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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

The Pennings, St Mary's Street, Axbridge


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Tenure: Leasehold


The Pennings is a small, well appointed development for the over 60’s and Number 4 is a superb 2 bedroom apartment on the ground floor with the added advantage of having a private courtyard garden. The apartment is deceptively spacious with 2 very good sized double bedrooms, the master having a range of furniture included in the sale, an attractive lounge, kitchen with integrated appliances and bathroom with bath and shower. The windows are sealed unit double glazed and there is night storage heating. The Pennings has been carefully designed with security in mind and the development is approached through electric security gates to designated parking spaces. Access to the communal area is coded and the apartment itself has an entry phone system. There is a small residents lounge on the ground floor and a House Manager is on call at designated times.

Nestling at the foot of the Mendip Hills and overlooked by Wavering Down, the historic town of Axbridge retains much of its’ medieval charm. The ancient square plays host to a number of shops including a supermarket, Post Office and chemist and there are several restaurants and bars for those who appreciate fine wine and food. Additional facilities are available in Winscombe, Cheddar and Wells and the City of Bristol is within 20 miles. Schooling is excellent with Somerset operating a middle school system. The area abounds with leisure pursuits and sporting activities including golf, sailing, fishing, shooting, football, rugby, tennis, bowls, pony trekking and even dry skiing. For the commuter the M5 motorway can be accessed at junction 21, Weston super Mare and junction 22, Edithmead. There is a mainline railway station in Weston providing fast trains to London Paddington and Bristol Airport is within 20 miles.

Travelling from Bristol on the A38, follow the signs to Axbridge and proceed through The Square into St Mary Street. The Pennings can be found on the left hand side.


Door to

Spacious Entrance Hall:
Coved ceiling, airing cupboard with shelving, night storage heater.

18' 5" (5.61m) x 10' 6" (3.2m)
A really lovely room with double glazed sash window overlooking the front garden. Coved ceiling, night storage heater, double glazed French doors to private garden, double doors to:

10' 1" (3.07m) x 6' 10" (2.08m)
Room for a table and chairs and very well fitted with an attractive range of base, drawer and wall units with concealed under lighting. Matching work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel, inset 1 ½ bowl single drainer sink with mixer taps and tiled splash backs. Split level Aeg electric hob, concealed extractor hood over, Aeg Competence fan oven, integrated Aeg fridge and freezer, integrated Aeg washer drier, double glazed window to garden.

Bedroom 1:
13' 5" (4.09m) x 9' 11" (3.02m)
A very good master bedroom furnished with a comprehensive range of matching fitted wardrobes, dressing table, bedside tables, headboard and drawer units. Separate built in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving, coved ceiling, double glazed window to garden, night storage heater.

Bedroom 2 :
15' 2" (4.62m) x 8' 8" (2.64m)
A really good sized second bedroom. Double glazed sash window to front garden, coved ceiling, night storage heater.

Having a modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with Mira Sport shower over, glazed screen and tiled surround. Medicine cupboard, shaver and light point, coved ceiling, Dimplex wall heater, vinyl floor.

No. 4 has a designated parking space accessed via electric security gates. A real plus with this property is the benefit of a private courtyard garden accessed from the lounge. Viewing very strongly recommended to those seeking a retirement apartment is a superb setting.

EPC rating: C


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 September 2016

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