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2 bed semi-detached bungalow for sale

£184,950

Whitby Avenue, Chester CH2

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Property description

The property, which has been well maintained over time, offers a degree of scope for cosmetic improvement and has the benefit of an extension to the rear by way of a conservatory which adds a most useful additional living area to the home. Whitby Avenue lies within a short walkable distance of a regular bus service into Chester city centre and is also within touching distance of a local shopping parade.

The property is approached via a shared tarmac drive which provides access to a private golden gravelled parking area to the front of the property. The driveway leads to the side where there is a storm porch with an entrance door into the home and there is an opening to the rear garden, which is low maintenance in nature, being predominantly laid to paving and well enclosed by timber fencing and with the benefit of a timber framed store.

The living accommodation comprises: Entrance hall with a boiler cupboard housing the 'Worcester' combination central heating boiler and provides access to all the further living accommodation. In total there are two bedrooms, both lying to front aspect. There is a living/dining room with gas fire point and sliding doors providing access into the conservatory extension and the kitchen features a range of light wood effect units. There is also a bathroom with a separate WC.

The property benefits from gas fired central heating and a combination of glazing.

Location Occupying a popular suburban district, Whitby Avenue is situated in Upton, itself being approximately 10 minutes travelling distance away from the city centre and offering good communication links via the outer ring road to the M53/M56 motorway network and A55 southerly bypass with its links to North Wales. The property is within walking distance of a regular bus service to the city centre, whilst it is convenient for both the facilities on hand in nearby Bache including a railway station with a direct line to Liverpool, Countess of Chester Hospital and a Morrison's Supermarket and garage as well as a range of local shopping facilities. The property also lies just a short walk away from a further range of shopping facilities on nearby Dicksons Drive.

Accommodation with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:-

entrance hall Accessed via a wooden glazed door, loft access point, radiator, boiler cupboard with a wall mounted 'Worcester' gas combination central heating boiler, wood effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom one 11' 11" x 9' 3" (3.63m x 2.82m) with a double glazed window unit to front aspect, radiator.

Bedroom two 10' x 9' 5" (3.05m x 2.87m) with a double glazed window unit to front aspect, fitted wardrobe, radiator.

Living/dining room 9' 3" increasing to 10'6" x 15' 4" (2.82m x 4.67m) with wood effect laminate flooring, 'Cannon' gas fire point, TV point, radiator, double glazed sliding patio style door into the conservatory.

Conservatory 12' 9" x 7' 1" (3.89m x 2.16m) An extension to the home on a brick base with UPVC double glazing, wood effect laminate flooring, radiator, door providing external access.

Bathroom 5' 7" x 5' 7" (1.7m x 1.7m) Featuring a panelled bath with a bar tap/shower unit with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, tiling to two walls, tiled flooring, radiator, double glazed window unit with decorative pane.

Seperate WC with a low level WC, half tiled walls, double glazed window unit with decorative pane, tiled flooring.

Kitchen 8' 8" x 8' 4" (2.64m x 2.54m) Featuring a range of light wood effect wall, base and drawer units with brushed metal fitments, roll top work surfaces, tiled splashback, inset stainless steel four ringed gas hob with built-under electric oven and grill, space for freestanding fridge freezer, plumbing for washing machine, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, base shelving unit, radiator, double glazed window and door to side aspect.

Externally Well positioned in the popular location of Upton, the property lies within a short walkable distance of a regular bus service into Chester city centre itself and also within walking distance of a local parade of shops, in addition to Morrison's Supermarket and the popular suburb of Hoole. The property is approached via a shared tarmac driveway which then becomes a golden gravelled drive area to the front offering off-road parking, being a low walled and timber fenced enclosed space. The shared driveway leads to the side of the property where there is a tiled storm porch providing access into the property itself and there is an opening to the rear garden. The rear garden is of a low maintenance nature predomiently laid to paving and features a central slated border with a mature tree and further slated borders to the side and also to the rear behind a timber framed store.

Directions Proceed out of Chester along St Martins. At the Fountains roundabout turn left onto Liverpool Road. Bear right then left again onto the gyratory system and continue along Liverpool Road. Upon reaching the roundabout at the junction with Brook Lane, turn right, follow the road over the railway bridge, and just opposite the shops turn left into Dicksons Drive. Continue along for approximately 1/2 mile, turn right into Shepherds Lane, left into Thornton Drive then second left into Whitby Avenue where the property will be found on the right hand side.

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2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

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Market activity
Average price paid £228,608 Sales 482 Current average value £257,265 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £13,890 ▲ 5.71%

Property value data/graphs for CH2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £362,503 £252 3.6 £308,236
Semi-detached £254,512 £250 3.1 £227,431
Terraced £195,482 £223 2.7 £190,584
Flats £175,537 £240 1.9 £147,369

Current asking prices in CH2

Average: £259,479
Avg. current asking prices in CH2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £87,500
(2)
£157,427
(23)
£237,493
(44)
£406,184
(16)
£390,000
(3)
Flats £79,700
(5)
£174,991
(16)
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All £81,929
(7)
£164,632
(39)
£237,493
(44)
£406,184
(16)
£390,000
(3)

Current asking rents in CH2

Average: £924 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CH2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £436 pcm
(6)
£746 pcm
(19)
£903 pcm
(15)
£1,206 pcm
(3)
£2,002 pcm
(2)
Flats £496 pcm
(15)
£920 pcm
(18)
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All £479 pcm
(21)
£831 pcm
(37)
£903 pcm
(15)
£1,206 pcm
(3)
£2,002 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for CH2

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Church Lane £633,078
Upton Park £601,768
Holly Close £580,203
Kilmorey Park £568,030
Warren Lane £556,672
Highest turnover in CH2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Anvil Close 57.1%
Eardswick Close 52.9%
Victoria Court 50.0%
Haydan Court 50.0%
Kimberley Terrace 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Bache (0.2 miles)
  • Chester (0.8 miles)
  • Capenhurst (4.3 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (8.8 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (27.3 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (39.4 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (13.9 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (14.4 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (14.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Mill View Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Firs School (0.3 miles)
  • Newton Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • West Cheshire College (5.0 miles)
  • Hope Corner Academy (10.4 miles)
  • Liverpool College International (12.1 miles)
  • Dorin Park School & Specialist SEN College (0.4 miles)
  • Upton-by-Chester High School (0.8 miles)
  • The Queen's School (1.3 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£793 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,495
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £665 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £10/mo (£124/yr)
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £39 Electricity £41 Estimated energy cost £80/mo

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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: 13500 kWh/year
Electricity: 3100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water

Supply £19 Sewerage £19 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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