Over 380 enquiries received for nine new homes in South Wimbledon
Only one apartment is now available after eight out of the nine apartments were reserved on the launch day at Thames Valley Housing’s new Merton Road development in South Wimbledon. Located in a leafy London suburb, just under 35 minutes from central London, these homes are available through Shared Ownership, the part buy; part rent government initiative, which aims to help people step onto the property ladder.
The development received over 380 enquiries from the Thames Valley Housing website and the launch which took place on 19th January was attended by 59 potential buyers.
Kush Rawal, Assistant Director (Sales & Marketing) at Thames Valley Housing comments: “We always expected there to be huge amount of interest in the properties at Merton Road due to their location and the lack of more affordable properties available in this part of south west London. We were astounded by the high level of enquiries we received both before the launch and the number of attendees on the open day. This reinforces that as a result of decreasing stock levels and increasing house prices in London, buyers are exploring alternative routes to get onto the property ladder and demand for shared ownership is not diminishing.”
Situated in south west London, Wimbledon is a popular place to live, the town centre offers everything needed for everyday life from shops, boutiques, cafés, pubs and restaurants. Nearby trendy Wimbledon Village and Wimbledon common also boasts smart boutiques, bars, galleries and gastro pubs.
Set within an attractive, contemporary, three-storey building, these brand new apartments provide plenty of light-filled living space, all finished to a high standard. Eight of the apartments will be dual aspect with a few of the units having a separate kitchen/dining area to the living room, which is unusual in new build properties.
Residents of these new homes will benefit from a shared garden, located to the rear of the property, as well as communal cycle storage. Five of the properties have allocated parking although there are Zip & City Car Clubs available in the area.
Each apartment benefits from gas central heating with energy efficient boilers as well as double glazing as standard. There are also photovoltaic panels which provide a renewable energy source to assist in the power of communal areas.
There are an extensive range of leisure and shopping facilities in the borough and Wimbledon Village is also located close by providing many bars, restaurants, cafes and boutiques. The nearest tube station to Merton Road is South Wimbledon which is a few minutes’ walk away. Mainline Wimbledon Station and underground is also less than a mile away. This provides connections to Guildford (1hr), Woking, Kingston, Richmond (22 mins) and Waterloo (17 mins).
For more information on Merton Road or other HomeBuy schemes, email sales[at]tvha.co.uk.