17 Haw Croft, Cononley, Near Skipton BD20 8FB£142,500
Sold Subject To Contract
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No EPC available
PRICE BASED ON 75% SHARED OWNERSHIP SCHEME - A rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a stylish brand new two bedroom semi-detached home offered via a thoughtfully structured Shared Ownership Affordable Housing Scheme and forming part of this extremely successful development close to the centre of this beautiful Aire Valley village.
The scheme is administered by Snugg Homes and offers the option of purchasing an initial share of between 25% and 75% of the open market value whilst paying a low monthly rent for the remaining equity share. Further shares can be purchased at a later date if desired up to a maximum of 80% of the open market value. The scheme is available to those parties that meet the qualifying criteria, including first time and second time buyers with a proven need for affordable housing. A Local Occupancy criteria also applies. Further information is available below*
The Shared Ownership model represents an ideal opportunity for those meeting the criteria to purchase a superior modern built home despite having a smaller respective deposit.
Expertly constructed by a well respected local building firm, Haw Croft is pleasantly located close to the centre of the village only a few minutes walk from the nearby railway station with regular direct services to Skipton, Leeds, Keighley, Bingley, Shipley and Bradford. The properties on this imaginatively designed development have been constructed in a varied palette of materials including natural stone, render and reclaimed brick and the result is a traditional country finish that offers a rural village style.
These homes are architecturally designed to maximise light and space and accommodate luxury, modern living with high specification and contemporary finishes. The ground floor benefits from a fantastic kitchen with room to dine, relax and cook, each home benefits from generous bedrooms and an enviable modern family bathroom. All this is complemented by gas central heating, smoke detectors and stylish UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows and doors. Externally, there is a lovely garden to the rear together with off-road parking to the front.
The popular and highly sought after village of Cononley offers a good range of local amenities including a well respected primary school and nursery, a village hall, to public house and also a railway station The business centres of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire are within comfortable daily commuting distance by car.
Despite enjoying excellent road and rail commuter links, this traditional Yorkshire village is surrounded by beautiful open countryside and farmland and enjoys a very active village community, having a regular programme of local events including an annual gala, scarecrow festival, beer festival and duck race.
The nearby market town of Skipton is known as the 'Gateway to the Dales' and offers extensive shopping and recreational facilities together with excellent secondary schooling. Further secondary schooling is available in the nearby village of Cross Hills, with South Craven Secondary School having been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating in recent years.
The property is subject to a leasehold agreement via Snugg Homes and buyers are required to pay a rent for the remaining equity share. The rent is paid monthly and is 2.75% of the unsold equity. For example based on a 25% share purchase £190,000 x 75% (unsold equity) x 2.75% (rent charge) divided by twelve months = £326.56. If a higher initial share is purchased the rent would be reduced accordingly for example based on a 75% share purchase £190,000 x 25% (unsold equity) x 2.75% (rent charge) divided by twelve months = £108.85. Please contact the selling agent should you wish to discuss any alternative equity share purchase amount. Further equity shares are available for purchase initially or at a later date subject to obtaining an independent R.I.C.S. valuation at the purchasers expense. In any event the purchaser is responsible for 100% of any property repairs/maintenance or any other costs associated with normal home ownership (council tax, utilities etc). In addition, there is a monthly service charge payable of £15.28 which includes buildings insurance and a management fee. Further details available on request.
*SHARED OWNERSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The purchaser must be buying the property to live in and must meet the following criteria:
A person or household containing a person who is in housing need for a property of the type and size in question and who is unable to afford to rent or purchase dwellings of a similar kind generally available on the open market within the administrative area of the council providing that a person within the household has a LOCAL CONNECTION WITHIN THE SEARCH AREA.
A person has a local connection with an area if they:
1. Have resided within SEARCH AREA for three years out of the proceeding five years or
2. Have previously resided in the SEARCH AREA for a period of twenty years or if less than twenty years, half of that person's lifetime but subject to a minimum ten years residence or
3. Have immediate family (mother, father, sister or brother) that live in the SEARCH AREA and have done so for a continuous period of at least five years or
4. Are in employment with a company or organisation based within the SEARCH AREA and established for at least three years and such employment to be at least sixteen hours each week for a minimum of twelve months or an offer of such employment.
ORIGINAL SEARCH AREA
During the first four weeks of marketing preference will be given to those parties with a local connection to 'The Ward of Aire Valley with Lothersdale'.
In the event that eligible occupiers cannot be found from within the ORIGINAL SEARCH AREA during the first four weeks of marketing the search area will be extended to:
WIDER SEARCH AREA A
Which includes the south sub area (comprising the wards of Embsay with Eastby, Skipton, Glusburn, Sutton in Craven, Cowling, West Craven and the parishes of Bolton Abbey, Draughton, Halton East, Stirton and Thorlby, Gargrave, Bank Newton, Coniston Cold and Otterburn.
In the event that eligible occupiers cannot be found from within WIDER SEARCH AREA A within a further four weeks of advertising (eight weeks total) the search area will be extended to:
WIDER SEARCH AREA B
Which includes the whole of the administrative area of the council.
In the event that eligible occupiers cannot be found from within WIDER SEARCH AREA B within a further four weeks of advertising (twelve weeks total) the search will cascade to include anyone eligible for shared ownership.
SERVICES All mains services are installed.
Please note we have not been able to test the equipment or installations in this property and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check any appliances before entering into any commitment.
Tel: Skipton 799993
Any floor plans are provided for informational and illustrative purposes only. Although we endeavour to provide truthful representation, we do not in any way warrant the accuracy of the floor plan information and the floor plan layout and measurements may contain errors and omissions. We are not liable for and do not accept any liability relating to any loss or damage suffered as a direct or indirect result of use of any information on the floor plan. The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds.
These particulars were prepared from observation together with information supplied by the Vendor. We have not carried out a detailed professional survey.
If you are thinking of selling your property HARRISON BOOTHMAN will be pleased to provide a FREE VALUATION for sale purposes.
These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract of sale.
Any prospective purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection of the property.