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Aurora Cottage, Chapel Street, Grimscott, Bude EX23

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Property features

  • Character Barn Conversion
  • Open Plan Living Areas
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Off Road Parking
  • Garden
  • No Chain!
  • End Terraced
  • Grade 11 Listed

Property description

A recent conversion creating a individually designed cottage with unique reverse living accommodation, comprising two downstairs bedrooms and spacious family bathroom. Upstairs is open plan with contemporary fittings, creating a stylish kitchen/diner. A fabulous living space that opens into the sitting room with french door leading out to the garden. There is off road parking and a garden ready to create to your own design. No chain!

Property Location

Located in the heart of Grimscott, in a semi rural setting with only a short drive to the coastal Town of Bude or the market Town of Holsworthy.


There is off road parking for two cars fronting the property. Outside Tap.

Entrance Hall

The hallway is welcoming and of good size with open under stairs storage space. Coir matting to the entrance foyer. Carpeted flooring runs throughout the hallway leading to the bedrooms and bathroom, stairs lead up. The airing cupboard can be found here housing the unvented hot water cylinder.


An impressive eye catching, spacious, modern bathroom with white suite comprising a bath with handheld shower attachment to wall and electric 'Triton' T70 shower over, pedestal sink and WC with push button flush. Vinyl flooring and gloss tiling completes the look. Spot lighting and heated towel rail to wall. There is the space to potentially reconfigure to suit personal requirements subject to any building regulations/planning.

Bedroom One

Part of the original building, the master bedroom is a real delight with charming character features including English Heritage beams and a deep inset window facing out to the side aspect. The pitched ceiling gives a great sense of space and adds to the character. Spot lighting and modern 'Futura Eco' electric heating.

Bedroom Two

A light and airy second double bedroom with windows facing out to the side aspect. Tastefully decorated in neutral colours and carpeted flooring to match the hallway. There is a recess to one end, perfect for a fitted wardrobe or dressing table. 'Futura Eco' electric heating.


The stairwell leads up to a great open plan living space. A cupboard can be found above the stairs housing the rcd unit and electric meter.

Lounge Area

Wow! A large living area with fabulous vaulted ceiling giving a great sense of space. Open plan to the kitchen/diner it makes the perfect room for entertaining. Bright with french doors leading out to the raised garden allowing light to flood in. Spot lighting. Electric heating.


An attractive modern kitchen with white high gloss units and soft close drawers complemented by wood effect work surfaces. The natural tones create a warm and inviting ambiance. Integrated appliances include 'Lamona' oven and hob with stainless steel extractor over and slimline 'Lamona' dishwasher. There is space for a freestanding fridge/freezer. A picture window with deep cill faces out to the front aspect overlooking the garden, with some countryside views in the distance. There are two further velux windows above the kitchen with 11/2 bowl sink and drainer beneath. A useful cupboard is built into the eaves with plumbing and space for a washing machine. The open plan design allows for a dining area. Spot lighting.


The garden fronts the property and is a blank canvas, ready for a budding gardener to add their stamp! Raised with steps leading up to one end and attractive Cornish stone walling.

Agents Notes

We understand the owner is awaiting the completion certification for the sign off.
The vendor has also advised that the inset parking space to the end of garden is set aside for the use of the owners of The Old Post Office as per the original planning application. Details relating to this will need to be verified and confirmed by a solicitor.
Grade 11 listed.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £285,330 Sales 250 Current average value £281,159 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £1,826 ▲ 0.65%

Property value data/graphs for EX23

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £338,914 £251 3.5 £346,316
Semi-detached £233,404 £233 3.2 £249,196
Terraced £205,138 £227 3.1 £216,912
Flats £187,940 £276 1.9 £146,944

Current asking prices in EX23

Average: £322,989
Avg. current asking prices in EX23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £125,000
Flats £117,136
- £425,000
All £118,119

Current asking rents in EX23

Average: £745 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £663 pcm
£761 pcm
- £1,499 pcm
Flats £451 pcm
£598 pcm
- - -
All £451 pcm
£637 pcm
£760 pcm
- £1,499 pcm

Fun facts for EX23

Highest value in EX23
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stamford Hill £498,564
Breakwater Road £494,640
Hersham £491,911
Leverlake Road £480,347
Stratton, Bude EX23 £475,643
Highest turnover in EX23
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Anthony Close 57.1%
Northcott Mouth Road 50.0%
Ashton Walk 45.5%
Treworden Close 40.0%
Bartlett Avenue 37.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Okehampton (21.8 miles)
  • Chapelton (Devon) (23.0 miles)
  • Sampford Courtenay (23.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (46.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (62.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (84.9 miles)
  • Bideford Ferry Landing (17.1 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (19.3 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (19.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Stratton Primary School (2.3 miles)
  • Kilkhampton Junior and Infant School (2.6 miles)
  • Bridgerule Church of England Primary School (2.7 miles)
  • Petroc (23.9 miles)
  • UTC Plymouth (34.2 miles)
  • City College Plymouth (34.6 miles)
  • Budehaven Community School (3.0 miles)
  • Whitstone Head School (5.2 miles)
  • Holsworthy Community College (5.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£984 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 21,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £686 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £9/mo (£106/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £44 Electricity £51 Estimated energy cost £95/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: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £138 /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 £22 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £56 /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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