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2 bed flat for sale

£229,000

The Laurels, 57 Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

An extremely well presented, two bedroomed, ground floor apartment being offered with a gas central heating system, uPVC double glazing and the remainder of a ten year blp guarantee. Other notable features are oak veneer doors, laminate, carpet and tiled flooring.

The accommodation boasts an open plan living room/kitchen with double glazed French doors and bay window, whilst the kitchen area has integrated appliances that include a ceramic hob, oven, extractor hood, dishwasher fridge and freezer. The master bedroom enjoys an en-suite bathroom, whilst the second bedroom has a spacious fitted wardrobe and there is also a very generous shower room.

To the exterior, there is an allocated car parking space as well as visitors' parking section and communal grounds which are essentially laid to lawn.

The apartment is ideal for those wishing to acquire a home close to the city centre's facilities and providing an easy style of living and therefore, an internal inspection is highly recommended.

Note: The apartment is currently let at £800pcm and would prove an excellent investment in the Truro property market.


Leasehold
- 999 years from 2013.



Service charge £1,200 per annum including garden maintenance, buildings insurance, management costs and lighting of common parts. Preliminary details.



The Accommodation Comprises

Entrance Hallway
With uPVC double glazed front entrance door, laminate flooring, radiator, ceiling downlights, recessed cloaks cupboard with hanging rail.

Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen
10' 11" x 9' 8" (3.34m x 2.94m) measured wall to wall in kitchen area and 19' x 12' 6" (5.80m x 3.81m) not including bay window in living room. Attractive uPVC double glazed bay window, double glazed patio doors, radiator, power, TV and telephone points, ceiling downlights, plastered ceiling.

Kitchen Area
With fitted base cupboard and drawer units with work surfaces over and matching wall cabinets above. Integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, space for washing machine, built in electric oven with ceramic hob over and extractor above. Inset single bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps, laminate flooring, ceiling downlights, plastered ceiling.

Bedroom One
12' 11" x 9' 10" (3.93m x 3.00m) to back of wardrobe cupboard. UPVC double glazed rear aspect window, radiator, built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail, ceiling downlights.

En-Suite Bathroom
Comprising of a panelled bath, hot and cold, with shower mixer tap and glass screen, part tiled walling with contrasting ceramic tiled flooring. Heated towel rail, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, hot and cold, ceiling downlights and extractor.

Bedroom Two
11' 2" x 9' (3.40m x 2.75m) uPVC double glazed side aspect window, radiator. Recessed cupboard housing Ideal combination boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, ceiling downlights, plastered ceiling.

Shower Room
Comprising of a corner shower cubicle with a mains shower and glass screen, tiled splashbacks, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, hot and cold, contrasting tiled flooring, ceiling downlights and extractor.

Gardens
The grounds are approached with side granite walling flanking the parking area with brick edging with cut slate borders, interspersed with shrubs and granite stones. A brick paved pathway to the side of the development with inset lighting and further slate cut borders leads to the entrance for this apartment and via a wrought iron gate and side railings, there is access to the gardens which are communal and essentially laid to lawn which provides ample space for garden furniture and sitting out space.

The apartment benefits from an allocated parking space as well as having visitors' spaces.


Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £250,807 Sales 387 Current average value £275,682 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £3,776 ▲ 1.39%

Property value data/graphs for TR1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £373,339 £249 3.7 £341,191
Semi-detached £241,444 £241 3.1 £227,964
Terraced £230,435 £249 2.9 £218,341
Flats £210,037 £304 1.9 £201,761

Current asking prices in TR1

Average: £271,456
Avg. current asking prices in TR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £170,600
(8)
£191,491
(40)
£248,798
(34)
£354,195
(29)
£421,800
(11)
Flats £160,076
(31)
£256,093
(55)
£404,989
(9)
- -
All £162,235
(39)
£228,892
(95)
£281,489
(43)
£354,195
(29)
£421,800
(11)

Current asking rents in TR1

Average: £761 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £419 pcm
(5)
£763 pcm
(6)
£852 pcm
(7)
£1,134 pcm
(3)
£2,652 pcm
(1)
Flats £452 pcm
(8)
£788 pcm
(16)
- - -
All £439 pcm
(13)
£781 pcm
(22)
£852 pcm
(7)
£1,134 pcm
(3)
£2,652 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for TR1

Highest value in TR1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
St. Clement, Truro TR1 £616,981
Knoll Park £615,381
Trewinnard Grove £597,546
Falmouth Road £575,601
The Avenue £569,887
Highest turnover in TR1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Trehaverne Terrace 70.6%
Trevithick Court 60.0%
The Leas 60.0%
Pauls Terrace 58.3%
Penhaligon Court 52.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Truro (0.7 miles)
  • Perranwell (3.7 miles)
  • Penryn (Cornwall) (6.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (79.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (108.7 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (128.4 miles)
  • Tolverne Ferry Landing (2.8 miles)
  • Trelisick Ferry Landing (3.0 miles)
  • Philleigh King Harry Ferry Landing (3.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bosvigo School (0.4 miles)
  • Truro Learning Academy (0.9 miles)
  • St Mary's CofE School, Truro (0.9 miles)
  • Truro and Penwith College (2.1 miles)
  • Cornwall College (13.5 miles)
  • UTC Plymouth (39.8 miles)
  • Truro High School (0.1 miles)
  • Truro School (0.7 miles)
  • Penair School (1.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Simon Milnes Estate Agents & Valuers, TR1 on 01872 395018 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£998 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,900
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £730 /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 £145,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£185/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

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 £23 Electricity £36 Estimated energy cost £59/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: 7500 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Cornwall

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £138 /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 £22 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £56 /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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