Beautifully well maintained two bedroom bungalow in exclusive private landscaped grounds, in this ever-popular retirement complex. The ancient market town of Chipping Sodbury is a short walk away and has a good variety of shops, clubs, restaurants and inns.
This particular bungalow occupies a commanding position with good views of the very attractive communal gardens with seating areas. This includes a lovely pond with a fountain and mature shrubs and trees, and car parking for residents and visitors. Internally the light and airy accommodation includes:- entrance porch, spacious living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and shower room with a walk-in glazed shower cubicle. Condition is well presented and neutrally decorated so the purchaser will be able to enjoy from the offset. Externally there is a patio and useful store adjacent to the front door. Numerous organisations and hobby groups thrive in the High Street which is a short walk away.
Chipping Sodbury High Street is a 5 minute walk from the property. Chipping Sodbury is a thriving historic market town dating back to the 1700s. Nowadays there are many social activities, clubs and organisations to be a part of. It has a Waitrose supermarket and full range of artisan shops, an award winning bakery and butcher, a Town Hall venue, and a range of local pubs and restaurants. Regular bus service from Chipping Sodbury to Yate Shopping Centre which has Tesco Extra, cinema, and rail station = 2 miles. Bristol and Bath = 14 miles. M4 J18 = 4 miles. M5 J14 = 8 miles. Aztec West, Abbeywood and Cribbs Causeway = 7 miles.
Location & Situation
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Night storage heaters. 24 hour call alarm system.
UPVC double glazing of the type found throughout. Inside and outside lighting.
9' 10" x 19' 3" (3.00m x 5.87m) Lounge area and dining room area, window to front, night storage heaters x 2, electric fire on tiled hearth, coved ceiling, TV point, emergency pull cord.
9' 1" x 9' 8" (2.78m x 2.94m) Range of wall and base units with laminated worktops. Part tiling to walls, single drainer, one and half bowl sink, washer/dryer machine, inset halogen hob with cooker hood, eye-level double electric oven, fridge/freezer, night storage heater, emergency pull cord. Window to rear with open outlook.
Light and smoke detector.
8' 2" x 11' 0" (2.49m x 3.35m) Window to rear, range of built in wardrobes, bedside units and vanity unit, airing cupboard, night storage heater, hatch to loft, emergency pull cord.
9' 5" x 10' 4" (2.86m x 3.14m) Window to front, range of built in wardrobes, cupboards, drawers, bedside unit, vanity unit, electric wall heater, emergency pull cord.
5' 7" x 7' 3" (1.70m x 2.21m) Refitted in recent years with walk-in glazed shower cubicle and electric shower over, wash basin in vanity unit with white gloss fronted cupboards, heated towel rail, part tiling to walls, shaver point, extractor fan, emergency pull cord.
Enjoy spending time with new friends in the attractive seating areas within the beautifully kept communal gardens. All maintained within the service charge, there is a large feature pond with fountain and bridge, extensive mature shrubs and planting. There is also a useful lockable storage cupboard outside the front door.
Rear garden area
To the rear of the property outside of the kitchen door is a stone-wall enclosed patio for enjoying the evening sunshine in relative privacy. Paved patio, with space for garden furniture. Cold water tap and outside light.
Plenty of unallocated off street parking for residents and visitors of Batten Court.
From the end of the main Street in Chipping Sodbury bear left at the War memorial into Hatters Lane. Opposite Chipping Sodbury Motor Company fork right into Gorlands Road at the green. Batten Court is the first left turning - bear left into the first parking area and you will find No. 3 on the left hand side.
Long Leasehold - The term of the lease is 125 years from 1 January 1990.
Age qualification - 60 years of age or 55 if partner is over 60.
Management charge payable to First Port Ltd, which includes the maintenance of communal areas, external window cleaning, maintenance of gardens and cover via the emergency call system 24/7.