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Preston Drove, Preston Park, Brighton BN1

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An exceptional garden apartment opposite Preston Park in this highly sought after residential enclave. The property has been meticulously refurbished by present owners mixing contemporary tones with traditional finishes. Beautifully presented throughout and featuring a 70ft landscaped rear garden.

A beautiful garden apartment forming part of a well maintained period building mixing period charm with contemporary features. Offering bright and spacious living accommodation with high ceilings to principal rooms, period features, and stunning 70ft landscaped rear garden with added benefit of south facing landscaped front garden. Features include large reception with original marble fireplace with gas fire. Double glazing, grand 26ft entrance hall with space for study/work area, spacious double bedroom, and modern bathroom. Well fitted kitchen area leading to decked patio area with steps down to lawn leading to outbuilding/shed and rear patio. To the front of the property is a useful storage area (Formally Coal Shed), perfect for storing garden furniture, bicycles etc. The property also benefits from a newly installed gas central heating system.

Located in a popular residential enclave in the catchment area for numerous renowned schools, close to Brighton City centre, with good commuter links to London from Preston Park station and Brighton's mainline station close by. Also in walking distance are the Sussex downs/National Park our award-winning beach.

The property is close to the open space of Preston Park and the recently redeveloped Open Market and London Road/Preston Circus area which offer numerous restaurants and a vibrant foodie scene. The famous Brighton Laines & beach are within walking distance. Artist open houses run through the spring months along with summer fairs and street parties in Blaker's park/Preston park and surrounding streets. Looking for an evening out? The Duke Of York's Picture house is one of the best in the UK along with great local pubs serving good food (try The Hare & Hounds, Joker, Open House, Signal Man, Park View, Preston Park Tavern & Jolly Poacher). Excellent local shops including Arkwright's delicatessen and Moe's at The Circus serving the best coffee and scrumptious things. Brighton mainline station is moments away with a direct link to Victoria accessible in less than one hour, perfect for commuters. Further good transport links directly to London from both Preston Park and London Road station close by.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £411,851 Sales 991 Current average value £420,917 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,680 ▲ 0.64%

Property value data/graphs for BN1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £684,327 £442 3.8 £644,962
Semi-detached £467,595 £437 3.4 £470,399
Terraced £502,492 £529 3.2 £508,247
Flats £284,586 £491 1.7 £280,893

Current asking prices in BN1

Average: £476,556
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £445,000
(2)
£433,182
(22)
£489,173
(68)
£632,428
(59)
£1,013,786
(14)
Flats £251,636
(53)
£378,441
(83)
£524,293
(15)
£899,967
(3)
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All £258,667
(55)
£389,910
(105)
£495,520
(83)
£645,373
(62)
£1,013,786
(14)

Current asking rents in BN1

Average: £1,459 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £703 pcm
(8)
£1,490 pcm
(12)
£1,638 pcm
(14)
£2,001 pcm
(12)
£3,547 pcm
(7)
Flats £1,018 pcm
(103)
£1,446 pcm
(112)
£2,389 pcm
(8)
£2,627 pcm
(3)
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All £995 pcm
(111)
£1,450 pcm
(124)
£1,911 pcm
(22)
£2,126 pcm
(15)
£3,547 pcm
(7)

Fun facts for BN1

Highest value in BN1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Withdean Road £1,517,910
Dyke Road Avenue £1,455,291
Powis Villas £1,104,979
Surrenden Crescent £1,012,287
Ship Street £974,991
Highest turnover in BN1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
London Terrace 50.0%
Withdean Avenue 50.0%
Fernhurst Close 50.0%
Hilltop 45.5%
Withdean Rise 45.1%

What Zoopla users think of Brighton

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 87% (364 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Preston Park (0.3 miles)
  • London Road (Brighton) (0.7 miles)
  • Brighton (1.1 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (6.6 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (21.1 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (45.9 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (9.6 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (31.4 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (31.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Balfour Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Stanford Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • Varndean College (0.6 miles)
  • Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (0.7 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (1.1 miles)
  • Dorothy Stringer School (0.4 miles)
  • Lancing College Preparatory School At Hove (0.6 miles)
  • Varndean School (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,313 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 30,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,079 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

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 £19/mo (£226/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 £20 Electricity £29 Estimated energy cost £49/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Brighton and Hove

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £139 /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 £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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