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3 bed cottage for sale

£399,950

Kale Street, Batcombe BA4

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Property features

  • Characterful Stone Cottage with Countryside Views
  • One Bedroom Annexe with Shower Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen with Rayburn
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Inglenook Fireplace with Woodburner
  • Central Heating
  • Private Garden
  • Parking for Two Vehicles

Property description

Shortwood Cottage is a natural stone cottage in an elevated position with views across a small valley to the rear. The property is well presented throughout with a wealth of character including exposed beams, timber doors, an inglenook fireplace with bread oven and flagstone floors. There is an annexe which was converted from a garage that provides potential not just for accommodation but also as an art studio, therapy room, AirBnB or office etc.

Batcombe is a popular and historic village, situated between Bruton and Frome, with a church, village hall and war memorial. Bruton is the closest of the surrounding towns with a variety of convenience stores and restaurants, while a more extensive range of supermarkets, shops and amenities are located at Frome and Shepton Mallet.

Outside: To the front there is off road parking for 2 vehicles, shingle beds bordered by a metal railing and pedestrian access to the rear garden via a timber date.

Rear garden: Raised decking area directly to the rear of the house, lower terrace which is lawn and has a timber summer house, upper terrace with lawn, established flower borders, oil tank, outside tap and steps to the:-

annexe: 4.71m x 4.71m (14’9” x 14’9”) Timber stable door, 2 x double glazed windows with views over the garden and valley beyond, timber floor, electric panel heater, 5 x wall lights, ensuite shower room with Mira electric shower in a corner cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, downlighters and extractor fan.


The cottage


A timber front door leads to the hall with flagstone floor and downlighter.

Dining room: 5.54m x 3.03m (16’7” x 9’1”) Flagstone floor, radiator, double doors to the rear decking, 5 x downlighters.

Kitchen: 5.83m x 2.80m (17’5” x 8’4”) Limestone tiled floor, a range of timber units with solid work surfaces, stainless steel sink and mixer tap, Rayburn which also provides the central heating, electric cooker point, splashback tiling, 2 x windows to the side, double doors to rear decking. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer, space for fridge/freezer, space for breakfast table. 2 x ceiling lights, sitting room: 5.82m x 4.41m (17’5” x 13’2”) Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and bread oven, flagstone floor, windows to the front and rear, radiator, ceiling light, under stair cupboard, elm staircase to:-

first floor:

Landing: 3.88m x 3.59m (11’7” x 10’9”) With a wooden floor, radiator, loft hatch, 2 x double wardrobe, window to the rear.

Bedroom one: 3.85m x 2.72m (11’6” x 8’1”) Ceiling light, radiator, window to the rear with views across the valley.

Bedroom two: 3.62m x 2.79m (10’10” x 8’4”) Ceiling light, radiator, window to the front, airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

Bathroom: 3.45m x 1.87m (10’4” x 5’7”) White suite with oak panel bath, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, window to the front, downlighters, fireplace with cast iron grate.

services: Mains electricity, water and private drainage.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment only with colbert-smith

Agent’s Note: All measurements are approximate and for guidance purposes only. Fittings, appliances and mains connections have not been tested and their fitness, therefore, cannot be warranted. Floor plans are for layout purposes only and not to scale.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £256,148 Sales 256 Current average value £272,602 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£4,913 ▼ -1.77%

Property value data/graphs for BA4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £416,746 £259 3.9 £375,814
Semi-detached £226,408 £230 3.1 £239,770
Terraced £190,383 £233 2.7 £194,041
Flats £123,017 £204 1.7 £120,718

Current asking prices in BA4

Average: £328,858
Avg. current asking prices in BA4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £183,149
(6)
£280,555
(21)
£402,987
(15)
£449,999
(5)
Flats £69,975
(2)
£127,000
(1)
- - -
All £69,975
(2)
£175,128
(7)
£280,555
(21)
£402,987
(15)
£449,999
(5)

Current asking rents in BA4

Average: £1,049 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £699 pcm
(3)
£862 pcm
(4)
- -
Flats £442 pcm
(2)
£557 pcm
(5)
£624 pcm
(1)
- -
All £442 pcm
(2)
£610 pcm
(8)
£815 pcm
(5)
- -

Fun facts for BA4

Highest value in BA4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Batcombe, Shepton Mallet BA4 £818,531
West Compton £796,673
Lower Westholme £733,445
Manor Farm £678,560
Upton Noble, Shepton Mallet BA4 £648,253
Highest turnover in BA4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Spencer Road 59.1%
Nalder Close 52.6%
Sherring Road 52.6%
Martins Paddock 50.0%
Dennett Close 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Batcombe

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 70%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 3 stars
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  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Bruton (2.9 miles)
  • Castle Cary (5.2 miles)
  • Frome (7.6 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (20.0 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (36.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (42.7 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (21.6 miles)
  • Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing (21.6 miles)
  • Millennium Square Ferry Landing (21.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Upton Noble CofE VC Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • Evercreech Church of England Primary School (2.8 miles)
  • Bruton Primary School (2.9 miles)
  • King's Bruton (3.0 miles)
  • Frome Community College (8.3 miles)
  • Millfield School (12.8 miles)
  • All Hallows School (2.8 miles)
  • Sexey's School (3.5 miles)
  • The Mendip School (3.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,800 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 39,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,439 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £9/mo (£109/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 £54 Estimated energy cost £103/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: 4000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Mendip

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £198 /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 £26 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £51 /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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