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2 bed bungalow for sale


Tolkien Road, Eastbourne BN23

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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Single garage
  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing

Property description

General description: A rare and unique opportunity to acquire a fully renovated and modernised two double bedroom semi-detached bungalow in a highly sought after residential area of Langney. The property has been impressively renovated to a high standard by the present owner. Set in a quiet location within and enviable corner plot and just a short walk from local amenities. The property now offers striking external curb appeal with attractive landscaped front garden. There is the advantage of a detached garage, driveway parking and gardens to the front, side and rear. This chain free property offers contemporary and bright accommodation with a high specification finish. A home such as this rarely comes onto the market and viewing is essential to appreciate the charm and overall finish of this immaculate and stunning home.

Location: The property is situated in a popular residential area of Langney. Local shops can be found at the Langney Shopping Centre which is approximately one and a half miles distant. The Sovereign Harbour and Crumbles retail park with Asda superstore is approximately one mile distant whilst Eastbourne's town centre amenities and comprehensive shopping facilities are approximately three and a half miles distant.


UPVC obscure double glazed door to:

Hallway: (Coved ceiling and inset downlighters) Radiator. Smoke alarm. Wall mounted thermostat control. Telephone point. Wall mounted consumer unit. Loft hatch housing new gas boiler (not inspected). Double built in storage cupboard. Doors to:

Kitchen: 10'02 x 9'01 max (3.1m x 2.7m). (Coved ceiling, partly tiled walls, downlighters and Karndean flooring) Newly fitted range of white gloss wall and floor units with wood effect worksurfaces. Inset ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Inset 'beko' hob with 'Cooke and Lewis' extractor unit over. Built in 'beko' electric oven. Integrated under counter fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Radiator. UPVC double glazed window to rear. UPVC obscure double glazed door to garden.

From hallway door to:

Lounge: 17'00 x 10'10 (5.2m x 3.3m) (Coved ceiling) Radiator. TV point. UPVC double glazed sliding doors to:

Conservatory: 9'03 x 9'01 (2.8m x 2.7m) (Polycarbonate roofing) Wall light. UPVC double glazed windows to rear. UPVC double glazed door at side to garden.

From hallway doors to:

Bedroom one: 13'09 up to bay x 10'09 (4.1m x 3.3m)(Coved ceiling) Radiator. UPVC double glazed newly fitted bay window to front offering glimpses of the South Downs.

Bedroom two: 8'10 up to bay x 9'08 (2.9m x 2.7m) (Coved ceiling) Radiator. UPVC double glazed newly fitted bay window to front offering glimpses of the South Downs.

Shower room: 8'01 x 5'04 (2.4m x 1.6m). (Fully tiled walls, downlighters and Karndean flooring) Newly fitted shower suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, fitted vanity unit under and inset mirror above. Fitted low level wc. Large walk in shower enclosure with glass shower screen and main shower unit. Wall mounted Anthracite heated ladder towel rail. Two UPVC obscure double glazed windows to side.


Front: Laid to lawn with some mature trees. Pathways to entrance, rear garden and driveway.

Detached garage: Up and over door. Light and power. Personal door to garden.

Driveway: Blocked paved driveway with off road parking for one vehicle. Gated access to rear garden.

Rear garden: Wall and fence enclosed. Mostly laid to lawn with some attractive flower bed borders. Patio area with footpath access to garage. Attractive gardens with mature plants. Newly fitted gates to front gardens and driveway. Outside tap. Outside power. Gas meter box.

Renovation details: The renovation has been carried out by the current owner during the summer of 2017
• Newly fitted combination gas boiler now located in the loft
• Wireless thermostat
• Fully re-wired with new consumer unit
• New lighting throughout
• Brushed chrome fitted light switches and plug sockets
• New bay windows fitted to bedroom one and two
• New flooring throughout
• New internal doors throughout
• New décor throughout
• New plastering to ceilings throughout with new coving
• New external electric point to rear garden
• New garden gates

Guarantees and Certificates:
• Available for Karndean flooring
• Available for Kitchen appliances
• Electrical certificates available for all electrical work
• Gas certificates available for all gas/boiler works
• fensa certificates available for new windows

council tax: Band C (Eastbourne Borough Council)


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sales: *buyers note regarding offers made: Please note that although we can negotiate offers and terms between our vendor and a potential buyer, we are unable to confirm a sale or consider removing any property from the open market until we have been able to report to our client that a buyer can proceed and we have all the information we require to put the sale in place. Therefore all buyers are requested to provide us, as soon as possible, with full correspondence details, photographic and residential id, proof of funds and/or proof of proceed-ability (financial advisor's details, selling agents details, copies of cash availability - in the form of bank account or savings statements, and/or mortgage agreement in principle) and solicitors details. Offers received subject to selling will still require the same verifications. All final decisions regarding offers and terms remain with the vendor. Should you have any queries at any time about this process please call a member of our sales team to discuss.

In accordance with the property misdescription act 1991, masonbryant have prepared these sales particulars for general guidance purposes only. They do not form part of any offer or contract. masonbryant have not carried out a structural survey of the property or tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services so cannot verify that they are in working order. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor regarding boundaries, rights of way etc. For which the agent cannot be held responsible. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included in the sale. Room measurements are given for guidance purposes only and should not be relied upon when ordering such items as furniture, appliances and carpets. Lease details, service charges and ground rent (where applicable) are given as a guide only and should be checked and confirmed via a solicitor.

Please note: The full epc (energy performance certificate) is available for all our properties upon request.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £253,333 Sales 458 Current average value £278,588 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £7,340 ▲ 2.71%

Property value data/graphs for BN23

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £334,951 £295 3.2 £311,977
Semi-detached £264,148 £276 2.9 £253,771
Terraced £270,488 £284 3.0 £259,817
Flats £256,229 £350 2.0 £202,349

Current asking prices in BN23

Average: £300,823
Avg. current asking prices in BN23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £241,493
Flats £124,500
All £124,500

Current asking rents in BN23

Average: £929 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £864 pcm
£1,349 pcm
£1,400 pcm
Flats £626 pcm
£830 pcm
£911 pcm
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All £626 pcm
£841 pcm
£1,174 pcm
£1,400 pcm

Fun facts for BN23

Highest value in BN23
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Auckland Quay £1,035,578
Wellington Quay £923,919
Hamilton Quay £674,256
St. Lawrence Way £496,308
St. Lawrence Mews £489,880
Highest turnover in BN23
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Admiralty Crescent 100.0%
Sovereign Close 71.4%
Campbell Mews 69.2%
Keats Walk 64.7%
Wellington Quay 61.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Pevensey & Westham (0.9 miles)
  • Pevensey Bay (1.4 miles)
  • Hampden Park (Sussex) (1.9 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (27.2 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (28.9 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (32.8 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (11.8 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (40.2 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (44.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Langney Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • The Haven Voluntary Aided CofE/Methodist Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • West Rise Junior School (0.8 miles)
  • Sussex Downs College (2.4 miles)
  • Eastbourne College (3.3 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (6.9 miles)
  • St Catherine's College (0.3 miles)
  • Causeway School (1.5 miles)
  • Hazel Court School (1.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,489 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 32,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,169 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £39/mo (£468/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


Gas £40 Electricity £43 Estimated energy cost £83/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: 13300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £159 /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.


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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