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2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow for sale

Shipston On Stour

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Property Description

Key features

  • Retirement Bungalow
  • Close to town centre
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Garden
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Shipston on Stour is a former market town situated in South Warwickshire. The town is a busy local centre with good shopping, schooling and recreational facilities serving its own population and a number of surrounding villages. The larger centres of Stratford upon Avon, Banbury and Oxford are accessible. The area is serviced by a network of main roads including the A3400 (Oxford to Birmingham) road passing through the town. Junctions 11 and 15 of the M40 Motorway are accessible at Banbury and Warwick respectively. There are main line stations at Moreton in Marsh and Banbury with train services south to Oxford and London respectively.
11 Horsefair is a semi-detached retirement bungalow situated close to the town centre of Shipston on Stour. It is understood the principal occupancy criteria are that the purchaser(s) must be 60 years of age or older and capable of leading an independent life.

11 Horsefair offers spacious, well presented and well-proportioned accommodation, which benefits from a 24-hour emergency call system, Upvc double glazing and gas-fired heating. The property has recently been redecorated and re- carpeted, together with the replacement of kitchen and shower room. The bungalow is situated at the end of a cul de sac, with car parking in front and a single semi-detached garage situated a short distance away. In addition, to the back is an attractive private garden.

Entrance Hall
about 13'0" (3.96m) x 7'0" (2.13m) max with large walk-in store cupboard with fitted shelving, twenty-four hour emergency call system, access to roof space, door to shelved airing cupboard with insulated copper hot water cylinder.

Living Room
about 14'0" (4.27m) x 10'9" (3.28m) with two wall light points, ceiling coving.

about 7'3" (2.21m) x 7'0" (2.13m) with one and a half bowl and single drainer stainless steel sink unit with fitted cupboards under, fitted base units with work surfaces over, built-in four-ring Bosch electric hob with extractor hood over, fitted wall units, built-in Bosch electric oven, space for upright fridge/freezer, Worcester gas-fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Half glazed Upvc double glazed door to Conservatory about 11'0" (3.35m) x 6'3" (1.91m) with built-in work surface with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer under, door to garden.

Bedroom 1
about 12'1" (3.68m) max x 11'0" (3.35m) with two built-in double wardrobes.

Bedroom 2
about 11'1" (3.38m) x 9'1" (2.77m)

Shower Room
about 7'1" (2.16m) x 5'8" (1.73m) min part-tiled with shower cubicle with Mira Sport electric power shower, wash hand basin, w.c.

Situated to the front of the bungalow is a single car parking space beyond which is a semi-detached single garage about 16'6" (5.83m) x 8'3" (2.51m) internally with light connected.

To the front and set behind a low picket fence, the gardens are principally paved and surrounded by well-stocked flower and shrub borders. A gravel pathway leads around to the back garden about 35'0" (10.67m) max wide x 16'0" (4.88m) max deep, principally enclosed by close-boarded fencing with a gravel path leading up to the conservatory door with a lawned area beside and well-stocked flower and shrub border beyond.


The property is offered leasehold with vacant possession, which is held on a 999 year assignable lease, which commenced on 1 July 1988.

It is understood to fulfil the occupancy criteria, the occupier(s) must be at least 60 years of age or older, capable of leading an independent life, in need of sheltered housing and subject to approval by the managing agents, Anchor Retirement Homes.

Service Charge and Sinking Fund
There is a current service charge of £153.64 per calendar month for the year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017. In addition there is a sinking fund (deferred charge). Under the terms of the lease the deferred charge proportion can be payable monthly in addition to the regular service charge each month. It is understood this would amount to approximately £64 per month. There is a provision in the lease, which allows for the sinking fund payment to be deferred until such time as the property is sold. This is achieved by way of a legal charge over the property in favour of Anchor Trust. The deferred service charge proportion is 0.33% of the purchase price of the property multiplied by the number of years and full complete months in occupation. It is understood there is no ground rent payable.

Council Tax
This is payable to Stratford on Avon District Council. The property is listed in Band C.

Fixtures and Fittings
All items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. All other items are expressly excluded.

Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone subject to British Telecom transfer regulations.

Energy Performance Ratings
Current 67 Potential 87

From the centre of Shipston on Stour take the B4035 west for Chipping Campden. Proceed along West Street, passing the police station and past the right hand turn signposted to Darlingscote and Ilmington. On entering Campden Road, after about 50 yards take the first right turning into Horsefair. 11 Horsefair is situated straight ahead at the end on the left. 

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Added on Rightmove:
31 August 2016


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