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4 bed semi-detached house for sale

£1,275,000 Guide price

Hernes Road, Oxford OX2

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Property features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hall
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast/family room
  • Utility room
  • WC
  • Garden
  • Detached office.

Property description

The property offers excellent family accommodation with period features including sash windows and wooden floors. There is a useful detached home office at the end of the mature Mediterranean style garden with a front garden that offers a potential off street parking space (subject to the usual planning consents).

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The property lies just north of the Summertown shopping parade in this well placed side road. Summertown provides an extensive range of every day facilities including shops, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, public library and two sports centres with swimming pools. There is a regular bus service along Banbury Road into the city centre. North Oxford is particularly sought after due to its wide range of popular schools and access to the city, Port Meadow and the University Parks. The new Oxford Parkway railway station is approximately 1.8 miles away providing a convenient rail service to London Marylebone.

Property description

porch Outside light.

Entrance hall Parquet floor, matwell, under stairs cupboard, radiator, stairs to first floor.

Sitting room 14'9" x 13'11" (4.5m x 4.24m). Wood floor, bay sash window, additional sash window, open fire with wooden mantelpiece, television aerial point, telephone point, four wall lights, picture rail, cornicing, radiator.

Dining room 14' x 11'10" (4.27m x 3.6m). Wood floor, sash window, Victorian cast iron fireplace with decorative tiles, built-in cupboards with shelves, picture rail, radiator.

Kitchen/breakfast/family room 23'3" (7.08m) x 8'2" (2.48m) 29'6" (9m) x 6'10" (2.08m). Tiled floor, range of wall and floor mounted units with granite work surface, built-in cupboards, Schott Ceran Logik four ring electric hob, stainless steel splashback, tiled splashback, extractor fan with light, Hotpoint double oven, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, built-in Bosch dishwasher, island with granite work surface and built-in cupboards, space for fridge/freezer, space for dining table, television aerial point, six Velux windows, downlighters, two radiators, French doors to terrace.

Utility room Tiled floor, Glowworm Ultracom 30hxi boiler, space and plumbing for washer/dryer, loft hatch.

WC Tiled floor, WC with concealed cistern and push button flush, wash basin.

First floor

landing Sash window, dado rail, radiator, stairs to second floor.

Master bedroom 14'10" x 13'11" (4.52m x 4.24m). Bay sash window, additional sash window, cast iron fireplace, three double built-in mirrored wardrobes, radiator.

Bedroom 4 12' x 8'10" (3.66m x 2.7m). Sash window, telephone point, radiator, airing cupboard with slatted shelves and hot water tank.

Bathroom Tiled floor, sash window, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, mirrored medicine cabinet, WC with push button flush, wash basin with mixer tap set within vanity cupboard, fitted mirror, downlighters, shaver socket, radiator towel rail.

Second floor

landing 2 Dado rail, radiator.

Shower room Vinyl floor, double glazed sash window, shower cubicle, tiled splashback, extractor fan, downlighter, WC with push button flush, wash basin with mixer tap set in vanity cupboard, shaver socket, radiator towel rail.

Bedroom 3 13'11" x 11'10" (4.24m x 3.6m). Sash window, Velux window, cast iron fireplace, built-in wardrobe, built-in bookshelves, radiator.

Bedroom 2 13'11" x 11'11" (4.24m x 3.63m). Sash window, cast iron fireplace, built-in wardrobe, shelves, television aerial point, radiator, loft hatch.

Loft store Boarded, shelves, light and power.

Outside The property is approached through a wooden gate with a paved path to the front porch with an outside light. The low maintenance front garden is set within a wooden fence and a stone wall with two bicycle/store sheds. There are three ornamental cypress trees beside the path and mature borders include geraniums, laurel bushes, evergreen holly, bamboo, jasmine and box hedge.
The pretty Mediterranean style garden is well presented with a broad south facing decked terrace opening onto the lawn. There are well established borders to each side of the lawn and the garden is set within a panel fence and tall brick wall. There is also a Spanish style masonry barbecue beside a rockery area with a fountain and a grape vine trained along the wall. The garden has mature shrubs and trees including date palm, eucalyptus, fig, lilac, ceanothus and bush roses. There are paved stepping stones across the lawn to the home office and additional terrace with a pagoda. To the rear of the property there is an outside tap, power socket, outdoor lighting and a side gate linking to the front porch and front garden.

Office 13'1" x 8'2" (3.99m x 2.5m). Laminate floor, two double glazed sash windows, skylight, four spotlights on rails, shelf, two electric radiators, telephone point.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £708,560 Sales 409 Current average value £675,686 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,654 ▲ 1.75%

What is the current average value of properties in OX2?

The current average value in OX2 in January 2017 is £675,686. This has increased 0.55% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £617,737 and semi-detached properties valued £729,219. In the past year property prices in OX2 have increased 1.75%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for OX2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £944,878 £498 4.2 £944,209
Semi-detached £729,219 £549 3.6 £854,437
Terraced £617,737 £571 3.1 £618,910
Flats £382,287 £539 1.9 £374,135

Current asking prices in OX2

Average: £734,481
Avg. current asking prices in OX2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £236,650
Flats £265,028
All £260,547

Current asking rents in OX2

Average: £2,478 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in OX2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,114 pcm
£1,946 pcm
£2,081 pcm
£4,370 pcm
£3,800 pcm
Flats £1,835 pcm
£1,852 pcm
£2,020 pcm
£2,178 pcm
All £1,745 pcm
£1,879 pcm
£2,053 pcm
£4,082 pcm
£3,800 pcm

Fun facts for OX2

Highest value in OX2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Northmoor Road £2,554,015
Lathbury Road £2,303,307
Charlbury Road £2,252,567
Park Town £2,176,044
Warnborough Road £1,933,073
Highest turnover in OX2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
The Paddox 41.7%
Earl Street 38.9%
Hyde Place 38.1%
Brogden Close 35.7%
Stubble Close 35.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Oxford Parkway (1.5 miles)
  • Oxford (2.1 miles)
  • Islip (3.1 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (38.8 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (40.5 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (41.6 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (44.4 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (44.5 miles)
  • Hampton Ferry Landing (46.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cutteslowe Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Northern House School (0.4 miles)
  • Wolvercote Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • St Edward's School (0.5 miles)
  • The Eckersley School of English (2.0 miles)
  • Oxford Tutorial College (2.2 miles)
  • Summer Fields School (0.4 miles)
  • Northern House School (0.4 miles)
  • The Cherwell School (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,568 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 127,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,069 /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 £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £24/mo (£290/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 £55 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £103/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: 17800 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £336 /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 £19 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £36 /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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