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 - £95,000 For Sale

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An excellent chance to purchase a bright and spacious top floor one double bedroom apartment, especially for those over 55 years of age, boasting fabulous views over the town to countryside and the hills. The property enjoys a prime location, just a short easy walk 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 has been a very much loved and happy home to our sellers for the last eight years, during this time it has been exceptionally well maintained with most of the rooms benefitting from a redecoration and two new modern economy 7 electric heaters have been fitted. The apartment also have uPVC double glazing, feature fireplace and fitted bedroom furniture. The complex has a part time house manager, 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 and has parking, which is on a first come first served basis. The building also has a lift serving to the first floor. 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.



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

White panelled door with inset spy hole opens into the hall. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coved. Dado rail. Economy 7 electric heater. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. White panelled doors to the bathroom, bedroom and to the:-

Sitting/Dining Room (6.20m'' x 3.07m'' / 20'4'' x 10'1'')

Two windows to the side of the building, boasting some wonderful far reaching views over the town to the hills and countryside. Ceiling lights. Coved. Dado rail. Economy 7 electric heater and wall mounted panel heater that can be linked to the economy 7 system. Entry phone system. Power, telephone and television points. Feature fireplace with 'Adams' style surround, polished stone slip and hearth and electric fire. Arch to the:-

Kitchen (1.60m'' x 3.23m'' / 5'3'' x 10'7'')

Ceiling light. Coved. Power points. Fitted with a range of country style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards - some with drawers and eye level cupboards and cabinet. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space for a fridge/freezer. Built in electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Space and pluming for a washing machine and slimline dishwasher. Tiled floor.

Bedroom (3.61m'' x 2.49m'' / 11'10'' x 8'2'')

Window to the side of the building, enjoying a partial rural outlook. Ceiling light. Coved. Wall mounted panel heater. Power points. Fitted with a range of light wood grain effect bedroom furniture consisting of wardrobes, bedside drawers and dressing table with drawers and cupboard under.


Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Coved. Fitted with a modern suite consisting of vanity style wash hand basin with mirror fronted illuminating bathroom cabinet over and tiled splash back, bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment and electric shower over plus folding shower screen. There is also a low level WC with dual flush facility with tiled recess above. Part tiled walls and tiled floor.


Parking and Gardens

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 - 99 years from 1999 - 76 years remaining
Service Charge - £388.75 per quarter
Ground Rent - £200 per annum - payable 6 monthly
Fees include the maintenance of the grounds, lift, communal areas, exterior cleaning and buildings insurance and water rates.
Solicitors to verify the above.
Services Available -
Part time House Manager
Resident sitting room
Guest Suite for visitors
Lift available in addition to main stairs serving the first floor.


From Sturminster Newton

Sturminster Newton is a small market town in the heart of the Blackmore Vale. Steeped in history and tradition, the town still has a Monday Market, Sturminster Newton offers a combination of country and town living. There are numerous individual shops, supermarket, Doctors surgery, garden centre, building merchants to name a few. Further facilities which are all about 10 miles away, may be found at Blandford, Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Gillingham both with mainline train stations.

Leave Sturminster Heading towards Gillingham. Just after the traffic lights and before the British Legion building turn right onto the drive to the property. Postcode DT10 1DU