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Longbridge Retirement Village, Austin Avenue, Longbridge B45

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Property features

  • One Bedroom Retirement Apartment
  • Available to move in Summer 2017
  • 41 Remaining, Ranging from Ground to Third Floor
  • Bedroom with Adjacent Wet Room
  • Living Room and Kitchen
  • On Site Health and Leisure Facilities
  • Communal Parking and Gardens
  • 40% Shared Ownership – Full Ownership Available
  • Reserve yours today!
  • Please call Arden Estates Rubery on

Property description

Enjoy a new lease of life!

Available to move in Summer 2017, one of 41 remaining one bedroom retirement apartments offered with 40% Shared Ownership – Full Ownership Available, ranging from ground to third floor, located on the new Longbridge Retirement Village. Each apartment is designed for convenience and comfort, boasting good sized rooms, built and equipped to the highest standard, gas central heating and double glazing.

Longbridge Retirement Village is an independent community for over 55s with a host of facilities on-site including a café bar/bistro, shop, hobby room, I.T suite/library, snooker room, game zone, hairdresser, beauty salon, well-being suite, art and crafts room, fitness suite, launderette, greenhouse, guest suite and communal car parking.

Each home has it's own front door, opening onto a wide, bright corridor. Living Rooms have connection points for both satellite and terrestrial TV, radio, phone, broadband and a link to the Village's closed circuit TV. The spacious Master Bedrooms also have phone and TV points. Kitchens have high quality units, a fitted electric oven and hob. Most have a built-in washer-drier, fridge/freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher. Many homes also have balconies, while shower rooms have slip resistant, self-draining floors and 180 degree opening
doors for emergency access.

Longbridge Village will have 260 apartments in total and will be home to around 350 residents. 89 properties will be available to purchase outright, 119 are available for shared ownership and there are 52 apartments for rent.

This property is sold on a Leasehold basis (120 years remaining)
Council Tax Band: Set upon the Village Construction
An itemised breakdown of the weekly charges are available on request.

Be sure to reserve yours today to avoid disappoint! Call the Arden Estates Rubery Office on .

Typical room dimensions:

Living room: 14' 8" x 12' 11" (4.47m x 3.94m)

kitchen: 10' 0" x 8' 0" (3.05m x 2.44m)

bedroom: 14' 7" x 11' 2" (4.44m x 3.4m)

wet room: 8' 2" x 6' 10" (2.49m x 2.08m)

Property info

2D Floorplan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £268,503 Sales 348 Current average value £269,964 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £10,321 ▲ 3.98%

Property value data/graphs for B45

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £554,991 £306 4.0 £550,665
Semi-detached £208,984 £230 3.0 £201,517
Terraced £160,971 £187 2.8 £162,913
Flats £124,135 £212 1.9 £103,511

Current asking prices in B45

Average: £316,955
Avg. current asking prices in B45
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £159,369
(8)
£205,335
(20)
£416,102
(18)
£877,475
(6)
Flats £114,383
(9)
£177,915
(17)
- - -
All £114,383
(9)
£171,980
(25)
£205,335
(20)
£416,102
(18)
£877,475
(6)

Current asking rents in B45

Average: £706 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in B45
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £498 pcm
(1)
£661 pcm
(4)
£838 pcm
(11)
- -
Flats £511 pcm
(2)
£625 pcm
(5)
- - -
All £507 pcm
(3)
£641 pcm
(9)
£838 pcm
(11)
- -

Fun facts for B45

Highest value in B45
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Cherry Hill Road £1,154,460
Fairlight Drive £1,113,677
Mearse Lane £1,095,334
Plymouth Road £1,022,649
Shepley Road £1,017,984
Highest turnover in B45
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Hurricane Avenue 118.2%
Willow Tree Drive 53.8%
Cofton Court 50.0%
Rowberrie Close 50.0%
Newey Close 41.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Longbridge (0.4 miles)
  • Northfield (1.4 miles)
  • Barnt Green (2.3 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (11.0 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (21.6 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (41.1 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (50.8 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (52.2 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (68.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Columba's Catholic Primary School (0.0 miles)
  • Colmers Farm Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Rednal Hill Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • Bournville College of Further Education (0.2 miles)
  • Cadbury Sixth Form College (2.6 miles)
  • Fircroft College of Adult Education (3.3 miles)
  • Colmers School and Sixth Form College (0.5 miles)
  • Turves Green Boys' School (0.9 miles)
  • Turves Green Girls' School (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£461 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 7,798
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £280 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£217/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 £18 Electricity £29 Estimated energy cost £47/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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Birmingham

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £96 /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 £11 Sewerage £9 Estimated water cost £20 /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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