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2 bedroom flat for sale

Francis Avenue, Southsea

Sold STC £160,000

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Come and view this fantastic two bedroom property situated in the requested location of Francis Avenue.
The property offers fantastic size living accommodation, unable to be replicated by a house of a higher price.
It is on the ground floor which will suit a number of buyers and the garden makes it a 'must see' on anyone's viewing list. Sit out on a sunny afternoon, soaking up the sun and enjoying a barbecue with friends and family.
The modern kitchen offers a plethora of cupboard and work space so you can cook up a culinary masterpiece for when you're entertaining. Even the most seasoned of chefs will make the most of this kitchen. A fitted gas hob and electric oven only enhance the cooking experience.
The property also benefits from gas central with a Valliant combination boiler and full double glazing throughout the property.
Revitalize yourself in the morning ready for work with a shower or wind down in the evening in a warm bath. The choice is yours.
Set up the living room however you like. There is plenty of space to fit large furniture. The focal point is the feature fireplace and the large bay window not only encourages light to come flooding but also creates extra floor space for another sofa or place the all important window seat or ottoman there which is so on point.
The bedrooms are at the back of the property and overlook the garden giving them a nice ambiance.
Step out the door to enjoy everything Southsea has to offer. At the end of the road you can enjoy the independent cafe's and restaurants as well as local shops which Albert Road offers. The train station and good school are directly on the door step and a number of parks can be found in the vicinity if you need to walk your dog.
Come and view to avoid any disappointment.

Entrance Hall - Communal front door into entrance lobby, door into flat entrance hall.

Lounge - 5.38m into bay x 4.24m (17'8" into bay x 13'11" ) - Carpets, Textured ceiling, picture rail, double glazed bay window to the front aspect, decorative fireplace and , radiator. 3 X power point

Kitchen - 3.23m x 2.77m (10'7" x 9'1") - Textured ceiling with surface mounted spotlights, double glazed window to the rear aspect, range of wall base and drawer units with work surface over, integrated oven, hob and extractor unit, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer, radiator. 5 power points

Bedroom One - 3.63m x 2.54m (11'11 x 8'4" ) - Textured ceiling, double glazed window to the side aspect, radiator, cupboard housing boiler. 2 power points

Bedroom Two - 2.64m x 2.97m (8'8" x 9'9" ) - Textured ceiling, double glazed patio doors to the rear aspect,, radiator, 2 power points

Bathroom - 1.93m x 1.45m (6'4" x 4'9") - Smooth ceiling, panel enclosed bath with mixer shower over, vanity unit with wash hand basin, towel radiator, tiled to principle areas, laminate flooring.

Garden - Easterly aspect rear garden consisting of a decked patio area leading to a raised block paved area flanked by mature planting.

Leasehold Information - Council Tax: Band A, £925 per annum.
Lease Information: 999 year lease from 1986 (Approximately 968 years remaining).
Service Charge: No monthly costs - Roof is responsibility of upstairs flat
Ground Rent: £100 per annum

Please note that Bernard's Estate Agents have not checked or verified the lease terms or the service charge/ground rent costs. The information provided above has been provided to us from the Seller. Your solicitor will check all of the above during the conveyancing process and you should only rely on information provided by them when making the final decision as to whether to buy any leasehold property.

Offer Check Procedure - - If you are considering making an offer for this or any other property we are marketing, please make early contact with your local office to enable us to verify your buying position. Our Sellers expect us to report on a Buyer's proceedability whenever we submit an offer. Thank you.

Solicitor - Choosing the right conveyancing solicitor is extremely important to ensure that you obtain an effective yet cost-efficient solution. The lure of supposedly cheaper on-line "conveyancing warehouse" style services can be very difficult to ignore but this is a route fraught with problems that we strongly urge you to avoid. A local, established and experienced conveyancer will safeguard your interests and get the job done in a timely manner. Bernards can recommend several local firms of solicitors who have the necessary local knowledge and will provide a personable service. Please ask a member of our sales team for further details.

Council Tax Band A - Portsmouth City Council: £852.75 Combined Fire Authority: £42.56 Police and Crime Commissioner: £110.31 Total: £1005.62

Letting Information - If you are considering buying this property as a buy to let investment, we can advise that we would expect to achieve in the region of £800 PCM. This would provide a 6% gross return based on the current asking price. If you would like any further information about our residential letting services or just require general lettings advice, please call us on 023 9286 4974 or email

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