St. Andrews Road

Retirement Property: 1 bed, 1 bath, 1 reception

GUIDE PRICE £140,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329

1 bedroom Retirement Property For Sale in St. Andrews Road, Bridport


A one bedroom upper ground floor retirement apartment enjoying a quiet and private position with French door opening to a paved patio/garden area, with house manager and excellent social facilities within walking distance of Bridport town centre.


SITUATION:  The apartment is one of 59 properties in a modern retirement complex constructed by McCarthy and Stone (Developments) Limited built in 2003 on the site of the former police station and hence its name.  There is a slight slope down to the pavement and then a short almost level walk into the town centre of Bridport with its comprehensive range of mainly independent shops, restaurants and cafes, banks, business and social facilities including churches, art centre, Electric Palace community theatre/cinema, Bucky Doo Square which hosts a wide range of bands and festivities during the year, community supported former Science Institute, Museum, Library and Leisure Centre with indoor swimming pool together with modern medical centre and community hospital.

The coast at West Bay is approximately 2 miles distant with its fishing harbour, golf course, beaches and scenic cliff walks along the Jurassic Coastline.

Dorchester, the County Town, lies some 14 miles to the east with its main hospital and main line rail service to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY:  No 12 Peelers Court is a one-bedroom retirement flat for the over 60's (with any second resident at least 55 years).  It is located on the upper ground floor but has the benefit of direct access at the rear to a private patio area adjoining a garden area which catches sunlight and is maintained by management but which, we understand, can be utilised by the occupier.  It offers a secluded setting and a pleasant private outlook for the lounge and kitchen.

The accommodation affords a lounge/dining room with patio door opening to the rear balcony and garden and with double opening doors to the well fitted kitchen, an entrance hall with good storage cupboard, double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and shower room with modern suite.

The property benefits from uPVC double-glazed windows and patio door, electric heating and a recently replaced electric Gledhill Pulsa Coil hot water system.

The Development Manager can be contacted from various points within each property in the case of an emergency.  For periods when the House Manager is off duty there is a 24-hour Careline response system.

The complex enjoys a residents' lounge, the venue for many social activities, camera entry system, parking, guest suite, communal laundry facilities and a lift to all floors.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport walking east along East Street, take the second turning left into Barrack Street.  Proceed into St Andrews Road and the property will be found approximately 0.25 mile along on the left-hand side.

By car:  Take the A3066 Beaminster Road from Bridport (Sea Road North) towards Beaminster and take the second turning left into St Andrews Road,  Bear left and proceed for approx 0.25 mile and Peelers Court will be found on the right-hand side with slight slope up to the parking area to the front.


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:-
Main front entrance door with entry system and video camera, opening to:
COMMUNAL HALL running alongside the RESIDENTS' LOUNGE and into the inner hall with lift service (upper ground floor required).  Follow the directions to No 12 (to the left).
PRIVATE ENTRANCE DOOR to No 12, opening to:
HALLWAY with built-in cupboard housing the recently replaced hot and cold water tank and storage space.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM with built-in cupboard housing the electric fuse boxes and storage shelving, French door with adjoining window section opening to the rear patio, night storage heater, telephone and TV points.  Double, mainly glazed doors opening to the:
KITCHEN which is well fitted with wall mounted and base cupboards and drawers with worktops incorporating a sink unit, electric hob with extractor over, built-in oven and grill, space for dishwasher and fridge (free-standing appliances), window over sink to private outlook over the garden.
DOUBLE BEDROOM with window to the north enjoying a pleasant outlook.  Excellent fitted wardrobes with four mirrored doors, telephone point, electric wall-mounted heater.
SHOWER ROOM comprising a modern shower unit, vanity unit with wash hand basin and mirror and strip-light shaver point over and WC.  Heated towel rail, extractor fan, attractive tiled surrounds.

This apartment has its own private patio and adjoining garden area which is maintained with the service charges but which, we understand, the occupiers can use and contribute to if desired.  The garden enjoys some sunshine and provides a completely secluded area.

TENURE:  The flat is held on a 125-year lease dating from 2003, with an annual service charge of £2,292.06 and an annual ground rent of £385.00 for the Financial Year ending 31.8.18




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