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2 bed semi-detached bungalow for sale

£250,000 Guide price

Essex Gardens, Birchington, Kent CT7

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Property features

  • 2 bedroom semi detached bungalow
  • Popular garden estate location
  • Some modernisation required
  • Garage and off road parking
  • No onward chain
  • EPC energy rating E (44)

Property description

Fabulously bright and airy, two bedroom semi detached bungalow waiting to be explored! This fantastic home can be found in the ever popular garden estate in Birchington. The garden estate is such a wonderful location offering the best of both worlds with peace and quiet but also being near enough to town to make it convenient. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll to the shops from here as well as being near to bus routes and even near enough to walk to the train station with it's fast link into London.

For those of you that fancy a stroll by the sea the beach is also not far away. The home has plenty of space both inside and out and also has plenty of character including bay windows and picture rails. You will find lots of off road parking here as well as a garage, perfect for extra storage. The garden is ideal for enjoying the sunshine as well as being low maintenance. The bedrooms are both a great size so family will be able to come and stay from time to time and the sun will beam in through the large front windows of an evening. The excellent sized lounge and dining areas are ideal for relaxing in as well as enjoying your daily meals around the dining table.

The home could do with some modernisation in places and this certainly adds to the appeal as you really could create your ideal home here.

Please refer to the footnote regarding the services and appliances.

What the Owner says:
This home has been in our family for the past 46 years when my aunty decided to make this wonderful bungalow her home. Having previously visited the area and spent time here she knew this was the ideal place to move to.

This was a wonderfully happy home and was ideal for walking into town as well as ensuring the peace and quiet that the local community offers. The home is also perfectly placed for those wanting to commute via the nearby and easily accessible motor way links.

Room sizes:
  • Ground floor
  • Entrance Hallway
  • Bedroom 1 13'0 x 11'11 (3.97m x 3.63m)
  • Bedroom 2 11'0 x 11'0 (3.36m x 3.36m)
  • Bathroom
  • Separate wc
  • Kitchen 11'4 x 8'5 (3.46m x 2.57m)
  • Lounge Area 14'9 x 11'11 (4.50m x 3.63m)
  • Dining Area 8'10 x 7'0 (2.69m x 2.14m)
  • Outside
  • Rear Garden
  • Front Garden
  • Off Road Parking
  • Garage

The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose.


Property info

Floorplan(s): Ground Floor Plan

Ground Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £255,073 Sales 227 Current average value £287,619 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,266 ▲ 0.79%

Property value data/graphs for CT7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £392,443 £286 3.4 £363,273
Semi-detached £262,794 £274 2.9 £262,268
Terraced £220,572 £235 2.7 £221,132
Flats £171,811 £269 1.9 £158,056

Current asking prices in CT7

Average: £337,574
Avg. current asking prices in CT7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £170,185
(56)
£277,280
(32)
£468,059
(17)
£952,136
(11)
Flats £115,000
(3)
£206,278
(16)
£244,397
(5)
- -
All £115,000
(3)
£178,205
(72)
£272,836
(37)
£468,059
(17)
£952,136
(11)

Current asking rents in CT7

Average: £796 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - - - -
Flats - £702 pcm
(1)
£1,101 pcm
(1)
- -
All - £702 pcm
(1)
£1,101 pcm
(1)
- -

Fun facts for CT7

Highest value in CT7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Chantry Park £760,001
Daryngton Avenue £547,044
Cliff Road £541,596
Dilnot Lane £508,024
Epple Bay Avenue £501,430
Highest turnover in CT7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Barrows Close 54.2%
Nelson Court 46.7%
Gainsboro Road 45.5%
Lyell Road 45.3%
Edenfield 42.9%

What Zoopla users think of Birchington

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 76% (44 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Birchington-on-sea (0.4 miles)
  • Westgate-on-Sea (1.7 miles)
  • Minster (3.0 miles)
  • Manston Airport (2.8 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (29.5 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (32.8 miles)
  • Ramsgate Ferry Terminal (5.8 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (17.0 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (17.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Birchington Church of England Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Saviour's Church of England Junior School (1.5 miles)
  • St Crispin's Community Primary Infant School (1.5 miles)
  • Westgate College (3.9 miles)
  • Hilderstone College (5.6 miles)
  • East Kent College (5.9 miles)
  • King Ethelbert School (1.0 mile)
  • Ursuline College (1.2 miles)
  • Hartsdown Academy (3.0 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,180 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

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 £11/mo (£128/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 £39 Electricity £44 Estimated energy cost £83/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: 13300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Thanet

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £148 /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 £26 Estimated water cost £39 /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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