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1 bed flat for sale

£186,000 (£521/sq. ft)

Castle Hill, Reading RG1

1 1 357 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Communal garden
  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Waterfront
  • No onward chain
  • Off Street residents parking
  • Edge of town centre location
  • Walking distance to Reading train station

Property description

Samuel James proudly presents a ground floor one bedroom flat located within the Castle Hill Conservation area of central Reading. The flat offers superb access into Reading centre, train station & Oracle Shopping centre as well as off road parking.

Further benefits of this flat include its own front door accessed via the well-kept communal gardens. The flat is also located to the rear of the building away from the busy main road.

There are no onward chain complications with the sale of this property.

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor.
Items shown in photographs are not included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation.
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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Market activity
Average price paid £284,975 Sales 637 Current average value £304,531 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£657 ▼ -0.21%

Property value data/graphs for RG1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £577,212 £370 4.0 £528,294
Semi-detached £420,353 £361 3.5 £411,172
Terraced £298,695 £372 2.9 £309,607
Flats £262,031 £420 1.7 £251,839

Current asking prices in RG1

Average: £335,920
Avg. current asking prices in RG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £192,289
(3)
£274,532
(37)
£357,282
(40)
£564,994
(16)
£802,475
(6)
Flats £206,667
(63)
£270,689
(108)
£489,900
(5)
- -
All £206,013
(66)
£271,670
(145)
£372,018
(45)
£564,994
(16)
£802,475
(6)

Current asking rents in RG1

Average: £941 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £593 pcm
(124)
£1,057 pcm
(15)
£1,153 pcm
(18)
£1,573 pcm
(23)
£2,128 pcm
(10)
Flats £768 pcm
(308)
£1,153 pcm
(127)
£1,755 pcm
(12)
- -
All £717 pcm
(432)
£1,143 pcm
(142)
£1,393 pcm
(30)
£1,573 pcm
(23)
£2,128 pcm
(10)

Fun facts for RG1

Highest value in RG1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lancaster Close £734,756
Downshire Square £713,388
Morgan Road £666,134
Allcroft Road £650,339
Cadugan Place £628,553
Highest turnover in RG1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
The Old Lane 72.7%
Crown Place 63.6%
Woodstock Street 50.0%
Yew Lane 46.2%
Mount Pleasant 46.2%

What Zoopla users think of Reading

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  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 81% (299 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Reading West (0.5 miles)
  • Reading (0.6 miles)
  • Tilehurst (2.5 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (22.4 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (38.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (39.3 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (23.1 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (23.1 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (26.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Coley Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • All Saints Church of England Aided Infant School (0.3 miles)
  • All Saints Junior School (0.3 miles)
  • UTC Reading (1.7 miles)
  • TLG Reading (2.9 miles)
  • Bradfield College (6.5 miles)
  • Kendrick School (0.7 miles)
  • The Deenway Montessori School (0.7 miles)
  • The Abbey School Reading (0.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Samuel James, RG1 on +44 118 443 9272 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£781 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,600
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £593 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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 £75,000 Average insurance cost £16/mo (£194/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 £20 Electricity £27 Estimated energy cost £47/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Reading

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £106 /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 £9 Sewerage £10 Estimated water cost £19 /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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