This well maintained freehold 3 bedroom village property offers gas centrally heated and double glazed accommodation in a popular residential area within walking distance of the village centre and having all local amenities and facilities nearby. Within easy reach are also lovely countryside walks and being situated in a “no through road” there is limited vehicular traffic which is mainly for the owner occupiers. Originally built by Bryant Homes this is an excellent opportunity to acquire a delightful property which has a useful ground floor toilet, refurbished kitchen to include various appliances, a useful separate utility area (part of the original garage), a double glazed good sized conservatory, shaped rear decking with lower level garden (South-West facing) and potential at the side for garaging or a carport (subject to the usual permissions).
Icknield Close is a very popular address in the village and viewing is very highly recommended. Early possession can be made available.
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 light point, front door with leaded light coloured inset, timber effect laminate flooring.
Separate cloaks: With low level wc and concealed cistern, laminate flooring and corner wash hand basin with tiled surround, radiator, light point, double glazed front picture window with shelf and pull switch.
Good sized sitting room: 17'1” (into bay) x 13'6” max. (9'11” average) With double glazed front bay window, feature fireplace with Adam style surround, high gloss hearth and matching inset panel, radiator, power points, two light points, TV point and telephone point.
Kitchen/breakfast area: 13'6” x 8'0” With Oak effect units and composite rectangular sink unit and vegetable preparation bowl, chrome mixer tap and double glazed rear picture window with views to split level gardens, tiled window shelf and roll top work surfaces, “Belling” five ring gas hob, stainless steel extractor and “Hotpoint” double oven, power points, base cupboards and drawers, plumbing for dishwasher, further wall mounted cupboards and shelving for books, two integrated sliding storage units and additional carousel, radiator, slate effect laminate flooring, two ceiling light points and breakfast bar, archway which leads to:
Separate utility area: With light point, radiator and plumbing for automatic washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, power points and matching wall mounted Oak effect cupboards to the kitchen.
Sunny rear conservatory: 12'1” x 10'9” Being double glazed and having good natural lighting, laminate slate effect flooring, radiator, power points and light point, pitched roof and double doors to side/rear decking area.
Galleried landing: With power points, light point and access to the roof space, airing cupboard with “Worcester “ central heating boiler and slatted shelving.
Bedroom one (Front) 11'7” x 10'0” With double glazed picture window having part views to open farmland, radiator, power points and central light point, fitted wardrobes with sliding mirror doors, hanging rail and inner shelving.
En suite shower: With cubicle having tray and shower door, ceiling vent and fully tiled surround, radiator, wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splashback and wall mounted shaver point, double glazed frosted glass picture window, tiled shelf, light point and pull switch.
Bedroom two:16'9” x 7'7” Being dual aspect and having two double glazed picture windows, laminate flooring and power points, two light points and radiator.
Bedroom three: 11'4” x 6'10” (Rear) With double glazed picture window, radiator and central light point, power points.
Family bathroom: With panelled bath and chrome mixer tap with shower attachment, part tiled walls, low level wc and concealed cistern, wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, double glazed frosted glass picture window with tiled vanity shelf, ceiling vent and central light point, wall mounted ladder style heated towel rail.
To the front of the property: There is a block paved parking area plus foregarden with loose shale and established climber, additional tarmac drive and recessed outside canopy approach with light point.
To the side of the property: There is an additional parking area being approximately 12'6” max to the front tapering to 6'8” to the rear. This space is considered ideal for a potential garage or carport subject to the usual permissions being obtained.
Garage/storage area: 10'8” x 7'9”(Being part of the original garage) With light point, power point and pedestrian front access.
Rear gardens: With shaped and raised decking with balustrade, outside cold water tap, power supply and outside lighting, steps down to a shaped lawn with stepping stone path, loose bark surrounds and well stocked borders, an enclosed and private area which also has gated side access to the main decking section.
Tenure: We are advised that the property is freehold.
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.
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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 proceed up the High Street passing The Bulls Head public house on your left hand side. Turn right at Icknield Street and then take the first turn on your left which is Icknield Close. Drive to the top of this close and at the T junction you will turn left and then see number 25 on your left hand side clearly identified by the Agents for sale board.