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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Meadow Court, Bridport

Sold STC £115,000

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A first floor apartment for the over 55's in delightful grounds with river frontage and views across the meadows to the hills, within almost level walk of the town centre, in need of some updating

SITUATION:  Meadow Court is quietly located at the end of a no-through road within the town centre of Bridport.    No 19 is located on the first floor of a two-storey block (with no lift facility) overlooking the river to the meadow walks beyond and the hillsides in the distance.  There are direct footpaths to East Street and South Street and connecting walks across the meadows to Morrisons supermarket and the coast some 2 miles to the south.

The centre of the town lies approx 0.25 mile walk away with its comprehensive range of shops boosted by a twice-weekly street market, active community theatres and art centre, good U3A group, a wide selection of leisure groups and activities together with leisure centre with indoor swimming pool.

The coastal resort of West Bay lies some 2 miles to the south with its fishing harbour, beaches, water pursuits, golf course and scenic cliff walks along the Jurassic Coastline, famous as a World Heritage Site. 

The County Town of Dorchester lies some 15 miles to the east with its main line rail service to London Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY: Meadow Court is a complex of residential apartments for the over 55's centred around a delightful garden area with pergola/patio often used for "street" parties. No 19 is south-facing and overlooks the river frontage to the meadows and hills beyond.

The property was built in the 1980's and is controlled by Hanover Housing Limited.  Whilst there is no lift provided, the staircase has an easy tread with half-landing.

Whilst the exterior of the property has been continually updated and has the benefit of modern uPVC windows and rainwater goods and cavity wall insulation, the interior is in need of modernisation and improvement.

The accommodation is well designed with the main rooms enjoying a mainly southerly open aspect.  The rooms comprise a lounge/dining room, kitchen, double bedroom and a second bedroom/dining room together with bathroom and has electric night storage heating.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling south along South Street, take the first left and proceed towards the very end of the road and bear right into Folly Mill Gardens.  Meadow Court lies at the head of the close.  No 19 lies within the right-hand block towards the end.

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
GROUND FLOOR:  Front door with entry phone leading to:
COMMUNAL HALL with stairs rising to first floor.  Private front door opening to:
HALL:  Night storage heater, entry phone, hatch to roof space, airing cupboard with insulated hot and cold storage tank, electric immersion heater and slatted shelves, coats' cupboard.
LOUNGE:  4.78m x 3.05m (15' 8" x 10') enjoying a fine southerly view over the surrounding meadow and river, night storage heater.
KITCHEN:  3.04m x 1.79m (10' x 5' 10") fitted with a range of matching base and eye-level units together with drawers and work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbed for washing machine, electric cooker panel, tiled splash backs, Dimplex wall heater, view over river and the surrounding meadow.
BEDROOM 1:  4.23m x 2.55m (13' 10" x 8' 4").  Night storage heater.
BEDROOM 2:  3.08m x 2.07m (10' 1" x 6' 9").  Electric wall heater.
BATHROOM comprises panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity unit with inset wash basin with low level WC, mirror, light and shaver point, heated towel rail, electric wall heater, mirrored medicine cabinet, extractor fan.

The communal gardens are a delight and include a large central area of lawn with borders and paved pathways with a large pergola/sitting area, together with further lawns alongside the river.  There is also a
residents' parking area together with clothes' drying and refuse collection bays.

LEASEHOLD:  Hanover Housing Association levy a monthly charge of £160.00 per month which includes the maintenance of the building and external communal areas, buildings' insurance, TV licence and a residents' estate manager.

SERVICES:  Mains water, electricity and drainage.  Night storage heating.  Council Tax Band 'B'.


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