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2 bed flat for sale

£225,000

Marshalls Court, Speen, Newbury, Berkshire RG14

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Property features

  • Over 55s
  • Two bedrooms
  • First floor with stair lift
  • Smart large kitchen
  • Light and spacious
  • Views
  • Close to open countryside
  • No onward chain

Property description

Extremely well presented and light first floor over 55's apartment with stair lift, located in Speen Lane. It is within a couple of miles of Newbury town centre and within easy reach of the A34. The maisonette forms part of a small, highly regarded development of similar properties. The accommodation consists of own front door with security entry system, hall with cupboard, stairs and stair-lift to first floor, internal hall, good size kitchen, living/dining room, master bedroom, further bedroom and shower room. Benefits include upvc double glazing, electric storage heating, monitored care alarms, communal laundry, communal lounge and private unallocated parking. There are mature and well kept communal gardens and a manager who is available on site for a few hours every day.

Accommodation

Through personal front door with security entry phone system to hallway with cupboard. Up stairs to first floor landing. There is also a stair lift through door to internal hall. Off the internal hall are all rooms. There is a good size modern kitchen. A living/dining room with south facing window. Master bedroom with built-in wardrobes. Further single bedroom which could also be used as a dining room or office with built-in wardrobes and shower room.

Outside

There is an external storage cupboard, extremely well maintained communal gardens and plenty of parking.

Services & Council Tax

Electricity, mains drainage and water are connected to the property. The property is in Band C. Current charge for 2016-2017 is: £1,413.90. Telephone West Berkshire Council on:

Directions

Leave Newbury on the A4 heading west in the direction of Hungerford. On entering the village of Speen continue along, passing the Hare & Hounds public house on the left hand side. Continue up the hill, bearing left and taking the first left into Speen Lane by the monument. Continue along Speen Lane for approximately 200 yards where Marshalls Court can be found on your left hand side.

Lease And Outgoings

The lease on the property was extended on 19th October 2012 and is 999 years from 25 December 1984 (967 years remaining). The current service charge is £2,040.72 (£170.06 monthly). The budgeted service charge for 1st January - 31st December 2017 is £2,078.16 (£173.18 monthly). This covers the on-site manager (who works for 3 hours a day), emergency monitoring, communal insurance, maintenance and services, window cleaning and grounds maintenance.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £325,791 Sales 590 Current average value £355,978 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,849 ▲ 3.44%

Property value data/graphs for RG14

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £556,097 £351 3.9 £567,492
Semi-detached £355,741 £323 3.2 £353,850
Terraced £288,701 £318 2.7 £292,151
Flats £228,944 £343 1.8 £209,472

Current asking prices in RG14

Average: £308,697
Avg. current asking prices in RG14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £154,998
(5)
£289,173
(13)
£335,980
(40)
£592,152
(25)
£707,000
(5)
Flats £147,399
(32)
£227,160
(52)
£476,500
(2)
- -
All £148,426
(37)
£239,563
(65)
£342,671
(42)
£592,152
(25)
£707,000
(5)

Current asking rents in RG14

Average: £1,111 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £711 pcm
(8)
£917 pcm
(3)
£1,238 pcm
(7)
£1,910 pcm
(6)
-
Flats £863 pcm
(17)
£1,147 pcm
(27)
£1,101 pcm
(2)
- -
All £814 pcm
(25)
£1,124 pcm
(30)
£1,208 pcm
(9)
£1,910 pcm
(6)
-

Fun facts for RG14

Highest value in RG14
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Tydehams £1,312,845
Garden Close Lane £987,871
The Grange £935,507
Heather Gardens £891,117
Speen Lane £849,693
Highest turnover in RG14
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Swan Court 55.0%
Owletts Grove 54.5%
The Maltings 53.7%
The Halters 52.9%
Enborne Lodge Lane 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Speen

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 83% (11 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Newbury (1.3 miles)
  • Newbury Racecourse (1.9 miles)
  • Kintbury (4.3 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (31.8 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (38.5 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (48.6 miles)
  • Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal (35.7 miles)
  • Southampton Passenger Ferry Terminal (35.8 miles)
  • Hythe (Hants) Ferry Terminal (37.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Robert Sandilands Primary School and Nursery (0.5 miles)
  • Speenhamland Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Shaw-cum-Donnington C.E. Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Newbury Hall School (1.1 miles)
  • Engaging Potential (2.0 miles)
  • Newbury College (2.1 miles)
  • Victoria Park Nursery School & Children's Centre (1.1 miles)
  • St Bartholomew's School (1.4 miles)
  • Alternative Curriculum 14-19 (1.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Downer & Co, RG14 on 01635 282147 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£914 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 £130,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£221/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 £25 Electricity £33 Estimated energy cost £58/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: 8200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

West Berkshire

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £120 /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.

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