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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

The Cloisters, South Street

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Property Description

Key features

  • Lift to all floors
  • One bedroom retirement apartment
  • City centre location
  • Spacious sitting/dining room
  • Walk in store cupboard
  • visitor parking
  • 24 hour call system
  • House manager
  • Well maintained communal grounds
  • Residents' parking can be reserved, subject to availability

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

DESCRIPTION Nestled discreetly behind the High street is The Cloisters, a development of apartments for the over 55's. This well maintained retirement community benefits from a house manager, lift and residents lounge. All communal areas are well maintained and comfortably furnished.

Number Twenty is a second floor apartment which can be reached via lift or staircase. The property benefits from a 24 hour call system and comprises; an entrance hall, spacious inner hallway, a double bedroom with views over the recreation field towards the park and a fitted triple wardrobe, a spacious bathroom with overhead shower and large airing cupboard, there is also a separate walk-in store cupboard accessed directly from the entrance hall. At the end of the hallway is a bright and spacious L-shaped sitting/dining room with large feature window again offering views recreation ground and park beyond. The kitchen, accessed through an archway directly from the dining area, is fitted with oak cupboards with electric oven and hob and has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge freezer.


OUTSIDE There are attractive and well maintained communal gardens to the development with areas of lawn, hard landscaping and beds planted with shrubs and flowers. Benches are dotted around the garden. There is a store at the far end of the car park which can be used to park and charge mobility scooters. Visitor parking is available in the car park and residents' parking spaces are subject to availability. 

LOCATION Wells is the smallest cathedral city in England. It caters for most everyday needs, offering good shopping facilities as well as restaurants and pubs, a cinema, churches of most denominations, together with open-air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Schools are plentiful with the Cathedral School, the Blue School and a choice of primary schools in Wells, Millfield School in Street and Downside school in Stratton-on-the-Fosse are easily accessible.

There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport, with rail links from Castle Cary (about 20 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.

Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes. In addition, there is a Leisure Centre in Wells offering a variety of recreational facilities. 

TENURE Leasehold - 125 years from 1991
circa 100 years remaining. 

SERVICE CHARGE Currently £1600 per annum payable 6 monthly.
The service charge includes, buildings insurance, grounds maintenance, external property maintenance, cleaning and maintenance of communal areas and house manager. 

HEATING Electric heating 

SERVICES Mains drainage, water and electricity. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588 


EPC RATING Rating 'C' 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524 

DIRECTIONS From our office in Broad Street turn left in St. John's Street. Continue along St. John's Street and at the end of the road turn left into South Street. Continue for approx. 50 metres and take the first right into The Cloisters. 

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Added on Rightmove:
27 October 2016


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