DESCRIPTION A delightful two bedroom apartment for the over 60's situated in in a convenient location in the centre of Wells. The property offers potential to improve and upgrade and is offered with no onward chain. The apartment is approached from Silver Street which opens into Palace Court. Number 6 is set within an individual block of two properties which share a communal door leading to the property situated on the first floor.
The accommodation comprises a entrance hall with airing cupboard and large storage cupboard. The light and airy sitting/dining room benefits from being dual aspect and having ample space for sofas and a dining table. The kitchen features a range of wall and base units, space for a freestanding fridge, washing machine and cooker, along with the boiler which was fitting in the last couple of years. The property has two bedrooms, one having a large built in hanging rail and a light and open aspect and the other bedroom, currently used as a study being dual aspect with views towards trees and Palace Farm. The bathroom is currently laid out with a low depth bath (for ease of access), toilet and wash hand basin.
OUTSIDE The development is set within the heart of the city with all amenities within a short distance. The communal facilities include a residents sitting room, laundry room, gardens and parking for residents and visitors. There is also a resident house manager and the peace of mind of a 24/7 emergency call system.
LOCATION Wells is the smallest cathedral city in England. It caters for most everyday needs, offering good shopping facilities as well as restaurants and pubs, a cinema, churches of most denominations, together with open-air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
There are good road connections to Bristol, Bath, the motorway system and Bristol Airport, with rail links from Castle Cary (about 20 minutes drive away) to London Paddington.
Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill, sailing or fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon lakes. In addition, there is a Leisure Centre in Wells offering a variety of recreational facilities.
TENURE Leasehold (approx 69 years remaining)
HEATING Gas central heating
SERVICE CHARGES £195.20 per month
SERVICES Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are all connected.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT Tel: 0300 303 8588
COUNCIL TAX Band 'B'
EPC RATING Rating 'E'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS On foot - From the Wells office in Broad Street turn left onto St. John's Street at the end of the road turn right into Southover. On the left hand side after approx. 25 metres you will see a gated archway signed 'The Old Bakery' which leads to Palace Court. Continue through the archway to Palace Court where the property can be found a little further along on the left.
By car - From the Wells office in Broad Street turn left onto St. John's Street at the end of the road turn right into Southover, take the next left into Silver Street and follow the road for approx. 100 metres. Take the next left into Palace Court and the property can be found on the right.
AGENTS NOTE: Please note that in the future should you wish to sell the property you are liable to pay a charge of 1% of the purchase price for each year the property is owned. This charge goes towards the sinking (maintenance) fund for the development.
EPCs tell you how energy efficient a building is and give it a rating from A (very efficient) to G (inefficient). EPCs let the person who will use the building know how costly it will be to heat and light, and what its carbon dioxide emissions are likely to be.
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