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4 bed detached house for sale

£425,000

Plain Road, Smeeth, Nr Ashford TN25

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Property features

  • Four bedrooms
  • Situated in A sought after village location
  • Characterful features
  • Two good sized receptions
  • Kitchen and utility room
  • En-suite to master
  • Double garage and brick built store room
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • Rear garden extends to 90'

Property description

Fortescue House is an individual four bed detached house occupying an excellent, slightly elevated plot in the heart of this highly sought after village. This is the first time the property has been offered for sale and represents a fantastic opportunity to further enhance and potentially add value. Located within walking distance to local village amenities and local primary school. Offered with no onward chain. Viewing of this rarely available village home is highly recommended


Accommodation


Porch 6'5 x 5'5
Lounge 20'3 x 14'6
Dining Room 11'8 x 13'1
Kitchen 13'2 x 8'
Rear Lobby 6'2 x 4'2
Utility and Cloakroom 4'4 x 3'4
Bedroom One 13'8 x 12'3
Master En-Suite
Bedroom Two 12'1 x 10'11
Bedroom Three 12'4 x 8'2
Bedroom Four 8'5 x 8'4
Bathroom 9'4 x 6'9


Location


The property is situated in the sought-after village of Smeeth. The village is set within a beautiful rural area, close to the Kent Downs, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Smeeth & Brabourne Lees boast desirable primary schools, village store and post office and easy access to local public transport. The nearby market town of Ashford offers, supermarkets, schools, leisure facilities, cinema complex, Designer Shopping Outlet and Ashford International Train Station with high speed rail link to St Pancras, London, journey time 37 mins. The popular coastal town of Hythe is just a short drive away.


Accommodation


Built in the mid 1800's, Fortescue House is a most charming property with characterful features such as open fire places, original entrance porch and external weather boarding. The property offers family sized accommodation including four bedrooms, two good sized reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, en suite shower room and family bathroom. There is also the benefit of gas central heating and recently installed double glazing.


Outside


The garden extends to around 90'; to the rear mainly laid to lawn but also includes a large patio and is surrounded by mature trees to its borders. The front garden is secluded by mature hedging and includes the practicality of a driveway, double garage, together with A brick built store room.


Services


Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity.

Council tax band – C


Directions


Please call our office for directions to the property.


Situation


Ashford 6.5m
Hythe 8m


Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £346,957 Sales 340 Current average value £417,830 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,259 ▲ 1.27%

Property value data/graphs for TN25

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £507,799 £314 3.9 £436,633
Semi-detached £322,471 £296 3.1 £295,516
Terraced £277,489 £322 2.7 £276,036
Flats £201,591 £268 2.0 £150,129

Current asking prices in TN25

Average: £462,979
Avg. current asking prices in TN25
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £162,500
(3)
£256,497
(19)
£361,350
(29)
£490,034
(44)
£863,804
(13)
Flats £160,000
(2)
£215,000
(2)
- - -
All £161,500
(5)
£252,545
(21)
£361,350
(29)
£490,034
(44)
£863,804
(13)

Current asking rents in TN25

Average: £797 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN25
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £702 pcm
(1)
- £982 pcm
(9)
- £1,651 pcm
(1)
Flats £650 pcm
(2)
- - - -
All £667 pcm
(3)
- £982 pcm
(9)
- £1,651 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for TN25

Highest value in TN25
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Smeeth, Ashford TN25 £959,980
Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 £852,747
Bonnington, Ashford TN25 £791,954
The Forstal £728,670
Kempes Corner £656,712
Highest turnover in TN25
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Upper Bridge Street 75.0%
Ashgrove 75.0%
Jarmans Field 56.7%
Forge Close 50.0%
Chartwell Road 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Smeeth

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 69%

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Nearby transport

  • Westenhanger (3.4 miles)
  • Ashford International (4.4 miles)
  • Ashford International (Eurostar) (4.4 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (11.7 miles)
  • Manston Airport (22.1 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (33.2 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (6.6 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (14.9 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (15.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Smeeth Community Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Brabourne Church of England Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • Sellindge Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Goldwyn Sixth Form College (5.2 miles)
  • School of English Studies (8.8 miles)
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) (8.8 miles)
  • Caldecott Foundation School (1.0 mile)
  • The Norton Knatchbull School (3.9 miles)
  • The North School (4.0 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Steven J Moore Estate Agents, TN25 on +44 1303 396015 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,919 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 42,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,529 /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 £24/mo (£284/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

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Up to 9 smart home sensors

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Home emergency assistance

Included in the price of your cover

Contents cover

£75,000 to Unlimited

Buildings cover

£750,000 to Unlimited

Energy

Gas £54 Electricity £62 Estimated energy cost £116/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: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 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 £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /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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