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Important stuff

  • Flood riskThere is a medium flood risk for this property.Go to section

Things to consider

  • Local areaThe area has an average crime rating.Go to section
  • Planning applicationsThere are 10 or more planning applications within 0.5 miles of this home.Go to section
  • Energy performanceThe energy rating is currently D, which is average for homes in the UK.Go to section

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Property details

Get the key stats about this property including age, cost per square metre and council tax rates.

Price per square metre

Listed price: £630,000

Total floor area: 73 sq. m

Price per sq. m: £8,630

The price per square metre is above average for homes in Oxford.

This indicates the home is in a prime location and/or in superior condition. Compare this property to similar homes sold nearby.

Property type: Terraced

Terraced houses make up 65% of the property sold in OX2.

Year built: 1840

This home was built in the Victorian era (18371901).

Age: 184 years

The average buildings insurance for properties built before 1900 is £1811.

Rooms

  • 2Bedrooms
  • 2Receptions
  • 2Bathrooms

Council tax band: D

Local authority: Oxford

The council tax rate for this property in 2023/24 was £2,3322. That’s a 2% increase from the previous year.

  • 1. Data provided by Confused.com. August 2022 - July 2023. Buildings insurance policies only.
  • 2. These figures are the average council tax payable annually by band for a dwelling occupied by 2 adults.

Sales history

Assess the property’s appreciation potential and uncover home improvements that have added value.

Sold prices are provided by HM Land Registry and may take up to 6 months to appear.

  • Sold

    June 2013

    £415,000

    +£62,500 (18%)

  • Sold

    March 2013

    £425,000

  • Sold

    July 2012

    £425,000

  • Sold

    August 2007

    £352,500

Price analysis

See our estimated price for this property, calculated using the largest comparable database in the UK.

Our estimated price for this property is close to the listed asking price.

Our estimated price is designed to assist you in determining a fair offer. It acts as a starting point to help you compare prices, plan your negotiation, and avoid paying too much.

However, it’s important to note its limitations. Without physically inspecting this property, we cannot account for any recent modifications that might add value.

Zoopla estimate

Estimated price

Low£624k

£657k

High£690k

High confidence

+£242,000 (58%)

Since last sold - June 2013

Market dynamics

Understand your negotiating position and how long homes like this take to sell.

This home has been listed for 45 days, which is below the average expected time on the market.

This can reduce the pressure to make a hasty decision and give you more time to negotiate, while also setting realistic expectations for how long it might take to secure a terraced house in this area.

Negotiating power

On average, homes in Oxford sell for 96.5% of the asking price.

This means you might have a chance to negotiate and get this property for less than the price listed.

Time on market

This property has been for sale on Zoopla for 45 days.

In Oxford, the average time for a terraced house to sell is 120 days.

Local area

Evaluate if the neighbourhood is right for you. Check out school ratings, transportation and safety.

5 nearby schools have received an "outstanding" or "good" rating from Ofsted.

Homes near good schools usually cost more than similar homes in other areas. If a nearby school is due for inspection (usually every 4 years), it could affect this property's value.

The area has an average crime rating.

It’s important to think about crime rates when buying a home. This affects safety, property value, insurance, and overall quality of life. Areas with high crime usually have lower property values.

What you can do:

  • Talk to neighbours for firsthand insights into their experiences living in the area.
  • Make sure the property has good security, such as security systems, lights, and secure entrances.
  • Get insurance quotes and factor this into your budget. Living in a high-crime area may result in higher insurance premiums.
  • St Barnabas' Church of England Aided Primary School0.1 milesPrimary · State school · Church of England3-11 year olds · Mixed genderOfsted: Requires improvement (2023)
  • Carfax College0.4 milesSecondary · Independent school11-21 year olds · Mixed genderOfsted: Good (2022)
  • Cherwell College Oxford0.5 milesSecondary · Independent school12-25 year olds · Mixed gender
  • St Aloysius' Catholic Primary School0.6 milesPrimary · State school · Roman Catholic3-11 year olds · Mixed genderOfsted: Good (2021)
  • Wychwood School0.6 milesPrimary · Independent school10-18 year olds · Mixed gender
  • St Philip and James' Church of England Aided Primary School Oxford0.6 milesPrimary · State school · Church of England4-11 year olds · Mixed genderOfsted: Good (2023)
  • West Oxford Community Primary School0.6 milesPrimary · State school3-11 year olds · Mixed genderOfsted: Good (2018)
  • New College School0.7 milesPrimary · Independent school4-13 year olds · Boys
  • Activate Learning0.7 milesPost-16 · College16-99 year olds · Mixed genderOfsted: Good (2022)
  • Oxford Sixth Form College0.8 milesSecondary · Independent school15-19 year olds · Mixed gender

Planning applications

Discover what planning applications have been submitted, approved and refused near this property.

