Situation Shipley Close is a delightful small cul-de-sac of retirement properties, within walking distance of the centre of South Brent. This large and desirable moorland village provides a small range of good quality shops, doctors surgery, thriving community centre, primary school, noted local inns and an historic parish church. Situated within the beautiful Dartmoor National Park, the village is highly accessible with easy access to the A38 Devon Expressway, linking Plymouth, Exeter and beyond. The nearby towns of Tones and Ivybridge are about 7 and 5 miles respectively.
Accomodation Enclosed porch to lobby with louvre door to storage cupboard and service meters. Inner door to:
Entrance hall Cupboard with Ariston unvented hot water heater. Doors to:
Sitting room 12' 5" x 11' 7" (3.78m x 3.53m) Rear aspect room with door to:
Conservatory 13' 2" x 6' 0" (4.01m x 1.83m) UPVC with door to garden.
Kitchen 7' 8" x 7' 4" (2.34m x 2.24m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units, sink, plumbing for washing machine, appliance space, integrated electric oven and hob, worksurfaces.
Bedroom 17' 1" x 7' 10" (5.21m x 2.39m) Rear aspect room with built-in mirror-fronted wardrobe. Door to:
Shower room Curved cubicle with electric shower unit, pedestal washbasin, WC.
Outside To the front of the bungalow is a lawn area with a level pathway to the front door. A wooden gate to the side leads to a private paved garden providing ample room for a patio table and chairs and lots of space for colourful pots and tubs. Outside water tap.
Services Mains electricity, water and drainage.
Sanctuary housing The property is freehold, but part of a Sheltered Housing Scheme. Buyers must be 60 years of age 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.
Council tax The property is in Council Tax Band A and the amount payable for the year 2018/19 is £1,216.08.
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 9.00am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9.00 am - 1.00pm. Bespoke appointments outside normal working hours can be arranged with adequate notice.
Agents note Please note that the floorplan shows a bathroom where there is now a shower room, as described in the text.