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Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room

Features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Large Open-plan Living Room/Kitchen
  • Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room
  • Designated Off-road Parking for one car

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Description

Description This first floor apartment, one of only four in this purpose-built block, is tucked away off the High Street in Staplehurst. Built in the late 1970s, Crown Court comprises two ground floor, and two first floor, one-bedroom apartments. The apartments share a communal front door at street level and internal carpeted staircase. The apartment is wonderfully quiet for such a central location, and offers designated off-road parking for one car with an additional shared visitor's parking space.

The property currently has approximately 60years remaining of a 99year lease – but the vendors will have obtained a 999year lease extension on the apartment prior to a sale (in line with all the other apartments in the block). Additionally the property owns a quarter share of Crown Court's freehold. The annual service charge for 2020 amounted to £400, which includes building insurance, ground rent (£1), and lighting of communal areas. The block is managed by the freeholders (Blockphase Residents Management Ltd).

The property is set within the popular Wealden village of Staplehurst with its range of local amenities including post office, supermarket, primary school and mainline station providing commuter services to London Charing Cross, Waterloo, London Bridge and Cannon Street (approximately 55 minutes). The County town of Maidstone is approximately 9 miles away providing a wider range of both shopping and leisure facilities.

The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises:

Front door to apartment leading to:

Entrance hall 5'09" X 3'05". Radiator. Pendant light fitting. Fitted carpet.

Cloakroom 6'09" X 3'03". WC. Wall-mounted hand wash basin with tiled splashback. Large built-in cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Radiator. Ceiling light fitting. Fitted carpet.

Open plan living room/kitchen Double aspect l-shaped room:

Living Room Area 18'07" x 12'0". Two windows to front. Two large built-in cupboards (one housing the hot water cylinder). Two radiators. Two pendant light fittings. Four wall-mounted light fittings. Fitted carpet.

Kitchen Area- 7'07" x 6'02". One window to rear. Range of base and eye level units with laminate worksurface over and tiled splashback. 1½ stainless steel sink with mixer tap. 4 x ring Indesit electric hob with stainless steel extractor hood above. Integrated Indesit under counter oven. Space for under counter fridge/freezer. Ideal Concord gas boiler. Ceiling mounted strip light. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 12'03" X 10'03". Double aspect with window to front and side. Two large built in wardrobes with sliding mirror doors. Radiator. Pendant light fitting. Fitted carpet.

Ensuite shower room 8'01" X 3'06". Opaque window to side. WC. Pedestal handwash basin. Tiled shower cubicle with pumped shower. Part-tiled walls. Radiator. Ceiling light fitting. Vinyl flooring.

Outside Off-road parking for one car in private car park directly behind the property. One shared visitors parking space. Outside cupboard for storage.

Council tax Maidstone Borough Council Tax Band : B

energy performance rating EPC Rating : E

agents note: The EPC was prepared in 2011. Since then the property has benefited from the installation of replacement double glazed windows in and external doors (installed in 2016), which has greatly improved insulation at the property but is not reflected in this EPC.

Money laundering regulations Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

Disclaimer These details have been prepared to comply with the 1991 Property Misdescriptions Act. Great care has been taken to be as accurate as is realistic. Please note that it should not be assumed that any fixtures or fittings are automatically included within the sale of this property. None of the services, fittings or appliances within the property have been tested by the Agent and, therefore, prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves that any of the aforesaid mentioned in the Sales Particulars are in working order. All measurements are approximate, and these details are intended for guidance only and cannot be incorporated in any contract.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Staplehurst 0.9 miles
  • Marden (Kent) 2.8 miles
  • Staplehurst School 0.2 miles
  • Frittenden Church of England Primary School 2.2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Staplehurst 0.9 miles
  • Marden (Kent) 2.8 miles
  • Staplehurst School 0.2 miles
  • Frittenden Church of England Primary School 2.2 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in TN12:

  • £196,864
  • Price increase

  • £6,875
  • (3.619%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £157,491
  • Properties sold

    6

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
23rd Sep 2020 £185,000 First listed
31st Oct 1997 £46,000 Last sold

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