There are 10 or more planning applications within 0.5 miles of this home.

By learning about planning applications in your area, you can understand possible changes in the neighbourhood and how they may affect a home's value.

It also uncovers possible disruptions, zoning compliance, legal issues, and environmental factors.

What you can do:

  • Examine the details of the approved plans to assess how they might enhance or detract from this home's value.
  • Talk to local planning authorities. They can tell you the goals and effects of any developments. Ask about expected timelines for these projects. Knowing start and end dates can help you plan for disruptions.
  • Check there are no legal or environmental issues with the plans that could impact the property.

0.1 miles

35 Albert Street Oxford Oxfordshire OX2 6AZ

New Build

Status: Decided - Approved

Date published: 30 March 2019

Reference: 19/00005/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Demolition of existing garge. Erection of a two storey building to create a 1 x 2-bed dwelling (Use Class C3). Provision of bin and cycle store.

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0.1 miles

30A Jericho Street Oxford OX2 6BU

Garage Conversion

Status: Decided - Approved

Date published: 22 October 2020

Reference: 20/01638/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Replacement of existing garage door with 3no. windows in association with conversion of existing garage into habitable space, erection of first floor rear extension, formation of rear juliet balcony to second floor, insertion of 2no. rooflights to rear el

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0.1 miles

10 Jericho Street Oxford OX2 6BU

Extension

Status: Decided - Approved

Date published: 13 January 2022

Reference: 21/03238/CPU

Authority: Oxford Council

Application to certify that the proposed proposed single storey rear extension is lawful development.

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0.1 miles

26 Cranham Street Oxford OX2 6DD

Extension

Status: Decided - Application Withdrawn

Date published: 10 July 2019

Reference: 19/01294/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Demolition of existing rear extension, erection of part single storey part two storey rear extension, formation of 1no. rear dormer window and insertion of 3no. roof lights, provision of bin and cycle stores.

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0.1 miles

26 Cranham Street Oxford OX2 6DD

Storage Facility

Status: Decided - Approved

Date published: 21 December 2019

Reference: 19/02489/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Demolition of existing rear extension. Erection of a single storey rear extension. Formation of 1no. rear dormer. Replacement of windows. Provision of bin and bicycle stores.

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0.1 miles

28 Cranham Street Oxford OX2 6DD

Extension

Status: Decided - Approved

Date published: 8 April 2020

Reference: 20/00813/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Erection of single storey rear extension. Insertion of 1no. window and 1no. rooflight to rear elevation.

View full application

0.1 miles

28 Cardigan Street Oxford OX2 6BP

Extension

Status: Decided - Application Withdrawn

Date published: 16 May 2019

Reference: 19/00763/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Demolition of existing single storey rear extension. Erection of a part single, part two storey rear extension. Insertion of 1no. window to rear.

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0.1 miles

35 Cardigan Street Oxford OX2 6BP

Extension

Status: Decided - Application Withdrawn

Date published: 3 October 2019

Reference: 19/02169/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Erection of a part single, part two storey rear extension. Rebuilding of rear boundary wall. Replacement of existing windows.

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0.1 miles

35 Cardigan Street Oxford OX2 6BP

Extension

Status: Decided - Approved

Date published: 14 July 2019

Reference: 19/01386/CPU

Authority: Oxford Council

Application to certify that the proposed demolition of existing single storey rear extension and erection of a single storey rear extension is lawful development.

View full application

0.1 miles

65 Cranham Street Oxford OX2 6DD

Extension

Status: Decided - Approved

Date published: 31 December 2019

Reference: 19/02859/FUL

Authority: Oxford Council

Erection of a single storey rear in-fill extension and alterations to height and width of existing first floor rear extension.

View full application

Energy performance

Check the energy and environmental ratings for this property to see if it can be improved and how much it could cost to maintain.

