2 bedroom flat for sale

Hythe Quay, Colchester, Essex, CO2

£185,000

Property Description

Key features

  • *64,750 for a 35% share*
  • Only 3,238 for a 5% deposit!
  • 35% share available under the shared ownership scheme
  • Viewing is highly recommended
  • Excellent starter home
  • Secure gated allocated parking
  • Walking distance to public transport and train station.
  • Easy access to A12

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

- Introduction -
Looking for a place to rest after a hard day at work? Then this two bedroom apartment with a riverside view could be the perfect please for you. Close to local amenities and Hythe station, you'll have everything at your fingertips.
With easy access to London on the A12 and Stansted Airport on the A120 you'll be able to dash off on holiday without any hassle.

The property is right next to the River Colne and close to Bourne Valley Local Wildlife Site for brisk walks on the chilly winter days. You'll also have lots of restaurants and fitness centres at your door step to keep you active during the winter months. In the local area there's lots to do and lot's of historic and modern sites to see including the Colchester Castle and Firstsite art gallery.

- What the owner says -
"There is a lovely view of the River Colne from the living room. The property is close to all amenities and the nearest train stations are Hythe (0.2 miles) Colchester Town (1 mile) and Colchester North (2 miles). This is a spacious two-bedroom property which benefits from two bedrooms, one bathroom, a spacious living/dining area and a fitted kitchen. There is also a secured entrance with a televisual intercom and a secure gated allocated parking."

- Full Description -
- A two-bedroom riverside apartment within walking distance of the town centre, shops, restaurants and supermarkets.
- Entrance leads to a hallway with a televisual intercom.
- Open plan living room and kitchen (4.33m x 3.79m) with patio doors overlooking the River Colne.
- Kitchen has fitted units, granite effect worktop and integrated electric oven, gas hob, stainless steel extractor and partially tiled splashback.
- Master bedroom (5.57m x 2.66m) and a second bedroom (3.04m x 2.60m).
- Bathroom (1.95m x 2.02m) has bath with overhead shower and glass screen, wash basin and WC. Partially tiled walls and shaver point.
- Fitted carpets laid to bedrooms. Wooden flooring to lounge and kitchen and tile to bathroom.
- Gas central heating
- Private allocated parking space

- Costs -
PRICE - £64,750*
RENT - £234.35pm
SERVICE CHARGE - £140.89pm**
*This represents a 35% share of the full open market value of £185,000
**This includes: management charge, service charge, building insurance charge and sinking fund. Rent and service charges are reviewed annually.

- Eligibility Requirements -
The minimum household income requirement for this property is £21,990^.
If you will be obtaining a mortgage you will need at least £3,238 in savings (i.e. a 5% deposit).

If you will be purchasing with a mortgage you must provide us with an Agreement in Principle (AIP) to support your application. Evidence in support of your AIP (or proof of funds if cash buyers) must also be provided. Further details available on request.

In order to apply you must be registered with the local Help to Buy Agent - East and South East, You will need to provide your HTB reference when completing the application process.

^If your deposit is more than 5% the minimum income requirements may be less. Please contact us for further details.

- General Information -
Tenure: Leasehold
Approximate internal area: 75 sq. m.
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
Council Tax Band: C
EPC Rating: 83 (B)

- Terms and Conditions -
***Applicants must have a local connection to Colchester and be those registered with Help to Buy East and South East. Priority is given to first time buyers. Current home owners must have a sale agreed to apply.***

- Viewings -
Viewings are held strictly by appointment - call today to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Applications are only accepted from those who have viewed the property. If you have viewed and would like to apply please register your interest with the Resales Team.


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 October 2019

Nearest stations

  • Hythe (0.2 mi)
  • Colchester Town (1.0 mi)
  • Colchester (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Home Group, Re-Sales, Farringdon

Home Group Limited, Farringdon Point, 33 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JF

0191 687 0268 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Hythe (0.2 mi)
  • Colchester Town (1.0 mi)
  • Colchester (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Home Group, Re-Sales, Farringdon

Home Group Limited, Farringdon Point, 33 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JF

0191 687 0268 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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