First time buyers are being priced out of Central London and the flashier suburbs of the capital. The solution is really simple. Firstly, ask yourself this question – do you really need to live near Central London anyway? Yes it may be near to work and closer to the ‘action’. But it is noisier, more polluted, more chaotic and, perhaps most noticeably, far less affordable. So where to look? There are plenty of lovely towns a short commute to London that fit the bill for first time buyers. Here we are going to take a look at first time buyer homes for sale in Epsom.
Epsom is synonymous with horse racing and the Derby. This alone gives a good idea of one of the most appealing aspects of the town – space. There is plenty of wide open space in Epsom – rolling fields, parks and woodlands. If space is what you crave after a busy, hectic day in the city then looking for first time buyer homes for sale in Epsom could be the answer.
Epsom is less than a 40 minute commute into Central London. A very doable journey with a good book and some good music on board. It is also a market town, so has a laid back, countrified feel that provides you with a good work/life balance. There are lovely old pubs, restaurants and shops dotted around the town and there are regular markets to enjoy too. With more commercial businesses being drawn to the area and low crime rates, the town has an all round appeal. So what kind of first time buyer homes for sale in Epsom are there on the market?
Here at Inspired Homes we have 12 first time buyer homes for sale in Epsom at our new development, Rutland House. This new build block is close to the South Downs and even closer to Roseberry Park, a lovely open space near the centre of town. There is a real buzz about the area close to Rutland House, with the famous Laine Theatre, University of Creative Arts and Epsom Playhouse just a short walk away. These attractions, coupled with the bars, pubs and restaurants, make this new build development a very attractive place to live. Who needs London?!
So what will anyone looking for first time buyer homes for sale in Epsom find at Rutland House. Let’s take a look at Flat 7, a two bedroom 444sq/ft ground floor apartment on the market for £364,950. This is a fine example of first time buyer homes for sale in Epsom. Specifications include hardwood flooring in the living areas, granite kitchen worktops and Bosch kitchen appliances. There is contemporary tiling in the kitchen and bathrooms, low energy lighting and energy efficient gas central heating.
The appeal of Rutland House for those looking for first time buyer homes for sale in Epsom is that the apartments are available with the Help to Buy Scheme. If you are struggling to get on the property ladder, this scheme is well worth considering. Find out more about it here.
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