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2 bed flat for sale

£105,000

Farmdale Avenue, Rochester ME1

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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Single garage
  • Cash buyers only
  • Two bedrooms
  • Double glazing
  • Garden
  • Garage

Property description

Offered for sale with No Onward Chain, this two bedroomed first floor flat has a short lease, hence being available only for cash buyers. Located in a popular residential cul-de-sac in Borstal village, a few hundred yards from the local Marina, Riverside and village shops. The flat which requires some updating has a garage, double glazing, gas central heating and garden. Rochester centre with its independent shops, cafes, restaurants and mainline station with hi-speed services to London is within 1½ miles. Call to view internally.

Double glazed entrance door to entrance hall: Radiator, stairs up to
first floor landing: Double glazed window to front, radiator, access to loft space, built-in storage/meter cupboard
lounge: 12’6 x 11’9 double glazed window to rear, radiator, fitted gas fire
kitchen: 8’8 x 7’ double glazed window to side, fitted sink with cupboard under, fitted base and wall cupboard, plumbed for washing machine
bedroom one: 12’6 x 11’9 double glazed window to front, radiator
bedroom two: 9’9 x 8’6 double glazed window to front, radiator, built-in overstairs cupboard
shower room: Double glazed window to rear, low level w.C, pedestal wash hand basin, walk in shower with sealed doors and screen, electric shower over, ceramic tiled splashbacks, cupboard housing Worcester Bosch combination boiler for central heating and hot water
exterior: Garden: Side paved patio, small pond, raised flower beds, leading to further small garden beside garage, with greenhouse. Prefabricated garage: Up and over door, rear door to garden. There is a right of access beside the flat to the rear garden of the lower flat.
Lease details: We understand there is a 99 year lease with 41 years remaining. The ground rent is £10.50 pa, building insurance £265.96 pa, this has been paid in advance for the next 12 months. Please contact us for the details of the costs to renew the lease, which has been taken into account in the asking price.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £288,140 Sales 449 Current average value £280,796 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £762 ▲ 0.27%

Property value data/graphs for ME1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £474,629 £302 3.8 £447,641
Semi-detached £305,134 £289 3.2 £336,166
Terraced £245,775 £275 2.9 £269,735
Flats £194,117 £289 1.8 £179,548

Current asking prices in ME1

Average: £325,642
Avg. current asking prices in ME1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £300,000
(1)
£224,671
(35)
£297,241
(99)
£409,185
(35)
£589,800
(15)
Flats £158,278
(16)
£213,561
(32)
£254,500
(1)
- -
All £166,615
(17)
£219,365
(67)
£296,814
(100)
£409,185
(35)
£589,800
(15)

Current asking rents in ME1

Average: £952 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ME1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £595 pcm
(3)
£901 pcm
(1)
£1,025 pcm
(10)
£1,441 pcm
(8)
-
Flats £666 pcm
(9)
£834 pcm
(19)
£975 pcm
(1)
- -
All £648 pcm
(12)
£838 pcm
(20)
£1,020 pcm
(11)
£1,441 pcm
(8)
-

Fun facts for ME1

Highest value in ME1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Priestfields £739,255
Golding Close £627,760
Watts Avenue £591,348
Lillymonte Drive £578,545
Horsted Way £547,536
Highest turnover in ME1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Esplanade 70.0%
Gravel Walk 47.6%
Langdon Road 45.7%
Davy Court 42.9%
Thomas Street 41.9%

What Zoopla users think of Borstal

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 76%

Ratings breakdown:

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

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Nearby transport

  • Cuxton (0.9 miles)
  • Rochester (1.3 miles)
  • Strood (Kent) (1.7 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (16.4 miles)
  • London City Airport (20.5 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (33.1 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (6.9 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (7.2 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (19.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Pilgrim School (A Church of England Primary With Nursery) (0.1 miles)
  • St William of Perth Roman Catholic Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • St Peter's Infant School (1.0 mile)
  • The Basildon Upper Academy (13.4 miles)
  • Tonbridge School (15.0 miles)
  • Lancaster School (15.2 miles)
  • Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School (0.8 miles)
  • The Rochester Grammar School (0.8 miles)
  • The Thomas Aveling School (1.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£590 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 10,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £377 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £7/mo (£88/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 £28 Electricity £37 Estimated energy cost £65/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

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Medway

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £102 /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 £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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