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3 bed cottage for sale

£225,000 Guide price

Ballards Lane, Cambridge GL2

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Property description

Deceptively spacious and sympathetically restored and improved cottage style house set well back from roadside - numerous feature - entrance hall - well proportioned sitting room - fitted kitchen with adjoining dining area - utility - cloakroom/wc - three bedrooms - bathroom/wc - gas central heating - double glazing - attractive and well laid out and easy to manage garden - parking - viewing recommended to fully appreciate its many fine attributes.

Situation

The cottage occupies a quiet position at the end of a terrace of similar properties set well back from the main A38 which runs through the village of Cambridge. The property is well placed for commuting to larger centres throughout the South West via the nearby M5/M4 motorway network. The adjoining village of Cam has a Park and Ride railway station with regular services to Gloucester, Bristol and with connections to the National Rail Network. There are numerous country walks close to the property and the adjoining village of Slimbridge has a primary school, village hall, parish church and small shop/Post Office.

Description

The cottage has been the subject of considerable expenditure in recent years and has been extensively modernised and improved to a good standard. The double glazed and gas fired central heated accommodation includes a pleasant sitting room with fire place and door leading out into the rear garden. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with numerous units and there is a well planned dining area with fitted bench seating. The ground floor also has the benefit of a lobby/utility and cloakroom/wc. On the first floor, is the well appointed bathroom/wc, two bedrooms and staircase giving access to the third bedroom on the second floor. The accommodation incorporates a number of features including oak doors with iron door catches and exposed timbers. An internal viewing is essential to appreciate its many attributes.

Accommodation

(Please note that our room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest one hundredth of a metre on a wall to wall basis. The imperial equivalent (included in brackets) is only intended as an approximate guide).

On The Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Having UPVC framed double glazed door, laminate flooring.

Sitting Room (4.64m x 3.52m (15'3" x 11'7"))

Having fireplace with fitted wood burner, radiator, exposed beam, UPVC framed double glazed door and window to rear, glass panelled door giving access to:

Kitchen/Dining Room (4.8m x 2.96m (15'9" x 9'9"))

Having a range of fitted units including base cupboards with solid oak worktops, doors and cupboards under, matching wall cupboards, inset one and a half bowl ceramic worktop, built in oven, hob and cooker hood, laminate flooring, contemporary radiator, two UPVC framed double glazed windows plus double glazed sky light, stable door, bench seating in dining area

Utility/Lobby Area (Off Entrance Hall)

Having worktop, laminate flooring, plumbing for washing machine, coat rack and Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler.

Cloakroom

Having low level wc, wash hand basin, part slate tiled walls, laminate floor

On The First Floor Landing

Radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window, built in shelved cupboard

Bedroom One (4.29m x 2.95m (14'1" x 9'8"))

Having UPVC framed double glazed window, radiator, exposed beam and ceiling timbers.

Bedroom Three (3.18m x 1.66m (10'5" x 5'5"))

Built in cupboard, UPVC framed double glazed window, exposed beam, radiator

Bathroom (1.76m plus recess x 1.58m (5'9" plus recess x 5'2")

Having modern panelled bath with mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin with close coupled wc, part tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor, chrome towel rail/radiator

On Second Floor Landing

Eaves cupboards and shelving.

Bedroom Two/Attic Room (3.74m x 3.09m (12'3" x 10'2"))

Having fitted eaves cupboards, double glazed sky light, radiator

Externally

At the rear of the cottage is an enclosed area of garden which includes paved terraced sitting area, outside tap, shaped lawn, numerous shrubs and specimen plants, pergola. Pedestrian gateway leading from the garden to the car parking area.

Agents Notes

All mains services are connected
Gas fired central heating
Council Tax Band C £1,398.92
The property is freehold

Viewing

By appointment with the owner's sole agents as over.

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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £226,131 Sales 1,030 Current average value £239,829 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,803 ▲ 1.18%

Property value data/graphs for GL2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £331,113 £236 3.8 £321,346
Semi-detached £217,234 £227 3.0 £213,960
Terraced £166,994 £236 2.5 £169,789
Flats £119,962 £203 1.7 £123,703

Current asking prices in GL2

Average: £282,414
Avg. current asking prices in GL2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £149,988
(4)
£165,215
(57)
£272,452
(95)
£369,663
(92)
£442,461
(13)
Flats £117,361
(22)
£139,380
(13)
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All £122,381
(26)
£160,417
(70)
£272,452
(95)
£369,663
(92)
£442,461
(13)

Current asking rents in GL2

Average: £760 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in GL2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £450 pcm
(15)
£654 pcm
(6)
£898 pcm
(12)
£1,221 pcm
(7)
£2,102 pcm
(1)
Flats £442 pcm
(11)
£565 pcm
(3)
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All £447 pcm
(26)
£624 pcm
(9)
£898 pcm
(12)
£1,221 pcm
(7)
£2,102 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for GL2

Highest value in GL2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Canal Way £625,793
Longney, Gloucester GL2 £622,867
Lassington Grove £569,686
Merretts Orchard £557,911
The Green £556,319
Highest turnover in GL2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Merretts Orchard 61.5%
Upper Rea 58.3%
Bekdale Close 50.0%
Canning Road 48.3%
The Moat 48.1%

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Nearby transport

  • Cam & Dursley (0.9 miles)
  • Stonehouse (3.9 miles)
  • Stroud (Gloucs) (6.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (28.4 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (47.9 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (56.5 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (5.0 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (6.2 miles)
  • Castle Park Ferry Landing (21.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Slimbridge Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Coaley Church of England Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Cam Woodfield Junior School (2.2 miles)
  • William Morris Camphill Community (2.7 miles)
  • Althea Park Education Unit (5.9 miles)
  • Stroud College of Further Education (6.0 miles)
  • Rednock School (3.0 miles)
  • Cam House School (3.0 miles)
  • Greenfield Academy (3.0 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Bennett Jones, GL11 on 01453 799551 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,000 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £718 /mo Find available rates

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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 £350,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£232/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 £43 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £91/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

Stroud

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 £19 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £34 /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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