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3 bed cottage for sale


South Tawton, Okehampton EX20

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Property features

  • No Forward Chain Attached
  • Grade ll Listed
  • Original Features
  • Quiet Rural Location
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Good School Catchment Location
  • Three Bedrooms
  • 114ft x 35ft Enclosed Garden
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • South Facing

Property description

Godfrey Short & Squire are delighted to offer to market this truly delightful one time farm workers cottage dating back to late 1800's that was originally connected with the "Wood Estate". Grade ll listed the property retains original features and is steeped with character and history. This attractive looking cottage is located within a south facing position in this sought after rural location. The cottage itself subject to planing has scope to be extended. Internally the property requires modernising and is complete with entrance hall, living room, kitchen/breakfast room, rear hallway, family bathroom and three bedrooms. There is a generous garden measuring approximately 114ft x 35ft. A stone built storage shed and off road parking for two vehicles. The property is offered to market with no forward chain attached.

Entrance Hall
Part glazed entrance door to hallway, telephone point, stairs to first floor, under stairs storage cupboard, original quarry tiled flooring, door to..

Living Room
13' 4" (4.06m) x 13' 1" (3.99m):
Front aspect window, decorative feature fire place with inset hearth and oil fired fire. Recessed shelved areas, power socket and TV point.

Rear Hall
L Shaped with recess for full length fridge freezer, power socket, continued original quarry tiled flooring, rear entrance door and doors to...

Kitchen/Breakfast room
11' 0" (3.35m) x 8' 10" (2.68m) max narrowing to 2.30m:
Rear aspect window, a range of low level units and drawers under a roll edge work top surface with tiled splash back, inset butler sink, open fire place with inset oil fired Rayburn, electric cooker control panel, power socket and original quarry tiled flooring.

7' 5" (2.27m) x 5' 2" (1.58m):
Three piece suite with enclosed paneled bath with electric wall mounted shower over, part tiled walls, pedestal hand basin and low level WC. Rear aspect obscure window, wall mounted electric heater

The ever popular rural location of South Tawton nestles on the Northern fringes of the Dartmoor National Park and is a quintessential Dartmoor village. Within the neighboring village of South Zeal there is a primary school (where the ofsted rating is good), village store, two public houses and a church. The nearby market town of Okehampton offers a wider range of shops and amenities to include a Waitrose supermarket and two shopping arcades. Here there is secondary education (where the ofsted rating is outstanding), numerous sports clubs and gym facilities. The Cathedral City of Exeter is less than 20 miles away from the village allowing a short commute,

First Floor Landing
13' 8" (4.17m) x 2' 10" (0.87m):
Rear aspect windows, hatch to loft space, power socket and doors to..

Bedroom three
8' 11" (2.72m) x 5' 6" (1.68m):
L-Shaped Front aspect window overlooking front garden and surrounding views, power socket.

Bedroom two
10' 0" (3.05m) x 8' 11" (2.71m) max:
Rear aspect window, decorative feature fireplace, hot water tank housed in recess, power sockets.

Bedroom one
9' 8" (2.94m) max x 13' 0" (3.95m) max:
Front aspect window providing views over front garden and surrounding views, TV point, power sockets and decorative feature fireplace

The property is approached at the rear elevation via a shared driveway where there is off road parking available for two vehicles. A stone built storage shed measuring approximately 10ft6 x 10ft is allocated to the cottage. The front garden is predominately laid to lawn with a range of mature shrubs and trees, the whole measuring approximately 114ft x 35ft. A sizeable summer house is located at the rear end of the garden. South facing and plentiful variety of how one may use the garden, it is a real asset to the property.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £237,670 Sales 324 Current average value £271,554 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £7,700 ▲ 2.92%

Property value data/graphs for EX20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £374,379 £253 3.8 £345,796
Semi-detached £219,460 £214 3.1 £200,411
Terraced £185,831 £204 2.8 £171,391
Flats £133,088 £150 1.9 £111,078

Current asking prices in EX20

Average: £369,988
Avg. current asking prices in EX20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £179,707
Flats £94,566
All £94,566

Current asking rents in EX20

Average: £613 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £432 pcm
£600 pcm
£691 pcm
£897 pcm
Flats £501 pcm
£511 pcm
- - -
All £475 pcm
£562 pcm
£691 pcm
£897 pcm

Fun facts for EX20

Highest value in EX20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Coryton, Okehampton EX20 £607,146
Hatherleigh, Okehampton EX20 £592,791
Belstone, Okehampton EX20 £507,253
Jacobstowe, Okehampton EX20 £492,917
Throwleigh £478,839
Highest turnover in EX20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Springfield Park 61.5%
Townland Rise 58.8%
Oaklands Drive 54.8%
Reddicliffe Mews 47.1%
Moorcroft Close 43.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Sampford Courtenay (2.4 miles)
  • Okehampton (3.8 miles)
  • Morchard Road (8.2 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (21.8 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (51.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (67.9 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (19.9 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (19.9 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (20.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • South Tawton Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Spreyton School (3.0 miles)
  • North Tawton Community Primary School and Nursery (3.5 miles)
  • Exeter College (16.4 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (16.8 miles)
  • Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education (17.1 miles)
  • Okehampton College (4.0 miles)
  • Running Deer (7.8 miles)
  • Queen Elizabeth's (11.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,062 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £734 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£218/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

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 £41 Electricity £53 Estimated energy cost £94/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

Council Tax

Local authority

West Devon

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £149 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £26 Sewerage £41 Estimated water cost £67 /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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