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5 bed town house for sale

£1,395,000 Guide price

Montpelier Crescent, Brighton BN1

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Property features

  • Grade II Listed Family Home
  • Rarely Available in Montpelier Crescent
  • Fantastic Period Features with Modern Fittings
  • Front Garden & Front Facing Balcony
  • Rear Garden & Roof Terraces
  • 4/5 Bedrooms & 4 Reception Rooms
  • Viewing Strongly Advised To Appreciate This Stunning Home
  • Garages also available for sale
  • Separate Flat with potential for income.
  • Excellent state and independent schools close by

Property description

Please quote reference 2016662 when enquiring about this property.

This stunningly presented four storey Grade II listed family home has a very attractive Regency balcony fronted facade and is positioned in one of the city’s attractive period Crescents. The property has a versatile layout with the main body of the house being utilised as a family home and the lower ground floor flat currently generating an income through letting, can offer a number of different uses including being converted back to part of the original house. The main house has four bedrooms, two beautiful bathrooms, a ground floor cloakroom/WC, an entrance vestibule, a reception hallway, a west facing lounge, a family sized kitchen/dining arrangement and a utility room. The lower ground floor has its own separate street entrance, a spacious reception hallway, west facing lounge, double bedroom, bathroom, separate kitchen and a patio. There are further outside areas including a sizeable front garden, front facing balcony, rear garden and a sun terrace. The house is ideal proposition for many families bearing in mind the versatility of the accommodation and layout.

Location Location Location!: Formerly referred to as the grandest of Amon Henry Wilds many works, Montpelier Crescent was erected on a cricket ground in 1843-7. Montpelier Crescent is made up of Regency balcony fronted Grade II listed properties positioned just to the south of the Seven Dials within the Clifton Hill Conservation area. Many of Brighton and Hove city centre amenities are within striking distance including the historic Laines, the Royal Pavilion and of course the waterfront. Bus services pass close by forwarding access to many other parts of the city including the Marina to the east and Shoreham to the west. Brighton station is also just a short distance away making this an ideal home for commuters. The house is also well positioned in terms of shops, public houses, bars and restaurants being within walking distance and of course the beach and Hove Lawns is just at the bottom of the road, there are good and outstanding schools within the local area. Brighton College, one of the leading UK schools, is also close by..


Ground floor details


Front Door:
That opens into:

Entrance Vestibule: 6’10 x 4’10
With a decorative dado rail (a theme that continues throughout much of the rest of the house), 9’9 high ceiling (once again continuing throughout the ground and first floor), low level meter/storage cupboard, glazed inner door opening into:

Reception Hallway: 18’0 x 5’4
With a useful under stairs storage cupboard, wall mounted central heating thermostat, doors to various rooms including:

Drawing Room/Lounge: 15’9 x 13’7
Enjoying a fabulous westerly aspect, this room has a beautiful fire surround with a granite hearth, floral tiled insert and display mantle over. There are shelves positioned either side of the chimney breast with a useful storage cupboard to one side, there is attractive ceiling coving, an expanse of stripped wooden flooring, covered radiator, twin front facing sash windows with cleverly concealed original shutters.

Family Sized Kitchen/Dining Arrangement: 19’6 x 13’0
A beautiful handcrafted kitchen with contrasting granite work surfaces comprising a large number of wall mounted cupboards including a glass fronted display cabinet with an even larger number of matching base and drawer units below, there is also a matching centrally positioned island unit with a Britannia six burner twin oven range style cooker built into the chimney breast, numerous integrated appliances including a dishwasher, two fridges and a separate freezer, there is a twin bowl white ceramic sink with a period style mixer tap, matching granite up stands, ceiling spotlights, once again a high ceiling with original coving, a very attractive tiled floor, a covered radiator, wall light point, plenty of space for a dining table and chairs and a window overlooking the outside area to the rear.

Utility Room: 13’5 max x 8’0
Continuation of the flooring from the kitchen, units in the utility room matching those in the kitchen, this time around there is solid wooden work surface beneath which is an under mounted Butler sink with a mixer tap, plumbing and space for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer, ceiling spotlights, high ceiling with original coving, attractive leaded light stained glass window, wall mounted cupboard, radiator, tongue and grooved panelled walls, door to the garden, off of this room there is a small patio garden which has power and an outside tap further door to:

Cloakroom/WC:
Which has a white suite comprising a low level flush WC, wash stand with a circular wash basin, mixer tap and cupboard beneath, white ceramic wall tiling, continuation of the tiled floor from both the kitchen and utility room, a radiator, high level Baxi gas fired boiler and a window with a leaded light stained glass insert.


First floor details


Landing Area:
Approached via a beautiful turned staircase and handrail, this area has a radiator, doors to various rooms including:

Bedroom 1: 16’3 x 12’9
With a radiator, once again a high ceiling with original coving, a window with shutters positioned over, door to:
Walk-in-Wardrobe / Dressing Room: 12’3 x 5’6
Extensive range of full height built in wardrobe cupboards and shelving providing a large amount of hanging and storage space
En-Suite Bathroom: 12’8 x 7’5
A beautiful handcrafted en-suite bathroom with white fitments, these include a panel enclosed double ended bath with a mixer tap and granite surround, there is also a large step in shower enclosure with a curved screen and chrome mains shower, there is also a low level flush WC and a stone wash basin surrounded by a mirrored dresser style unit with drawers and cupboards beneath, there is also a tiled floor, ceiling spotlights and a leaded light stained glass window.

