Sale agreed by Peter Dickenson - This purpose built two bedroom retirement bungalow offers economical to maintain and relatively easy to run accommodation in a very popular residential area. All local amenities and facilities can be found nearby and immediate possession is available The bungalow is well equipped with retirement in mind having mid level power points, panic pull cords, obviously no stairs and a walk-in shower room with wash hand basin and toilet. Hand rails are also in place and the easy to maintain rear gardens are West facing. We understand that the property was double glazed throughout with the exception of the sitting room in 2014.
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 full height double glazed entrance door, two light points, power point and telephone point. Wall mounted Dimplex Economy 7 night storage heater, access to the roof space, useful separate cloaks/storage cupboard with inner shelving and light point, second cupboard with pre lagged cylinder and slatted shelving.
Sitting room: (Rear) 14'7” x 10'3” With good natural lighting, power points and central light point, wall mounted light points and further Dimplex heater, full height double glazed rear personal door with matching side panels to West facing gardens and TV point.
Kitchen: (11'9” max) x 7'2” average (10'3” max) With single drainer stainless steel sink unit, double glazed picture window and tiled shelf, part tiled walls, roll top work surfaces, base cupboards and drawers, plumbing for automatic washing machine, power points, cooker point and matching wall mounted cupboards. Additional four drawer unit, two ceiling light points, tiled flooring and space for both a free standing cooker and/or separate fridge/freezer.(Certain items may be available subject to satisfactory separate negotiation).
Bedroom one: (Rear) 10'4” x 10'3” With double glazed picture window to rear garden, central light point and power points.
Bedroom two: (Front) 7'5” x 6'11” With double glazed picture window, laminate flooring, central light point and power point.
Shower room: With double cubicle, tray, fully tiled surround and Mira Sprint shower, two hand rails, tiled seating area and sliding shower door, two light points and two ceiling extractors, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled surround and low level wc, recessed storage cupboard with double doors and inner shelving, non-slip floor covering, wall mounted Heat Store electric heater and heated towel rail with side panel plus additional pull switch for shower.
To the front of the property: There is an outside light point, canopy porch and useful bin store/meter cupboard.
Rear gardens: Having outside light point, paved courtyard area, detached timber shed, outside lighting and outside cold water tap.
We understand that car parking is available for both residents and visitors. This information is subject to confirmation.
Tenure: We are advised that the property is leasehold with a new 99 year lease being created at the time of completion. There is a monthly service charge payable of £99.63 which covers Buildings Insurance, external maintenance and the upkeep of shared areas. This information is subject to confirmation.
Services: We understand that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. There is no gas connected to the property. Drains and services have not been tested.
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 D
directions: From the Agents High Street Office in Bidford proceed along the High Street passing the Bulls Head Public House on your left hand side. Take the next turn on your right which is Icknield Street and then take the first turn on your left which is Icknield Close. Travel along Icknield Close and then you will take the first turn on your right which is Roman Close. On entering Roman Close you will then see Icknield Court on your left hand side and on entering Icknield Court number 29 will be found again on your right hand side with a West facing rear garden.