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4 bed cottage for sale

£550,000

Dunsford, Exeter EX6

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Property features

  • Semi detached four bedroom Grade II Listed house of stone and cob
  • Charming rear garden
  • Lovely village setting close to amenities
  • Entrance porch
  • Sitting room with woodburner and lounge with woodburner
  • Kitchen/breakfast room and glazed oak framed dining/garden room
  • Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and family bathroom
  • Two further double bedrooms and shower room
  • One single bedroom/study
  • Oil fired central heating

Property description


East Steps is an attractive character village home built of stone and cob beneath a thatched roof. It is in excellent decorative order throughout and offers spacious accommodation with great appeal and traditional features such as exposed beams and timbers, a stone fireplace, stone floors and a contemporary oak framed dining/garden room. It has four bedrooms (three double/one single) with Teign Valley views from most and there is both an ensuite bathroom, family bathroom and a shower room. It is centrally heated by oil to radiators and has a woodburner in both the sitting room and lounge. The garden is charming with secluded sitting areas and a raised pond. We very strongly recommend viewing.

Situation
Dunsford is a delightful village with an active social round, a good pub, an excellent shop/post office and a tea room. It is set in the Teign valley and is a thriving community with a primary school and pre school and a pretty village church, the east steps of which are beside this cottage house, hence the name. There is excellent access to the Teign valley and countryside walks, yet Exeter is only about 6 miles away.

The Accommodation

Entrance porch
A white rendered porch with a slate roof and two oak benches and an oak front door and flagstone floor. The door opens into the sitting room.

Sitting room - 16' 0'' x 15' 9'' (4.867m x 4.8m)
This attractive character room has a large granite fireplace with an oak lintel and a fitted woodburner with a lined flue on a granite hearth. There is a flagstone floor, a recess for bookshelves, an exposed structural beam, a double panel radiator, a latched door to the kitchen and a panelled door to the lounge.

Lounge - 14' 3'' x 10' 2'' (4.337m x 3.096m)
This room has a painted recessed fireplace, a blue enamelled woodburning stove, storm shutters fitted to the windows, a T.V. Point, a stone floor and built in recessed shelves cupboards to either side of the fireplace. There are four wall light points, a T.V. Point and a double panel radiator.

Kitchen/breakfast room - 21' 5'' x 8' 3'' (6.539m x 2.526m)
This kitchen has solid wood painted kitchen cabinets with stone work tops incorporating a carved drainer, a Belfast sink and mixer taps. There is a Neff halogen hob, a fan oven and an attractive part tiled recess for display. There are exposed beams and a terracotta floor and there two windows with oak lintels looking out to the rear garden. A double radiator is fitted, six spotlights, a built in dishwasher and there is an understairs cupboard beneath the staircase which leads to the first floor.

Dining/garden room - 16' 1'' x 8' 1'' (4.895m x 2.454m)
This oak framed and glazed room is an addition to the house and has double glazed windows and doors, an oak floor, a double panel radiator and one painted match boarded wall of timber which is repeated in the ceiling. There are two store cupboards, a double panel radiator and eight downlighters.

First floor landing
The staircase rises from the kitchen and has a side window, carved and turned balusters and one wall light point in the stairwell. The landing has panelled doors to all bedrooms and the shower room and there is one wall light point.

Bedroom 1 - 16' 4'' x 8' 11'' (4.986m x 2.729m)
This front facing double bedroom is large enough to have a California king size bed and has a double casement window and window seat looking out to the views down the Teign valley. A double panel radiator is fitted and a doorway leads into the ensuite bathroom.

Ensuite bathroom - 8' 5'' x 8' 0'' (2.559m x 2.432m)
This is fitted with a composite claw foot bath, a low level w.C., a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, two wall light points, a shaver point, a double panel radiator, a wall mounted electric towel rail and there is a low rear facing dormer window.

Bedroom 3 - 10' 10'' x 9' 1'' (3.308m x 2.76m)
This front facing double room has a three casement window and window seat looking out to the Teign valley view. There is a built in wardrobe, a double panel radiator and one wall light point.

