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1 bed flat for sale

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Alexandra Court, 49 Conduit Road, Bedford MK40

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Property features

  • Town centre location
  • One bedroom first floor apartment
  • Bath/shower room
  • Lounge
  • Open plan to kitchen
  • One double bedroom
  • Gas to radiator central heating
  • Good decorative order
  • Carpark at the rear
  • EPC - C

Property description

A 1 double bedroom 1st floor apartment offered for sale in good order throughout. The accommodation is light & airy and the vendor has just increased the lease to a very respectable 162 years remaining with a combined ground rent & service charge of £52.45 pcm. The apartment has a lovely size lounge diner open plan to a fitted kitchen. The bedroom is a generous double & the bathroom has an independent shower over the bath. This property would make an ideal 1st time purchase or investment buy & would obtain circa £600.00 pcm & is being offered for sale with no upward chain so a quick completion would be available.

The accommodation briefly comprises: Secure intercom entry system to communal entrance hall, stairs to 1st floor accommodation, entrance hall proper, bath/shower room, dual aspect lounge open plan to kitchen & 1 x double bedroom. Externally: Carpark to the rear with 1 x off road parking space.

The property benefits from: Gas to radiator central heating via a combination boiler, good decorative order, 3 minutes walk from the train station & is in a central town location.

The property is situated within in a quiet location and is within walking distance to the 60 acre Victorian Bedford Park with Robinson indoor swimming pool and gymnasium, Bedford town centre, the picturesque Embankment and River Ouse are also within walking distance. The mainline railway station offering fast & frequent commuter links to London and the North is located on the Western fringe of Bedford town centre, and there are good road links to the M1, A1M and A6 trunk road via the Bedford Southern bypass.

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Ground floor accommodation:
Covered & Tiled Communal Entrance: Communal entrance door, intercom entry system, wall mounted post boxes, low level gas meter boxes and stairs to all apartments.

Entrance Hall Proper:
Smoke detector to ceiling, carpeted flooring, 1 x single panelled radiator, high level electric trip switch box, wall mounted thermostat, wall mounted intercom entry phone, telephone point, doors to: Lounge, bedroom, bathroom & 2 x large storage cupboards.

Bath/Shower Room: 6ft 5 x 6ft 3
Three piece white suite comprising of: Independent shower over bath with glass screen, pedestal sink with separate taps & a low level WC. Slate effect flooring, tiled splashback walls, 1 x single panelled radiator, shaver point & spotlights to ceiling.

Lounge: 16ft 0 x 10ft 4
Carpeted flooring, 1 x double panelled radiator, tv point, hardwood single glazed windows to rear & side aspects, smoke detector to ceiling & opening to kitchen.

Kitchen: 9ft 5 x 7ft 9
Fitted white fronted units, single stainless steel sink with separate taps, granite effect worktops, units comprising of: 3 eye level units & 6 base units. Spotlights to ceiling, tiled splashback walls, wood effect vinyl flooring, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for washing machine, space for free standing gas or electric cooker, extractor fan, hardwood single glazed window to side aspect & wall mounted Patterton boiler serving central heating & hot water requirements.

Bedroom 1: 12ft 1 x 8ft 5
One single panelled radiator, carpeted flooring & hardwood single glazed window to rear aspect.

Carpark to rear with 1 x off road parking space.

Lease Length: 162 years remaining
Service Charge & Ground Rent combined: £52.45 pcm

Car Parking Space ? No 8

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please note: None of the systems & appliances in this property have been tested.
Please note: The purchaser is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor and/or surveyor to their own satisfaction.
Please note: Ample power points throughout this property.
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Compass Residential Homes for themselves, and for the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that; (A) These particulars are produced in good faith, but are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract; (B) No person in the employment of Compass Residential Homes has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property. April 2018. These details are presented Subject to Contract and Without Prejudice.

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Market activity
Average price paid £311,345 Sales 492 Current average value £311,572 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£11,566 ▼ -3.58%

Property value data/graphs for MK40

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £597,612 £307 4.5 £490,594
Semi-detached £342,933 £277 3.8 £336,276
Terraced £248,677 £294 3.0 £271,664
Flats £167,715 £274 1.7 £166,941

Current asking prices in MK40

Average: £306,136
Avg. current asking prices in MK40
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £225,087
Flats £141,851
All £141,851

Current asking rents in MK40

Average: £716 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in MK40
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £476 pcm
£803 pcm
£880 pcm
£1,000 pcm
£1,744 pcm
Flats £608 pcm
£782 pcm
£834 pcm
£969 pcm
All £578 pcm
£783 pcm
£863 pcm
£982 pcm
£1,744 pcm

Fun facts for MK40

Highest value in MK40
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Biddenham Turn £1,003,033
St. Mellion Drive £944,095
Hampden Court £931,047
Prestwick Road £901,097
Carnoustie Drive £899,092
Highest turnover in MK40
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Woden Gardens 62.5%
Richmond Road 56.0%
Kingswood Way 52.9%
The Embankment 40.0%
Masters Close 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Bedford (0.2 miles)
  • Bedford St Johns (0.7 miles)
  • Kempston Hardwick (3.4 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (18.8 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (35.0 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (45.4 miles)
  • Kew Pier (45.8 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (46.1 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (46.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Priory Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Livingstone Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Queen's Park Academy (0.6 miles)
  • St Thomas More Catholic School (1.7 miles)
  • Wootton Upper School (4.0 miles)
  • Kimberley 16 - 19 Stem College (5.0 miles)
  • Rushmoor School (0.5 miles)
  • Bedford School (0.6 miles)
  • Bedford Free School (0.6 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£663 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £467 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £8/mo (£93/yr)
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Gas £21 Electricity £27 Estimated energy cost £48/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £114 /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 £10 Sewerage £16 Estimated water cost £26 /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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