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2 bed detached bungalow for sale

£250,000 Guide price

Cricket Close, Chulmleigh EX18

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Property features

  • Detached Bungalow
  • Quiet Cul-De-Sac Location
  • Exceptionally Spacious Rooms
  • Parking, Car Port & Gardens
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room with separate Store Room and Office Area
  • Large Sitting Room
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Manageable Garden
  • Offered with No On Going Chain

Property description

Situation Chulmleigh is a small but busy town set in the heart of rural Devon. It is the centre for an active and friendly community and offers a good range of local shops including a butcher, bakery, dairy, newsagent, hardware store etc, along with the excellent Chulmleigh Academy offering schooling from the ages of 3 to 16 years of age, health centre, dental surgery, Post Office, bank, churches, library, two public houses and a community run Sports Centre and a short 18 hole golf course. The market town of South Molton to the north and Crediton to the south both offer a more comprehensive range of facilities and the local railway station at Eggesford, 2 miles, provides a rail link between Exeter and Barnstaple. Road link is via the A377 or the North Devon Link Road, which can easily be accessed at South Molton. Barnstaple, North Devons regional centre, and the Cathedral and University city of Exeter both offer the wide range of shopping, amenities and facilities one would expect from the countys principal town and city. Tiverton, the M5 motorway at Junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway station, which provides a fast Intercity rail link to London Paddington, are both approximately forty-five minutes drive. There is also an international airport at Exeter.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with a range of Leisure Centres at South Molton, Tiverton, Crediton and Barnstaple, near-by tennis courts and clubs, local rugby, football and cricket clubs, fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, further near-by golf courses at Libbaton, High Bullen and Down St Mary, excellent walking and riding in all directions, racecourses at Haldon Exeter and Newton Abbot, and sailing and watersports on North Devons scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three-quarters of an hours drive.

Description 6 Cricket Close is a detached bungalow situated in a quiet cul-de-sac of similar, individual properties towards the edge of Chulmleigh. The bungalow is of modern cavity block construction with rendered and colour washed elevations set under a concrete tiled roof with partial uPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout. Internally the accommodation is beautifully proportioned throughout with the principal rooms comprising a large dual aspect Sitting Room, a Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a Walk-in Larder Cupboard, two large Double Bedrooms and a Bathroom. 6 Cricket Close also benefits from a separate Cloakroom, a large Utility Room, an Inner Lobby and a Walk-in Storage Room. Outside and to the front of the bungalow there is off-road parking for at least three cars including access into the Car-Port and a good sized Front Garden which is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub borders. At the rear of the bungalow there is good sized paved courtyard creating an ideal site for flower pots and planters and allowing glimpses of the Little Dart valley beyond.

In all, 6 Cricket Close offers the opportunity of an individual detached bungalow situated in a private, cul-de-sac location offering unexpectedly spacious and well laid out accommodation with scope to improve and update to a purchasers own requirements.

Entrance hall From the Car Port, paved steps lead up to the half lead light uPVC double glazed Front Door with obscure glazed panel to one side and outside light over, opens into the hall with white painted doors to both Bedrooms and the Bathroom and fully obscure glazed doors to the Sitting Room and the Kitchen. On one side is the Airing Cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and two slatted shelves over. At one end of the Hall is a Walk-in Cloaks Cupboard fitted with a coat hanging rail, a range of coat hooks and a light. The Entrance Hall is finished with a radiator, door bell, telephone point, coved ceiling, smoke alarm and hatch to roof space.

Sitting room A light, spacious and airy dual aspect Sitting Room with a bay window to one side with painted wood sill allowing lovely rural views beyond the neighbouring garden down the Little Dart Valley in the distance. At one end of the room fully glazed sliding Patio Doors overlook and lead out to the Rear Patio Area, whilst at the opposite end of the room is an exposed stone fireplace housing an open grate with stone hearth and wooden mantle over. The Sitting Room is finished with a serving hatch to the Kitchen, TV point and a central heating air circulation system for room heating.

Bathroom with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath with tiled shelf at one end, stainless steel side handles, stainless steel mixer tap and a 'Dolphin' stainless steel thermostatically controlled shower over; pedestal wash hand basin with stainless steel mixer tap; and a low level WC set below a window to the front. The Bathroom is finished with a mirror fronted medicine cabinet and a wall mounted radiator incorporating a towel rail.

Master bedroom A super Double Bedroom with window to the front overlooking the garden with radiator below. In one corner is a built-in double wardrobe fitted with hanging rail, double sliding doors and storage shelving.

Bedroom 2 Another large double bedroom with window to the front overlooking the garden and Cricket Close beyond, with radiator below.

