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3 bed flat for sale

£1,400,000 (£662/sq. ft) Guide price

St. Thomas Street, Oxford OX1

3 2 1 2,114 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Accommodation extends to c. 1845 sq ft.
  • Entrance Hallway
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Ensuite Shower Room
  • Bathroom
  • Open Plan Sitting/Dining/Kitchen
  • Separate Studio
  • Garage
  • Undercover Secure Parking Space
  • No Onward Chain

Property description

Description A beautifully presented duplex penthouse apartment situated on the top third and forth floor in this most desirable and prestigious central Oxford development. Situated in a quiet backwater away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but only three minutes from centre. The property is accessed via lift that terminates on its own landing. This landing is not shared with any other apartments. The total property (including the studio and garage) extends to c. 2114 sq ft and comprises, large reception hall leading to a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further bedrooms and bathroom. A contemporary marble spiral staircase leads up to the living space. The open plan sitting/dining and kitchen is a spectacular space with an east and west aspect and a west facing outdoor terrace and storage. This enjoys a very sunny aspect with wonderful views towards Wytham Woods. The property benefits from under floor heating throughout as well air conditioning on the top floor. The kitchen is extremely well equipped and has been fitted with a Miele electric hob, electric oven, combination microwave/oven, and integrated dishwasher. Other benefits include a Brita water filter, Quooker instant hot water tap, a waste disposal unit and a 'scene' setting lighting system. The floor and worktops on the upper floor are marble. Outside, in addition to the terrace, there is the huge advantage of a separate ground floor studio unit including its own toilet facilities. This can be used be the owner of the apartment to run a business from, subject to details listed in the lease. There is also a single garage (this has a lockable cage) as well as a secure under cover parking space. The property is offered with no onward chain.

Situation The Lion Brewery is located with a three minute walk of the historic Oxford Castle sites and within very easy reach of the city centre, colleges and many amenities. The City has excellent communications with access to the M40 (both junctions 8 & 9) connecting to London and Birmingham and the A34 linking to Newbury and the M4. This landmark building is also within easy walking the world famous Said Business School and railway station (London Paddington approx 55 minutes).

Directions From St. Giles, proceed right into Beaumont Street. Follow the road around into Hythe Bridge Street. At the roundabout, turn left and then straight over into Holly Bush Row. Turn first left into St Thomas Street. The Lion Brewery will be seen on the right hand side.

Viewing arrangements Strictly by appointment with Penny & Sinclair. Prior to making an appointment to view, Penny & Sinclair strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points which are likely to affect your interest in the property with a member of Penny & Sinclair's staff who has seen the property, in order that you do not make a wasted journey.

Fixtures & fittings Certain items may be available by separate negotiation with Penny & Sinclair.

Services All main services are connected with the exception of gas.

Tenure & possession The property is Leasehold and offers vacant possession upon completion. The apartment and the studio are on two separate leases from 2003 for a period of 125 years.

Loacal authority & council tax Oxford City Council
City Chambers
Queen Street
Oxford
OX1 1EN
Telephone Council tax band 'G' amounting to £2795.68 for the year 2015/16.

Agents note Penny & Sinclair, their clients and any joint agent gives notice to anyone reading these particulars that:
I) the particulars do not constitute part of an offer or contract; ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to the condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statement or representations of fact. Iii) the text, photographs and plans are guidelines only and are not necessarily comprehensive. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents have been obtained and Penny & Sinclair have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. A buyer or lessee must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Iv) the descriptions provided therein represent the opinion of the author and whilst given in good faith should not be construed as statements of fact; v) nothing in the particulars shall be deemed a statement that the property is in good condition or otherwise, nor that any services or facilities are in good working order; vi) no person in the employment of Penny & Sinclair has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Vii) all measurements are approximate.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £495,736 Sales 188 Current average value £541,311 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £23,843 ▲ 4.61%

What is the current average value of properties in OX1?

The current average value in OX1 in January 2017 is £541,311. This has increased 0.94% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £575,857 and semi-detached properties valued £464,791. In the past year property prices in OX1 have increased 4.61%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for OX1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £849,874 £467 4.0 £699,292
Semi-detached £464,791 £455 3.2 £387,935
Terraced £575,857 £537 3.3 £514,939
Flats £388,015 £599 1.8 £372,760

Current asking prices in OX1

Average: £479,977
Avg. current asking prices in OX1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £149,500
(1)
£359,369
(8)
£429,048
(21)
£709,565
(13)
£575,000
(5)
Flats £278,725
(4)
£213,333
(3)
£650,000
(3)
- -
All £252,880
(5)
£319,541
(11)
£456,667
(24)
£709,565
(13)
£575,000
(5)

Current asking rents in OX1

Average: £2,147 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in OX1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,257 pcm
(4)
£1,791 pcm
(10)
£1,426 pcm
(11)
£2,130 pcm
(17)
£2,313 pcm
(8)
Flats £1,531 pcm
(46)
£2,337 pcm
(38)
£2,405 pcm
(26)
£2,600 pcm
(1)
-
All £1,509 pcm
(50)
£2,223 pcm
(48)
£2,114 pcm
(37)
£2,156 pcm
(18)
£2,313 pcm
(8)

Fun facts for OX1

Highest value in OX1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lincombe Lane £2,012,844
Bedwells Heath £1,870,300
St. John Street £1,770,846
Foxcombe Road £1,755,168
Badger Lane £1,641,811
Highest turnover in OX1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Kennington Road 40.0%
John Towle Close 37.2%
Sadler Walk 36.4%
White House Road 35.1%
Old Nursery View 30.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Oxford (0.3 miles)
  • Oxford Parkway (3.7 miles)
  • Radley (4.6 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (39.3 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (39.4 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (43.7 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (43.1 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (43.1 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (45.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Ebbe's Church of England Aided Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • West Oxford Community Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • St Barnabas' Church of England Aided Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Activate Learning (0.1 miles)
  • The Eckersley School of English (0.3 miles)
  • Oxford Media & Business School (0.3 miles)
  • Carfax College (0.1 miles)
  • Christ Church Cathedral School (0.3 miles)
  • New College School (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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* Sizes listed are approximations. Please contact the agent to verify actual sizes.

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Penny & Sinclair, OX4 on 01865 680452 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£4,906 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 140,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,468 /mo Find available rates

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

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

Energy Gas £35 Electricity £36 Estimated energy cost £71/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: 10600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Oxford

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 £16 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £31 /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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