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1 bed flat for sale

£225,000

Norton Court, Leston Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7

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Property description

This McCarthy & Stone retirement complex is ideally situated in Leighton Buzzard Town Centre, providing potential buyers with a fantastic base to access local amenities.The property itself is on an upper floor, offering rooftop views and a flow of natural sunlight throughout the apartment. With a large entrance hall, and lots of storage cupboards throughout the apartment is well thought out. Further internal benefits include a secure entry system that can be linked to the television, a fully equipped kitchen with electric remote skylight and large open plan lounge/diner.Features of the development include a site manager from 9-2 weekdays, who can assist with every day issues or concerns, a series of exceptionally well kept communal areas to include garden and living areas, a fully kitted communal laundry room and internal storage area with charging points for motorbility scooters. Ground rent and service charges total approx £2700 per annum and include buildings insurance, all upkeep of communal areas and ground rent.For more information please contact the branch on .

Purpose Built Retirement Flat
Communal Garden Area
Secure Entry Phone System
Site Manager During Weekdays
124 Year Lease
Central Location
Chain Free
Bright and Airy


Storage Cupboard3'5" x 7'1" (1.04m x 2.16m).

Storage Cupboard2'11" x 9'8" (0.9m x 2.95m).

Kitchen11'11" x 7'1" (3.63m x 2.16m). Double glazed uPVC skylight window. Painted plaster ceiling, ceiling light. Built-in and fitted units, single sink, integrated oven.

Living Room15'9" x 16'4" (4.8m x 4.98m). Double glazed uPVC window facing the rear overlooking the garden. Carpeted flooring, built-in storage cupboard, painted plaster ceiling, ceiling light.

Wardrobe3'8" x 12'7" (1.12m x 3.84m). Carpeted flooring, ceiling light.

Master Bedroom15'1" x 16'7" (4.6m x 5.05m). Double bedroom; double glazed uPVC window facing the rear overlooking the garden. Carpeted flooring, a built-in wardrobe, painted plaster ceiling, ceiling light.

Bathroom7'9" x 6'10" (2.36m x 2.08m). Double glazed uPVC window with frosted glass facing the side. Tiled walls, painted plaster ceiling, ceiling light. Low level WC, walk-in shower, wall-mounted sink, shaving point.

Entrance Hall11' x 11' (3.35m x 3.35m). Carpeted flooring, built-in storage cupboard and boiler, painted plaster ceiling, ceiling light.


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £300,072 Sales 954 Current average value £342,394 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £22,211 ▲ 6.94%

Property value data/graphs for LU7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £507,490 £351 3.8 £429,315
Semi-detached £317,929 £334 3.1 £312,562
Terraced £259,417 £324 2.7 £255,980
Flats £179,244 £297 1.8 £172,326

Current asking prices in LU7

Average: £401,363
Avg. current asking prices in LU7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £259,950
(1)
£277,012
(28)
£371,136
(68)
£470,946
(58)
£682,385
(20)
Flats £190,556
(9)
£192,495
(11)
£255,000
(1)
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All £197,495
(10)
£253,174
(39)
£369,453
(69)
£470,946
(58)
£682,385
(20)

Current asking rents in LU7

Average: £915 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LU7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £693 pcm
(2)
£938 pcm
(8)
£1,219 pcm
(4)
£1,297 pcm
(5)
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Flats £686 pcm
(5)
£715 pcm
(6)
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All £688 pcm
(7)
£842 pcm
(14)
£1,219 pcm
(4)
£1,297 pcm
(5)
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Fun facts for LU7

Highest value in LU7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stockgrove, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £1,285,089
Mentmore, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £935,142
Crafton, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £916,234
Old Linslade Road £876,246
Cublington, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £858,782
Highest turnover in LU7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Castle Close 63.6%
Bunting Drive 63.6%
Insall Close 57.1%
Lammas Walk 56.2%
Windermere Gardens 53.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Leighton Buzzard (0.7 miles)
  • Cheddington (4.1 miles)
  • Bow Brickhill (6.2 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (12.8 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (31.6 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (38.3 miles)
  • Kew Pier (33.9 miles)
  • Richmond St. Helena Pier (35.1 miles)
  • Richmond Landing Stage (35.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Mary Bassett Lower School (0.2 miles)
  • Pulford CofE VA Lower School (0.3 miles)
  • St George's Lower School (0.4 miles)
  • Vandyke Upper School and Community College (0.9 miles)
  • Cedars Upper School (0.9 miles)
  • Include - Milton Keynes (6.0 miles)
  • Leighton Middle School (0.2 miles)
  • Brooklands Middle School (0.6 miles)
  • Gilbert Inglefield Middle School (0.8 miles)
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Taylors - Leighton Buzzard, LU7 on 01525 204884 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£959 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £718 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£234/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £20 Electricity £27 Estimated energy cost £47/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Central Bedfordshire

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £148 /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 £10 Sewerage £16 Estimated water cost £26 /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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