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2 bed flat for sale

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Gatekeepers Chase, Rainham ME8

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Property features

  • Communal garden
  • Off street parking

Property description

As owners Sole Agent we are delighted to offer for sale this well sited second floor flat with far reaching views over rooftops to the river. Currently tenanted this apartment would suit the investor and owner occupier alike. The flat is in good condition throughout and well-proportioned with one double bedroom with built-in wardrobes, one single bedroom, a good sized bathroom, well equipped modern kitchen plus a bright lounge with small balcony with far reaching river views. Ideally located only 2 minutes’ walk to Rainham High Street amenities, a few minutes further to the main line railway station with its Hi-Speed Javelin service to London. There are communal gardens and two allocated parking spaces. No onward chain.

Accommodation

Common entrance hall: Via security system, stairs off, spacious landings

entrance door to hall: Fitted carpet, recessed cloaks cupboard, doors off

lounge: 18’ 2 x 11’10 PVC double glazed French doors to small balcony, matching window to side, far reaching views over the river, electric heater, fitted carpet

kitchen: 8’10 x 8’4 well fitted with light wood finish to wall and floor storage units, ample work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit under PVC double glazed window to rear, built-in electric oven, four plate hob with extractor above, built-in fridge/freezer, space for washing machine, local tiling to walls, vinyl flooring

bedroom: 13’10 x 9’ PVC double glazed window to front, built-in wardrobes with sliding doors, electric fire, fitted carpet

bedroom: 10’6 x 6’ PVC double glazed window to front, electric fire, fitted carpet

bathroom: White suite, panelled bath with shower over, low level w.C, pedestal wash hand basin, extractor fan, part tiled walls, built-in airing cupboard with hot water tank, fitted carpet

exterior: Well-tended gardens surround, rubbish bin store, two allocated parking spaces.

Lease details: The lease is a 99 year lease dated from March 2001. We understand the current ground rent is £100 pa, the service charge is £1296.82 pa including building insurance.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £275,782 Sales 636 Current average value £298,092 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £7,299 ▲ 2.51%

Property value data/graphs for ME8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £448,229 £314 3.6 £413,011
Semi-detached £299,383 £301 3.1 £287,863
Terraced £237,301 £263 2.9 £238,174
Flats £154,915 £243 1.7 £155,335

Current asking prices in ME8

Average: £360,403
Avg. current asking prices in ME8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £220,000
(1)
£244,816
(19)
£296,854
(82)
£468,939
(67)
£573,333
(6)
Flats £152,372
(4)
£196,999
(5)
- - -
All £165,898
(5)
£234,854
(24)
£296,854
(82)
£468,939
(67)
£573,333
(6)

Current asking rents in ME8

Average: £875 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ME8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £724 pcm
(1)
£894 pcm
(4)
£1,004 pcm
(14)
£1,390 pcm
(3)
£1,751 pcm
(1)
Flats £639 pcm
(7)
£763 pcm
(2)
£875 pcm
(1)
- -
All £650 pcm
(8)
£850 pcm
(6)
£996 pcm
(15)
£1,390 pcm
(3)
£1,751 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for ME8

Highest value in ME8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Woodruff Close £596,168
Seymour Road £580,139
Moor Street £567,422
Cranford Close £523,837
Charlotte Drive £507,675
Highest turnover in ME8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Tatsfield Close 61.5%
Vineyard Crescent 60.0%
Gregory Close 56.7%
Bramley Close 50.0%
Kyetop Walk 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Rainham

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 81% (83 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Rainham (Kent) (0.3 miles)
  • Newington (2.7 miles)
  • Gillingham (Kent) (3.0 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (15.0 miles)
  • London City Airport (25.8 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (31.6 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (11.8 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (12.1 miles)
  • Wallasea Island Ferry Landing (19.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Margaret's Infant School (0.1 miles)
  • St Margaret's Church of England Junior School (0.1 miles)
  • Meredale Independent Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Medway UTC (3.5 miles)
  • MidKent College (3.6 miles)
  • Estuary High School (13.0 miles)
  • The Howard School (0.7 miles)
  • Rainham School for Girls (0.7 miles)
  • Rainham Mark Grammar School (0.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Machin Lane Partnership, ME1 on +44 1634 799572 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£922 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 19,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £683 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £350,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£234/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

Medway

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £119 /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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