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Wincanton, Somerset, BA9

PROPERTY TYPE

Retirement Property

BEDROOMS

1

BATHROOMS

1

SIZE

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Key features

  • ONE BEDROOM RETIREMENT FLAT
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • LIFT TO ALL FLOORS
  • LOUNGE
  • KITCHEN
  • BATHROOM
  • RESIDENTS LOUNGE
  • LAUNDRY ROOM
  • GUEST SUITE
  • DAY MANAGER

Description

HOMECANTON HOUSE is a purpose built development of retirement flats situated in a most convenient location close to many facilities including shops, optician and supermarket. The property is positioned on the top (second) floor and is served by a lift. There is a spacious lounge with an outlook over the car park and fields, double bedroom, fitted kitchen and bathroom with a shower over the bath. There is also a sociable communal lounge for the residence, attractive communal gardens and laundry room. A House Manager is available during office hours together with a 24 hour Emergency Careline Response System.


LOCATION: The town of Wincanton is an appealing South Somerset town bordering the counties of Dorset and Wiltshire. Local amenities including a Co-Op supermarket, butcher, bakery, fruit and veg and whole foods shop, Post Office, library, antique shops, cafes, eateries, the Bootmakers Workshop with crafts for both children and adults, and a leisure centre with gym and swimming pool. The town has a thriving community with an active library as well as a community centre at the Balsam Centre which has a busy schedule of classes and groups. The town is a 10 minute drive from the fantastic offerings of Bruton including the Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery and Roth Bar & Grill, 10 minutes from the impressive highly-regarded Newt Hotel, 15 minutes from the pretty market town of Castle Cary and 20 minutes from the attractive Dorset town of Sherborne. It is also close to the A303 for an easy drive to/from London (approx 2 hours drive) and Berry's coaches which operates a twice daily service to London. Other local attractions are a number of National Trust properties including Stourhead and approximately an hour's drive from the beautiful Dorset coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the country. There is a Waitrose 10 minutes away in Gillingham or at Sherborne and an excellent local farm shop and restaurant at Kimbers (5 minutes away). There is also the renowned Wincanton racecourse and a pretty local park, Cale Park, which features a playground, café with 'mini-town' for children and the pretty river Cale which runs through to the countryside behind Loxton House.

ACCOMMODATION
From the communal entrance there are stairs or lift to the top (second) floor and front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: Coved ceiling, intercom entry system, storage/airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water tank (replaced in 2021) with immersion heater and shelving for linen.

SITTING ROOM: 15'5" x 10'8" Double glazed window with an open outlook over a carpark and field beyond, slim-line storage heater, coved ceiling, telephone point, two wall light points, emergency full cord, television aerial point and archway to:

KITCHEN: 7'4" x 5'5" Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, further wall and base units with a drawer line and roll edge working surface over, electric cooker, fully tiled walls, fridge and coved ceiling.

BEDROOM: 12'3" x 8'8" Kyros Rointe electric heater, double glazed window with an open outlook over a carpark and field, emergency pull cord, wall light point, built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf and coved ceiling.

BATHROOM: Bath with shower over, wash hand basin set into vanity unit, low level WC, fully tiled walls, extractor fan, coved ceiling and electric wall heater.

OUTSIDE
Attractive communal gardens.

DIRECTIONS: The property will be found at the rear of the Co-Op Supermarket.

AGENTS NOTE: It is a condition of purchase that the residents be over the age of 60 years or in the event of a couple one must be over the age of 60 years and the other over 55 years.

Ground Rent: £446.10pa

Service Charge: £2391.76pa

Service charge includes water rates, building insurance and upkeep of communal areas and gardens.

SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage all subject to the usual utility regulations.

TENURE: Leasehold - 125 years commencing 1988.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: A

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
COUNCIL TAXA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council Tax in our glossary page.
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PARKINGDetails of how and where vehicles can be parked, and any associated costs.Read more about parking in our glossary page.
Yes
GARDENA property has access to an outdoor space, which could be private or shared.
Communal garden
ACCESSIBILITYHow a property has been adapted to meet the needs of vulnerable or disabled individuals.Read more about accessibility in our glossary page.
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Wincanton, Somerset, BA9

Approximate location

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  • Templecombe Station3.9 miles
  • Bruton Station4.1 miles
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Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

19 High Street Wincanton BA9 9JT

Hambledon Estate Agents, Wincanton

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