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1 bed flat for sale

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Peverell Avenue East, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1

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Property description

Open day - Saturday 17th February 10am - 1pm
Would you like to live at Melrose Court, Poundbury? Prices from £90,000.
The Stratton one bedroom apartment comes with its own double bedroom, open plan kitchen living room and bathroom with walk in shower. Shared ownership from £45% to 75%.
Am I Eligible? To become a resident you will need to be over the age of 55 and be able to live safely on your own with some support.

Description

Melrose Court is a range of stylish one and two bedroom self-contained apartments, designed for over 55s looking for comfort and independent living, with the added benefit of care and support packages available to access at an additional cost.

Apartment 7 is offered for sale with a 45% for £90,000 or for a 75% share at £150,000.

If you are looking for the freedom of living in your own home, within a community, yet with added security, care and support as and when your needs change, then Melrose Court offers the perfect solution.

The building includes 63 apartments, each built to a high specification; with 13 available for sale through the Shared Ownership scheme.

Each apartment is ideally located within the development, and has full access to all the communal areas and facilities.

Set on the edge of Poundbury, Melrose Court offers peace and quiet, whilst boasting stunning views across the Dorset landscape.

Rooms Sizes

Living Room - 3.8m x 4.5m (12ft5 x 14ft8)
Kitchen - 2.2m x 3.0m (7ft2 x 9ft10)
Bedroom - 3.4m x 4.4m (11ft2 x 14ft5)
Bathroom - 2.2m x 3.0m (7ft2 x 9ft10)

Key Features

Melrose Court has been designed for your comfort and security, whilst offering a high quality lifestyle. Finishes include underfloor heating, vertical blinds fitted to all windows, carpets and vinyl flooring throughout, television points in lounge and bedrooms, wifi available, direct access to garden or terrace (ground floor apartments only)
Apartments will have their own water, electricity and heating meters.

The shower room offers a walk in shower, ceramic tiled shower area, fitted mirror with a shaver socket and light and non-slip vinyl flooring

A stylish fitted kitchen with a fitted single oven, electric hob, chimney style extractor hood, stainless steel sink, space for a fridge freezer and washing machine. There are ceramic wall tiles and vinyl flooring

Communal Areas
Offers lifts to all floors, communal courtyard gardens, landscaped terraced garden, a car park, activity room, communal dining room, fully furnished guest suite available to rent and an assisted bathroom with spa bath

Included in the Service Charge
Communal electricity, heating, water and sewerage, television and video aerials, maintenance of the fire and smoke alarms, sprinkler system, lifts’ service and repairs. Maintenance of the grounds, grounds, door entry systems and security - CCTV are all included. Other items included are the scheme staff, night time concierge service, estate fee, admin fee and a long term maintenance fund.

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Disclaimer

Floor plans are for illustrative purposes only, and room dimensions are maximum. Room sizes are believed to be accurate, although these may change during the construction process. Kitchen and bathroom layouts are indicative only. Specific plots may be handed. Computer generated images are for guidance only. Total areas are based on net internal areas. Please note floor plan alterations are subject to construction stage.
Please note that the photographs shown have been taken from within the relevant building but may not necessarily represent this particular property.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £296,147 Sales 401 Current average value £313,562 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £13,153 ▲ 4.38%

Property value data/graphs for DT1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £458,756 £318 3.7 £444,995
Semi-detached £330,624 £300 3.3 £342,726
Terraced £284,848 £286 2.9 £276,105
Flats £225,107 £317 1.8 £220,143

Current asking prices in DT1

Average: £345,146
Avg. current asking prices in DT1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £186,000
(5)
£263,033
(15)
£317,158
(25)
£501,204
(27)
£756,667
(3)
Flats £196,884
(28)
£311,471
(39)
£571,000
(10)
- -
All £195,235
(33)
£298,016
(54)
£389,684
(35)
£501,204
(27)
£756,667
(3)

Current asking rents in DT1

Average: £690 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DT1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £574 pcm
(11)
£764 pcm
(5)
£909 pcm
(4)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £573 pcm
(17)
£796 pcm
(7)
£836 pcm
(2)
- -
All £573 pcm
(28)
£783 pcm
(12)
£885 pcm
(6)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for DT1

Highest value in DT1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
St. John Way £654,484
Herringston Road £624,408
Holmead Walk £586,602
Clarence Road £535,762
Queens Avenue £523,005
Highest turnover in DT1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Came View Close 70.0%
Carrick Close 60.0%
Athelstan Road 56.0%
Beechwood Lane 50.0%
Somerleigh Road 47.8%

What Zoopla users think of Poundbury

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Nearby transport

  • Dorchester West (0.9 miles)
  • Dorchester South (1.2 miles)
  • Upwey (4.5 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (27.5 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (41.7 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (47.6 miles)
  • Weymouth Ferry Terminal (7.3 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (20.6 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (20.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Damers First School (0.6 miles)
  • The Prince of Wales School (0.7 miles)
  • St Mary's Church of England First School, Charminster (1.3 miles)
  • The Thomas Hardye School (0.6 miles)
  • Kingston Maurward College (2.6 miles)
  • Weymouth College (6.3 miles)
  • Dorchester Middle School (0.7 miles)
  • Sunninghill Preparatory School (1.3 miles)
  • St Osmund's Church of England Voluntary Aided Middle School, Dorchester (1.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£527 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 9,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £323 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £104,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£142/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

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 £16 Electricity £26 Estimated energy cost £42/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: 5000 kWh/year
Electricity: 1800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

West Dorset

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £122 /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 £14 Sewerage £14 Estimated water cost £28 /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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