A spacious and modern new home close to the delights of countryside, coast and all local amenities, are the perfect mix - according to Laura Beswarick and Chris Nickson.
The family recently moved into their new four bedroom house at David Wilson Homesâ€™ Windmill View in Clanfield - and they couldnâ€™t be happier.
â€œWeâ€™re both from Hampshire - but were renting a three bedroom cottage in a pretty village close to Bishopâ€™s Waltham,â€ said Laura. â€œIt was a fantastic location but Chris had a hefty commute to work at Gatwick.
â€œWe wanted to move but kind of got stuck in a rut because we loved the standard of home we were renting and knew weâ€™d need to save a huge deposit if we wanted to buy anything similar. Then we spoke to David Wilson Homes at Windmill View.â€
Built against the backdrop of the beautiful South Downs National Park, the development offers an impressive selection of four and five bedroom homes - all available under the Government-funded Help to Buy scheme.
Under Help to Buy, people can own their new home with just a 5 percent deposit and a 20 percent equity loan. It is available on all new-builds in England under Â£600,000 for first time buyers and those moving up the property ladder.
â€œUsing the scheme meant we could own our new four bedroom Holden home without having to save for a long time,â€ added Laura. â€œIt is a wonderful place to bring up our family. Everything is pristine and squeaky clean, and the surrounding area is fantastic too - with shops, doctors and schools close by. We can even see the South Downs from our window and the seaside is just down the road.â€
Ideally located close to the village centre, Windmill View is a short distance from Petersfield and Waterlooville, with easy access to the A3 and excellent links to London. It is the perfect rural retreat for commuters looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
â€œChrisâ€™ commute to Gatwick is now so much easier - and we love popping into nearby Petersfield for the market there,â€ said Laura. â€œItâ€™s just a fantastic place to live. We canâ€™t thank the David Wilson Homes team enough for everything theyâ€™ve done, from sales to aftercare, the service weâ€™ve had has been great.â€
David Wilson Homes sales director Michelle Storer is keen to point out the advantages of Help to Buy for anyone keen to move from a rented home into their own property: â€œThis is an excellent example of how this scheme works so well for those who have become accustomed to a certain standard of home but feel itâ€™s impossible to buy anything similar because of the sheer size of deposit required.
â€œHelp to Buy has certainly worked well for Laura and Chris - and I wish them many happy years in their new home at Windmill View.â€
Information about the homes at Windmill View is available from David Wilson Homes on 0844 5710 385, or visit www.dwh.co.uk.