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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Ballacraine Drive, Ripley, DE5


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A Well constructed dormer bungalow in a good location, that needs some modernization, but provides a unique opportunities for the creation of a further bedroom and ensuite...This unique detached dormer bungalow is situated in this central location within Ripley, close to a good selection of amenities, including local schools, bus routes, Ripley town centre and great motorway and road links. This property was built in the 1960's and has since undergone some renovation works. Currently set out as two bedrooms with a lounge/diner, conservatory and 3rd reception room that was originally a third bedroom. This family home offers a great balance of spacious living accommodation and a great location! In addition it offers a good sized kitchen, well appointed shower room, a good amount of storage space and pleasant gardens to the front and rear. This property would benefit from a general scheme of modernisation and has great potential for anyone wanting to put their own stamp onto their next home! There is potential for the creation of a further bedroom and bathroom on the upper floor, within the existing structure. This space is at present used as a large storage area. There is no upward chain and the property is available to view immediately.... This property offers excellent value to anyone who wants a great family home. EPC grade D.


With glass panels and a glass door leading into the property. There is a window to the side elevation, and a cupboard.

Hallway 11' 3" (at widest point) x 15' 8" (at widest point) (3.43m (at widest point) x 4.78m (at widest point) )

A large hallway with an open tread staircase to the first floor, access to the lounge/diner, kitchen, family bathroom, reception room/bedroom three, conservatory, bedroom one and inner hallway leading to the integral garage. There are two useful storage cupboards with shelving and hanging space. There are two radiators and a feature window looking into the lounge area.

Lounge / Diner 16' 4" (at widest point) x 15' 6" (at widest point) (4.98m (at widest point) x 4.72m (at widest point) )

With slate fireplace with ornament recesses, made to measure wooden TV unit and display cabinet. Windows to the front and side elevations allowing in lots of natural light, radiator and warm air heating, space for a formal dining area and a serving hatch to the kitchen.

Kitchen 14' 3" x 7' 9" (4.34m x 2.36m )

A large and well appointed kitchen with a range of appliances, including a NEFF eye level oven, Siemens Topline eye level microwave, Baumatic electric hob with AEG cooker hood above. There is a one and three quarter sink and drainer, tiled splashbacks, radiator, practical vinyl flooring, radiator, windows to the side and rear elevations allowing lots of natural light into this spacious kitchen. There is a useful breakfast bar with serving hatch into the lounge/diner, a good amount of storage and work surface area, there is also space for a dishwasher. The Kitchen would benefit would benefit from upgrading.

Shower Room

A good sized space, fitted with a white suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set into an attractive birch effect unit with marble effect top, double shower with glass screen, wall cabinet and radiator, shaver point, vinyl flooring, tiles to the walls and a privacy window to the rear elevation.

Reception Room / Bedroom 8' 9" x 11' 1" (2.67m x 3.38m )

A good sized room with sliding patio doors onto the conservatory. There is a radiator, and decorative wall lights.

Conservatory 8' 4" x 11' 3" (2.54m x 3.43m )

With a tiled floor, sliding doors onto the rear garden, with a power and light supply.

Rear Hallway

Leading from the main hallway, giving access to the conservatory, and utility cupboard with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, with a tiled floor and power and light supply. The garage can also be accessed from this hallway via an internal door.

Garage 19' 8" x 9' 2" (6m x 2.8m )

This extra long garage has an electric up and over door, and space for a workshop area/white goods storage area.

Bedroom 11' 9" x 12' 3" (at widest point) (3.58m x 3.73m (at widest point) )

A light and bright room, with a good amount of storage space in the full height fitted wardrobes. In addition there is a sliding door to more hanging/shelving space. There is a window to the front elevation and a radiator.


With access to bedroom two, a door to a useful, shelved storage cupboard and a separate cupboard housing the wall mounted Baxi Boiler, with additional storage space.

Bedroom 10' 9" x 10' 4" (plus wardrobe space) (3.28m x 3.15m (plus wardrobe space) )

With a window to the side elevation, sliding wardrobe doors to eaves storage, radiator and wall lights.

Existing Loft Space 16' 8" (maximum) x 12' 5" (maximum) (5.08m (maximum) x 3.78m (maximum) )

This good space is currently used as a storage area but it would make a fantastic master bedroom with an ensuite, or separate bathroom. There are some works required to transform it into a master bedroom with ensuite, including the installation of a window/roof light, boarding to the walls, shower room or bathroom and redecoration in order to maximise this opportunity. This room does have great potential!


To the front of the property there is a large driveway which has space for at least 2 cars, and access to the garage with electric up and over door. A pathway leads to the front of this family home and an additional pathway leads to the side of the property and onto the rear garden via a side gate. There is a lawned area with a selection of seasonal shrubs to the front garden and a delightful rear garden with pleasant patio area, which would be a lovely place to sit and enjoy the afternoon sun! There is a good sized lawned area with planted and shale borders. This property provides unique opportunities to create either an additional bedroom and shower room, or an office space, with the existing structural framework of the bungalow.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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19 September 2016


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