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2 bed semi-detached bungalow for sale

£225,000

Apple Tree Close, Maidstone ME16

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Property features

  • Two Bedrooms
  • Semi-Detached Bungalow
  • Residents Parking
  • Warden Assisted
  • En Suite And Seperate Shower Room

Property description

A purpose built retirement bungalow offered with no chain. Including two bedrooms, residents parking and a resident warden in the sought after village of Barming.

Designed for people currently attaining the state pension or is within 12 months of such age, this property is ideal for those wanting to live in a close knit community with such a short bus ride into Maidstone Town Centre.

The interior boasts generous room sizes, in particular the living room stretching over 17ft. With two great sized bedrooms and a separate wet room to the main shower room. Completing the inside is the kitchen, situated just off the lounge.

Outside the property you have a wonderful low maintenance garden to relax in. Or sit in enjoying the cool breeze flowing through the lounge. Also with a small paved area to the front of the property.

Occupancy:

The property can be occupied by a person who has attained the current state pension age, or is within 12 months of such age. The property can also be occupied by a spouse, or co-habitee who is within 5 years of the current state pension age.

Services Provided:

Resident Warden with telephone intercom. External decoration and repairs. Monthly window cleaning. Maintenance of communal gardens and car parking. A panic button facility exists offering reassurance to the less able.

Service:

There is no annual service charge, but on the resale of the property there is a charge levied at 2% of the actual sale price multiplied by the number of years of occupancy.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £260,382 Sales 498 Current average value £295,265 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £20,439 ▲ 7.44%

Property value data/graphs for ME16

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £456,226 £314 3.7 £402,121
Semi-detached £322,182 £309 3.2 £310,503
Terraced £251,252 £289 2.7 £244,982
Flats £190,872 £287 1.8 £167,682

Current asking prices in ME16

Average: £305,308
Avg. current asking prices in ME16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £226,841
(22)
£311,159
(28)
£418,832
(15)
£612,943
(9)
Flats £141,667
(6)
£179,320
(20)
- - -
All £141,667
(6)
£204,212
(42)
£311,159
(28)
£418,832
(15)
£612,943
(9)

Current asking rents in ME16

Average: £933 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ME16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £693 pcm
(1)
- £1,239 pcm
(7)
£1,509 pcm
(3)
£2,496 pcm
(2)
Flats £658 pcm
(15)
£866 pcm
(18)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
- -
All £660 pcm
(16)
£866 pcm
(18)
£1,247 pcm
(8)
£1,509 pcm
(3)
£2,496 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for ME16

Highest value in ME16
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Somerfield Road £752,981
Queens Avenue £723,587
Bower Mount Road £588,707
North Pole Road £586,925
Whitchurch Close £547,648
Highest turnover in ME16
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Beaverbrook Mews 58.3%
Apple Tree Close 54.5%
Springvale 50.0%
Tarragon Road 46.8%
Fennel Close 46.0%

What Zoopla users think of Barming

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 82% (18 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • East Farleigh (0.9 miles)
  • Barming (1.3 miles)
  • Maidstone West (1.9 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (23.2 miles)
  • London City Airport (24.4 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (29.5 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (13.2 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (13.5 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (23.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Barming Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • West Borough Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • St Francis' Catholic Primary School, Maidstone (1.1 miles)
  • Hadlow College (6.8 miles)
  • MidKent College (9.3 miles)
  • Medway UTC (9.6 miles)
  • Bower Grove School (0.7 miles)
  • St Helens Montessori (0.9 miles)
  • St Simon Stock Catholic School (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£987 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £718 /mo Find available rates

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 £80,000 Average insurance cost £8/mo (£100/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 £41 Electricity £42 Estimated energy cost £83/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: 13300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Maidstone

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £139 /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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