A SOUTH-FACING TWO BEDROOM RETIREMENT COTTAGE in a delightful development on the edge of the city, OVERLOOKING WATER MEADOWS and set in 3.5 ACRES OF COMMUNAL GARDENS. ** PART BOARDED PRIVATE LOFT ** VIEWING RECOMMENDED
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From the city centre, proceed west on Wilton Road and immediately after Skew Bridge turn left into Church Lane. The road continues to the right into Lower Road. Go past the church on the right hand side and Bemerton Farm will then be seen on the right after a short distance.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a south-facing cottage, situated in this delightful development, on the western side of the city, set in its communal grounds of 3.5 acres overlooking the water meadows. Bemerton Farm is a purpose built retirement development for the over 55s, which was converted in 2001 from the model farm built for the Countess of Pembroke. In addition to its own paved seating areas, No. 1 has access to a private walled garden adjacent to the River Nadder. The accommodation consists of: entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, study and cloakroom on the ground floor whilst there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. There is electric ceiling heating as well as double glazed windows, coving to the ceilings and downlighters. There is a part boarded private loft, a garage and communal parking. We have no hesitation in suggesting an early viewing to appreciate the nature of this home.
The accommodation is arranged as follows, all measurements being approximate:
Stairs to first floor with deep understairs cupboard, alarm controls, plate racks, panel heater.
6.28m x 3.08m (20'7" x 10'1") Double aspect windows, five wall lights, double doors to:
4.83m x 3.4m (15'10" x 11'1") Three wall lights, plate rack.
3.4m x 3.3m (11'1" x 10'9") Work surfaces with inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, four ring induction hob, cooker hood over, built-in double oven, built-in washer dryer, built-in dishwasher, built-in fridge/freezer. Tiled floor and splashbacks.
3.02m x 2.82m (9'10" x 9'3") Window to the front.
Tiled floor and splashbacks, low level WC and wash-hand basin. Extractor fan.
Stairs to first floor - landing
Large built-in wardrobe cupboard, shelved airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank.
4.19m x 3.4m (13'8" x 11'1") Double built-in wardrobe. Hatch to part boarded and insulated loft with pull down ladder.
3.4m x 3.3m (11'1" x 10'9") Built-in wardrobe cupboard.
3.06m x 2.11m (10'0" x 6'11") White suite of shower cubicle, panelled bath, low level WC and wash-hand basin. Part tiled walls, heated towel rail, porthole window.
To the front of the property there are two paved areas for exclusive use of No. 1. There is also a garage. There is ample communal parking and beautifully maintained grounds extending to about 3.5 acres for the use of the residents. On the other side of the road is a private walled garden with water meadows beyond.
125 year lease (from 2001), no ground rent, maintenance approx £1,300 per quarter.
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property.
The Council Tax Band is ‘F' and the payment for the year 2018/2019 payable to Wiltshire Council is £2712.00.