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2 bed cottage for sale

£227,500 Guide price

Blackhorse Hill, Appleby Magna DE12

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Property features

  • Charming Barn-Style Home
  • Two Double Bedrooms (En Suite Potential)
  • Superbly Extended In 2014
  • Spacious Open Plan Living Kitchen
  • Modern Shower Room
  • No upward chain
  • Landscaped Rear Garden
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pleasant Village Position
  • EPC Rating: ' C'

Property description

* reduced in price for a quick sale! * Extended in 2014, a thoughtfully designed, open-plan, barn-style bungalow nestled in an enviable village position - set back at the end of a gravelled driveway on a quiet lane in Appleby Magna - just a five minute drive from the M42 motorway. There's a spacious open plan living kitchen with contemporary black hi-gloss units, two double bedrooms and a modern shower room - finished to a high specification throughout. Take a look inside and you'll find: An entrance hallway, living/dining kitchen, two double bedrooms, and a shower room. There is potential for an en suite off the main bedroom. Outside: A parking area and a pleasant rear garden. No upward chain. Energy rating: C. Please call Newton Fallowell and we'll gladly arrange a viewing.

The Location

The desirable Leicestershire village of Appleby Magna is within easy access of the M42 motorway with links to Midland cities such as Birmingham, Coventry, Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. Within walking distance of the house you'll find several public houses, a Post Office/convenience store. Nearby is the Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated Sir John Moore School'. Other private schools available in the area include: Twycross House, Manor House at Ashby de la Zouch and Dixie Grammar School at Market Bosworth. Further afield, there is Repton School. Country pursuits to be enjoyed in the area include: Walking, horse riding, a water park, golf and tennis. Ashby canal is nearby and there is a marina at Bosworth.

Accommodation In Detail

Entrance Door

There is a gated outside bin store with light. A solid oak entrance door leads to:

Entrance Hallway

With tiled floor, two double glazed widows to the side elevation, under floor heating and doors off to all rooms.

Lounge Area (13'7''x 12'2'')

The main focal point in this area is an attractive wall mounted electric fire. This light and airy room has a tiled floor, under floor heating, two Velux windows, two double glazed windows to the front elevation and solid wood, full width, double glazed concertina doors overlooking and giving access to the patio and rear garden.

Kitchen/Dining Area (10'0''x 16'2'')

A fabulous, flexible room having been recently extended and completed to a high specification - overlooking the garden. Kitchen/diner comprises: Single bowl sink drainer unit set within wood block surfaces, high gloss units, built in electric oven, gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, washing machine, fridge, tiled floor, under floor heating, Velux window. Within the dining area is a log burner set into a brick fireplace with exposed beam over, t.V point and full height window overlooking the garden.

Bedroom One (10'4''x 9'4'')

An impressive room with a feature arch window, double glazed window to the side elevation, under floor heating and spotlights to the ceiling. There is a dressing area off.

Dressing Area (7'1''x 4'4'')

A useful dressing area/walk-in wardrobe. There is potential here to convert this space into an en suite shower room. Pipework available.

Bedroom Two (10'4''x 7'4'')

With double glazed window to the side elevation, Velux window and spotlights to the ceiling.

Shower Room (5'11''x 5'3'')

Fully tiled with modern suite comprising: High gloss vanity unit with shelving and wood block surfaces, corner wash hand basin, shower cubicle with mains shower, low flush toilet, spotlights to the ceiling, Velux window, heated towel rail and tiled floor. We are informed by the vendor that there is planning consent to extend the bathroom to take the wall back to the same as the bedroom wall and it can then fit a bath in.

Outside

The driveway to the property is owned by the vendor. To the front of the property is a gravelled parking area for two cars, with gated access to the rear garden. To the rear, a good-sized garden being mainly laid to lawn with striking paved patio, paved pathway leads to a further circular patio. The private garden is enclosed by hedging and fenced boundaries.

Council Tax Band

Is believed to be: B

How To Get There

From our Newton Fallowell office in the heart of ashby-de-la-zouch: Turn left into Market Street. Left at the second mini-island into Bath Street and Tamworth. Follow this road out of town for about a mile and, at the roundabout, turn right onto the M42 motorway towards Birmingham. In a few miles, turn off at Junction 11 (the A444) and take the first exit towards Measham. In just 100 metres turn right into Rectory Lane, signposted to Appleby Magna. In half a mile or so, at the t-junction, turn left and first right into Stoney Lane. Go straight across the crossroads into Blackhorse Hill. In about 50 metres turn right at our 'For Sale' board for the property. Post code for Sat navs: DE12 7AQ.

Please Note

Services: All mains are connected. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. Measurements: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. Tenure: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommend that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £204,260 Sales 288 Current average value £225,528 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,903 ▲ 3.16%

Property value data/graphs for DE12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £298,232 £208 3.7 £261,210
Semi-detached £167,898 £168 3.0 £160,812
Terraced £135,806 £165 2.6 £128,976
Flats £105,452 £176 1.9 £80,000

Current asking prices in DE12

Average: £239,244
Avg. current asking prices in DE12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £177,500
(2)
£129,401
(25)
£197,410
(48)
£300,852
(52)
£420,997
(5)
Flats £110,000
(1)
£55,000
(2)
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All £155,000
(3)
£123,890
(27)
£197,410
(48)
£300,852
(52)
£420,997
(5)

Current asking rents in DE12

Average: £624 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DE12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £497 pcm
(5)
£699 pcm
(8)
£849 pcm
(1)
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Flats £603 pcm
(5)
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All £603 pcm
(5)
£497 pcm
(5)
£699 pcm
(8)
£849 pcm
(1)
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Fun facts for DE12

Highest value in DE12
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Garton Close £505,341
Blackhorse Hill £491,740
Clifton Road £456,275
The Chase £409,022
Didcott Way £394,473
Highest turnover in DE12
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Cowslip Close 54.5%
Measham Road 50.0%
Harvest Grove 46.2%
Violet Close 45.5%
Yew Tree Road 44.0%

What Zoopla users think of Appleby Magna

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Nearby transport

  • Polesworth (5.3 miles)
  • Tamworth (7.4 miles)
  • Atherstone (7.5 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (13.2 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (18.5 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (22.0 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (77.7 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (78.7 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (78.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Sir John Moore Church of England Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Snarestone Church of England Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • Measham Church of England Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • Ashby School (5.2 miles)
  • The New School House (6.3 miles)
  • Stephenson Studio School (7.3 miles)
  • Twycross House School (3.3 miles)
  • The Linnet Independent Learning Centre (5.0 miles)
  • Lewis Charlton Learning Centre (5.0 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Newton Fallowell, LE65 on 01530 229211 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,013 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,750
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £726 /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 £11/mo (£134/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 £47 Electricity £45 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: 17700 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

North West Leicestershire

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £155 /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 £16 Sewerage £13 Estimated water cost £29 /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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