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2 bed terraced house for sale

£250,000 Guide price

Jessamine Terrace, Birchwood Road, Swanley BR8

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Property features

  • 2 Double-Bedroom Victorian Home
  • 1 Mile to Swanley Train Station
  • Sound-Reducing Secondary Double-Glazing
  • Large Rooms Throughout
  • Electrics Re-Wired July 2014
  • New Boiler Fitted September 2014

Property description

Full description Wisdom Estates are delighted to welcome to the market this spacious and well-presented 2 Double-Bedroom Victorian Family-Home. Boasting character, charm, and original Victorian features throughout, alongside well-proportioned room sizes, and a private Rear Garden, this property further benefits from being fully re-wired and having a new boiler recently installed, as well as double-glazed windows throughout (with sound reducing 'acoustic' secondary glazing to front). Being in close proximity to the delightful Swanley Park, a variety of nearby amenities, as well as great transport links (Swanley Train Station is just 1 Mile away), this property is sure to tick all of your boxes! EPC Rating 56 D

internal porch Stepping into this charming and charismatic property via the glazed-feature front door and into the Internal Porch area, you will immediately gain a sense of the space and potential which is on offer throughout.

Entrance hall With a secondary 'acoustic' glazed door leading you naturally into this property, the Entrance Hall further comprises of original Victorian solid-wooden floorboards, a carpet runner, a wall-mounted radiator (with decorative cover), the electrical circuit breaker (recently re-wired in July 2014), and stairs leading to the First Floor Landing.

Front room 12' 5" x 9' 7" (3.78m x 2.92m) The delightful Front Room boasts an array of original Victorian features, the main being an original cast-iron working-fireplace (with tiled hearth and decorative mantelpiece), and further comprises of a fitted carpet laid throughout, a wall-mounted radiator, and a charming double-glazed bay window to front (with noise-reducing secondary internal glazing).

Dining room 11' 5" x 10' 5" (3.48m x 3.18m) The sizable Dining Room makes for the ideal second reception room, and naturally leads off into the Kitchen, creating a semi-open plan, yet traditional atmosphere. Your dining experience will be further enhanced by the original feature fireplace and tiled-hearth which houses the delightful multi-fuel wood-log burner (hetas certificate for installation present), and original solid-wooden Victorian floorboards. Finished off with ample dining and seating space, a handy under-stair storage cupboard, and a double-glazed window to rear.

Kitchen 13' 1" x 8' 7" (3.99m x 2.62m) The sizeable Kitchen is one of the many highlights that this delightful property has to offer. Boasting the space to really make it your own, the Kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units (with work-tops over), a stainless steel sink and drainer unit (with mixer tap), space for a cooker, plumbing for a washing machine / dishwasher, and space for a fridge freezer. Further features include the original cast-iron fireplace, which houses an original range stove, two separate double-glazed windows to both the side and rear, a recently installed combi-boiler (September 2014), and a wall-mounted radiator. The finishing touches are applied by the easy-to-maintain part-tiled walls and tile-effect flooring, as well as the integrated 'shoe-wipe' carpet positioned in front of the glazed barn-style split door which leads to the Garden.

First floor landing The First Floor Landing comprises of a carpet-runner over original Victorian solid-wood flooring, loft-hatch access, as well as the original Victorian bannister spindles.

Master bedroom 13' 1" x 10' 4" (3.99m x 3.15m) The generously proportioned Master Bedroom benefits from 2 separate double-glazed windows to front (with further secondary 'acoustic' glazing, to minimise noise), a fitted carpet laid throughout, and a wall-mounted radiator. Adding the authentic finishing touches to this Master Bedroom is the charming and charismatic original feature fireplace, with decorative tiled hearth and mantelpiece.

Bedroom two 13' 1" x 8' 7" (3.99m x 2.62m) The well-proportioned Second Double-Bedroom offers a fitted storage cupboard, a wall-mounted radiator, a further original feature fireplace, a fitted carpet, and a double-glazed window to rear over-looking the delightful Garden.

Family bathroom 11' 5" x 7' 7" (3.48m x 2.31m) The sizeable Family Bathroom boasts a 4-piece suite, which comprises of bath complete with period-style taps, original style hand-wash basin, a large walk-in corner shower unit (with fully-tiled walls and wall-mounted power-shower), and a period-style W/C with high-level cistern. Finished off with a double-glazed window to rear, easy-to-upkeep part-tiled walls and tile-effect flooring, an original-style radiator / heated towel-rail, and a further delightful Victorian feature fireplace.

Garden Measuring over 65ft long, the Rear Garden is the 'hidden gem' of this property, and is sure to impress. With a delightful patio area leading you out of the property and providing the ideal space for a table and chairs, the Garden further comprises of a large lawned area, which is bordered by a variety of flowers and mature shrubs, alongside a garden-shed, and gated rear-access.

Parking Residents can park their car nearby to the property, with restriction-free parking provided opposite the property, as well as an abundance of secure parking spaces in the Beefeater / Premier Inn car-park to rear. The vendor also currently rents a Garage nearby for circa £45 per month, and there are currently numerous similar Garages also available to rent, further increasing your parking options!

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £306,728 Sales 268 Current average value £353,486 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,415 ▲ 2.44%

Property value data/graphs for BR8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £568,526 £366 3.8 £449,112
Semi-detached £357,895 £345 3.1 £340,908
Terraced £297,940 £335 2.7 £300,960
Flats £203,033 £361 1.6 £200,020

Current asking prices in BR8

Average: £411,645
Avg. current asking prices in BR8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £235,000
(1)
£291,250
(8)
£354,817
(55)
£567,831
(16)
£702,000
(8)
Flats £160,999
(5)
£255,000
(3)
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All £173,332
(6)
£281,364
(11)
£354,817
(55)
£567,831
(16)
£702,000
(8)

Current asking rents in BR8

Average: £896 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BR8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £550 pcm
(1)
£1,101 pcm
(1)
£1,300 pcm
(5)
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Flats £646 pcm
(6)
£914 pcm
(6)
- - -
All £633 pcm
(7)
£941 pcm
(7)
£1,300 pcm
(5)
- -

Fun facts for BR8

Highest value in BR8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Hotham Close £1,048,064
Pucknells Close £719,387
Emersons Avenue £686,490
Birchwood Park Avenue £625,234
Selah Drive £615,074
Highest turnover in BR8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Birchwood Road 55.0%
Strawberry Fields 41.2%
Lawn Close 39.1%
Oakleigh Close 37.4%
St. Lukes Close 36.4%

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Nearby transport

  • Swanley (0.9 miles)
  • St Mary Cray (2.4 miles)
  • Bexley (2.5 miles)
  • London City Airport (8.2 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (23.4 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (25.8 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (7.3 miles)
  • Woolwich Ferry South Pier (7.5 miles)
  • Woolwich Ferry North Pier (7.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Horizon Primary Academy (0.6 miles)
  • St Bartholomew's Catholic Primary School, Swanley (0.8 miles)
  • St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Kent House Hospital School (1.8 miles)
  • North Kent College (2.6 miles)
  • The Leigh UTC (4.7 miles)
  • The Annex School House (0.3 miles)
  • Orchards Academy (0.8 miles)
  • Parkwood Hall Co-Operative Academy (1.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,134 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£149/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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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 £27 Electricity £38 Estimated energy cost £65/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: 9500 kWh/year
Electricity: 2900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Sevenoaks

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £132 /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 £13 Sewerage £13 Estimated water cost £26 /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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