Offered CHAIN FREE - An exceptionally well maintained property situated in a quiet courtyard setting within this prestigious retirement development in the heart of Minchinhampton
A well appointed cottage style property situated within a popular retirement development in the grounds of an imposing Cotswold stone house in the heart of Minchinhampton. This location allows for easy access to the shops and amenities of the town with hundreds of acres of National Trust Land just up the road at Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons. The property was built in
2006 from Cotswold stone by the well regarded English Courtyard Association with spacious and light accommodation arranged on two floors. An entrance hall, shower room, 18’ sitting room leading to a formal dining area with a conservatory giving direct access to a south facing courtyard and a well equipped 13’ kitchen with built-in appliances and an Aga can be found on the ground floor with a landing, two double bedrooms, both with built-in wardrobes and a bathroom with access from both bedroom one and the landing can be found on the floor above.
The interior is complemented by a pretty south facing courtyard garden with pedestrian gate. There is a garage en-bloc. The property enjoys use of the communal grounds and the facilities and benefits afforded by the development.
The development is located in the centre of Minchinhampton and within easy walking distance of a selection of local facilities including a well regarded Primary School, Library, Doctors Surgery and a variety of independent shops including a butcher, chemist, post office and general store. Minchinhampton Common is nearby and provides in excess of 700 acres largely vested in the National Trust with the towns of Nailsworth and Stroud offering comprehensive facilities including a main line Railway Station with services to Gloucester, Swindon and London Paddington.
The property is leasehold with the balance of 150 years starting from June 2006. The quarterly service charge is currently £1,016. This covers all the costs of the estate which include the cost of the Estate Managers, the alarm service, upkeep of the grounds, all external maintenance, building fabric insurance, window and gutter cleaning and a scheme minibus for shopping trips. The leaseholder must be aged 55 years or older.
We are informed that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. The property is heated by electric heating.
The council tax banding is E.
Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill,Westward Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4UB Tel: 01453 766321