• Matthew Mackintosh

Impressive Mansion Building Appoints AM as Managing Agent


Waldershare House Appoint AM Surveying & Block Management

Following years of self-management by it's group of private owners, residents of the substantial mansion house in the Kent countryside near Dover opt to place management in the hands of professionals and following a robust selection process, appoint AM Surveying & Block Management as Managing Agent.


Built 1712, Waltershare House the Grade 1 Listed Mansion, Managed by AM

The vast mansion building is registered with a Grade 1 listing under the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953, making it within the 2.5% of listed buildings achieving a Grade 1 status. A Brief History The Waldershare estate grounds were purchased by Sir Henry Furness in 1705. The red-brick mansion house had been built by 1712 set within the substantial surrounding formal grounds. The estate passed by marriage to Francis, first Earl of Guildford in the mid 18th Century and remained with this family until the 20th Century when the mansion was sold and divided into private apartments. The house was gutted by fire in 1913 and restored by Sir Reginald Blomfield. The building remains in divided private ownership to this day with the now 24 apartments held on Long Leases.


Mews Building within the Waldershare Park Mansion Grounds, Managed by AM

Looking Forward The Waldershare House and surrounding estate, which include a further mews building, garages and gardens are maintained and insured by way of service charges payable by the apartment owners by virtue of their Leasehold agreements.

Management requirements of the estate include cleaning and maintenance of the building and grounds, arranging insurances, managing on site staff, achieving all health & safety legal compliances, collecting service charges and regular communication and meetings with residents.

As a client of AM Surveying & Block Management Waldershare House will benefit not only from our taking care of the administrative duties that come with managing residential leasehold property but also our Building Surveying expertise as a firm of RICS Chartered Surveyors, a combined expertise which will prove valuable to a building such as that of Waldershare House, especially when occasion to carry out major building repairs arises.

As a multi-disciplined Managing Agent, at AM we have the combined expertise necessary to tackle the complex nature of specifying, planning and executing major repairs at the Grade I Listed Mansion along with the apportionment and collection of service charges from Leaseholder to cover such expenditures, all in-house.

AM Surveying & Block Management look forward to fulfilling the task of managing the estate as newly appointed Managing Agent and working with the residents of Waldershare House.

Are you looking for a Managing Agent for your Estate and Block Management requirements? Managing all types of residential buildings, our team would be pleased to advise how we can help, contact us or find out more about our Block Management services here.


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