With additional part under floor heating (to the reception hall and kitchen), individual thermostats to the radiators, quality kitchen appliances and genuinely good sized character accommodation, this is an excellent opportunity to acquire an individual and unique village property understood to have been built approximately 10 years ago by Persimmon Homes in a small select development of five similar houses which includes the original Victorian School House. All local amenities and facilities can be found nearby with the property also benefiting from having the popular Budgens Supermarket only a short walk away. Viewing is very highly recommended at any time via the sole selling agents.
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:
Reception hall: With ceramic tiled flooring and under floor heating, radiator, telephone point and wall mounted digital under floor heating control unit, central light point and three useful storage cupboards with inner shelving in part.
Separate cloaks: With radiator, low level wc and ceramic floor tiles, frosted glass double glazed picture window with tiled shelf, pedestal wash hand basin and pull switch.
Attractive sitting room: 16'1” x 11'5” With feature chimney breast having recess, gas point and hearth, two radiators, power points and TV point, two wall light points with dimmer switch, full height double glazed rear French doors to the private garden and additional double doors which lead to:
Separate dining room: 11'7” x 10'2” With double glazed front picture window, radiator, two wall light points, power points and central light point.
Kitchen: 10'7” x 9'9” With Franke stainless steel single drainer sink unit, vegetable preparation bowl, mixer tap and “Liff” water filter system, double glazed rear picture window with tiled shelf and delightful views to the private rear garden, granite effect work surfaces, fitted base cupboards “Applewood style” with additional drawers, “Neff” four plate induction hob, “Neff” electric double oven with grill, stainless steel effect back plate and contemporary extractor above with light point and three speed fan, power points, cooker point and integrated Siemens dishwasher, integrated automatic washing machine and additional separate three drawer unit with matching work surface, space for upright “American Style” fridge/freezer, radiator, ceramic floor tiles with additional under floor heating, downlights with dimmer switch, wall mounted “Drayton” central heating programmer, concealed wall mounted Ideal central heating boiler (understood to be serviced annually) and additional wall mounted cupboards.
Stairs from the ground floor reception hall lead to the first floor where the accommodation briefly comprises:
Galleried landing: With stairs having a half landing approach to the main landing with central light point, radiator and power point. Access to the roof space which has a ladder and light point fitted, airing cupboard with Heatrae Sadia Mega Flow cylinder.
Bedroom one: (Rear) 15'8” max x 15'3” With double glazed picture window, radiator and power points, central light point and telephone point, fitted wardrobes with double doors, hanging ail and inner shelving together with additional bespoke Maple grain effect units plus additional full height storage again with inner shelving.
Large en suite bathroom: 9'9” x 6'9” With panelled bath having chrome mixer tap and separate Mira Select shower, fitted shower rail and curtain, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and frosted glass double glazed picture window, wall mounted shaver point, radiator and central light point, ceramic floor tiles and wall mounted ceiling extractor.
Bedroom two: (Front) 11'6” x 11'1” With double glazed front picture window, radiator and central light point, power points and range of full depth fitted cupboards with inner shelving and hanging rails together with further wardrobe again with hanging rail, sliding doors and inner shelving.
Family bathroom: With panelled bath having chrome mixer tap and Mira Select shower, part tiled patterned walls, low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin, frosted glass double glazed picture window, ceramic floor tiles, central light point, shaver point and ceiling extractor.
To the front of the property: There is a paved path approach with loose chipping area and outside light point, established Laurel and Fern together with Hosta, shrubs, useful concealed bin store and gated side pedestrian access.
Garage: 16'6” x 8'3” With up and over door, power points and central light point, useful roof storage space and additional parking space adjacent.
Rear gardens: Being fully enclosed and having natural stone paved patio together with shaped lawn and further seating area, outside cold water tap, outside power supply and lighting, dwarf stone brick wall and established borders. There is also access to a communal private garden shared between the 5 houses, accessed via a gate at the end of the garden.
Tenure: We are advised that the property is freehold although there is a monthly service charge of £15.00 for the upkeep of the communal area (solicitors to confirm).
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
directions: From the Agents High Street office proceed to the traffic lights at the junction with the historic River Bridge. Turn right at these lights to a small traffic island and then turn left where you will see Budgens on your right hand side. Turn right at Budgens which is Victoria Road and then having past Old School Mead on your left hand side you will then see again on your left hand side the entrance to Warner Court. When entering Warner Court the property will be found to the right hand corner.