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2 bed flat for sale

£165,000 Offers over

Arnold Road, Mangotsfield, Bristol BS16

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Property features

  • Two bedrooms
  • Near to bristol cycle path
  • Allocated parking space
  • No onward chain
  • Ideal buy to let
  • Attic storage

Property description

first step on the ladder! This two bedroom apartment offers 15ft living room and allocated parking space. The ideal buy to let it is offered chain free.


Downend and mangotsfield

Both traditional Mangotsfield (mentioned in the Domesday Book) and nearby Downend provide options for shopping, eating and relaxing. This home benefits from close access to the Bath/Bristol cycle track.

Downend is a suburb of Bristol to the west of is in the South Gloucestershire local district, located to the north east of Bristol and bordered by the Bristol city suburb of Fishponds to its south west and the South Gloucestershire suburbs of Staple Hill to the south, Frenchay to the west. Between Downend and Frenchay is Cleevewood and Bromley Heath, popular areas for families. Housing stock in Downend consists mainly of 1930's to 1950's semi detached and detached properties.

Downend benefits from beautiful countryside and a host of attractions on its doorstep. Approximately 14 miles to the south lies the historic city of Bath which is steeped in history and has stunning architecture.

In 2015 The Telegraph newspaper constructed an index of the best places to live in England and Wales using official data on average weekly incomes, crime rates, health, home ownership, and economic activity. Downend was ranked 221 out of 7137 areas to live by the Telegraph newspaper.

The high street is noted for its exuberant decoration with a number of shops hanging flowers above their doors The High Street is home to a number of independently owned child friendly restaurants and coffee shops allowing residents to eat out.

Entrance Hall
Telecom unit, cupboard, airing cupboard housing hot water tank, slatted shelf storage, access to loft storage.

Lounge 15' x 14' ( 4.57m x 4.27m )
Double glazed door to front and side. Double glazed doors leading to Juliet balcony. Laminate flooring.

Kitchen Area
Fitted kitchen with range of wall and base units incorporating stainless steel one and half bowl sink and drainer. Electric oven with cookerhood over, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge / freezer. Radiator.

Bedroom One 11' x 9' 9" ( 3.35m x 2.97m )
Double glazed window to rear of property. Radiator.

Bedroom Two 11' 7" x 9' 3" ( 3.53m x 2.82m )
Double glazed window to rear of property. Built in wardrobes, TV point, telephone point, radiator.

Double glazed window to side of property. Extractor fan, shaver point, bath with mixer taps and shower over, tiling. Heated towel rail.


Allocated parking space for one vehicle, number 52.

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1. 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.
2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
5: Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
6: Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £277,064 Sales 1,209 Current average value £293,830 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,728 ▲ 0.94%

Property value data/graphs for BS16

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £433,855 £305 3.8 £407,689
Semi-detached £288,206 £280 3.2 £286,880
Terraced £253,076 £261 2.9 £252,725
Flats £183,774 £288 1.8 £178,002

Current asking prices in BS16

Average: £312,508
Avg. current asking prices in BS16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £202,850
Flats £178,102
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All £183,197

Current asking rents in BS16

Average: £1,004 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BS16
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £512 pcm
£887 pcm
£1,112 pcm
£1,688 pcm
£1,642 pcm
Flats £588 pcm
£823 pcm
£953 pcm
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All £563 pcm
£862 pcm
£1,074 pcm
£1,688 pcm
£1,642 pcm

Fun facts for BS16

Highest value in BS16
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Filton Road £683,186
Scantleberry Close £663,384
Cleeve Lawns £642,967
Lutyens Close £633,199
Grange Park £614,824
Highest turnover in BS16
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Courtfield Grove 64.7%
Ripon Court 57.9%
Maywood Road 53.7%
Betts Green 50.0%
Vanbrugh Lane 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Mangotsfield

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 85% (15 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Stapleton Road (3.6 miles)
  • Lawrence Hill (3.7 miles)
  • Bristol Parkway (3.8 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (12.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (37.5 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (55.5 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (4.5 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (4.6 miles)
  • Castle Park Ferry Landing (4.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Kings' Forest Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • The Tynings School (0.8 miles)
  • Mangotsfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Bristol Futures Academy (3.7 miles)
  • St Brendan's Sixth Form College (3.8 miles)
  • Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy (4.0 miles)
  • Mangotsfield School (0.4 miles)
  • King's Oak Academy (0.9 miles)
  • New Horizons Learning Centre (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£820 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 16,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £593 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £350,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£140/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

What more do I get

Up to 9 smart home sensors

Included in the price of your cover

Home emergency assistance

Included in the price of your cover

Contents cover

£75,000 to Unlimited

Buildings cover

£750,000 to Unlimited


Gas £25 Electricity £36 Estimated energy cost £61/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: 7500 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

South Gloucestershire

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £112 /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.


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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