A bright and well presented one bedroom bungalow on this quiet and ideally located over 60s development in South Brent. Shipley Close is a small development run by Sanctuary Housing and is located a short distance from the bus stop, shops and amenities that the village has to offer which includes a community centre, medical centre and local activities.
South brent The moorland village of South Brent stands in the valley of the River Avon under the southern foothills of Dartmoor National Park and on the northern edge of the lovely South Hams, fifteen miles from the centre of Plymouth.
The village is one with a strong community with two churches, one of which dates back to Norman times, a primary school and a wide variety of shops. There are well-regarded community colleges at Totnes and Ivybridge, approximately eight and five miles distant respectively, and both towns offer a comprehensive range of facilities for the wider community. Some of the finest beaches on the south coast, along with the South West Coast Path, are all within easy reach.
Situated just off the A38 Expressway, the village is well placed for quick access to Plymouth, Torbay and Exeter for which there are regular bus services. Rail services can be found at Ivybridge, approximately five miles distant, offering services to Plymouth, Totnes, Newton Abbot, Exeter St David's and on to Bristol, Cardiff and London.
Sanctuary housing The property is freehold, but part of a Sheltered Housing Scheme. Buyers must be 60 or over and potential buyers will meet the Scheme Manager who lives on site. Payable annually is a peppercorn rent of £1 and a quarterly service charge of approximately £370. This covers a management fee, maintenance of common areas, maintenance of the communal lounge and a sinking fund for emergencies. Benefits include 24 hour on-call service, for which the bungalow is equipped with pull cords in all main rooms, and use of the communal lounge.
Storm porch A storm porch provides some shelter over the front door and a bin store/storage cupboard. A glazed front door leads into the hallway.
Entrance hallway A long hallway provides access to the living room, bedroom and bathroom. With a handy airing cupboard, which houses the water tank and benefits from shelving for storage.
Living room A lovely room with dual aspects of the side communal garden and the rear garden and conservatory. An opening leads into the kitchen.
Kitchen A modern fitted kitchen with a great selection of wall, base and drawer units with a built in electric oven and hob and extractor hood over, a stainless steel sink with drainer, washing machine and a fridge/freezer. The kitchen has been finished with a wood surface, tiled splash back, vinyl flooring and a window looking into the conservatory.
Conservatory A wonderful addition to the bungalow, this glorious room is surrounded by garden to three elevations, providing a warm and sheltered space to enjoy. Constructed of a solid brick base and glazed windows. A door leads out to the rear garden.
Bedroom A spacious double bedroom located at the rear of the house and enjoying a view of the garden.
Bathroom Comprising a white three piece suite to include a bath with shower over, hand basin with vanity unit and WC. The walls are mainly tiled and the floor is covered with vinyl. An obscured glazed window provides natural light.
Outside Located at the end of a quiet path, providing superb access into the village, a small lawned area to the front provides space for some plants. A path leads to the side gate of the rear garden which is mainly paved and low maintenance, with shrubbed and planted borders. A large plastic shed comes with the garden and is a great storage area.
Please note: The land to the side of the bungalow is communal grounds, although not used by other residents.
Services Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property.
Council tax The property is in Council Tax Band A.
The administrative local authority is South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE Tel .
Viewings Strictly by appointment through Luscombe Maye South Brent Office. Opening hours Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm. Bespoke appointments outside normal working hours can be arranged with adequate notice.
Disclaimer Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these sales particulars, they are for guidance purposes only. All measurements are approximate are for general guidance purposes only and whilst every care has been taken to ensure their accuracy, they should not be relied upon and potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements.