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Frog Street, Bampton, Tiverton EX16

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Property features

  • Quiet, yet convenient location
  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Utility/store room
  • South facing garden
  • Electric heating

Property description

Introduction


Leap Cottage is a charming period cottage believed to date back to the mid-19th century and has been renovated and modernised over time to include double glazing, re-wiring and plumbing with new tank and immersion, modern kitchen with Neff appliances, new electric radiators with heating in every room (installed in 2014) and is in immaculate order throughout. Retaining many period features and character there are wooden latch doors, exposed stone walls, timbers and fireplaces, making a very comfortable home with two double bedrooms, and a pretty south facing cottage garden.

Front door with outside light into the entrance porch with door into the welcoming sitting room with a Cornish slate tiled floor and feature fireplace inset with a wood burning stove, built in fitted cupboards and shelving to both sides of the fireplace. Feature stone wall. Cottage door giving access to the dining area and kitchen which is an L shaped room with window seat and built in fitted base units along the length of one wall incorporating the Bosch fridge and freezer, and leading into the fitted kitchen with wooden cream units incorporating the Neff dishwasher and Neff electric oven with glass splash back over and Neff halogen hob. Wooden work surfaces and inset circular sink and drainer with mixer tap over. On the first floor there is a double bedroom with original cast iron fireplace and a good-size bathroom with white bathroom and shower suite, electric heated towel rail and ample storage with an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and immersion heater, and a further storage cupboard. Stairs to second floor galleried double bedroom, a bright and light room with large velux window and pretty window to side with views, and under eaves storage.

From the kitchen a glazed door leads to the shared garden path with useful utility/storage shed to one side with light, water, plumbing and electrics connected. Further along the path is a useful wood store and bin storage area and off to the left of the path is a gate giving rear access to the cottage from Frog Street. The private landscaped garden is full of mature shrubs and flower beds, apple trees, a small pond, and a raised gravelled patio area ideal for sitting and enjoying the wonderful views over Bampton and the surrounding countryside. Useful garden shed with light and power connected.

The property is conveniently situated close to the centre of Bampton with all the amenities it has to offer, with popular pubs and restaurants, butcher, baker, greengrocer, chemist, doctors' practice, Primary School, Post Office and a lovely c.15th Century Church. The market town of Tiverton lies 7 miles to the south with dual carriageway access to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway and Tiverton Parkway mainline station which provides regular intercity services to London (Paddington 2 hours). The whole area is well known for its outstanding natural beauty with Exmoor National Park just 3.5 miles to the north and the beaches of the beautiful North Devon coast are only a 40 minute drive


Accommodation


Please see the floor plan for the dimensions. The internal photos have been taken with a wide angle lens to show more of the rooms.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £225,289 Sales 474 Current average value £261,621 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £12,114 ▲ 4.86%

Property value data/graphs for EX16

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £377,566 £252 3.8 £305,579
Semi-detached £219,156 £229 3.1 £199,103
Terraced £186,626 £203 2.9 £173,779
Flats £129,621 £174 1.8 £121,103

Current asking prices in EX16

Average: £327,327
Avg. current asking prices in EX16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £110,000
(1)
£179,220
(15)
£269,487
(34)
£446,762
(26)
£495,714
(7)
Flats £116,225
(4)
£131,000
(5)
£116,000
(1)
- -
All £114,980
(5)
£167,165
(20)
£265,101
(35)
£446,762
(26)
£495,714
(7)

Current asking rents in EX16

Average: £649 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £550 pcm
(1)
£606 pcm
(6)
£777 pcm
(4)
- -
Flats £463 pcm
(4)
£540 pcm
(5)
- - -
All £480 pcm
(5)
£576 pcm
(11)
£777 pcm
(4)
- -

Fun facts for EX16

Highest value in EX16
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Ashley £646,515
Templeton £632,291
Witheridge, Tiverton EX16 £584,634
Uplowman, Tiverton EX16 £524,874
Huntsham, Tiverton EX16 £523,293
Highest turnover in EX16
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Newton Court 75.0%
Camellia Close 56.2%
Cherry Close 53.8%
Beech Tree Drive 50.0%
St. Andrews Court 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Bampton

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  • currently 2 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Tiverton Parkway (7.6 miles)
  • Newton St Cyres (15.4 miles)
  • Crediton (16.0 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (18.1 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (28.6 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (42.9 miles)
  • Minehead Harbour (15.3 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (21.4 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (21.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bampton Church of England Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Dulverton Junior School (4.0 miles)
  • All Saints CofE VC Infants School (4.0 miles)
  • West Somerset College (14.2 miles)
  • Foxes Academy (14.6 miles)
  • Taunton School (16.4 miles)
  • Tiverton High School (5.7 miles)
  • Blundell's School (6.0 miles)
  • Acorn School (7.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£979 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 21,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £670 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£180/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £41 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £93/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

Local authority

Mid Devon

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £145 /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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