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Get Help to Buy the 'Alton' with stamp duty paid at Harbour Edge, Portishead

23rd March 2017 Print
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There’s a perfect opportunity for Somerset home-hunters to get a helping hand on or up the property ladder at Harbour Edge, Taylor Wimpey’s popular development in Portishead.

That’s because the Help to Buy scheme is available to help make purchasing, Plot 44 – The Alton, from this sought-after collection even easier.

Under Help to Buy, eligible first-time buyers and those with a property to sell can access a Government loan for 20% of their new home’s full price – so they only require a 75% loan-to-value mortgage and a deposit as low as 5%.

What’s more, Taylor Wimpey is currently offering to pay the stamp duty costs for those reserving selected properties at Harbour Edge – so prospective purchasers hoping to make this stunning development their home are being advised to get in touch without delay.

Danielle Heard, Acting Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey Bristol, says: “Help to Buy is the ideal solution for
first-time buyers and home-owners alike and makes it possible to secure a home here at Harbour Edge with just a 5% deposit.

“With a 75% loan-to-value mortgage, purchasers can then take advantage of a wider range of more competitive mortgage deals and enjoy the benefits of lower monthly mortgage repayments as well as life in this wonderful location!”

With generous living accommodation and three bedrooms set across two-and-a-half storeys, Plot 44 – The Alton is priced at £395,000. The property features a contemporary kitchen/dining room and a spacious living room with double doors opening to the private rear garden, plus a guest cloakroom, while the first-floor landing leads to two bedrooms and a bathroom. A luxurious en-suite master bedroom, meanwhile, occupies the top floor. Outside, the property benefits from a garage and allocated parking.

Help to Buy is available on new-build properties up to the value of £600,000 and there is no salary cap for customers who take advantage of the scheme.

The new homes at Harbour Edge enjoy a convenient location near to Portishead’s Quay Marina, which is just 10 miles from the bustling city of Bristol.

Portishead offers a range of amenities including independent boutiques, high street shops and a Waitrose supermarket, as well as several restaurants, cafes and bars that boast picturesque views overlooking the port.

Families will appreciate the fantastic choice of well-regarded primary schools within walking distance, while the nearby Gordano School for secondary-age pupils is rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. For commuters, the M5 provides easy access to the rest of the South West, while Avonmouth railway station is just a short drive away for regular services to Bristol, Cardiff and London Paddington.

To find out more about the homes on offer at Harbour Edge, property-seekers should visit the Sales and Information Centre, located in Paper Mill Gardens, off Harbour Road, Portishead, BS20 7DJ, and open Thursday to Monday from 11am to 5.30pm. Alternatively, visit

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