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2 bed flat for sale

£165,000 Guide price

Colton Street, Leicester LE1

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Property features

  • Modern Third Floor Apartment
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Balconies To One Bedroom & The Lounge/Dining Room
  • En-Suite To One Bedroom
  • No Upward Chain
  • Available With Vacant Possession Or With The Current Tenant In Situ
  • Ideal For Professionals Or Rental Investors
  • Great Access To Restaurants, Bars, Shops & Amenities

Property description

*** calling all professionals and rental investors ***
This modern, two bedroom apartment is being sold with either vacant possession or with the current tenant in situ. The apartment is situated on the third floor and boasts a large balcony off of the living/dining room and a further balcony accessed via one of the bedrooms. The apartment is situated on the third floor of the popular Squirrel Building, Colton Street adjacent to the City's new cultural quarter in Leicester City Centre. Set in a central location, providing easy access to restaurants, bars, shops and amenities as well as De Mountford University and Leicester Royal Infirmary. The apartment itself benefits from double glazing and gas central heating. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, two good sized double bedrooms, one having a balcony and one with an en-suite. A further main bathroom with a shower over the bath, fitted kitchen with white goods and living/dining room with a balcony to the front aspect. Secure parking is also available with the property. No upward chain. Call Castlegate now on to arrange an accompanied viewing!

Entrance Hallway
Entrance through main door into hallway with intercom entry system, telephone point and radiator. Decorated with painted walls and laminate flooring. Access into main living/dining room, bathroom and both bedrooms.

Living/Dining Room - 15' 8'' x 21' 2'' (4.77m x 6.45m)
One UPVC double glazed window to front aspect and a flag style double glazed window with french doors opening on to a balcony that spans the width of the room. TV and telephone points, two radiators and storage/cloak cupboard. Decorated with laminate flooring and painted walls.

Kitchen - 10' 7'' x 6' 10'' (3.22m x 2.08m)
A range of fitted wooden base and wall units with rolled edge worktops incorporating electric hobs, electric fan oven with fitted extractor above, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, integrated fridge/freezer and plumbing for washing machine. A storage cupboard housing the heating and water tank. Decorated with vinyl flooring and painted walls with tiled splash backs between units.

Bathroom - 5' 6'' x 7' 10'' (1.68m x 2.39m)
Fitted with a three piece suite comprises of panel bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC. Wall mounted heated towel rail, down lighting and extractor fan. Decorated with vinyl flooring, painted wall and tiles surrounding the suite.

Bedroom One - 9' 4'' x 13' 11'' (2.84m x 4.24m)
Large double glazed window units spanning width of bedroom with a door opening onto a balcony. A walk-in wardrobe/dressing room. A radiator, TV Point and telephone points. Decorated with laminate flooring and painted walls.

En-suite - 6' 10'' x 5' 4'' (2.08m x 1.62m)
Comprising of pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, shower cubicle with electric shower. Wall mounted heated towel rail, down lighting, extractor fan and loft hatch. Decorated with vinyl flooring and painted walls and tiles surrounding suite.

Bedroom Two - 8' 5'' x 10' 0'' (2.56m x 3.05m)
UPVC double glazed window with radiator beneath. Decorated with laminate flooring and painted walls. TV point.


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £121,247 Sales 137 Current average value £157,949 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,207 ▲ 4.09%

Property value data/graphs for LE1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £283,792 - 3.7 -
Semi-detached £250,949 - 3.6 £190,000
Terraced £248,247 £178 3.2 £299,000
Flats £146,885 £227 1.8 £116,721

Current asking prices in LE1

Average: £128,756
Avg. current asking prices in LE1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £190,000
(1)
£282,500
(2)
-
Flats £86,494
(27)
£128,361
(35)
- - -
All £86,494
(27)
£128,361
(35)
£190,000
(1)
£282,500
(2)
-

Current asking rents in LE1

Average: £670 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LE1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £540 pcm
(6)
£870 pcm
(8)
£802 pcm
(1)
£1,237 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £559 pcm
(183)
£754 pcm
(129)
£1,148 pcm
(15)
£1,569 pcm
(7)
£1,531 pcm
(5)
All £558 pcm
(189)
£761 pcm
(137)
£1,127 pcm
(16)
£1,495 pcm
(9)
£1,531 pcm
(5)

Fun facts for LE1

Highest value in LE1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Wellington Street £285,872
De Montfort Street £279,560
New Walk £270,402
West Street £270,141
Salisbury Road £254,093
Highest turnover in LE1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Shires Lane 74.2%
Church Street 64.3%
Berridge Street 60.0%
Colton Square 51.6%
Lancaster Place 30.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Leicester (0.2 miles)
  • South Wigston (3.6 miles)
  • Syston (4.6 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (16.0 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (23.6 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (28.9 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (64.1 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (64.2 miles)
  • Hull Ferry Terminal (84.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Sparkenhoe Community Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Highfields Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Al-Islamia Institute for Education (0.5 miles)
  • Regent College (0.6 miles)
  • Leicester College co Freemen's Park Campus (0.8 miles)
  • Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College (1.0 mile)
  • Moat Community College (0.3 miles)
  • Leicester International School (0.4 miles)
  • Al-Ihsaan Community College (0.5 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£785 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 16,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £526 /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 £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £24/mo (£287/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 £23 Electricity £29 Estimated energy cost £52/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: 7700 kWh/year
Electricity: 2300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Leicester

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £154 /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 £16 Sewerage £13 Estimated water cost £29 /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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