2 bedroom flat for sale

£174,950

Benson Gardens, Truro TR1

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Property description

A spacious 2 bedroom first floor apartment located a short, level walk from the city centre. With allocated, covered, off street parking and well kept communal garden areas.

Property Information

General Description
The front door opens into an l-shaped hall with a spacious built in Utility Cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine. The remainder of the accommodation comprises a fully fitted Kitchen, spacious and light Living/Dining Room, Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2 and the Bathroom. Owners benefit from an allocated, covered, off street parking space, and access to the communal gardens, boarded loft space and communal washing drying facilities in addition to those in the flat.

Heating and Glazing
Electric storage heaters. Fully double glazed.

Services
Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Floor Area
Total approximate floor area: 66.7 square metres (718 square feet).

Situation
The property is located on the first floor of the Benson Gardens development situated a short, relatively level walk from the city centre. The Cathedral city of Truro has access to the County's leading range of retail, business, leisure, schooling and medical facilities together with a main line rail link between Penzance and London Paddington.

Tenure
Leasehold.

Leasehold Details
999 years from 1 January 1974. The ground rent is £20 pa. The vendors report the current annual service charge to be £1400. We understand this covers: Window cleaning, buildings insurance, periodic external decoration, grounds maintenance and repairs to those parts of the structure for which the Company is responsible. These details should be checked by a qualified conveyancing professional.

Council Tax
Council Tax band C. Local Cornwall Council general line number to clarify.

Accommodation

Hall
l-shaped. Night storage heater. Built in utility cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine.

Kitchen
3.41m x 2.05m (11' 2" x 6' 9") max. Range of matching fitted wall and base units. Fitted worktops, inset sink with waste disposal and drainer. Window to the front. Semi open plan with the Lounge/Dining Room.

Lounge/Dining Room
5.51m x 4.11m (18' 1" x 13' 6") max. Spacious and light room with two windows to the rear and a night storage heater.

Bedroom 1
3.85m x 4.27m (12' 8" x 14' 0") max. Range of built in wardrobes and storage, two windows to the rear.

Bedroom 2
3.20m x 3.27m (10' 6" x 10' 9") max. Built in wardrobe and further storage, two windows to the front.

Bathroom
2.13m x 1.95m (7' x 6' 5") White suite comprising a panelled bath, WC and pedestal hand basin. Tiled walls. Window to the front.

Outside

Communal Gardens and Allocated Parking
Beautifully kept communal gardens to the front, side and in the courtyard of the development. One covered allocated parking space. In addition there is provision for visitor parking.

Property Ref:84_1733_3264385
TR1 Zed-Index
£243,560 £326,735 £213,609 £204,493 £189,438

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Value change
£3,308 (1.38%) £7,831 (3.32%) £16,938 (7.47%) £4,585 (1.92%) £11,088 (4.77%) £6,272 (2.64%) £20,656 (9.27%)
from 
Avg. price paid: £226,347
No. of property sales: 357
Avg. price paid: £226,964
No. of property sales: 1,007
Avg. price paid: £225,706
No. of property sales: 1,739
Avg. price paid: £231,947
No. of property sales: 2,440
Avg. price paid: £166,823
No. of property sales: 8,087

Avg. asking price in TR1: £302,482
No. of properties for sale in TR1: 220
Avg. asking rent in TR1: £721 pcm
No. of properties to rent in TR1: 53

Property value data/graphs for TR1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £326,735 £216 3.7 £299,090
Semi-detached £213,609 £221 3.1 £207,587
Terraced £204,493 £217 2.9 £207,852
Flats £189,438 £304 1.9 £177,783

Current asking prices in TR1

Avg. current asking prices in TR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £192,475
(30)
£264,205
(51)
£365,441
(53)
£500,791
(23)
Flats £138,739
(14)
£196,237
(35)
- - -
All £138,739
(14)
£194,501
(65)
£264,205
(51)
£365,441
(53)
£500,791
(23)

Current asking rents in TR1

Avg. current asking prices in TR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £451 pcm
(1)
£679 pcm
(14)
£773 pcm
(7)
- £1,499 pcm
(1)
Flats £586 pcm
(9)
£680 pcm
(13)
£676 pcm
(1)
- £1,499 pcm
(1)
All £572 pcm
(10)
£679 pcm
(27)
£761 pcm
(8)
- £1,499 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for TR1

Highest value in TR1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Malpas £568,586
Trewinnard Grove £540,322
Knoll Park £516,883
The Parade £508,639
The Avenue £497,478
Highest turnover in TR1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Campfield Hill 53.8%
Pauls Terrace 41.7%
Trehaverne Vean 40.0%
Benson Gardens 40.0%
Trebartha Road 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Truro (0.6 miles)
  • Perranwell (4.4 miles)
  • Penryn (Cornwall) (7.2 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (79.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (108.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (127.8 miles)
  • Tolverne Ferry Landing (3.3 miles)
  • Trelisick Ferry Landing (3.6 miles)
  • Philleigh King Harry Ferry Landing (3.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Archbishop Benson CofE Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Mary's CofE School, Truro (0.3 miles)
  • Bosvigo School (0.5 miles)
  • St Michael's Catholic Secondary School (0.3 miles)
  • Truro School (0.6 miles)
  • Truro High School (0.7 miles)
  • Curnow School (8.0 miles)
  • Doubletrees School (15.8 miles)
  • St Piran's School (17.6 miles)

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