Cranfield Avenue, Wimborne

  • Ref: 20493048
  • Type: Flat
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Council Tax Band: D
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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Property Summary

A well proportioned, two bedroom, converted ground floor apartment with a private courtyard terrace, allocated off road parking and a share within the freehold. 

Property Features

  • Ground Floor Flat
  • Private Courtyard Garden
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Allocated off road parking
  • Close to town centre
  • Gas Fire Heating
  • Sole Agents
  • No Forward Chain

Full Details

Property Description
St Cuthburga's was converted in the late 1990s to form this collection of individual apartments and coach houses. Formally a convent, St Cuthburgas affords vendors period living with proximity to Wimborne town centre and this particular apartment is situated on the ground floor offering two double bedrooms as well as two bathrooms, living room, kitchen and separate dining room, Being ground floor the ceilings retain their height from the original building and the home has the benefit of gas fired heating.

Service Charges: £2,609 per annum, paid half yearly
Gardening/Insurance/Cleaning etc. No Ground Rent.
Tenure: The property is held on a 999 year lease from 25 December 1998. (In 2002 the leaseholders bought the freehold interest and each leaseholder has a share of the freehold which is held by St Cuthburgas Management Limited).

Garden and Grounds
The courtyard is entirely paved and has a low level, closed panel fence denoting its boundary. There is a latched gate giving independent access from the front elevation where an allocated parking space can be found.

Colehill is a popular parish neighbouring Wimborne. The area has a bus service to Wimborne and also to the larger towns of Bournemouth and Poole. It is well served with sought-after primary and middle schools, post office and convenience stores, pharmacy, hair salon, a church, memorial hall and community library. There are a few fine old houses in Colehill dating from the 1860s but in general rapid expansion took place in the last century which has resulted in a wide variety of properties to suit varying budgets. There is a close community feel in Colehill and the Parish Council have set up strong communication links via a regularly updated website and twice yearly newsletter to inform residents of the latest Parish initiatives being undertaken. Recreation facilities include the Forestry Commission Plantation at Cannon Hill which is widely used for walking and cycling and directly links to the larger areas of heathland at Holt and Whitesheet. A recreation ground at Oliver’s Park provides entertainment for families and children and there is a local nature reserve at Leigh Common. The Cricket Club incorporating Colehill Sports & Social Club is also a popular venue for many local residents.