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2 bed flat for sale

£165,000

Grimston Gardens, Folkestone CT20

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Property features

  • West End Location
  • Two Bedrooms
  • In Need Of Work
  • EPC - D

Property description



For sale with Reeds Rains estate agents....A well presented two bedroom second floor apartment situated in the sought after West End of Folkestone in the popular Grimston Gardens. The accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms, a good size lounge with views of Grimston Gardens, Kitchen, and a bathroom with separate Cloakroom. This property is offered to the open market with no forward chain.

Location

The West End of Folkestone is lined with period properties and also features The Grand with it's beautiful seaside promenade, frequented at the turn of the century by Royalty and High Society. There are plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants as well as numerous shops and local amenities. The nearby harbour area includes the renown Rock Salt restaurant and a huge regeneration programme proposed in coming years, together with the already established 'creative quarter'. Within a short walk from the high speed rail station, offering fast services to St Pancras in under an hour and with well regarded primary and secondary schools within close proximity. Folkestone is fast being recognised by commuters as the perfect place to be with it's well priced housing stock, easy access to London and glorious situation by the sea. Easy access to the continent by Eurostar services from Ashford International, the Channel Tunnel at Cheriton via Dover harbour. The M20 motorway is a short drive away to London and the M25 orbital.

Communal Entrance

Via secure entry door to:

Communal Hallway

Stairs up to Second Floor.

Entrance

Via wooden door to:

Entrance Hall

Doors to Lounge, Kitchen and Cloakroom.

Lounge (4.27m x 5.49m)

Single glazed window to front with views of Grimston Gardens, radiator.

Kitchen (3.20m x 3.58m)

Range of matching base and wall units with roll top work surfaces, sink unit with drainer, space for fridge/freezer, space for washing machine, radiator, splash back tiling, storage cupboard.

Cloakroom / WC

Low level WC, window to side, radiator, wash hand basin.

Bedroom 1 (3.78m x 3.84m)

Windows to rear, two storage cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom 2 (3.18m x 4.90m)

Double glazed window to rear, radiator.

Share Of Freehold

We have been informed by our vendor that this apartment is being sold with a 1/3rd share of the freehold.

Service Charge

To be confirmed.

Ground Rent

To be confirmed.

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 £225,494 Sales 396 Current average value £238,507 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,134 ▲ 3.98%

Property value data/graphs for CT20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £502,670 £304 4.0 £430,980
Semi-detached £281,611 £236 3.4 £266,508
Terraced £213,875 £229 3.0 £198,771
Flats £174,345 £242 2.0 £166,191

Current asking prices in CT20

Average: £250,527
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £164,500
(3)
£237,772
(20)
£292,444
(30)
£437,380
(21)
£609,571
(14)
Flats £107,224
(42)
£188,565
(74)
£212,846
(23)
£298,071
(7)
£360,000
(1)
All £111,042
(45)
£199,035
(94)
£257,902
(53)
£402,553
(28)
£592,933
(15)

Current asking rents in CT20

Average: £683 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £741 pcm
(1)
£1,138 pcm
(2)
£802 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £455 pcm
(8)
£735 pcm
(19)
£722 pcm
(2)
- -
All £455 pcm
(8)
£735 pcm
(20)
£930 pcm
(4)
£802 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for CT20

Highest value in CT20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Temeraire Heights £1,007,584
Cliff Road £913,606
Pelham Gardens £791,816
Hardwick Road £655,435
Bodenham Road £650,626
Highest turnover in CT20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Newbury Close 43.8%
The Leas 41.7%
Highland Close 40.0%
Ingles Road 40.0%
Granville Road East 40.0%

What Zoopla users think of Folkestone

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 71% (201 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone Central (0.4 miles)
  • Folkestone West (0.6 miles)
  • Sandling (4.3 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (12.9 miles)
  • Manston Airport (19.9 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (39.6 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (2.3 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (7.1 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (7.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Sandgate Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone (0.6 miles)
  • Stella Maris Catholic Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • School of English Studies (0.1 miles)
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) (0.2 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (13.6 miles)
  • Ferndearle (0.5 miles)
  • The Folkestone School for Girls (0.5 miles)
  • The Harvey Grammar School (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£769 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 16,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £526 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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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 £20/mo (£235/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 £24 Electricity £36 Estimated energy cost £60/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

Shepway

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £124 /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 £13 Sewerage £26 Estimated water cost £39 /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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