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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£229,950

Downs Road, Folkestone CT19

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Property features

  • Spacious Semi Detached Home
  • Parking And Good Size Garden
  • In Need Of Modernisation
  • EPC - Awaited

Property description



For sale with Reeds Rains estate agents.... A great opportunity to create a wonderful family home located within a popular residential road close to amenities and schools. The property is in need of modernisation but does offer well proportioned rooms to include a 20' living room, separate dining room, 16' kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor wc, three good size bedrooms and family bathroom. Outside there is a generous size rear garden and to the front of the property there is a hard standing for off street parking and access to the attached garage. The property is also being sold with the advantage of no forward chain.

Entrance Porch

Double glazed window to front and doors to dining area and cloakroom.

Cloakroom / WC

Wash hand basin and wc. Window to side.

Dining Room (3.05m x 3.66m)

Picture double glazed window to front, stairs to first floor with storage cupboard under and doors to kitchen and living room.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (2.67m x 4.93m)

A rear facing room with built-in larder cupboard and separate boiler cupboard housing the gas boiler for the warm air central heating. Various units with double drainer stainless steel sink unit. Secondary glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Door to garage.

Living Room (3.35m x 6.10m)

A dual aspect room with double glazed window to front and secondary glazed window and door to rear garden. Gas fire in stone surround.

Landing

A light and airy landing with large double glazed window, access to loft and built-in airing cupboard. Doors to:

Master Bedroom (2.67m x 4.37m)

Secondary glazed window overlooking the rear garden and a range of built-in wardrobes to one wall.

Bedroom 2 (3.25m x 3.28m)

Double glazed window to front with pleasant far reaching views.

Bedroom 3 (2.67m x 3.23m)

Secondary glazed window to rear.

Bathroom (2.21m x 2.97m)

With pedestal wash hand basin, panel bath, built-in cupboard and double glazed window to front.

Separate WC

Wc and window to side.

Front Garden

With brick built boundary wall and mature shrub borders.

Off Street Parking

Hard standing for off-street parking leading to:

Garage / Carport

A covered and mostly enclosed garage/car port with wooden doors to front and opening area to the side with access to the garden.

Rear Garden

With patio area, timber garden shed and steps leading up to an overgrown area that could be cleared to provide a good size garden area.

Important note to purchasers:

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £205,203 Sales 390 Current average value £216,104 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,436 ▲ 4.57%

Property value data/graphs for CT19

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £365,030 £246 3.6 £314,423
Semi-detached £256,315 £235 3.4 £251,348
Terraced £186,882 £197 3.0 £185,659
Flats £137,043 £200 1.8 £130,936

Current asking prices in CT19

Average: £224,669
Avg. current asking prices in CT19
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £164,536
(11)
£208,522
(20)
£221,643
(50)
£316,500
(23)
£468,278
(9)
Flats £132,823
(32)
£152,235
(17)
- - -
All £140,936
(43)
£182,660
(37)
£221,643
(50)
£316,500
(23)
£468,278
(9)

Current asking rents in CT19

Average: £703 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT19
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £576 pcm
(1)
£764 pcm
(5)
£762 pcm
(4)
£873 pcm
(2)
£1,200 pcm
(1)
Flats £550 pcm
(2)
£612 pcm
(7)
- - -
All £559 pcm
(3)
£675 pcm
(12)
£762 pcm
(4)
£873 pcm
(2)
£1,200 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for CT19

Highest value in CT19
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Cornwallis Avenue £464,018
Cherry Garden Lane £453,335
Radnor Park West £410,529
Harcourt Road £369,161
Old Mead £362,123
Highest turnover in CT19
Highest turnover streets Turnover
The Close 50.0%
Radnor Park Avenue 42.4%
James Street 41.7%
Russell Road 37.5%
Stanley Road 36.4%

What Zoopla users think of Folkestone

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone Central (0.9 miles)
  • Folkestone West (1.1 miles)
  • Sandling (4.7 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (14.1 miles)
  • Manston Airport (18.6 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (38.9 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (2.5 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (6.3 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (7.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Mundella Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Stella Maris Catholic Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Castle Hill Community Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) (1.1 miles)
  • School of English Studies (1.1 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (12.6 miles)
  • Highview School (0.4 miles)
  • Folkestone Academy (0.4 miles)
  • Brook Education Centre (0.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,026 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £734 /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 £50,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£156/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 £42 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £90/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: 13900 kWh/year
Electricity: 4000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Shepway

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £142 /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 £31 Estimated water cost £47 /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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