2 bed flat for sale

£225,000

St Decumans Road, Watchet TA23

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Property info

Property features

  • Central heating
  • Double glazing
  • Parking
  • Sea Views

Property description

Description: Occupying one of the most spectacular and sought after positions in Watchet is this exceptional penthouse apartment with magnificent views over the town and local coastline. The property forms part of an imposing former hotel which has been sympathetically transformed to provide 6 exclusive apartments. This truly unique, two bedroom luxury penthouse is set over the entire top floor and incorporates a fantastic private roof terrace. The grand communal entrance foyer has beautiful solid oak flooring, stained glass windows and a stunning solid oak staircase leading to the first and second floor. The accommodation is built into the roof adding character, style and elegance to this already extremely sleek, modern and spacious living environment. The light open plan living area offers fabulous views and has a newly fitted bespoke kitchen with stylish stainless steel chimney hood, granite worktops and breakfast bar. The apartment offers gas fired central heating, allocated parking, double glazed windows, low energy lighting and intercoms to the entrance foyer and the electrically operated entrance gate.
Directions: From our office in Swain Street proceed to the railway bridge and turn left onto Brendon road which becomes South Road, on the left hand bend, turn right into St Decumans Road and continue a short distance where the property will be found on the left hand side and indicated by our for sale board.
Location; This lovely coastal town has an active Marina, promenade, quaint houses, narrow streets, a variety of shops, first school, doctors surgery and the popular West Somerset Railway all of which are within a short walking distance. More extensive facilities are available at the popular coastal resort of Minehead, which is some 8 miles. The beautiful countryside of Exmoor National Park and The Quantock Hills is within a short driving distance, an area of outstanding natural beauty with wooded combes and river valleys, native red deer, ponies, open moorland, pretty villages and a dramatic coastline, the area offers unrivalled walking. Taunton, the county town of Somerset is approximately 18 miles and offers extensive shopping scholastic, cultural and sporting facilities. The property is well situated for national communications with access to the M5 motorway (J25) at Taunton which also has a mainline railway station (London - Paddington can be reached in under 2 hours).

Accommodation [All measurements are approximate

Solid wooden door into:

Hallway
Solid oak flooring, steps rising to the private roof terrace with further steps leading to the open plan living room/dining room/kitchen.

Kitchen/dining area 38'5'' x 11'11'' (11.71m x 3.63m) maximum
Range of modern base units with stainless steel sink and granite drainer with hot and cold mixer tap with granite work surfaces, built in oven with four burner gas hob with stainless steel extractor over, integrated fridge, separate freezer, integrated washing machine/dryer, slimline dishwasher, radiator, smoke detector, telephone point, three storage cupboards in the eaves, three Velux windows and a uPVC double glazed window with an aspect to the front.

Living room area
Television point, telephone point, two radiators and uPVC double glazed window with an aspect to the side and fantastic views to Watchet town centre, coastal and rural views.

Bedroom one 13'9'' x 12'9'' (4.20m x 3.89m)
Television point, telephone point, storage cupboard, further storage cupboard in the eaves, radiator, uPVC double glazed window with fabulous coastal, rural and town views.

Fully tiled en-suite shower room
Enclosed shower cubicle, low level w.C, wash hand basin with hot and cold taps, heated chrome towel rail, tiled flooring and Velux window.

Inner hallway
Velux window opening to the private roof terrace

cloakroom
Low level w.C, wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap and tiled splash backs and extractor.

Bedroom two 11'4' x 10'6'' (3.47m x 3.22m)
Telephone point, radiator and two Velux windows with an opening to the side.

Fully tiled bathroom
White suite comprising of; Bath with hot and cold taps, low level w.C, wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap, heated chrome towel rail, tiled flooring and Velux window.

Outside
There is a shared communal area and parking for one vehicle.

Council Tax Band - D

Tenure:
Leasehold, 999 years from 2009

Agents Note
The property is subject to a management charge of £890.69pa (to be confirmed), this covers insurance, accounts, administration fees, internal cleaning, communal electric, communal water, fire service, gate maintenance and bank charges.

The property misdescriptions act 1991
The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.
References to the Tenure of the Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor.

Agents Note: Some of the photographs used by Wilkie, May & Tuckwood have been taken with a wide angled lens to show the property off to its best advantage.
TA23 Zed-Index
£207,640 £313,208 £181,140 £158,103 £111,356

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Value change
£7,664 (3.83%) £14,146 (7.31%) £14,895 (7.73%) £14,190 (7.33%) £15,476 (8.05%) £12,928 (6.64%) £24,979 (13.68%)
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Avg. price paid: £186,460
No. of property sales: 68
Avg. price paid: £169,660
No. of property sales: 207
Avg. price paid: £177,058
No. of property sales: 358
Avg. price paid: £180,164
No. of property sales: 505
Avg. price paid: £127,933
No. of property sales: 1,927

Avg. asking price in TA23: £288,651
No. of properties for sale in TA23: 118
Avg. asking rent in TA23: £796 pcm
No. of properties to rent in TA23: 14

Property value data/graphs for TA23

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £313,208 £223 3.6 £265,025
Semi-detached £181,140 £211 3.0 £176,178
Terraced £158,103 £187 2.8 £150,492
Flats £111,356 £138 1.9 £94,200

Current asking prices in TA23

Avg. current asking prices in TA23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £145,000
(1)
£180,707
(20)
£230,148
(46)
£333,100
(22)
£647,483
(6)
Flats £88,450
(2)
£137,825
(6)
- £250,000
(1)
-
All £107,300
(3)
£170,811
(26)
£230,148
(46)
£329,487
(23)
£647,483
(6)

