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5 bed detached house for sale

£475,000

Highfield Close, High Bickington, Umberleigh EX37

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Property features

  • An executive style house
  • 5 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • 3 reception rooms & study
  • Kitchen / breakfast room & utility
  • Peaceful village location
  • Enjoying unsurpassed views of rolling countryside
  • Double garage
  • Large gardens backing onto open countryside
  • UPVC dg & gfch
  • No onward chain

Property description

Situated in the delightful North Devon village of High Bickington with good community spirit, this is an excellent opportunity to acquire an executive style house commanding a prime location in a peaceful village enjoying unsurpassed views of rolling countryside. Offering 5 Bedroom (2 with En-suite) family accommodation with 3 Reception Rooms and a Study. There is a Double Garage, large gardens to the front and rear which back onto open countryside. UPVC double glazed windows together with gas radiator central heating. Available with no ongoing chain.The village of High Bickington offers everyday amenities including general store, post office and pubs. There is also a Church and Libbaton 18-hole Golf Course just over 1 mile in distance, Umberleigh Train Station is approximately 2 miles in distance and runs to the cathedral city of Exeter and Barnstaple Town.

Barnstaple Town Centre is the historic and regional centre of North Devon. Situated in the valley of the River Taw, it is surrounded by beautiful countryside and some of the area’s best beaches. As the commercial centre of the region, the town centre offers a variety of banking, schooling and recreational facilities including a theatre, cinema, leisure centre and restaurants. The vibrant town combines modern shopping amenities with a bustling market atmosphere.

The popular sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Instow are within easy reach and the A361 North Devon Link Road provides convenient access to the M5 motorway network and beyond.

Directions
From Barnstaple, take the A377 signposted Crediton / Exeter. Continue along this road for approximately 5 miles and take the right hand turning signposted Atherington. Upon reaching the village of Atherington, take the left hand turning signposted High Bickington. Upon reaching the village, take the right hand turning onto Barton Meadow Road. Follow this road bearing to your right into Highfield Close where number 5 will be situated on your right hand side with a numberplate clearly displayed.

Reception Room

Wooden panelled opaque glazed door off. Staircase to First Floor Landing, radiator, fitted carpet.

Cloakroom

White suite comprising close couple WC and pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splashbacking. Radiator, extractor, vinyl floor covering.

Lounge

5.56m into bay x 4.47m narrowing to 3.89m - An impressive room with UPVC double glazed window overlooking front gardens. Gas living flame coal effect with marble effect hearth and insert with wooden mantle over, 2 radiators, fitted carpet. Double doors lead to the:

Dining Room (11' 5" x 9' 8")

Double panel radiator, fitted carpet. Sliding patio glazed doors to the:

Conservatory

5.18m maximum x 3.76m narrowing to 2.13m - A range of UPVC double glazed windows and double doors overlooking the rear gardens enjoying unspoilt views of open rolling countryside. Radiator, laminate flooring.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room

Kitchen Area (12' 11" x 9' 4")

Fitted Kitchen with a range of teak fronted units comprising 2.5 bowl asterite sink inset into work surface with drawers and cupboards below. Built-in electric hob with extractor over, integrated dishwasher. Adjoining work surface with drawers and cupboards below. Electric double oven with cupboards below and above. A range of matching wall cabinets, further matching work surface with drawers and cupboards below, matching wall cabinets. Adjoining built-in fridge and separate freezer. Extensive wall tiling, display lighting, vinyl floor covering. UPVC double glazed window overlooking rear gardens enjoying a rural outlook of open countryside. Arch to the:

Dining Area (10' 0" x 9' 2")

UPVC double glazed sliding patio doors to rear gardens. Uninterrupted countryside views. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Utility Room

Single drainer stainless steel sink inset into work surface with drawers, cupboards and appliance space below. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Tall larder unit, extensive wall tiling, wall mounted boiler supplying central heating system, radiator, extractor, vinyl floor covering. UPVC double glazed window and door to rear gardens. Fire door to Garage.

Study (8' 11" x 6' 0")

UPVC double glazed window overlooking front gardens. Radiator, fitted carpet, split staircase to First Floor Landing, radiator, fitted carpet. Double glazed Velux roof light.

