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1 bed flat for sale

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Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent CT20

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Property features

  • 1 bedroom second floor retirement flat
  • Well presented throughout
  • Communal lounge and gardens
  • Close to the town centre and The Leas
  • Chain free
  • EPC energy rating B (81)

Property description

Garden House Court is a well maintained, attractive environment which has a fresh and welcoming feel. It is within walking distance of the heart of Folkestone town centre where shopping in Bouverie Place or down the Old High Street with a wide assortment of shops, bars, bistros and amenities can be enjoyed. Closer to home, you can enjoy a stroll along the picturesque area of The Leas with its Victorian promenade and band stand, it is a great place to sit, relax and look out to sea.

The apartment itself is well presented, a good size and has a comfortable feel. A kitchen off the lounge/diner is very practical allowing you to be self-dependent however, those of a more social nature can take part in a vast variety of activities available to all residents. The communal lounge is a great place to sit and chat with your neighbours as too are the communal gardens.

Please refer to the footnote regarding the services and appliances.

Room sizes:
  • Second floor
  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge/Diner 17'11 x 10'5 (5.46m x 3.18m)
  • Kitchen 7'4 x 7'0 (2.24m x 2.14m)
  • Bedroom 13'4 x 9'0 (4.07m x 2.75m)
  • Shower Room 7'0 x 5'6 (2.14m x 1.68m)
  • Outside
  • Communal Gardens

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.


Property info

Floorplan(s): Second Floor Plan

Second Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £239,039 Sales 448 Current average value £244,018 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £1,080 ▲ 0.45%

Property value data/graphs for CT20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £512,119 £306 4.0 £470,503
Semi-detached £286,975 £230 3.4 £269,777
Terraced £220,254 £229 3.0 £229,709
Flats £177,232 £251 2.0 £168,384

Current asking prices in CT20

Average: £234,361
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £134,998
(3)
£245,389
(9)
£309,909
(22)
£548,602
(24)
£692,500
(4)
Flats £105,163
(82)
£185,003
(100)
£265,498
(23)
£295,000
(3)
-
All £106,216
(85)
£189,989
(109)
£287,210
(45)
£520,424
(27)
£692,500
(4)

Current asking rents in CT20

Average: £665 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,099 pcm
(2)
- -
Flats £512 pcm
(12)
£716 pcm
(14)
£708 pcm
(6)
- -
All £512 pcm
(12)
£716 pcm
(14)
£806 pcm
(8)
- -

Fun facts for CT20

Highest value in CT20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Temeraire Heights £1,034,105
Cliff Road £951,332
Pelham Gardens £810,919
Upper Corniche £749,111
Godwyn Road £709,751
Highest turnover in CT20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Granville Road East 50.0%
Newbury Close 43.8%
Pleydell Gardens 43.1%
Granville Parade 42.9%
Sunnyside Road 42.1%

What Zoopla users think of Folkestone

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 72% (245 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 3.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 3.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone Central (0.4 miles)
  • Folkestone West (0.8 miles)
  • Sandling (4.5 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (13.0 miles)
  • Manston Airport (19.9 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (39.8 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (2.5 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (7.0 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (7.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Christ Church Cep Academy, Folkestone (0.5 miles)
  • St Eanswythe's Church of England Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Sandgate Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (13.7 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (14.6 miles)
  • Southend YMCA Community School (38.2 miles)
  • The Folkestone School for Girls (0.7 miles)
  • The Harvey Grammar School (0.8 miles)
  • The Beacon Folkestone (1.0 mile)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£660 Monthly total

Mortgage

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

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

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

Energy

Gas £21 Electricity £31 Estimated energy cost £52/mo

Similar properties could save up to £161

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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: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Shepway

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.

Water

Supply £9 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £27 /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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