Get The Work-Life Balance: Five Hot Commuter Lots That Won’t Break The Bank

Living in the Capital doesn’t come cheap, so this month we’ve chosen five lots being sold by Network Auctions with cost-conscious commuters in mind.

With a journey time of just 27 minutes into London St Pancras, Luton offers a speedy commute into the Capital. Lester Mews, Luton (lot 6), a 2-bedroom split level maisonette presented in good order and ready for occupation, is guided at £90-95,000. Situated in a quiet mews of three houses and located close to the town centre it’s just 0.3 miles from Luton train station. The property provides double glazed windows and gas central heating with an estimated current rental value of £800 per calendar month.

       LOT 6

Georgian, Jacobean and Tudor buildings fill the old town of Aylesbury, 42 miles north of London, with trains taking just under an hour to Marylebone. 27 Chaucer Drive, Aylesbury (lot 1), a good sized 2-bedroom first floor maisonette with its own garden and en bloc garage is guided at £95,000+ with a potential rental of £10,800 per annum. Situated in a popular location and benefitting from double glazing and gas central heating, the property is approx. 0.5 miles from the train station.

      LOT 1

If you want to combine the beach life with the City salary, Southend-on-Sea offers a 49-minute commute by train. 1B Quebec Avenue, Southend-on-Sea (lot 25), a 1-bedroom ground floor flat with garage, guided at £95,000+, is ideally situated in the town centre. The flat is presented ready for occupation and is located just 0.2 miles from Southend Central Station.

      LOT 25

Norwood Junction Station is a hive of rail and tube connections and with journey times to London Bridge of just 12 minutes, it’s an attractive area for those who want to be close to the Capital. Flat 2, 249 Whitehorse Lane, South Norwood (lot 17) is a first floor studio flat guided at £115,000+. Currently let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy producing £8,700 per annum, the flat is situated in a residential road 0.5 miles from Norwood Junction Station.

   LOT 17

If you want action on your doorstep and Canary Wharf just minutes’ walking distance, Surrey Quays offers ideal access to the City. Flat 9, Westfield House, Rotherhithe New Road (lot 9), is a well presented 1-bedroom first floor apartment guided at £225,000+. In good, habitable order and with a contemporary fitted kitchen, double glazed windows, gas central heating and a security entry system, the property is located a mere 0.1 miles from Surrey Quays.

   LOT 9

All lots will be sold at Network Auctions 6th June sale, 2pm at The Westbury Mayfair Hotel, 37 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London. For further information: E. auctions@networkauctions.co.uk 
T. 020 7871 0420. W. networkauctions.co.uk