Ref No: KE014-LI-SA181
The Garden Flat at 81 Ockendon Road, N1 is one of six apartments in a purpose built, contemporary style block. The property benefits from a share of freehold and no onward chain.
Garden Flat 81, 81-89 Ockendon Road, Islington, N1 3NL
This bright and airy two double bedroom flat is situated on the lower ground floor on the corner of Essex Road and Ockendon Road, only ten minutes walk from sought after Upper Street, Angel, Islington with its fabulous range of shops, restaurants and cafes. The flat benefits from a private, south facing courtyard garden.
The light and sunny reception/dining room has three large sash windows and overlooks a small court yard at the front. The flat benefits from double glazing which means it is very quiet and energy efficient.
The modern bathroom has full-size bath with overhead shower and a separate toilet. The master bedroom has its own en-suite shower room.
The galley kitchen has plenty of storage space, and generous work surfaces for food preparation. The oven is electric with a gas hob. There is also a washer/drier and a separate integrated fridge and freezer. Gas central heating and hot water is supplied by a combi boiler.
The flat has its own spacious walled garden, (accessed from the kitchen). Perfect for having friends over for a BBQ or relaxing on a warm summer’s day!
Location, Location, Location!
As well as being minutes away from fashionable Upper Street with its many bars, artisan coffee shops, restaurants , multiplex cinema and the Islington Business Centre, near the flat is good choice of local shops, e.g. a Sainsbury’s Express, organic fruit and vegetable stores, coffee and wine shops, as well as the best pub in the area, The Lord Clyde which has its own garden and serves a wide range of designer beers. There is even a fitness centre across the road, if you are so inclined!
Commuting into the City, Holborn, Kings Cross or the West End couldn’t be easier. You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to transport links. There are frequent buses right outside the flat which go to the City, Holborn, Kings Cross and the West End, as well as National Rail services from Essex Road Station to Moorgate, Clapham Junction and all stations south, or northbound to stations in Hertfordshire. Highbury and Islington station is a short walk where you can catch main line trains to Vauxhall, Clapham South and all stations south as well as the Victoria Line tube.
A great first time purchase or buy to let investment. The flat has been let continuously with no void since 2010 and has a current rental yield of 5% - £2000 pcm or £24,000 (gross) per annum. The freehold is jointly shared with the 6 other property owners in the block, meaning there are no major costs for ground rent or maintenance, other than £100 per month into a sinking fund.
The energy efficiency rating is a measure of the overall efficiency of a home. The higher the rating the more energy efficient the home is and the lower the fuel bills will be. The environmental impact rating is a measure of a home's impact on the environment in terms of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The higher the rating the less impact it has on the environment. The Energy Performance Certificate for this dwelling was produced following an energy assessment undertaken by a qualified assessor.