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Clarence Parade, Southsea PO5

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Property description

Enjoying an exceptionally convenient seafront location just moments from Southsea Town Centre, this spacious and well-appointed one bedroom 9th floor retirement apartment benefits from excellent shared amenities and commands delightful westerly views encompassing The Common, Old Portsmouth landmarks, approaches to Portsmouth Harbour, Gilkicker Point, and The Isle of Wight. Constructed in 1987 by the specialist national company McCarthy Stone, "Homeheights" is a superior high-rise development tailored specifically to the needs of retired persons, the minimum age for occupancy being 60 years. The building occupies a prominent position directly opposite Southsea Common, adjacent The Queens Hotel, and a level walk of some 350 yards only from Palmerston Road Shopping Precinct. Amenities, both individual and shared, are wide-ranging, to include: Gardens and car park, twin lifts, secure entry, residents' lounge, laundry room, guest suite, games room, observation deck, double-glazing, equipped kitchen, and excellent storage. Available now to the open market with the further benefit of no onward chain, Flat 70 is considered a 1st-class opportunity for any buyer seeking comfortable retirement living. Full details are as follows:

Ramped approach to glazed outer door to:


Glazed inner door, with security entry system, to:

Common hall

Twin lifts to upper floors. Access to residents' lounge and laundry room.

Flat 70

entrance hall

Coved ceiling. Wood-laminate flooring. Emergency pull-cord. Security intercom telephone. Walk-in storage cupboard housing: Water tank, electricity meters and circuit breakers.

Shower room & W.C.

(formerly with bath) Contemporary white suite comprising: Handbasin with mixer tap, low flush w.c., and shower cubicle with independent 'Mira' mixer. Extractor. Two vertical towel rails/radiators. Tiled floor and walls. Coved ceiling.

Bedroom - 4.01m x 3.1m (13'2" x 10'2")

Coved ceiling. Wood-laminate flooring. Two double and one single fitted wardrobe, pair of bedside cabinets, one large and one small chest of drawers. Window to west elevation.


Living Area - 5.33m x 3.2m (17'6" x 10'6")

Coved ceiling. Parquet-effect vinyl flooring. Useful range of fitted storage cupboards and display shelves. Pair of windows to west elevation granting delightful outlook encompassing: Southsea Common, city rooftops, Portsdown Hill, Old Portsmouth, Spinnaker Tower, approaches to Portsmouth Harbour, Gilkicker Point, and The Isle of Wight.

Kitchen Area - 2.21m x 1.7m (7'3" x 5'7")

Fitted and equipped with: Base and wall cupboards, work surfaces with tiled surround, single drainer stainless steel inset sink with mixer tap, electric double oven, ceramic hob, refrigerator, freezer. Vertical towel rail/radiator. Extractor. Parquet-effect vinyl flooring. Window to west elevation. Coved ceiling.


Lawned and planted communal gardens.
Residents' car park (non-allocated).

General information

Tenure: 125 years Leasehold from 1987 (88 years remaining).
Service Charge: £1,970 per half year.
Ground Rent: £275 per half year.
Council Tax: Band 'D' - £2,075.45 per annum (2024-2025).



By appointment with sole agents,
D. M. Nesbit & co.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for PO5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £640,106 £241 4.6 £461,928
Semi-detached £545,246 £281 4.2 £555,789
Terraced £419,306 £254 3.3 £352,289
Flats £204,085 £257 1.9 £191,451

Current asking prices in PO5

Average: £345,130
Avg. current asking prices in PO5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £37,250
Flats £132,945
- £279,000
All £124,624

Current asking rents in PO5

Average: £1,509 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PO5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £589 pcm
- £1,388 pcm
£1,832 pcm
£2,201 pcm
Flats £728 pcm
£1,277 pcm
£1,536 pcm
£1,701 pcm
£2,102 pcm
All £676 pcm
£1,277 pcm
£1,469 pcm
£1,813 pcm
£2,195 pcm

Fun facts for PO5

Highest value in PO5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lorne Road £645,873
Queen's Grove £602,278
Garden Lane £563,573
Livingstone Road £554,074
Gloucester View £489,646
Highest turnover in PO5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Outram Road 40.0%
St. Vincents Road 38.5%
Gloucester View 38.5%
Boulton Road 28.5%
Lawrence Road 28.2%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£698 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £514 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £8/mo (£94/yr)
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Gas £17 Electricity £31 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: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £101 /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.


Supply £9 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £27 /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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