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Sycamore Lodge, Sevenoaks Road, Orpington BR6

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Property features

  • G/Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Double Bedroom
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen With Appliances
  • Bathroom Room
  • Communal Lounge/Kitchen
  • Communal Laundry Facilities
  • Lift To All Floors
  • Guest Suite Available
  • Communal Gardens

Property description

This ground floor apartment is set within a modern sought-after retirement block, and is located on the favoured south side of Orpington, within a short level walk of the town centre. It is also close to local churches, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, bus routes, and the mainline station. The apartment is well presented and accommodation includes: A lounge opening onto a kitchen with built-in appliances, bedroom with built-in wardrobe, and bathroom. In addition, the communal areas are well maintained- there is a residents' lounge with kitchen area, as well as a laundry, south facing communal garden, residents' parking, and guest suite. A house manager is available on site on a part-time basis, and there is also a care-line pull chord system. Residents must be aged 55 years or over.

Communal Entrance

With entry phone system. Lift and staircase leading to all floors. Residents' Lounge opening directly onto the gardens and with kitchen area, laundry, guest suite (available by prior arrangement), and entrance to house manager's office. Entrance to:-


Night storage heater. Entryphone system. Emergency pull chord and intercom. Coving to ceiling. Walk-in storage cupboard with light, and housing meters. Additional cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Lounge (13'4 x 9'8 (4.06m x 2.95m))

Double glazed window to front. Night storage heater. Wall light points. Emergency pull chord. Attractive marble effect fireplace with mantel over. Door to:-

Kitchen (5'10 x 8'0 max (5'10 min) (1.78m x 2.44m max ( 1.7)

Fitted with a modern range of wall, base and drawer units and colour coordinated worktops. Partly tiled walls. Integrated four ring electric hob with extractor hood over and with electric oven under, built-in dishwasher and fridge. Inset stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit. Display cabinets. Extractor fan. Emergency pull chord. Wall mounted heater.

Bedroom (8'9 x 8'6 max (2.67m x 2.59m max))

Double glazed front aspect window. Emergency pull chord. Night storage heater. Coving to ceiling. Mirrored double door built-in wardrobe.


Fitted with a white suite comprising:- panel bath with separate shower unit over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, partly tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Extractor. Emergency pull chord. Wall mounted heater. Extractor fan.

Residents' Parking


Communal Grounds

Including well maintained gardens to the rear of the block of apartments, backing approximately south.

Agents' Note:

We have been advised the lease length is approximately 73 years, and that the ground rent charge is £150 per annum. The service charge of approximately £3,542 per annum (from 1st April 2016) includes maintenance and cleaning of the communal areas, the gardens and carpark, and the service to Careline UK (when the house manager is not on duty). This information should all be verified by a purchaser and/or their Solicitor prior to exchange of contracts.

Residents must be aged 55 years or over.


From our offices adjacent to Tesco in Orpington, proceed to the War Memorial. Take the third exit, continuing along Sevenoaks Road. The main entrance to Sycamore Lodge is in The Avenue which is the second right hand turning.


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Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £531,016 Sales 542 Current average value £581,609 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £16,847 ▲ 2.98%

Property value data/graphs for BR6

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £839,646 £489 3.9 £757,530
Semi-detached £519,999 £466 3.3 £493,872
Terraced £409,701 £443 2.8 £389,810
Flats £292,128 £437 1.9 £306,881

Current asking prices in BR6

Average: £717,686
Avg. current asking prices in BR6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £265,000
Flats £266,883
All £266,474

Current asking rents in BR6

Average: £1,883 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BR6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £650 pcm
£1,292 pcm
£1,583 pcm
£1,972 pcm
£3,748 pcm
Flats £911 pcm
£1,212 pcm
- - -
All £878 pcm
£1,260 pcm
£1,583 pcm
£1,972 pcm
£3,748 pcm

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Holwood Park Avenue £3,996,507
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Sunnydale £2,122,601
Highest turnover in BR6
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Poynings Close 50.0%
Wistaria Close 50.0%
Tubbenden Close 46.7%
Novar Close 46.2%

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Nearby transport

  • Orpington (0.4 miles)
  • Chelsfield (1.1 miles)
  • Petts Wood (1.6 miles)
  • London City Airport (9.5 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (19.7 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (25.2 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (8.7 miles)
  • Woolwich Ferry South Pier (8.8 miles)
  • Woolwich Ferry North Pier (9.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Holy Innocents Catholic Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Warren Road Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Tubbenden Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Kent House Hospital School (1.8 miles)
  • London South East Colleges (2.9 miles)
  • Nash College (3.9 miles)
  • St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School (0.4 miles)
  • Clannad Education Centre (0.9 miles)
  • Harris Academy Orpington (0.9 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,015 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £827 /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 £350,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£132/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 £23 Electricity £27 Estimated energy cost £50/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: 6900 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £108 /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.

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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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