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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Fairfield Green, Fownhope, Hereford, HR1

Sold STC £180,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Retirement
  • Conservatory
  • Edge of Fownhope village
  • Bungalow
  • Popular location
  • Communal gardens
  • Car port and shared parking facilities

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

"Located on an exclusive retirement development on the edge of the well served village of Fownhope to the south east of the city, a two bedroom bungalow with good sized living room and conservatory addition".
Fownhope is a highly sought village, located between the centres of Hereford and Ross-on-Wye. The village itself offers an excellent range of amenities including a village store, public house, the Wye Leisure complex, community hall, butchers and doctors, together with recreational/sports fields. Fownhope is set in glorious countryside between woodland and the River Wye and is accessible to Ross-on-Wye with its M50 motorway network spur. Hereford is approximately 6 miles distance and offers a full range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities together with education establishments and both bus and railway stations.
Fairfield Green is a purpose built development of just ten retirement homes comprising a mix of bungalows and cottages, generally set around a landscaped central green. Number 3 occupies what is probably one of the best positions on the development, being set just off the green and enjoys a fine outlook over adjacent countryside. The property is a purpose built bungalow of good proportions, occupying an end of terrace position. A night storage heating system is installed, windows are double glazed and features include raised power and lowered light points. In more detail the accommodation comprises:

Entrance Porch
Approached under a wide canopy and having a door to:
L Shaped Reception Hall
With access hatch to loft storage space. Piper Tunstall alarm system, night storage heater and with 'panel style' doors to the kitchen, living room, bedrooms, bathroom and AIRING CUPBOARD with insulated hot water cylinder and CLOAKS CUPBOARD with coat hooks and Economy 7 control clock.
Living/Dining Room 6.17m (20'3) x 3.96m (13') (narrowing to 10'9)
With coving to ceiling, serving hatch to kitchen, night storage heater and with a double glazed window overlooking the garden areas and with a feature glazed door opening to the:
Conservatory 2.9m (9'6) x 2.64m (8'8)
With polycarbonate roof over and double glazed elevations together with a pair of French doors which open to the garden areas.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 3.66m (12') x 2.92m (9'7)
With a feature double glazed triangular window area with deep sill and a further double glazed window. Single drainer sink unit with drainer and mixer tap and fitted base cupboard and drawer units with working surfaces over and double and single eye level cabinets. Recess with point for electric cooker, recess for upright fridge freezer and recess with plumbing for washing machine.
Bedroom 1 3.63m (11'11) x 3.38m (11'1)
With a double glazed window to the landscaped communal garden areas, night storage heater and two sets of folding doors to a recessed wardrobe area with hanging rail and storage shelving.
Bedroom 2 3.38m (11'1) x 3.3m (10'10)
With a double glazed window overlooking the rear landscaped gardens and with a night storage heater, folding doors to a recessed wardrobe area and further built-in floor to ceiling double wardrobe and single wardrobe cupboard with hanging rails and storage shelving.
Bathroom 2.18m (7'2) x 1.65m (5'5)
With a white suite comprising bath with shower head mixer tap, pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Wall mounted electric heater, double glazed window, part tiled surrounds and electrically heated towel rail.

Communal Garden
The property is approached through a central courtyard which the edge of which is set in brick paviours and provide a pathway to the subject property. The front garden areas are landscaped and to the rear and side of the property there are communal landscaped gardens which are lawned and feature a variety of trees and shrubs. There is a patio area. Trees include a budleia and silver birch and the grounds adjoin an area of pasture across which views are enjoyed across open countryside to rising tree lined hills in the far distance.
It is understood that there is a car port and shared parking facilities.
It is understood that mains electricity, water and drainage services are connected to the property. Confirmation in respect of mains service supplies should be obtained by the prospective purchaser. None of the electrical goods or other fittings has been tested and they are sold without warranty or undertaking that they are installed to current standards.
Leasehold for a term of 999 years which commenced in about 1998 (subject to confirmation).
It is intended that the occupiers will be of retirement age (60 years +) and that they lead an independent lifestyle and are able to manage their own housekeeping affairs.
The current service charge (as at July 2016) is paid at the rate of £140.65 (subject to confirmation) per calendar month by direct debit. This includes ground rent, the cost of maintenance, repair and decoration of the exterior, common parts of the estate and maintenance and services, cleaning and lighting of common parts of the estate, outside window cleaning and maintenance of driveways, forecourts, gardens and grounds, maintenance and repair of the heating system within the dwelling, plumbing and hard wire electrical repairs, 24/7 emergency cover via 'Anchorcall' and the employment of a local manageress, together with buildings insurance.
Strictly by appointment through the agents, telephone Hereford (01432) 272280.
From the city of Hereford proceed initially east through the length of St Owen Street and bear right into Eign Road, follow through into Hampton Park Road, continuing toward Hampton Bishop on the B4224. Continue past through Hampton Bishop and Mordiford and on reaching Fownhope take the right hand turn just beyond the village store into Fairfield Green.
25th July 2016
Watkins Thomas Ltd. Registered in Cardiff, No: 8037310. These particulars are used on the strict understanding that all negotiations are conducted through WATKINS THOMAS LTD. MISREPRESENTATION ACT - 1967 WATKINS THOMAS LTD, for itself and for the Vendors of this property whose agent it is give notice that: 1. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or contract. 2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of WATKINS THOMAS LTD or the Vendor. 3. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. 4. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither WATKINS THOMAS LTD nor any person in its employment has authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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