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Castle Hill Lane, Mere, Warminster - £70,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A delightful first floor apartment that would make a great investment opportunity with a potential rental income of around £450 per calendar month or even as a UK base or weekend retreat and is offered for sale to cash purchasers only. The apartment was converted about ten years ago and benefits from economy 7 electric heating, double glazed windows, two of which are full height sash windows and is just a stone's throw from the town centre of this well served and popular Wiltshire town. Mere is full of history with lots of beautiful and fascinating buildings, surrounded by wonderful countryside and benefits from having a good community spirit with many facilities such as, post office, a museum, library, doctor and dentist surgeries, police and fire station. There are also a good selection of shops and village pubs. Further facilities and a mainline train station are just ten minutes drive away in Gillingham. Viewing is essential to appreciate its charm.

In brief, the accommodation consists of communal entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor landing and the apartment door. Sitting room, inner hall, kitchen with built in oven and hob, bedroom and shower room. Outside there is allocated parking and a communal courtyard.

Energy Efficiency Rating D - Council Tax Band A



Communal Entrance

Door from the courtyard opens to the hall with stairs rising to the first floor landing with door to the apartment's sitting room.

Sitting Room (3.81m'' x 3.61m'' / 12'6'' x 11'10'')

Full height sash window to the front aspect. Ceiling light. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Opens to the:-


Ceiling light. High level electrics. Access to the loft space. White panelled doors to the shower room, bedroom and an opening into the:-

Kitchen (1.83m x 2.51m'' / 6' x 8'3'')

Window with tiled sill to the rear aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Coved. Smoke detector. Power points. Fitted with a range of light wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit with deep pan and cutlery drawers and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Built in electric oven and hob with extractor hood over. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a fridge/freezer. Tiled floor.

Bedroom (3.58m'' x 2.57m'' / 11'9'' x 8'5'')

Full height sash window to the rear aspect. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coved. Power points.

Shower Room

Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and mirror over, low level WC with economy flush facility and tiled corner shower cubicle with electric shower. Tiled floor.


Parking and Courtyard

There is an allocated parking space in the car park of the Ship Inn. From here there is a path with steps leading down to the paved communal courtyard and to the main entrance to the building.

Important Information

Term of lease 99 years from 2007.
Service Charge - £582.76 annually
Estate Fund Charge - £135.30 annually
Ground Rent - £500.00 annually
Total yearly charges - £1218.06


From the Gillingham Office

Follow the road down the High Street until you reach the junction. Turn right and as you approach the 'co-operative roundabout', take the first exit heading towards Mere. At the next roundabout proceed straight over and go through the village of Milton on Stour continuing towards Mere. At the end of the road turn right heading into Mere. Turn left into Manor Road just after Lloyds Bank. The property will be a short distance on the left hand side.