2 bedroom flat for sale

West Bay, Bridport

£185,000

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A 2 bedroom first floor seaside apartment with stunning sea/cliff views to the front and countryside views to the rear, situated in the heart of West Bay

SITUATION:  The property is situated close to the western promenade across which is the sea and pebble beach and which gives access to the cliff-top walks along the Jurassic Coastline which now has World Heritage status and which has been famed by the recent Broadchurch TV series.  

The facilities at West Bay are all within easy level walk and include the fishing/boating harbour, range of restaurants and eateries, art gallery and amusements.  The area provides for a wide variety of water sports and countryside sports and there is a golf course on East Cliff.

The market town of Bridport lies some 2 miles to the north with its comprehensive range of mainly independent shops boosted by a twice-weekly street market, fortnightly farmers' and artisan's market, studios, art centre and community theatres, museum, modern medical centre and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool.  There is a huge range of activities, clubs and opportunities on offer.

Furthermore, there are bus services to West Bay and along the coast, together with connecting services to Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, where there is a main line rail service to London Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY:  No 15, Kingfisher Court lies within a 2-storey purpose-built block of flats dating from the 1960's and enjoys stunning sea and cliff views with balcony, communal gardens and a garage in a block close by.

The flat has been in the same ownership for many years and has been cherished and maintained in a true vintage style.  Many holidays have been enjoyed by the owners and they are now wishing to sell - lock stock and barrel - ready for any buyers to start using straight away.

The delightful views and proximity to the beach and all West Bay's facilities is the main selling point and the accommodation is ideal for a private holiday retreat or rental, with 2 double/twin-bedded rooms, good-sized lounge/diner with sun balcony off, fitted kitchen and a bathroom.  There is a modern consumer unit (with electric meter) and modern electric room heaters and the windows and doors are double-glazed.

Outside there are well tended communal lawns with flower beds and a single garage in a block close by.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling south along South Street to the roundabout, take the third exit signposted to West Bay.   Proceed into West Bay, over the river bridge and continue around the harbour to the sea front.  At the end of this road, Kingfisher Court will be seen on the right-hand side.  There is an external staircase at the rear leading to No 15.

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
UPVC double-glazed entrance door opening to:
KITCHEN:  2.45m x 2.43m (8' x 8').  Fitted units comprising wall and floor cupboards and drawers with work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with recently replaced taps, electric storage heater, electric cooker, cork-tiled splash backs, lino floor, towel rail, modern electric consumer unit with electric coin meter. Window above sink overlooking the communal lawns and views to countryside beyond.
LIVING/DINING ROOM: 6.06m x 4.15m (19' 10" x 13' 7").  Double-glazed windows and door opening onto sun balcony, two electric panel heaters, TV aerial point.  Magnificent sea views to be enjoyed.
SUN BALCONY:  Recessed open balcony with railing surround affording a superb view to the sea and cliffs and overlooking the communal gardens.
INNER LOBBY with double doored cupboards housing the Fortic hot/cold water tank with immersion heater fitted and slatted shelf storage.
BATHROOM with white older-style facilities comprising a cast iron panelled bath with Heatrae Sadia shower unit over, pedestal wash basin and low level WC, obscure-glazed window, tiled surrounds, Dimplex electric wall-mounted heater.
BEDROOM 1:  4.49m x 2.15m (14' 8" x 7').  Twin-bedded room with uPVC double-glazed door and panels opening to the balcony affording delightful sea and cliff views.
BEDROOM 2:  3.86m x 2.08m (12' 7" x 6' 9").   Presently a twin bedded room with window to south-west sea views.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached over a spiral staircase to the rear and overlooking communal lawns with views to the countryside beyond.

To the front of the property is another communal lawn area with pretty beds, well tended. There is a direct pathway to the promenade across which is the beach and sea.

There is a GARAGE located in a block at the rear marked No 3 with metal up-and-over door.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage.  Electric heating and domestic hot water.  UPVC double-glazing.  Council Tax Band 'A'.  There is a water meter.

TENURE:  The whole area is known as The Old Shipyard Centre and this flat has a share of the Freehold with no ground rent payable.  There is a recently appointed Estate Management Company and a plan to undertake current and future maintenance is in place (please contact the Agents for details.)  The Management Company is pro-active and issues a Quarterly Newsletter.

CHARGES:  Flat service charge for the year beginning 25/06/17 to 24/06/18 was £1,700.56.  The garage service charge was £150.00 totalling £1,850.56.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS:  The property is offered with contents included (apart from personal items) and ready to be used immediately with no forward chain and all necessary facilities in place to utilise the apartment without further expense, apart from linen.

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