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2 bed flat for sale

£595,000 Guide price

High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13

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Property features

  • 1,194 sq ft first floor apartment
  • Central Sevenoaks location
  • Adjacent to The Vine gardens
  • Lift
  • Allocated gated parking
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Property description

Unique, spacious first floor apartment in a prime central Sevenoaks location, with direct access to the vine and a short walk to the shops and Knole park. Secure allocated parking.


Description


This first floor apartment is located in a handsome and superbly positioned building, built in 1889 as a Constitutional Club. Apparently, Sir Winston Churchill delivered an election speech to the constituents of Sevenoaks from this building.

The apartment benefits from an allocated parking space within the ground floor undercover, gated car park and a private store room on the basement level. To the rear of the building is The Vine courtyard and pleasure garden, which is an ideal place to sit and enjoy in the summer months, not to mention the historic cricket ground and nearby Knole Park.

The property boasts high ceilings and sash windows.


Features


- Communal entrance.

- Wide, easy rising turned staircase and communal lift to the first floor.

- Electric gated undercover car park with in and out access from Dartford Road and Seal Hollow Road.

- In the basement there is a private store room that comes with the property.

- The apartment has two spacious reception rooms including a flexible use reception hall (ideal for a study area) and a generous, triple aspect, open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room.

- Fully fitted kitchen in the end hexaganol bay of the property with windows looking up Sevenoaks High Street, incorporating an island with breakfast bar, matching dresser and integrated appliances.

- Separate utility room with cloakroom and space/plumbing for laundry appliances.

- The two double bedrooms both have modern en-suite bath/shower rooms and there is a separate WC located off the reception hall via the utility room.


Situation


The property is conveniently situated in the town centre, at the northern end of The Vine cricket ground, within minutes walk of the shops and Knole Park whilst being just half a mile from Sevenoaks station (services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street (London Bridge from 22 minutes).

The town boasts many popular and highly regarded schools in the state and private sector, including the grammar annexes and Sevenoaks School.

Sevenoaks has a library and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, Waitrose and M&S supermarkets as well as many independent and high street shops, The Stag theatre/cinema and numerous cafes and restaurants. There are golf clubs at Knole Park and Wildernesse, plus Nizels Golf & Health club in nearby Hildenborough. Cricket is played on The Vine (one of the oldest grounds in England) and there are various other clubs and societies in the town and surrounding villages.

The A21 at Chipstead gives access to the M25 (3 miles) and thereby the national motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, the Channel Tunnel terminus and ferry ports.


Property information


- Tenure: Leasehold with Share of Freehold
- Lease: 999 years from 1 January 2003
- Ground rent: Peppercorn
- Service charge: Tbc
- Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage.
- Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, Council Tax band: D (£2,240.55 for 2023/24)
- Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.


Directions


Viewings strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops.
Heading north on the High Street, continue over the Pembroke Road cross-roads. The building is located straight ahead. It is suggested that for viewings people utilise on street parking in one of the nearby roads, for example The Drive (first road on the left).

The property is conveniently situated in the town centre, at the northern end of The Vine cricket ground, within minutes walk of the shops, cafes, restaurants and facilities the town has to offer, within 5 minutes walk of Knole Park and just half a mile from the mainline station (services to London Charing Cross via London Bridge and Waterloo East (London Bridge from around 25 mins).

The town boasts many popular and highly regarded schools, including Sevenoaks School, which is a co-ed independent rated "exceptional", Lady Boswell's primary and Walthamstow Hall (both only a short distance from the property) and St Thomas' pre-school in the town centre, Solefields, New Beacon and Granville Schools nearby, Sevenoaks preparatory in Godden Green and St Michaels and Russell House Preparatoy Schools in Otford. There are also grammar schools in nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, with the Weald of Kent grammar annexe now open in Sevenoaks.

Sevenoaks has a theatre/cinema, library and leisure centre. There are golf clubs at Knole and Wildernesse, plus Nizels in nearby Hildenborough. Cricket is played on The Vine (one of the oldest grounds in England) and there are various other clubs and societies in the town and surrounding villages.

Property info

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Property value data/graphs for TN13

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,734,873 £501 4.3 £1,342,699
Semi-detached £808,012 £454 3.4 £707,966
Terraced £658,874 £455 2.6 £591,739
Flats £433,621 £432 1.9 £385,582

Current asking prices in TN13

Average: £946,485
Avg. current asking prices in TN13
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £321,143
(7)
£471,497
(30)
£650,172
(29)
£1,150,441
(34)
£1,694,536
(28)
Flats £290,468
(17)
£465,356
(25)
£875,000
(3)
£375,000
(1)
-
All £299,415
(24)
£468,705
(55)
£671,250
(32)
£1,128,286
(35)
£1,694,536
(28)

Current asking rents in TN13

Average: £3,181 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN13
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,633 pcm
(5)
£2,789 pcm
(5)
£4,724 pcm
(6)
£5,012 pcm
(8)
Flats £1,271 pcm
(7)
£1,612 pcm
(6)
£1,794 pcm
(1)
- -
All £1,271 pcm
(7)
£1,621 pcm
(11)
£2,623 pcm
(6)
£4,724 pcm
(6)
£5,012 pcm
(8)

Fun facts for TN13

Highest value in TN13
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Sackville Place £2,109,162
White Friars £1,876,407
Hopgarden Lane £1,730,345
Packhorse Road £1,723,044
Vine Avenue £1,690,914
Highest turnover in TN13
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Akehurst Lane 70.0%
Akehurst Lane 44.4%
Maidstone Road 41.7%
Turners Gardens 41.2%
Prospect Road 37.3%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,614 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 59,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £2,269 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Energy

Gas £22 Electricity £39 Estimated energy cost £61/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

Sevenoaks

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £245 /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 £26 Estimated water cost £39 /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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