4 bed semi-detached house for sale

£545,000

Borstal Road, Rochester ME1

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Property description

Located in one of the most prestigious roads in Rochester with panoramic views over the River Medway, is this impressive and spacious late Victorian four bedroomed semi-detached house. The current owners have improved this home to offer a stunning bespoke fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and granite worktops, four reception rooms, a study, four double bedrooms, off road parking and an attractive landscaped garden, again with westerly River views. Rochester historic High Street with restaurants, coffee shops, Castle and Cathedral are approximately half a mile distance, good quality schooling both private and state are within easy reach as are pre-school facilities. For commuters the high speed service from Rochester station is approximately a 20 minute walk, for motorists there are good access roads the A2, M2 and M20, with Bluewater Shopping Centre and Ebbsfleet International railway station being approximately a 20 minute drive. Your internal viewing is essential to appreciate this fabulous family home.

Entrance door to Entrance Porch, original coloured mosaic tiled flooring

Part glazed entrance door to entrance hall: Sash windows to side and stairs to first floor and to lower ground floor, radiator, plaster cornice and ceiling rose

cloakroom: Sash window to side, low level w.C, pedestal wash hand basin, gas boiler for central heating and hot water, radiator

living room: 18’3 x 12’8, square bay sash window to front, red marble fireplace with inset coloured tiling and fitted coal effect gas fire, radiator, picture rail, plaster cornice and ceiling rose

dining room: 16’10 x 12’6, sash windows to rear overlooking River Medway, plaster cornice, picture rail, radiator, door to

study: 7’ x 5’6, arched casement window to rear overlooking River Medway, radiator, picture rail

first floor landing: Stairs to second floor, sash window to side, radiator, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, plaster cornice

bedroom one: 15’2 x 10’2 plus wardrobes, sash bay window to front, radiator, fitted wardrobes incorporating wash hand basin with vanity unit under and shower cubicle with Mira mainsfed shower

bedroom two: 12’8 x 12’5, sash window to rear overlooking River, radiator, built-in original wardrobe, dado rail

bedroom three: 12’5 x 8’9, sash window to rear overlooking River Medway, radiator, fitted wardrobes to one wall, dado rail, fitted shelving

bathroom: Sash windows to front, wash hand basin in vanity cupboard, panelled bath with mainsfed Aqualisa power shower over and screen, low level w.C, extractor fan, ceramic tiled walls, cast iron style radiator

second floor landing: Walk-in storage cupboard

bedroom four: 16’4 x 11’7, double glazed window to rear with views over River Medway, radiator, access to eaves storage area

lower ground floor hall: Door to side, radiator

cloakroom: Low level w.C

kitchen: 14’4 x 12’6, double glazed wooden sash window to front, bespoke fitted kitchen, range of wall and base cupboards, oak painted doors, granite worktops with inset twin bowl sinks, built-in dishwasher and fridge, two built-in ovens and microwave, five ring gas hob with stainless steel and glass canopy extractor over, Italian porcelain tile flooring, spotlights and underlighting, radiator in cover, door to

breakfast room: 16’ x 10’9, French doors to garden, coal effect gas fire with fireplace surround, picture rail, radiator in cover, original alcove cupboards, ‘one step’ wood effect flooring

sitting room: 12’2 x 10’1, sash window and glazed door to rear, open fire with mantelpiece surround, original alcove display cupboard, radiator, plaster cornice, picture rail

cellar room: Plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer, light & power, shelving

exterior: Front: Driveway for one car, path to entrance and side gate with access to rear garden: Full width slate terrace with brick retaining wall, steps down to two terraces, shale and beds, lawn and walled boundaries, flower and shrub beds, trees, west facing overlooking River Medway, outside tap, shed and greenhouse.
ME1 Zed-Index
£215,868 £381,167 £230,482 £188,192 £159,386

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Value change
£8,114 (3.91%) £13,121 (6.47%) £14,199 (7.04%) £21,472 (11.04%) £23,839 (12.41%) £21,150 (10.86%) £37,018 (20.70%)
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Avg. price paid: £197,107
No. of property sales: 461
Avg. price paid: £193,519
No. of property sales: 1,289
Avg. price paid: £187,852
No. of property sales: 1,987
Avg. price paid: £184,471
No. of property sales: 2,884
Avg. price paid: £133,592
No. of property sales: 11,194

Avg. asking price in ME1: £272,420
No. of properties for sale in ME1: 146
Avg. asking rent in ME1: £1,350 pcm
No. of properties to rent in ME1: 67

Property value data/graphs for ME1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £381,167 £255 3.8 £358,489
Semi-detached £230,482 £218 3.2 £214,318
Terraced £188,192 £211 2.9 £177,773
Flats £159,386 £237 1.8 £134,440

Current asking prices in ME1

Avg. current asking prices in ME1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £116,665
(3)
£174,779
(23)
£277,173
(46)
£355,321
(28)
£604,286
(7)
Flats £115,700
(10)
£164,722
(18)
£233,748
(2)
£181,667
(3)
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All £115,923
(13)
£170,364
(41)
£275,364
(48)
£338,516
(31)
£604,286
(7)

Current asking rents in ME1

Avg. current asking prices in ME1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £563 pcm
(2)
£799 pcm
(3)
£827 pcm
(7)
£1,199 pcm
(7)
£1,450 pcm
(2)
Flats £553 pcm
(11)
£773 pcm
(16)
£1,125 pcm
(2)
- -
All £555 pcm
(13)
£777 pcm
(19)
£893 pcm
(9)
£1,199 pcm
(7)
£1,450 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for ME1

