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4 bed cottage for sale

£219,500

London Apprentice, St. Austell PL26

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Property features

  • Appealing three/four bedroom terraced cottage
  • Rural hamlet within Pentewan Valley
  • Woodland/riverside walks to village/beach at Pentewan
  • Generous front garden incorporating parking two/three vehicles
  • Living room with beams and fireplace
  • Kitchen with beams, fourth bedroom and dressing room/study
  • Three first floor bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Generous level front garden with large shed and store
  • Oil fired central heating. UPVC double glazing
  • Ideal main residence, second home/holiday investment

Property description

This is a deceptive three/four bedroom character cottage with level gardens and parking set within the highly regarded rural hamlet of London Apprentice forming part of the beautiful Pentewan Valley.

The cottage has been extended to the rear at ground floor level providing two additional rooms which can be used as small single bedrooms or alternatively a bedroom and dressing room or study/hobbies rooms.

The accommodation provides a large living room with beam ceiling and fireplace, kitchen/dining room again with beamed ceiling, two further ground floor rooms as described. Three first floor bedrooms and bathroom. The accommodation is served by oil fired central heating to radiators, complemented by UPVC framed double glazing.

Outside, long level gardens extend to the front with immediate hard standing parking for two/three vehicles, a substantial timber shed with cloakroom/W.C and electricity connected, further covered storage, garden continuing with shingle beds and shrub features, with pathway to front entrance. To the rear is a tiny maintenance yard, a further door to side gives access to the rear around the neighbouring cottage.

The cottage is offered with scope for some general decorative updating allowing the purchasers to incorporate their own decorative/design ideas.

London Apprentice is a sought after rural hamlet just two miles from St Austell town centre, located within the Pentewan Valley, close to the Pentewan Valley trail giving delightful woodland and riverside access for walkers and cyclists continuing to Pentewan Village, harbour and sandy beach.

Combining this cottage's character, accommodation, location and setting, it is anticipated to appeal to a good number of people, being considered equally suited to the family, retired/professional couple, or those seeking a second/holiday home investment and early appointments to appraise are advised.

Front entrance
Courtesy light, half glazed door opening to living room.

Living room - 13' 4'' x 11' 9'' (4.06m x 3.58m)
plus recess with display. Character room with exposed ceiling beams. Local stone fireplace and hearth with display dais to side, open fire grate. Window to front with deep tiled sill. Two wall light points. Radiator. Door to kitchen/dining room.

Kitchen/dining room - 13' 6'' x 13' 3'' (4.11m x 4.04m)
including staircase to first floor with enclosed cupboard under. Recess pantry/storage area. Tiled former range recess providing cooker space with electric cooker panel. Fitted range of medium oak fronted base and wall units providing cupboard and drawer storage, working surface over. Recess incorporating inset sink unit. Open walk through to rear, good natural light via velux roof light window and door opening to rear. Doors off to fourth bedroom and dressing room/study.

Fourth bedroom - 7' 2'' x 5' 7'' (2.18m x 1.70m)
maximum into recess. Radiator. Velux roof light window and window to rear.

Dressing room/study - 7' 0'' x 6' 0'' (2.13m x 1.83m)
Radiator. Velux roof light window. Fire escape door to side.

First floor Landing
Doors off to three bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom 1 - 13' 4'' x 6' 2'' (4.06m x 1.88m)
to face of chimney breast. Plus recessed wardrobe cupboard and recess housing oil fired boiler. Window to rear.

Bedroom 2 - 11' 8'' x 6' 4'' (3.55m x 1.93m)
to face of chimney breast plus recess and recessed wardrobe cupboard. Window to front with deep tiled sill. Access hatch to roof space.

Bedroom 3 - 9' 4'' x 7' 2'' (2.84m x 2.18m)
Window to front with deep tiled sill.

Bathroom - 10' 2'' x 4' 0'' (3.10m x 1.22m)
plus recess widening to 7'. Suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush W.C. Heated towel rail. Combination strip light/shaver socket. Patterned glazed window to rear.

Outside
The cottage is set deep within its plot affording generous level gardens and parking to the front. These gardens enjoy a sunny south easterly aspect. Five bar gates open to the parking hard standing area providing facilities for several vehicles. Generous substantial timber shed which incorporates a cloakroom/W.C and has electric light and power connected. Gardens continue with covered area, oil storage tank, old greenhouse. Continuing with level shingle base beds with shrub features, fencing and walling to boundaries. Pedestrian gate gives access around the neighbouring property to the rear. There are no rear gardens, just a tiny maintenance courtyard.


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £216,404 Sales 363 Current average value £224,555 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,161 ▲ 3.77%

Property value data/graphs for PL26

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £294,163 £221 3.5 £279,775
Semi-detached £172,680 £197 2.9 £169,759
Terraced £157,203 £204 2.7 £145,755
Flats £169,437 £279 2.0 £164,419

Current asking prices in PL26

Average: £246,551
Avg. current asking prices in PL26
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £98,071
(7)
£133,818
(62)
£226,608
(62)
£396,510
(47)
£360,070
(12)
Flats £174,000
(3)
£187,658
(12)
£155,625
(4)
- -
All £120,850
(10)
£142,549
(74)
£222,306
(66)
£396,510
(47)
£360,070
(12)

Current asking rents in PL26

Average: £692 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PL26
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £518 pcm
(4)
£587 pcm
(2)
£787 pcm
(10)
£816 pcm
(3)
-
Flats £516 pcm
(9)
£808 pcm
(9)
£550 pcm
(1)
- -
All £517 pcm
(13)
£768 pcm
(11)
£766 pcm
(11)
£816 pcm
(3)
-

Fun facts for PL26

Highest value in PL26
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Cliff Road £580,741
Porthpean Beach Road £574,785
East Quay £526,339
Duporth Bay £500,761
Polkirt Heights £467,229
Highest turnover in PL26
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Victoria Terrace 60.0%
Roberts Close 46.2%
Polkirt Heights 43.8%
Churchtown Road 40.0%
Myrtle Court 36.4%

What Zoopla users think of London Apprentice

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  • currently 2 stars
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Nearby transport

  • St Austell (1.6 miles)
  • Par (5.0 miles)
  • Luxulyan (5.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (67.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (98.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (117.0 miles)
  • Mevagissey Ferry Landing (3.4 miles)
  • Fowey Ferry Landing (7.3 miles)
  • Polruan Ferry Landing (7.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Pondhu Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • St Mewan Community Primary School (1.2 miles)
  • Mount Charles School (1.8 miles)
  • Cornwall College (2.1 miles)
  • Truro and Penwith College (13.8 miles)
  • UTC Plymouth (27.9 miles)
  • Restormel Alternative Provision Academy (1.8 miles)
  • Poltair School (1.9 miles)
  • Penrice Academy (2.0 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,036 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 21,950
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £700 /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 £14/mo (£166/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 £45 Electricity £59 Estimated energy cost £104/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: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Cornwall

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.

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Water Supply £31 Sewerage £49 Estimated water cost £80 /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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