2 bedroom bungalow for saleIcknield Court, B50
Sold STC £96,250
This double glazed purpose built two bedroom retirement bungalow offers economical to maintain and relatively easy to run accommodation in a very popular residential area. All local amenities and facilities can be found nearby and immediate possession is available The bungalow is well equipped with retirement in mind having mid level power points, panic pull cords, obviously no stairs and a walk-in shower/wet room with separate toilet. The easy to maintain rear gardens effectively face West with distant views towards the village church.
Icknield Court is a pleasant retirement area which also benefits from its own day room for general use if required and also has an on site warden.
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:
ON THE GROUND FLOOR
RECEPTION HALL: With telephone point, light point and double glazed full height front entrance door, Dimplex wall mounted heater, cloaks cupboard and airing cupboard with pre-lagged cylinder and slatted shelving.
SITTING ROOM: 14'6" x 10'2" With central light point, ornate coving to ceiling and power points, TV point, serving hatch to kitchen, full height double glazed personal door to gardens, matching side panels and wall mounted Dimplex heater.
KITCHEN: 11'9" max x 7'2" min (10'2" max) With single drainer stainless steel sink unit, roll top work surfaces and base cupboards, wall mounted cupboards, double glazed front picture window, plumbing for automatic washing machine, part tiled walls, power points, central light point and serving hatch.
BEDROOM ONE: (Rear) 10'4" x 10'4" With central light point, power points, double glazed picture window, wall mounted Zarvik radiator controller.
BEDROOM TWO: (Front) 7'1" x 6'10" With double glazed picture window, power point and central light point, wall mounted Zarvik radiator control unit.
BATHROOM: With panelled bath, part tiled walls and Mira Sport shower, pedestal wash hand basin, ceiling light point and extractor, wall mounted heated towel rail, vanity shelf, tiled splashback to wash basin and pull switch.
SEPARATE TOILET: With low level wc, light point and pull switch, ceiling extractor, vanity shelf and wall mounted Zarvik radiator control unit.
TO THE FRONT OF THE PROPERTY: There is a canopy porch approach with outside meter cupboard/bin store.
REAR GARDENS: Being easy to maintain and having a patio with paved seating area, raised borders, pedestrian rear access with step approach to gate, outside cold water tap and well stocked edges.
We understand that car parking is also available together with visitors parking.
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 payable of £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. 7 will be seen on your left hand side set back from the road.
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