Reception Room / Bedroom 2: 15’7 x 13’8
A beautiful room with the focal point of two full height sash windows overlooking the front of the property and in turn Montpelier Crescent itself, the windows have attractive concealed shutters and fully operational sashes. There is also an attractive fire surround with a granite hearth and a display mantle over, shelving and storage built into one side of the chimney breast, a high ceiling with original coving, an expanse of stripped wooden flooring, twin radiators, archway through to:
Study Area / Dressing Area: 17’3 max x 5’6
Having a continuation of the wooden flooring, high ceiling with spotlights, built in shelving, space for a desk, inspirational front facing window.


Second floor details


Landing Area:
With a covered radiator, high level Velux window, hatch affording access into the loft, doors to further rooms including:

Bedroom 3: 15’7 x 13’7
Two wall light points, high ceiling with original coving, covered radiator, twin front facing windows with cleverly concealed and fully operational sashes and shutters.

Bedroom 4: 16’9 x 12’10
Once again having a bank of built in wardrobe cupboards providing a large amount of hanging and storage space with additional overhead storage, there is a radiator, both a window and glazed double doors leading out onto a sun terrace.

Family Bathroom: 14’7 x 6’0
Sensational mix of both period and contemporary white fitments comprising a double ended free standing claw foot roll top bath with a central mixer tap and hand shower attachment, there are also two Heritage period style radiators, an Althea contemporary sink once again with a mixer tap and mirrored splashback, there is a low level flush WC, an entirely separate tiled step in shower enclosure with a fixed head chrome mains shower. This room also has very attractive tiling, contrasting floor tiles, ceiling spotlights, innovative storage and a shuttered window.


Outside details


Front Garden:
Sizeable area of formal frontage, there is a pathway leading to the front door and steps down to the lower ground floor flat.

Rear Sun Terrace:
Accessed via bedroom four, an enclosed sun terrace with room for a table and chairs and various plants and tubs etc, this terrace also provides a view over neighbouring Clifton Hill and Powis Road.

Nb. The vendors of the property currently own garages in an adjoining road which are available for purchase as part of separate negotiations.


Outside details


Front Garden:
Sizeable area of formal frontage, there is a pathway leading to the front door and steps down to the lower ground floor flat.

Rear Sun Terrace:
Accessed via bedroom four, an enclosed sun terrace with room for a table and chairs and various plants and tubs etc, this terrace also provides a view over neighbouring Clifton Hill and Powis Road.

Nb. The vendors of the property currently own garages in an adjoining road which are available for purchase as part of separate negotiations.
Additional information:
Property style: Listed

Please quote reference 2016662 when enquiring about this property.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £400,943 Sales 1,037 Current average value £417,584 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £14,984 ▲ 3.72%

Property value data/graphs for BN1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £691,003 £446 3.8 £671,041
Semi-detached £465,941 £435 3.4 £466,330
Terraced £496,540 £518 3.2 £496,768
Flats £280,090 £479 1.7 £272,634

Current asking prices in BN1

Average: £476,024
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £134,333
(3)
£427,430
(15)
£467,529
(67)
£575,661
(52)
£964,103
(19)
Flats £242,272
(54)
£343,393
(54)
£572,912
(12)
£595,000
(1)
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All £236,591
(57)
£361,662
(69)
£483,537
(79)
£576,025
(53)
£964,103
(19)

Current asking rents in BN1

Average: £1,406 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £708 pcm
(7)
£1,545 pcm
(10)
£1,560 pcm
(19)
£2,391 pcm
(13)
£2,514 pcm
(13)
Flats £912 pcm
(108)
£1,338 pcm
(109)
£2,031 pcm
(14)
£2,280 pcm
(4)
£2,708 pcm
(1)
All £900 pcm
(115)
£1,356 pcm
(119)
£1,760 pcm
(33)
£2,365 pcm
(17)
£2,528 pcm
(14)

Fun facts for BN1

Highest value in BN1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Dyke Road Avenue £1,469,458
Withdean Road £1,465,478
Powis Villas £1,107,611
Surrenden Crescent £1,017,241
Ship Street £975,848
Highest turnover in BN1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
London Terrace 50.0%
Withdean Avenue 50.0%
St. Andrews Road 47.1%
Terminus Place 45.5%
Withdean Rise 42.9%

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Nearby transport

  • Brighton (0.3 miles)
  • London Road (Brighton) (0.8 miles)
  • Hove (1.1 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (6.5 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (22.1 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (46.9 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (9.3 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (31.3 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (31.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Mary Magdalen Catholic Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Paul's CofE Primary School and Nursery (0.3 miles)
  • Brunswick Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (0.4 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (0.5 miles)
  • City College Brighton and Hove (0.6 miles)
  • Brighton and Hove High School (0.2 miles)
  • Cardinal Newman Catholic School (0.7 miles)
  • The Montessori Place (0.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,973 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 139,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,452 /mo Find available rates

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £650,000 Contents value up to £65,000 Average insurance cost £34/mo (£403/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £54 Electricity £59 Estimated energy cost £113/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19200 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Brighton and Hove

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £314 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £21 Sewerage £39 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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