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Couple ditch London for beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside 4-bed home

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A pair who’ve swapped a two-bedroom residence in London for the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside have spoken concerning the “luxurious” of extra area of their new home.

Liam Hunt, 29, and Anusha Patel, 28, have been renting a two-bedroom residence in Orpington earlier than deciding to maneuver nearer to Anusha’s household in Leicester.

The Bellway Brampton Gate growth in Brampton, close to Huntingdon, was the final growth that the couple checked out in the course of the viewing course of.

They have been received over by the Radcliffe home fashion within the growth, main them to maneuver right into a four-bedroom home in July, doubling their bed room tally.

Liam has mentioned that the additional area and higher worth for cash away from London has been an actual win for him and Anusha.

He mentioned: “We’d been trying for a brand new home for some time and initially started our search in Watford however realised we may get a lot extra for our cash if we moved additional away from London, so we then determined to take a look at areas like St Neots and Huntingdon.

“When we considered the Radcliffe home kind we instantly fell in love with it.

“We didn’t initially suppose we’d be capable to afford a four-bedroom home however with the Help to Buy scheme and the stamp responsibility vacation it fell inside our finances.”

The newest model of Help to Buy permits first-time consumers to safe a new-build home with a 5 per cent deposit and a 75 per cent mortgage, with an fairness mortgage of as much as 20 per cent supplied for the remaining quantity.

Homes eligible for the scheme should now be below a value cap set for their area – within the East of England that is £407,400.

The Radcliffe home kind purchased by the couple includes a home workplace, lounge, an open-plan kitchen and eating area on the bottom flooring, with 4 bedrooms, an en suite bathe room to the primary bed room and household rest room upstairs, plus a backyard, storage and driveway parking.

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Liam mentioned: “The downstairs area offered us on this home. Having a examine was necessary to me as I now work from home and we have been considering we’d must convert a bed room – however this home comes with the examine as a separate room.

“It’s excellent for me as I really feel like I can shut the door after a day at work and maintain issues separate.

“We additionally love the lengthy lounge and having it as a separate area as a substitute of the open-plan dwelling space we have been used to in our flat.

“You don’t realise how a lot area you want till you might have it. It looks like an actual luxurious to have the ability to stretch our legs in our personal backyard.”

Liam works from home as a software program engineer whereas Anusha is an optometrist for a excessive avenue optician. They have discovered that their new home and life-style is far more cost-effective than their life in London.

The couple bought a four-bedroom house in the Brampton Gate development

The couple purchased a four-bedroom home within the Brampton Gate growth

Liam mentioned: “In the long term, proudly owning a home is far more cost-effective than renting, particularly in London. Comparing the price of our lease and our mortgage, we’re getting two further rooms and far more area for an identical value.

“You’re additionally not paying another person’s mortgage and in London, it’s very straightforward to get right into a renting rut and battle to save lots of to get out of that cycle.

“Luckily we have been capable of save and shifting away from London has given us much more area for our cash.”

Liam and Anusha are usually not alone in trying away from the capital. An August 2020 survey from London Assembly Housing Committee discovered {that a} third of Londoners (33 per cent) wished to maneuver to a brand new home.

Of people who wished to maneuver, 46 per cent wished the home to be out of London.

Additionally, personal out of doors area, be it a backyard or balcony, and the proximity of parks was additionally discovered to be necessary elements for these dwelling within the capital, particularly on account of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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