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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Ashcombe Court, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

Sold STC £260,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Cloak/Shower Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Communal Gardens
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A beautifully kept 2 bedroom cottage set in the highly favoured Ashcombe Court retirement development in the centre of Ilminster with well maintained communal gardens and garage. EPC Band D

8 Ashcombe Court is situated on the upper section of the popular Ashcombe Court development.

The cottage forms part of the exclusive English Courtyard retirement development, situated just off the town centre in a quiet favoured area with landscaped communal gardens. The cottage is built of rendered cavity wall construction under a tiled roof. The property benefits from electric heating and has been specifically designed for retirement with Warden assistance if required.

The accommodation is well laid out with entrance hall, cloaks/shower room, delightful South aspect sitting room with double doors leading to the dining room and then access to the courtyard garden. There is a well fitted kitchen with rear covered porch and bin store. On the first floor there is a landing, 2 generous size double bedrooms and fully fitted bathroom. The property also has a garage a short distance away.

Ilminster is a Medieval market town, the centre of which is dominated by the ancient Minster. The town developed further during the Georgian period with many of the properties being constructed in the local mellow Hamstone. The surrounding land is lightly wooded and is designated a Special Landscape area. Ilminster offers a full range of shopping and other amenities, together with schooling at primary and intermediate levels with churches of various denominations. Ilminster has convenient road access to both the M5, junction 25 lies 11 miles to the north-west and to the A303, now dual carriageway most of the way to the M3. There are mainline railway stations at Crewkerne 7 miles (London Waterloo) and the county town of Taunton 13 miles (London Paddington). Bath, Bristol and Exeter offer excellent cultural and shopping facilities within easy travelling distance. The World Heritage designated coastline lies 18 miles to the South.

The property is approached off a paved walkway with level access to the front door. The property benefits from a private rear courtyard garden with a useful covered rear porch and bin store. Trellis fencing with 2 stocked and planted beds, wall to the rear boundary with attractive climbers. 8 Ashcombe Court benefits from sitting on the Northern fringe of the development with access to a delightful maintained communal garden accessed via a short flight of steps from the courtyard garden.

Entrance Hall 
staircase off, understairs store cupboard (recently fitted stair lift, can remain if required or removed upon request), night storage heater, four panel front door out, coved ceiling, glazed door to sitting room, door to

Cloak/shower room 
fitted cupboard, fitted wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC, shower enclosure, heated towel rail, fitted mirror, fitted wall cupboard, part tiled walls, electric fan heater, extractor.

Sitting Room 
5.72m x 3.45m
large south aspect window, fitted fireplace surround, coved ceiling, telephone point, TV aerial point, fitted book shelves, electric radiator, double doors to

fitted white suite comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, bidet, panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, electric blow heater, rear window, extractor, coved ceiling, fitted mirror , fitted wall cupboard.

3.96m x 2.62m
fitted with a range of floor and wall storage cupboards, space for fridge/freezer, fitted work surface with stainless steel sink and drainer, four ring Neff electric hob with Neff extractor over, Neff eye level oven and grille, serving hatch to dining room, plumbing for automatic washing machine, part glazed door to

Rear Porch 
open with fitted glazed side panel, bin store.

First Floor 

loft access, fitted ladder, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, window to stairwell.

Bedroom 1 
3.9m x 4.11m
front aspect South window with views, 2 fitted double wardrobes, electric heater, TV aerial point, telephone point, coved ceiling.

Bedroom 2 
3.4m x 4.65m
rear window overlooking communal gardens. 2 fitted double wardrobes, electric heater, coved ceiling.

Dining Room 
2.92m x 2.8m
fitted laminate floor, night storage heater, coved ceiling, glazed door to courtyard garden, window, serving hatch.

Off sitting room 
door to

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Added on Rightmove:
12 February 2016

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