Forming part of the larger Readers Retreat development the low cost homes offer first time buyer the opportunity to purchase homes at 70% of their market value. The two and three bedroom plots that are available offer modern comfortable accommodation with a garden to rear and allocated parking. This is a fantastic opportunity for working first time buyers to own their own home.CRITERIA
Please note that prospective buyers will need to submit an application form to Wales and West Housing to ensure that they meet the criteria for the scheme. These forms are available by request from the McCartneys Hay-on-Wye Office.To be eligible for the scheme, applicants must: - Be aged 18 or over - Be a UK citizen or have indefinite leave to remain in the UK. - Have access to enough savings to cover the cost of the scheme (for example solicitor fees, deposits etc.) - Have sufficient income to raise a mortgage on the property. - Be a first time buyer or in the same position as a first time buyer (such as owner occupiers who are going through a relationship breakdown or those who are currently living in an area of regeneration which means they have to move. - Have a housing need that cannon be met through the market place in your local area i.e. you cannot afford to buy a suitable house on the open market. Allocation Policy on the 3 Bedrooms:-The 3 bed properties will need to be allocated to couples with children or single parents with Children. The LCHO policy doesn't allow for couples or single occupants to purchase a 3 bed property.Priority will be given to those who with a local connection to the Hay-on-Wye area.MANAGEMENT FEES
A management fee will be applicable to all properties on the development. These fees cover the costs of maintaining estate roads, landscape maintenance, cleaning etc of the estate. The charges are: - £207.45 per annum (£17.29 per month)3 BEDROOM PROPERTY
Allocation Policy on the 3 Bedrooms:-The 3 bed properties will need to be allocated to couples with children or single parents with Children. The LCHO policy doesn't allow for couples or single occupants to purchase a 3 bed property.ENTRANCE HALL - 11'5" x 4'3" (3.48m x 1.3m)with staircase to first floor, under store cupboard, doors to:WC - 5'2" x 3' (1.57m x 0.91m)with low flush WC and pedestal hand basin.KITCHEN - 8'8" x 7'9" max. (2.64m x 2.36m max.)with floor and wall units, large window north east, recesses for white goods and cooker.LIVING ROOM - 15'8" x 14'3" max. (4.78m x 4.34m max.)with window south west, door to store cupboard.FIRST FLOORLANDING - with airing cupboard, doors toBATHROOM - 6'10" x 5'6" (2.08m x 1.68m)with low flush WC, pedestal hand basin, half tiled surround, shower.BEDROOM 1 - 15'7" x 12'4" (4.75m x 3.76m)with two windows facing north east.BEDROOM 2 - 8'9" x 8'8" (2.67m x 2.64m)with window south west.BEDROOM 3 - 9'10" x 6'8" (3m x 2.03m)with window south west.OUTSIDE - 44 Birch Close has off road parking to its front and an enclosed rear garden.2 BEDROOM PROPERTY
KITCHEN - 9'4" x 9'1" (2.84m x 2.77m)with floor and wall units, single drainer sink unit, recesses for white goods and cooker, door toWC - 6' x 3'1" (1.83m x 0.94m)with low flush WC and pedestal hand basin.AIRING CUPBOARD - 3'1" x 2'8" (0.94m x 0.81m)LIVING ROOM - 14'8" x 12'6" (4.47m x 3.8m)with window south west and French doors to exterior, stairs to first floor.BEDROOM 1 - 14'8" x 12'5" max. (4.47m x 3.78m max.)with two windows south west.BEDROOM 2 - 9'5" x 8' (2.87m x 2.44m)with window north east.BATHROOM - 6'4" x 6' (1.93m x 1.83m)with window north east, low flush WC and pedestal hand basin, bath with shower over.OUTSIDE 46 Birch Close has a fenced lawned garden to rear and off street parking to front.