1 bedroom flat for salePeverell Avenue East, Poundbury
This one bedroom, second floor apartment is ideally situated, enjoying a lovely aspect within the sought after development of Poundbury. The property offers well presented accommodation and benefits from one parking space. The apartment is being offered for sale under the Discount to Open Market Scheme which dictates that the property is to be sold at 30% less than the current market value. A fantastic opportunity to either get onto the housing ladder or to purchase a home which may currently be un-affordable! EPC rating C.
Situation - Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester, and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. Designed around the residents rather than their cars, it is intended to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying on a car. Within walking distance there are Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, dress shops, hairdressers, dentists, a medical centre, a garden centre and a mature Woodland Park.
Entrance Hallway - Entrance is gained via a hall that houses a storage cupboard, the entry-phone system and provides doors to:
Living Room/Kitchen - 4.22m x 4.01m (13'10" x 13'02") - An attractive living area with a charming aspect on to Peverell Avenue East, a wide, tree-lined avenue. The living area has two large window, and has been carpeted. There is a well fitted kitchen with a range of shaker-style wall and base units with laminate work surfaces over. Integrated appliances including single oven, gas hob with glass splashback, dishwasher and a washer/dryer. There is a sink unit with drainer and chrome mixer tap. Space is provided for a fridge/freezer. The properties gas central heating boiler is discreetly hidden in a wall mounted cupboard.
Bedroom - 4.01m x 2.77m (13'02" x 9'01") - A good size double bedroom with a window to the side aspect. There is access to a loft hatch.
Shower Room - 2.74m x 1.80m (9'0" x 5'11") - The spacious shower room offers a modern white suite comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin and a walk-in shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled unit. The floor is tiled and the walls are part tiled.
Parking - There is one parking space.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.
Local Authorities - West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ, Tel: 01305 251010.
We are advised that the council tax band is A
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the sole agents: Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860
The Discount To Open Market Scheme - The development is being marketed under a ‘Discount to Open Market’ scheme, which dictates that the properties are to be sold at 30% less than the current market value. There is no catch, no equity loan, no shared ownership; this truly is a fantastic opportunity to either get onto the housing ladder or to purchase a home which may currently be un-affordable!
To be eligible for the scheme applicants must:
Register with the West Dorset District Councils Housing List (comply with the Local Connection).
Have a combined household income below £60,000 per annum.
Priory will be given to applicants with a combined household income below £45,000 per annum.
“Local Connection” means a connection calculated from the Start Date as follows:
Being permanently resident therein for at least 2 years.
In permanent full-time or part-time (minimum 16-hour contract per week) work therein for 6 months. This may include the need to move to the District in connection with permanent employment (minimum 16-hour contract per week) where commuting from the person's existing home is accepted by the Council as unreasonable. In all cases there should be no break in the period of employment for more than 3 months over the relevant period.
Having immediate relatives (i.e. parents, non-dependent children, brother or sister) who have lived therein for at least 5 years and with whom there has been shown to have been frequent contact, commitment or dependency.
Other categories or relationships may be considered by the Council including foster relationships where clear evidence of frequent contact, commitment dependency is shown.
Other special circumstances which create a link to the District (not including residence in a hospitable armed forces accommodation holiday let or person or rehabilitation facility) and having been first verified in writing by the LPA as having such special circumstances and this may include the need to reside in the District to give or receive medical support or (with the approval of the Council) some other form of special support;
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