Shared ownership is another way to buy your own home. You buy a percentage, and pay rent on the rest. The housing association owns part of it — but you’re living there, you decorate it, and you decide when to sell.
Buying a percentage means a smaller deposit and smaller mortgage. It’s a sooner first step on the ladder for lots of people. Usually, you can also carry on buying shares, to own it 100%.
Braunston House (Ref: 1006)
A modern, bright and contemporary one bedroom with canal side setting is now available for resale. Located beside the Grand Union Canal in Alperton, this apartment has been built to the highest standards of contemporary design, convenience and comfort. The apartment benefits from a superior specification including custom designed fitted kitchens with quality appliances and composite stone worktops. Boutique hotel style bathrooms are fitted with Villeroy & Boch.
Every Londoner deserves their outdoor space and this apartment situated on the 8th floor has a fabulous balcony to enjoy far reaching views across London. This development also has extensive communal gardens. There are no fewer than eight distinct garden areas, which include space for leisure, activity, tranquillity and relaxation. There is an innovative sensory garden where the plants will be selected for their scent as well as beauty. One garden gives direct access to the Grand Union Canal.
The accommodation (max internal dims) is set out as follows:
· Lobby, lounge/kitchenette (8.0m x 3.8m approx.),
· Bathroom/wc (2.2m x 1.9m approx.),
· Bedroom (4.4m x 3.2m approx.).
· Private balcony accessed from the lounge/kitchenette.
Local area information
This one double bedroom apartment has good transport links and is within walking distance of Alperton underground station (Piccadilly line - 3 mins walk approx.) and Hanger Lane station (Central line - 10 mins walk approx.) There are numerous bus routes that serve the area and access to the A40 is convenient. This is apartment also comes with one off road car parking space.
The apartment is situated in a prime location with excellent shopping facilities in Ealing Broadway which has a covered shopping centre, large Marks and Spencer and many other shops, plus a cinema. Along Pitshanger Lane there is a village-like cluster of independent shops, cafés and bistros