We are delighted to offer this ground floor, one bedroom, purpose-built apartment just a short walk from the centre of this popular town of Wirksworth. This home enjoys a high energy rating (B) and benefits from gas central heating and uPVC double glazing throughout. The accommodation comprises; entrance hall, an open plan kitchen/dining/lounge area with a double bedroom and a modern bathroom suite with "Porcelanosa" tiling. There is an allocated parking space and bike storage area. This apartment is available to purchase on a shared ownership basis (25% Initially). Viewing Highly Recommended. Virtual Tour Available. No Upward Chain.
The apartment is within a short walk of Wirksworth's historic town centre, with a good range of shops, cafes and restaurants, together with great schools, sporting facilities and a medical centre. Nearby towns such as Ashbourne and Matlock offer further facilities, and the city of Derby is just half an hour away by car. There is a railway station at Cromford, less than ten minutes drive away, and the heritage Ecclesbourne Valley Railway runs nearby. Wirksworth is set in the rolling green Derbyshire Dales, and is close to the Peak District National Park as well as Carsington Water which offers water sports and wildlife watching.
This building, constructed and faced with natural stone just over 5 years ago to a high standard and has an efficiency rating of "B". There are just seven apartments set around a wide central staircase over three floors, with a lift to all floors. All apartments have a secure entry phone system and an allocated parking space.
The apartments have been built with good energy efficiency in mind. Energy efficient features include:
Well insulated cavity walls. High efficiency gas combi boiler. Thermostatic radiator valves. Low E double glazing.A rated integrated appliances.
Aquablade high tech toilet flush. LED low energy downlights.
The property can be accessed via the roadside on Cromford Rd or from the lower ground floor which gives access to the communal car park. A serviced lift provides access to all floors. From the communal hallway, the front door opens into the entrance hall where doors lead off to the bathroom, bedroom and
Here we have an "all-in-one" living area which has space for lounge and dining furniture. There is a uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect which provides a good level of natural light. The kitchen area, having a wood-effect vinyl floor covering, has a matching range of wall, base and soft-closing drawer units with pale grey quartz worktops over and inset 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink. There is under cupboard lighting and integrated appliances include; electric oven and a gas hob with extractor hood over. There is a washing machine and fridge included in the sale. The gas boiler is discreetly located in a matching wall cupboard.
A double bedroom which has a uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect. The wardrobes detailed in the photograph will remain in the property.
Part tiled with Porcelanosa ceramic tiles and a modern suite comprising of a panelled bath with thermostatic shower over, pedestal sink and dual flush WC. There is a generously sized chrome heated towel rail and an electric shaver point.
To the rear of the property is an allocated parking space. There is also a bin storage area, and a bike parking area with bike rack. There are individual private mailboxes to the rear of the property. There is also a grassed, communal area to the side of the property.
This apartment may be purchased on a shared ownership basis, with an initial share available at 25%. This can be increased at a later date. You pay rent on the remaining share.
You are eligible to purchase if:
Your household income does not exceed £80,000.
You have a deposit (at least 5% of the share value).
You are a first-time buyer or used to own a home, but cannot afford to buy outright now.
This will be your principle and only home.
You have passed a HE Affordability calculator, demonstrating you are financially able to purchase the share value and support the monthly costs.
You have registered with a Help to Buy agent - see www.helptobuymidlands.co.uk for more information.
Rent is payable on the 75% share owned by the housing association. From 1st April 2023 this is stated to be £243.22 per calendar month (£257.17 with a rebate of £13.95 deducted) and there is a lease management fee of £22.74 per calendar month. The rent will increase every April by RPI plus 0.5% The property is leasehold - lease term is 125 years (from April 2018). There is a service, maintenance and insurance charge of £103.12 per calendar month (correct as of February 2023).
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band A which is currently £1362 per annum.
From the centre of Wirksworth, head north on Harrison Drive (B5023) towards Cromford. After half a mile, the property can be found on the right, shortly after the turn-off for Spring Close. The post code is DE4 4JD.