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1 bedroom terraced bungalow for sale

Icknield Court, B50

Sold STC £89,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Leasehold

This double glazed purpose built one bedroom retirement bungalow offers economical to maintain and relatively easy to run accommodation in a very popular residential setting. Immediate possession is available and the property is built with retirement in mind having mid level power points, panic pull cords, obviously no stairs and easy to maintain rear gardens.

Bidford on Avon is an attractive riverside village, situated midway between Stratford-upon-Avon and Evesham, having the ever popular Cotswold region South of the river and Birmingham with its suburbs further North. Access to the country's motorway system can be attained via the M40 and M42 at Warwick or the M5 connection at either Worcester or Bromsgrove which will then take you towards the M6. Good railway connections can also be found at Honeybourne which has a direct link to London Paddington.

Bidford has its own "good" OFSTED recommended Church of England primary school, library, card shop, bakery, hairdressers, beauticians centrally situated post office, dentist and Lloyds bank. There is also a highly regarded Health Centre on the fringe of the village with local transport available. There are also local solicitors, an established Chartered Surveyor/Estate Agent, selection of Churches to include the historically important 800 year old Parish Church of St Laurence, Public Houses and further retail outlets to include an independent Optician. The village also has its own independent local butcher, hardware store, florist and hot food takeaways to include an Indian, Chinese and also traditional Fish & Chips.

Excellent recreational facilities can also be found on the meadows, adjacent to the River Avon and the village also has a recently refurbished "Budgens" supermarket on the corner of Victoria Road and the main B439.

There is also a Petrol Station, general garage/used car sales showroom and a busy industrial estate on the fringe of the village. There is an established tennis club together with cricket teams, football club and a popular nursery/school and toddler group. There is also a bowling club (as well as a similar club in Welford on Avon) together with garden society, established private members club (originally British Legion) and Womens Institute. The village is proud to be twinned with Ebsdorfergrund in Germany and we even have our own Christmas lights committee !!!

Situated on the banks of the River Avon adjacent to the historic river bridge is the excellent restaurant/eatery known as "The Bridge" where superb freshly cooked food can be enjoyed either at lunch times or evenings with superb views of both the river itself or meadows beyond from its elevated decking area.

A copy of the Bidford Village Directory can be obtained at any time from our centrally situated offices directly adjacent to St Laurence Church and opposite the War Memorial and Lloyds Bank.

Accommodation briefly comprises:


RECEPTION HALL: With light point, wall mounted Economy 7 night storage heater, telephone point and power point, wall mounted concealed Zarvik main heating control panel, access to the roof space, good sized storage cupboard with inner shelving and light point together with separate airing cupboard having pre-lagged cylinder and slatted shelving.

SEPARATE CLOAKS: With low level wc, corner wash hand basin and tiled splashback, chrome effect mixer tap, light point, pull switch and ceiling extractor, fitted wall shelves and wall mounted Zarvik heating control unit.

SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM: With large cubicle, being fully tiled and having Mira Sport shower, fitted tray and full height sliding shower door, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled vanity shelf and heated towel rail with small radiator below, central light point, ceiling extractor and pull switch.

GOOD SIZED SITTING ROOM: 15'1" x 9'10" With two light points, Economy 7 night storage heater and power points, serving hatch to kitchen, TV point, telephone point and full height double glazed rear French door to gardens.

KITCHEN: 9'10" x 9'0" With single drainer stainless steel sink unit, double glazed picture window and roll top marble effect work surfaces, fitted base cupboards and drawers,, matching wall mounted cupboards, fluorescent strip light, power points, Zarvik radiator controller, part tiled walls, serving hatch to sitting room, plumbing for automatic washing machine and useful space for upright fridge/freezer.

DOUBLE BEDROOM: 11'4" (into wardrobes) x 9'10" With central light point, power points and double glazed front picture window, slimline panel heater, fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and inner shelving.


TO THE FRONT OF THE PROPERTY: There is a canopy porch style approach with outside meter cupboard/bin store.

The property benefits from an allotted car parking space.

REAR GARDENS: Lovely enclosed and well stocked rear gardens with full width patio, raised steps to a detached timber garden shed, Roses and gated rear pedestrian access.


TENURE: We are advised that the property is leasehold with a new 99 year lease being created at the time of completion. There is a monthly service charge which we understand to be approximately 93.95 which covers Buildings Insurance, external maintenance and the upkeep of shared areas. This information will be confirmed by the Housing Association themselves.

SERVICES: We understand that all mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. There is no gas connected to the property. Drains and services have not been tested.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: All items specifically mentioned in these Sales Particulars are included in the purchase price. Other items may be available, subject to satisfactory separate negotiation.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior telephone appointment made via the Agents on (01789) 778166.

MORTGAGE REQUIREMENT: Should you require a free initial consultation with an Independent Financial Adviser to discuss your mortgage needs, then we would be happy to arrange this upon your behalf, at either your home or the Independent Financial Adviser's office by day or by night, at a time that suits you best.

FREE INITIAL VALUATION: Obviously, buying and selling a property is one of the most important transactions that we ever make and Peter Dickenson, who is a Chartered Surveyor and member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors as well as a fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents would be delighted at your convenience to provide you with a free open market valuation of your property giving advice not only on market conditions, but also the best method of selling and general marketing strategy.

MONEY LAUNDERING: We have in place procedures and controls, which are designed to forestall and prevent Money Laundering. If we suspect that a customer or client is committing a Money Laundering Offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will, in accordance with our legal responsibilities, disclose this information to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: A full copy of the EPC can either be viewed on line or at the Agents Office. For this particular property the EPC is rated as Band D

DIRECTIONS: From the Agents High Street Office in Bidford proceed along the High Street passing the Bulls Head Public House on your left hand side. Take the next turn on your right which is Icknield Street and then take the first turn on your left which is Icknield Close. Travel along Icknield Close and then you will take the first turn on your right hand side which is Roman Close. On entering Roman Close you will then see Icknield Court on your left hand side and again no. 4 will be seen on your left hand side set back from the road.

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09 June 2016

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