Union Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5

££275,000 Guide

2 Bedroom Retirement Property For Sale


An exceptional two bedroom penthouse apartment, nestled discreetly behind the High street and benefiting from direct access to the High Street, Priest Row and Union Street. Set in 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, lifts, guest suite (pre-bookable) and residents' lounge. All communal areas are well maintained and comfortably furnished.

Number Fifteen is a second floor penthouse apartment which can be reached via lift or staircase. The property is presented in a beautiful condition having had one owner since new in 2002. Upon entering the property is a light and spacious entrance hall with cupboard for coats and shoes. The hallway opens to a spacious inner hallway with a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and a further cupboard - ideal for day to day storage. The principal bedroom has a window, with deep cill, built-in wardrobe with automatic light  along with an ensuite shower room comprising; shower cubicle, WC, wash basin and heated towel radiator. A further double bedroom benefits from a built-in wardrobe with shelf which is currently used a formal dining room. A third room which could be used as an occasional bedroom is currently set up as a home office with a light and sunny dual aspect. The spacious bathroom comprises; bath with shower attachment, WC, wash basin, heated towel radiator and extractor fan. At the end of the hallway is a bright and spacious sitting/dining room with feature fireplace with inset electric fire as the focal point. The kitchen is fully fitted with limed oak cupboards and integrated appliances including a dishwasher, washer/dryer, electric hob, integrated eye-level double oven and a fridge freezer.


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.


The picturesque City of Wells 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.



Approximately 103 years remaining of 125 year lease (as of 2024)


Service Charge: £5550.30 per annum

Ground Rent: £350.00 per annum

The service charge includes, buildings insurance, grounds maintenance, external property maintenance, cleaning and maintenance of communal areas and house manager (Monday-Friday).


Electric heating


Mains drainage, water and electricity are all connected.


Somerset Council


Band 'D'


Rating 'D'


Strictly by appointment with Cooper and Tanner. Tel: 01749 676524


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 the flower shop, BA5 2PY)

Tenure: Leasehold

Union Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5
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