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Vale Lodge - any noise problems?
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Jamesfmb


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Post: #1
07-10-2012 04:36 PM

Hello,

I have my eye on a flat in Vale Lodge to rent. I was wondering if anyone lives there and has had any noise problems from inside the building?

Are the floors/ceilings concrete? Any issues with wooden floors?

Thanks very much for your advice.

J

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Jamesfmb


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Post: #2
09-10-2012 10:15 AM

Anyone with any comments?

Positive or negative, just keen to know the score.

Right now I live in a conversion flat, so I hope it will be a bit better.

thanks in advance!

James

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brian


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Post: #3
09-10-2012 10:23 AM

James
I know this block well from the outside and have done so for 40 plus years.
Re floors etc surely you should ask the agent if you are renting.
I would imagine concrete but the building is quite ancient.

If you are at the front it is quite a busy road on Perry Vale. I seem to also recall a controversy whereby the freeholder was clamping cars parking without payment in the grounds.

Good Luck.

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Pico


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09-10-2012 11:53 AM

Edited because I re read your post and you are renting not buying doh!

Yeah it's a nice place to live. I rented a flat there years ago and loved it. I doubt you will have problems to be honest.

This post was last modified: 09-10-2012 11:56 AM by Pico.

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Jamesfmb


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09-10-2012 12:35 PM

Thanks Pico, great to get your input Smile

If anyone else has anything to add, jump in. I guess the building varies, I know part of it faces the road, which can be a benefit because the road noise would make any internal noise less noticeable.

My biggest worry is impact noise from the flat above. airborne noise isn't such a big deal, but the sound of people just moving around might be more of an issue. Are there any building rules about installing carpeting?

Any comments anyone?

Thanks in advance!

J

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Pico


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09-10-2012 03:24 PM

I don't remember noise being a problem there. The people who live there seem to be middle class, working and sensible.

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Jamesfmb


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09-10-2012 04:27 PM

Are there carpets throughout the flats by any chance?

Is it a requirement?

J

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Pico


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09-10-2012 04:32 PM

Some are wood, some are carpeted and some tiled.

It depends on the owner's tastes.

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Jamesfmb


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09-10-2012 04:37 PM

This is what worries me a bit, which is why I wanted to get as much varied feedback as possible before choosing the flat.

Does anyone else have any experience with this building?

J

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