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Chardstock, AXMINSTER, EX13

Asking price £495,000, 4 bedrooms, Detached Bungalow,

Features: Agent’s wording:
Situated in Chardstock a rural tranquil village on the Devon/ Dorset /Somerset borders. This individual detached bungalow has a self contained studio annex and detached oak framed garage.




Chardstock is a tranquil rural village in the Blackdown Hills area of outstanding natural beauty, on the Devon, Dorset and Somerset borders about 10 miles from the Lyme Bay Jurassic Coast. The village has a well stocked post office/ village store, a popular and historic pub the George Inn, parish church, village hall and primary school. The towns of Chard and Axminster are both about 5 miles distance offering a further range of shops, supermarkets, banks and other facilities.

Having been built for the present owner The Walnut Tree is an individual detached bungalow, situated off a private driveway and a short walk of the village centre, local pub and post office, with views over the south facing garden towards the village church and the country side beyond. The Walnut Tree has driveways and parking to both the front and rear of the property. The latter provides access to the self contained studio annexe, ideally suited as additional accommodation, office space or letting potential. Planning permission has been granted to create a double garage adjoining the annex. To the front of the property an oak framed open fronted garage and store also has existing planning permission to be converted to provide additional self contained accommodation. The well maintained accommodation with uPVC wood grain effect double glazed windows and propane gas central heating throughout briefly comprises, entrance hallway, living room opening to impressive sun lounge with high ceiling, velux windows and views, separate dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with light oak fitted units and utility room. The master bedroom has built in wardrobes and en suite shower, two further bedroom, family bathroom and study. (The planning permissions mentioned above have now lapsed).

Directions: From Axminster take the A358 towards Chard. In Tytherleigh, just before The Tytherleigh Arms public house turn left sign posted to Chardstock. On entering the village passing the Post Office continue for approximately 200 yards with the private road way being found on the right hand side. Identified by the name plate of The Walnut Tree. Continuing up this private driveway The Walnut Tree will be found on the left hand side.

The accommodation, with approximate measurements, comprises:-

Front entrance door with glazed side panel to ENTRANCE HALLWAY. Cloaks cupboard with fitted hanging rail and shelf, further cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder. Two radiators, hatch to loft space. Closed panel door to :

LIVING ROOM: 20'7" x 13' 6" (6.27m x 4.11m ). Living flame coal effect gas fire with brick surround and paved hearth. Timber mantel extending to display shelves. TV point. Two Radiators. Double glazed window to side. Double glazed sliding patio door opening to :

CONSERVATORY: 22'5" x 15'5" (6.83m x 4.7m). With southerly views across the garden, village and country side beyond. This impressive conservatory has uPVC double glazed windows and two sets of double doors opening to the garden. The high pitched wood panel ceiling has velux windows and spot lights. Laminate wood flooring, wall lights and air conditioning unit.

From living room glazed panel door to:

DINING ROOM: 14'4" x 9'8" (4.37m x 2.95m). uPVC double glazed window to rear. Two wall lights . Radiator

KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM: 14'3 x 10'6" (4.34m x 3.2m). Fitted with a comprehensive range of light oak units comprising base cupboards and draws matching wall cupboards and end display shelves. Concealed dishwasher and fridge. Worksurface with inset electric hob and extractor hood above, built in double oven and microwave. Inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with tiled surround. Wood flooring. Radiator. uPVC double glazed window to rear. Door to :

UTILITY ROOM: 8'5" x 7'1" (2.57m x 2.16m). Fitted with base cupboards and wall units, with work surface. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall mounted high efficiency condensing gas boiler, providing central heating and hot water. Tiled floor. uPVC double glazed window and door to rear.

MASTER BEDROOM:14'11" x 12'4" (4.55m x 3.76m). uPVC double glazed window. Built in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors fitted hanging rails and shelves. Recess spotlight. Telephone point. Radiator.

EN SUITE: Fitted with corner shower with glazed door and side screen. WC. Recess wash hand basin with fitted cupboards below. Tiled surround. Shaver point and light. Radiator. Obscure upvc double glazed window. Wood panel ceiling with recess spotlights. Tiled floor.

BEDROOM TWO: 13'3" x 9'9" (4.04m x 2.97m). uPVC double glazed window with views to the front of the property. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE: 9'9" x 8'6" (2.97m x 2.59m). uPVC double glazed window with views to the front of property. Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with coloured suite comprising WC panelled bath, with mixer tap and shower attachment. Inset wash hand basin with fitted cupboard below. Part tiled walls and tiled floor. Wood panelled ceiling with recess spotlights. Heated towel rail. Extractor. Obscured uPVC double glazed window.

STUDY: 9'9" x 6'10" (2.97m x 2.08m).
uPVC double glazed window with views to the front of the property. Telephone point. Built in cupboard with fitted shelves.

SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE: 17'9" x 16'5" (5.41m x 5m). Overall measurement . uPVC double glazed front entrance door. Two uPVC double glazed windows to front and side. Two additional velux windows. Open plan living area with kitchen comprising modern cream shaker style units comprising base cupboard and drawers with matching wall cupboards. Work surface extends to breakfast bar, inset electric hob with chimney style stainless steel cooker hood above. Built in oven. Inset sink unit. Spot lights and concealed lighting. LIVING/ BEDROOM AREA: With laminate wood flooring. Radiator. TV point. SHOWER ROOM:Fitted with large shower with glazed sliding door. Inset wash hand basin with cupboards below and fitted shelves,mirror and lighting above. WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.Tiled floor.

OUTSIDE: Approached over a private road way.Timber gate opens to gravelled private driveway and turning area providing parking. Oak framed open fronted garage provides under cover parking for two vehicles and additional store with window and stable door. Fitted light and power. Steps and path in turn lead to front entrance door. Outside light. Enclosed front garden comprises terraced lawn further timber gate to provide access from the private road to the rear of the bungalow with additional parking and access to the annex. An area of lawn extends across the rear boundary. Outside lights. Tap and gas storage tank.

SERVICES: All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: East Devon District Council. We are advised this property is band F

AGENTS NOTE: Please note that the floor plan below is not to scale and is to be used for identification purposes only. The planning permissions mentioned have now lapsed please ocntact the agent for further details.

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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