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2 bed flat for sale

£357,000 Guide price

West Street, 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
  • Impressive, modern 2 bedroom apartment
  • Set over 2nd and 3rd floor levels
  • Underground car parking space
  • Open plan kitchen/living room
  • 2 Juliette balconies
  • Central Brighton location

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 £540,000, please contact Cubitt & West.

Property description

If you dream of living in the heart of Brighton town centre, amongst all that it has to offer, then this modern apartment will fit the bill nicely. Impressively positioned it cannot fail to make an impact on you as soon as you see it. Approaching from West Street, the gated entrance and underground car parking is the first thing that grabs you. Stepping into the communal gardens that are in the centre of the buildings you realise this is something different.

The apartment itself can be easily accessed by foot from Middle Street too, with a more low key entrance that might be more convenient for just popping out. The elevated position separates you from the street and gives you a relatively good level of privacy.

Arranged for a contemporary open plan lifestyle the property feels spacious and airy. The kitchen area is fitted with stylish white high gloss units that will complement your furniture and there is room for a table and chairs to dine at too, lending the space to entertaining.

With an en suite shower room to Bedroom 1 and a good size second bedroom having guests to stay will surely be on the cards.

Room sizes:
  • Entrance Hall
  • Bathroom 7'5 x 6'8 (2.26m x 2.03m)
  • Bedroom 2 18'2 x 7'9 (5.54m x 2.36m)
  • Bedroom 1 13'6 x 8'7 (4.12m x 2.62m)
  • En Suite Shower Room 8'1 x 6'8 (2.47m x 2.03m)
  • Juliette Balcony
  • Landing
  • Kitchen/Living Room 22'9 x 21'4 (6.94m x 6.51m)
  • Juliette Balcony
  • Cloakroom
  • Underground car parking space
  • Communal Garden

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

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Market activity
Average price paid £428,712 Sales 985 Current average value £429,732 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,217 ▲ 1.95%

Property value data/graphs for BN1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £709,429 £454 3.8 £687,914
Semi-detached £484,809 £450 3.4 £493,507
Terraced £510,993 £533 3.2 £515,843
Flats £285,529 £497 1.7 £282,782

Current asking prices in BN1

Average: £472,145
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £249,750
Flats £243,685
All £243,954

Current asking rents in BN1

Average: £1,632 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £682 pcm
£1,610 pcm
£1,736 pcm
£2,276 pcm
£2,726 pcm
Flats £957 pcm
£1,392 pcm
£2,063 pcm
£2,717 pcm
£3,577 pcm
All £928 pcm
£1,418 pcm
£1,952 pcm
£2,310 pcm
£2,857 pcm

Fun facts for BN1

Highest value in BN1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Withdean Road £1,591,289
Dyke Road Avenue £1,521,388
Powis Villas £1,187,824
Surrenden Crescent £1,040,462
Ship Street £987,739
Highest turnover in BN1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
London Terrace 60.0%
St. Andrews Road 50.0%
Lucerne Road 50.0%
Withdean Avenue 50.0%
Hilltop 45.5%

What Zoopla users think of Brighton

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  • currently 4.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Brighton (0.5 miles)
  • London Road (Brighton) (1.1 miles)
  • Hove (1.5 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (6.8 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (22.7 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (47.4 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (8.9 miles)
  • Bosham Hoe Ferry Landing (31.6 miles)
  • West Itchenor Ferry Landing (31.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Middle Street Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • St Paul's CofE Primary School and Nursery (0.3 miles)
  • St Mary Magdalen Catholic Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (0.7 miles)
  • Lancing College (7.2 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (15.4 miles)
  • Brighton and Hove High School (0.6 miles)
  • Brighton College (0.9 miles)
  • Brighton College Prep School (1.0 mile)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,554 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 35,700
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,284 /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 £33 Estimated energy cost £59/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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