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%.
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Carpathia Drive, 2 bed homes
The property comprises of a bright secure communal entrance with phone entry system, open plan living/dining room area, modern fitted kitchen with inbuilt oven & hob, two large double bedrooms with built in wardrobe, family bathroom with shower over bath, large storage cupboard in hallway and double glazing throughout. The property also benefits from access to a well-maintained communal garden & an allocated off street parking space.
Length of Lease:
Approx 84 Years
Council Tax Band:
Southampton City Council Tax Band - A
Gross Internal Area:
68 Square Metres
Local area information
• Within close proximity to Southampton City Centre and the Ocean Village development which offer a wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment and other amenities.
• Within walking distance to cinema, supermarket, schools, GP, Dental surgery and access to local bus routes.
• Southampton Central Train Station is located 1.1 miles from the property and offers direct services to; London Waterloo, Brighton, Manchester, Bournemouth and Cardiff.
• The M27 is easily accessible providing direct route to London and other major cities.