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2 bed flat for sale

£180,000

The Crescent, Bedford MK40

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Property features

  • Well presented apartment
  • Open-plan living
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Allocated parking
  • Close to town
  • Close to station

Property description

An ideal first step onto the ladder or an investment property this well presented two bedroom first floor apartment, in this very popular tucked away location within the heart of the town centre and within walking distance to the station.
This home comes to the market with no upward chain and features neutral decor throughout, large sash windows which lets lots of light in and gives you a feeling of space.
The property a secure gated parking to the rear where you have one allocated parking space, there is a security entry phone system, well maintained communal areas with ceramic tiled flooring. There is a spacious entrance hall, stylish shower room which is fully tiled. There is an open plan living area with space for the necessary appliances and smart tiled splash backs. There are two generous double bedrooms, one could be used as a separate living area should someone wish, both rooms have large sash windows allowing lots of natural light in with wood flooring throughout.
Bedford offers an array of shopping and leisure facilities, the property is also well placed for transport links and you can be in London St.Pancras within 40 minutes. Bedford is situated almost equidistant between the A1 and M1 major road links and Milton Keynes is about a 30 minute drive away.

Entrance

Entrance via front or rear of the property via security entrance door, access to apartment is on the first floor.

Entrance Hall

Laminate wood floor, storage heater, smoke detector, wall mounted consumer unit.

Shower Room

Three-piece comprising of shower cubicle, vanity sink unit, low level WC, tiled floor and walls, extractor fan.

Living Room/Kitchenette (15' 2'' max x 13' 2'' (4.62m x 4.01m))

Double glazed sash windows to side, laminate floor, cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Kitchen area - Range of base and eye level units with work surfaces over. Integrated cda over and hob with extractor over, sink drainer unit, tiled splash backs, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer.

Bedroom One (15' 0'' x 9' 6'' (4.57m x 2.89m))

Double glazed sash windows to rear, laminate floor, storage heater.

Bedroom Two (13' 2'' x 9' 6'' (4.01m x 2.89m))

Two double glazed sash windows to rear, storage heater, laminate floor.

Outside

Allocated parking for one car, communal bin store areas for recycling and general waste.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £293,300 Sales 454 Current average value £327,539 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £24,004 ▲ 7.91%

Property value data/graphs for MK40

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £638,465 £326 4.5 £533,671
Semi-detached £368,388 £299 3.8 £306,763
Terraced £256,196 £308 3.0 £257,107
Flats £174,502 £286 1.7 £159,116

Current asking prices in MK40

Average: £329,726
Avg. current asking prices in MK40
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £124,995
(1)
£245,248
(20)
£309,086
(71)
£408,754
(50)
£661,603
(33)
Flats £148,652
(32)
£200,407
(71)
- £270,000
(1)
-
All £147,935
(33)
£210,262
(91)
£309,086
(71)
£406,034
(51)
£661,603
(33)

Current asking rents in MK40

Average: £786 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in MK40
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £424 pcm
(13)
£724 pcm
(1)
£962 pcm
(19)
£1,167 pcm
(10)
£1,751 pcm
(1)
Flats £624 pcm
(56)
£787 pcm
(47)
£945 pcm
(8)
£1,075 pcm
(2)
-
All £586 pcm
(69)
£786 pcm
(48)
£957 pcm
(27)
£1,151 pcm
(12)
£1,751 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for MK40

Highest value in MK40
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Biddenham Turn £1,069,273
St. Mellion Drive £1,000,744
Hampden Court £987,994
Carnoustie Drive £957,845
Prestwick Road £955,860
Highest turnover in MK40
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Woden Gardens 62.5%
Richmond Road 56.0%
Kingswood Way 52.9%
The Embankment 45.0%
Westfield Road 39.3%

What Zoopla users think of Bedford

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 75% (165 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Bedford (0.4 miles)
  • Bedford St Johns (0.8 miles)
  • Kempston Hardwick (3.6 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (18.9 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (34.9 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (45.5 miles)
  • Kew Pier (46.0 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (46.2 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (46.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Polam School (0.2 miles)
  • Priory Lower School (0.2 miles)
  • Livingstone Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Bedford College (0.5 miles)
  • St Thomas More Catholic School (1.5 miles)
  • Wootton Upper School (4.3 miles)
  • Bedford School (0.4 miles)
  • Rushmoor School (0.5 miles)
  • St Andrew's School (0.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£897 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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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £500,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £21/mo (£249/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

Bedford

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £132 /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 £16 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £38 /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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