3 bedroom end of terrace house for sale5, Main Street, Birchover, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4
Saxton Mee are pleased to announce the release of these superb new local houses for local people. Nestling on the fringe of the sought after Peak Park village of Birchover, we are pleased to offer six beautifully built stone town houses which have been constructed to an exceptionally good specification. The village is well placed for access to Matlock, Bakewell and Chatsworth Park. Each property has gas fired central heating via a combination boiler, double glazing and conforms to rigorous insulation standards, so should be very economical to run. The purchasers must comply with the standard Peak Park Occupancy Clause (further details available at the office).
The Accommodation Comprises - The properties are either two or three bedrooms, having downstairs cloakroom/WC, living rooms with stone fire surrounds, and flues suitable for a log burner. Well-equipped dining kitchens, landing, bedrooms and attractively fitted bathroom. Lawned rear gardens and off-road parking for two vehicles.
Location - Standing at the top of the main street on the rural fringe of the village, with many of the properties enjoying stunning views across to the farmland and countryside opposite.
Amenities - Standing equi-distant between Matlock and Bakewell, Birchover village has two excellent local public houses being The Druid Inn, and The Red Lion.
Schooling - There are local primary schools at Stanton in the Peak, Winster, Elton and Youlgrave with secondary schools at Bakewell, Lady Manners and Highfields at Matlock.
Construction - Constructed under an Architect's Certificate, from beautiful local Birchover stone, the properties have been insulated to the latest standards and have good quality kitchen fittings with either Neff or AEG appliances.
Fixtures And Fittings - The bathrooms and cloakrooms having white suites, thermostatically controlled showers off the domestic hot water system. Gas fired central heating via Ideal Logic combination boilers. Tiling to the kitchen and bathrooms. Each property will be carpeted and tiled.
Outside - Each house will have a forecourt area with stone walling to the kerb side and parking to the rear for two vehicles along with a back garden.
Local Occupancy Clause - Birchover Restrictions - In addition to stipulating these houses must be made available at a discount to open market value the Peak District National Park Authority has placed a number of restrictions on who is eligible to occupy the 6 new affordable houses just completed in the village of Birchover. Full details of the restrictions are set out in section 106 Planning Obligation deed dated 23rd September 2013 between the developer and the Peak Park Authority. A brief summary of those provisions is set out below.
The first occupier of each of the 6 houses must satisfy the Local Qualification Provisions of the deed AND be able to demonstrate a Proven Need for Accommodation.
A - Local Qualification Requirement - To Satisfy this the prospective occupier must be a person who: i) has lived in the parish of Birchover (or one of the adjoining parishes of Elton, Harthill, Stanton-in-the-peak, South Darley or Winster) for a minimum of 10 years out of the last 20 years; or
ii) has an essential need to live close to their work in one of those parishes; or iii) has an essential need to live close to another person who has lived in one of the parishes for at least 10 out of the last 20 years as a result of that persons age and/or infirmity.
B - Proven Need For Accommodation - A person having a proven need for accommodation is one who: i) is presently living in overcrowded or otherwise unsatisfactory accommodation; or ii) is setting up a household for the first time and their need for accommodation cannot be met by other housing available in the area at a similar price.
If any of these properties still remain available 3 months from first being advertised then the residency period in a) above can be relaxed to allow them to be occupied by a person who has 5 years residency within the last 20 years, rather than 10 years.
If any properties still remain 4 months from first being advertised then they can be made available to a person who has at least 10 years residency within the wider area of the Peak District National Park.
Finally, after 6 months, the qualifying area can be expanded to include parishes adjoining the Peak District National Park boundary.
Valuer - Tim Heaton/ae
Viewing - By appointment through the Agent's Matlock Office on 01629 828250.
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