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5 bed semi-detached house for sale

£825,000 Guide price

Northgate Avenue, Bury St. Edmunds IP32

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Property features

  • Grand reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Study
  • Fabulous kitchen breakfast room
  • Utility, two cloakrooms
  • Converted cellar room
  • Master suite, four further large bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms, driveway, double garaging
  • South facing gardens

Property description

Understood to have origins dating back to the 19th century, when the current property formed part of a large School House, it was then converted to a particularly high standard into an elegant home in 2001.
This magnificent Victorian house provides an exceptional level of beautifully arranged and elegantly proportioned accommodation (of some 3800 square feet) displaying a wealth of original high status features including stunning marble fireplaces, fabulous ceiling height in most rooms, large windows creating a bright atmosphere and a striking original panelled staircase.

The house enjoys an exclusive setting in one of the town’s most desirable locations. The beautifully arranged accommodation currently in brief comprises; Open entrance vestibule leads to the entrance door opening to the large reception hall, a fabulous space with great first impressions, impressive original staircase with side panelling and roof light on the second floor, original ceiling tracery and door to drawing room, a splendid reception with excellent proportions, Marble fireplace, and windows overlooking south facing gardens.

The dining room is another wonderful reception with fireplace and original bay window with French doors opening to the gardens. The study has fitted book shelving, and a bay window overlooking the front gardens.

The kitchen breakfast room is a superb space fitted with an extensive range of traditional style bespoke units providing drawer and cupboard space complemented by granite preparation surfaces, range oven, built in appliances and central island. The light and airy breakfast room area is beneath a glazed roof with windows and glazed French doors opening to the rear gardens. There is a separate utility room, two cloakrooms and a converted cellar which could be used for a number of uses, completes the ground floor accommodation.

Accommodation Continued

On the first floor, the substantial staircase leads to a large first floor galleried landing with stairs off to second floor, airing cupboard and door to the Master Suite (27ftx11ft), a fabulous room with bay window and windows to south aspect, walk in wardrobe and luxurious en-suite bathroom.

There are two further principle bedrooms (one with an en-suite) and a family bathroom. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms with windows and balcony affording far reaching views across the town.

Outside

The house is approached along a driveway providing off road vehicle parking and access to a detached double garage with side door and loft storage area above. The gardens are a delightful feature situated to the south side of the house, providing the occupants with a good degree of privacy. The south gardens are well stocked with an abundance of flowering plants, shrubs and mature trees. There are lawned gardens, terrace, pathways and a greenhouse (available subject to negotiation). To the rear of the house is a further private walled garden stocked with a variety of tropical plants.

Directions

From the town centre, proceed north along Northgate Street, taking the second exit off the roundabout onto Out Northgate and then Fornham Road. Follow the road and turn left into Norfolk Road to the end and turn left into Northgate Avenue and proceed 1/4 mile where the entrance to Highlands on the right hand side where Northgate House is the first house in front.

Services

All mains services are connected. Council tax band G.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £273,610 Sales 222 Current average value £289,272 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,437 ▲ 4.12%

Property value data/graphs for IP32

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £400,952 £277 3.9 £376,715
Semi-detached £270,950 £289 3.0 £268,533
Terraced £231,791 £273 2.7 £226,853
Flats £169,093 £272 1.7 £157,260

Current asking prices in IP32

Average: £312,015
Avg. current asking prices in IP32
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £138,750
(2)
£150,000
(2)
£292,727
(11)
£410,998
(6)
£514,998
(2)
Flats £162,498
(3)
£267,495
(4)
- - -
All £152,999
(5)
£228,330
(6)
£292,727
(11)
£410,998
(6)
£514,998
(2)

Current asking rents in IP32

Average: £886 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in IP32
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £364 pcm
(2)
£831 pcm
(5)
£1,112 pcm
(7)
- -
Flats £451 pcm
(3)
- - - -
All £416 pcm
(5)
£831 pcm
(5)
£1,112 pcm
(7)
- -

Fun facts for IP32

Highest value in IP32
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Downing Close £690,277
Northgate Avenue £576,758
Midhurst Close £566,422
Fiske Close £531,693
Norfolk Road £530,830
Highest turnover in IP32
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Skylark Close 60.0%
Pippin Close 54.5%
Fiske Close 53.8%
Eldred Close 50.0%
Airfield Road 46.4%

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Nearby transport

  • Bury St Edmunds (0.2 miles)
  • Thurston (4.2 miles)
  • Elmswell (8.7 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (32.7 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (37.2 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (47.4 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (31.5 miles)
  • Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing (31.8 miles)
  • Harwich Harbour Ferry Landing (32.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Tollgate Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Edmundsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Howard Community Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (0.3 miles)
  • Suffolk One (22.3 miles)
  • Westbridge Academy (22.8 miles)
  • St Benedict's Catholic School (0.3 miles)
  • King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School (0.5 miles)
  • Priory School (1.0 mile)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,433 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 82,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,969 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£242/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 £58 Electricity £64 Estimated energy cost £122/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: 23000 kWh/year
Electricity: 5500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

St Edmundsbury

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £266 /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 £25 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £56 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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