4 Athens, Guiseley

Shared Ownership £90,000
SSTC
2 Bedrooms1 BathroomsApartment
  • Discount For Sale Scheme
  • First Floor Apartment
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Attractive Sitting Room
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • Four Piece White Bathroom
  • Pleasant Outlook
  • EPC Rating B
  • Parking & Communal Grounds
  • Sought After Location

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A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT OFFERING SPACIOUS TWO BEDROOMED ACCOMMODATION, AVAILABLE UNDER THE DISCOUNT FOR SALE SCHEME AND ENJOYING AN ATTRACTIVE SETTING WITHIN THIS POPULAR DEVELOPMENT. This most attractive first floor apartment offers impressive accommodation with two double bedrooms and pleasant views. The property is offered for sale under the Discount for Sale Scheme and presents an excellent opportunity to purchase a lovely apartment within reach of many amenities including the railway station. Accessed via the ground floor communal entrance with staircase to first floor, the property comprises: private entrance hall with store and utility cupboards, good sized open plan sitting room with dining and fitted kitchen areas, two double bedrooms and four piece white bathroom suite. Communal grounds and car parking space.

  • Discount For Sale Scheme
  • First Floor Apartment
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Attractive Sitting Room
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • Four Piece White Bathroom
  • Pleasant Outlook
  • EPC Rating B
  • Parking & Communal Grounds
  • Sought After Location

The property is well placed close to open countryside with many picturesque walks and there are also a variety of recreational facilities in the area. Guiseley town centre is within easy reach and provides a wide range of facilities including shops, cafes, restaurants and bars and there are also a number of schools throughout the area. In addition, Leeds and Bradford city centres together with many surrounding areas can be reached on a daily basis by either car or local bus and train services, Guiseley railway station being centrally located. 

The property is offered for sale under a Discount for Sale scheme. A qualifying purchaser is able to buy the apartment at a fixed percentage (54.34%) of the Open Market Value. This scheme is aimed at making the property available to those that meet the criteria for affordable housing, and unlike many shared ownership schemes does not involve any additional rental payment on the balance of the value. The purchaser acquires 100% ownership but pays only 54.34% of the Market Value. On future re sales, the same percentage of market value will apply, ensuring the property always remains under this affordable scheme.  

The property which has recently been redecorated and re-carpeted throughout with GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, SEALED UNIT DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes, comprises: 

GROUND FLOOR  

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL With telephone intercom system and staircase leading to:-  

FIRST FLOOR  

PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL With entrance door, radiator, telephone intercom system, built in store cupboard and utility cupboard with plumbing for automatic washing machine, and space for dryer. 

SITTING / LIVING KITCHEN 17' 7" x 15' 11" max (5.36m x 4.85m) Incorporating attractive sitting and dining areas together with modern open plan fitted kitchen and comprising, television and telephone points, two radiators, two windows, central sealed unit double glazed French doors with Juliet balcony, fitted cupboards and drawers, laminated work surfaces, tiled splash backs, built in Neff oven and four ring Neff gas hob unit with stainless steel splash back and stainless steel Neff cooker hood, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer and attractive twin display alcoves with recessed ceiling spot lights.  

MASTER BEDROOM 13' 10" x 8' 3" (4.22m x 2.51m) Having French doors with a Juliet balcony, fitted blinds, and a radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 10' 5" x 8' 3" plus door recess (3.18m x 2.51m) Another double bedroom with a window enjoying a pleasant outlook over the communal grounds, fitted blind, and a radiator.  

BATHROOM 7' 5" x 7' (2.26m x 2.13m) Fitted with an attractive four piece white suite comprising; panelled bath with central mixer taps, low suite w.c, hand wash basin, shower stall, part tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan, and airing cupboard housing the Ideal gas central heating boiler.  

OUTSIDE  

COMMUNAL GROUNDS The property benefits from attractive and well maintained communal grounds. There is also a bin store and secure communal bike store available to use.  

PARKING There is one allocated parking space and a number of visitor spaces.  

COUNCIL TAX Leeds City Council Tax Band C. For further details on Leeds Council Tax Charges please contact them direct. 

TENURE We understand the tenure of the property is leasehold, held on a 200 year lease from 2007. There is a service charge of £78 for the property and an additional £14 per month for the open space. There is also a ground rent of £100 per annum.  

AFFORDABILITY CRITERIA The affordability criteria includes the following:-
- a purchaser is deemed in need of Affordable Housing,
- has a household income of less than £80,000
- does not own another property, or be on an existing mortgage
- and that preference is given to first time buyers and applicants with a local connection.
- The property must be the purchasers sole residence and not subject to a tenancy.
In addition, any purchaser will need to be approved by Hastoe and registered and assessed by their local Homebuy Agent (LHBA).  

DIRECTIONS From Dale Eddisons office in central Guiseley, proceed from the traffic lights along Otley Road, in the direction of White Cross. Proceed past the cricket and football grounds and then turn next left into Back Lane. After a short distance, turn left into Silver cross way and follow the road round to the right where Athens is located on the left hand side.  

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment with Dale Eddison's Guiseley office. 

WE ARE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturdays 9am - 4pm & Sundays 11am - 3pm 

GENERAL The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds. The measurements in these particulars are approximate and have been provided for guidance purposes only. The fixtures, fittings and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. The internal photographs used in these particulars are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item is included in the sale.  

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Money Laundering Regulations (Introduced June 2017). To enable us to comply with the expanded Money Laundering Regulations we are required to obtain identification from prospective buyers once a price and terms have been agreed on a purchase. Buyers are asked to please assist with this so that there is no delay in agreeing a sale.  

MORTGAGE ADVICE We are delighted to offer Whole of Market Mortgage advice through our relationship with Mortgage Advice Bureau. To make an appointment please ring 01943 465465 and we will arrange for our advisor to help you source the most suitable mortgage for your circumstances.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

The Initial consultation is free of charge and totally without obligation. There may be a fee for mortgage advice. The actual amount you pay will depend upon your circumstances. The fee is up to 1% but a typical fee is 0.3% of the amount borrowed.
 

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