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5 bed detached house for sale

£429,500 Guide price

Downs Valley Road, Woodingdean, Brighton, East Sussex BN2

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Property features

  • Over 60s only under Homewise's lifetime lease plan
  • Discounts range from 8.5% to 59%
  • The actual price you will pay depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria
  • Call for a personalised quote
  • Superb detached house stunning decor throughout
  • 5 double size bedrooms
  • Secluded large plot
  • Stunning downland views
  • Close to all amenities
  • EPC energy rating E (40)

Property description

Purchasing this property with A lifetime lease


This property is offered at a reduced price for the over 60s under Homewise's Home for Life Plan. This is a lifetime lease.

The above price represents a mid-range discount from the property's full market value, and is based on a single male applicant aged 69 years. The actual price you will pay depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria. Discounts range from 8.5% to 59%.

For more information or a personalised quote, just give us a call. Alternatively, if you are under 60 or would like to purchase this property without a lifetime lease at its full market price of £650,000, please contact Cubitt & West.


Property description


This superb home is arguably the most stunning property to have ever come on the market in Woodingdean. An outstanding and wonderful architectural design, a property like this is an extremely rare find and something not to be missed. Approached by a long private drive and positioned on a large secluded plot the property will instantly have you in awe of its sheer size and presence. The entrance hall perfectly sets the tone, with fabulous double height ceiling and a well thought out skylight, allowing light to fill the area from the moment you step inside. The accommodation downstairs is perfect for those with a large family or looking at taking in an elderly relative, as the large double bedroom has a beautiful en-suite creating the ideal space for a visiting guest or family. A large lounge offers the perfect haven at the end of the day, with lovely views out to the garden and a delightful wood burning stove.

The kitchen/family room is something which must be seen to be believed, substantial in space and sleek and modern. Upstairs you’ll find four large double bedrooms and family bathroom. The main bedroom benefits from a luxurious en suite, wonderful walk-in wardrobe and stunning Juliette balconies allowing you to enjoy magnificent sea views. As you can tell this is certainly a property not likely to be available again for some time and we advise potential buyers to arrange a viewing as soon as possible.

Please refer to the footnote regarding the services and appliances.

Room sizes:
  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge 19'9 x 10'5 (6.02m x 3.18m)
  • Bedroom 5 13'9 x 10'6 (4.19m x 3.20m)
  • En Suite
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/Diner 21'5 x 17'8 (6.53m x 5.39m)
  • Study 12'3 x 7'7 (3.74m x 2.31m)
  • Utility Room 10'11 x 7'11 (3.33m x 2.41m)
  • Landing
  • Bedroom 4 11'11 x 11'3 (3.63m x 3.43m)
  • Bedroom 2 16'1 x 10'4 (4.91m x 3.15m)
  • En Suite
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom 1 17'8 x 17'1 (5.39m x 5.21m)
  • Walk-in Wardrobe
  • En Suite
  • Front Garden
  • Private Driveway
  • Rear Garden

The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. Suitable as a retirement home.


Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £367,896 Sales 1,199 Current average value £375,064 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £22,162 ▲ 6.28%

What is the current average value of properties in BN2?

The current average value in BN2 in January 2017 is £375,064. This has increased 0.91% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £412,269 and semi-detached properties valued £355,851. In the past year property prices in BN2 have increased 6.28%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for BN2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £496,530 £382 3.4 £466,059
Semi-detached £355,851 £378 3.2 £379,874
Terraced £412,269 £444 3.1 £431,770
Flats £285,218 £474 1.7 £273,680

Current asking prices in BN2

Average: £443,366
Avg. current asking prices in BN2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £230,000
(1)
£342,728
(41)
£435,599
(96)
£536,328
(85)
£957,198
(20)
Flats £220,514
(60)
£396,549
(82)
£531,304
(28)
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All £220,670
(61)
£378,609
(123)
£457,210
(124)
£536,328
(85)
£957,198
(20)

Current asking rents in BN2

Average: £1,921 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £847 pcm
(5)
£1,176 pcm
(13)
£1,720 pcm
(44)
£1,996 pcm
(117)
£2,468 pcm
(62)
Flats £895 pcm
(64)
£1,439 pcm
(84)
£1,813 pcm
(18)
£2,031 pcm
(6)
£2,589 pcm
(2)
All £892 pcm
(69)
£1,404 pcm
(97)
£1,747 pcm
(62)
£1,998 pcm
(123)
£2,472 pcm
(64)

Fun facts for BN2

Highest value in BN2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Roedean Way £2,082,137
Roedean Crescent £1,917,895
Royal Crescent £1,225,543
The Strand £1,078,157
West Drive £1,005,255
Highest turnover in BN2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Arundel Place 71.4%
Westfield Avenue 53.3%
Baywood Gardens 52.6%
Suez Way 52.2%
Ainsworth Close 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Brighton

Overall rating:

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Very good - 87% (323 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Falmer (2.0 miles)
  • Moulsecoomb (2.4 miles)
  • London Road (Brighton) (3.1 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (10.1 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (22.3 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (44.6 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (6.1 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (35.0 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (35.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Rudyard Kipling Primary School & Nursery (0.3 miles)
  • Woodingdean Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Bevendean Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • St John's School and College (2.5 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (3.1 miles)
  • City College Brighton and Hove (3.1 miles)
  • Downs View Special School (0.6 miles)
  • Longhill High School (1.2 miles)
  • Roedean School (1.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Homewise Ltd, BN13 on 01903 906571 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,791 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 42,950
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £1,370 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

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.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £25/mo (£299/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 £66 Electricity £78 Estimated energy cost £144/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: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Brighton and Hove

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £192 /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 £21 Sewerage £39 Estimated water cost £60 /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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