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2 bed flat to rent

£850 pcm (£196 pw)

Marlborough House, Northcourt Avenue, Reading RG2

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Property features

  • Two bedrooms
  • Suitable For Over 55's Only
  • First Floor
  • Close To Shops
  • Furnished Or Unfurnished
  • Council Tax Band E

Property description

Over 55's only - A well presented first floor two bedroom flat in this friendly retirement development, well placed for access to nearby shops as well as Reading town centre and Royal Berkshire Hospital via regular bus routes. The accommodation comprises lounge with balcony and adjacent kitchen, two bedrooms and a shower room. The property is in good decorative order and benefits from gas central heating and double glazing. Outside there is an enclosed courtyard garden and off-street residents parking. There is a communal lounge with organised activities as well as a weekday house manager on site. Available on a furnished or unfurnished basis. EPC Rating C

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £369,946 Sales 543 Current average value £344,971 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£14,083 ▼ -3.92%

Property value data/graphs for RG2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £603,696 £349 4.0 £563,892
Semi-detached £322,631 £343 3.0 £374,531
Terraced £303,273 £344 2.9 £337,947
Flats £217,164 £377 1.7 £221,011

Current asking prices in RG2

Average: £389,295
Avg. current asking prices in RG2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £269,257
(30)
£399,776
(117)
£613,986
(46)
£787,733
(23)
Flats £180,113
(38)
£255,547
(72)
£469,950
(1)
- -
All £180,113
(38)
£259,579
(102)
£400,371
(118)
£613,986
(46)
£787,733
(23)

Current asking rents in RG2

Average: £1,258 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £568 pcm
(104)
£1,069 pcm
(5)
£1,275 pcm
(19)
£1,685 pcm
(11)
£2,147 pcm
(8)
Flats £629 pcm
(141)
£1,077 pcm
(24)
£1,101 pcm
(2)
- £2,123 pcm
(1)
All £603 pcm
(245)
£1,076 pcm
(29)
£1,259 pcm
(21)
£1,685 pcm
(11)
£2,144 pcm
(9)

Fun facts for RG2

Highest value in RG2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Lane £1,168,014
Croft Road £964,220
Stansfield Close £898,100
The Manor £846,643
Holder Close £788,770
Highest turnover in RG2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Midgham Way 61.1%
Whitley Wood Lane 60.0%
Pippin Grove 53.8%
Longwater Avenue 52.9%
Lindisfarne Way 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Reading

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 82% (342 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
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Reading (1.4 miles)
  • Earley (1.6 miles)
  • Reading West (1.8 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (21.4 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (38.2 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (38.8 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (21.9 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (21.9 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (25.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Trinity Christian School (0.4 miles)
  • Redlands Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • The Palmer Primary Academy (0.5 miles)
  • Bradfield College (7.6 miles)
  • Padworth College (7.9 miles)
  • Wellington College (8.4 miles)
  • Phoenix College (0.2 miles)
  • The Avenue Special School (0.4 miles)
  • St Joseph's College (0.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,103 Monthly total

Home Insurance

Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£131/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 £28 Electricity £35 Estimated energy cost £63/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: 8200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Reading

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £153 /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 £13 Sewerage £13 Estimated water cost £26 /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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