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2 bed flat for sale

£180,000 Guide price

Drakes Avenue, Leighton Buzzard LU7

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Property description

Must be seen! - two double bedrooms - ensuite - gas heating - ground floor - Quarters are delighted to offer for sale this two bedroom ground floor apartment located on this popular modern development. The property is presented to the market in good order with accommodation comprising: Entrance hallway, lounge/dining room, kitchen, two double bedrooms (master with an ensuite) and a bathroom. Additional benefits include double glazing, gas heating and allocated parking. Viewing is highly recommended.

Communal Entrance:

Enter via entry phone system to communal hallways.

Entrance Hallway:

Double glazed window to rear aspect. Double panel radiator. Telephone entry system. Telephone point. Storage cupboard. Doors to both bedrooms, bathroom and lounge/dining room.

Lounge/Dining Room: (14'9 x 11'10 (4.50m x 3.61m))

Double glazed french doors with Juliet Balcony to front aspect. Double panel radiator. Television point. Telephone point. Opening to:

Kitchen: (11'11 x 5'8 (3.63m x 1.73m))

Double glazed window to rear aspect. Fitted kitchen comprising stainless steel sink with cupboard under. Further range of wall and base level units with rolled edge work surface over. Integrated stainless steel oven and hob with filter hood over. Space for fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Tiling to water sensitive areas. Cupboard housing boiler.

Master Bedroom: (10'3 x 8'9 (3.12m x 2.67m))

Double glazed window to front aspect. Single panel radiator. Television point. Door to:

Ensuite:

Single panel radiator. Fitted suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Tiling to water sensitive areas. Extractor fan. Shaver point.

Bedroom Two: (12'4 x 9'4 (3.76m x 2.84m))

Double glazed window to front aspect. Double panel radiator. Television point.

Bathroom:

Double glazed window to rear aspect. Single panel radiator. White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panel bath with shower attachment. Tiling to water sensitive areas. Extractor fan. Shaver point.

Outside:

Communal bin stores. Bike storage.

Parking:

Allocated parking for one car. Gated access.

Agents Notes:

Ground Rent £250 per annum. Service Charge £1044 per annum. 120 year lease, Council Tax Band B.
Total charges per annum are £1294.00.

Measurements and floor plans are approximate and for guidance only. Any prospective buyer should check all measurements. Floor plan coverings and fitments are for example only and may not represent the true finish of the property. Services at the property have not been tested by the agent and it is advised that any buyer should do the necessary checks before making an offer to purchase. Whether freehold or leasehold this is unverified by the agent and should be verified by the purchasers legal reprentative. The property details do not form part of any offer or contract and any photos or text do not represent what will be included in an agreed sale.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £327,885 Sales 936 Current average value £367,610 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £16,425 ▲ 4.68%

Property value data/graphs for LU7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £534,790 £366 3.8 £468,377
Semi-detached £346,142 £358 3.1 £327,254
Terraced £283,171 £349 2.7 £274,205
Flats £197,533 £325 1.8 £180,603

Current asking prices in LU7

Average: £397,205
Avg. current asking prices in LU7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £185,714
(7)
£270,444
(55)
£376,484
(100)
£534,788
(90)
£673,998
(24)
Flats £160,166
(15)
£198,551
(29)
£206,665
(3)
- -
All £168,295
(22)
£245,624
(84)
£371,538
(103)
£534,788
(90)
£673,998
(24)

Current asking rents in LU7

Average: £841 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LU7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £899 pcm
(5)
£1,088 pcm
(4)
£1,599 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £629 pcm
(6)
£833 pcm
(5)
- - -
All £629 pcm
(6)
£866 pcm
(10)
£1,088 pcm
(4)
£1,599 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for LU7

Highest value in LU7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stockgrove, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £1,366,944
Mentmore, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £1,020,205
Cublington, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £923,162
Crafton, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £911,618
Bury Farm Close £890,162
Highest turnover in LU7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Bunting Drive 72.7%
Barrow Path 60.0%
Insall Close 57.1%
Millstream Way 56.8%
Wellington Way 55.6%

What Zoopla users think of Leighton Buzzard

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 79% (137 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
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Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Leighton Buzzard (1.2 miles)
  • Cheddington (4.8 miles)
  • Bow Brickhill (5.6 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (12.7 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (32.2 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (38.1 miles)
  • Kew Pier (34.3 miles)
  • Richmond St. Helena Pier (35.6 miles)
  • Richmond Landing Stage (35.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St George's Lower School (0.3 miles)
  • Dovery Down Lower School (0.4 miles)
  • Heathwood Lower School (0.5 miles)
  • Vandyke Upper School and Community College (0.4 miles)
  • Cedars Upper School (1.6 miles)
  • Harlington Upper School (7.6 miles)
  • Gilbert Inglefield Academy (0.3 miles)
  • Oak Bank School (0.7 miles)
  • Brooklands Middle School (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Quarters Estate Agents, LU7 on +44 1525 213064 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£897 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £647 /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 £14/mo (£165/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 £23 Electricity £35 Estimated energy cost £58/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: 8200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Central Bedfordshire

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £140 /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 £16 Sewerage £22 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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