Old Shipyard Centre
West Bay

Apartment: 1 bed, 1 bath, 1 reception

Guide Price £148,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329

1 bedroom Apartment For Sale in Old Shipyard Centre, West Bay, Bridport, DT6


A recently superbly updated ground floor 1 bedroom flat with sheltered and tucked away approach and small outside space yet a couple of minutes’ walk from the main West promenade within the centre of the renowned coastal village of West Bay with 2 parking permits


A recently superbly updated ground floor 1 bedroom flat with sheltered and tucked away approach and small outside space yet a couple of minutes’ walk from the main West promenade within the centre of the renowned coastal village of West Bay with 2 parking permits

SITUATION: The flat is located at the rear of the complex known as Old Shipyard Centre which comprises a variety of 1 and 2 bedroom flats located just off the West Beach sea front in West Bay. This central location is ideal for access to the beach, fishing harbour, local kiosks and restaurants, a small contingent of local shops and access to the South West Coastal Path along the Jurassic Coastline, a World Heritage Site. There is good community support, the local Church, Salthouse and there are many marine pursuits to be enjoyed, together with a Golf Course on East Cliff.

The market town of Bridport lies some 2 miles to the north, accessed by footpaths together with a cycle route/walkway along on the old railway line where there is a comprehensive shopping centre with mainly independent shops, a twice-weekly street market, art centre, Electric Palace Community Theatre/Cinema, leisure centre with fitness suites and swimming pool, vintage quadrant and artists’ studios, a medical centre and dentists’ practices and which caters for a wide range of leisure interests to suit all ages and hobbies. The town also hosts a wide variety of events and festivals all year round.

THE PROPERTY comprises a ground floor flat within the Old Shipyard Centre development tucked away from passing pedestrians and traffic but with direct access to the seafront. The flat is held on a 999-year lease with a share in the freehold management company.

The flat has been superbly updated in recent years and now provides a permanent home but would also provide an investment for holiday lets or a private holiday retreat. The property enjoys full double-glazing and electric heating on a day and night-time tarriff and is in excellent decorative order ready to occupy or let out.

The property is approached via a private pathway to the rear of the complex and is tucked away with gated entrance and a small outside space for the provision of patio flower pots.

DIRECTIONS: From the centre of West Bay proceed over the harbour bridge and take the second left on the mini-roundabout into Fortyfoot Way. Access to the development is on the left-hand side and the property is accessed from the communal parking area.

Private shared gateway opening to a small tucked away patio with main double-glazed entrance door opening to the
The living area has windows to the north and west with window film in a “horizontal blind” design and offers a good degree of light as well as privacy. There is a slimline built-in coat/storage with adjoining airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and a feature fireplace with electric candle-effect display. Laminate floor, double doored fitted base cupboard providing shelf space over, white ceiling with beam effect incorporating sunken lights, point for wall-mounted TV.
The dining area provides space for a small table and chairs and sits between the living area and kitchen.
The kitchenette is fitted with a good range of light units incorporating a 4-ring hob, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, with work surfaces extending over base cupboards and drawers with plumbing for washing machine, semi-concealed ceiling spotlights and space for upright fridge/freezer.
BEDROOM with boarded trap door to ceiling affording access to the roof space storage. Obscure-glazed window to side, wardrobe each side of the bed with overhead cupboards.
SHOWER ROOM attractively presented with modern suite comprising a large shower cubicle with multiple shower heads including a foot spray, toilet and basin with mixer tap, fitted furniture surrounds, mainly tiled walls and a Dimplex wall-mounted convector heater.

The front door is tucked away from view and sheltered from prevailing weather with a small patio area enough for a table and chairs and some patio pots.

There are presently two parking permits issued to this flat for use in an undesignated parking area.

TENURE: 999-year lease with share in freehold management company.

SERVICE CHARGES: £949.41 for the period 24.6.20-23.6.21 and can be paid monthly.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Council Tax Band ‘A’.

Preliminary Particulars prepared 24.7.20


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