A beautifully presented detached bungalow situated in the village of Smallridge, on the edge of the Blackdown Hills in an Area designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village lies approximately a mile north of the market town of Axminster, where there is a good range of facilities and a mainline railway station with regular trains to London Waterloo. The bungalow has been thoughtfully updated by the current owner with accommodation comprising two double bedrooms, bathroom, hallway, lounge with woodburning stove and kitchen/dining room, rear lobby with pantry, garage and garden room/occasional bedroom with w.c. The pretty gardens wrap around the house and are of a good size with gated driveway parking to the front. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing and gas central heating throughout with the added benefit of solar generated electricity using the F.I.T. system.
The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:
Period style front door with three Art deco style glass panels. Inner door to
Cloaks cupboard. Airing cupboard with small radiator and slatted shelving. Further cupboard providing storage and housing the controls for the solar generated electricity. Hatch to insulated loft with light and pull-down ladder. Oak flooring.
LOUNGE - 4.81m (15'9") x 3.61m (11'10")
Large picture window to front with very pleasant outlook. Fireplace fitted with multi-fuel stove. TV point. Radiator.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 4.4m (14'5") x 3.82m (12'6")
Dual aspect with windows to front and side (a very sunny room). Attractively fitted with a range of wall and base units with solid wood work surfaces. Inset white ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer. Integrated Hotpoint electric double oven and grill. Integrated gas hob with extractor hood above and chrome splashback. Larder cupboard. Space and plumbing for slimline dishwasher. Laminate floor tiles. Door to rear lobby.
BEDROOM ONE - 4.1m (13'5") x 3.22m (10'7")
Window to rear overlooking the garden. Built-in wardrobes. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO - 3.42m (11'3") x 3.32m (10'11")
Window to rear overlooking the garden. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.
BATHROOM - 2.84m (9'4") x 2.07m (6'9")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising bath, separate shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, w.c. and wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboards below. Shaver point. Chrome ladder style radiator. Ceramic tiled floor.
There is a useful covered walk-way between the property and the garage with polycarbonate roof.
GARAGE - 5.08m (16'8") x 3.03m (9'11")
Electronic roller door to front. Pedestrian side door. Strip light and power. Wall mounted Worcester gas boiler for central heating and hot water. Space and plumbing for washing machine.
GARDEN ROOM - 4.44m (14'7") x 2.87m (9'5")
A recent addition built behind the garage and providing space as an occasional bedroom, a sun lounge or study area. uPVC double glazed with pitched glazed roof. Radiator. Door to
WC: White suite comprising w.c. and wall mounted wash hand basin. Extractor.
Approx 69Ft (21m) wide x 33Ft (10m) and comprising a large area of lawn with patio, decked and barked seating areas and various planting beds. The garden wraps around both sides of the house with gates and panel fencing all around meaning the garden is completely enclosed.
Approx. 47Ft from the front of the house to the gates and width the same as for the back but narrowing slightly at the front. The front garden comprises of a lawn and shaped planting beds with a variety of shrubs. There is a concrete driveway providing parking for several vehicles and leading to the garage. The front garden is also enclosed on all sides.
All mains services are connected. Water is metered. Septic tank drainage. Solar panels generating electricity on the Feed In Tariff system.
East Devon District Council. Band D. Currently £1,694.43 (2017/18).
The property is very well presented and has undergone a programme of updating under the current ownership (over the past 3-4 years), including: mains gas central installed, solar panels installed, new central heating boiler, new external doors, garden room built, re-fitted kitchen, complete redecoration.
Smallridge is a pretty village situated just north of the market town of Axminster. Axminster is an old market town made famous by the Axminster carpet company and is situated on the River Axe in East Devon. There is a main line train station with services to London Waterloo and Exeter and the town provides a good range of day to day shopping, banking and health needs. The Jurassic coast at Lyme Regis is just over 7 miles to the south and the surrounding area has been designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
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