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1 bed flat for sale

£130,000

Shortlands Road, Sittingbourne ME10

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Property features

  • 1 Bedroom Apartment
  • No Service Charge or Ground Rent
  • Ground Floor
  • EPC: E
  • Allocated Parking
  • Private Courtyard At The Rear
  • Quiet Residential Area
  • Great Travel Links
  • Close To Local Amenities

Property description

**no chain & no service charge**
Family Homes are delighted to introduce to the market this conveniently located 1 bedroom apartment. The property is situated within walking distance to local shops, gyms and the town centre making it ideal for everyday life. For commuters you have great travel links with the mainline train station within walking distance, a coach route allowing access to London city centre, and the A249 within a 5 minute drive making it the dream location for you.

Internally this well presented 1 bedroom apartment comprises of good living proportions. To the front of the property you have a double bedroom with a walk in wardrobe, as well as a well equipped kitchen, neutrally designed shower room and spacious living room. The property has a light and airy feel throughout due to the large double glazed windows and sliding patio doors.

Externally the property boasts a private rear garden that is easily maintainable and a sun trap in the warmer months. Another benefit is the allocated parking to the front, as well as the readily available on street parking.

This property would be ideal for anyone looking for their first home or as an investor, its internal and external features along with its ground floor build makes it very desirable within the Sittingbourne property market. This property is a lease hold, however ground rent and service charges are non-existent with this leasehold due to owning part of the joint management.

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Kitchen 7.55' x 6.56' (2.30m x 2m)
The kitchen lies in the middle of the property and has recently been modernised to a high standard, the kitchen and lounge is usually the hub of the house and where most family gatherings end up, with the serving hatch it ensures the designated cook isn't kept out of the loop.

Living/Dining Room 17.06' x 10.83' (5.20m x 3.30m)
Located to the rear of the property, the living room has been completed with a hard flooring and neutral coloured walls as well as sliding doors to the rear garden giving a great intake of light.

Bedroom 11.15' x 9.19' (3.40m x 2.80m)
Located at the front of the property, the double bedroom has a walk in wardrobe already installed as well as being completed with a luxurious carpet making it a dream to go to bed at night.

Bathroom
A well presented room within the property, the bathroom has a tiled finish and has a shower installed as well as toilet and basin.

Exterior
The exterior of this property comes with allocated parking towards the front of the property as well as a private garden to the rear which is perfect for the warmer months.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £246,988 Sales 716 Current average value £248,191 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £1,750 ▲ 0.71%

Property value data/graphs for ME10

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £358,885 £256 3.6 £364,366
Semi-detached £260,098 £254 3.1 £262,065
Terraced £205,870 £239 2.8 £207,018
Flats £150,970 £251 1.7 £152,356

Current asking prices in ME10

Average: £277,722
Avg. current asking prices in ME10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £161,250
(4)
£227,662
(49)
£264,860
(129)
£402,373
(63)
£422,500
(8)
Flats £135,188
(17)
£161,460
(26)
£165,000
(1)
£275,000
(1)
-
All £140,152
(21)
£204,712
(75)
£264,092
(130)
£400,383
(64)
£422,500
(8)

Current asking rents in ME10

Average: £726 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ME10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £521 pcm
(9)
£854 pcm
(5)
£1,024 pcm
(12)
£1,242 pcm
(3)
-
Flats £564 pcm
(19)
£753 pcm
(7)
- - -
All £550 pcm
(28)
£795 pcm
(12)
£1,024 pcm
(12)
£1,242 pcm
(3)
-

Fun facts for ME10

Highest value in ME10
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Gore Court Road £628,860
Tunstall Road £601,342
Dental Close £574,846
The Meadows £531,754
Woodstock Road £522,184
Highest turnover in ME10
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Snowdrop Walk 70.0%
Onyx Drive 64.4%
Hargraves Road 57.1%
Symonds Drive 56.5%
Barnfields Court 51.7%

What Zoopla users think of Sittingbourne

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 66% (131 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 2.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 3.5 stars
Parks & recreation
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Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Sittingbourne (0.7 miles)
  • Kemsley (1.7 miles)
  • Teynham (2.5 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (16.2 miles)
  • Manston Airport (25.7 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (27.8 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (18.0 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (18.3 miles)
  • Wallasea Island Ferry Landing (19.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Canterbury Road Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Sunny Bank Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • South Avenue Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Southend YMCA Community School (14.6 miles)
  • Lancaster School (14.9 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (15.0 miles)
  • Meadowfield School (0.5 miles)
  • Sittingbourne Community College (0.6 miles)
  • Borden Grammar School (0.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£663 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £467 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £10/mo (£115/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 £21 Electricity £31 Estimated energy cost £52/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Swale

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £107 /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 £9 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £27 /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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