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3 bed detached house for sale

£300,000

Melford Close, Longthorpe, Peterborough PE3

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Property features

  • Sought after location, easy access into Peterborough & the main line station
  • Light and spacious accommodation
  • Three bedrooms - Fitted kitchen - Dining room
  • Generous front and rear gardens
  • Garage

Property description


Summary
A well-presented detached property situated in the sought after area of Longthorpe in Peterborough. The property offers spacious and flexible accommodation throughout and briefly comprises; a hallway, downstairs cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen, dining room, a family bathroom and three double...

Description
A well-presented detached property situated in the sought after area of Longthorpe in Peterborough. The property offers spacious and flexible accommodation throughout and briefly comprises; a hallway, downstairs cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen, dining room, a family bathroom and three double bedrooms.

The property is entered via a porch into a hallway, with stairs to first floor, access to the downstairs WC and the reception rooms. The sitting room is at the front of the property and has a large window to the front aspect. The spacious dining room is situated to the rear and has a door leading out onto the garden. The kitchen is also situated at the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of base and wall units with work surfaces over, additional storage cupboard, space for dining and a door leading out to the garden. To the first floor, the master bedroom has windows to the front and rear aspects, with two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom also to the first floor.

Rooms & Measurements
Sitting room - 11'7" x 14'6"
Dining room - 12'6" x 9'2"
Kitchen - 13'4" x 10'2"
Downstairs cloakroom - 6'7" x 2'11"
Master bedroom - 11'7" x 9'4"
Bedroom two - 10'7" x 9'3"
Bedroom three - 9'3" x 9'5"
Family bathroom - 5'7" x 9'3"

Outside
The property is set back from the road on a generous plot, approached by a tandem length hardstanding driveway leading to a single garage, with lawns to either side and mature shrub beds. The rear garden is well-maintained with a variety of shrubs and borders, a stone patio area and mature hedging, all enclosed by fencing and stone walling.

Location
The village of Longthorpe is a popular and sought after area within Peterborough, situated close to the City Centre which is approximately two miles away and has the main shopping district and offering a diverse range of restaurants and eateries, extensive retail opportunity, medical centre, the historic Cathedral and also with the main line train station providing fast and frequent rail links into London Kings Cross, with an advertised journey time of around 50 minutes. The village itself is served well with local amenities including a community centre, Post Office and store, restaurant and several local businesses. Ferry Meadows Country Park can be found nearby and offers walking and cycling routes, as well as extensive outdoor recreational activities such as water sports, golf courses, children's play parks and cafes.

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 sharman quinney 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 £206,762 Sales 263 Current average value £202,653 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,325 ▲ 3.22%

Property value data/graphs for PE3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £338,534 £230 3.8 £320,297
Semi-detached £183,465 £176 3.1 £187,672
Terraced £135,807 £160 3.1 £137,465
Flats £128,768 £200 1.7 £131,395

Current asking prices in PE3

Average: £311,641
Avg. current asking prices in PE3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £143,125
(4)
£198,144
(44)
£444,404
(37)
£485,356
(14)
Flats £97,999
(5)
£133,571
(7)
£105,000
(1)
- -
All £97,999
(5)
£137,045
(11)
£196,074
(45)
£444,404
(37)
£485,356
(14)

Current asking rents in PE3

Average: £633 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PE3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £350 pcm
(16)
- £838 pcm
(9)
£901 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £359 pcm
(15)
£771 pcm
(19)
- - -
All £354 pcm
(31)
£771 pcm
(19)
£838 pcm
(9)
£902 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for PE3

Highest value in PE3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Vawser Crescent £692,999
Thorpe Avenue £668,044
Westwood Park Road £571,985
Thorpe Meadows £504,392
Holywell Way £477,915
Highest turnover in PE3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Grove Lane 50.0%
Stoneleigh Court 43.3%
Tintagel Court 42.1%
Harrison Close 41.7%
Westwood Park Close 40.0%

What Zoopla users think of Longthorpe

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 87%

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Nearby transport

  • Peterborough (1.4 miles)
  • Whittlesea (7.1 miles)
  • Stamford (Lincs) (9.8 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (47.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (48.4 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (52.3 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (31.0 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (31.1 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (73.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Longthorpe Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Thorpe Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Middleton Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Sense College (2.3 miles)
  • Greater Peterborough UTC (2.4 miles)
  • Peterborough Regional College (2.5 miles)
  • Jack Hunt School (0.6 miles)
  • The Peterborough School (1.0 mile)
  • Nene Park Academy (1.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,371 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 £100,000 Average insurance cost £16/mo (£186/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 £43 Electricity £51 Estimated energy cost £94/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: 17400 kWh/year
Electricity: 4300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Peterborough

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £138 /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 £19 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £44 /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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