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2 bed cottage for sale

£229,950

Briar Cottage, Church Walk, Queen Street, Gillingham SP8

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Property description

*** new instruction*** An attractive Grade 2 listed two bedroom character cottage, with courtyard garden & garage close by, located just off the high street in the precincts of St. Mary's church. EPC Band:- E

property
An attractive Grade 2 listed two bedroom cottage enjoying a quiet location in the conservation area of the old part of town overlooking St Mary's Church. This quaint & charming home has many character features and period detail presented in good decorative order throughout. The accommodation briefly comprises of a traditional style kitchen with flagstone flooring & wood burning stove, a well proportioned sitting room with sash window & plantation shutters, overlooking the front garden with a view of St Mary's Church; a light & airy main bedroom with sash window & plantation shutters, hatch with loft ladder to insulated & boarded loft space and an original 'Victorian' fireplace. The second bedroom has a built in wardrobe, original sash window overlooking the rear courtyard.

Outside
The front garden is enclosed by timber fencing, path and picket post latch gate which gives access to Church Walk. The garden is of a manageable size, with well stocked flower & shrub borders.
The rear courtyard is a paved & gravelled area making it very easy maintenance. There is a stone outbuilding with light & power, fixed casement window and door that leads into a cloakroom with low level W.C and wash hand basin.
The garage is situated nearby in St. Anne's Court with up & over door and further parking for 1 car,

location
Gillingham town offers a good range of facilities including 2 doctors surgeries, dentists, 3 chemists, 3 supermarkets to include Waitrose, banks and a building society, library, 3 primary schools and secondary school, post office, sports centre, public houses and a selection of restaurants and country town amenities. There is good access to the A303 and a mainline railway station on the London/Waterloo to Exeter line.

Additional Information:
Services : Mains Water, Gas, Electricity and Drainage.

Council Authority : North Dorset District Council

Caution : Nb All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have not
been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.

Agent's Notes : Fitted carpets as seen are included in the sale.

Energy Performance Certificate :
Rated E


Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1 Floorplan 2

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Market activity
Average price paid £257,545 Sales 234 Current average value £277,827 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £18,577 ▲ 7.17%

Property value data/graphs for SP8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £372,113 £274 3.6 £357,369
Semi-detached £227,598 £242 3.0 £218,212
Terraced £193,684 £233 2.7 £180,876
Flats £139,518 £214 1.8 £123,706

Current asking prices in SP8

Average: £295,841
Avg. current asking prices in SP8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £139,133
(3)
£231,847
(34)
£304,340
(65)
£401,787
(31)
£640,000
(3)
Flats £122,485
(7)
£130,764
(7)
- - -
All £127,480
(10)
£214,589
(41)
£304,340
(65)
£401,787
(31)
£640,000
(3)

Current asking rents in SP8

Average: £720 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SP8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £647 pcm
(5)
£873 pcm
(2)
£1,151 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £462 pcm
(2)
£581 pcm
(2)
- - -
All £462 pcm
(2)
£628 pcm
(7)
£873 pcm
(2)
£1,150 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for SP8

Highest value in SP8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Street £910,191
Fifehead Magdalen, Gillingham SP8 £647,649
Milton on Stour, Gillingham SP8 £578,164
Silton, Gillingham SP8 £565,645
Buckhorn Weston, Gillingham SP8 £505,577
Highest turnover in SP8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Arun Close 80.0%
Manor Farm Gate 60.0%
Highgrove 59.1%
Newton Close 55.0%
Yalbury Wood Way 53.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (0.4 miles)
  • Templecombe (6.6 miles)
  • Tisbury (8.8 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (26.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (30.5 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (40.6 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (25.9 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (26.0 miles)
  • Brownsea Island Ferry Landing (28.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Gillingham Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Wyke Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • St Mary the Virgin CofE VA Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Ivers College (4.4 miles)
  • Clayesmore School (8.2 miles)
  • King's Bruton (9.2 miles)
  • Gillingham School (0.4 miles)
  • Port Regis Preparatory School (3.0 miles)
  • Shaftesbury School (4.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Chaffers Estate Agents, SP8 on 01747 418920 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,023 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £734 /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 £100,000 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 £42 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £90/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: 15300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

North Dorset

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £149 /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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