Sparrow Mead Bridport

Semi Detached

SITUATION: The property is located on the very northern fringe of Bridport quietly tucked away and backing onto open farmland to the rear. There is a footpath leading into Victoria Grove or by car/bicycle into the town centre along St Swithins Road.

Bridport offers a good range of mainly independent shops, twice-weekly street market, Electric Palace theatre/cinema, community orchard and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool.

There are primary schools and the Sir John Colfox Secondary School within walking distance and both the medical centre and dentists' practices are less than a mile away.

The coast at West Bay lies some 2 miles to the south with its fishing/boating harbour and beaches with access to the Jurassic Coastline and South West Coastal Path.

THE PROPERTY comprises a semi-detached 2 bedroomed house built some 10 years ago tastefully decorated and beautifully presented. The rooms are light and spacious and enjoy views over farmland to the rear and views over the town to distant hills to the east. The property benefits from uPVC double-glazed windows, full gas-fired central heating, excellent insulation and PV panels on the roof, ensuring a cosy home with low running costs.

There is also an opportunity to extend into the roof space as the trusses provide for this.

Outside, there is a parking space, open-plan front garden and well fenced rear garden which is hard-landscaped and includes a large timber shed ideal for bicycles, with side access gate.

The shared-equity property offers an opportunity to gain a step on the housing ladder with security by buying a 40% share of the freehold with a rent on the remainder of the property and is available on a s.106 housing restriction to those who have lived or worked in West Dorset for the last 3 years or be coming to the area for employment. The buyer has to go through an assessment process with Magna - further details are available from Kennedys.

DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Bridport travelling west along West Street, straight over the first mini-roundabout to the second one and take the first turning right into St Swithins Avenue. Take the right-hand spur-off signposted to Dibden View and Sparrow Mead with be found on the right with this property directly in front of you.

RECESSED ENTRANCE PORCH with front door opening to the:
ENTRANCE HALL with stairs rising to the first floor and with CLOAKROOM off.
LIVING ROOM with bay window to the south.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM well fitted with an attractive range of wall and base units with work surfaces incorporating sink, 4-ring gas hob with cooker hood over, Electrolux oven, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. There is also a pantry cupboard, two 4-bulb ceiling light, window over the sink and additional glazed pane to the east. Wall-mounted gas combi-boiler. Good space for dining table and dresser with further window and part-glazed door into the rear garden.
LANDING with access trap to the roof space.
BEDROOM 1: A good-sized double bedroom with two windows to the south, sliding doored wardrobe and airing cupboard fitted. This room offers potential for a staircase into the potential loft room conversion.
BEDROOM 2 overlooks the farmland to the rear. Sliding doored wardrobe.
SHOWER ROOM: Renewed in July 2022 with large shower cubicle, wash basin in vanitory unit with mixer tap and toilet. Obscure-glazed window with deep tiled sill/shelf and heated towel rail.

To the front is an open-plan garden presently with mock-grass, hedging to side and pathway leading to the rear off which is pedestrian gate into the rear garden.

There is a parking space to the front of the property.

The rear garden is well enclosed with modern wooden fencing with raised gravelled beds adjoining ideal for the display of patio pots. There is a gravelled lower area for sitting out and on which there is a large timber shed ideal as a bicycle/tool shed.

SERVICES: All mains services are connected. Council Tax Band 'B'.

PRICE: The fixed price is on the basis that the RICS value of this property is £280,000. There is a rental payment of £256.32 per month on the 60% share owned by Magna and a monthly service charge of £11.36.

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