East Street

Flat: 1 bed, 1 bath, 1 reception


Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329


A well maintained 1 bedroom ground floor retirement flat situated in the centre of the town close to facilities with small patio garden area and residents' parking area


SITUATION:  The flat is located within a purpose built complex of flats extending on three storeys with a row of cottages all in a courtyard setting built by McCarthy and Stone in 1987. The centre of the town is just a few minutes' easy level walk away with the local newsagents/general store just across the road.  Bridport is a thriving market town with a good art centre, leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool, comprehensive range of shops and a twice-weekly street market.  A modern medical centre is approximately a mile distant and there is a modern library, good arts centre and the Electric Palace theatre/cinema.  

The Jurassic Coastline is easily reached just 1.5 miles due south at West Bay which is popular for fishing and boating and its cliff top golf course.

THE PROPERTY:  Flat 7 is on the ground floor and enjoys a westerly aspect overlooking the garden, car park and courtyard at the rear.  The facilities within the complex comprise a communal residents' lounge, laundry facilities and a guest room for visiting family. The flat has been well maintained and updated and there is a modern shower room suite, double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a spacious lounge/dining room with French door to communal garden and archway leading to the kitchen.  All the rooms have coved and artex ceilings and also easy reached power sockets and switches together with emergency cords.  

A Manager is available on site part-time and there are many activities and social events catered for in the communal lounge including afternoon tea, coffee mornings, an arts group and film club.

DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Bridport travelling east along East Street, Homebredy House will be found on the right hand side just past the car park.  Proceed under the archway and the main entrance door is situated at the rear. 


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Main entrance door with security telecom leading to:
COMMUNAL HALL with residents' lounge and laundry room.  Follow right hand passage way to entrance door marked No 7.
ENTRANCE HALL with entry phone, airing cupboard with slatted shelves, useful storage area, hot water tank and electric immersion heater.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM:  5.31m x 3.23m (17' 5" x 10' 7") with picture window with roller blinds enjoying a westerly aspect with French door to communal garden, electric fire with decorative surround TV point, 2 single wall light points. Archway through to:
KITCHEN: 2.23m x 1.65m  (7' 3" x 5' 4") with a range of matching base and eye level units, drawers and working surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, electric cooker point, extractor fan, fully tiled walls.
BEDROOM:  4.33m x 2.64m (14' 2" x 8' 7") roller blind to window enjoying a westerly aspect, electric convector heater, 2 wall light points, double wardrobe cupboard.
SHOWER ROOM: Glazed and tiled shower cubical with Triton electric shower unit and seat, low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin, mirror, fully tiled walls, Dimplex wall heater, extractor fan, medicine cabinet.

OUTSIDE: To the rear of the property there is a communal car park for residents and visitors tucked away from the main street and a small outdoor patio area for residents to sit out enjoying south and westerly sunshine.  The property also benefits from a French door opening directly out onto a small lawned area with bird feeders.

MANAGEMENT COMPANY:  First Port Retirement Property services.
SERVICE CHARGE:  £1,427.29 payable half yearly (Financial Year ending August 2019)
GROUND RENT:  £494.82 payable half yearly in advance
LEASEHOLD: 125 years from 1 July 1987.
NOTE:  It is a condition of the purchase that persons are over the age of 60 years or in the event of a couple, one must be over 60 years of age and the other 55 years.



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