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Oakbridge Drive, Buckshaw Village PR7

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Property features

  • Luxury south facing second floor Apartment
  • Amidst “independent living” retirement village
  • Two double bedrooms, spacious Wet Room
  • Comprehensive additional resident facilities

Property description

Spacious and one of the largest apartments, providing two double bedrooms on the second floor of an award winning complex at the highly desirable retirement village supported by comprehensive facilities for independent living for those of 55 years of age and over.

Facilities include resident’s lounge, restaurant with bar, library with internet access and gymnasium, all set in attractive surrounding grounds including crown bowling green. In addition, there is a reception area controlling access providing 24 hour security together with small shop for basic essentials and hair salon.

Additional services can be bought in to include meal packages, housekeeping, personal care, laundry and internal maintenance to the apartment.

Immediately outside the complex there is a regular bus service into Leyland and Chorley town centre. Local shops, chemist etc, are within walking distance and there is easy access to the rail station and to motorway intersections.

Proceeding along Central Drive, the tree lined avenue running through Buckshaw Village, turn west into Ambrose Drive and then left into Oakbridge Drive.

(all sizes are approx)

Superbly appointed accommodation containing many additional features and fittings and comprises:-

Entrance Hall
With Store cupboard.

Lounge 5.9m x 5.6m (19'6 x 18'4)
With central heating radiator and adjoining dining area.

With extensive range of timber fronted base cupboards with drawers, contoured worktops, 4-ring halogen electric hob with extractor fan above, inset stainless steel sink unit, fridge freezer and washing machine.

Bedroom 1 4.6m x 3.7m (15' x 12'1)
With central heating radiator and fitted wardrobes with drawers below.

Bedroom 2 3.7m x 3.4m (12'1 x 11'1)
Fitted wardrobes with drawers below and matching draw packs, central heating radiator.

Bath/Wet Room
With walk in shower with glazed screen, WC, pedestal wash basin, tiling to walls, heated towel rail.

Landscaped gardens and grounds including crown green bowling green and large car park area.

We are informed the site is Leasehold.

The apartment is provided with a radiator system of central heating served by a central boiler, metered to individual apartments.

A Service Charge is levied of £3,560 approx. Per annum to include the Ground Rent and the cost of building insurance, window cleaning, building and garden maintenance, 24 hour reception and use of facilities.

From electronic enquiries made to the Local Authority it is understood that the property has been placed in Band D for Council Tax purposes.

To View:
Strictly by appointment with the Agents with whom all negotiations should be conducted.

All services throughout the property are untested. Interested parties must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the central heating system, fitted fires, and other appliances and fittings where applicable.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £176,475 Sales 854 Current average value £185,537 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £7,079 ▲ 3.97%

Property value data/graphs for PR7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £278,064 £200 3.7 £251,948
Semi-detached £161,369 £173 3.0 £153,876
Terraced £121,138 £149 2.7 £119,368
Flats £112,705 £193 1.8 £102,369

Current asking prices in PR7

Average: £206,967
Avg. current asking prices in PR7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £112,134
Flats £79,542
- - -
All £95,838

Current asking rents in PR7

Average: £584 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PR7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £423 pcm
£568 pcm
£626 pcm
£835 pcm
£1,499 pcm
Flats £448 pcm
£555 pcm
£585 pcm
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All £445 pcm
£560 pcm
£622 pcm
£835 pcm
£1,499 pcm

Fun facts for PR7

Highest value in PR7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Wigan Lane £527,342
Burghfield Drive £467,102
Dawbers Lane £451,645
Patricroft Drive £435,896
Poole Avenue £432,708
Highest turnover in PR7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Woodlark Drive 52.8%
Maplewood Close 50.0%
Allerton Close 50.0%
Kingfisher Close 50.0%
Wiltshire Grove 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Buckshaw Village

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 82% (51 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Buckshaw Parkway (0.5 miles)
  • Euxton Balshaw Lane (0.8 miles)
  • Leyland (1.6 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (16.2 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (25.2 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (27.7 miles)
  • Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle (21.6 miles)
  • Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing (21.9 miles)
  • Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing (22.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Trinity Church of England/Methodist Primary School, Buckshaw Village (0.5 miles)
  • Lancaster Lane Community Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Euxton Primrose Hill Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Runshaw College (1.0 mile)
  • Lancashire College of Adult Education (1.8 miles)
  • Cardinal Newman College (5.4 miles)
  • Balshaw's Church of England High School (1.0 mile)
  • Waterloo Lodge School (1.4 miles)
  • Roselyn House School (1.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Peter E Gilkes and Company, PR7 on +44 1257 429149 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£922 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,450
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £664 /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 £18/mo (£218/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 £24 Electricity £31 Estimated energy cost £55/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: 7600 kWh/year
Electricity: 2400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £147 /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 £19 Sewerage £19 Estimated water cost £38 /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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