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2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow for sale

Michael Blanning Gardens, Dorridge

Sold STC £205,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two Bedroomed Semi Detached Retirement Bungalow
  • Updated & Modernised Throughout
  • Modern Kitchen & New Modern Shower Room
  • Living Room Overlooking Gardens to Rear
  • Delightful Wooded Westerly Backdrop
  • Parking to Front
  • Views over Open Green to Front
  • Upvc Double Glazed

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Michael Blanning Gardens is a retirement development developed by the Michael Blanning Trust for the over 58's. The development is located off Winster Avenue (off Mill Lane) in Dorridge and stands adjacent to Conker Lane; a bridle path which links Solihull Horse Riding Club with Dorridge village centre. This two bedroomed semi detached bungalow has been updated and modernised throughout and, well worthy of inspection and available with "no upward chain", overlooks an open green to the front and enjoys an established, mature and wooded westerly backdrop with Conker Lane beyond. The property is double glazed and gas centrally heated with recently installed boiler and central heating system, new modern fitted kitchen and shower room. The residents can, if required, use the neighbouring resident's lounge in the adjacent care home with a resource of an on-site daytime warden appointed to act as a "good neighbour". Bentley Heath provides local convenience stores whilst Dorridge village is within just one mile and has a small village square, a recently opened Sainsburys store and a railway station on the Chiltern line linking Birmingham Snow Hill and London Marylebone. Knowle, the neighbouring village, is well known for its High Street and many period and character buildings whilst Solihull town centre is within three miles and provides further and more comprehensive facilities.

The recently redecorated and re-carpeted accommodation comprises: 

ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH with upvc double glazed front door and glazed inner door to the 

RECEPTION HALL with a useful built in cloaks cupboard with alarm system. 

LIVING ROOM (REAR) 9' 11" x 15' 3" (3.03m x 4.67m) having a proud chimney breast with a new modern contemporary stone fire surround with electric fire, inset ceiling spotlights and French doors with side screens overlooking the garden and opening to a small block paved patio area. 

MODERN FITTED KITCHEN (FRONT) 9' 3" x 11' 4" (2.84m x 3.46m) having a modern white gloss fronted kitchen with stainless steel effect handles have wall mounted storage cupboards, base units, drawers, work surfaces illuminated by concealed lighting with ceramic sink, drainer and mixer, with Hotpoint four ring hob, filter fan above, built in Hotpoint oven, integrated fridge and freezer and dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine, spotlighting, coving and window to the front of the property. 

BEDROOM ONE (REAR) 9' 8" x 11' 4" (2.95m x 3.47m) a double bedroom having built in cupboards with storage cupboards above and further double built in wardrobe unit with sliding doors, desk unit to the side and window to the garden. 

BEDROOM TWO/BREAKFAST/DINING ROOM (FRONT) 7' 8" x 8' 1" (2.35m x 2.48m) a mutli purpose room having window to the front and loft access. 

SHOWER ROOM having a modern white suite and full height complementary tiling with corner shower cubicle, thermostatic shower, sliding shower screen, vanity unit with hand basin, mixer tap, wc with concealed cistern, extensive cupboards and drawers, mirror, spotlighting, extractor, dual heated chrome ladder towel rail and glazed window. 

BOILER CUPBOARD having an Intergas gas fired combination central heating boiler and storage space. 

OUTSIDE The property overlooks an open green to the front and the block paved parking area. 

REAR GARDEN To the rear of the property is a small block paved patio area with access from the living room. The patio adjoins a small private garden and lawn whichenjoys a south-westerly aspect with the many mature trees of Conker Lane providing a delightful wooded backdrop beyond. 

TENURE We believe the property to be leasehold having a 125 year lease dated from 31 December 1993. 

SERVICE CHARGE The property has a current service charge of £2247 per annum. 

GROUND RENT Currently £75 per half annum, due to rise in 2027. 

PLEASE NOTE The Michael Blanning Trust specify that an official interview must be arranged by the scheme managers with any buyer before a sale may be proceed and that the Trust are now under an obligation to obtain proof of identity for all residents and also confirmation of their right to reside in the UK. All new applicants are asked to produce their passports and that a copy of the relevant page is attached to interview documents. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Dorridge (0.4 mi)
  • Widney Manor (1.4 mi)
  • Lapworth (2.8 mi)
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Hunters Group Limited, Knowle

1626 High Street Knowle B93 0JU

01564 655002 Local call rate

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Hunters Group Limited, Knowle

1626 High Street Knowle B93 0JU

01564 655002 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Dorridge (0.4 mi)
  • Widney Manor (1.4 mi)
  • Lapworth (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hunters Group Limited, Knowle

1626 High Street Knowle B93 0JU

01564 655002 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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