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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Priory Gardens, Wellington, Somerset, TA21

Sold STC £98,500

Property Description

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DESCRIPTION: This two bedroom second floor flat with the benefit of a residents lift servicing the upper floors is offered to the market with vacant possession and no onward chain having been looked after over the years to include a light and vibrant decoration scheme with two tone uPVC double glazing and electric heating.

The development itself prides itself on its thriving spirit with various activities on going which residents can enjoy of simply enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding gardens.
Other facilities within the development include a residents communal lounge with kitchen, laundry room, guest suite for visitors (by arrangement) and a resident House Manager.

Accommodation comprises in brief front door leading through to the entrance hallway with useful full length storage cupboard and further linen cupboard. The sitting room is particularly light and airy given its South Easterly aspect with lovely views across roof tops to the Blackdown Hills, providing ample space for furnishings, table and chairs. The kitchen benefits from a window overlooking the communal gardens with a range of base units and contrasting work surfaces and space for appliances.

The sleeping accommodation includes two bedrooms both with pleasant outlooks and a range of built in cupboards complimenting the bedrooms. The shower room has a white suite with 'Mira Advance' electric shower.

Outside, there is an attractive approach to the development with some resident and visitor parking with beautifully tended gardens which are well stocked with flower and shrub borders with pathways leading to seating areas, ideal for sitting out and relaxing.


The property is leasehold with an assignable lease of 99 years from 11th November 1994 which is extendable upon application. Occupants must be 60 years of age or over and have obtained Anchor Estate Manager's approval for residency by way of an informal meeting at the development.

The Service Charge as of 1st April 2016 is 179.16 per calendar month and includes the pull-cord emergency-alert system, Estate Manager services, management fee, window cleaning, maintenance and insurance of the buildings and gardens.

Upon re-sale of the property the vendor is liable to pay back into the sinking fund a contribution calculated at 1% per annum of the original purchase price for the years owned.

This information is correct as of the 24th August 2016.

DIRECTIONS: From our Wellington town centre office proceed in the Taunton direction. After St John's Parish Church take the first turning right into Priory and then the first turning left into Priory Gardens; Priory Court can be found towards the end on the left hand side..

LOCATION: Priory Court is a short stroll from Wellington town centre and its amenities which include a good range of both independently run shops and larger national stores such as the well renowned Waitrose.

The town itself stands between the River Tone and the Blackdown Hills. The history includes the fact that Arthur Wellesley took the town's name as his own when he became a Duke. The well-known landmark, Wellington Monument, was built to celebrate the Duke's victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

There is a regular bus service to the County Town of Taunton which is approximately 7 miles distant with an excellent main line railway station. Junction 26 of the M5 is within 2 miles of Priory Court, providing swift access to Exeter, Taunton and Bristol.

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07 September 2016


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