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Updated: 16/10/16

Merriott attractions and landmarks

Seavington St Mary Churches Conservation Trust and Stocklinch Ottersey St Mary the Virgin Churches Conservation Trust are close at hand to Merriott.

Merriott's closest train station is Crewkerne and Merriott's nearest airport is Exeter International Airport (30 miles).

The nearest hospital for Merriott is Crewkerne.


There are lots of 'cheap' offers, but how do we find a good one? I need fixed rate Merriott conveyancing.


Many law firms promote theoretically cheap conveyancing, however additional costs are frequently hidden in the terms. Excited sellers and buyers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any disbursements ought to be listed on your conveyancing quote Any additional charges which are listed in your solicitor's terms ought to be reasonable and clear. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What does a Merriott property solicitor do if the house we are buying is situated in a conservation area and has conspicuous PVC windows added?


Your instructed property solicitor will carry out searches verify whether the property is inside a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have essential consent from the local council.


Do you recommend your solicitors to look after the conveyancing for auction properties in Merriott?


We are used to working with bidders at auction. Often unusual buildings are bought at auction which necessitate deeper exploration before completion. Solicitors therefore strongly advocate purchasers to formally instruct a SRA regulated property conveyancing lawyer prior to the property auction

date for a detailed report of the legal pack. Immediately following the auction day arrives, a property conveyancing lawyer needs to be able to concentrate on conclude the conveyancing process in less than the 28 day time frame, a requirement of standard auction conditions.


What type of searches regarding the risk and history of a flood in Somerset will a lawyer in Merriott be able to apply for on an Edwardian maisonette we are intending to purchase?


A conveyancer will conduct official property environmental searches that incorporate Merriott flood risk area data. Also as an additional measure your Merriott solicitor will typically advise a more detailed in-depth search.


What do property searches bear upon?


These searches are a typical set of queries undertaken on behalf of the purchaser, which may include a search of the Index Map, and deal with the legal condition of the property's title.


Of large Merriott lenders, who have joined your panel?


Of lenders with branches proximate to Merriott, we with the bulk of them. Merriott lenders and mortgage specialists include Casterbridge Mortgages, 37A High East St, Dorchester, DT1 1HN, Mortgage Placement Centre Ltd, Sedgemoor House, Stathe, Bridgwater, TA7 0JN, and Flexible Mortgage Consultants, Tigers Head House, Rampisham, Dorchester, DT2 0PT.


How do I check that a residence is in a conservation area?


There are a range of conservation areas in or near Merriott. A property solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.


Would you recommend that we get searches for chancel liability when I am buying in Merriott by land owned by the church?


In Merriott, where land was once owned by a lay impropriators, new owners of that property may be obliged to cover the cost of upkeep of church property in the locality. Following a change in the law, interest over any affected land in Merriott must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Merriott churches include All Saints.