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1 bed flat to rent

£850 pcm (£196 pw)

Alexandra Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1

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Property features

  • Top Floor Apartment
  • University Area
  • One Double Bedroom
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Open Plan Living Room
  • Double Shower Room
  • Furnished

Property description

**available in August - furnished** This well presented top floor apartment is situated in the popular University area, having been converted from a character property. The accommodation comprises an open plan living room/dining area and fitted kitchen, one double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a refitted shower room. Further benefits include high ceilings, communal grounds and driveway parking. The property is within walking distance of local amenities, regular bus routes, Reading town centre and Reading mainline train station.


Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £307,035 Sales 447 Current average value £301,877 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£8,656 ▼ -2.79%

Property value data/graphs for RG1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £573,414 £373 4.0 £607,942
Semi-detached £414,311 £357 3.5 £407,625
Terraced £297,264 £367 2.9 £304,910
Flats £258,633 £421 1.7 £257,006

Current asking prices in RG1

Average: £293,452
Avg. current asking prices in RG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £233,106
(8)
£268,092
(49)
£351,795
(49)
£476,995
(20)
£508,324
(7)
Flats £196,885
(80)
£274,539
(98)
£407,006
(9)
£575,000
(1)
-
All £200,178
(88)
£272,390
(147)
£360,362
(58)
£481,662
(21)
£508,324
(7)

Current asking rents in RG1

Average: £1,185 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £593 pcm
(149)
£943 pcm
(24)
£1,216 pcm
(45)
£1,721 pcm
(46)
£2,154 pcm
(32)
Flats £710 pcm
(335)
£1,118 pcm
(117)
£1,488 pcm
(8)
£1,750 pcm
(5)
-
All £674 pcm
(484)
£1,088 pcm
(141)
£1,257 pcm
(53)
£1,724 pcm
(51)
£2,154 pcm
(32)

Fun facts for RG1

Highest value in RG1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Wellswood Gardens £749,865
Lancaster Close £732,419
Downshire Square £708,541
Morgan Road £657,927
Allcroft Road £643,410
Highest turnover in RG1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Crown Place 72.7%
The Old Lane 63.6%
Yew Lane 51.3%
Eldon Terrace 50.0%
Waybrook Crescent 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Reading

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 82% (343 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 4 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Reading (1.0 mile)
  • Reading West (1.6 miles)
  • Earley (1.7 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (21.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (38.6 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (38.8 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (21.9 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (22.0 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (25.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St John's Church of England Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Redlands Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • New Town Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Bradfield College (7.7 miles)
  • Padworth College (8.3 miles)
  • Wellington College (8.8 miles)
  • Reading School (0.2 miles)
  • Red Balloon Learner Centre Reading (0.3 miles)
  • St Joseph's College (0.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,147 Monthly total

Home Insurance

Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £16/mo (£196/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 £30 Estimated energy cost £51/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: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Reading

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £211 /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 £9 Sewerage £10 Estimated water cost £19 /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.

Rent

Rental cost £850 /mo Additional one-off fees also apply

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