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1 bed flat to rent

£595 pcm (£137 pw)

St. Albans Road, Torquay TQ1

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Property features

  • Age restricted development
  • Sitting/dining room opening to patio
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Resident lounge & laundry
  • House manager
  • Communal garden
  • Parking (subject to availability)
  • EPC - C

Property description

A ground floor flat forming part of an established age restricted development enviably placed just a pebbles throw from the picturesque Babbacombe Downs from where striking sea views are enjoyed into the stretching coastline of Lyme Bay with the shingle beaches of Oddicombe & Babbacombe below. The property benefits from a small patio directly outside the principal room whilst the communal facilities afford a residents lounge, laundry, parking (subject to availability through the house manager), guest suite and communal gardens.

A host of amenities are within comfortable walking distance at both Babbacombe and St Marychurch including comprehensive range of shops, medical centres, Churches, banking facilities and post office. The Babbacombe Downs also boasts a selection of eateries and local Theatre virtually on the doorstep.

Regret no smokers, children, pets or hb.

Reception hall A secure communal entrance leads to the private entrance door opening to the Reception Hall with Dunstall door entry and emergency system. Cupboard housing the fuse board and electric meter, slat shelving and factory lagged immersion cylinder with cold water system tank over.

Sitting room 14' 8" x 10' 7" (4.46m x 3.22m) PVCu double glazed door and side picture window with tilt and turn opener leading to the paved patio with the lawned communal garden beyond. Electric storage heater, emergency pull cord, television point and ample power points. Open archway to:-

kitchen 7' 3" x 5' 7" (2.22m x 1.70m) Fitted with a range of units and roll edged working surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit. Space for cooker and under unit fridge. Part tiled walls and extractor fan.

Bedroom 11' 4" x 8' 8" (3.46m x 2.65m) PVCu double glazed tilt and turn window overlooking the communal garden with sea glimpses to Lyme Bay. Fitted wardrobe with sliding doors, hanging rail and shelving space and further fitted wardrobes with mirror fronted doors. Telephone point and ample power points.

Bathroom Suite of panelled bath with Mira Sport electric shower over and emergency call button, vanity unit with storage cupboards beneath and WC. Fully tiled walls and extractor fan.

Residents lounge & laundry

communal gardens for the enjoyment of all residents.

Deposit £825.

Costs Application/Referencing Fees £90 per adult (Guarantor £60). Administration Fee £120 (including Preparation of Tenancy Agreement, Payment toward the Professional Inventory Compilation & Check-In Procedure). All fees are inclusive of VAT.

Council tax band 'B' (Torbay Council).

Directions: Sat nav: TQ1 3nd. From our office turn right at the traffic lights onto Babbacombe Road, take the second left into St Albans Road and Homecombe House will be found on the left hand side.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £217,285 Sales 610 Current average value £237,948 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,103 ▲ 2.63%

Property value data/graphs for TQ1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £508,555 £277 3.9 £458,220
Semi-detached £266,023 £225 3.5 £263,539
Terraced £188,336 £212 3.1 £183,024
Flats £164,236 £232 1.9 £150,596

Current asking prices in TQ1

Average: £262,962
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £156,986
(11)
£216,993
(41)
£266,928
(89)
£438,819
(39)
£412,297
(15)
Flats £102,230
(72)
£170,553
(105)
£363,348
(28)
- £170,000
(1)
All £109,487
(83)
£183,594
(146)
£290,003
(117)
£438,819
(39)
£397,153
(16)

Current asking rents in TQ1

Average: £626 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £412 pcm
(9)
£660 pcm
(19)
£838 pcm
(11)
£936 pcm
(2)
£1,746 pcm
(2)
Flats £482 pcm
(53)
£637 pcm
(39)
£853 pcm
(9)
£849 pcm
(2)
-
All £472 pcm
(62)
£645 pcm
(58)
£845 pcm
(20)
£893 pcm
(4)
£1,746 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for TQ1

Highest value in TQ1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Thatcher Avenue £956,580
Watcombe Heights Road £781,400
Lydwell Road £771,527
Whidborne Avenue £689,580
Park Hill Road £642,883
Highest turnover in TQ1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Danby Heights Close 69.2%
Stanley Road 65.9%
Chilcote Close 61.9%
St. Michaels Close 57.1%
Hartop Road 51.5%

What Zoopla users think of Torquay

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 72% (239 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 3.5 stars
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Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 3.5 stars
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  • currently 3.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Torre (1.4 miles)
  • Torquay (1.8 miles)
  • Paignton (3.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (18.2 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (63.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (71.5 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (1.4 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (1.5 miles)
  • Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing (4.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Abbey School (0.3 miles)
  • All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Priory Roman Catholic Primary School, Torquay (0.5 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (1.0 mile)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (17.0 miles)
  • King's College (41.1 miles)
  • The Spires College (0.4 miles)
  • St Cuthbert Mayne School (0.7 miles)
  • Combe Pafford School (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£825 Monthly total

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £190,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £17/mo (£200/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 £30 Estimated energy cost £48/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: 5700 kWh/year
Electricity: 2000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Torbay

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £128 /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 £15 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £37 /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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