Harkaway House

The Village, Chaddesley Corbett, Kidderminster

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  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable home
  • Desirable village setting
  • Period building
  • Good local amenities
  • Communal Gardens
  • Residents Parking

Fixed price

516 sq. ft.

Tenant Info
Email the team

01384 370 232

Please quote reference number JHE230022

A lovely ground floor apartment situated within a period building in the heart of the picturesque village of Chaddesley Corbett.
  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable home
  • Desirable village setting
  • Period building
  • Good local amenities
  • Communal Gardens
  • Residents Parking

This property is being sold on a part-buy, part-rent basis, with a 50% 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 £186.03, which includes buildings insurance and administrative fees. Below is information pertaining to eligibility and how to apply.

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 Home Choice Plus Housing Register.

How to apply
To apply for this property, you need to complete an application form and an income and expenditure statement. You will also need to provide documents to support your application, please use the checklist to ensure you have provided everything that is applicable.

All documents can be found here:
Application form – (communityhousing.co.uk/pdf/sales/Application.pdf)
Income and expenditure form - (communityhousing.co.uk/pdf/sales/IncomeAndExpenditure.pdf)
Application checklist – (communityhousing.co.uk/pdf/sales/ApplicationChecklist.pdf)

You also need to register on our housing register Home Choice Plus – (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 Home Choice Plus and Orbit, you can email the Application form, Income and expenditure form and supporting documents to the email on the bottom of the application form.

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

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

The property is approached from the rear and accessed via a porch leading to the entrance door, with a useful covered area and a storage cupboard.

As you enter the apartment you are greeted by a welcoming hallway, with doors accessing the accommodation and three good-sized storage cupboards.

Living room
Situated to the left side of the property is a light and airy living room featuring windows to the rear and side elevations.

Adjacent to the lounge is the kitchen, which has fitted wall and base units, with work surfaces incorporating a sink, tiling to the splashbacks and a window to the front aspect. There is also space for a slot-in cooker and a further appliance under counter.

The bedroom is an excellent-sized double room, with a window to the rear aspect.

Shower room
Completing the accommodation is a shower room comprising a WC, a washbasin, a walk-in wet room style shower, tiling to the splashbacks and walls around the shower and an obscure-glazed window to the rear aspect.

There is a communal garden at the rear comprising paved patios ideal for the enjoyment of the outside, with a lawned area beyond. There is also residents parking situated at the rear of the property, accessed from the communal gardens or Hemming Way via car.

Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Council tax band - A

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 structural issues arising from any survey that has not previously been disclosed
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