Drakes Court, Longstanton, CB24

Sold Subject to Contract Guide Price, £142,000

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INTERNAL ACCOMMODATION UPVC front door leads from communal landing leads through into an entrance hallway which offers a loft hatch and access to a large airing cupboard with water cylinder and timber shelving offering extra storage space. The main reception area (4.29m x 6.60m) is open plan offering plenty of space for furniture, and a large bay window which offers lots of natural light. The kitchen is open plan with a range of wall and base units, stainless steel sink with drainer, undercounter fridge, freestanding electric cooker and washing machine. The double bedroom (4.29m x 2.95m) is a great size and benefits from an electric heater and double glazed window. The bathroom (1.96m x 2.07m) complete with Triton electric shower over bath with glazed screen, WC, basin, mirrored cabinet and obscured glazed window.

OUTSIDE The property is situated on the first floor of this purpose built block constructed in approximately 1989 which offers a central location within the village, plus two allocated car parking spaces to the rear.

GENERAL This property would make an ideal investment purchase with an anticipated rent of approximately £675pcm exclusive of utilities (5.70% gross yield). Electric eco-7 heating and replacement double glazed windows and UPVC door. The property also benefits from a current Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) which is a legal requirement for letting.

Leasehold with 967 years remaining
Ground rent £50 per annum, and service charge £561.12 per annum - 2022/23
Council tax band A (£1,242.94 per annum, 2020/21)
South Cambridgeshire District Council

LONGSTANTON Longstanton is a small and well-served Cambridgeshire village lying approximately 7 miles north west of Cambridge city and 10 miles south east of the bustling market town of St. Ives. The A14 and M11 are within just a few moments' drive, giving convenient access to London and the rest of the UK. Longstanton has a guided busway station with a bus service running through to the Cambridge Science Park, the city centre, Addenbrooke's Hospital and Trumpington: the busway has a dedicated cycle path alongside. Longstanton has local shops, facilities and amenities including primary schooling, a post office and a Co-op store. The new town of Northstowe, to the east of the village, is currently under construction yet there is still plenty of lovely open countryside for walking, cycling and other weekend activities.
  • One bedroom flat
  • First floor
  • Purpose built block
  • Longstanton village
  • Ideal first time buy or investment
  • Double glazed UPVC windows and doors
  • Up-to-date electrical installation condition report
  • Two allocated parking spaces
  • £50 per annum ground rent.
  • £561.12 per annum service charge on a lease of 900 years plus.
Floorplan for Drakes Court, Longstanton, CB24
EPC Graph for Drakes Court, Longstanton, CB24

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