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3 bed detached bungalow for sale

£369,000

Five Ashes Road, Chester CH4

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Property description

Westminster Park is highly regarded with people of all ages, as for families there is revered schooling within a short distance of the property, and ease of access on foot to the independent King's School along Wrexham Road. Westminster Park is blessed with an excellent range of local amenities which includes a Co-op convenience store, butchers, fishmongers and delicatessen, to name but a few. There are also bus services into the city centre close by.

The property is situated on an intriguing plot which offers plentiful off-road parking which lies to the side leading to a detached double garage, and there is double gated access to a further paved section ideal for housing a camper van/motorhome. Directly in front of the property is a lawned garden with stocked borders and a pathway leading to the front door into the home itself. The rear garden is well enclosed and features a paved seating terrace directly from the property and an archway leading onto a lawned area with stepping stones to an Indian stone flagged terrace where there is a summerhouse. A pathway leads around to the rear of the property where there is a greenhouse and personal door access into the detached double garage.

The accommodation, which has three bedrooms in total but with versatility of use on offer depending upon requirements, comprises: Entrance hall accessed via a UPVC double glazed door; cloakroom/WC; spacious dining room with patio doors providing views of and access to the rear garden and the majority of the living accommodation being accessed from this room; kitchen with a range of light wood effect units with utility room off with plumbing for washing machine and wall mounted gas central heating boiler. From the dining room double doors lead into an inner hall which provides access via an archway into a living room, the principal reception room, with a vaulted ceiling offering a light and airy feel and door access to the rear garden. From the inner hall to this area of the home access is provided into the third bedroom which has also been used as a home office by our clients. From the dining room is access to a rear hallway where there is an airing cupboard and access to bedrooms one and two, both enjoying fitted wardrobes and bedroom one benefiting from an en-suite shower room. Completing the accommodation is a bathroom with a three piece suite.

Externally, there is a double garage which is accessed by independent up and over doors, one of which is electronically operated and this makes for excellent storage.

Location Five Ashes Road is situated within the popular suburb of Westminster Park which is located approximately 1.5 miles from the city centre. Westminster Park is particularly popular with families with the Belgrave Primary School, rated Ofsted 'Outstanding' lying opposite the property, whilst a popular and useful range of shopping can be found a short walk away including a Co-operative convenience store, greengrocers, butchers, fishmonger and delicatessen. The property is also a short walk away from a regular bus service to the city centre. Westminster Park also lies convenient for both the Chester Business Park and the King's School, with footpaths providing direct access to Wrexham Road.

Accommodation with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-

entrance hall Accessed via a UPVC double glazed leaded light obscured pane door with accompanying sidelight window, with coved ceiling, further UPVC double glazed window to the side aspect.

Cloakroom/WC 4' 9" x 4' 3" (1.45m x 1.3m) with pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC with concealed cistern, fully tiled walls, UPVC double glazed window with obscured pane to the front aspect, radiator.

Dining room 15' 7" x 12' 10" (4.75m x 3.91m) A spacious reception room, being very much the atrium of the home as all the living accommodation branches off this room, featuring sliding patio doors providing views of and access to the rear garden, double doors off to the living room and bedroom three, door into rear hall providing access to the further bedroom accommodation, coved ceiling, two radiators.

Inner hall 8' 4" x 5' 6" (2.54m x 1.68m) Accessed via double doors from the dining room, with two UPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect, telephone point, radiator, open arch through to living room.

Living room 15' 7" x 12' 5" (4.75m x 3.78m) A through room with UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect and French doors with sidelight windows providing views of and access to the rear garden and offering a light and airy feel aided by a vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling joists and wooden panelling. There is an exposed brick fireplace with electric fire and tiled hearth, TV point, three wall light points and two radiators.

Bedroom three/study 9' 9" x 8' 4" (2.97m x 2.54m) A flexible use room which is used as both a third bedroom and home office area by our clients, with UPVC double glazed window offering a pleasant view of the rear garden, coved ceiling, radiator.

Kitchen 11' 8" x 8' 5" (3.56m x 2.57m) A dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side aspects and a range of light wood effect fronted base, wall and drawer units with complementary fitments, two glass fronted wall units, laminate roll top work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, cooker point, space for fridge, under cupboard lighting, kickboard heater.

Utility room 6' 3" x 4' 9" (1.91m x 1.45m) with roll top work surface with plumbing and space under for washing machine and further white goods, wall mounted 'Glow Worm' gas central heating boiler, tiling predominantly to two walls, UPVC double glazed door providing external access to the side, UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect.

