DESCRIPTION Nestled discreetly behind the High street, and benefiting from direct access to the High Street, Priest Row and Union Street is King Alfred's Court Yard. A development of eighteen luxury homes and apartments for the over 55s. Built around a central courtyard, this well maintained gated community benefits from a house manager, lift, guest suite (pre-bookable) and residents' lounge. All communal areas are well maintained and comfortably furnished.
Number eight is a first floor apartment which can be reached via lift or staircase. The property benefits from a 24 hour call system, video door entry system and comprises; an entrance hall, spacious inner hallway, a double bedroom, a single bedroom with views over the communal gardens, a spacious shower room with recently fitted walk-in shower, WC and wash hand basin along with a large airing cupboard. There is also a useful cloak cupboard, perfect for coats and shoes, a further spacious WC with basin and a separate walk in store cupboard. At the end of the hallway is a bright and spacious 'L' shaped sitting/dining room with dual aspect windows offering views of the Cathedral in one direction and St. Cuthbert's church in the other. This room has a feature fireplace with inset electric fire, and naturally divides to provide a dining area next to the kitchen The kitchen is fully fitted with limed oak cupboards and integrated appliances including a dishwasher, washing machine, electric hob, integrated eye-level double oven and a fridge freezer.
OUTSIDE There are attractive and well maintained communal gardens to the development with areas of lawn, hard landscaping and beds planted with shrubs and flowers. Benches are dotted around the garden. A small residents car park is on-site and is accessed via electric gates. Spaces are subject to availability.
LOCATION The picturesque City of Wells is located in the Mendip district of Somerset. Wells itself offers a range of local amenities and shopping facilities with four supermarkets (including Waitrose), as well as twice weekly markets, cinema, leisure centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists, doctors and several churches.
For those travelling by train, Castle Cary station (which has direct services to London Paddington) is situated only twelve miles away. Both the City of Bristol and the Georgian City of Bath, a World Heritage Site, are located just 20 miles away and easily accessible
Over 107 years remaining of 125 year lease.
SERVICE CHARGES Service Charge: Currently £4009.26 per annum
The service charge includes, buildings insurance, grounds maintenance, external property maintenance, cleaning and maintenance of communal areas and house manager (Monday-Friday).
Ground rent is £350 per annum.
HEATING Modern electric heating (recently fitted)
SERVICES Mains drainage, water and electricity are all connected.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5BT. Tel: 0300 303 8588
COUNCIL TAX Band 'D'
EPC RATING Rating 'C'
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524
DIRECTIONS On foot from the Wells office turn right into Queen Street at the end of the road turn left on to the High Street and take the first left into Priest Row. One of the entrances to King Alfred's Courtyard can be found on the right hand side, just after the Florists.
For viewing purposes please meet our representative from Cooper & Tanner at the Priest Row entrance (next to Lynnsey Kelly Flowers, BA5 2PY).
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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