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2 bed flat for sale

£210,000 Guide price

Dixwell Road, Folkestone CT20

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Property features

  • Level Ground Floor Flat
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Garage En-Block
  • Large Living Room
  • UPVC Double Glazing
  • Communal Garden
  • En-Suite Shower Room
  • Offered with No Chain

Property description

This is a great opportunity to acquire such a sought after property in an equally sought after location in the heart of Folkestone’s West End with two double bedrooms, an impressively large living room and a garage en-block. A share of the freehold is included and is situated just a stone’s throw away from the famous Folkestone Leas which offers splendid walks into town with spectacular views across the English Channel.

Situation

This is a great opportunity to acquire such a sought after property in an equally sought after location in the heart of Folkestone’s West End with two double bedrooms, an impressively large living room and a garage en-block. A share of the freehold is included and is situated just a stone’s throw away from the famous Folkestone Leas which offers splendid walks into town with spectacular views across the English Channel.

Folkestone is well known for its wide range of shops and galleries along with Restaurants and Public Houses and is about a two mile level walking distance along the Leas promenade. There is a good selection of schools in the area including the grammar schools for boys and girls and for commuters the high speed link from Folkestone to St. Pancras can be found at Folkestone West and Folkestone Central train stations whilst the M20 motorway can be found to the outskirts of the town, placing Ashford and beyond within easy reach. The Channel Tunnel terminal is just a short distance away by car providing frequent access to the Continent.

This is a great opportunity and viewings are highly recommended and by appointment only so call now to avoid disappointment.

Entrance

Solid door leads through to the communal hallway where on the level ground floor there is a door leading through to Flat 1.

Entrance Hallway

Doors leading through to the Living Room, Kitchen, Bedrooms 1 and 2 and the Bathroom/W.C. Two wall mounted electric storage radiators, entry phone system and a further door opens into a built in storage cupboard.

Living Room

Approx. 18’ 1 x 13’ 4, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the beautiful communal gardens and two wall mounted electric storage radiators.

Kitchen

Approx. 9’ 8 x 9’ 4, uPVC double glazed window to the front. The kitchen is fitted to one side with a matching range of wall and base units, roll edge work surface, stainless steel sink/drainer with mixer tap, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and further space of a free standing electric cooker and tall fridge freeze, seating area to one side, solid door leading out onto the communal hallway and further door opens into a built in storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1

Approx. 17’ 0 x 12’ 0, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the beautiful communal gardens, range of built in wardrobes to two sides and wall mounted electric storage radiator.

Bedroom 2

Approx. 9’ 11 x 9’ 2, uPVC double glazed window to the side, range of built in wardrobes to two sides with a further door opening into the En-Suite Shower Room and wall mounted electric storage radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room/W.C.

Approx. 7’ 11 x 5’ 6, obscured uPVC double glazed window to the front. The shower room is fitted with a white suit comprising of a low level W.C., wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with mirror over, single shower cubical with electric shower, localised ceramic tiling and wall mounted electric radiator with towel rail over.

Bathroom/W.C.

Approx. 6’ 7 x 6’ 3, obscured uPVC double glazed window to the front. The bathroom is fitted with a coloured suite comprising of a panelled bath with electric shower over and shower screen, low level W.C and wall mounted corner wash hand basin. Localised ceramic tiling and wall mounted Dimplex electric fan radiator.

Outside

We have not seen the deeds to the property and prospective buyers are therefore advised to verify boundaries through their legal advisors.

Garage En-Block

Single brick build garage en-block with metal up and over door.

Storage Cupboard

Within the communal Hallway there is a secure storage cupboard for the sole use of Flat 1.

Communal Gardens

Beautiful mainly laid to lawn communal gardens to the front and rear with a range of mature bushes and shrubs which are for the sole use for the residents of Sandstone Court.

General Information

Prospective buyers are advised to verify details of the Lease and Service Charge accounts through their legal advisors.

Share Of Freehold

Our client has advised us that a Share of the Freehold is included in the sale of this property.

Length Of Lease

We have been advised by our client that the Length of Lease is 999 years from 1963 with approx. 945 years now remaining.

Ground Rent

We have been advised by our client that no Ground Rent is currently collected.

Maintenance

We have been advised by our client that the Maintenance Charges are currently £920 per annum.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £214,725 Sales 410 Current average value £232,478 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,414 ▲ 3.75%

Property value data/graphs for CT20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £496,778 £297 4.0 £415,569
Semi-detached £275,065 £231 3.4 £257,718
Terraced £207,539 £222 3.0 £196,277
Flats £169,334 £238 2.0 £159,839

Current asking prices in CT20

Average: £241,281
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £101,238
(4)
£199,989
(9)
£287,657
(15)
£434,024
(17)
£555,318
(11)
Flats £111,371
(28)
£178,203
(88)
£225,333
(18)
£246,833
(6)
£240,000
(1)
All £110,105
(32)
£180,224
(97)
£253,662
(33)
£385,191
(23)
£529,042
(12)

Current asking rents in CT20

Average: £654 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £436 pcm
(2)
- £1,010 pcm
(1)
- -
Flats £501 pcm
(6)
£725 pcm
(16)
£783 pcm
(3)
- -
All £484 pcm
(8)
£725 pcm
(16)
£840 pcm
(4)
- -

Fun facts for CT20

Highest value in CT20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Temeraire Heights £991,852
Cliff Road £899,711
Pelham Gardens £776,022
Hardwick Road £644,382
Bodenham Road £640,257
Highest turnover in CT20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Newbury Close 43.8%
The Leas 41.7%
Highland Close 40.0%
Bellevue Street 40.0%
Oaks Road 37.1%

What Zoopla users think of Folkestone

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone West (0.6 miles)
  • Folkestone Central (0.7 miles)
  • Sandling (4.2 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (12.7 miles)
  • Manston Airport (20.1 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (39.7 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (2.3 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (7.3 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (8.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Sandgate Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone (0.8 miles)
  • Morehall Academy (0.9 miles)
  • School of English Studies (0.3 miles)
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) (0.4 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (13.7 miles)
  • The Folkestone School for Girls (0.4 miles)
  • Ferndearle (0.7 miles)
  • The Harvey Grammar School (0.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£930 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 21,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £670 /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 £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 £25 Electricity £34 Estimated energy cost £59/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 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 £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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