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2 bed flat for sale

£285,000 Guide price

Devonshire Buildings, Bear Flat, Bath BA2

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Property features

  • Two bedroom ground floor flat
  • Own private garden
  • Refurbishment needed
  • Plenty of period features throughout
  • Ideal for access to the city and commuters
  • No onward chain

Property description

A two bedroom ground floor garden flat in a fine Georgian townhouse. In need of refurbishment throughout but retaining all of its period features. Ideal location for the city and commuters and with no onward chain.

A delightful two bedroom ground floor garden apartment in a Georgian townhouse with period charm throughout. Now in need of some refurbishment throughout it offers spacious accommodation with two bedrooms, bathroom, large lounge and kitchen. Period features include high ceilings with decorative cornice, feature fireplace, alcoves with original cupboards, tall sash windows with original wooden shutters and solid wood flooring. The beautiful tall windows overlook your own private cottage style garden with fruit trees and patio area.

Devonshire Buildings is an ideal location for those who work in the city of Bath or are looking to commute to Bristol or London. Both Bath Spa and Oldfield Park train stations are within walking distance from the property. Locally there is an abundance of amenities providing everything that one might need. Bear Flat provides cafes, barbers, florist, Co-Op, newsagents, pharmacy, deli and public house. In addition the delightful nearby Moorland road hosts a plethora of shops, supermarket and renowned family butcher. Recreationally there is Alexandra Park, with quite possibly the best views over the city, Entry Hill golf club and Baskervilles gymnastic centre. Local schools include Beechen Cliff, Ralph Allen, Hayesfield Girls school, Moorlands and Widcombe Infant and Junior schools.

Communal Hallway
Hardwood door to front. Stairs to first floor. Storage cupboard belonging to apartment housing combination boiler.

Entrance Hall
Hardwood door to hall. Dado rail. Telephone entry system. Wall light. Wooden floor. Access to bedroom one, kitchen, lounge and bathroom.

Lounge - 16' 8'' x 13' 3'' (5.08m x 4.04m)
Two glazed sash windows to rear with original working shutters. Detailed coving. Picture rail. Period fireplace with iron grate, tiled inset, slate hearth and wooden mantel. Wall lights. Skirting. TV point. Telephone point. Double radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 11' 1'' x 9' 11'' (3.38m x 3.02m)
Two glazed sash windows to rear with original working shutters. Part glazed door to rear. Selection of fitted wall and base units with wooden work top surface and plate rack/drainer. Inset Belfast sink with taps. Part tiled walls. Plumbing for washing machine. Built in gas hob. Built in electric oven. Extractor hood. Radiator.

Bedroom One - 15' 1'' x 8' 9'' (4.59m x 2.66m)
Glazed sash window to rear aspect with custom made shutters. Built in wardrobes. Double radiator.

Bedroom Two - 11' 10'' x 8' 9'' (3.60m x 2.66m)
Glazed sash window to rear with custom made shutters. Stable to front courtyard. Dado rail. Stone fireplace. Two recesses with shelving. Wall light.

White suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Picture rail. Wall light. Extractor fan. Wood floor. Radiator. Recessed shelving.


Garden - 57' 0'' x 29' 0'' (17.36m x 8.83m)
Fenced and walled surround. Partly laid to lawn. Flower beds and borders. Selection of shrubs and trees. Rear access wooden gate. Patio area. Garden shed. Outside tap.

Trellised surround. Mainly laid to gravel. Gate to front. Outside tap.

Devonshire Buildings is a one way street that runs in a horseshoe shape and with the flat having both front and rear access you have the option of on-street parking at either front or rear aspect.

999 years from 25th March 1981Ground rent £20 pa.Management charge tbc

Standard broadband available up to 17Mb (Estimated 6Mb)Fibre optic broadband available up to 76Mb

Stamp Duty
You will have to pay £4,250.00 in stamp duty.Your effective stamp duty rate is 1.49%.

Council Tax
Band - C

EPC Rating
Band - D

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £418,949 Sales 949 Current average value £431,823 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,216 ▲ 0.52%

Property value data/graphs for BA2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £662,088 £406 3.9 £594,121
Semi-detached £389,991 £359 3.3 £375,934
Terraced £355,369 £364 3.0 £378,967
Flats £330,485 £446 1.9 £345,853

Current asking prices in BA2

Average: £452,729
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £640,000
Flats £252,971
- -
All £301,350

Current asking rents in BA2

Average: £1,238 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £824 pcm
£920 pcm
£1,590 pcm
£2,217 pcm
Flats £890 pcm
£1,183 pcm
£1,667 pcm
- £1,499 pcm
All £876 pcm
£1,066 pcm
£1,608 pcm
£2,216 pcm
£1,499 pcm

Fun facts for BA2

Highest value in BA2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Street £1,505,749
Darlington Place £1,459,624
Farleigh Hungerford £1,426,462
Sharpstone £1,401,280
Dunsford Place £1,396,590
Highest turnover in BA2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Avonpark 75.9%
Dahlia Gardens 66.7%
Stanway Close 60.0%
Cambridge Terrace 58.3%
Old Forge Way 55.6%

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Nearby transport

  • Bath Spa (0.6 miles)
  • Oldfield Park (0.9 miles)
  • Freshford (3.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (15.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (42.3 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (46.7 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (10.9 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (11.1 miles)
  • Redcliffe Back Ferry Landing (11.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Paragon School, Junior School of Prior Park College (0.4 miles)
  • Moorlands Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • Moorlands Junior School (0.5 miles)
  • Bath College (0.7 miles)
  • Bath Academy (0.9 miles)
  • St Brendan's Sixth Form College (8.4 miles)
  • Beechen Cliff School (0.2 miles)
  • Hayesfield Girls School (0.5 miles)
  • Prior Park College (1.0 mile)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,176 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 28,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £909 /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 £135,000 Contents value up to £30,000 Average insurance cost £34/mo (£402/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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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: 7500 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Bath and North East Somerset

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £132 /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 £21 Sewerage £21 Estimated water cost £42 /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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