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Secure the ‘Holton’ at Billington Grove with Help to Buy

11th April 2013 Print
The Holton housetype at Billington Grove development

Home-hunters looking for the perfect family-size home can take advantage of an incredible opportunity to snap up a spacious townhouse for less at Taylor Wimpey’s Billington Grove development in Leighton Buzzard.

The new Government Help to Buy shared equity scheme is available now at this sought-after development, enabling first-time buyers and existing homeowners to purchase their new home at Billington Grove for 80% of its full price, including a 5% deposit.

This means the stunning four-bedroom ‘Holton’ townhouse, for example, can be secured under Help to Buy for an 80% shared equity price of just £188,000 (full price £235,000) including a 5% deposit as low as £11,750.

Would-be buyers will be able to find out all the benefits of this fantastic scheme by attending a Help to Buy Information Weekend at Billington Grove on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April from 10am to 5pm.

Steve Rolt, Regional Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey, says: “Help to Buy is the perfect solution for would-be buyers who are struggling to step on or up the property ladder.

“This superb scheme makes it possible to secure a family-size home for less at Billington Grove and then enjoy the benefits of lower monthly mortgage repayments, leaving the homeowner free to enjoy the benefits of life in this wonderful location.”

The ‘Holton’ townhouse features a light and airy kitchen/dining/family room and a guest cloakroom off the entrance hallway.

Upstairs, the first-floor landing leads to a spacious lounge with Juliet balcony, a well-proportioned bedroom that could alternatively be used as a home office, and a main bathroom, while an en-suite master bedroom and two further bedrooms are located on the top floor. The property also benefits from an integral garage and additional parking outside.

Alternatively, one and two-bedroom maisonettes are available at Billington Grove from as little as £120,000, while five-bedroom houses are priced from £340,000.

All homes at Billington Grove are completed to a high standard specification, including energy efficient central heating, double glazing and a fitted kitchen with integrated oven, hob and hood.

The Help to Buy shared equity scheme involves a Government loan of 20% and is available on new-build properties up to the value of £600,000. There is no salary cap for purchasers using the scheme.

The NewBuy initiative, meanwhile, gives credit-worthy purchasers in a variety of circumstances the chance to access their ideal home at Billington Grove with a 95% mortgage.

Billington Grove lies on the edge of the picturesque Bedfordshire countryside, yet just over a mile from Leighton Buzzard town centre and within easy reach of excellent commuter routes.

Leighton Buzzard boasts an appealing variety of independent stores, boutiques, coffee shops, pubs, restaurants and bars alongside a wide range of high street retailers and supermarkets, while open-air markets including a popular farmers’ market are hosted regularly in the town.

The town also offers a selection of baby and toddler groups, nurseries and schools for children of all ages, while Billington Grove is also ideally placed for the region’s excellent transport links, with the A5 and M1 close by and regular rail services operating from Leighton Buzzard station to London Euston in 45 minutes, as well as to Milton Keynes, Northampton and Birmingham.

To find out more about securing their new home for less at Billington Grove, property-seekers can attend the Help to Buy Information Weekend on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April from 10am to 5pm.

The Sales Centre, located at 21 Kestrel Way, off Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard, is open daily from 10am to 5pm (Mondays 1.30pm to 5pm). Alternatively, log on to

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The Holton housetype at Billington Grove development