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2 bed cottage for sale

£250,000 Guide price

Kings Nympton, Umberleigh EX37

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Property features

  • Detached Character Cottage
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Parking, Garage & Workshop
  • Pretty Cottage Gardens
  • Quiet Village Location
  • Character Sitting Room
  • Wood Burner
  • Electric Heating
  • Well Fitted Kitchen
  • UPVC Double Glazing

Property description

Situation The popular North Devon village of Kings Nympton is located in the heart of the rural Devon countryside, just above the Mole Valley. The village itself was awarded a best kept village award by the cpre and offers a village hall, a parish church, a primary school and a good local pub which was awarded the 'North Devon Branch Pub of the Year in 2016'. The nearby village of Chulmleigh, approximately 5 miles, offers a further range of local shops and facilities including a bakers, dairy, florist, newsagent, antiques shop and a butchers, along with both a primary and secondary school/community college, health centre, dental surgery, post office, bank, Church, library, two public houses 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 amenities, while the local railway stations at Kings Nympton & Eggesford, 3 miles, provides a rail link between Exeter and Barnstaple. Road link is via the A377 or the North Devon Link Road, which can be easily accessed at South Molton. There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with a Community Run Sports Centre in Chulmleigh and further Leisure Centres at South Molton and Barnstaple, near-by tennis courts and clubs, fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, further golf courses at Libbaton, High Bullen and Down St Mary, excellent walking and riding in all directions, and sailing and water sports on North Devon's scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three-quarters of an hour's drive.

Description A most attractive detached character cottage situated in the popular North Devon village of Kings Nympton, being of traditional stone and cob construction under a tiled roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and uPVC double glazing throughout. Internally the property offers all the character and charm one would expect from a property of this style and period including the original exposed stone fireplace in the Sitting Room housing a 'Woodwarm' wood burner, traditional beamed ceilings in many of the rooms and the original bread oven recess in the Sitting Room. Modern additions include a well fitted Kitchen, electric heating throughout and a positive input ventilation system in the loft which provides clean, filtered air to the house and also maintains a consistent temperature in the house reducing condensation. Outside and on the opposite side of the road from the cottage there is off-road parking for two cars allowing access into the Single Garage whilst at the side and rear of the parking area, there are pretty cottage gardens and a secluded paved Patio Area. At the end of the parking area there are two block built Storage Sheds/Workshops creating a really useful addition to the property.

Entrance From the quiet village lane double wooden gates lead into a small Storm Porch with plant shelves and glazing on either side giving access to the painted wood stable style Front Door with inset glass light opening into the

sitting room A good sized character Sitting Room with multi pane window to the front and obscure glazed window to the rear. On one side is the original exposed stone and brick fireplace with stone hearth and inset beam over housing a 'Woodworm' multi fuel stove for room heating and providing domestic hot water when lit. To one side of the fireplace there is what would have originally been the bread oven recess provides useful storage with inset down lighter and T.V. Point to one side. The Sitting Room also benefits from a heavy beamed ceiling, five wall lights, electric panel heater and coat hanging hooks. To one side a strip pine board door opens into the

kitchen Being well fitted with a range of cream fronted units to three sides under a roll top work surface with tiled splash backs, including and incorporating a 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and space and plumbing for a washing machine below. On side is a built in 'Hotpoint' single oven and grill with inset 'Moffat' ceramic hob and stainless steel extractor hood over whilst in one corner a cupboard houses the electric meters and fuse boxes. The Kitchen also benefits from a range a matching wall units, space and point for an under counter fridge, inset ceiling down lighting and a quarry tiled floor. At the rear are stairs with useful under stairs storage cupboard below lead to the

first floor landing With window to the rear with useful storage recess below, central ceiling, smoke alarm and strip pine board doors to Bedrooms and Bathroom. In one corner is the Airing Cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and slatted shelving to one side.

Bedroom 1 A double bedroom with window to the front, central ceiling light, radiator and panel heater.

Bedroom 2 A good sized single bedroom with window to the front, hatch to roof space, radiator and central ceiling light.

Bathroom With partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath with 'Mira Zest' electric shower over, built in wash hand basin set below a window the front with recessed tiled sill, and a low level WC set below a mirror fronted medicine cabinet. The Bathroom is finished with a heated towel rail, central ceiling light and extractor fan.

Outside On the other side of the road from the cottage there is off road parking for at least one car giving access to a Single Garage of block construction under a corrugated plastic sheet roof with concrete floor. On one side of the parking area steps lead up to a lawned area with mature hedging on all sides, whilst at the rear of the parking area further steps lead up to a further raised area of garden which has been planted with a variety of perennials and mature shrubs.
At the rear of the garage there is a secluded paved Patio Area creating a lovely Summer seating area and an ideal site for flowers pots and planters. At one end of the garden access can be gained to a block built Outbuilding/Workshop set under a tiled roof with rendered colour washed elevations creating a really useful addition.

Services Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £287,954 Sales 45 Current average value £366,743 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,255 ▲ 2.30%

Property value data/graphs for EX37

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £449,595 £227 3.9 £347,325
Semi-detached £239,477 £237 3.0 £204,000
Terraced £215,999 £254 2.9 £223,272
Flats £159,245 - 2.0 £153,370

Current asking prices in EX37

Average: £317,831
Avg. current asking prices in EX37
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £146,667
(3)
£343,571
(7)
£435,583
(6)
-
Flats - - - - -
All - £146,667
(3)
£343,571
(7)
£435,583
(6)
-

Current asking rents in EX37

Average: £925 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX37
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £477 pcm
(1)
£883 pcm
(3)
- £1,499 pcm
(1)
Flats - - - - -
All - £477 pcm
(1)
£883 pcm
(3)
- £1,499 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for EX37

Highest value in EX37
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Cobbaton £603,515
High Bickington, Umberleigh EX37 £483,531
Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh EX37 £453,086
Church Meadow £443,624
Highfield Close £442,869
Highest turnover in EX37
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Meadow Park Drive 41.7%
Fountain Fields 38.5%
Fairways Drive 28.6%
Higher Meadows 27.3%
High Street 21.1%

What Zoopla users think of Kings Nympton

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 67%

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Nearby transport

  • Kings Nympton (2.0 miles)
  • Portsmouth Arms (3.2 miles)
  • Eggesford (4.9 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (25.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (38.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (58.1 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (14.7 miles)
  • Bideford Ferry Landing (14.8 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (15.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Kings Nympton Community Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Chulmleigh Primary School (3.0 miles)
  • Burrington Church of England Controlled Primary School (3.2 miles)
  • Petroc (11.5 miles)
  • Exeter College (21.8 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (22.2 miles)
  • Chulmleigh Community College (3.0 miles)
  • South Molton Community College (4.1 miles)
  • West Buckland School (7.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,226 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 £20/mo (£244/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

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 £50 Estimated energy cost £95/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: 15300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

North Devon

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £156 /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 £22 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £56 /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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