Highest value in ME1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Boley Hill £1,081,734
The Precinct £1,025,056
Wouldham Road £793,414
Minor Canon Row £697,932
Priestfields £581,642
Highest turnover in ME1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Thomas Street 46.5%
Brambletree Cottages 38.9%
Hybrid Close 37.5%
Esplanade 37.1%
Horsley Road 37.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Rochester (0.9 miles)
  • Chatham (1.2 miles)
  • Strood (Kent) (1.3 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (15.9 miles)
  • London City Airport (20.8 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (33.6 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (7.1 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (7.4 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (19.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St William of Perth Roman Catholic Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • St Andrew's School (Rochester) (0.5 miles)
  • St Peters' Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • The Rochester Grammar School (0.6 miles)
  • Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School (0.6 miles)
  • Rochester Independent College (0.8 miles)
  • The Cedars School (0.3 miles)
  • Trinity School (0.8 miles)
  • King's Rochester (0.8 miles)
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  • Spencer Morsley Carpets & Flooring in Carpet Fitter
    01634 304694
    11 Warden Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2JL
    0.07 miles from this property
  • Boyd's Electrical Ltd in Electronic Shop
    01634 832477
    80 Priestfields, Rochester, Kent ME1 3AB
    0.09 miles from this property
  • Isherwoods Building Contractors in Builder
    07875 576535
    6 Bridge Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2JN
    0.09 miles from this property
  • Boyds Electrical Ltd in Electronic Shop
    01634 832477
    80 Priestfields, Rochester, Kent ME1 3AB
    0.09 miles from this property
  • B & B Decorative Services in Painters & Decorators
    07814 068495
    25 Dale Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2JP
    0.16 miles from this property
  • C R H Services in Bathroom Designer
    01634 322126
    206b Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3EJ
    0.17 miles from this property
  • P T C Kitchens in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01634 401188
    120 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3DT
    0.22 miles from this property
  • Urban Handyman in Electronic Shop
    01634 386770
    Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3DT
    0.22 miles from this property
  • P A B Plumbing & Heating Services in Plumbers
    01634 880368
    18 Pickwick Crescent, Rochester, Kent ME1 2HZ
    0.25 miles from this property
  • Adams Property Services in Carpenters & Joiners
    01634 813289
    2 Pickwick Crescent, Rochester, Kent ME1 2HZ
    0.25 miles from this property
  • Urban Handyman in Builder
    01634 386770
    Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3DT
    0.25 miles from this property
  • Phil Knights Electrical Ltd in Electronic Shop
    01634 402265
    25 Cowdrey Close, Borstal, Rochester, Kent ME1 3NU
    0.30 miles from this property
  • Harmer Heating Ltd in Gas Engineers
    01634 681015
    1 Secretan Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3NR
    0.35 miles from this property
  • Green Light Home Improvements in Double Glazing Installer
    0800 328 6467
    103 Valley View Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3NX
    0.36 miles from this property
  • Bromley Flooring in Flooring Services
    07973 345296
    48 Cavendish Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2HN
    0.36 miles from this property
  • Gerald Baron in Plumbers
    01634 402156
    42 St Williams Way, Rochester, Kent ME1 2PD
    0.38 miles from this property
  • G S Plumbing in Property Maintenance Services
    01634 830726
    14 Richard Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 2EB
    0.40 miles from this property
  • J K Building Services in Builder
    01634 322297
    44 May Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2HY
    0.40 miles from this property
  • Mabbo Locksmiths in Locksmiths
    07828 310308
    50 Amherst Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2AR
    0.44 miles from this property
  • Gerald Baron in Plumbers
    01634 402156
    42 St Williams Way, Rochester, Kent ME1 2PD
    0.45 miles from this property
  • S Morris & Son in Builder
    01634 845725
    Cookham Farm, Hill Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3NN
    0.46 miles from this property
  • B P Ware Plumbing & Heating in Plumbers
    01634 828360
    238 City Way, Rochester, Kent ME1 2BN
    0.46 miles from this property
  • Alexander Plumbing & Heating in Boiler Repair & Servicer
    01634 405445
    32 Borstal Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 3HL
    0.51 miles from this property
  • R Colley in Roofing Contractors
    01634 812421
    20d Mooring Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2PN
    0.55 miles from this property
  • Helena McKeown in Interior Designers
    01634 844722
    195 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3ES
    0.56 miles from this property
  • S M G Building Solutions Ltd in Builder
    01634 826525
    31 The Close, Rochester, Kent ME1 1SD
    0.57 miles from this property
  • M Tweedley in Plasterers
    01634 845798
    125 Blenheim Avenue, Chatham, Kent ME4 6UR
    0.58 miles from this property
  • Knight & Day Security Systems Ltd in Electronic Shop
    01634 817123
    16 Carpenters Close, Rochester, Kent ME1 2QH
    0.61 miles from this property
  • Gallery Interiors Ltd in Builder
    01634 787343
    1 Gordon Terrace, Rochester, Kent ME1 1SB
    0.64 miles from this property
  • 3 Flow Drainage in Drainage Contractor
    01634 817328
    402 City Way, Rochester, Kent ME1 2BQ
    0.65 miles from this property

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