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2 bed cottage for sale

£385,000 (£416/sq. ft)

The Forstal, Mersham, Ashford, Kent TN25

2 1 1 925 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Off street parking
  • Fireplace
  • Rural/secluded
  • Outstanding Views onto Open Countryside
  • 20' Country Style Kitchen
  • Sympathetically Upgraded Throughout
  • Ample Parking
  • Five Bar Gated Driveway

Property description

Accommodation
ground floor


Entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room


First floor


Master bedroom, bedroom two, family bathroom


Location


6 Long Row is situated on the outskirts of the village of Mersham, within
walking distance of local store/Post Office, Village Hall, Primary School and Sports/Social Club and two village pubs. The nearby market town of Ashford offers supermarkets, Secondary Schools, leisure facilities, cinema and restaurant complex and Designer Shopping Outlet. The International Station at Ashford has high speed rail link to St Pancras, London (37mins) and the Channel Tunnel Terminal and the M20 are reached in just 10 mins. The coastal towns of Hythe and Folkestone and the Cathedral city of Canterbury are all just a short drive away.

6 long row, mersham
This charming Grade II listed attached cottage, with rear cat slide roof, is situated in a glorious location just outside of the village, with direct views over fields to both front and rear. Believed to be an 'Ostlers House' dating back to the mid 1800's, the current owner has sympathetically upgraded the property whilst retaining wonderful original features. The accommodation comprises of lovely sitting room with feature window and exposed brick fireplace, kitchen in excess of 20' in length with beams and original back door, hallway with stunning entrance door and balustrade, two bedrooms and upgraded bathroom to first floor.


Garden and outside area


Outside the generous plot offers exceptional parking on the gravel drive to the side with a very private rear garden opening directly on to open fields. Viewing of this rare gem should not be missed


Services


Oil central heating, mains water, drainage and electricity.


Council tax band


Council Tax Band E


Directions


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Situation


Ashford International Train Station 5.8m
Hythe 7m


Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £398,484 Sales 291 Current average value £436,973 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £21,333 ▲ 5.13%

Property value data/graphs for TN25

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £531,662 £325 3.9 £473,749
Semi-detached £339,580 £314 3.1 £323,759
Terraced £292,526 £337 2.7 £286,447
Flats £207,555 £285 2.0 £175,316

Current asking prices in TN25

Average: £423,902
Avg. current asking prices in TN25
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £255,066
(15)
£336,817
(41)
£556,488
(41)
£617,237
(19)
Flats £149,750
(2)
£221,750
(16)
£248,333
(3)
- -
All £149,750
(2)
£237,871
(31)
£330,784
(44)
£556,488
(41)
£617,237
(19)

Current asking rents in TN25

Average: £1,419 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN25
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,148 pcm
(1)
£1,284 pcm
(5)
£1,812 pcm
(4)
-
Flats - £793 pcm
(1)
- - -
All - £970 pcm
(2)
£1,284 pcm
(5)
£1,812 pcm
(4)
-

Fun facts for TN25

Highest value in TN25
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Smeeth, Ashford TN25 £1,007,843
Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 £889,804
Bonnington, Ashford TN25 £803,733
The Forstal £763,379
Kempes Corner £714,439
Highest turnover in TN25
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Ashgrove 83.3%
Upper Bridge Street 66.7%
Jarmans Field 53.3%
Forge Close 50.0%
Chartwell Road 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Mersham

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 79%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Ashford International (Eurostar) (2.9 miles)
  • Ashford International (3.0 miles)
  • Ham Street (4.2 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (10.7 miles)
  • Manston Airport (24.4 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (33.3 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (8.6 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (17.0 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (17.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Mersham Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Aldington Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • Smeeth Community Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (13.2 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (13.7 miles)
  • Tonbridge School (28.8 miles)
  • Caldecott Foundation School (1.3 miles)
  • The North School (2.8 miles)
  • The Norton Knatchbull School (2.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,731 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 38,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,385 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£147/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

Energy

Gas £49 Electricity £51 Estimated energy cost £100/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: 17900 kWh/year
Electricity: 4100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Ashford

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £195 /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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