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3 bed terraced house for sale


Wordsworth Street, Poets Corner, Hove BN3

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Property features

  • Desired Poets Corner location
  • 3 bedrooms in total
  • Large through lounge/diner with working fireplace
  • Modern kitchen with space for a table and chairs
  • Loft already converted to create a further double bedroom
  • New UPVC double glazing to both bays, installed in 2017
  • Gas central heating
  • Close to fantastic family friendly pubs and excellent shops on nearby Portland Road
  • Stoneham Park and highly desirable 'Hove' School (up to year 6) is very close by
  • Walking distance to Aldrington and Hove Station

Property description

Fantastic location for hove schools - Located in highly desirable Poets Corner, close to Aldrington & Hove train station's. This a very good 3 storey (loft converted) 3 bedroom Victorian home with plenty of character. Open plan through lounge/diner with exposed original wood flooring and working fire place. Kitchen to the rear with space for a small table and chairs, with access to the garden. 2 double bedrooms and bathroom on first floor, with a loft conversion on the second. Very close to Stoneham Park, Hove School & the shops on Portland Road. Well worth viewing.


A well-presented 3 bedroom Victorian home, located in highly desirable Poets Corner in West Hove. Wonderful location for highly desirable 'Hove' School and 'St Andrews' School. Excellent transport links with trains to mainline London and Brighton Stations from Aldrington station and Hove Station. Buses to city centre from Portland Road, a few-minutes walk. Poets Corner is well known for its great pubs, 'The Poets Ale & Smoke House' and 'The Ancient Mariner' nearby for example. Easy flat walk to Hove seafront and further shops on George Street.


A very light and bright Victorian property is a good description for this Poets Corner home. As you enter the hallway, the through Lounge/diner is to left with the kitchen to rear of the hallway. The through lounge has lovely exposed original wooden floor boards and a working fireplace. There is plenty of space for a dining room table and chairs. The kitchen is modern with space for a table and chairs, the boiler is located here too. Access to the garden is from the kitchen. Many in Poets Corner have as families expand, extended the kitchen sideways into the side return part of the garden, quite a few have done so in this street.
Upstairs there is a spacious modern white bathroom and 2 well presented bedrooms. The loft was converted in 2004 (vendor informs us of this) to create a bright bedroom with Velux windows on both sides, with plenty of eaves storage. New UPVC double glazed windows were installed in both front bays. The rear garden is well laid out with raised borders enclosed by sleepers. A decked area. Outside cupboard (once the outside WC) has plumbing for a washing machine, it currently houses the owners washing machine and tumble dryer above. The garden is wall and fence enclosed, measuring 16'4 x 14'10 with the side return of 11'7 x 6'2.

Lounge / Dining Room (23' 11'' x 9' 9'' (7.28m x 2.97m))

Kitchen (13' 10'' x 8' 1'' (4.21m x 2.46m))

Bedroom 1 (15' 6'' x 10' 4'' (4.72m x 3.15m))

Bedroom 3 (11' 0'' x 10' 0'' (3.35m x 3.05m))

Bathroom (11' 2'' x 8' 1'' (3.40m x 2.46m))

Bedroom 2 (13' 11'' x 8' 0'' (4.24m x 2.44m))

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £462,858 Sales 1,056 Current average value £461,226 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £10,688 ▲ 2.37%

Property value data/graphs for BN3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £913,349 £501 4.0 £930,856
Semi-detached £580,372 £467 3.7 £561,505
Terraced £517,063 £482 3.2 £544,328
Flats £329,783 £531 1.9 £325,108

Current asking prices in BN3

Average: £513,111
Avg. current asking prices in BN3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £243,990
Flats £247,234
All £246,992

Current asking rents in BN3

Average: £1,490 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,050 pcm
£1,636 pcm
£1,637 pcm
£2,579 pcm
£2,933 pcm
Flats £949 pcm
£1,426 pcm
£1,783 pcm
£2,045 pcm
£3,828 pcm
All £955 pcm
£1,443 pcm
£1,731 pcm
£2,366 pcm
£3,231 pcm

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Highest value in BN3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Tongdean Avenue £1,865,782
Princes Square £1,701,887
Tongdean Road £1,560,273
Princes Crescent £1,513,760
Hill Brow £1,428,282
Highest turnover in BN3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Deanway 50.0%
Holland Road 48.1%
Greyfriars 46.2%
Sandringham Close 41.2%
Lennox Road 41.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Aldrington (0.2 miles)
  • Hove (0.5 miles)
  • Portslade (1.0 mile)
  • Shoreham Airport (5.0 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (21.7 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (46.1 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (10.8 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (29.9 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (30.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Hove Junior School (0.4 miles)
  • West Hove Infant School (0.4 miles)
  • St Andrew's CofE (Aided) Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (2.0 miles)
  • Lancing College (5.4 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (16.9 miles)
  • St Christopher's School (0.3 miles)
  • Hove Park School and Sixth Form Centre (0.5 miles)
  • Blatchington Mill School and Sixth Form College (0.8 miles)
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£2,056 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£184/yr)
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Gas £33 Electricity £44 Estimated energy cost £77/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: 11400 kWh/year
Electricity: 3600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Brighton and Hove

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £208 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £16 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £47 /mo
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