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5 bed semi-detached house for sale

£475,000 (£304/sq. ft) Guide price

Rivermead Road, St. Leonards, Exeter EX2

5 2 2 1,560 sq. ft*
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Property description

Accommodation Summary

Fantastic 1930s semi detached house
Riverside location
Five bedrooms – one en-suite
Family bathroom
Sitting room with fireplace
Kitchen/Dining Room
Double glazed conservatory
South West facing garden
Garage
No onward chain
EER 'C'

Directions

From Exeter City Centre proceed along Topsham Road and turn right opposite the County Hall into Rivermead Road. Follow the road around to the left and the house will be found on the right hand side.

Situation

Situated in one of the most highly regarded roads in St Leonards with its close proximity to the local schools and hospital and of course the river with its lovely waterside walks, park and cycle paths. The city is easily accessed by bus, car or bike and the motorway link is just 1.5 miles away.

Description

An exceptional 1930s semi detached house situated in a fantastic riverside location. The accommodation has been modernised and extended and is arranged over three floors providing well proportioned family- size accommodation. On the ground floor there is a lovely living room with fireplace, an open plan kitchen and dining space and double glazed conservatory. The first floor offers three good size bedrooms and a bathroom and there are two further bedrooms on the second floor, one with an ensuite. There is a delightful garden to the rear with an outlook towards the river. There is a brick built garage.

Entrance porch Double glazed door opens to the entrance porch. Further door to:-

entrance hallway Stairs rising to the first floor. Double glazed window to the side. Door to:

Cloakroom Comprising a wash basin, low level wc, double glazed window. From the hallway, doors open to:

Sitting room13'3" x 12'5" (4.04m x 3.78m). A very pleasant reception room with a double glazed bay window to the front aspect. Fireplace with tiled hearth and multi fuel fire. Built in storage cupboard one side of the chimney breast. Radiator. Feature wood flooring. TV point.

Kitchen/dining room18'8" x 14'6" (5.7m x 4.42m). A fabulous open space with plenty of room for a large dining table and chairs. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of white wall and base units with contrasting timber work surfaces. Range style double oven with built in extractor hood and stainless steel splashback. Stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, wood flooring. Picture rails, radiator and double glazed window to the rear elevation. Door opening to:

Conservatory13'11" x 10'8" (4.24m x 3.25m). Double glazed windows overlooking the gardens. Wood flooring. Power points.

First floor landing Stairs rise to second floor. Double glazed window. Doors open to:

Bedroom two11'2" x 11' (3.4m x 3.35m). Double glazed bay window to front aspect. Picture rails. Radiator.

Bedroom three14'7" x 10'8" (4.45m x 3.25m). Double glazed window enjoying an outlook over the rear garden and river beyond. Fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom four9'11" x 7'9" (3.02m x 2.36m). Double glazed window overlooking rear garden and towards the river and hills beyond. Radiator.

Bathroom Comprising a wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled bath with shower over with screen. Tiled flooring. Double glazed window to the front.

Second floor landing Double glazed window to the side. Doors open to:

Master bedroom16'11" x 12'8" (5.16m x 3.86m). A lovely principal suite with double glazed window with lovely outlook over the gardens, river and hills beyond.

En-suite A modern suite comprising a wash hand basin with mosaic tiled splashback. Low level WC, fully tiled shower cubicle. Double glazed window to the rear.

Bedroom five16'11" x 8'9" (5.16m x 2.67m). Two double glazed velux windows. Built in desk surface with shelving. Inset ceiling spotlights.

Outside A gate and path leads to the entrance porch. The front garden is stocked with shrubs and plants. A gate leads to the:

Rear garden The rear garden is a lovely feature, south west facing and laid predominantly to lawn and stocked with mature shrubs and plants. Gravelled patio areas. Views towards the River Exe.

Garage A shared driveway leads to the brick built garage with electric up and over door.

Agent's note We understand the driveway is shared and provides access to the garage and that of the neighbouring property.


Property info

Ground Floor View original

Market activity
Average price paid £279,594 Sales 600 Current average value £284,113 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£471 ▼ -0.17%

Property value data/graphs for EX2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £430,145 £292 3.7 £416,220
Semi-detached £273,014 £278 3.1 £278,799
Terraced £253,971 £280 2.9 £254,431
Flats £195,403 £300 1.8 £205,957

Current asking prices in EX2

Average: £318,467
Avg. current asking prices in EX2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £94,429
(7)
£179,408
(25)
£284,828
(53)
£458,136
(22)
£805,536
(14)
Flats £128,833
(9)
£193,062
(16)
£288,333
(3)
- -
All £113,781
(16)
£184,737
(41)
£285,016
(56)
£458,136
(22)
£805,536
(14)

Current asking rents in EX2

Average: £933 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £535 pcm
(9)
£801 pcm
(10)
£1,039 pcm
(23)
£1,446 pcm
(17)
£1,270 pcm
(1)
Flats £551 pcm
(16)
£795 pcm
(22)
£949 pcm
(1)
- -
All £545 pcm
(25)
£797 pcm
(32)
£1,035 pcm
(24)
£1,446 pcm
(17)
£1,270 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for EX2

Highest value in EX2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lyndhurst Road £750,115
Matford Avenue £680,122
Mountbatten Drive £659,173
Holland Park £653,169
Wonford Road £633,134
Highest turnover in EX2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Baring Terrace 60.0%
Fairfield Terrace 60.0%
Watson Place 53.3%
Dawlish Road 47.4%
Franklyn Drive 46.7%

What Zoopla users think of St. Leonards

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 87% (12 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 4.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4.5 stars
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  • currently 5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
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Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Exeter St Thomas (1.0 mile)
  • Exeter Central (1.2 miles)
  • St James Park (Exeter) (1.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (4.8 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (48.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (58.0 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (2.9 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (2.9 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (3.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Leonard's (CofE) Primary School (VC) (0.4 miles)
  • Wynstream School (0.6 miles)
  • St Thomas Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (1.1 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (16.8 miles)
  • King's College (27.8 miles)
  • Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education (0.4 miles)
  • Isca (0.4 miles)
  • Exeter School (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Wilkinson Grant & Co, EX4 on +44 1392 976623 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£2,218 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,709 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £47/mo (£565/yr)
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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 £65 Electricity £68 Estimated energy cost £133/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: 23300 kWh/year
Electricity: 5500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Exeter

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £241 /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 £34 Sewerage £54 Estimated water cost £88 /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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