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2 bed cottage for sale

£245,000

Quarr, Buckhorn Weston, Gillingham SP8

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Property description

Description A charming two bedroom detached character cottage located in the delightful sought after village of Buckhorn Weston on the Dorset/Somerset border. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises of double glazed entrance porch, double aspect lounge with open fireplace, fitted kitchen, inner hall with door leading to bathroom. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms. The property benefits from double glazing, oil central heating, timber garage, parking, gardens and far reaching views of the stunning countryside.
EPC Band: F

location Buckhorn Weston is a typical Dorset village comprising of period houses and cottages together with some modern housing. It has a Parish Church, Country Pub/Restaurant and an active village hall. The village is surrounded by agricultural land and nearby towns include the ancient hilltop town of Shaftesbury, the abbey town of Sherborne, Wincanton and Gillingham. Main line railway can be found at both Gillingham and Templecombe station with services to London ~ Waterloo and Exeter St David's. 3 miles north of Buckhorn Weston is the A303.

Additional information Services : Mains Electric, Oil, Water and Drainage.

Council Authority : North Dorset District Council

Council Tax Band : D

Caution : Nb All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have not been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.

Agent's Notes : Fitted carpets as seen are included in the sale.

Energy Performance Certificate :
Rated F

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £261,168 Sales 252 Current average value £280,530 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,304 ▲ 2.30%

Property value data/graphs for SP8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £374,531 £262 3.6 £342,757
Semi-detached £232,201 £244 3.0 £222,780
Terraced £196,106 £231 2.7 £195,094
Flats £138,939 £204 1.8 £115,780

Current asking prices in SP8

Average: £319,682
Avg. current asking prices in SP8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £240,896
(37)
£310,190
(66)
£434,019
(36)
£481,429
(7)
Flats £134,325
(6)
£142,836
(14)
- - -
All £134,325
(6)
£213,977
(51)
£310,190
(66)
£434,019
(36)
£481,429
(7)

Current asking rents in SP8

Average: £822 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SP8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £669 pcm
(5)
£948 pcm
(6)
£1,088 pcm
(2)
-
Flats - - - - -
All - £669 pcm
(5)
£948 pcm
(6)
£1,088 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for SP8

Highest value in SP8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Street £909,408
Fifehead Magdalen, Gillingham SP8 £639,752
Silton, Gillingham SP8 £607,176
Milton on Stour, Gillingham SP8 £583,705
Hunger Hill £526,079
Highest turnover in SP8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Buttercup Close 60.0%
Manor Farm Gate 60.0%
Arun Close 60.0%
Newton Close 55.0%
Prospect Close 54.5%

What Zoopla users think of Quarr

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 70%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (2.8 miles)
  • Templecombe (4.2 miles)
  • Bruton (7.2 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (27.8 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (29.2 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (43.0 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (27.1 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (27.1 miles)
  • Brownsea Island Ferry Landing (29.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Wyke Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • St George's Church of England School, Bourton (2.5 miles)
  • Milton-on-Stour Church of England Primary School (2.7 miles)
  • King's Bruton (7.3 miles)
  • Clayesmore School (9.4 miles)
  • Sherborne School (10.0 miles)
  • Gillingham School (3.0 miles)
  • King Arthur's Community School (4.1 miles)
  • Port Regis Preparatory School (5.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,200 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 24,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £881 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £335,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £16/mo (£198/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 £49 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £99/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: 15300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

North Dorset

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £162 /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 £21 Sewerage £21 Estimated water cost £42 /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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