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2 bed flat for sale

£170,000

Grimston Gardens, Folkestone, Kent CT20

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Property features

  • 2 Bedroom Apartment
  • Prime West End Location
  • 120 Year Lease
  • No Chain

Property description



Draft details... For sale with burnap + abel...(£170,000-£180,000) Burnap + Abel are delighted to offer this two bedroom apartment situated in a popular residential location in Folkestone's West End. The property is in our opinion in very good order throughout and offers a lounge, kitchen, family bathroom and two double bedrooms. Additional benefits include a 120 year lease and no onward chain. For your chance to view call sole agent Burnap + Abel now on .


Second floor

entrance hall


Carpeted hall way, doors leading to,


Lounge


17' 4" x 13' 9" (5.28m x 4.19m) Carpeted floor, radiator, feature fire place, double glazed windows overlooking Grimston Gardens

W.C
Low level W.C and utility area, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer,


Kitchen


12' 7" x 9' 8" (3.84m x 2.95m) Mix of wall and floor units, laminated floor, wooden style work top with stainless steel sink and drainer, gas hob and a fan oven, plumbing for a dish washer, radiator and a double glazed window,


Bathroom


6' 4" x 5' 8" (1.93m x 1.73m) Three piece suite comprising low level w.C, wash hand basin and a paneled bath. There is a shower over head, two double glazed windows and a vinyl flooring,


Bedroom one


14' 10" x 10' 11" (4.52m x 3.33m) Carpeted floor, double glazed window, built in wardrobes and a radiator,


Bedroom two


14' 2" x 9' 0" (4.32m x 2.74m) Carpeted floor, double glazed window and a radiator,


Lease & charges


Lease + service charge information
We understand the lease is 125 years from 25th December 2012.

Ground rent is currently £125 per annum.

The Current maintenance charge is £1,140 per annum.


Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £239,900 Sales 463 Current average value £252,073 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £18,167 ▲ 7.77%

Property value data/graphs for CT20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £528,096 £315 4.0 £471,291
Semi-detached £298,790 £249 3.4 £270,127
Terraced £229,783 £241 3.0 £232,617
Flats £181,527 £259 2.0 £168,897

Current asking prices in CT20

Average: £223,761
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £126,874
(4)
£222,499
(8)
£325,175
(14)
£568,821
(17)
£357,625
(4)
Flats £108,460
(65)
£185,840
(92)
£253,726
(31)
£377,498
(2)
-
All £109,527
(69)
£188,773
(100)
£275,954
(45)
£548,681
(19)
£357,625
(4)

Current asking rents in CT20

Average: £691 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £771 pcm
(2)
£989 pcm
(5)
£1,261 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £556 pcm
(12)
£624 pcm
(22)
£809 pcm
(5)
- -
All £556 pcm
(12)
£636 pcm
(24)
£899 pcm
(10)
£1,261 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for CT20

Highest value in CT20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Temeraire Heights £1,067,267
Cliff Road £986,026
Pelham Gardens £838,004
Upper Corniche £770,339
Godwyn Road £733,152
Highest turnover in CT20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Granville Road East 50.0%
The Leas 43.8%
Newbury Close 43.8%
Granville Parade 42.9%
Oaks Road 40.0%

What Zoopla users think of Folkestone

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 71% (240 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 3.5 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 3.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 3.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone Central (0.4 miles)
  • Folkestone West (0.6 miles)
  • Sandling (4.3 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (12.9 miles)
  • Manston Airport (19.9 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (39.6 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (2.3 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (7.1 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (7.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Sandgate Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone (0.6 miles)
  • Stella Maris Catholic Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (13.6 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (14.4 miles)
  • Southend YMCA Community School (38.0 miles)
  • The Folkestone School for Girls (0.5 miles)
  • The Harvey Grammar School (0.6 miles)
  • Folkestone Academy (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£864 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 17,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £611 /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 £20/mo (£235/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 £26 Electricity £35 Estimated energy cost £61/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

Shepway

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £133 /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 £13 Sewerage £26 Estimated water cost £39 /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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