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Retirement Property for sale

Ashcombe Court, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19


Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Cloakroom/Shower Room
  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Shower Room
  • Rear Courtyard Garden

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A natural stone 2 double bedroomed cottage forming part of the exclusive English Courtyard retirement development, situated just off the town centre in landscaped gardens. EPC Band E

A spacious cottage forming part of the exclusive English Courtyard retirement development, situated just off the town centre in a quiet favoured area with landscaped communal gardens. The cottage is built of local natural stone cavity wall construction with rendered rear elevation under a tiled roof. The property benefits from electric heating and has been specifically designed for retirement with warden assistance if required.

The accommodation is well laid out with an entrance hall, cloaks/shower room, delightful South aspect sitting room with double doors leading to the dining room and then access to the courtyard garden. There is a well fitted kitchen with rear covered porch and bin store. On the first floor there is a landing, 2 generous size double bedrooms and a fully fitted bathroom. The property also has a garage a short distance away.

Ashcombe Court is situated in a quiet area just off Silver Street only yards from the Minster and shopping facilities.

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, together with schooling at primary and intermediate levels with 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.

Wrought iron gate to enclosed front courtyard garden being paved and part walled with external socket, south and west facing, flower border.

Rear courtyard garden east and south facing paved and part walled, ornamental tree, wrought iron gate to Ashcombe Lane.

Ashcombe Court benefits from sitting on the Northern fringe of the development with access to a delightful maintained communal garden accessed via a short flight of steps from the courtyard garden. The property also has a garage set in a block with electric door.

Timber front door to 

4m x 2.64m
single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboards under, fitted work surface with cupboards and drawers under, built in Neff four ring electric hob with extractor over, built in Neff electric oven, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tall larder unit, range of wall cupboards and display areas. Half glazed door to rear porch, door to

2.57m x 2.2m
fitted blinds, door to rear courtyard garden.

Entrance Hall 
staircase off with stair lift, night storage heater, understairs cupboard. Door to


Cloakroom/Shower Room 
white suite comprising tiled shower, wash hand basin, low level close coupled WC, electric towel rail, Dimplex electric heater, mirror and medicine cabinet, storage cupboard.

airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1 
4.1m x 3.96m
2 double built in wardrobe cupboards, electric radiator.

Bedroom 2 
4.1m x 3.43m
2 built in double wardrobe cupboards, electric radiator.

Shower Room 
large walk in shower with side glazed screen, wash hand basin, low level WC, mirror and medicine cabinet, tiled walls, Dimplex electric heater, heated towel rail.

Living Room 
5.77m x 3.45m
deep windows, night storage heater, electric fire with attractive surround, opening to

Dining Room 
2.92m x 2.82m
glazed double doors to conservatory, night storage heater, serving hatch to

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2016

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