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4 bed detached bungalow for sale

£495,000 Guide price

Swimbridge, Barnstaple EX32

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Property description

Rhydda Bank, has been the subject of much improvement in recent years and is very well appointed with neutral décor, upvc double glazing which includes a number of double doors, boarded, tiled and carpeted floors, oil fired radiator central heating, built in bedroom furniture, well equipped bathroom facilities, custom built kitchen and feature mezzanine. The accommodation is arranged as entrance hall leading to inner hall, 34' family room separated in to living room and dining room both with French doors off to south facing garden, 26' well equipped and fitted kitchen with space for breakfast table, utility/back hall, 2 double bedrooms each with en suite shower rooms, master bedroom with dedicated dressing room off with built in wardrobes in turn leading to gym space (potential en suite) with mezzanine over providing a reflective sitting area and easy access to loft storage space, 4th double bedroom with fitted units and impressive bathroom with separate shower. Outside is well tended south facing level garden laid mainly to lawn with well stocked beds, large sun deck, driveway parking for a number of vehicles, space for a car port/garage, Spanish style courtyard, extensive sun terrace, feature pond and raised terraces. This bungalow needs to be viewed to fully appreciate its quality and surprisingly private setting.

Agents Note: The master bedroom could be altered to potentially incorporate an en suite and the 3rd and 4th bedrooms with en suites and utility could be re adapted to provided a self contained annexe for a dependent relative subject to any necessary consents

Accommodation briefly comprises (with all measurements being approximate):

Entrance Porch: With upvc glazed entrance door and full height side windows

Reception Hall: 14' 7 x 6' 4 (4.44m x 1.93m) with wood flooring and period style radiator

34' Family Living Room arranged as

Living Room: 18' 1 x 14' 9 (5.51m x 4.49m) with French doors with twin full height side windows to south facing garden, wood flooring, 2 x period style radiators, 2 x wall lights, feature fireplace with inset 'Stovax' wood burner on slate hearth and interconnecting with

Dining Room: 14' 8 x 11' 8 (4.47m x 3.55m) with French doors with twin full height side windows to south facing garden, wood flooring, period style radiator, 2 x wall lights and side window

Kitchen Breakfast Room: 26' 2 x 10' 6 (7.98m x 3.20m) a very impressive custom fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, base and eye level units, concealed dishwasher, double stove cooker with 6 ring burner and wide extractor hood over, slate flooring and worktops, American style fridge freezer, period style radiator, dining area with French doors off to alfresco dining area, side door to side yard and glazed door off to.

Utility Room/Rear Hall: 8' 9 x 7' 5 (2.67m x 2.26m) glazed door off with full height side window, plumbing for washing machine, work top with double eye level cupboard over, radiator, slate flooring and electric meter cupboard with consumer unit.

Bedroom 4: 11' 2 x 10' 10 (3.40m x 3.30m) with wooden floor, radiator and door to

En Suite: With white suite comprising close couple WC, wash basin, inset shower with screen door and plumbed shower, ladder style towel radiator, tiled flooring, window and extractor

Bedroom 3: 11' 2 x 9' 7 (3.40m x 2.92m) with wooden floor, radiator and door to

En Suite: With white suite comprising close couple WC, wash basin, inset shower with screen door and plumbed shower, ladder style towel radiator, tiled flooring, window and extractor

Bedroom 2: 13' 3 x 11' 3 (4.04m x 3.43m) with wooden floor, radiator and built in furniture

Family Bathroom: 11' 7 x 8' 2 (3.53m x 2.49m) a delightful bathroom similar to a boutique luxury hotel with white suite comprising free standing tub bath, close couple WC, large wash basin, inset shower with screen door and plumbed drench shower, ladder style towel radiator, tiled flooring, shelved linen cupboard, window and extractor

Master Bedroom 1: 11' 7 x 11' 3 (3.53m x 3.43m) with (potential for en suite) French doors to south facing garden, small feature window, radiator and archway to

Dressing Room: 12' 1 x 8' 8 (3.68m x 2.64m) fully fitted with wardrobes to 3 sides opening to

