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4 bed detached house for sale

£799,500

St Margaret's Street, Rochester ME1

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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Double garage

Property description

Stunning River Medway views and a secluded location, set off the much sought after St Margaret’s Street in central Rochester, this individually designed detached house, built in the 1980’s, demands your serious attention. Offering excellently designed four bedroomed accommodation, taking full advantage of the westerly river views, is set on a plot of approximately a third of an acre. The living accommodation on the ground floor has a lounge opening onto a balcony and a mezzanine study/sitting room above, a separate dining room, modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, utility room and cloakroom. On the lower level are the four bedrooms, the master with a modern fitted en-suite bathroom and doors to a rear terrace, and a modern fitted family bathroom. There are attractive surrounding gardens, which the owners have re-designed to allow greater use, a full width paved terrace, circular covered gazebo, side decking with Jacuzzi hot tub and private parking for 5/6 cars leading to an attached double garage. Situated within a half mile of St Andrews and Kings schools, primary schools, Rochester Castle, Cathedral and the historic High Street with its selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. The mainline station with its hi-speed services to London is across from the High Street and there are good access roads to the A2, M2, M20, Bluewater Shopping Centre and Ebbsfleet International rail station. Call to view.

Double mahogany glazed front doors opening into
galleried entrance hall: Double glazed window to front, radiator, light oak flooring
cloakroom: Concealed cistern w.C, radiator, wash hand basin, extractor fan
lounge: 23' x 14' double glazed window to front, three radiators, feature open brick fireplace with log burning stove, two double glazed patio doors opening onto an l-shaped balcony with views over River Medway, two steps down leading to dining room, spiral staircase leading to
mezzanine room: 14'3 x 13'7 multi aspect double glazed windows with view over River Medway, radiator
dining room: 13'6 x 12'4 double glazed window to rear with view over River Medway, double radiator, inset ceiling spotlights, coved ceiling, two steps leading up to
kitchen: 12’ x 11'6 double glazed windows to side and rear with views over the River Medway, range of modern matching fitted wall and base cupboards, display wall cupboard, fitted worktops with inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer taps and waste disposal unit, built-in double oven, fitted five ring gas hob with extractor fan over in stainless steel canopy, integrated dishwasher, tiled walls, underfloor heating, kick space heater
utility room: 9’1 x 5’9 double glazed window to side, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer, worktop with fitted butler sink, modern fitted wall and base cupboards, local tiling, radiator, door to double garage
lower ground floor: Hallway: Understairs storage cupboard, airing cupboard housing hot water tank, radiator, coved ceiling
bedroom one: 18' x 11’2 double glazed patio doors opening onto rear terrace with views over garden and River Medway, double glazed window to side, built-in wall-to-wall mirrored wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, radiators. En-suite bathroom: Double glazed window to side, modern suite comprising bath with shower over, close coupled w.C, sink unit with cupboard under, bidet, fully tiled walls and floor, radiator, extractor fan, mirror with two wall lights, underfloor heating, fitted storage units, ladder towel radiator, extractor fan
bedroom two: 13’6 x 11'6 double glazed window to rear with view over River Medway, radiator, built-in mirror double wardrobe, coved ceiling
bedroom three: 12'1 x 11'7 double glazed window to side and rear with view over River Medway, radiator, coved ceiling
bedroom four: 9'2 x 9'1 double glazed window to side, radiator, coved ceiling
family bathroom: Modern suite comprising wash hand basin, low level w.C, full width walk-in wet room floor with shower over, curved screen, underfloor heating, storage cupboard, tiled walls and flooring, extractor fan, ladder towel radiator
exterior: Approached along a secluded tree lined shared private driveway the house sits on a plot of approximately a third of an acre. There is a parking area to the front for up to six cars, which leads to an attached double garage: Electric up and over doors, power and light, double glazed windows to rear, gas boiler for central heating and hot water, water softener, double glazed door to garden and door into the utility room. There are gardens and a paved patio to both sides of the house which lead to a full width paved patio in the west facing rear garden: Excellent views of the River Medway valley, attractive circular gazebo with tiled roof, steps down from the patio lead to a mainly lawned garden, bordered by a range of trees and hedging making the garden pleasantly secluded. The side patio has timber decking and a fitted Jacuzzi hot tub.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £282,817 Sales 390 Current average value £285,257 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,247 ▲ 1.51%

Property value data/graphs for ME1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £487,217 £309 3.8 £398,344
Semi-detached £312,659 £294 3.2 £323,551
Terraced £246,998 £281 2.9 £270,393
Flats £198,425 £298 1.8 £181,595

Current asking prices in ME1

Average: £323,633
Avg. current asking prices in ME1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £350,000
(1)
£224,632
(34)
£331,365
(65)
£453,481
(28)
£583,462
(13)
Flats £154,932
(11)
£222,467
(31)
- - -
All £171,188
(12)
£223,599
(65)
£331,365
(65)
£453,481
(28)
£583,462
(13)

Current asking rents in ME1

Average: £974 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ME1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £494 pcm
(5)
£907 pcm
(8)
£1,465 pcm
(9)
£1,362 pcm
(10)
£1,601 pcm
(2)
Flats £645 pcm
(22)
£866 pcm
(20)
£832 pcm
(1)
- £1,196 pcm
(1)
All £617 pcm
(27)
£878 pcm
(28)
£1,401 pcm
(10)
£1,362 pcm
(10)
£1,466 pcm
(3)

Fun facts for ME1

Highest value in ME1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Priestfields £759,973
Golding Close £642,482
Watts Avenue £604,737
Lillymonte Drive £593,553
Horsted Way £562,020
Highest turnover in ME1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Esplanade 60.0%
Hybrid Close 50.0%
Thomas Street 48.8%
Gravel Walk 47.6%
Langdon Road 42.9%

What Zoopla users think of Rochester

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 83% (107 ratings)

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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Rochester (0.5 miles)
  • Strood (Kent) (1.0 mile)
  • Chatham (1.0 mile)
  • London Southend Airport (15.6 miles)
  • London City Airport (20.9 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (33.9 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (7.1 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (7.4 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (20.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Andrew's School (Rochester) (0.1 miles)
  • St Margaret's at Troy Town CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Peter's Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • The Basildon Upper Academy (12.9 miles)
  • Lancaster School (14.4 miles)
  • Southend YMCA Community School (14.7 miles)
  • King's School, Rochester (0.5 miles)
  • Rochester Independent College (0.5 miles)
  • Fort Pitt Grammar School (0.7 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,372 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 79,950
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,877 /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 £23/mo (£271/yr)
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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 £53 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £111/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: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Medway

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £306 /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 £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /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.

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