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Shaftesbury Road, Southsea PO5

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Property features

  • One bedroom top floor flat
  • Sea views
  • Generous room sizes
  • No forward chain
  • Extremely close to local amenities

Property description

How unusual to have a cosy one bedroom flat with views over the common, arcades and solent within this price bracket!

How unusual to have a cosy one bedroom flat with views over the common, arcades and solent within this price bracket! However that is exactly why this property will be so popular with the first time buyers and investors alike. Comprising of a large lounge, equally sized bedroom, generous bathroom and fitted kitchen this property further benefits from no forward chain, a buzzer door entry system and the potential to achieve over £725pcm in rent.

Entrance Hall
Smooth plastered ceiling and walls, door to front elevation from communal hallway, buzzer intercom system, laminate flooring. Doors to;

Lounge 14' 1" x 11' 6" ( 4.29m x 3.51m )
Smooth plastered ceiling and walls, two double glazed windows to front elevation, radiator, laminate flooring

Kitchen 10' 6" x 6' 9" ( 3.20m x 2.06m )
Smooth plastered ceiling and walls with tiled splashbacks, double glazed window to side elevation with stunning sea views, fitted kitchen, wall and base units, stainless steel sink, electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator

Bedroom 14' 1" max x 12' 4" ( 4.29m max x 3.76m )
Smooth plastered ceiling and walls, two double glazed windows to front elevation, cupboard housing CH Boiler, radiator, laminate flooring

Smooth ceiling, tiled walls, double glazed window to side elevation, bath with mixer taps and over head shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail

The Block
Due for refurbishment, this sizeable property is managed locally by Cosgroves, work is planned for later this year

We currently hold lease details as displayed above, should you require further information please contact the branch. Please note additional fees could be incurred for items such as leasehold packs.

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. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. These particulars are issued in good faith but do not constitute representations of fact or form part of any offer or contract. The matters referred to in these particulars should be independently verified by prospective buyers or tenants. Neither sequence (UK) limited nor any of its employees or agents has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £225,823 Sales 346 Current average value £246,840 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £772 ▲ 0.31%

Property value data/graphs for PO5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £586,855 £279 4.6 £620,500
Semi-detached £446,167 £312 4.2 £415,315
Terraced £293,550 £280 3.3 £292,191
Flats £179,322 £301 1.9 £161,431

Current asking prices in PO5

Average: £266,859
Avg. current asking prices in PO5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £142,666
Flats £115,000
All £117,813

Current asking rents in PO5

Average: £1,083 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PO5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £420 pcm
£932 pcm
£1,126 pcm
£1,402 pcm
£1,799 pcm
Flats £621 pcm
£843 pcm
£1,133 pcm
£1,399 pcm
£1,759 pcm
All £594 pcm
£858 pcm
£1,131 pcm
£1,402 pcm
£1,789 pcm

Fun facts for PO5

Highest value in PO5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lorne Road £538,362
St. Edwards Road £527,541
Queen's Grove £514,436
Garden Lane £498,971
Livingstone Road £475,862
Highest turnover in PO5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
St. Vincents Road 46.2%
The Retreat 38.6%
Clifton Terrace 36.4%
Brandon Road 35.3%
Bush Street East 33.3%

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Nearby transport

  • Portsmouth & Southsea (0.9 miles)
  • Portsmouth Harbour (1.0 mile)
  • Fratton (1.1 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (16.2 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (32.8 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (34.9 miles)
  • Southsea Hoverport (0.3 miles)
  • Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal (0.8 miles)
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station Pier (1.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cottage Grove Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • St Jude's CofE Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • St Swithun's Catholic Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Winchester College (21.1 miles)
  • Queen Mary's College (32.5 miles)
  • Lancing College (34.7 miles)
  • Portsmouth High School (0.2 miles)
  • St John's College (0.3 miles)
  • The Portsmouth Grammar School (0.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£654 Monthly total


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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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £8/mo (£94/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


Gas £21 Electricity £30 Estimated energy cost £51/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £101 /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 £9 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £27 /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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