The energy rating is currently D, which is average for homes in the UK.

This means that the home has a moderate energy efficiency but there is room for improvement.

Making changes can reduce energy consumption, lower utility bills, and increase the home’s value. This can also have a positive environmental impact by lowering carbon emissions.

What you can do:

  • Talk to energy experts for advice on making the home more efficient.
  • Check for government incentives or grants.
  • Ask if the homeowner has already taken steps to improve the property's EPC rating.
  • Understand how new rules might make mortgage lenders consider energy efficiency, potentially affecting future property value.

Energy rating

This property’s current energy rating is D. It has the potential to be B. The current energy certificate is valid until 5 July 2022.

Properties get a rating from A (best) to G (worst). The better the rating, the lower your energy bills are likely to be.

Environmental rating

This property’s current environmental impact rating is D. It has the potential to be B.

Properties get a rating from A (best) to G (worst). The higher the rating the lower the CO₂ emissions. CO₂ harms the environment.

Performance by energy type

Lighting

Low energy lighting in 33% of fixed outlets

Energy rating: Average

Environmental rating: Average

Current estimated annual cost: £61

Potential estimated annual cost: £36

Walls

Solid brick, as built, no insulation (assumed)

Energy rating: Very Poor

Environmental rating: Very Poor

Windows

Fully double glazed

Energy rating: Average

Environmental rating: Average

Hot water

From main system

Energy rating: Good

Environmental rating: Good

Current estimated annual cost: £54

Potential estimated annual cost: £77

Heating

Energy rating: N/A

Environmental rating: N/A

Current estimated annual cost: £462

Potential estimated annual cost: £358

Disclaimer: This information comes from The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DLUHC). While efforts are made to update it monthly, unforeseen issues may cause delays. Please note that the costs presented are estimates only.

How to improve its energy rating

Consider these suggestions for home improvements, ranked by their energy-saving potential.

1

Cavity wall insulation

Indicative cost: £500 - £1,500

2

50 mm internal or external wall insulation

Indicative cost: £4,000 - £14,000

3

Floor insulation

Indicative cost: £800 - £1,200

4

Low energy lighting for all fixed outlets

Indicative cost: £30

5

Solar water heating

Indicative cost: £4,000 - £6,000

6

Solar photovoltaic panels, 2.5 kWp

Indicative cost: £9,000 - £14,000

7

Wind turbine

Indicative cost: £1,500 - £4,000

Disclaimer: This information comes from Gov.uk. Please note that the costs presented are estimates only.

Flood risk

Find out if this home is at risk of flooding from rivers and seas.

There is a medium flood risk for this property.

Properties located in flood-risk areas may face some challenges, including potential damage and the need for flood insurance.

The majority of the time it will be safe to live in in a flood-risk area. There are simple protections you can put in place to reduce risk.

What you can do:

  • Check the cost and availability of flood insurance.
  • Inquire about any history of flood damage to the property.
  • Investigate existing flood protection measures.
  • Evaluate potential mitigation costs.
  • Consider the impact on resale value.

Medium

Between a 1 in 30 and a 1 in 100 chance of flooding each year.

This means the area is prone to flooding, particularly during periods of increased water levels in rivers and seas.

Medium flood risk

Internet services

Check if the property’s internet services are reliable and meet your needs.

Superfast broadband availability is 79% in OX2 6BU

In today's digital age, reliable internet connectivity is crucial for various activities. It's a good idea to research internet coverage, explore solutions, and think about how it could affect your daily life.

Broadband typeAverage download speedAvailability
ADSLUnder 24Mbps
100%
Superfast24–100Mbps
79%
Ultrafast100–999Mbps
79%
Gigabit1000Mbps
75%

Disclaimer: Average download speed bands provided by Uswitch. Availability provided by Ofcom.

Data sources and terms

We have used multiple data sources to create this Home Check, including but not limited to:

  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • HM Land Registry
  • Environment Agency
  • Ordnance Survey
  • Ofsted
  • Registers of Scotland
  • Police.uk
  • Office for National Statistics

Our Home Checks are offered "as is" with no explicit or implied representations or warranties. The results rely on the information you provide and data from third parties. We provide Home Checks without any reliance to the fullest extent allowed by law. You must not make any decisions about this property without taking independent legal and/or professional advice.