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

Bath Road, Sturminster Newton - £73,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A bright and roomy one double bedroom top floor apartment, offered for sale with no onward chain and enjoying views over roof tops to the hills and countryside. The property boasts a prime location just a short stroll to the town centre where there is a range of independent shops and chain stores, doctor and dentist surgeries as well as a variety of entertainment venues. The apartment is especially for those over 55 years and benefits from uPVC double glazed windows, electric heating and a 24 hour emergency care line as well as a part time development manager. The complex also has a residents lounge with kitchen area used for functions or for family gatherings, a guest suite available for overnight visitors at a nominal fee, attractive communal gardens with seating area and separate drying area plus parking which is on a first come first served basis. The building also has a lift. A viewing is strongly recommended to really appreciate the size, layout and how easily it would make a great lock up and leave UK base or as a main home for those looking for that additional support now and then.


Ground Floor

Communal Entrance Hall

The building is approached from the residents car park to the front door with entry system and opens into a large reception area. From the ground floor there is access to the residents lounge and the Scheme Manager's office. There are stairs serving all floors and lift to the first floor.

Apartment's Entrance Hall

From the landing a white panelled door with spy hole opens into a welcoming and bright entrance hall. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Two high level shelves. Dado rail. Economy electric heater. Power points. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and double sized storage cupboard with electrical consumer unit, power points and fitted with shelves. White panelled doors to the bathroom, bedroom and to the:-

Sitting and Dining Room (4.50m'' x 3.15m'' / 14'9'' x 10'4'')

Two windows to the side of the building enjoying lovely countryside views. Ceiling light. Coved. Economy 7 electric heater. Entry phone. Power, telephone and television points. Built in bespoke dresser style storage unit with floor cupboards, cabinets and display/storage shelves. Breakfast bar. Arch to the:-

Kitchen (1.65m'' x 2.21m'' / 5'5'' x 7'3'')

Window to the front of the building with tiled sill and partial views. Ceiling light. Coved. Power points. Fitted with a range of modern gloss finished kitchen units consisting of floor and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for under counter fridge. Built in electric oven and hob with extractor hood over and kick heater under. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom (3.51m'' x 2.74m / 11'6'' x 9')

Window to the side of the building enjoying fabulous rural views. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted electric heater. Power and television points. Fitted with a range of bespoke bedroom furniture including wardrobes and chest of drawers plus overhead storage cupboards.


Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Coved. Wall mounted electric fan heater. Fitted with a modern suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and shaver light/point over, low level WC with mirror fronted bathroom cabinet above and a bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment and an electric shower plus full height tiling to surrounding walls. Part tiled walls and tiled shelf. Vinyl flooring.


Gardens and Parking

The complex is accessed from Bath Road, onto a drive leading down to the main building and car parking area. There is additional parking on the gravelled area to the side of the main drive. There are neatly tended communal gardens with a seating area outside of the resident's lounge plus a separate drying area. Please note that the parking is on a first come basis.

Important Information

Term of Unexpired Lease - 79 years
Maintenance Charge - £421 paid every 3 months
Ground Rent - £100 paid every 6 months
Fees include the maintenance of the grounds, lift, communal areas, exterior cleaning and buildings insurance and water rates.
Solicitors to verify the above.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bath Road heading towards Gillingham. Just after the traffic lights and before the British Legion building turn right onto the drive to the property.