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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£650,000 Guide price

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.

The 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.

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 and The Hawthorns.

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




Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £387,875 Sales 566 Current average value £403,247 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,139 ▲ 1.29%

Property value data/graphs for RH1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £675,878 £397 3.9 £631,537
Semi-detached £418,046 £401 3.2 £423,670
Terraced £362,033 £375 2.9 £390,788
Flats £241,971 £375 1.7 £233,419

Current asking prices in RH1

Average: £418,204
Avg. current asking prices in RH1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £89,000
Flats £227,528
- -
All £225,293

Current asking rents in RH1

Average: £1,258 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RH1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £696 pcm
£1,180 pcm
£1,395 pcm
£1,916 pcm
£2,598 pcm
Flats £874 pcm
£1,090 pcm
£1,255 pcm
- -
All £860 pcm
£1,109 pcm
£1,358 pcm
£1,916 pcm
£2,598 pcm

Fun facts for RH1

Highest value in RH1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Hill £1,130,914
Place Farm Road £1,014,750
The Avenue £1,006,973
Picketts Lane £991,509
The Fairways £991,494
Highest turnover in RH1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Gumbrell Mews 60.9%
Holmesdale Avenue 53.8%
Rubeck Close 50.0%
Gordon Road 50.0%
Doran Drive 46.7%

What Zoopla users think of Merstham

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 72% (62 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 4 stars
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Restaurants & shopping
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Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
Transport & travel

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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)
  • Reigate College (2.7 miles)
  • Cambridge Tutors College (7.7 miles)
  • Hurtwood House School (13.5 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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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,737 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 65,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,339 /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 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 £39 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £87/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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