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2 bed flat for sale

£281,000 Guide price

Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1

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Property features

  • Over 60s only under Homewise's lifetime lease plan
  • Discounts range from 8.5% to 59%
  • The actual price you will pay depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria
  • Call for a personalised quote
  • Iconic Embassy Court
  • Third floor 2 bedroom apartment
  • Immaculate condition
  • Sea views and private balcony off the lounge
  • Chain free
  • EPC energy rating C (70)

Property description

Purchasing this property with A lifetime lease

This property is offered at a reduced price for people aged over 60 through Homewise´s Home for Life Plan. Through the Home for Life Plan, anyone aged over sixty can purchase a lifetime lease on this property which discounts the price from its full market value. The size of the discount you are entitled to depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria and could be anywhere between 8.5% and 59% from the property´s full market value. The above price is for guidance only. It is based on our average discount and would be the estimated price payable by a 69-year-old single male. As such, the price you would pay could be higher or lower than this figure.

For more information or a personalised quote, just give us a call. Alternatively, if you are under 60 or would like to purchase this property without a Home for Life Plan at its full market price of £425,000, please contact Cubitt & West.

Property description

Want to enjoy the buzz of living on Brighton's seafront from your very own balcony? Imagine spending the summer months sitting out there watching the world go by below you. The views are to spectacular… on a clear day you can see the whole coastline from Worthing as far as past Brighton Marina and beyond.

Visualise coming home from a long day at work to enjoy a glass of wine on the roof terrace with friends whilst relaxing and watching the sunset.

If you prefer to be out and about then you’d never have to worry about taxi queues again as everything, from the trendy bars and restaurants, to the local shops, to the station, are all within walking distance, making your life a breeze.

Once inside the flat you will notice it is modern, with neutral decor meaning you can just pack up your boxes and move straight in, with no worry of the dreaded diy.

Embassy Court is one of Brighton’s most iconic buildings. It was built in the Art Deco modernist period and the design based on Cunard Liner, this is shown with the clean white lines, tiered balconies and the large communal roof terrace.

What the Owner says:
I took a lot of care and attention in restoring this flat to reflect its glorious, significant historical

The kitchen was hand built with an Art Deco aesthetic in "Brighton green" with lots of unusual yet practical details making it a joy to work in. I added masses of built in storage where ever possible.

It truly was a labour of love and i've loved living here. Waking to the sight and sound of the sea is a privilege, the sunsets and the moon or sun reflected on the water are magical daily treats.

Room sizes:
  • Third floor
  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge 18'1 x 14'1 (5.52m x 4.30m)
  • Balcony
  • Kitchen Area 14'2 x 8'6 (4.32m x 2.59m)
  • Bedroom 1 14'5 x 10'8 (4.40m x 3.25m)
  • Bedroom 2 16'0 x 9'6 (4.88m x 2.90m)
  • Shower Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Outside
  • Communal Roof Terrace

The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. Suitable as a retirement home.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Third Floor Plan

Third Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £434,266 Sales 995 Current average value £430,816 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,314 ▲ 1.25%

Property value data/graphs for BN1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £713,251 £460 3.8 £696,761
Semi-detached £473,581 £441 3.4 £492,297
Terraced £514,324 £532 3.2 £526,329
Flats £289,670 £499 1.7 £284,466

Current asking prices in BN1

Average: £477,542
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £249,750
Flats £250,162
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All £250,149

Current asking rents in BN1

Average: £1,485 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £616 pcm
£1,660 pcm
£1,794 pcm
£2,472 pcm
£2,768 pcm
Flats £1,010 pcm
£1,429 pcm
£2,332 pcm
£2,128 pcm
£2,951 pcm
All £991 pcm
£1,459 pcm
£2,072 pcm
£2,415 pcm
£2,781 pcm

Fun facts for BN1

Highest value in BN1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Withdean Road £1,628,229
Dyke Road Avenue £1,526,670
Powis Villas £1,182,012
Surrenden Crescent £1,044,298
Ship Street £1,038,345
Highest turnover in BN1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
London Terrace 60.0%
Lucerne Road 50.0%
Withdean Avenue 50.0%
Surrenden Holt 46.7%
St. Andrews Road 44.4%

What Zoopla users think of Brighton

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Nearby transport

  • Brighton (0.8 miles)
  • Hove (1.1 miles)
  • London Road (Brighton) (1.3 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (6.2 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (22.5 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (47.2 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (9.5 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (31.0 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (31.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Mary Magdalen Catholic Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Brunswick Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • St Paul's CofE Primary School and Nursery (0.6 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (1.0 mile)
  • Lancing College (6.7 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (16.0 miles)
  • Brighton and Hove High School (0.4 miles)
  • Cardinal Newman Catholic School (1.0 mile)
  • St Christopher's School (1.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,282 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 28,100
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,011 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£242/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


Gas £26 Electricity £34 Estimated energy cost £60/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: 8200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Brighton and Hove

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £152 /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.


Supply £13 Sewerage £26 Estimated water cost £39 /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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