Sold STC

Upton Road


  • 3

  • 1

  • 1

  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable family home
  • Far-reaching views
  • Through lounge
  • Refitted kitchen
  • Modern family bathroom
  • Garden
  • Parking bay at the rear

Fixed price

712 sq. ft.

Tenant Info
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01384 370 232

Please quote reference number JHE230121

A traditional three-bedroom home being sold on a part buy, part rent basis. Enjoying an elevated position with views to the front and a garden plus parking bay at the rear.
  • Shared ownership
  • Affordable family home
  • Far-reaching views
  • Through lounge
  • Refitted kitchen
  • Modern family bathroom
  • Garden
  • Parking bay at the rear

This 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 £204.33, 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.

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 (
IncomeAndExpenditure.pdf (

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

You also need to register on our housing register Home Choice Plus –

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:

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 property is a traditional post war end of terrace occupying a raised position, with far reaching elevated views across the rooftops to distant countryside.

83 Upton Road is nicely set back from the road behind a long gated front garden, with steps rising to the front door and the hallway beyond. To the rear is a parking bay directly behind the property, which provides off street parking. From here there is a gate leading to the rear garden.

Beyond the front door, there is an entrance hallway featuring a staircase rising to the first floor and a door accessing the living room.

The light and airy through lounge has windows to the front and rear and an internal door leading to the adjoining kitchen.

Situated to the rear of the property is a refitted kitchen comprising matching wall and base units, with grey work surfaces, an inset sink and drainer, space for various appliances, a wall-mounted boiler, a useful understairs storage cupboard, a window to the rear aspect and a door leading to the outside.

First floor
Upstairs, there are three bedrooms, two of which are spacious double rooms, and one is a good-sized single room.

The bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom which has been modernised and comprises grey tiling, a panelled bath with shower above, a pedestal washbasin and a low-level WC.

Gardens and grounds
To the rear of the property is a pleasant garden, which is nicely private and not overlooked. The garden includes a paved patio, gated side access, two sections of lawn, with wooden panelled fencing and a rear gate leading to the parking bay.

Agents note
The successful purchaser will be given £200 worth of vouchers for B&Q to go towards the redecoration of this property.

To be confirmed.

Council tax band - A.

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.

In the instance the Seller withdraws from the sale the fee will be returned to the Buyer. 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 or material issues arising from any survey that has not previously been disclosed
2. A 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 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 upon acceptance of an offer which itself is subject to an 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 3 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.