2 bedroom detached house for saleHigh Street, B50
Sold STC £279,950
This character freehold traditional village property offers unique extended accommodation with superb rear views across the river and meadows beyond. The cottage has a South facing rear aspect with vehicular access and architect designed extension providing a flexible second sitting room or possible bedroom accommodation with contemporary glass Juliet balcony.
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 both Honeybourne and Evesham which have a direct link to London Paddington.
Bidford has its own "good" OFSTED recommended Church of England primary school, library, card shop, bakery/tea room, hairdressers, beauticians, dentist, Chartered Surveyor and Estate Agent together with 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, a 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. Within Budgens Supermarket can be found the recently relocated Post Office which offers a wide range of local services.
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 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
SITTING ROOM/DINING AREA: 17'2" x 15'10" max With double glazed front entrance door approach and additional double glazed front picture window, two radiators, feature open fireplace in reclaimed stone with blue lias hearth and Cotswold stone surround, open fronted built-in storage cupboard with shelving above, exposed beam, power points, two ceiling light points and two TV points.
INNER LOBBY: With underfloor heating and Karndean Portland stone effect covering together with power points, light point and useful additional storage cupboard with light fitting.
SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM: With large cubicle having tray, two downlight points, heated towel rail, wall mounted extractor, underfloor heating and separate pull switch.
SEPARATE FAMILY BATHROOM: With contemporary white suite incorporating panelled bath with central Edwardian style stainless steel effect shower attachment, part tiled walls and tiled vanity shelf, downlights, low level wc, shaped wash hand basin with tiled splashback and vanity cupboard below, two raised frosted glass picture windows, ceiling extractor, heated towel rail with radiator and pull switch.
EXTENDED KITCHEN: 14'0" x 13'3" With ceramic Belfast sink and satin effect mixer tap with additional purified water lever, central breakfast/island bar with integrated dishwasher, plumbing for automatic washing machine and Beech effect worktop, integrated/concealed bin cupboard and several power points, underfloor heating, integrated fridge and freezer, CDA four ring gas range with central wok, additional main oven and mini oven together with grill and extractor above, wall mounted cupboards, part tiled walls, cooker point, integrated microwave and additional; storage cupboards, concealed "Worcester" central heating boiler, downlights and full width double glazed full height Bifold doors to the rear patio and garden area beyond.
Stairs from the front sitting room then lead to the first floor where the accommodation comprises:
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
LANDING: With light point and radiator.
BEDROOM ONE : (Front) 12'0" x 9'10" With radiator, double glazed picture window and power points, central light point and archway to:
WALK-IN DRESSING AREA/WARDROBE: With radiator, light point and power points.
SEPARATE EN SUITE SHOWER: With fully tiled cubicle, shower tray and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback, low level wc and central light point, wall mounted shaver point, stainless steel effect heated towel rail and wall mounted extractor.
From the landing there is then additional access to:
BEDROOM/FLEXIBLE USE SPACE: 9'4" x 7'1" With radiator, power points, two Velux roof lights, TV point and central light point.
SUPERB FURTHER SITTING ROOM/POTENTIAL BEDROOM: 23'3" max (13'3") x 13'3" With magnificent river views, Oak effect Karndean natural timber floor covering and two radiators, six Velux double glazed roof lights with fitted double blinds and power points, additional three light points together with four fitted wall light points and wiring for sound, telephone point, full height solid wood double glazed feature doors with glass Juliet balcony.
TO THE REAR OF THE PROPERTY: There is a full width Cotswold stone style paved seating area which is South facing together with outside light point, brick retaining wall, possible tarmac parking area and vehicular access.
TENURE: We are advised that the property is freehold.
SERVICES: We understand that all mains services are connected.
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
DIRECTIONS: From the Agents High Street office proceed along the High Street where you will pass the Pharmacy on your left hand side and this is almost opposite Lloyds Bank. "Goose Cottage will be found opposite the entrance to Saxonfields and will be clearly identified by the Agents for sale board.
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