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2 bedroom terraced bungalow for sale

Michael Blanning Gardens, Dorridge

Sold STC £187,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Two Bedroomed Retirement Bungalow
  • Overlooking Open Green to Front
  • Well Maintained Communal Gardens
  • Delightful Wood Backdrop/Aspect to Rear
  • Upvc Double Glazed & Gas Centrally Heated
  • Light Oak Kitchen to Front
  • Bathroom with Shower
  • No Upward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Michael Blanning Gardens is a retirement development for the over 58's developed by the Michael Blanning Trust. The development is located off Winster Avenue (off Mill Lane in Dorridge) and stands adjacent to "Conker Lane"; a bridle path which links Soilhull Horse Riding Club with Dorridge village centre. This two bedroomed semi detached bungalow overlooks an open green to the front and enjoys delightful and well maintained gardens to the rear with an established and the mature wooded backdrop/aspect of Conker Lane beyond. The property is available with "no upward chain" and has double glazed and gas centrally heated accommodation. The residents can, if required, use the neighbouring residents lounge in the adjacent care home where there is also an on site daytime warden appointed to act as a good neighbour. Bentley Heath provides local convenience stores, whilst Dorridge village centre is within just one mile and has a small village square, a recently opened Sainsburys store and a railway station which is on the Chiltern line and links Birmingham Snow Hill with London Marylebone. Knowle, the neighbouring village is well known for its High Street of many period and character building, whilst Solihull town centre is within some three miles and provides further and more comprehensive facilities. 

The accommodation comprises: 

PITCHED CANOPY ENTRANCE with upvc double glazed door to an 

ENCLOSED PORCH with inner door to the  

RECEPTION HALL with white panelled doors radiating to all rooms. 

USEFUL CLOAKS CUPBOARD with shelving, hanging and storage. 

LIVING ROOM (REAR) 15' 5" x 9' 10" (4.70m x 3.01m) having a proud chimney breast with timber fire surround, raised marble conglomerate hearth and inset, fitted living flame gas fire and a French door with side screens overlooking the garden and opening to the block paved patio. 

FITTED KITCHEN (FRONT) 9' 3" x 11' 3" (2.83m x 3.43m) having a range of light oak fronted kitchen units with wall mounted storage cupboards, base units, drawers, roll edged work surfaces, tiling, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, four ring gas hob, built in oven, space and plumbing for washing machine, fridge/freezer space, window to the front and a useful built in Pantry with shelving and storage. 

BEDROOM ONE (REAR) 11' 5" x 9' 9" (3.50m x 2.99m) a double bedroom with double and single built in wardrobe unit with storage cupboards above and window to the rear enjoying delightful views over the gardens and the wooded backdrop of Conker Lane beyond. 

BEDROOM TWO (FRONT) 7' 10" x 8' 3" (2.40m x 2.54m) a second bedroom or breakfast/dining room with window to the front. 

BATHROOM having a white suite with full height tiling to the bath with handrails, wall mounted Mira shower, hand basin, cosmetic mirror, striplighting and extractor above, wc and small glazed window to the side. 

AIRING CUPBOARD housing the hot water tank with shelving and drying space. 

OUTSIDE The bungalow stands opposite an open green with parking provision to the front, lawned foregarden and a pathway leaading to the rear of the property with a crazy paved patio area having access from the living room. The property overlooks the delightful and well maintained gardens with a delightful wooded backdrop to the rear providing an established and mature aspect. 

TENURE The vendors has confirmed verbally that the property is Leasehold having a 125 year lease with 122 years unexpired, subject to a current ground rent of £75 per annum.  

SERVICE CHARGE The property has a current service charge of £2372 per annum. Please note the Michael Blanning Trust specifies that an official interview must be arranged by the scheme managers with any buyer before a sale may proceed and that the Trust are now under an obligation to obtain proof of identity for all residents and also confirmation of their right to reside in the UK. All new applicants are asked to produce their passports and that a copy of the relevant page is attached to interview documents. 


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