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4 bed detached house for sale

£600,000 Guide price

Horsecombe Brow, Combe Down, Bath BA2

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Property features

  • Four bedroom detached home
  • No onward chain
  • Investment potential
  • Requires refurbishment throughout
  • Good size plot
  • Far reaching valley views

Property description

A four bedroom detached property on a good size plot with far reaching valley views. In need of refurbishment throughout this could be a spacious family home in a quiet cul-de-sac location. Ideal for local amenities and bus routes to the city it also comes with no onward chain.

You approach this property across a spacious sweeping driveway to the front aspect and enter via the front door into a lobby and then hallway. The hallway provides access to the cloakroom with WC, lounge, dining room, kitchen and stairs to the first floor. The lounge is a very good size room with feature gas fireplace and French patio doors leading on to the south facing garden. The dining room is to the front aspect and is spacious enough for a family dining table. The kitchen is fitted with modern wall and base units with space for large fridge freezer and leads to a utility room on the side aspect. To the first floor the landing leads to three good size bedrooms, family bathroom and a door provides stairs access to the loft room. Bedrooms one and three are to the rear aspect and overlook the lovely garden and provide far reaching countryside views. Bedroom four is to the front aspect and is a reasonable size single room. Stairs take you up to the large loft room which provides stunning views to the rear but there is no heating in this room. Externally the south facing rear garden is an absolute delight being laid to lawn, with wooden built summer house and bordered with established hedges. To the rear is a gate that leads on to Sheppard's Walk a valley top path that leads into Combe Down village one way and to the Cross Keys pub the other, a dog walkers delight. To the front of the property a sweeping driveway provides parking for at least three vehicles and could be adapted to provide separate entrance and exit to the road (stpp). You also have access to the garage on the side aspect.

This property is located on the southern slopes of the city of Bath in the highly desired village of Combe Down. Combe Down's rewarding valley top position provides stunning panoramic views of the city to the north with equally gratifying views of the Cotswold valleys to the south. The surrounding area cultivates ancient woodland which is the home of unique and local flora and fauna. The village itself has a very high sense of community spirit and self sufficiency. With local amenities providing every level of schooling and childcare, doctors surgery, dentists and pharmacies. Within the village there is a highly reputed car garage, award winning delicatessen, art gallery, Bath Bakery, hardware store and Co-op mini-market. Locally a Tesco Express with petrol station and a large Sainsburys supermarket can also be found. Every level of schooling can be found in the local vicinity with three nurseries, primary school, Ralph Allen senior school and three independent schools in Prior Park, Monkton Combe and Paragon. Nearby you will also find the excellent country club, Combe Grove Manor, which provides fine dining, gymnasium, swimming facilities, golf range and tennis courts. The local bus service is in close proximity providing half hourly services into the city. For the walkers amongst you Bath Spa station is a shade over 1 mile from the property and you are also afforded a plethora of countryside walks into an 'area of outstanding natural beauty' minutes from the village itself.

Entrance Hallway
Carpeted. Access to lounge, dining room, cloakroom, kitchen and stairs to the first floor. Window to front aspect.

Carpeted. Stone built fireplace with gas fire. Wall lights. Wall mounted radiator. UPVC French doors and windows and to rear aspect.

Dining Room
Carpeted. Wall mounted radiator. UPVC leaded window to front aspect.

Wall and floor units with worktop, sink drainer, double oven and space for fridge/freezer. UPVC leaded window to rear aspect. Wall mounted boiler. Wood panelling to the ceiling. Wood glazed door to utility room.

Utility Room
With power and light and space for washing machine/dryer.

Wall mounted radiator. WC and pedestal wash basin.

First Floor

First Floor Landing
Small storage cupboard. Door to stairs to loft room. UPVC leaded windows to side and front aspect. Access to all bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One
Carpeted. Wall mounted radiator. UPVC leaded window to rear aspect. Wooden built-in wardobes. Pedestal wash basin with wall mirror and small shelves.

Bedroom Three
Carpeted. UPVC leaded window to rear aspect. Storage cupboards. Wall mounted radiator. Pedestal wash basin with wall mounted vanity unit and mirror.

Bedroom Four
Wall mounted radiator. UPVC leaded window to front aspect. Carpeted.

Loft Room / Bedroom Two
Accessed via doors and stairs from first floor landing. No heating. Ceiling spotlights. UPVC windows to rear aspect. Eaves storage cupboards.

Family Bathroom
UPVC obscured leaded window to front aspect. Pedestal wash basin, cast iron bath with panel, low level WC. Half tiled walls.


Front Garden
Established hedges. Slab paved driveway. Large bed with established trees. Access to garage and rear of property.

Rear Garden
South facing. Paved patio area to rear apsect. Rockery beds with established plants. Centrally placed large fir tree. Mainly laid to lawn. Wooden built summerhouse. Rear gate to public footpath. Door access to rear of garage.

Standard broadband available up to 17Mb(Estimated 17Mb) Fibre optic broadband available up to 76Mb

Stamp Duty
You will have to pay £20,000.00 in stamp duty.Your effective stamp duty rate is 3.33%.

Council Tax
Band - F

EPC Rating
Band - F

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £418,949 Sales 949 Current average value £431,823 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,216 ▲ 0.52%

Property value data/graphs for BA2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £662,088 £406 3.9 £594,121
Semi-detached £389,991 £359 3.3 £375,934
Terraced £355,369 £364 3.0 £378,967
Flats £330,485 £446 1.9 £345,853

Current asking prices in BA2

Average: £452,729
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £640,000
Flats £252,971
- -
All £301,350

Current asking rents in BA2

Average: £1,238 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £824 pcm
£920 pcm
£1,590 pcm
£2,217 pcm
Flats £890 pcm
£1,183 pcm
£1,667 pcm
- £1,499 pcm
All £876 pcm
£1,066 pcm
£1,608 pcm
£2,216 pcm
£1,499 pcm

Fun facts for BA2

Highest value in BA2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Street £1,505,749
Darlington Place £1,459,624
Farleigh Hungerford £1,426,462
Sharpstone £1,401,280
Dunsford Place £1,396,590
Highest turnover in BA2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Avonpark 75.9%
Dahlia Gardens 66.7%
Stanway Close 60.0%
Cambridge Terrace 58.3%
Old Forge Way 55.6%

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Nearby transport

  • Bath Spa (1.3 miles)
  • Oldfield Park (1.7 miles)
  • Freshford (2.7 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (15.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (42.6 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (45.9 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (11.6 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (11.7 miles)
  • Redcliffe Back Ferry Landing (12.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Combe Down CofE Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • St Martin's Garden Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • The Paragon School, Junior School of Prior Park College (0.8 miles)
  • Bath College (1.5 miles)
  • Bath Academy (1.8 miles)
  • Frome Community College (8.2 miles)
  • Three Ways School (0.6 miles)
  • Aspire Academy (0.6 miles)
  • Prior Park College (0.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,311 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 60,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £1,915 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£221/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

Local authority

Bath and North East Somerset

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £214 /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 £31 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £60 /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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