Located in the heart of this pretty riverside village flat 2 Old Bridge Inn briefly comprises a self contained converted ground floor apartment enjoying superb river views and having all local amenities and facilities within extremely easy reach. The property is considered ideal for either the first time buyer, retired or investor. Immediate vacant possession can be made available and th property is situated in an important and well known building which years ago was a public house/hotel with an interesting past.
Bidford on Avon is an attractive riverside village, situated midway between Stratford-upon-Avon and Evesham, having the ever popular Cotswold region South of the river and Birmingham with its suburbs further North. Access to the country's motorway system can be attained via the M40 and M42 at Warwick or the M5 connection at either Worcester or Bromsgrove which will then take you towards the M6. Good railway connections can also be found at both Honeybourne and Evesham which have a direct link to London Paddington.
Bidford has its own “good” ofsted recommended Church of England primary school, library, card shop, bakery/tea room, hairdressers, beauticians, dentist, Chartered Surveyor and Estate Agent together with Lloyds bank. There is also a highly regarded Health Centre on the fringe of the village with local transport available. There are also local solicitors, a selection of Churches to include the historically important 800 year old Parish Church of St Laurence, Public Houses and further retail outlets to include an independent Optician. The village also has its own independent local butcher, hardware store, florist and hot food takeaways to include an Indian, Chinese and also traditional Fish & Chips.
Excellent recreational facilities can also be found on the meadows, adjacent to the River Avon and the village also has a recently refurbished “Budgens” supermarket on the corner of Victoria Road and the main B439. Within Budgens Supermarket can be found the recently relocated Post Office which offers a wide range of local services.
There is also a Petrol Station, general garage/used car sales showroom and a busy industrial estate on the fringe of the village. There is an established tennis club together with cricket teams, football club and a popular nursery/school and toddler group. There is also a bowling club (as well as a similar club in Welford on Avon) together with garden society and Womens Institute. The village is proud to be twinned with Ebsdorfergrund in Germany and we even have our own Christmas lights committee !
Situated on the banks of the River Avon adjacent to the historic river bridge is the excellent restaurant/eatery known as “The Bridge” where superb freshly cooked food can be enjoyed either at lunch times or evenings with superb views of both the river itself or meadows beyond from its elevated decking area.
A copy of the Bidford Village Directory can be obtained at any time from our centrally situated offices directly adjacent to St Laurence Church and opposite the War Memorial and Lloyds Bank.
Accommodation briefly comprises:
Shared entrance hall: With glazed outside door which leads to a patterned tiled floor inner hall where there are concealed meter cupboards and then a second door which leads to:
A further shared reception area: With night storage heater, power supply and timed lighting.
The apartment itself:
Reception hall: With laminate flooring, radiator and intercom, light point and useful storage cupboard with light fitting and inner shelving.
“L” shaped open plan sitting room/kitchen: 16'3” max x 15'5” max. With the sitting area being dual aspect having two picture windows together with laminate flooring, radiator and power points, TV point, exposed ceiling beam and telephone point, fitted wall light points, full height double glazed rear French doors with views to river, feature brick fireplace with brick hearth, recess and timber mantle above, central ceiling light point.
Kitchen: With single drainer stainless steel sink unit, roll top work surface and part tiled walls, integrated Neff four ring gas hob, Logik stainless steel effect single oven below and additional concealed extractor, base cupboards, wall mounted cupboards and wall mounted Worcester 24cdi central heating boiler, plumbing for automatic washing machine, integrated fridge, radiator, further wall mounted cupboards, tiled flooring, exposed beam and two ceiling light points.
Bedroom one: (Front) 12'4” average x 11'0” average Being dual aspect with two picture windows and having exposed beam, power points, radiator, two wall light points, shaped corner wall, telephone point and central light point.
Bedroom two: (Front) 14'2” x 5'5” max. Being a narrow room and having radiator, power points and telephone point, central light point and arched feature window.
Bathroom: (Side) With panelled bath having Mira shower and part tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and radiator, exposed beam, tiled flooring, frosted glass picture window with opaque privacy screen, wall mounted shaver/light point and pull switch.
Tenure:We are advised that the property is leasehold with approximately 984 years unexpired. There is a charge of £75.00 per month towards buildings insurance and the upkeep of shared areas. This information will be confirmed by the vendors solicitors.
Services: We understand that all mains services are connected.
Fixtures and fittings: All items specifically mentioned in these Sales Particulars are included in the purchase price. Other items may be available, subject to satisfactory separate negotiation.
Viewing: Strictly by prior telephone appointment made via the Agents on .
Mortgage requirement: Should you require a free initial consultation with an Independent Financial Adviser to discuss your mortgage needs, then we would be happy to arrange this upon your behalf, at either your home or the Independent Financial Adviser's office by day or by night, at a time that suits you best.
Free initial valuation: Obviously, buying and selling a property is one of the most important transactions that we ever make and Peter Dickenson, who is a Chartered Surveyor and member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors as well as a fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents would be delighted at your convenience to provide you with a free open market valuation of your property giving advice not only on market conditions, but also the best method of selling and general marketing strategy.
Money laundering: We have in place procedures and controls, which are designed to forestall and prevent Money Laundering. If we suspect that a customer or client is committing a Money Laundering Offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will, in accordance with our legal responsibilities, disclose this information to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.
Energy performance certificate: A full copy of the EPC can either be viewed on line or at the Agents Office. For this particular property the EPC is rated as Band C