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3 bed cottage for sale

£229,950

North Row, Mere, Warminster BA12

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Property features

  • Attractive three bedroom cottage
  • Deceptively spacious living accommodation
  • Original character and charm
  • Presented in good order
  • Quiet, convenient location
  • Popular location in quaint village of mere

Property description



Silk cottage is an attractive three bedroom period stone terrace cottage C1840, built of natural stone under a clay tiled roof, with adaptable and deceptively spacious living accommodation. The cottage retains much of its original character and charm with cosy open fireplaces, beams, panelled doors and is presented in good decorative order throughout. Enjoying a quiet and convenient location in a rank of similar cottages within easy walking distance of Mere’s bustling town centre with its good range of local shops, doctor and dentist surgeries, churches and local inns.

Approached from North Road across allotments and parking courtyard, footpath leads to :

Front Garden: Wrought iron latch gate, gravelled driveway and steps across neat and tidy front garden to brick and flagstone paved courtyard, painted wooden stable door opens into:

Entrance porch/vestible : Quarry tiled floor.

Lounge (11’1 x 11’1 ) Wonderful character room, with good ceiling heights, exposed beams, feature fireplace of mellow bricks with arch detail, inset cast iron range with open grate creates cosy focal point. Fireside alcove, wall lights, wooden casement window enjoying outlook onto front garden, double panel radiator honey pine latch door opens into kitchen.

Snug room: (11’1 x 11’1) Nicely proportioned room with good ceiling heights, exposed beams, feature fireplace of mellow brick, raised flagstone hearth, inset wood burning stove creates cosy focal point, alcove with shelving and cupboard, TV aerial point and wooden double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto front garden.

Kitchen (11’1 x 6’) Arranged in a galley style and fitted with an attractive range of painted floor and wall cupboards with matching drawers and trim, contrasting wooden work tops and counters, deep china clay Belfast sink, electric cooker point, ceramic tiles and splashbacks and ample power points. Terracotta floor tiles, wall hung cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box and floor cabinets with louvre doors. Stripped pine latch door opening into hallway and stairwell. Stable door opens into:

Garden room/conservatory: (17’1 x 7’) A useful addition, painted stone wall to return wall, ample power points, china clay Belfast sink, hot and cold taps, wooden draining board, double panel radiator. UPVC double glazed windows enjoys pleasant outlook on to rear garden. Latch door opens on to UPVC half panelled back door with obscure double glazed top panel.

Separate cloakroom: White suite of low level WC, quarry floor tiles.

Hallway/stairwell: Understairs cupboard, painted casement window, useful walk-in storage cupboard with shelving and light.

Staircase: Painted wooden hand rail, stairs to:

Landing: Airing cupboard, old stripped door, Worcester Bosch boiler serving gas central heating and domestic hot water.

Master bedroom: (12’1 x 11’1) Nicely proportioned room with good ceiling heights. Panel radiator, power points, wooden casement window enjoying outlook onto front.

Family bathroom: Modern white suite comprising enamel bath with painted wooden side panel, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panel radiator, painted wooden panelling to bath and shower area, wooden casement window enjoying outlook onto rear garden.

Bedroom 2: (12’1 x 10’1) Bright airy room, nicely proportioned, good ceiling heights, double panel radiator. Cast iron fireplace with display mantle. Built in cupboards with hanging rail and wooden casement window enjoying outlook on to front garden.

Bedroom 3: (8’1 x 6’) A useful room, good ceiling height, panel radiator, built in cupboard, casement window with secondary double glazing enjoying outlook on to rear garden and fields beyond.


Outside


The gardens are an attractive and delightful feature and lie to the front and rear of the property. Having been well maintained the gardens are of a good but manageable size. The front garden is accessed via a wrought iron latch gate with personal footpath, useful shed and a lower area of courtyard terrace.
The rear garden is neat and compact, fully enclosed and put down to scalpings and timber decking to create a pleasant low maintenance garden ideal for container tub/pot plants. Enjoying a pleasant outlook across fields onto Whitesheet Hill and enjoying a sunny and sheltered position.

Services: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone and gas all subject to the usual utility regulations.

Council Tax Band: B
EPC rating: D
Property M²: 96

tenure: Freehold

viewing: Strictly by appointment through the agents.


Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £254,158 Sales 387 Current average value £290,223 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £10,942 ▲ 3.92%

Property value data/graphs for BA12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £401,600 £273 3.7 £356,326
Semi-detached £235,104 £244 3.1 £235,198
Terraced £198,358 £241 2.7 £195,828
Flats £120,474 £210 1.6 £103,665

Current asking prices in BA12

Average: £556,716
Avg. current asking prices in BA12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £109,167
(6)
£201,600
(16)
£293,965
(34)
£440,463
(19)
£630,000
(3)
Flats £105,000
(6)
£115,000
(1)
- - -
All £107,083
(12)
£196,506
(17)
£293,965
(34)
£440,463
(19)
£630,000
(3)

Current asking rents in BA12

Average: £796 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £572 pcm
(2)
£650 pcm
(2)
£789 pcm
(2)
£1,138 pcm
(4)
£1,699 pcm
(1)
Flats £568 pcm
(5)
£621 pcm
(4)
£676 pcm
(1)
- -
All £569 pcm
(7)
£630 pcm
(6)
£751 pcm
(3)
£1,138 pcm
(4)
£1,699 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for BA12

Highest value in BA12
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Duck Street £791,326
Sherrington £770,884
Heytesbury Park £743,875
Corsley £731,879
Chitterne £724,309
Highest turnover in BA12
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Robin Close 64.3%
New Road 53.3%
Melrose Close 50.0%
Steep Street 45.5%
Minster View 41.9%

What Zoopla users think of Mere

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Good - 72% (16 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (4.2 miles)
  • Bruton (7.9 miles)
  • Tisbury (8.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (28.0 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (28.5 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (40.9 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (28.2 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (28.3 miles)
  • Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing (28.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Mere School (0.3 miles)
  • Whitesheet CofE VA Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • Whitesheet Church of England Primary Academy (2.1 miles)
  • Ivers College (8.2 miles)
  • King's Bruton (8.2 miles)
  • Farleigh Further Education College - Frome (9.9 miles)
  • Gillingham School (3.8 miles)
  • Port Regis Preparatory School (5.6 miles)
  • Shaftesbury School (7.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Hambledon Estate Agents, SP8 on 01746 556002 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£897 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £734 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£237/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £43 Electricity £49 Estimated energy cost £92/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 15300 kWh/year
Electricity: 4000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water Supply £26 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £51 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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