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1 bed flat for sale

£1,250,000 (£1,817/sq. ft)

South Bank Tower, 55 Upper Ground, London SE1

1 1 688 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Integrated Comfort Cooling System with Individual Room Controls
  • Ceiling Heights of Approximately 2.6m in Living Areas/Bedrooms
  • Whole House Completely Integrated Ventilation/Heat Recovery System
  • Siemens Integrated Appliances in Kitchen (dishwasher and fridge freezer)
  • Oak Timber Flooring, Underfloor Heating and LED Downlighters Throughout
  • Residents Sports Facilities with 20m Naturally-Lit Swimming Pool
  • Residents 10th Floor Roof Garden with Views Over Central London
  • Secure access-controlled basement car par / cycle spaces
  • 10 year warranty / 999 year lease

Property description

South Bank Tower is an outstanding new development in a much sought after location by the banks of the River Thames. Its innovative design and strong environmental credentials ensured it has been shortlisted for Development of the Year in the 2015 resi Awards celebrating the industry's most exceptional projects demonstrating excellence in the field.
This modern bright 15th floor 1 bedroom apartment (688 sq. Ft.) offers contemporary luxury at an exceptional price with the comfort of 24 hour security and porterage provided by Consort 24 headed by General Manager Hugo Pena previously of The Savoy and The Four Seasons hotels.

The apartment is entered via full height entrance doors and has Oak timber flooring with underfloor heating throughout. The purity of the design defines quiet elegance combined with contemporary luxury. Materials are authentic, tactile and of superlative quality.
An integrated comfort cooling system with individual controls to the living/dining rooms and bedroom and recessed LED downlighters have been situated throughout the apartment creating an atmosphere of calm and elegance throughout.
The bedroom offers ceiling heights of approximately 2.6m and is fitted with full height wardrobes with automatic interior lighting. The apartment is pre-wired for a home entertainment system.
The kitchen is fitted with high specification contemporary features including quartz stone composite worktops, concealed worktop lighting, ceiling downlighters and integrated Seimens appliances.
The bathroom includes a spacious ensuite with white bath, thermostatic shower with ceiling mounted shower head and wall mounted body spray head.
Floor to ceiling windows maximise natural light and frame the breathtaking views over the River Thames and Tower Bridge.
Superb residents facilities include access to the on-site 20 metre swimming pool lit by natural daylight from skylights, sauna and steam room.
On the roof of the podium at South Bank Tower is a fabulous roof garden with spectacular views across London. There are additional resident facilities including a business suite and lounge available for the residents to book and South Bank Towers new neighbour The Mondrian hotel is offering residents preferential access including special room rates, restaurant and bar discounts and bespoke party services.
A new Waitrose supermarket is under construction and the outstanding transport links give you access to 5 underground stations.
An apartment of this standard and in such a sought after location will not be available for long. Early viewing is highly recommended.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £784,876 Sales 532 Current average value £787,871 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,737 ▲ 1.25%

Property value data/graphs for SE1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £864,409 £1,077 3.1 -
Semi-detached £778,214 £837 3.1 £865,000
Terraced £867,428 £848 3.0 £880,454
Flats £780,642 £1,048 1.9 £776,049

Current asking prices in SE1

Average: £1,272,131
Avg. current asking prices in SE1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £563,333
Flats £741,763
All £738,938

Current asking rents in SE1

Average: £2,346 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SE1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £2,009 pcm
£2,377 pcm
£3,322 pcm
£3,413 pcm
£3,792 pcm
Flats £1,899 pcm
£2,498 pcm
£3,525 pcm
£2,849 pcm
£3,250 pcm
All £1,902 pcm
£2,495 pcm
£3,507 pcm
£3,007 pcm
£3,611 pcm

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Nearby transport

  • London Waterloo East (0.2 miles)
  • Southwark (0.3 miles)
  • Blackfriars (0.3 miles)
  • London City Airport (7.0 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (15.4 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (25.1 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (0.2 miles)
  • Festival Pier (0.4 miles)
  • Bankside Pier (0.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Friars Primary Foundation School (0.5 miles)
  • Oasis Academy Johanna (0.5 miles)
  • St George's Cathedral Catholic Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Morley College (0.7 miles)
  • City Lit (0.8 miles)
  • King's College London Maths School (0.8 miles)
  • London Nautical School (0.1 miles)
  • City of London School (0.4 miles)
  • St Paul's Cathedral School (0.6 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,295 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 125,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £3,990 /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 £75,000 Average insurance cost £36/mo (£433/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 £22 Electricity £27 Estimated energy cost £49/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: 6900 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £201 /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 £9 Sewerage £10 Estimated water cost £19 /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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