Meadow Court

Retirement Property: 2 beds, 1 bath, 1 reception

GUIDE PRICE £182,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329


A newly updated 2 bedroom ground floor retirement apartment overlooking the river and meadows situated in a convenient position within almost level walking distance of the town centre


No 18 Meadow Court is a well presented and partly updated ground floor apartment enjoying a fine south aspect with views over the river and open meadows.  Meadow Court is a complex of retirement flats situated close to Bridport town centre, within almost level walking distance of most of the town's shopping and business facilities.  The sea and coast at West Bay is about 1.5 miles due south where there is an attractive harbour with coastal walks through land mainly controlled by the National Trust and designated a World Heritage Site.
Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies about 15 miles to the east and here there is a main line rail service to London, Waterloo, with connecting bus services from Bridport

THE PROPERTY:  No 18, Meadow Court is a superior 2 bedroom ground floor retirement apartment situated in a purpose-built complex of similar one and two bedroom apartments built in the late 1980's.  The development is designed for retirement living for those over 55 years of age with a resident manager.  Each apartment has an emergency alarm system and neck cord which can be operated from every room in the flat.

The apartment has the benefit of a modernised shower room and some new carpets and a newly installed Fischer Energy electric heating system.  Situated on the ground floor and at the end of the terrace the property affords sliding patio doors opening onto an outside patio and well tended communal gardens with delightful views over the river and meadow.  The property also has the benefit of cavity wall insulation, double glazed windows and doors, easy reach power points, telephone points (with two telephones fitted), TV and booster aerials, new entry and care phone systems and a water meter.

There are no communal facilities to pay for other than the maintenance of the delightful gardens and pergola, outside clothes drying area and dustbin bays.  There is also a residents' parking area.

This property is considered to be one of the most desirable on the development being ground floor at the end of the block, facing south with a very pleasant outlook over the river and is a great viewpoint for bird watching.  There is no forward chain.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport, travelling south along South Street, take the first turning left into Folly Mill Lane.  Proceed almost to the end of Folly Mill Lane and bear right and Meadow Court is situated at the end of the cul-de-sac.  No 18 is situated at the very end on the right.


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
UPVC FRONT DOOR with entrance phone system opening to:
COMMUNAL HALL with electric and water meter.  Entrance door to:
PRIVATE HALL:  Double-doored cupboard housing the new hot water cylinder with both off-peak and booster immersion heaters, slatted shelves and the coat rail/cleaning storage cupboard.  Telephone entry system, care line and smoke alarm and new radiator.
SITTING ROOM:  5.71m x 3.12m (18' 9" x 10' 3")  Newly re-decorated with double sliding patio doors to outside patio and communal gardens with river frontage and views across the meadow beyond, TV aerial and booster points, telephone point, coved ceiling, three bespoke floor-to-ceiling wooden shelved units, electric fire and new carpet.
KITCHEN:  3.06m x 1.76m (10' x 5' 9") with original fitted base and wall cupboards, drawers and work surfaces with hob and Zanussi fridge and Beko freezer included if required.  Window to riverside views over the single drainer sink unit, ceramic tiled floor and Dimplex wall mounted heater.
BEDROOM 1:  3.72m x 2.80m (12' 2" x 9' 2") with window to the north overlooking the well tended communal gardens with pergola, coved ceiling, (Double Ikea wardrobe available for separate negotiation).
BEDROOM 2:  3.01m x 2.06m (9' 11" x 6' 9") with  window overlooking the rear communal garden, new radiator.
SHOWER ROOM with glazed shower cubicle with electric shower unit, hand rails and fitted seat, vanity unit with wash basin and cupboard under, low level WC.  Three doored mirrored medicine cabinet, wall mirror with light/shaver point over, new radiator with towel rail fitted, lino flooring, obscure-glazed window with blind fitted.

There are central communal gardens to the development with substantial pergola and residents' parking area together with locked access gate to a riverside walk giving access to East Street. Dustbin and clothes drying areas.  There is a small patio area immediately to the south adjoining the river bank and views to the meadow and footpaths opposite.  

TENURE:  The property is leasehold for a term of 99 years from 1987.  There is a peppercorn rent and Hanover Housing Association levy a monthly charge of £165.00 which includes the upkeep of the communal gardens and parking areas, building insurance, outside window cleaning and employment of a resident estate manager.  Council tax band B.



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