroom 2, carpet, door leads into the inner hall.

Inner Hall Area - 2.24m x 1.68 (7' 4" x 5' 6" )

entry phone, carpet, built in storage cupboard, emergency call button, electric heater, coved cornice, opening leads through to a further hall.

Further Hall - 3.05m x 0.91 (10' x 3' )

hatch to a loft, carpet, large airing cupboard with pre-insulated copper cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelves, coved cornice.

Lounge/Dining Room - 4.67m x 3.51 (15' 4" x 11' 6" )

sealed unit double glazed windows to the side and rear, carpet, two electric heaters, coved cornice, entry phone, emergency pull cord, door leads into the kitchen.

Kitchen - 3.51m x 1.83 (11' 6" x 6' )

an excellent range of ground and wall cupboards, worktops incorporating a single bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard under, sealed unit double glazed window to the side, vinyl floor, integrated fridge/freezer, built in oven with a grill oven over, cupboards above and below, 4 ring electric hob with pull out extractor hood over, drawers under, splash back tiling, built in washing machine.

Bedroom 1 - 4.78m x 3.66 (15' 8" x 12' )

two sealed unit double glazed windows to the front, carpet, emergency pull cord, two electric heaters.

Bedroom 2 - 5.49m x 3.48 (18' x 11' 5" into wardrobe narrowing to 8' 3" )

sealed unit double glazed window to the front, two electric heaters, carpet, built in double wardrobe cupboard with floor to ceiling sliding doors, emergency pull cord.

Bathroom - 2.06m x 1.83 (6' 9" x 6' )

panelled bath with electric wall shower, curtain and rail, wash hand basin, low level wc, electric tubular heated towel rail, sealed unit double glazed window to the rear with obscure glazing, carpet, shaver light and point, emergency pull cord, Dimplex heater, medicine cabinet, full height tiling to the bath area, half height to other splash back areas.


The property has been valued by a Chartered Surveyor at £365,500 (three hundred and sixty five thousand five hundred pounds). Rockdale Housing Association retain 10%. Therefore the 90% available to purchase is £328,500 (three hundred and twenty eight thousand five hundred pounds).

Service Charge

The monthly service and support charge is £305.67. The Council tax band is D and the 2020/21 amount £1,979.07.

Entry Requirement

The buyer needs to be 60 or over. If a couple one of the persons needs to be 60 or over. Also approval for entry needs to be assessed by Rockdale Housing Association and is determined by priority bands which are currently A, B, C & D. A having the greatest priority and those in D the lowest.


There is free parking.


The property is leasehold. The lease commenced on the 29th June 2002 for 99 years.

Rockdale Provides

Peace of mind with a team of experienced support staff available to help
in an emergency at any time of the day or night.

A Tunstall alarm system so that you can call for help at any time.

Your own front door so that you can continue to welcome family and
friends into your apartment whilst making new friends here.

A full and varied programme of social activities, clubs and events which
normally take place in the communal lounges.

Proximity to Sevenoaks High Street with a good range of shops, banks,
health and leisure facilities.

Access to the Social Club run by the residents.

Features such as raised level electrical sockets, handrails in many
communal areas and spyholes for added security.

Our well maintained gardens which take away the worry about the
upkeep of your own garden.

A good quality maintenance service from in-house staff which takes away
the worry of finding reputable tradesmen.

A reliable Home Help service (chargeable) for tasks such as cleaning,
shopping, washing and ironing.

A well-priced optional lunch service “The Pantry” which operates in
Beatrice Wilson five days a week.

Two laundry rooms, a drying room and a computer room.

Two guest rooms to hire so that you can keep in touch with friends and family

Energy performance certificates

There is not currently an EPC for this property.


List of nearest schools to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

Key Stage 2

Lady Boswell's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Sevenoaks - 0.29 miles

Key Stage 4

Sevenoaks School - 0.31 miles

Key Stage 5

Sevenoaks School - 0.31 miles


List of nearest public transport to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

Train Station

Sevenoaks Rail Station - 0.77 miles


Biggin Hill Airport - 8.23 miles

Coach Station

Sevenoaks: Bus Station - 0.14 miles

Ferry Port

Gravesend Pier - 14.24 miles

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3b Dorset Street, Kent, TN13 1LL
John Kingston
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