**FIRSTBUY** The Price shown above is the First Buy Price. The three bedroom Clarendon perfectly combines luxury and practicality in a property that will appeal to first time buyers and young families alike. Boasting three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the Clarendon presents superb value for money, practicality and modern features.
The landscaped front garden and walkway make for an attractive entrance to the property, only enhanced by the entrance hall. The kitchen features a choice of modern fittings giving a contemporary feel. This is continued in the living room with double French doors opening on to the rear garden, perfect for kids play and entertaining in the summer.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms, with the smallest being an ideal choice for a child’s bedroom or even to be used as an office. The second bedroom will suit a double bed. The highlight of this property however is the master bedroom which benefits from the luxury of its own en-suite bathroom. A family bathroom completes this property.
Located to the south west of Consett, The Croft is helping to transform the area, with the introduction of new housing for sale, rent and shared ownership. Consett is a town of 27,000 people, high on the edge of the Pennines in north-west Durham.
The town is perched on the steep eastern bank of the River Derwent and owes its origins to industrial development arising from lead mining in the area, together with the development of the steel industry in the Derwent Valley.
Consett Town Centre is nearby the development and offers a number of high street stores including super drug and boots
Durham City Centre is approximately 13 miles away
Gateshead is around 13.5 miles from the development
Newcastle is just over 15 miles away
Council Tax Band: B estimated cost per year is £1160.32. This is subject to change each year.
ABOUT THE DEVELOPMENT
Education There are a number of primary schools in the area, including Castleside Primary School, Consett Infant School and Nursery Unit, Consett Junior School and Delves Lane Primary School to name just a few
Secondary Schools and colleges in the locality include Consett Community Sports College, Moorside Comprehensive School, Derwentside College and St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College
Leisure Causey Arch – the world’s oldest surviving railway bridge, it offers woodland walks and access to Tanfield Railway
Beamish, The North Of England Open Air Museum
Blackhill and Consett Park
Derwent Valley Country Park – 12.5 mile walk and cycleways along a former railway line in the Derwent Valley
Diggerland at Langley Park – a unique adventure park where visitors can experience the thrills of driving real JCB equipment
The Durham Dales to the West of Consett
Tanfield Railway, visit www.tanfield-railway.co.uk
The Empire Theatre located on front street in Consett
Consett hosts a variety of local pubs and restaurants, including The Hobson Inn, The Pavillion (Cantonese Restaurant), Knitsley Mill and The Stables (Beamish)
Shopping The shopping facilities of Consett town centre are nearby, including a bank, chemist, post office and supermarket.
Stanley, Chester - le - Street and Lanchester - recognised as one of County Durham’s prettiest villages - are only a short drive away.
Leisure pursuits including a cinema and the regions open air museum - Beamish, are nearby as well as an array of local pubs, restaurants and night clubs.
For those that enjoy golf there are a variety of golf clubs in the area, including Consett and District Golf Club, Hobson Municipal Golf Club and South Moor Golf Club, to name just a few.
Consett also benefits from a Tesco express, Aldi, Morrisons and Lidl food stores.
Transport The Croft’s location means that it has easy access to the North East’s major routeways, including the A691 to Durham and the A692 linking to Tyneside.
Just two miles from Consett on the A692 Consett Road the development is only a short drive from the historic city of Durham with its wealth of bars, restaurants and leisure facilities.
A regular bus service to Consett town centre - which offers linking services to Durham, Gateshead, Sunderland and Newcastle - makes commuting within the region easy.
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Help to Buy Available:
The Government Help to Buy* scheme make buying your first home as easy as 1,2,3! Here’s how it works:
New build only
You need a deposit of 5%
What’s great about this scheme is it expands the existing First-Buy scheme and is now available to all, not just first-time buyers!
You can qualify for up to a 20% interest-free* government loan
You only need a 75% mortgage
Help to buy will be available to use from 1 April 2013. It will run for 3 years
Call Keepmoat on 01207297163 for further details.
*Terms & conditions apply.
NewBuy is the Government backed ‘mortgage indemnity’ scheme that aims to help people with smaller deposits buy a new build home. It was launched in March last year.
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