1 Market House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AS   01258 473030   | 2 The Centre, High Street, Gillingham SP8 4AB   01747 824547

Elliscombe, Wincanton - £230,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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An absolutely fabulous chance to purchase a bright and spacious end of terrace retirement bungalow with two double bedrooms, presented to the market with no onward chain and situated in the heart of the country yet within a short drive to Wincanton, which offers a range of facilities. In the opposite direction there is a mainline train station serving Waterloo at Templecombe, which is less than four miles away and nine miles away is Castle Cary with a mainline to Paddington. The property has been especially designed for those over 55 years of age with wide openings and doors and to provide independent living with a choice as to how much personal interaction is taken with the other residents. The Club House holds many events from film screenings to church services and there is also the option of a weekly meal for a nominal cost and opportunity to use for private gatherings. There is also on site management staff Monday to Friday who can offer guidance on getting additional support, if required and pets are welcome. The bungalow itself offers well proportioned rooms with high ceilings, economy 7 electric heating and double glazing as well as its own paved sun terrace. A viewing is absolutely vital to truly appreciate this home as well as the large beautifully landscaped grounds.



Entrance Hall

Timber front door with full height window to one side. Ceiling light and emergency light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Coved. Economy 7 electric heating. Power points. Coat hooks. Built in double cloaks cupboard with eye level cupboards. White panelled doors to all rooms.

Sitting/Dining Room (7.01m x 4.88m / 23' x 16')

Measurement excludes the doorway - Enjoying a double outlook with two windows to the side and double doors with windows to either side opening to the rear paved sun terrace and overlooking part of the communal grounds. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Coved. Two economy 7 electric heaters. Power, telephone and television points. Feature fireplace with bespoke shelves and plate groove fitted to either side. Dining hatch to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (5.38m'' x 2.34m'' / 17'8'' x 7'8'')

A double aspect room with windows side and front overlooking the rose garden. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Coved. Electrical consumer units. Economy 7 electric heater. Power points. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Wood effect work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Fitted with appliances consisting of slimline dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer. There is also a built in eye level double electric oven with storage above and below and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Black and white tile effect vinyl flooring.

Bedroom One (7.37m'' x 4.14m'' / 24'2'' x 13'7'')

Maximum measurements - Double doors with windows to either side opening out to the pave sun terrace and enjoying views over the gardens. Ceiling lights. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Two double built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelf. White panelled door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Coved. Wall mounted fan heater and chrome heated towel rail. Wall mounted mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Fitted with a low level WC with dual flush facility, large shower cubicle with laminate panelled walls and a pedestal wash hand basin with shelf over. Shaver light/point. Part tiled walls. Non slip vinyl flooring. Door to the airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves.

Bedroom Two (3.07m'' x 3.63m'' / 10'1'' x 11'11'')

Window to the front with view over the rose garden opposite. Ceiling light. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Power and television points. Built in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Coved. Wall mounted fan heater and heated towel rail. Low level WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror and shaver light/point over. Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. Wall mounted mirror front bathroom cabinet.


Carport and Parking

The property is approached from the lane down a tree lined drive to gates opening to Elliscombe Park onto an area with space for visitor parking and arch to the allocated carport, which is the second one on the left hand side.

Communal Grounds

To the rear of the bungalow there is a large grassed area with a hedge boundary beyond, which is open countryside. There are formal landscaped gardens to the side of the visitor parking with paths approaching and skirting a central bed planted with a host of trees, shrubs and flowers and plenty of benches providing the chance to sit and enjoy. The gardens are partly walled and boast a sunny aspect.

Key Features

The current service charge is £550 per month and includes:-
On site management staff - Monday to Friday
Gardener/general maintenance
Laundry facility
Club Room and kitchen, which hosts events and is available to reserve for private functions
Careline Service
Building Insurance for the whole site
Quarterly emptying of septic tank
Contribution to the sinking fund


From the Gillingham Office

Head out of Gillingham on the Wyke Road in the direction of Wincanton. Join the A303 towards Exeter and Wincanton. Come off at the next junction and at the round about take the first exit at the next roundabout take the last exit. Take the first exit on the next roundabout heading towards Templecombe. Take the next turning right - sign posted Holton. At Holton turn right sign posted Higher Holton. Follow this road for about half a mile where the drive to the property will be found on the left hand side on a right hand bend. Proceed down the drive and take the first turning left into Elliscombe Park. The property will be found straight ahead - the last one on the right end.