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1 bedroom retirement property to rent

Woodborough Drive, WINSCOMBE

£485 pcm
fees apply

Property Description

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Added on Rightmove: 10 February 2012 (2323 days ago)

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First floor retirement apartment overlooking the front communal gardens with hill top views in the distance, situated in the well regarded Mendip Lodge.

* Communal Entrance Lobby * Entrance Door * Bathroom * Sitting Room * Kitchen * Double Bedroom * All Flats Equipped with Emergency Pull Cord * Attractive Communal Gardens * Water and Management Fees Included * We regret no Housing Benefit or pets will be considered by the landlord

From our Winscombe office in Woodborough Road turn right and proceed into Sandford Road. Take the first turning right into Woodborough drive where Mendip lodge will be found on the right hand side.

Winscombe is set just off the A38, south west of Bristol. The village offers an excellent range of facilities and shops, including branches of the major banks, library, doctors, dentists, opticians, vet, chemist, gift/china shop, small supermarket, grocers, newsagents, hairdressers, book shop/stationers, butchers/fishmonger, two charity shops, florists, bakery, clothes shops, travel agents, garage, pub, Church, Chapel, etc: There is a primary school in the village and Churchill Community School, with public sports centre adjacent, is about three miles distant. There are independent schools in the area, including Sidcot School, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield, plus a selection in Bristol. There is a Montessori nursery school in the village. Sports facilities in the village include tennis, bowls, cricket, rugby, football and a small gym. In the general area there are lakes for fishing and sailing, golf courses, other sports centres, riding stables, dry skiing in Churchill and many walks in the surrounding countryside, including direct access to footpaths from the village. There are many well-known tourist attractions in the area, with Bath and Bristol providing many cultural activities. Buses run to Weston-super-Mare, Bristol, Cheddar and Wells, calling in at villages on the way. The nearest M5 access is at Junction 21, near Weston-super-Mare and useful is Junction 22, near Burnham-on-Sea. Trains run from Weston-super-Mare connecting in Bristol with fast services to London and other regions.

Mendip Lodge was built in 1989, with some flats being completed at a slightly later stage. An attractive development, which leads off Woodborough Drive, close to the village centre and within convenient walking distance of the many facilities of Winscombe. The development is a two and three storey complex of twenty-four one and two-bedroom flats. The landings and halls which approach the flats are heated and have fitted carpets. Each flat has a security entry system which is connected to the main entrance doors. This enables residents to identify visitors before allowing them to enter. The flats are equipped with emergency pull cords which will summon immediate help night and day. Whilst residents can enjoy complete privacy, they are also free to take advantage of the shared facilities provided. There is a residents' lounge with its own small fitted kitchen, convenient for making cups of tea and coffee, or for in-house functions. There is a laundry room which is fully equipped with washing machine and tumble dryer and a small drying area outside. French doors lead off the residents' lounge into the pleasant communal garden. Each resident must be over 55 years of age.


, stairs or lift to first floor ENTRANCE DOOR to flat 14.

Night storage heater. Piper Haven emergency pull cord. Coving. Built-in airing cupboard.

8' 7" x 4' 9 (2.62m " x 1.45m )"
Panelled bath with grab handles. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls. Mira Combi Force mains fed shower unit. Dimplex warm air heater. Shaver / light combination unit. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail.

17' x 10' 2 (5.18m x 3.1m )"
Night storage heater. UPVC double glazed window overlooking communal front garden with hill top views in the distance. Coving. Wooden fireplace surround and mantle with marble back and hearth. Double doors to

8' x 7' 4" (2.44m x 2.24m )

Stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Range of base cupboards, drawers and wall mounted cupboard with under unit lighting. Tiling to splashback areas. Built-in Kredar Plan electric oven and grill with matching four ring electric hob and extractor hood over. Space for fridge freezer.

13' 5" x 8' 3 (4.09m " x 2.51m )"
Night storage heater. UPVC double glazed window overlooking communal front garden with hill top views in the distance. Built-in double wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. Telephone point.

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