Rear hall with coved ceiling, radiator, two UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom one 16' 3" reducing to 10' 6" x 5' 11" into wardrobes increasing to 11' 8" (4.95m x 1.8m) The principal bedroom featuring fitted wardrobes upon entry into the room with sliding mirrored doors opposite entry to an en-suite shower room. The main body of the bedroom has UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, radiator, TV point, loft access.

En-suite 5' 6" x 5' 5" (1.68m x 1.65m) with a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, shower cubicle with open out screen door and mixer shower unit, radiator, UPVC double glazed window with decorative pane, electric shaver point, tiling to walls.

Bedroom two 8' 8" x 8' 6" into wardrobes (2.64m x 2.59m) with built-in wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors, coved ceiling, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, loft access.

Bathroom 6' 5" x 5' 5" (1.96m x 1.65m) with a three piece suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, fully tiled walls, radiator, UPVC double glazed window with decorative pane, extractor fan.

Externally Situated towards the end of this cul-de-sac within this extremely popular location, the property has generous outside space and is situated on an intriguing plot, being a particular feature of the home. Generous off-road parking is provided via a private driveway and this leads to a detached double garage and also a double gated area which is laid to paving which offers further off-road parking large enough for a camper van/motorhome. To the front of the property there are lawned gardens with stocked borders and there is a paved pathway which leads to the property itself.

The rear garden is well enclosed and has a large paved seating terrace directly from the house itself where there are raised planters and an archway leading through to a lawned area. There are stepping stones which become a further seating area being laid to Indian stone flags which features a summerhouse. A pathway extends around the perimeter of the property which leads to a greenhouse with a further lawned area, and behind the garage is a former vegetable plot. Personal door access into the garage can be enjoyed from here and outside lighting and water facilities are evident.

It should be noted that the property has the benefit of UPVC fascias, soffits and guttering.

Detached double garage 18' x 17' 4" (5.49m x 5.28m) with two up and over doors (one electronically operated), overhead storage, light and power, personnel door to rear.

Directions Proceed out of Chester taking the third exit off the Overleigh roundabout along Lache Lane. Continue for approximately 3/4 mile turning left into Castlecroft Road. Continue to the end and at the t-junction turn left onto Five Ashes Road. Continue along and the property will be found on the right hand side before the head of the cul-de-sac.

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Market activity
Average price paid £235,255 Sales 469 Current average value £255,550 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £18,468 ▲ 7.79%

Property value data/graphs for CH4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £355,736 £262 3.6 £343,987
Semi-detached £206,704 £232 3.0 £202,221
Terraced £178,174 £220 2.6 £170,415
Flats £159,116 £259 1.9 £132,954

Current asking prices in CH4

Average: £257,646
Avg. current asking prices in CH4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £107,667
(3)
£180,268
(11)
£223,937
(43)
£350,471
(21)
£530,817
(6)
Flats £112,500
(2)
£155,195
(10)
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All £109,600
(5)
£168,329
(21)
£223,937
(43)
£350,471
(21)
£530,817
(6)

Current asking rents in CH4

Average: £862 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CH4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £420 pcm
(1)
£774 pcm
(7)
£894 pcm
(10)
£1,452 pcm
(1)
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Flats - £683 pcm
(7)
£2,249 pcm
(1)
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All £420 pcm
(1)
£729 pcm
(14)
£1,017 pcm
(11)
£1,452 pcm
(1)
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Fun facts for CH4

Highest value in CH4
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Lower Park Road £879,197
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Cavendish Road £794,496
Queens Park Road £711,739
Highest turnover in CH4
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Shannon Close 56.2%
Bray Road 45.5%
Kings Court 43.8%
Overleigh Road 42.9%
Lache Hall Crescent 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Chester (1.9 miles)
  • Bache (2.5 miles)
  • Hawarden (5.6 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (11.3 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (28.7 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (41.8 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (16.0 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (16.6 miles)
  • Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (16.6 miles)

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  • Belgrave Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Overleigh St Mary's CofE Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Lache Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • LIPA Sixth Form College (16.0 miles)
  • Birkenhead Sixth Form College (16.7 miles)
  • Harmonize Academy AP Free School (16.7 miles)
  • The King's School (0.3 miles)
  • The Catholic High School, Chester A Specialist Science College (0.4 miles)
  • Queen's Park High School (1.0 mile)
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Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 36,900
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,328 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£128/yr)
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Energy

Gas £45 Electricity £47 Estimated energy cost £92/mo

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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: 16700 kWh/year
Electricity: 3700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Cheshire West and Chester

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £238 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water

Supply £23 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £45 /mo
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