Bedroom 2

4.42m plus window bay x 3.28m - UPVC double glazed window overlooking front garden. A range of built-in wardrobes, 2 radiators, fitted carpet.

En-Suite

White suite comprising shower cubicle with electric shower in fully tiled surround, pedestal hand wash basin and close couple WC. Extensive wall tiling, extractor, shaver socket, vinyl floor covering.

Landing

Access to insulated roof space, airing cupboard housing factory lagged tank with slatted linen shelving, fitted carpet.

Master Bedroom (14' 5" x 12' 1")

With high ceiling. UPVC double glazed window overlooking front gardens. A range of built-in wardrobes, radiator, fitted carpet.

En-Suite

Comprising shower cubicle with electric shower in fully tiled surround, pedestal hand wash basin and close couple WC. Wall tiling, radiator, extractor, shaver socket, vinyl floor covering. UPVC double glazed opaque window.

Bedroom 3

3.25m plus door recess x 2.8m - UPVC double glazed window overlooking rear gardens enjoying extensive rural views. A range of built-in wardrobes, radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4 (9' 6" x 6' 9")

UPVC double glazed window overlooking rear gardens enjoying uninterrupted extensive rural views. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 5 (10' 5" x 7' 6")

UPVC double glazed window overlooking front gardens. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom

3-piece White suite comprising panelled bath with gripper rails and mixer shower attachment, pedestal hand wash basin and WC. Complete wall tiling, radiator, extractor, shaver socket, vinyl floor covering. UPVC double glazed opaque window.

Outside

To the front of the property, which is situated a good distance from the road, is a private brick-paved driveway providing ample parking and turning area for several vehicles. Lawned gardens with shrubs and outside lighting.

Integral Double Garage (18' 2" x 16' 2")

With 2 up and over doors. Fire door to Utility Room. Light and power connected.

A pedestrian gate to the side of the property leads to the rear gardens which comprise a large lawned garden enjoying fantastic countryside views. A pathway continues along the property with water tap whilst to the other side, there is a decking area with a variety of shrubs and palm trees. The property backs onto fields and a meadow.

The sole selling agents strongly advise a full internal inspection to appreciate the size and location of this family home.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £292,844 Sales 56 Current average value £369,219 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,186 ▲ 1.15%

Property value data/graphs for EX37

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £452,315 £229 3.9 £354,354
Semi-detached £241,726 £241 3.0 £212,496
Terraced £218,848 £255 2.9 £228,595
Flats £160,978 - 2.0 £153,370

Current asking prices in EX37

Average: £353,620
Avg. current asking prices in EX37
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £120,000
(1)
£165,000
(3)
£295,707
(7)
£334,500
(3)
£475,000
(1)
Flats - - - - -
All £120,000
(1)
£165,000
(3)
£295,707
(7)
£334,500
(3)
£475,000
(1)

Current asking rents in EX37

Average: £600 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX37
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £600 pcm
(2)
- - -
Flats - - - - -
All - £600 pcm
(2)
- - -

Fun facts for EX37

Highest value in EX37
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Cobbaton £608,455
High Bickington, Umberleigh EX37 £488,844
Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh EX37 £456,659
Church Meadow £448,717
Highfield Close £436,131
Highest turnover in EX37
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Meadow Park Drive 50.0%
Fountain Fields 38.5%
Higher Meadows 27.3%
Mayflower Close 25.0%
Newnham Bridge 25.0%

What Zoopla users think of High Bickington

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 66%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Community & safety
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Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 2 stars
Restaurants & shopping
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Schools & public services
  • currently 2.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Umberleigh (2.1 miles)
  • Portsmouth Arms (2.2 miles)
  • Chapelton (Devon) (3.5 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (30.2 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (41.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (62.5 miles)
  • Bideford Ferry Landing (9.6 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (9.8 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (10.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • High Bickington Church of England Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Umberleigh Primary Academy (2.2 miles)
  • Chittlehampton Church of England Primary School (3.9 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (26.5 miles)
  • West Somerset College (28.2 miles)
  • Taunton School (38.7 miles)
  • Great Torrington School (5.9 miles)
  • Chulmleigh Community College (6.6 miles)
  • The Park Community School (7.4 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,208 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 £100,000 Average insurance cost £27/mo (£327/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 £69 Estimated energy cost £134/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: 5600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Torridge

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £250 /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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