An attractive modern semi-detached house offered on a shared ownership basis in the thriving East Devon village of Chardstock. The house was built in 2013 and benefits from the remaining 4 years of the NHBC guarantee. The house has been finished in stone to the front and side elevations (with render at the back), in keeping with local style and tradition. Internally, the accommodation comprises entrance hall, w.c., lounge, spacious kitchen/diner with integrated appliances, two double bedrooms, one particularly large and a bathroom. Outside, to the front is a small walled garden with path to the front door and at the back, a fully enclosed garden set on two levels with a gate at the back leading to a garage and a parking space. The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing throughout. The share for sale is 40% but it may be possible to purchase a greater share in the property (up to a maximum of 80%). There is rent to pay on the share that is not owned – see below for more details. A buyer for this property must have a local connection with Chardstock, Membury, All Saints or Yarcombe.
The village of Chardstock situated between Axminster and Chard, has a thriving community with a Church, Inn, shop and post office, community hall, a new Primary School (completed in 2009) and a busy village hall offering plenty of community events. Just a mile away (on the A358) is the hamlet of Tytherleigh, which has a very good pub and restaurant, an antique centre, a bathroom showroom and bus services to Axminster and Chard.
The accommodation (all measurements approximate) comprises:
Canopy porch with tiled roof. Solid wood front door into
Stairs rising to first floor. Under stairs cupboard with light. Wall mounted control for central heating. Smoke detector. Radiator. Door to
Obscure glazed window to side. Fitted with a white suite comprising w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin with mirror above. Tiled splash back. Wall mounted electricity consumer unit. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.
LOUNGE - 3.89m (12'9") x 3m (9'10")
Window to front. Telephone and TV points. Radiator.
KITCHEN/DINER - 5.24m (17'2") x 2.93m (9'7")
Window and French doors to rear. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminate work surfaces. Inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer, with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include: Electric oven/grill with gas hob with cooker hood and light above, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Wall mounted Worcester combi gas boiler for central heating and hot water. Space for a table and chairs. Telephone and TV points. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.
Window to side over stairs. Airing cupboard with heater and slatted shelving. Smoke alarm. Hatch to insulated loft with power and light, TV aerial, pull down ladder.
BEDROOM ONE - 5.24m (17'2") x 2.94m (9'8")
Two windows to front with some countryside views. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO - 3.94m (12'11") x 2.9m (9'6")
Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobes. TV point. Radiator.
BATHROOM - 2.22m (7'3") x 1.93m (6'4")
Obscure glazed window to rear. Part tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment and screen, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver point and mirror. Radiator. Vinyl floor.
At the front is a small garden bound by a stone wall with paved path to the front door and planting area to each side. To the rear of the house the garden is enclosed with a stone wall along two sides and panel fencing to the other. The garden is divided into two areas, a patio area beside the house which is accessed via the French doors from the kitchen/dining room. There is an outside light and water tap in this area, as well as a water butt. Steps lead up to the higher level, which is retained by a wall with a picket fence above. This area is laid to lawn with a paved path to one side leading to the rear pedestrian gate. This gives access to the garage and parking.
GARAGE - 5.71m (18'9") x 2.6m (8'6")
The garage is a few meters from the garden gate in a block of three. Up and over door to front. Opposite the garage is a parking bay.
The access road and parking areas are communal and there is a concealed bin storage area. The maintenance of these areas is covered by the service charge.
All mains services are connected. Water is metered.
East Devon District Council. Band C. Currently £1,655.76 (2019/2020).
The property is offered on a shared ownership with a 40% share for sale at £86,000. It may be possible to buy a greater share (up to 80%). The property is leasehold with a 125 year lease from 20th September 2013 with 119 years remaining. Current additional costs below are based on owning a 40% share:
Service charge: £45.00 per month, which includes the servicing of the pumping station, maintenance of shared external areas (i.e. driveway, parking spaces and gardens).
Rent: £232.32 per month to Yarlington Housing Group.
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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