Kitchen/breakfast room Another good sized room with a range of matching pine fronted units to three sides under a roll-top work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a window to the rear overlooking the rear patio area. At one end is a space and point for an electric cooker with extractor hood over, whilst on one side a white painted door opens into a Walk-In Larder Cupboard fitted with a range of storage shelving. The Kitchen also benefits from space and points for a fridge and freezer, a range of matching wall cupboards, wall mounted display cupboard, serving hatch to the Sitting Room and a radiator. In one corner a partially obscure glazed door opens onto steps down to the

inner hall with ceramic tiled floor and white painted doors to the Utility Room and Cloakroom, and half obscure glazed door into the Inner Lobby. The Inner Hall also benefits from a smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm.

Cloakroom with ceramic tiled floor and matching white suite comprising a low level WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin with stainless steel pillar taps, mirror and shaver light over. The Cloakroom is finished with a 'Dimplex' electric wall heater and an obscure glazed window to the rear.

Utility room In one corner is the 'Therma Econ' oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators with central heating and hot water control panel to one side whilst in the opposite corner is a single drainer stainless sink unit with stainless steel mixer tap, set below a painted wood window to the rear. The Utility Room also benefits from space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a ceramic tiled floor.

Inner lobby including a ceramic tiled floor and a range of matching floor cupboards along one wall under a roll-top work surface. The room also benefits from a radiator and a half glazed stained wood door into the

rear hall with ceramic tiled floor, electric meters and fuse boxes, radiator and a double sliding door to the Walk-In Store. At one end a half glazed Back Door returns to the Car Port and Parking Area.

Walk-in store/workshop A useful room that could also be used as a Study with window to the front and range of useful storage shelves.

Outside From Cricket Close double wrought-iron gates opens onto the concrete drive that leads down to the Car Port and provides ample parking for at least three cars (Including the car port) and gives access to both the Front and Back doors into the bungalow. From the parking area, a short paved path leads onto the good sized Front Garden which is mainly to lawn with mature shrub borders. Immediately to the front of the bungalow a concrete path with a raised stone flower bed to one side leads along the front to a small raised stone patio area creating a lovely Summer Seating area and an ideal site for flower pots and planters. The concrete path continues along the front of 6 Cricket Close and gives rise a to a further concrete path at the side of the property with a stone wall border, which in turn leads around to the rear and a large paved Patio Area being bordered by mature shrubs creating a lovely Summer Seating and Dining Area. At one end there is a useful timber Garden Shed ideal for storage, whilst at the rear of the shed is the oil tank. The Patio Area overlooks the neighbouring garden allowing lovely rural views down the Little Dart Valley beyond and access can be gained to the Sitting Room via the double sliding Patio Doors.

Services Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil Fired Boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. Telephone connected subject to BT Regulations (not currently connected).

Viewings Strictly by appointment through the agent
Out of Hours - Please call: Directions From the centre of Chulmleigh proceed along Fore Street towards Chawleigh. Do not bear right down the hill but continue straight on, passing Davy Park on the left. Continue past Windy Cross and bear left into Cricket Close. No 6 will be found on the right hand side

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £267,620 Sales 42 Current average value £313,209 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£1,154 ▼ -0.37%

Property value data/graphs for EX18

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £382,937 £228 3.7 £322,000
Semi-detached £251,000 £220 3.1 £227,893
Terraced £213,909 £225 3.0 £208,658
Flats £134,180 - 2.1 £151,000

Current asking prices in EX18

Average: £276,857
Avg. current asking prices in EX18
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £123,083
(6)
£249,433
(9)
£427,211
(9)
£250,000
(1)
Flats - £120,000
(1)
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All - £122,643
(7)
£249,433
(9)
£427,211
(9)
£250,000
(1)

Current asking rents in EX18

Average: £949 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX18
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - - £949 pcm
(2)
-
Flats - - - - -
All - - - £949 pcm
(2)
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Fun facts for EX18

Highest value in EX18
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Chulmleigh EX18 £572,884
Eggesford, Chulmleigh EX18 £530,162
Riddlecombe £443,086
Wembworthy, Chulmleigh EX18 £399,942
Ashreigney, Chulmleigh EX18 £381,710
Highest turnover in EX18
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Coles Court 50.0%
Land Park 30.8%
Langley View 26.8%
New Street 25.0%
East Street 23.6%

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Nearby transport

  • Eggesford (1.8 miles)
  • Kings Nympton (2.4 miles)
  • Lapford (4.5 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (23.2 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (40.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (59.4 miles)
  • Bideford Ferry Landing (16.5 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (16.9 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (17.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Chulmleigh Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Kings Nympton Community Primary School (3.2 miles)
  • Burrington Church of England Controlled Primary School (3.6 miles)
  • Petroc (14.2 miles)
  • Exeter College (19.1 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (19.5 miles)
  • Chulmleigh Community College (0.4 miles)
  • South Molton Community College (7.0 miles)
  • Acorn School (10.2 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,197 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£131/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £33 Electricity £42 Estimated energy cost £75/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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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: 11900 kWh/year
Electricity: 3100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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North Devon

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £156 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water Supply £22 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £56 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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