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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£675,000 Offers over

School Hill, Merstham, Surrey RH1

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Property features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Reception Hall/Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Bathroom
  • Cloakroom
  • Garden
  • Off Street Parking
  • Close to Local Amenities and Train Station

Property description

A charming 3 bedroom Grade II listed cottage believed to date back to circa 1450 offering a wealth of charm and character. The property sits in a pretty cottage garden and is located in a convenient position close to Merstham high street and train station. The property has much period detailing including exposed beams throughout.

Accommodation is arranged over two floors. On the ground floor there is a pretty double aspect reception/dining hall that gives access to the first floor accommodation and the sitting room that offers a cosy and welcoming feel with an enchanting inglenook fireplace, leaded windows and solid oak floorboards. The kitchen/breakfast room is modern and light enjoying a rear garden aspect and benefiting from under floor heating. There is a good selection of shaker style wall and base units with granite work top and incorporates integrated appliances including a gas hob with extractor above, oven, microwave, fridge/ freezer, separate freezer and dishwasher. In addition there is space for a washing machine and tumble drier in a separate utility room. A cloakroom completes the ground floor layout.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom with separate shower cubicle and his & her sink. The master bedroom benefits from having fitted wardrobes.

Situation
School Hill is a residential road in the pretty village of Merstham. The village is popular with commuters due to its mainline station (0.2 miles) with direct services to Victoria (30 mins) and London Bridge (32 mins). There is easy access to the M25, M23 and A23 and local schools including Royal Alexandra & Albert, Reigate Grammar, St Bedes, Reigate College, Dunottar, The Hawthorns.

Outside
The property is approached over a brick pathway leading to the front of the house and the side, a wrought iron gate gives access to the rear. There is a selection of evergreen shrubs giving year round interest. To the rear there is a block paved patio that spans the width of the property making it an ideal place to enjoy alfresco dining or a place to park a car. Double gates give access over a right of way on to the School Hill. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with fencing to three sides and there is a selection of mature shrubs and trees including apple, plum and willow. The property benefits from having a summer house with power/light and internet access. In addition there are two sheds and a vegetable plot.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Utility Room

Reception Room

Sitting Room

Master Bedroom

Bedroom

Bathroom

Garden


Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan

Floorplan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £391,513 Sales 604 Current average value £426,721 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,980 ▲ 1.66%

Property value data/graphs for RH1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £718,188 £422 3.9 £649,653
Semi-detached £442,379 £426 3.2 £427,900
Terraced £387,419 £401 2.9 £386,338
Flats £250,122 £382 1.7 £232,111

Current asking prices in RH1

Average: £408,409
Avg. current asking prices in RH1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £236,317
(3)
£364,577
(32)
£443,279
(115)
£581,956
(61)
£760,481
(26)
Flats £216,415
(52)
£275,690
(102)
£357,000
(5)
£350,000
(1)
-
All £217,501
(55)
£296,917
(134)
£439,684
(120)
£578,215
(62)
£760,481
(26)

Current asking rents in RH1

Average: £1,086 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RH1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £581 pcm
(6)
£1,210 pcm
(5)
£1,385 pcm
(14)
£1,628 pcm
(8)
£2,848 pcm
(3)
Flats £845 pcm
(57)
£1,083 pcm
(50)
£984 pcm
(1)
£1,426 pcm
(1)
-
All £820 pcm
(63)
£1,095 pcm
(55)
£1,358 pcm
(15)
£1,605 pcm
(9)
£2,848 pcm
(3)

Fun facts for RH1

Highest value in RH1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Hill £1,206,815
Place Farm Road £1,078,401
The Avenue £1,071,782
The Fairways £1,056,575
Picketts Lane £1,034,591
Highest turnover in RH1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Gumbrell Mews 60.9%
Holmesdale Avenue 53.8%
Rubeck Close 50.0%
Gordon Road 50.0%
Oxford Road 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Merstham

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 72% (61 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Merstham (0.1 miles)
  • Redhill (1.7 miles)
  • Nutfield (2.6 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (8.1 miles)
  • London City Airport (19.0 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (20.0 miles)
  • Ditton Island Ferry Landing (11.9 miles)
  • Kingston Town End Pier (12.0 miles)
  • Kingston Turks Pier (12.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Merstham Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Lime Tree Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Furzefield Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • East Surrey College (0.8 miles)
  • Reigate College (2.7 miles)
  • Orpheus Centre (3.2 miles)
  • Chart Wood School (0.5 miles)
  • Woodfield School (0.7 miles)
  • Royal Alexandra and Albert School (1.0 mile)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Hamptons International - Caterham Sales, CR3 on +44 1883 596878 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£2,831 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,429 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£179/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 £41 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £91/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: 13900 kWh/year
Electricity: 4000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Reigate and Banstead

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £296 /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.

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