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2 bed flat for sale

£130,000

Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone CT20

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Property features

  • Central Location
  • Lower Ground Garden Flat
  • No Chain
  • EPC - D

Property description



For sale with Reeds Rains estate agents....A well situated two bedroom lower ground floor apartment on Langhorne Gardens, within close proximity of the famous Leas promenade and within walking distance of the town centre. The accommodation comprises of two good size bedrooms, a large open plan lounge and kitchen, bathroom and en suite shower room to the master and a rear courtyard garden. This property is offered to the open market with no forward chain and must be seen at your earliest opportunity.

Location

The West End of Folkestone is lined with period properties and also features The Grand with it's beautiful seaside promenade, frequented at the turn of the century by Royalty and High Society. There are plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants as well as numerous shops and local amenities. The nearby harbour area includes the renown Rock Salt restaurant and a huge regeneration programme proposed in coming years, together with the already established 'creative quarter'. Within a short walk from the high speed rail station, offering fast services to St Pancras in under an hour and with well regarded primary and secondary schools within close proximity. Folkestone is fast being recognised by commuters as the perfect place to be with it's well priced housing stock, easy access to London and glorious situation by the sea. Easy access to the continent by Eurostar services from Ashford International, the Channel Tunnel at Cheriton via Dover harbour. The M20 motorway is a short drive away to London and the M25 orbital.

Agents Notes

We have been informed by our vendor that the building is shortly due to undergo refurbishment works which includes essential repairs and external re decoration. The cost of these works amount to in the region of £8500 and we are informed by our seller that they will be covering these costs.

Private Entrance

Via UPVC door to:

Open Plan Living Room / Kitchen (5.97m x 7.82m)

Kitchen Area

Range of matching base and wall units with roll top work surfaces, inset electric oven with electric hob and extractor over, space for washing machine, space for fridge, splash back tiling.

Living Area

Sliding doors out to front, radiator.

Bedroom 1 (3.45m x 7.44m)

Double glazed door out to rear garden, radiator, two double glazed windows, door to en suite.

En-Suite Shower Room (1.73m x 1.80m)

Shower cubicle, tiled surround, low level WC, wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 (2.51m x 4.27m)

Double glazed window to rear, radiator.

Bathroom (1.93m x 2.97m)

Matching white three piece suite comprising of paneled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled surround, extractor fan.

Garden

Two tiered garden with walled surround. Lower tier is a small patio area, with upper tier being a small planted area.

Lease Details

We have been informed by our vendor that the property has 97 years remaining on the lease.

Service Charge

We have been informed by our vendor that the service charge is £1465.20 per annum.

Ground Rent

We have been informed by our vendor that the ground rent is £93.75 per annum.

Money Laundering Regulations

Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

Important note to purchasers:

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £235,939 Sales 386 Current average value £246,608 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,639 ▲ 4.07%

Property value data/graphs for CT20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £523,368 £309 4.0 £459,680
Semi-detached £294,035 £247 3.4 £273,911
Terraced £220,490 £232 3.0 £220,586
Flats £179,255 £256 2.0 £172,201

Current asking prices in CT20

Average: £217,840
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £228,333
(3)
£218,661
(9)
£289,369
(18)
£479,409
(11)
£429,992
(6)
Flats £106,716
(52)
£184,403
(71)
£307,038
(13)
£475,000
(1)
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All £113,350
(55)
£188,257
(80)
£296,779
(31)
£479,042
(12)
£429,992
(6)

Current asking rents in CT20

Average: £742 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £535 pcm
(2)
£826 pcm
(2)
£1,000 pcm
(5)
£1,174 pcm
(4)
-
Flats £550 pcm
(16)
£682 pcm
(21)
£965 pcm
(6)
£1,798 pcm
(1)
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All £548 pcm
(18)
£694 pcm
(23)
£981 pcm
(11)
£1,299 pcm
(5)
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Fun facts for CT20

Highest value in CT20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Temeraire Heights £1,051,646
Cliff Road £966,747
Pelham Gardens £826,140
Upper Corniche £760,706
Hardwick Road £684,222
Highest turnover in CT20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Granville Parade 42.9%
Newbury Close 40.6%
Oaks Road 40.0%
Ingles Road 40.0%
Granville Road East 40.0%

What Zoopla users think of Folkestone

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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone Central (0.5 miles)
  • Folkestone West (1.0 mile)
  • Sandling (4.7 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (13.2 miles)
  • Manston Airport (19.9 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (40.0 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (2.7 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (6.8 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (7.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone (0.4 miles)
  • St Eanswythe's Church of England Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Folkestone, St Peter's Church of England Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) (0.5 miles)
  • School of English Studies (0.5 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (13.8 miles)
  • Ferndearle (0.6 miles)
  • The Beacon Folkestone (0.9 miles)
  • The Harvey Grammar School (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£701 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £467 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£235/yr)
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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 £24 Electricity £37 Estimated energy cost £61/mo

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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: 8200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Shepway

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £114 /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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