Family bathroom - 9' 4'' x 8' 3'' (2.84m x 2.51m)
This bathroom has an oak floor and is fitted with a claw foot bath, a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and a low level w.C. There is fitted painted wainscotting and plinths, two wall light points, a double panel radiator, an electric heated towel rail and a low dormer window facing to the rear.

Bedroom 2 - 13' 9'' x 9' 6'' (4.182m x 2.887m)
Another large front facing double bedroom with a double wardrobe, a triple casement window and window seat looking out to the Teign valley view, a pine floor and a double panel radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 11' 6'' x 11' 7'' (3.509m x 3.527m)
This single bedroom or study has a side window looking out to the churchyard, fitted painted wainscotting and a plinth, a telephone point, two wall light points and a double panel radiator.

Shower room
At one end of the landing is a doorway which leads into a shower room which comprises a fully tiled cubicle with a glass door and side panel, a power shower, Travertine wall tiling, a built in downlighter and fan and two fitted towel rails.

Exterior

To the front
At the immediate front of East Steps running along the front of the cottage is a gravelled area which incorporates a flower bed.

Rear garden
Extending in all to about 100 feet in depth, this garden is on four levels linked by granite and timber steps. At the lower level there is a raised brick built pond, a paved yard and an access to a pedestrian right of way to the front of the cottage. The courtyard has a raised plinth, exterior power points and lighting and granite steps up to a grassed sitting area which has raised granite bounded planters and which has trellis concealing the oil tank. Three further granite steps lead up to the paved sitting area and further gravelled steps lead up to the top level which is laid to grass with mature shrubs and flowering perennials and a timber shed measuring 8' x 5' 8 (2.435 m x 1.723 m) approximately.

Services
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil by private contract.

Council Tax Band

E


Directions
Upon arriving in Dunsford locate the parish church of St Mary's. To the right of the church are the east steps and East Steps is immediately adjacent with a rendered porch entrance.


Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Market activity
Average price paid £316,269 Sales 203 Current average value £351,358 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£502 ▼ -0.14%

Property value data/graphs for EX6

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £449,802 £286 3.7 £428,849
Semi-detached £271,870 £269 3.0 £255,743
Terraced £238,709 £285 2.7 £243,964
Flats £208,249 £234 1.9 £204,291

Current asking prices in EX6

Average: £354,625
Avg. current asking prices in EX6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £179,542
(19)
£381,902
(21)
£488,268
(16)
£699,998
(8)
Flats £142,500
(2)
£215,625
(8)
- - -
All £142,500
(2)
£190,233
(27)
£381,902
(21)
£488,268
(16)
£699,998
(8)

Current asking rents in EX6

Average: £865 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £687 pcm
(4)
£949 pcm
(3)
£1,798 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £637 pcm
(2)
£887 pcm
(4)
£813 pcm
(2)
- -
All £637 pcm
(2)
£787 pcm
(8)
£894 pcm
(5)
£1,798 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for EX6

Highest value in EX6
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Christow, Exeter EX6 £615,721
Lumley Close £614,697
Higher Ashton £544,920
Bridford, Exeter EX6 £536,796
Doddiscombsleigh £530,755
Highest turnover in EX6
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Dawlish Road 50.0%
Fulford Close 50.0%
Devington Park 42.3%
New Road 41.2%
Buckland Walk 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Yeoford (6.3 miles)
  • Exeter St Thomas (6.5 miles)
  • Exeter St David's (6.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (12.1 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (51.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (63.6 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (9.3 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (9.3 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (9.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Dunsford Community Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Christow Primary School (2.8 miles)
  • Doddiscombsleigh Primary School (3.0 miles)
  • Exeter College (6.8 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (7.1 miles)
  • Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education (7.1 miles)
  • Running Deer (3.8 miles)
  • Barley Lane School (5.6 miles)
  • West Exe School (6.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,469 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 55,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,979 /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 £16/mo (£188/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £44 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £102/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: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Teignbridge

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £292 /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 £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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