1 bed SOLD STC
Asking Price £245,000
This garden flat is situated on the popular Belmont Road at the heart of St Andrews. The private rear garden measures 12 x 6 metres (40ft x 19ft8") and includes a timber shed. The flat itself comprises a lounge/dining room, double bedroom, contemporary bathroom and kitchen. The property is well presented throughout and there is a modern, Vaillant gas combination boiler. Belmont Road is residential road just minutes away from the independent cafes and shops of Gloucester Road, but benefitting from a quiet position and ease of access to the nearby St Andrews Park, a retreat favoured by many local residents. The property is marketed with no onward chain and available for a quick purchase.
Lounge/Diner – 5.2 x 3.4m (17ft x 11ft 1")
Kitchen – 5.2 x 2.9m (to maximum points) (17ft x 9ft 6")
Bathroom – 2.9 x 1.8m (9ft 6" x 5ft 10")
Bedroom – 3.5 x 3.2m (including boiler / storage cupboard) (11ft 6" x 10ft 6")
The rear garden measures approximately 12.2 x 6 metres (40 ft x 19 ft 8")
Belmont Road is situated in a quiet pocket of Victorian and Edwardian homes in St. Andrews. The property is a short walk from the many popular independent shops and cafés on Gloucester Road and Picton Street in Montpelier such as Bell's Diner, included in the Top 100 in the National Restaurant Awards, as well as the locally-renowned Urban Standard and Gallimaufry. Just a short walk away is St Andrews Park, a leafy public park with children's play area and paddling pool. For sports fans, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club play regularly in summer just under a mile away and Bristol Rovers' Memorial Stadium is further up Gloucester Road. For commuters, the area is very well positioned with the city centre within walking or cycling distance and regular buses running along the adjacent Chesterfield/Cromwell Road. Buses serving Aztec West are available from the nearby Gloucester Road. Montpelier Train Station a short walk away connects residents to Bristol Temple Meads and the Temple Quay area. The M32 Junction 3 is just short drive for those looking to travel out of the city towards the M4 and M5.
What is Included?
Within the garden there is a timber shed which is to be included in the sale. In the kitchen, there is an integrated oven and hob, which will be included in the sale. There is also a washing machine and fridge/freezer which are free-standing and can be made available to the buyer upon request.
The property is leasehold with 800+ years remaining. The management fee is £600 per annum with a ground rent is of £10 per annum.
The property is accessed via some steps down to the front door with no shared access.
Our Seller Says…
This flat was an ideal first home and in such a convenient location. St Andrews Park is just around the corner and the diverse range of independent establishments on Gloucester road was a big draw. The flat has a light and airy living space with high ceilings and a lovely quiet garden of good size perfectly suited to relaxing and entertaining. Being a Victorian period property it benefits from the aesthetic charm and quality materials hard to find in most modern developments.
What you may not like…
There is no allocated parking with this property, however on street parking is usually available and does not require any permit.
The gas combination boiler is located within a cupboard within the bedroom. The boiler has been gas safety checked and complete with a balanced (or closed) flue where there is no exchange of air between the room and appliance. Waste gases are vented to outside as per regulations.
According to the energy performance certificate, the property is rated as a D for energy efficiency and a D for environmental impact. The estimated running costs for heating, hot water and lighting are currently around £586 per year, but this could be improved to around £341 per year through wall insulation and more minor improvements such as draft proofing and heating controls.