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2 bed flat for sale

£77,000

Swales Drive, Leighton Buzzard LU7

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Property features

  • Shared Ownership
  • Minimum Share 35% (£77,000)
  • Maximum Share 75% (£165,000
  • Open Plan Living
  • Fitted White Goods**
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Parking

Property description


Summary
show home available to view!
For sale price based on buying a 35% share, full value £220,000. An exciting new devlopment comrising of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and 2,3 and 4 bedroom houses located to the south of Leighton Buzzard with great links to the A5 and M1. To arange a viewing

description
Located on the former RAF site, RAF Stanbridge, Rutherford Fields will provide a collection of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2,3, & 4 bedroom houses, transforming the picturesque town of Leighton Buzzard.

Originally named RAF Leighton Buzzard, this site nestled in the heart of Bedfordshire countryside played a key role as a global communications centre throughout WW11 and crucially during d-Day and the battle of Britain.

Whether you are a first time buyer, a family looking to expand or a couple whoses children have flown the nest, Rutherford Fields offers homes to suit every lifestyle.

Kitchen/dining Room 7' 10" x 19' 11" ( 2.39m x 6.07m )

Living Room 17' 6" x 12' 1" ( 5.33m x 3.68m )

Master Bedroom 13' 2" x 10' 8" ( 4.01m x 3.25m )

Bedroom Two 8' 11" x 13' 2" ( 2.72m x 4.01m )

Bathroom 6' 9" x 6' 3" ( 2.06m x 1.91m )

Agents Note
Please note the photographs are of the show home and may not be a true representative of the property.

Lease details are currently being compiled. For further information please contact the branch. Please note additional fees could be incurred for items such as leasehold packs.

1. 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.
2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
5: Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
6: Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £327,885 Sales 936 Current average value £367,610 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £16,425 ▲ 4.68%

Property value data/graphs for LU7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £534,790 £366 3.8 £468,377
Semi-detached £346,142 £358 3.1 £327,254
Terraced £283,171 £349 2.7 £274,205
Flats £197,533 £325 1.8 £180,603

Current asking prices in LU7

Average: £397,205
Avg. current asking prices in LU7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £185,714
(7)
£270,444
(55)
£376,484
(100)
£534,788
(90)
£673,998
(24)
Flats £160,166
(15)
£198,551
(29)
£206,665
(3)
- -
All £168,295
(22)
£245,624
(84)
£371,538
(103)
£534,788
(90)
£673,998
(24)

Current asking rents in LU7

Average: £841 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LU7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £899 pcm
(5)
£1,088 pcm
(4)
£1,599 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £629 pcm
(6)
£833 pcm
(5)
- - -
All £629 pcm
(6)
£866 pcm
(10)
£1,088 pcm
(4)
£1,599 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for LU7

Highest value in LU7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Stockgrove, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £1,366,944
Mentmore, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £1,020,205
Cublington, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £923,162
Crafton, Leighton Buzzard LU7 £911,618
Bury Farm Close £890,162
Highest turnover in LU7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Bunting Drive 72.7%
Barrow Path 60.0%
Insall Close 57.1%
Millstream Way 56.8%
Wellington Way 55.6%

What Zoopla users think of Leighton Buzzard

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 79% (137 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 3.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Leighton Buzzard (1.6 miles)
  • Cheddington (3.8 miles)
  • Bow Brickhill (6.9 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (11.8 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (30.9 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (37.4 miles)
  • Kew Pier (33.0 miles)
  • Richmond St. Helena Pier (34.4 miles)
  • Richmond Landing Stage (34.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Leedon Lower School (0.3 miles)
  • Clipstone Brook Lower School (0.6 miles)
  • Beaudesert Lower School (0.8 miles)
  • Vandyke Upper School and Community College (1.1 miles)
  • Cedars Upper School (1.5 miles)
  • Harlington Upper School (7.6 miles)
  • Brooklands Middle School (0.5 miles)
  • Gilbert Inglefield Academy (1.1 miles)
  • Leighton Middle School (1.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£502 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 7,700
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £277 /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 £500,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£179/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 £21 Electricity £31 Estimated energy cost £52/mo

Similar properties could save up to £198

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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: 7200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Central Bedfordshire

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £120 /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 £16 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £38 /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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