Current asking rents in TA23

Avg. current asking prices in TA23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £608 pcm
(5)
£594 pcm
(1)
£691 pcm
(2)
-
Flats - £557 pcm
(4)
- - -
All - £585 pcm
(9)
£594 pcm
(1)
£691 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for TA23

Highest value in TA23
Highest value streets Zed-Index
£562,018
Leighland £513,774
£502,795
£417,198
Five Bells £359,538
Highest turnover in TA23
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Claydon Close 40.0%
Copse Close 40.0%
The Rope Walk 33.3%
Lower Washford 33.3%
Station Road 30.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Rhoose Cardiff International Airport (14.5 miles)
  • Taunton (14.6 miles)
  • Barry Island (15.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (15.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (30.0 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (30.9 miles)
  • Minehead Harbour (6.7 miles)
  • Bridgwater Ferry Terminal (14.9 miles)
  • Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal (15.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Knights Templar CofE/ Methodist Community School (0.4 miles)
  • Danesfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Community Middle School (0.9 miles)
  • St Peters CofE First School (0.9 miles)
  • The West Somerset Community College (5.9 miles)
  • Foxes Academy (6.5 miles)
  • Kingsmead Academy (9.7 miles)
  • Taunton School (14.1 miles)
  • Penrose School (14.4 miles)
  • Selworthy Special School (14.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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  • Pope Painting in Painters & Decorators
    01984 640637
    Hillhead Cottage, Washford, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0NH
    0.45 miles from this property
  • K Nicholas & Sons in Builder
    01984 640132
    Willow House Cottage, Willow Grove, Washford, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0PT
    0.49 miles from this property
  • Rutter Electrical in Electronic Shop
    01984 631572
    48a Brendon Road, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0HT
    1.11 miles from this property
  • Mitchell Architects in Architect
    01984 639420
    9 Fore Street, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4PX
    1.35 miles from this property
  • Clotted Cream in Furniture Stores
    01984 633035
    4 Robert Street, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4PG
    1.43 miles from this property
  • K H Smith in Builder
    01984 633272
    21 Causeway Terrace, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0HP
    1.44 miles from this property
  • Clotted Cream in Furniture Stores
    01984 633035
    4 Robert Street, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4PG
    1.48 miles from this property
  • C W Heating Services in Boiler Repair & Servicer
    01984 632011
    10 Half Acre, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4NX
    1.48 miles from this property
  • Watchet Glass & Glazing in Double Glazing Installer
    01984 631800
    Central Coachworks, South Road, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0HD
    1.49 miles from this property
  • Coleman Removals in Removals & Storage Services
    01643 707606
    52-54 Long Street, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4QU
    1.50 miles from this property
  • Nelson's Decorating Services in Painters & Decorators
    01984 634501
    9 Quantock Road, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0DY
    1.53 miles from this property
  • P A Bowden in Builder
    01984 634259
    19 Liddymore Road, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0DT
    1.53 miles from this property
  • M J Mossman in Electronic Shop
    01984 634221
    28 Liddymore Road, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0DT
    1.53 miles from this property
  • Laurence Brown Building Design in Architectural Service
    01984 639275
    23 Liddymore Road, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0DT
    1.53 miles from this property
  • Derek J Sully in Bricklayer
    01984 632089
    2 Dovetons Close, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4SS
    1.56 miles from this property
  • N Witcher in Plumbers
    01984 633082
    21 Whitecroft, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4RU
    1.57 miles from this property
  • Laurence Brown Building Design in Architectural Service
    01984 639275
    23 Liddymore Road, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0DT
    1.58 miles from this property
  • C J Stone Builders in Builder
    01984 631346
    31 Swain Street, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0AD
    1.62 miles from this property
  • Alberts Hardware in DIY Shop
    01984 631055
    37b Swain Street, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0AE
    1.62 miles from this property
  • Peppin Bros in Builder
    01984 632695
    2 Limpetshell Lane, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4QR
    1.68 miles from this property
  • K C Holness Ltd in Builder
    01984 631007
    12 Mariners Way, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0EZ
    1.71 miles from this property
  • Cowling Buildings Construction & Maintenance in Builder
    01984 631184
    1 Mariners Way, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0EZ
    1.71 miles from this property
  • Cowling Buildings Construction & Maintenance in Builder
    01984 631184
    1 Mariners Way, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0EZ
    1.76 miles from this property
  • Wilkins Electrical Contractors in Electronic Shop
    01984 631473
    Unit 4, Williton Industrial Estate, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4RF
    1.77 miles from this property
  • Tony Brooke Carpets & Flooring in Carpet Fitter
    01984 632206
    Unit 2-3, Roughmoor, Williton Industrial Estate, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4RF
    1.77 miles from this property
  • Michael Beck Decorating Services in Painters & Decorators
    01984 639049
    Courtleigh, Doniford, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0TQ
    2.22 miles from this property
  • Louise Crossman in Architect
    01984 640988
    The Potato Store, Court Place, Withycombe, Minehead, Somerset TA24 6QB
    2.37 miles from this property
  • P J Taylor in Builder
    01984 640474
    Sunny Lawn, Roadwater, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0QZ
    2.47 miles from this property
  • Nigel Grabham Ltd in Plumbers
    01984 641093
    Rivercoombe House, Roadwater, Watchet, Somerset TA23 0QZ
    2.47 miles from this property
  • Homefront Design UK in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01643 822311
    1 Marshwood Cottages, Grove Lane, Blue Anchor, Minehead, Somerset TA24 6JY
    2.51 miles from this property

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