Richmond Road

Bewdley

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  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable family home
  • Countryside nearby
  • Convenient location
  • Good sized corner plot
  • Scope to extend (STPP)
  • Opportunity to create parking (STPP)
  • Excellent local amenities

Fixed price

659 sq. ft.

Tenant Info
Email the team

01384 370 232

Please quote reference number JHE220299

About the property

An excellent opportunity to purchase this traditional semi-detached bungalow enjoying a convenient location around half a mile from Bewdley town centre.
  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable family home
  • Countryside nearby
  • Convenient location
  • Good sized corner plot
  • Scope to extend (STPP)
  • Opportunity to create parking (STPP)
  • Excellent local amenities
Property Snapshot

This property is being sold on a part-buy, part-rent basis with a 50% - 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 £253.42, which includes buildings insurance and administrative fees. Below is information pertaining to eligibility and how to apply.


Eligibility
To be eligible for shared ownership you: -
- Need to be over the age of 18
- Be unable to buy on the open market
- Not already own a property (unless in exceptional circumstances)
- Be able to raise a mortgage to cover the share you wish to purchase
- Be able to afford to pay the remaining rent and bills etc.
- Have enough saved to cover the mortgage and legal fees and any additional moving costs
- Have no more than £15,000 unsecured debt
- Be registered on HomeChoice plus Housing Register.
You can apply online at https://www.homechoiceplus.org.uk/HouseholdRegistrationForm

How to apply
To apply for this property, you need to complete an application form and an income and expenditure statement. You can find them here: Application.pdf (communityhousing.co.uk)
IncomeAndExpenditure.pdf (communityhousing.co.uk)

You need to provide documents to support your application, please use the checklist to ensure you have provided everything that is applicable: ApplicationChecklist.pdf (communityhousing.co.uk)

You also need to register on our housing register Home Choice Plus – www.homechoiceplus.org.uk

Once your Home Choice Plus application has been approved you will be advised of a reference number which you will need to state as part of your application.

Once you have completed the application, gathered your evidence, and registered on Homechoice Plus and Orbit, you can email the application with the supporting documents and the Income & Expenditure to: sales@communityhousing.co.uk

We will then assess your application. This normally takes around a week.

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


The bungalow enjoys a good-sized plot, which wraps around the property on three sides. The corner position affords scope to extend, subject to the usual planning consents. Set nicely back from Richmond Road behind a mature front garden, which is enclosed by privet hedging and has a lawn with a pathway leading to the porch.


Entrance
A spacious veranda-style porch provides useful space for boots, coats and storage, with an internal door accessing the hallway.

The hallway has a cloaks cupboard, a loft hatch accessing the roof space and doors leading to the bedrooms, shower room and living accommodation.


Living room
There is a spacious living room running from the front to the back of the property. This dual-aspect room has a feature fireplace and windows to the front and rear aspects.


Kitchen
Situated to the front of the property is the kitchen, which has wall and base units, with work surfaces incorporating an inset sink and drainer. There is space for appliances, a window to the front aspect and a door leading to a side lobby.

The side lobby has a glazed door leading outside and access to two useful storage rooms, one housing a wall-mounted Worcester boiler.


Bedrooms
Bedroom one is a double room featuring built-in wardrobe space and a window to the rear aspect. The second bedroom is a single room, with a window to the rear.


Bathroom
Completing the accommodation is a wet room comprising a shower area, a pedestal washbasin, a low-level WC, tiling to the walls and an obscure-glazed window to the front aspect.


Outside
To the side of the bungalow is an area laid to concrete, which has scope to provide parking for around two vehicles, subject to the kerb being lowered. A side gate from here provides access to the rear garden, which is extremely private and not overlooked.

The garden comprises a paved patio and raised decked area, an inset pond, a lawn, a bin store and an outside tap. There is also a polytunnel and a wooden shed in one corner. The garden is enclosed by wooden panelled fencing.


Services
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 other than as a result of:

1. Any structural issues arising from any survey
2. Serious defect in the seller’s legal title
3. The local searches reveal any matter that has a material adverse effect on the market value of the property that were previously undeclared or unknown

The reservation fee will depend on the level of your agreed offer for the property:

an agreed offer under £500,000 will be £500 inclusive of vat
an agreed offer between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will be £1,000 inclusive of vat
all agreed offers over £1,000,000 will be £1,500 inclusive of vat