An attractive retirement property situated on the corner of the second floor, perfectly located for those wanting space and quiet. Read more
DESCRIPTION An attractive retirement property situated on the corner of the second floor, perfectly located for those wanting space and quiet. The property is close to the lift, has plenty of storage and is well presented throughout, it should also be noted that the previous resident lived happily in this apartment for twenty years.
Situated in the heart of Winscombe and close to all its many amenities, this attractive flat offers a spacious lounge with separate fitted kitchen, bathroom with electric shower (space to change to a bath) and two double bedrooms.
Dunster Court is situated in its own landscaped gardens and residents have the benefit of communal areas which include a resident's lounge with small kitchen, laundry room, garden and visitors/residents parking. The lounge and corridors have all been refurbished this year and new double-glazed windows were installed last year.
For residents, a range of activities are available for those who wish to participate, including coffee morning or afternoon tea six days of the week and a film show every other week in the lounge. The lounge is also used for resident's parties eg birthdays and wedding anniversaries.
24 Dunster Court is a leasehold property with 99 years remaining. The landlord is Hanover Housing Association to whom a service charge (currently £195 per month) is payable to provide a resident site manager, buildings and grounds maintenance, residents lounge, laundry room, lift, door security and emergency alarm systems and other communal facilities.
DIRECTIONS From the A38, turn into Winscombe and follow the road, past the main bulk of high street shops, just beyond the Co-Op, Dunster Court can be found on the left hand side where there are a number of parking spaces for visitor.
SITUATION The North Somerset village of Winscombe was recently placed as the second best place in Britain to raise a family by family investment firm OneFamily (survey in 2015) and is nestled in the beautiful Mendip countryside within commuting distance of Bristol. Its atmosphere is one of bustling activity, with a variety of shops, professional offices and community facilities including church, doctor and primary school (www.winscombewoodborough.n-somerset.sch.uk). Winscombe is in the Churchill Academy and Sixth Form Centre (www.churchill-academy.org) catchment area for secondary education, which has recently been awarded Outstanding by Ofsted and also benefits from a modern sports complex, and there is also a dry ski slope nearby. Private sector schooling is also close by at Sidcot and the Downs School at Wraxall is within easy reach. Country activities available within the area include horse-riding, walking on the Mendips and sailing on Axbridge Reservoir, and there are also several excellent golf courses in the area. The lovely cathedral city of Wells is a drive away, as is the famous beauty spot, Cheddar Gorge. As mentioned, Winscombe is within commuting distance of Bristol but also has good access to the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare and the M5 at junction 21 to travel north or junction 22 to travel south. There is an international airport at Lulsgate and access to a mainline railway station at Weston.
PROPERTYDETAILS Outside storage cupboard housing meter cupboard.
HALLWAY Spacious and light, large airing cupboard with hot water tank and storage, separate storage cupboard with electric light, electric storage heater, main door entry system and emergency alarm.
LOUNGE18' 8" x 10' 6" (5.69m x 3.2m) A really good size room with plenty of space for dining, double glazed to front aspect, feature fire place with electric fire, two electric storage heaters.
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KITCHEN11' 1" x 5' 9" (3.38m x 1.75m) Base, drawer and wall units with contrasting work surfaces over, porthole window, space for table and chairs, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for fridge/freezer, space for washing machine/dishwasher, built in oven, separate hob, extractor fan.
BEDROOMONE11' 1" x 9' 5" (3.38m x 2.87m) A lovely main bedroom with an array of attractive built in furniture including, over bed cupboards, bedside drawers, wardrobe with hanging space and shelving, double glazed to front aspect, electric storage heater.
BEDROOMTWO11' 1" x 7' 6" (3.38m x 2.29m) Another double with double glazed windows to front aspect, electric storage heaters.
BATHROOM Modern suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric Triton shower over, tiled surround, extractor fan, high-level electric heater, heated towel rail.
All rooms are provided with an emergency alarm operated by a pull cord or by a bracelet button. The response is provided by Hanover.