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2 bed flat for sale

£369,950 Guide price

Devonshire Buildings, Bear Flat, Bath BA2

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Property features

  • Two bedroom ground floor apartment
  • Own private garden
  • Refurbished to a very high standard
  • Plenty of period features throughout
  • Ideal for access to the city and commuters
  • No onward chain
  • First time buyer stamp duty saving of £5,000

Property description

A stunning two bedroom ground floor garden apartment in a fine Georgian townhouse. Recently refurbished throughout to a very high standard and still retaining all of its period features. Ideal Bear Flat location for the city, commuters and with no onward chain.

Description
A beautiful two bedroom ground floor garden apartment in a Georgian townhouse with period charm throughout. Recently refurbished throughout to a very high standard it offers spacious accommodation with two bedrooms, bathroom, large sitting room and kitchen. Period features include high ceilings with decorative frieze, feature fireplace, alcoves with original cupboards, tall sash windows with original wooden shutters and solid wood flooring. The beautiful tall windows overlook your own private cottage style garden with fruit trees and patio area.

Location
Devonshire Buildings is an ideal location for those who work in the city of Bath or are looking to commute to Bristol or London. Both Bath Spa and Oldfield Park train stations are within walking distance from the property. Locally there is an abundance of amenities providing everything that one might need. Bear Flat provides cafes, barbers, florist, Co-Op, Tesco Express, newsagents, pharmacy, deli, restaurant, antique shop and public house. In addition the delightful nearby Moorland road hosts a plethora of shops, supermarket and renowned family butcher. Recreationally there is Alexandra Park, with quite possibly the best views over the city, Entry Hill golf club and Baskervilles gymnastic centre. Local schools include Beechen Cliff, Ralph Allen, Hayesfield Girls school, Moorlands and Widcombe Infant and Junior schools.

Communal Hallway
Hardwood door to front. Stairs to first floor. Storage cupboard belonging to apartment housing combination boiler.

Entrance Hall
Stripped wooden floorboards, dado rail, telephone entry system, wall light, solid wooden entrance door, German made aluminium column radiator, access to the bathroom, master bedroom, sitting room and kitchen/ breakfast room.

Lounge - 16' 8'' x 13' 3'' (5.08m x 4.04m)
Two glazed sash windows to rear overlooking rear garden with original working shutters, stripped wooden floorboards, detailed coving, picture rail, working period fireplace with iron grate, tiled inset, slate hearth and wooden mantel, wall lights, deep skirting, television point, telephone point, two German made aluminium column radiators, wooden fitted storage cupboards to the alcoves.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 11' 1'' x 9' 11'' (3.38m x 3.02m)
Modern top quality kitchen with a range of wall and base units with all units have internal lighting, granite work tops, Bosch washing machine, integrated Bosch slimline dishwasher, Bosch four ring hob with matching integrated oven, Bosch extractor hood, wine rack, Bosch integrated fridge/freezer various power points one with usb x2, two glazed sash windows to rear with original working shutters, full length glazed door to rear opening into the garden, German made aluminium column radiator, dado rail, stripped wooden floorboards.

Bedroom One - 15' 1'' x 8' 9'' (4.59m x 2.66m)
Glazed sash window to rear aspect, built in wardrobes/ storage closets, new fitted carpet, German made aluminium column radiator, wall light.

Bedroom Two - 11' 10'' x 8' 9'' (3.60m x 2.66m)
Glazed sash window to rear with custom made shutters, stable to front courtyard garden, dado rail, wooden storage closets, new fitted carpet, German made aluminium column radiator.

Bathroom
New fitted bathroom suite which includes a deep bath with mains thermostatic rain head shower, glass shower screen, wash hand basin with storage under, low level w.C, shaver point, chrome ladder radiator, spot lights, extractor fan.

Externally

Garden - 57' 0'' x 29' 0'' (17.36m x 8.83m)
Fenced and walled surround. Partly laid to lawn. Flower beds and borders. Selection of shrubs and trees. Rear access wooden gate. Patio area. Garden shed. Outside tap.

Courtyard
Trellis surround. Mainly laid to gravel. Gate to front. Outside tap.

Parking
Devonshire Buildings is a one way street that runs in a horseshoe shape and with the flat having both front and rear access you have the option of on-street parking at either front or rear aspect.

Lease
999 years from 25th March 1981Ground rent £20 pa.Management charge £1,360 p.A.

Broadband
Standard broadband available up to 17Mb (Estimated 6Mb)Fibre optic broadband available up to 76Mb

Stamp Duty
You will have to pay £8,497.50 in stamp duty.Your effective stamp duty rate is 2.30%.As a first-time buyer you will have to pay £3,497.50.Your effective stamp duty rate is 0.95%.

Council Tax
Band - C

EPC Rating
Band - D

Viewings
This property is marketed by TYNINGS Ltd as a sole agent and viewings are strictly by appointment only. All viewings are accompanied and by prior arrangement. Please contact Nicola or Ben to arrange a viewing.

Disclaimer
TYNINGS, their clients and any joint agents give notice that: They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning; building regulation or other consents and TYNINGS have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


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Market activity
Average price paid £431,784 Sales 869 Current average value £449,648 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £16,350 ▲ 3.77%

Property value data/graphs for BA2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £675,202 £415 3.9 £626,533
Semi-detached £421,941 £387 3.3 £411,353
Terraced £372,423 £380 3.0 £380,345
Flats £332,106 £449 1.9 £357,107

Current asking prices in BA2

Average: £478,224
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £157,475
(2)
£288,201
(32)
£373,759
(62)
£644,274
(47)
£832,445
(18)
Flats £247,100
(19)
£479,346
(45)
£701,667
(6)
£1,250,000
(1)
£439,950
(1)
All £238,564
(21)
£399,909
(77)
£402,692
(68)
£656,893
(48)
£811,788
(19)

Current asking rents in BA2

Average: £1,364 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £679 pcm
(5)
£1,092 pcm
(11)
£1,347 pcm
(15)
£1,819 pcm
(8)
£2,067 pcm
(13)
Flats £807 pcm
(21)
£1,209 pcm
(21)
£1,498 pcm
(7)
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All £783 pcm
(26)
£1,169 pcm
(32)
£1,395 pcm
(22)
£1,820 pcm
(8)
£2,067 pcm
(13)

Fun facts for BA2

Highest value in BA2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Street £1,549,054
Darlington Place £1,522,350
Dunsford Place £1,475,114
Macaulay Buildings £1,419,830
Sharpstone £1,373,212
Highest turnover in BA2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Avonpark 75.9%
Dahlia Gardens 66.7%
Albert Terrace 64.3%
Old Forge Way 55.6%
Englishcombe Rise 54.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Bath Spa (0.6 miles)
  • Oldfield Park (0.9 miles)
  • Freshford (3.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (15.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (42.3 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (46.7 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (10.9 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (11.1 miles)
  • Redcliffe Back Ferry Landing (11.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Paragon School, Junior School of Prior Park College (0.4 miles)
  • Moorlands Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • Moorlands Junior School (0.5 miles)
  • Bath College (0.7 miles)
  • Bath Academy (0.9 miles)
  • St Brendan's Sixth Form College (8.4 miles)
  • Beechen Cliff School (0.2 miles)
  • Hayesfield Girls School (0.5 miles)
  • Prior Park College (1.0 mile)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,624 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 36,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,331 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £135,000 Contents value up to £30,000 Average insurance cost £34/mo (£402/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

Energy

Gas £24 Electricity £36 Estimated energy cost £60/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: 7500 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Bath and North East Somerset

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £157 /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 £21 Sewerage £21 Estimated water cost £42 /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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