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3 bed cottage for sale

£465,000

Lilyvale, Smeeth, Ashford TN25

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Property features

  • Delightful Character Cottage
  • Views Over Open countryside
  • Superb Rural Location
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Beautifully Presented Accommodation
  • Luxury Bathroom
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Off Road Parking
  • UPVC Double Glazing
  • Attractive Good Sized Gardens

Property description

Delightful and beautifully presented 3 bedroom character cottage in superb rural location with views over open countryside, luxury bathroom, oil fired central heating, uPVC double glazing, off road parking and attractive good sized gardens

Situation

4 Lilyvale is a delightful character cottage in the heart of the village benefiting from outstanding views of open countryside. The village of Smeeth adjoins the village of Brabourne Lees sharing a good range of local facilities including an excellent village store and popular primary schools. Ashford and access to the M20 is approximately 5 miles away, Ashford International Station offers services to London St Pancras in just 37 Minutes whilst Eurostar trains connect with Paris, Brussels and Lille.
Directions: Proceed along A20 through Sellinge, turn right into Stone Hill which leads into Plain Road. Lilyvale is a turning on the left.

Entrance

Entrance door with courtesy light to:

Spacious Entrance Hallway

Approx. 10' 7" x 9' 8" maximum narrowing to 6' 6". Attractive entrance hallway with windows either side of the entrance door, radiator, high level concealed consumer unit, exposed ceiling timber, door to Kitchen/Diner, feature opening to Living Room, fitted double shelved storage cupboard with glass fronted doors and door to:

Downstairs W.C.

Comprising low level w.C, compact wash hand basin with mixer tap over and cupboards under, radiator, double storage cupboard.

Living Room

Approx. 20' 2" x 11' maximum narrowing to 8' 5". Beautiful double aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows to front with superb views over open countryside and uPVC double glazed window and door to rear overlooking the garden, attractive brick fireplace with wood burning "Aga" inset on a brick hearth, two radiators, wall light point, two built-in under stairs storage cupboards, staircase to first floor and feature opening to Kitchen/Dining Room

Kitchen/Dining Room

Approx. 19' 3" x 9' 6" narrowing to 7' 11". Attractive kitchen comprising inset butler style sink with mixer tap over and separate filtered boiling water tap with drawer under, beautiful rolled edge wooden work surfaces with extensive range of cupboards and drawers under, fitted wine cooler with light "Hotpoint" double oven, "Hotpoint" ceramic hob with matching extractor unit over, integrated "Bosch" dishwasher, integrated "Hotpoint" washing machine, space for fridge, matching open fronted display wall units, fitted display shelving, attractive Karndean floor, recessed LED spotlights, radiator, two uPVC double glazed windows to front with views over the open countryside and two uPVC double glazed windows to rear with views over the garden.

First Floor Landing

Access hatch to roof space, attractive doors to all rooms.

Bedroom 1

Approx. 11' x 10' 1". UPVC double glazed window to front with superb views over open fields, radiator.

Bedroom 2

Approx. 10' 2" x 8' 5". UPVC double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden, radiator, access hatch to roof space, built-in double wardrobe with high level storage shelf over.

Bedroom 3

Approx. 10' x 9' 8" to wardrobe doors. (Currently used as a dressing room) uPVC double glazed window to front with views over open countryside, radiator, series of fitted wardrobe units extending the length of one wall.

Luxury Bathroom/Shower Room

Approx 9' 9" maximum x 9' 9" maximum (into shower recess) narrowing to 7' 1". Beautiful suite comprising stunning roll top bath with ornate mixer tap and shower attachment over, oversized tiled shower cubicle, vanity unit with "his and hers" sinks", low level w.C, contemporary style heated towel rail, beautiful fully tiled walls, recessed halogen spotlights, fitted double medicine cabinet, built-in linen cupboard.

Outside Front

Dwarf boundary wall with mainly laid to lawn garden with lavender border and evergreen shrubs, path to entrance door, timber fencing concealing the oil storage tank and refuse bins, double width double driveway extending to the side providing ample off road parking with a beech privacy hedge to the side.

Outside Rear

Directly outside the property is a gravelled area with outside tap and an attached store housing the "Worcester" oil fired boiler. There is a raised patio area for al fresco dining and a path which leads to the mainly laid to lawn tiered garden with mature shrubs/ trees and superb views over open countryside. Halfway up the garden is a decking terrace and a:-

Outbuilding

Approx 14' x 10' 1". Space and plumbing for appliances, space for large fridge freezer and windows to the rear. Directly outside the outbuilding is a paved area and steps leading up to the vegetable plot and further laid to lawn garden.

Agents Note

The vendors have informed us that they have a fitted "Hive" remote control heating and hot water system.

Services

Oil central heating and mains drainage.

Council Tax

Contact Shepway District Council on Council Tax Band E.

Property info

Floorplan(s): 4 Lilyvale Rd.Jpg

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Market activity
Average price paid £371,180 Sales 304 Current average value £421,752 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,853 ▲ 2.14%

Property value data/graphs for TN25

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £513,376 £314 3.9 £455,119
Semi-detached £324,918 £300 3.1 £316,048
Terraced £284,462 £327 2.7 £278,018
Flats £201,253 £272 2.0 £172,374

Current asking prices in TN25

Average: £383,665
Avg. current asking prices in TN25
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £190,000
(1)
£260,248
(35)
£335,210
(44)
£505,878
(49)
£603,000
(13)
Flats £144,667
(3)
£227,000
(15)
£273,333
(3)
- -
All £156,000
(4)
£250,274
(50)
£331,260
(47)
£505,878
(49)
£603,000
(13)

Current asking rents in TN25

Average: £1,051 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN25
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £520 pcm
(1)
£835 pcm
(4)
£988 pcm
(6)
£1,738 pcm
(4)
-
Flats £659 pcm
(2)
£823 pcm
(1)
- - -
All £612 pcm
(3)
£833 pcm
(5)
£988 pcm
(6)
£1,738 pcm
(4)
-

Fun facts for TN25

Highest value in TN25
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Smeeth, Ashford TN25 £971,818
Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 £860,274
Bonnington, Ashford TN25 £777,603
The Forstal £737,035
Kempes Corner £689,777
Highest turnover in TN25
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Ashgrove 75.0%
Upper Bridge Street 66.7%
Jarmans Field 60.0%
Snipe Close 53.8%
Forge Close 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Smeeth

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 74%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Westenhanger (2.9 miles)
  • Sandling (4.1 miles)
  • Ashford International (Eurostar) (4.9 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (11.3 miles)
  • Manston Airport (22.1 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (33.7 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (6.1 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (14.5 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (15.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Smeeth Community Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Sellindge Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • Brabourne Church of England Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (11.6 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (12.1 miles)
  • Tonbridge School (31.2 miles)
  • Caldecott Foundation School (1.3 miles)
  • Brockhill Park Performing Arts College (4.4 miles)
  • The Norton Knatchbull School (4.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,032 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 46,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,673 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £17/mo (£208/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 £48 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £100/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: 18000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Ashford

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £195 /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 £31 Estimated water cost £47 /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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