Higher Compton  /  £240,000

2 Bedroom Detached Bungalow

For Sale

2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
2 Reception rooms

Higher Compton

Ref: R.5316

  • GENEROUSLY PROPORTIONED DETACHED BUNGALOW
  • STANDING ON SURPRISINGLY LARGE RECTANGULAR SHAPED PLOT
  • THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN BUILT IN THE 1930'S
  • UPVC DOUBLE GLAZING, GAS CENTRAL HEATING
  • PORCH, 32' LONG CENTRAL HALL, LOUNGE
  • KITCHEN, DINING ROOM, 17' SUN ROOM/UTILITY
  • 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • SHOWER ROOM/WC
  • PARKING FOR NUMEROUS VEHICLES, GARAGE, WORKSHOP, SHED
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

THE PROPERTY A detached bungalow which is thought to date back to the 1930's and which has been in the same family ownership for many years. The property has been upgraded and improved over the years, extended at the back with a large sun room/utility and having the benefit of gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazing.

With well proportioned accommodation. The front porch overlooking Eggbuckland Road and Compton Methodist Church opposite, a long central hall giving access to all other rooms. A good size bay fronted lounge with fireplace having gas fire and back boiler which services the central heating and domestic hot water, a separate good size dining room with airing cupboard, kitchen, a spacious sun room/utility set overlooking the back, two good size double bedrooms and a shower room/wc.

A large usable loft area with potential for extension. The property stands on a surprisingly large rectangular shaped plot accessed via a relatively narrow driveway leading up the west side and to a wide open courtyard to the rear with ample space for parking various vehicles. On one side of this stands a garage with lean-to workshop and on the other a garden shed. The property is in need of a programme of updating and refurbishment to bring it up to a modern uniform standard and as such does offer good potential.

LOCATION Set elevated above and fronting onto Eggbuckland Road in the popular and established residential area of Higher Compton combining residential properties together with a good variety of local services and amenities on the doorstep and these include a garage/filling station, various mini supermarkets, a local church, bus services, post office etc. The position is also convenient for access into the city and close by connection to major routes in other directions.

uPVC double glazed front door into:

FRONT PORCH 7' 10" x 5' 6" (2.39m x 1.68m) Low height walling surmounted by uPVC double glazed windows on three sides. Double glazed door into:

HALL 32' 7" x 4' 3" (9.93m x 1.3m) A long wide central hall. Two ceiling light points and roses. Smoke detector. Meter cupboard housing mains electric meter and fuse box.

LOUNGE 13' 8" max. x 12' 7" (4.17m max. x 3.84m) Bay window to the front. Modern contemporary fire surround with polished fireback and hearth and inset living flame coal effect gas fire.

BEDROOM 1 13' 7" x 12' 8" max. (4.14m x 3.86m max.) Bay window to the front. Ceiling rose with light point. Built-in wardrobes to either side of the chimney breast.

DINING ROOM 12' 9" x 12' 8" in part 15'6" max. (3.89m x 3.86m in part 4.72m max.) into box bay window to the side elevation. Sealed and vented chimney breast with built-in airing cupboard housing the insulated hot water tank and slatted shelves.

BEDROOM 2 12' 9" x 12' 9" in part 15'4" max(3.89m x 3.89m in part 4.67m max.) into box bay window to the side elevation. Gas fire set on chimney breast. Built in cupboard to the right hand side.

KITCHEN 12' 9" x 6' 4" (3.89m x 1.93m) Picture window overlooking the back garden. Roll edge work surfaces with tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Stainless steel four ring gas hob and 'Bosch' electric fan assisted oven. Range of cupboard and drawer storage and pull out larder cupboard. Space and plumbing for fridge and slimline dishwasher.

SHOWER ROOM 7' 11" x 6' 5" max. (2.41m x 1.96m max.) 'L' shaped. Obscure glazed window to the side. 'Ideal Standard' white wash hand basin with cupboard under, close coupled wc, tiled shower with 'Redring Plus' electrically heated shower.

STOREROOM 5' 0" x 3' 5" (1.52m x 1.04m) A walk-in room with power point, lighting and shelving.

SUN ROOM/UTILITY 17' 8" x 9' 4" (5.38m x 2.84m) Low height walling surmounted by uPVC double glazed windows on three sides. Twin French doors open to the rear. Long views towards Dartmoor. Various power points. Radiator. Work surface with two cupboards under and two spaces and plumbing suitable for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.

EXTERNALLY A narrow drive leads up from Eggbuckland Road past the west side of the property and to the rear. Set elevated above Eggbuckland Road and overlooking Revel Road with long views to farmland in the distance and overlooking Compton Methodist Church. A low maintenance front area with a number of ornamental evergreen bushes. A path leading around to the rear.

At the back a generous size landscaped near level area, largely laid to herringbone pattern paving measuring about 42' wide x average 40' deep including outbuildings and sun room. On one side stands a timber garden shed and on the other stands the:

GARAGE 16' 0" x 9' 3" (4.88m x 2.82m) average. Concrete blockwork under a mono pitched slate covered roof, metal up and over door, power and lighting and adjoining this:

LEAN-TO STORE 17' 0" x 5' 8" approx. (5.18m x 1.73m approx.) Power and lighting.

TENURE: Freehold

COUNCIL TAX BAND: D

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