Gym Area: 9' 2 x 9' 1 (2.79 m x 2.77m) (potential en suite) with French doors to outside, radiator staircase to

Mezzanine Gallery: (a sanctuary away from the family to read and contemplate) with return balustrade, velux sky light window, easy access to useful loft storage space and built in cupboard

Outside: Rhydda Bank is approached off a private driveway. Twin entrance gates lead to driveway providing parking for several vehicles, space for motorhome and potential for car port/garage. Extensive level lawn with hedged and fenced boundary, shrub bed, small summer house and, large sun terrace. Useful enclosed yard with gates to front and rear. Secondary side access. Garden taps and outside lighting. Mediteranian inspired alfresco dining terrace. Steps up to large paved terrace with feature pond tired garden extensively planted providing a very pleasant aspect. Useful block built potting shed/garden store.

To the rear of Rhydda Bank is a large detached double garage 30' x 20' (9.14m x 6.09m) also incorporating an office and store. Opposite this building are a tidy range of useful sheds across secure gravel parking area suitable for parking a number of vehicles, boat, motor home etc.

Services: Mains electricity with pv income, mains water, septic tank drainage, bonded bulk oil tank serving central heating.

Council Tax: Band 'E'

Directions: From the A361 (North Devon Link Road), take the Landkey / Swimbridge turning to the south. Proceed up the hill and down through Landkey village, and on into Swimbridge. At the centre of the village, turn left into Station Road, proceed to the top of the hill, going over the link road, carry on up to Yarnacott through the bends, just before a tight right hand bend you will see a concealed driveway on the left leading to the property, the entrance is on the right with 5 bar entrance gates, alternatively if you pass this entrance go up the hill passing a property then take the next left off the next right hand bend. Enter the second gateway on the left with gravelled parking area, ( this is the retained garage and parking area), steps lead down to the property. The first driveway provides a level approach.


Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £216,291 Sales 296 Current average value £237,114 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,492 ▲ 4.17%

Property value data/graphs for EX32

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £342,673 £239 3.7 £317,868
Semi-detached £227,238 £240 3.2 £213,530
Terraced £181,539 £197 3.0 £169,480
Flats £130,935 £212 1.8 £105,425

Current asking prices in EX32

Average: £226,542
Avg. current asking prices in EX32
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £182,600
(17)
£233,265
(37)
£369,541
(11)
£355,000
(9)
Flats £98,700
(7)
£139,000
(12)
£119,950
(2)
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All £98,700
(7)
£164,559
(29)
£227,454
(39)
£369,541
(11)
£355,000
(9)

Current asking rents in EX32

Average: £535 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX32
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £373 pcm
(2)
£615 pcm
(6)
£693 pcm
(5)
£793 pcm
(1)
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Flats £423 pcm
(8)
£571 pcm
(3)
£594 pcm
(1)
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All £413 pcm
(10)
£600 pcm
(9)
£677 pcm
(6)
£793 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for EX32

Highest value in EX32
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Charles £500,517
Filleigh, Barnstaple EX32 £472,348
Rumsam Road £466,281
Acland Road £445,255
Highest turnover in EX32
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Trinity Place 63.6%
Alexandra Road 52.2%
The Close 50.0%
Litchdon Street 46.0%
Meadow Close 45.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Chapelton (Devon) (4.4 miles)
  • Barnstaple (4.5 miles)
  • Umberleigh (4.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (33.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (35.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (58.1 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (9.7 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (10.0 miles)
  • Bideford Ferry Landing (11.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Swimbridge Church of England Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Landkey Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • Goodleigh Church of England Primary School (2.5 miles)
  • Petroc (4.8 miles)
  • Foxes Academy (23.0 miles)
  • West Somerset College (23.4 miles)
  • West Buckland School (2.5 miles)
  • The Lampard Community School (3.5 miles)
  • The Park Community School (3.9 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,234 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 49,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,781 /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 £16/mo (£196/yr)
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £47 Electricity £57 Estimated energy cost £104/mo

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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: 18300 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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North Devon

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £253 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £31 Sewerage £49 Estimated water cost £80 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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