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2 bed cottage for sale

£180,000 Fixed price

Main Street, Overton, Morecambe LA3

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Property features

  • 2 Bedroom Cottage
  • UPVC Double Glazing & Original Features
  • Four Piece Modern Bathroom
  • Detached Garage & Garden
  • No chain
  • EPC Rating C
  • Water, Gas, Electricity & Mains Drainage

Property description

Come along and see this beautiful two bedroom cottage in the rural village of Overton bursting with character and original features as well as A fabulous dining kitchen and detached garage. No chain.

The Location

A rare opportunity to own one of picturesque Overton’s oldest properties. Wagg Hall Cottage is situated on Main Street in the lovely picturesque village of Overton. Although a quiet rural village offering a peaceful environment, Overton still has amenities within easy reach including a pub, village hall and excellent primary school. The new M6 link road makes for easy travel to Heysham, Morecambe, Lancaster and further afield. Overton has a long history as a fishing village, and with plenty of character this little village has become popular with families and retirees alike. The local primary school has a fantastic reputation and the village has a genuine community feel with its village hall, bowling club, amateur dramatics productions and friendly village pub serving real ale.

A Brief Introduction

Built in 1665 Wagg Hall would have been the final property before the journey across the causeway to Sunderland Point. The footprint of the property has grown during the centuries until in 1935 it was divided into cottages. This home has retained the name of Wagg Hall Cottage and indeed many of its features, including the great entrance that proudly displays its seventh century heritage. Other original features include some exquisite exposed beams and a unique open fireplace. Briefly the property comprises an entrance hall, lounge, dining kitchen, study area, two good sized double bedrooms, and a brand new four piece traditional bathroom (with 10 year guarantee). The property benefits from brand new Anglian uPVC double glazed windows throughout (with 15 year guarantee) and a one year old Valiant combination boiler heating system (with 9 years parts and labour guarantee remaining, subject to annual servicing).

Living Accommodation

This spacious cottage is light and airy. It has a lovely feel about the place and is bursting with character throughout. The lounge has an exposed stone chimney breast, exposed wooden beams and ships timbers. The dining kitchen is modern and of a good size, it is situated to the rear of the home, with a window overlooking the rear yard. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall, drawer and base units incorporating a single drainer sink unit with mixer taps. Integrated gas hob and electric oven. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher. There is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs. A stable door leads to the rear yard.

Bedrooms And Bathroom

There are two good sized double bedrooms in this property. Both are situated on the first floor and to the front of the home. They feature exposed wooden beams and windows overlooking the front garden. The bathroom comprises of a new four piece suite in white with period WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double slipper bath and a separate shower enclosure fitted with a Mira thermostatic mixer shower. A sizable airing cupboard with double louvred doors gives additional storage space. This deceptively spacious cottage also features sizeable landing area space which is currently utilised as a study area. There is also significant storage available in the large loft area accessed from the landing.


The property benefits from a garden to the front. This includes a paved seating area, hedging and shrubbery, which makes for a peaceful, private space. In the rear yard area, the property co owns (with number 41) a former earthed closet which is ideal for additional storage. The rear yard is shared with neighbouring properties and utilised mainly for drying clothes. For yet more storage Wagg Hall Cottage has a divorced garage of prefabricated construction with wooden doors.


Dimensions Lounge - 17'0 x 14'3
Kitchen Diner - 13'3 x 10'1
Bedroom One - 13'10 x 10'0
Bedroom Two - 17'8 x 8'9
Bathroom - 10'0 x 7'3

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £143,445 Sales 384 Current average value £146,871 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £617 ▲ 0.42%

Property value data/graphs for LA3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £216,038 £164 3.3 £204,262
Semi-detached £143,014 £161 2.9 £145,307
Terraced £110,553 £119 3.5 £109,304
Flats £91,732 £136 1.8 £88,561

Current asking prices in LA3

Average: £143,221
Avg. current asking prices in LA3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £58,693
Flats £67,858
All £65,390

Current asking rents in LA3

Average: £508 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LA3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £477 pcm
£513 pcm
£599 pcm
£813 pcm
Flats £400 pcm
£480 pcm
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All £406 pcm
£484 pcm
£599 pcm
£813 pcm

Fun facts for LA3

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Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Headlands £350,613
Heysham Avenue £350,219
Longmeadow Lane £261,717
Seymour Grove £260,788
Church Park £254,869
Highest turnover in LA3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fieldfare Close 95.0%
Canterbury Close 50.0%
Dunsop Gardens 50.0%
Lowther Avenue 46.7%
Ashcroft 42.1%

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Nearby transport

  • Heysham Port (2.4 miles)
  • Lancaster (3.3 miles)
  • Morecambe (3.9 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (18.1 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (47.1 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (50.1 miles)
  • Heysham Ferry Terminal (2.4 miles)
  • Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing (8.0 miles)
  • Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing (8.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Overton St Helen's Church of England Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Thurnham Glasson Christ Church, Church of England Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Trumacar Nursery and Community Primary School (2.0 miles)
  • Lancaster and Morecambe College (3.7 miles)
  • Beaumont College - A Scope College (4.5 miles)
  • Myerscough College (11.9 miles)
  • Jamea Al Kauthar (2.9 miles)
  • Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy (3.0 miles)
  • Heysham High School Sports College (3.2 miles)
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£944 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £647 /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 £13/mo (£158/yr)
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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


Gas £49 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £97/mo

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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: 17500 kWh/year
Electricity: 4000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £149 /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.


Supply £19 Sewerage £19 Estimated water cost £38 /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.

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