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3 bedroom retirement property for sale

George Maher Court, Shudrick Lane, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

Sold STC £235,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Cloak/Shower Room
  • Kitchen
  • Study/Sewing Room
  • Bathroom
  • Communal Gardens
  • Car Port

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

3 bedroom mid terrace cottage set in the favoured George Maher Court development for the over 55s within level walking distance of the town. Entrance hall, cloak/shower room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, landing, 2 double bedrooms, study/sewing room, family bathroom, private rear garden. EPC Band C

9 George Maher occupies an attractive position overlooking the central communal gardens. The development is for the over 55s being situated within a short level distance of the town centre and its amenities, which include medical centre, dentist, opticians, cafes, restaurants and shops. The cottage forms part of the much favoured and sought after George Maher Court development which has been designed specifically with active retirement living in mind, set in a gated complex of other similar cottages and apartments. The development benefits from attractive landscaped and fully maintained communal gardens with feature pond, fountain and seating area. The property is built of brick faced cavity wall construction under a tiled roof with the benefit of gas fired central heating and double glazing. There is an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, shower/cloakroom, modern fitted kitchen. On the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes, study/sewing room and bathroom. Outside the rear garden is East facing with the benefit of a store shed and side access. There is a carport just a short distance from the property.

Ilminster is a Medieval market town, the centre of which is dominated by the ancient Minster. The town developed further during the Georgian period with many of the properties being constructed in the local mellow Hamstone. The surrounding land is lightly wooded and is designated a Special Landscape area. Ilminster offers a full range of shopping and other amenities and churches of various denominations. Ilminster has convenient road access to both the M5, junction 25 lies 11 miles to the north-west and to the A303, now dual carriageway most of the way to the M3. There are mainline railway stations at Crewkerne 7 miles (London Waterloo) and the county town of Taunton 13 miles (London Paddington). Bath, Bristol and Exeter offer excellent cultural and shopping facilities within easy travelling distance. The World Heritage designated coastline lies 18 miles to the South.

The property is approached from the front of the central George Maher Court area with fully maintained beds, stone chippings area to the front with established shrubs and path to the front door. The rear gardens are laid to stone chippings for easy maintenance with walk way to the rear pedestrian gate which provides useful rear access for the cottage. There are two planted and landscaped beds adding colour and interest to the garden area along with a useful timber store shed and attractive climbing shrubs. The property benefits from a car port just a short distance from the property. The communal gardens are a delightful feature of the George Maher Court development and are fully maintained by the resident manager. They comprise well cut lawns, beautifully stocked beds with a variety of perennial shrubs and flowers, specimen trees along with a feature central pond and several seating areas with benches and chairs should any residents wish to use them.

Entrance Hall 
with fitted laminate floors, radiator and stairs rising to first floor, currently with a fitted stair lift which can remain should a buyer so wish, phone intercom system, alarm panel, useful store cupboard, radiator. Door to:

Sitting Room 
4.2m x 4.01m
fitted laminate floor, coved ceiling, central ceiling light, tv point, radiator, front aspect window with delightful views over the communal gardens, part glazed double doors to:

Dining Room 
3.58m x 2.36m
fitted coved ceiling, central ceiling light, useful understairs store cupboard, French doors to garden, radiator, door to:

Cloak/Shower Room 
2.46m x 1.27m
with fully tiled floor and walls, recessed shower area, close coupled w.c. with concealed cistern, pedestal wash hand basin, towel rail, mirror with courtesy light, shaver point, spot lights, extractor.

Off Dining Room: 

Kitchen 
2.46m x 2.18m
a modern fitted kitchen comprising floor and wall store cupboards, open shelving, integrated appliances to include Bosch washer/drier, Bosch slimline dishwasher, Bosch electric oven with 4 ring gas hob over, fitted extractor, fitted fridge and freezer, fitted work surface, spot lights, coved ceiling, window overlooking rear garden, splash back tiling.

First Floor 

Landing 
radiator, fitted store cupboard housing Worcester gas fired boiler, loft access, double airing cupboard with hot water pressurised cylinder, fitted shelving.

Study/Sewing Room 
1.9m x 1.85m
radiator, rear window, coved ceiling.

Bedroom 1 
3.66m x 3.0m
rear aspect window, radiator, tv point, phone point, 2 double wardrobes, coved ceiling.

Bedroom 2 
3.0m x 2.97m
radiator, front aspect window, fitted tv point, 2 fitted double wardrobes, coved ceiling.

Bathroom 
with a white suite comprising close coupled w.c. with concealed cistern, unit mounted wash hand basin with storage under, panelled bath with shower over, fitted glazed shower screen, mixer tap, heated towel rail, fully tiled floor, tiled walls, front aspect window, shaver point, extractor, spot lights.

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19 May 2016

Nearest station

  • Crewkerne (6.8 mi)
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15 East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AJ

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01460 355004 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Crewkerne (6.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

15 East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AJ

01460 355004 Local call rate

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