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Casterbridge Place, Templecombe - £140,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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OFFERED FOR SALE WITH NO FORWARD CHAIN - A great opportunity to purchase a spacious first floor apartment, presented to the market with the bonus of no onward chain and boasting some wonderful views over the Blackmore Vale countryside to Alfred's Tower at Stourhead. The property is ideally placed within an easy walk to the mainline train station serving London Waterloo and the West Country and to the village shop and primary school. The village also benefits from a variety of clubs and societies and has a good transport service to the nearby towns where there are plenty of facilities. The apartment forms just one of five other properties converted in the late 2000's from the village's cottage hospital, which was built by Lady Theodora Guest and opened in 1906. The internal accommodation offers around 817 sq ft (75.9 sq m) of living space and benefits from high ceilings and character features, such as, double glazed pane glass sash windows, picture and dado rails. In addition the apartment also has electric heating via radiators. It is imperative that an internal viewing is booked to really appreciate the size and layout that this wonderful apartment provides and how it would meet a variety of needs - from first time buyer to retirement.



Reception Hall

Stairs rise from the communal entrance hall to the first floor landing and to the panelled front door with spy hole of the apartment. The apartment's reception hall is long, roomy and light with high ceiling. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Cove. Entry phone. Central heating programmer. Dado rail. Radiator. Power points. Cupboard housing the electrics and further cupboard housing the electric heating boiler. White panelled doors to all rooms.

Sitting Room (4.55m'' x 3.76m'' / 14'11'' x 12'4'')

Boasting a double outlook with sash windows to the rear and side - both enjoying views over countryside to Alfred's Tower at Stourhead. Ceiling light. Coved. Picture and dado rail. Power, telephone and television points.

Kitchen/Dining Room (4.55m'' x 2.69m'' / 14'11'' x 8'10'')

Sash window to the rear of the building with delightful views of countryside towards the Stourhead Estate. Recessed ceiling lights. Coved. Picture and dado rails. Radiator.
Ample power points. Fitted with a range of modern kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, broom cupboard, separate drawer unit with cutlery and deep pan drawers and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Integrated fridge/freezer. Built in double electric oven and hob with extractor hood over. Integrated washer/dryer. Tiled floor.

Master Bedroom (4.50m'' x 3.33m'' / 14'9'' x 10'11'')

Measurement to front of wardrobe. Sash window to the front overlooking the entrance. Ceiling lights. Coved. Picture and dado rails. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points. Two double built in wardrobes with hanging rail, shelf and over head storage cupboards. White panelled door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Coved. Part tiled walls. Corner pedestal wash hand basin with illuminating mirror to one side and shaver socket, low level WC with economy flush facility and tiled shower cubicle.

Bedroom Two (3.56m'' x 3.30m'' / 11'8'' x 10'10'')

Sash window to the side with some partial countryside views. Ceiling light. Coved. Picture and dado rail. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points.


Partly obscured glazed sash window to the front elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Coved. Extractor fan. Wall mounted mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Radiator. Tiled walls. Shaver socket. Suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with illuminating mirror over, bath with mixer tap and low level WC with economy flush facility.



Outside there are two parking spaces available, which may be found on the right hand side on entry or further parking may be found to the rear of the building. There is also a bin store.

Important Information

Lease............................125 years from 2010
Ground Rent.............£125 per annum
Service Charge........£1480.08 for the year - 2018
Solicitors to confirm the above.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffic lights go over the bridge and turn right onto the A357. Continue on this road for about 5 miles and turn left for Stalbridge. Go through the town. The next village is Henstridge. Continue through the village to the A30 crossroads and proceed straight over heading towards Wincanton. At Templecombe turn left into Bowden Road. Then right into Casterbridge Place. The property will be found straight ahead. Parking on the right hand side.