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Truro Drive


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  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable family home
  • Popular location
  • Close to countryside
  • Good local amenities
  • Through-lounge
  • Garden
  • Scope to create parking

Fixed price

848 sq. ft.

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Please quote reference number JHE220278

An excellent opportunity to purchase this traditional three-bedroom home on an affordable part-buy, part-rent basis. Situated on the Bewdley side of town close to beautiful adjoining countryside.
  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable family home
  • Popular location
  • Close to countryside
  • Good local amenities
  • Through-lounge
  • Garden
  • Scope to create parking

This traditional property is being sold on a part-buy, part-rent basis with a 50% to 75% share available to purchase initially.

This excellent and affordable housing scheme is provided by the Community Housing Group, ideal for first-time purchasers or those with a limited budget who want to get on the property ladder. The flexible scheme allows the owner to increase owned shares after one year up to the full 100% ownership, with the rental amount payable diminishing pro-rata. On a 50% shared basis the rental per calendar month is £198.25, which includes buildings insurance and administrative fees. Below is information pertaining to eligibility and how to apply.

Qualification eligibility criteria
Applicants are not eligible to join the Home Choice Plus housing register unless they met the qualifying criteria of a close association outlined below;

In determining whether the household has a close association we will agree a connection exists in the following circumstances;

- Where the local connection arises due to residency the applicant(s) must have lived in the partnership area (by choice) for a minimum period of two years.

- Where the applicant(s) meets any of the statutory homelessness definitions included in the allocations policy.

- Where the local connection arises due to employment and the applicant(s) have been in permanent, paid employment for a minimum period of six months, within one of the Local Authority areas included in the Partnership, immediately prior to the application (please see further information below).

- Where the applicant(s) has a close (immediate) family member living in the HC+ partnership area and has done so for a minimum period of five years, immediately prior to the application (please see further information below).

- Where the applicant has resided in the Partnership area for three out of the last five years at the point of application.

Please note: Applications are taken on a first come, first served basis and incomplete applications cannot be accepted.

17 Truro Drive is a traditional mid terraced home with spacious room sizes internally including a through lounge and a kitchen diner. To the rear is a sizeable garden and whilst the frontage is currently laid to lawn, there is scope to create off road parking, subject to securing a dropped kerb approved via the council.

The property is accessed via a composite door to the front, which leads to an entrance hallway, with stairs rising to the first floor and a door accessing the living room.

There is a spacious and light living room, which runs from the front to the back of the property and features dual aspect windows to the front and rear, wood laminate flooring and a fireplace. A door from here leads through to the adjoining kitchen.

The kitchen also runs from the front to back of the property and offers an opportunity for a dining or living area at one end. There are wall and base units with work surfaces incorporating an inset sink and drainer. The kitchen also includes space for various appliances, a window to the rear aspect and doors leading to the front and rear of the property.

First floor
The landing has a cupboard housing a contemporary Worcester boiler, a loft hatch accessing the roof space and doors to the bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC.

Bedroom one is a spacious and light double room, with a walk-in cupboard/wardrobe and a window to the front aspect.

Also situated to the front is bedroom two, which is another spacious double room, with a window to the front aspect.

The third bedroom is a good-sized single room, with a window overlooking the rear garden.

Situated to the rear is the bathroom comprising a pedestal washbasin, a low-level WC, a panelled bath with a shower above and a frosted window to the rear.

There is also a separate WC accessed from the landing, including a low-level WC and a frosted window to the rear.

Gardens and grounds
There is a substantial garden to the rear, which offers great potential to make for an excellent family-friendly outside space once tidied up. The garden includes a paved patio area and is enclosed by wooden panelled fencing, with side access from the front via a shared passageway.

The front of the property is currently laid to lawn but may offer scope to be made into a driveway as other homeowners in the road have done. This would be subject to securing permission from the council for a dropped kerb.

The property has mains gas, mains electricity and mains water.

Council tax band B

Reservation Fee - refundable on exchange

A reservation fee, refundable on exchange, will be payable by the Buyer to Andrew Grant Sales Limited prior to issuing the Memorandum of Sale and marking the property as Sold Subject to Contract. This fee will be reimbursed upon Exchange of contracts.

The fee will be retained by Andrew Grant Sales Ltd to cover costs in the event the Buyer withdraws from the purchase or doesn't Exchange within 6 months of the fee being received other than as a result of:

1. Any significant material issues highlighted in a survey that were not evident or disclosed prior to the Memorandum of Sale being issued and where no compensatory terms are offered.
2. Serious and material defect in the seller’s legal title.?
3. Local search revealing a matter that has a material adverse effect on the market value of the property that was previously undeclared unless in the public domain.
4. The vendor withdrawing the property from sale.

The reservation fee levels are as follows:
an agreed offer under £500,000 will be £750 inclusive of vat
an agreed offer between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will be £2,000 inclusive of vat
all agreed offers over £1,000,000 will be £3,000 inclusive of vat

The reservation fee is payable only upon acceptance of an offer and a successful assessment of ability to proceed. Any renegotiation of an accepted price after the issue of the Sales Memorandum for any reason not covered in points 1 to 4 above will lead to the reservation fee being retained. A further fee will be payable on any subsequent reduced offer accepted by the vendor. This will be returnable subject to the conditions that prevail for all reservation fees.