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1 bed flat for sale


Sandgate Road, Folkestone CT20

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Property features

  • 2nd Floor Retirement Flat
  • Sold with tenant in situ
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Access to gardens
  • Walking distance to the Leas
  • Communal Facilities
  • One double bedroom
  • UPVC Double Glazing

Property description

A second floor 1 bedroom retirement flat sold with tenant in situ, currently returning over £6,000 per annum. Offering views over gardens and communal areas.

Agents Comments

We have been asked to market this property with a tenant in situ. Presently the gross rental income is £6600.

It should also be noted that there is an age restriction for this building which benefits from having a house manager and various communal facilities including lounge, washing room and access to Clifton Gardens.


Via a secure communal door with lift and stairs providing access to second floor level, private front door provides access to:

Entrance Hall

Coving, airing cupboard housing insulated hot water cylinder, slatted shelving and storage, pull cord alarm, doors to:

Living Room

Approx. 20' 0" x 10' 9", door entry 'phone, electric storage heater, wall lights, uPVC double glazed window overlooking gardens to rear, archway to:


Approx. 7' 5" x 5' 5" (maximum measurement to include units). Floor to ceiling tiling, range of wall and base units with drawers under, contemporary work surfaces with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit, ceramic 4 ring hob and built in electric oven, space for fridge/freezer.


Approx. 17' 0 x 9' 0". Coving, fitted wardrobe, shelving and further storage, emergency pull cord system, night storage electric heater, uPVC double glazed window to rear over the gardens with sea glimpses.


Three piece suite comprising paneled bath with electric power shower over, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, low level W.C., towel rail, wall mounted electric heater.

Length Of Lease

We have been informed by the vendor that the lease is 99 years from 1983 and therefore has 65 years remaining.


We have been informed by the vendor that the maintenance charges are £1170.82 every six months making an annual charge of £2341.64

Ground Rent

We have been informed by the vendor that the ground rent is 6 monthly being £220.81 making a total per annum of £441.62.

Council Tax

At this present time we have been informed by the vendor that this property is Council Tax Band B.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £223,068 Sales 387 Current average value £243,607 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,280 ▲ 3.52%

Property value data/graphs for CT20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £517,720 £307 4.0 £428,415
Semi-detached £290,950 £245 3.4 £267,780
Terraced £218,465 £232 3.0 £202,366
Flats £176,488 £251 2.0 £167,849

Current asking prices in CT20

Average: £215,055
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £160,000
Flats £104,551
All £106,369

Current asking rents in CT20

Average: £734 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £639 pcm
£951 pcm
£1,059 pcm
£1,300 pcm
Flats £524 pcm
£721 pcm
£979 pcm
£1,798 pcm
All £536 pcm
£744 pcm
£1,016 pcm
£1,549 pcm

Fun facts for CT20

Highest value in CT20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Temeraire Heights £1,040,016
Cliff Road £957,097
Pelham Gardens £817,413
Upper Corniche £750,650
Hardwick Road £676,555
Highest turnover in CT20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Granville Parade 42.9%
Newbury Close 40.6%
Oaks Road 40.0%
Ingles Road 40.0%
Granville Road East 40.0%

What Zoopla users think of Folkestone

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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone Central (0.5 miles)
  • Folkestone West (0.9 miles)
  • Sandling (4.7 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (13.1 miles)
  • Manston Airport (19.9 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (39.9 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (2.7 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (6.9 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (7.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone (0.5 miles)
  • St Eanswythe's Church of England Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Stella Maris Catholic Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • School of English Studies (0.4 miles)
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) (0.4 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (13.8 miles)
  • Ferndearle (0.6 miles)
  • The Folkestone School for Girls (0.9 miles)
  • The Harvey Grammar School (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£570 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 9,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £341 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£240/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 £20 Electricity £29 Estimated energy cost £49/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 B Council tax cost £133 /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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