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4 bed semi-detached bungalow for sale

£297,500 Guide price

Solway Avenue, Brighton, East Sussex BN1

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Property features

  • Over 60s only under Homewise's lifetime lease plan
  • Discounts range from 8.5% to 59%
  • The actual price you will pay depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria
  • Call for a personalised quote
  • 4 bedroom semi-detached bungalow
  • Garage + off-road parking
  • Development potential, subject to planning permission
  • Great Location
  • Rear garden
  • EPC energy rating G (18)

Property description

Purchasing this property with A lifetime lease

This property is offered at a reduced price for the over 60s under Homewise's Home for Life Plan. This is a lifetime lease.

The above price represents a mid-range discount from the property's full market value, and is based on a single male applicant aged 69 years. The actual price you will pay depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria. Discounts range from 8.5% to 59%.

For more information or a personalised quote, just give us a call. Alternatively, if you are under 60 or would like to purchase this property without a lifetime lease at its full market price of £450,000, please contact Cubitt & West.

Property description

A true blank canvass and somewhere for you to make your mark. For those looking for a project to call their own look no further! Situated in the ever popular Solway Avenue this semi detached home is considered ideal for those who commute as it offers you great road transport links to both the A23 and also the A27 along with local bus services at the end of the road in Mackie Avenue. For families, Patcham High School is located close by.

Well proportioned rooms offer you flexible accommodation over two floors and with the first floor at first fix stage there is tremendous scope to change the layout and even add a further dormer (subject to planning permission being obtained) to provide you further space.

You’ll have the chance to transform the garden into an idyllic paradise and a safe space for children. There is the benefit of both a double garage and also off road parking to the front for several cars.

If you are looking for somewhere to buy and finish the renovations on, call us now to book your appointment to view but hurry as houses in this location and affording this much potential are rarely available and always generate significant interest.

Room sizes:
  • Ground floor
  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge 16'7 x 12'0 (5.06m x 3.66m)
  • Kitchen Area 17'1 x 9'4 (5.21m x 2.85m)
  • Sun Room Extension
  • Bedroom 3 22'9 x 14'6 (6.94m x 4.42m)
  • Bedroom 4 8'6 x 6'0 (2.59m x 1.83m)
  • Bathroom
  • First floor
  • Landing
  • Bedroom 1 10'6 x 9'9 (3.20m x 2.97m)
  • Bedroom 2 9'7 x 8'8 (2.92m x 2.64m)
  • Outside
  • Off Street Parking
  • Shared Driveway
  • Rear Garden

The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. Suitable as a retirement home.

Property info

Ground Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £400,943 Sales 1,037 Current average value £417,584 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £15,032 ▲ 3.73%

Property value data/graphs for BN1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £691,003 £443 3.8 £671,041
Semi-detached £465,941 £435 3.4 £466,330
Terraced £496,540 £517 3.2 £496,768
Flats £280,090 £479 1.7 £272,634

Current asking prices in BN1

Average: £481,822
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £134,333
Flats £242,504
All £236,709

Current asking rents in BN1

Average: £1,393 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £778 pcm
£1,519 pcm
£1,578 pcm
£2,404 pcm
£2,514 pcm
Flats £902 pcm
£1,342 pcm
£2,030 pcm
£2,284 pcm
£2,708 pcm
All £893 pcm
£1,357 pcm
£1,767 pcm
£2,376 pcm
£2,528 pcm

Fun facts for BN1

Highest value in BN1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Dyke Road Avenue £1,468,875
Withdean Road £1,464,984
Powis Villas £1,107,508
Surrenden Crescent £1,016,841
Ship Street £975,511
Highest turnover in BN1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
London Terrace 50.0%
Withdean Avenue 50.0%
St. Andrews Road 47.1%
Terminus Place 45.5%
Withdean Rise 42.9%

What Zoopla users think of Brighton

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 87% (340 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Preston Park (1.5 miles)
  • Moulsecoomb (1.7 miles)
  • London Road (Brighton) (2.1 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (7.1 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (19.6 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (44.5 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (10.1 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (31.8 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (31.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Patcham Junior School (0.2 miles)
  • The Dharma Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Patcham Infant School (0.4 miles)
  • Varndean College (1.0 mile)
  • Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (2.3 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (2.5 miles)
  • Patcham High School (0.3 miles)
  • Patcham House Special School (0.5 miles)
  • Varndean School (1.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Homewise Ltd, BN13 on 01903 906571 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,140 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 29,750
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £949 /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 £150,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£228/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 £58 Electricity £59 Estimated energy cost £117/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: 20800 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /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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