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River Drive, South Shields NE33

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Property features

  • Two bedroom
  • Ground floor apartment
  • Gas central heating
  • Double glazed
  • Town centre

Property description


Fully refurbished apartment in South Shields Town Centre!

This beautifully presented two bedroom, ground floor apartment is located in the popular area of River Drive, Lawe Top. The apartment has been fully refurbished including a refitted kitchen and bathroom, reskimmed walls and floor coverings, all executed to a very high standard.

Comprising :- Secure door to the communal hallway with door to the apartment. Doors leading to the lounge and open plan to the kitchen. Bedroom two leads from the lounge while the master bedroom and bathroom lead from an internal hallway.

Standing a credit to the current owners, early viewing is essential to appreciate the apartment we have on offer.


Secure door to the entrance hallway with door to the apartment. Doors leading to the lounge and open plan to the kitchen.

Kitchen (4.44m x 2.05m)

Fully integrated with a range of fitted wall and base units and roll top work surfaces. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and splash back tiling. Electric oven, integrated microwave and gas hob with extractor hood. Integrated washing machine and porcelain flooring. Double glazed window to the rear.

Lounge (4.39m x 3.63m)

Double glazed window to the rear and convector radiator. Door to bedroom two and door to the internal lobby.

Bedroom One (3.82m x 3.62m)

Double glazed window to the rear, fitted wardrobes and convector radiator.

Bedroom Two (3.08m x 3.01m)

Double glazed window to the front, fitted wardrobes and convector radiator.


Fully refitted comprising :- spa bath, wash hand basin and low level w.C. Double glazed window to the front and central heating radiator.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £119,186 Sales 266 Current average value £125,990 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £609 ▲ 0.49%

Property value data/graphs for NE33

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £244,007 £171 3.6 £183,600
Semi-detached £175,183 £173 3.3 £166,137
Terraced £136,867 £133 3.1 £133,197
Flats £92,914 £147 2.2 £85,058

Current asking prices in NE33

Average: £117,954
Avg. current asking prices in NE33
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £75,000
Flats £57,894
All £58,528

Current asking rents in NE33

Average: £476 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in NE33
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £467 pcm
£565 pcm
£550 pcm
£700 pcm
Flats £365 pcm
£442 pcm
£467 pcm
£620 pcm
All £378 pcm
£451 pcm
£469 pcm
£652 pcm

Fun facts for NE33

Highest value in NE33
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Westoe Village £387,203
Alansway Gardens £353,512
The Broadway £330,726
St. Georges Avenue £327,066
Kingsway £247,525
Highest turnover in NE33
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Beaufront Terrace 42.9%
Nelson Avenue 36.4%
High Shields Close 33.3%
Westoe Avenue 33.3%
Catherine Cookson Court 31.2%

What Zoopla users think of South Shields

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 78% (181 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Heworth (5.8 miles)
  • Manors (6.9 miles)
  • Sunderland (7.1 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (10.4 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (34.1 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (79.1 miles)
  • North Shields Ferry Terminal (0.3 miles)
  • South Shields Ferry Terminal (0.4 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (0.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Hadrian Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Marine Park Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • St Cuthberts Roman Catholic Primary School Aided (0.6 miles)
  • South Tyneside College (1.4 miles)
  • Monkseaton High School (2.2 miles)
  • Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle (3.0 miles)
  • Kings Priory School (1.2 miles)
  • Norham High School (1.4 miles)
  • John Spence Community High School (1.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£553 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 9,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £341 /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 £17/mo (£206/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 £27 Electricity £29 Estimated energy cost £56/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: 8800 kWh/year
Electricity: 2200 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

South Tyneside

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £108 /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 £14 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £31 /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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