HOMECANTON HOUSE is a purpose built development of retirement flats situated in a most convenient location close to many facilities including shops, chemist, optician and supermarket. This bright and airy flat benefits from one of the best positions within the development enjoying far reaching views over Wincanton. A resident House Manager is available during office hours together with a 24 hour Emergency Careline Response System.
LOCATION: The town of Wincanton is an appealing South Somerset town bordering the counties of Dorset and Wiltshire. Local amenities including a Co-Op supermarket, butcher, bakery, fruit and veg and whole foods shop, Post Office, library, antique shops, cafes, eateries, the Bootmakers Workshop with crafts for both children and adults with a wood-fired pizza and a leisure centre with gym and swimming pool. The town has a thriving community with an active library as well as a community centre at the Balsam Centre which has a busy schedule of classes and groups. The town is a 10 minute drive from the fantastic offerings of Bruton including the Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery and Roth Bar & Grill, 10 minutes from the impressive highly-regarded Newt Hotel, 15 minutes from the pretty market town of Castle Cary and 20 minutes from the attractive Dorset town of Sherborne. It is also close to the A303 for an easy drive to/from London (approx 2 hours drive) and Berry’s coaches which operates a twice daily service to London. Other local attractions are a number of National Trust properties including Stourhead and approximately an hour’s drive from the beautiful Dorset coastline featuring some of the best beaches in the country. There is a Waitrose 10 minutes away in Gillingham or at Sherborne and an excellent local farm shop and restaurant at Kimbers (5 minutes away). There is also the renowned Wincanton racecourse and a pretty local park, Cale Park, which features a playground, café with ‘mini-town’ for children and the pretty river Cale which runs through to the countryside behind Loxton House.
From the communal entrance there are stairs or lift to the top (second) floor. Front door to:
ENTRANCE HALL: Coved ceiling, intercom entry phone system, hatch to loft, large storage/airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water tank with immersion heater and electric meter.
LOUNGE/DINER: 15’5” x 10’9” A bright and airy room with dual aspect double glazed windows enjoying far reaching views over Wincanton. Slimline storage heater, coved ceiling, telephone point, two wall light points, emergency pull cord, television aerial point and archway to:
KITCHEN: 7’3” x 5’5” Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, further wall, base and drawer units with roll edge working surface over, recess with electric cooker and fridge, coved ceiling and tiled walls.
BEDROOM: 12’3” x 8’7” Slimline storage heater, double glazed window to front aspect with far reaching views over Wincanton. Double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf, emergency pull cord and coved ceiling.
BATHROOM: Easy entry bath with moulded seat, wash hand basin set into vanity unit, low level WC, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls, emergency pull cord and electric wall heater.
AGENTS NOTE: It is a condition of purchase that the residents be over the age of 60 years or in the event of a couple one must be over the age of 60 years and the other over 55 years.
Ground Rent: £446.10pa
Service Charge: £1993.28
Service charge includes water rates, building insurance and upkeep of communal areas and gardens.
SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage all subject to the usual utility regulations.
TENURE: Leasehold - 125 years commencing 1988.
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
This is a Leasehold Property
- The annual cost for the ground rent on this property is £
- The review period for the ground rent on this property is every year
- Ground rent on this property could increase by up to % at the end of every review period
- The annual service charges for this property is £