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2 bed flat for sale

£180,000

New Bedford Road, Luton LU3

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Property features

  • Large two bedroom top floor flat
  • Desirable location with views across Wardown Park
  • Walking distance to train station and town centre
  • Chain free
  • Share of freehold
  • Approx £65 per month maintenance and ground rent

Property description

Penrose are delighted to present to the market this well proportioned two bedroom top floor apartment. Situated on one of the most desirable roads in Luton, with open views across Wardown park, it offers great access into the town centre and Luton mainline railway station. Internally the property benefits from a good sized living room, separate kitchen, two well proportioned bedrooms and family bathroom complete with roll top bath. This property benefits from being sold as a share of freehold and an extended lease on completion of the sale. With parking to the rear, communal gardens and clean and tidy communal areas this property offers great value for money and one not to be missed! Offered chain free.

Entrance Hall (7' 8'' x 3' 6'' (2.34m x 1.07m))

Wood effect flooring, intercom system.

Kitchen (12' 1'' x 7' 5'' (3.68m x 2.26m))

Double glazed window to front, range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces, ceramic tiling to splash backs, sink unit with mixer tap, space for white goods, tiled floor.

Lounge (15' 6'' x 12' 2'' (4.72m x 3.71m))

Double glazed window to front, wall mounted electric heater, fire place, wood effect flooring.

Bedroom 1 (12' 0'' x 8' 1'' to face of wardrobe (3.65m x 2.46m))

Double glazed window to front, built in wardrobe to one wall, wall mounted storage heater.

Bedroom 2 (10' 1'' x 7' 9'' (3.07m x 2.36m))

Double glazed window to side, wall mounted heater.

Bathroom (8' 4'' x 6' 8'' max (2.54m x 2.03m))

Two double glazed frosted windows to side, freestanding bath with wall mounted electric shower unit, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, low flush WC, ceramic tiling to walls, tiled floor, wall mounted heated towel rail.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £260,657 Sales 597 Current average value £277,365 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £10,177 ▲ 3.81%

Property value data/graphs for LU3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £427,337 £311 3.7 £381,250
Semi-detached £283,889 £302 3.1 £268,509
Terraced £227,868 £286 2.7 £224,333
Flats £156,959 £271 1.7 £150,287

Current asking prices in LU3

Average: £291,921
Avg. current asking prices in LU3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £180,625
(8)
£251,347
(23)
£295,692
(100)
£391,000
(30)
£461,246
(12)
Flats £161,979
(25)
£174,706
(17)
£215,000
(2)
- -
All £166,499
(33)
£218,775
(40)
£294,110
(102)
£391,000
(30)
£461,246
(12)

Current asking rents in LU3

Average: £993 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LU3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £575 pcm
(9)
£915 pcm
(17)
£1,103 pcm
(69)
£1,361 pcm
(20)
£1,725 pcm
(6)
Flats £625 pcm
(27)
£815 pcm
(15)
£944 pcm
(4)
- -
All £613 pcm
(36)
£868 pcm
(32)
£1,094 pcm
(73)
£1,361 pcm
(20)
£1,725 pcm
(6)

Fun facts for LU3

Highest value in LU3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Sharpenhoe Road £606,145
Lansdowne Road £598,169
Milburn Close £579,431
Barton Road £554,699
Hayton Close £507,602
Highest turnover in LU3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Marriott Road 61.5%
Bideford Gardens 58.3%
Viscount Close 54.5%
Shingle Close 54.2%
Kendal Close 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Luton (0.7 miles)
  • Luton Airport Parkway (1.7 miles)
  • Leagrave (1.8 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (2.5 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (28.0 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (28.7 miles)
  • Kew Pier (28.6 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (29.4 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (29.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • River Bank Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Richmond Hill School (0.4 miles)
  • Olive Tree Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Luton Sixth Form College (0.8 miles)
  • KWS Educational Services (0.9 miles)
  • Barnfield College (1.0 mile)
  • Denbigh High School (0.1 miles)
  • Active Support Education Centre (0.5 miles)
  • Bury Park Educational Institute (Al - Hikmah Secondary School) (0.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Penrose Estate Agents, LU1 on +44 1582 936653 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£858 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £647 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £650,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£218/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 £25 Electricity £34 Estimated energy cost £59/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

Luton

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £108 /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 £13 Estimated water cost £26 /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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