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Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Purpose Built Apartment
  • Open Plan Living
  • One Bedroom
  • Allocated Parking Space
  • Shared Ownership 25% to 75%
  • Energy Rating B

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A recently constructed, purpose built apartment on the top floor of Hubert Doxey House, one of seven in this energy efficient building just a short walk from the centre of Wirksworth. With an open plan living area, a double bedroom and a stylish bathroom, together with an allocated parking space, the apartment has green views and is an ideal step onto the property ladder. The apartment is available to purchase on a shared ownership basis - please see below for more details.

The Location

The apartment is within a short walk of Wirksworth's historic town centre, with a good range of shops, cafes and restaurants, together with great schools, sporting facilities and a medical centre. Nearby towns such as Ashbourne and Matlock offer further facilities, and the bustling small city of Derby is just half an hour away by car. There is a railway station at Cromford, less than ten minutes drive away, and the heritage Ecclesbourne Valley Railway runs nearby. Wirksworth is set in the rolling green Derbyshire Dales, and is close to the Peak District National Park as well as Carsington Water which offers watersports and wildlife watching.

Hubert Doxey House

This brand new building has been constructed to high energy efficiency standards, and has just seven apartments set around a wide central staircase over three floors, with a lift to all floors. All apartments have an entry phone system and an allocated parking space.

The Apartment

The apartment is accessed via a private fire door with peep hole and security chain, which opens into the


With wall mounted entryphone, four-panel doors off to all rooms, and a hatch to the roof space. Off the hall is a


A full height closet for coats and general storage.

Open Plan Living/Kitchen (4.49m x 3.90m)

A bright room looking out onto mature trees and pleasant views. The kitchen area is fitted with cream units with white quartz worktops, and has an integrated single electric oven, gas hob and extractor hood. There is a deep one and a half bowl sink, and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The gas boiler, which provides central heating and hot water, is tucked away in a wall cupboard, and has a separate controller.

Bedroom (4.02m x 2.97m max)

A double bedroom, looking onto mature trees.

Bathroom (2.13m x 1.88m)

Part tiled with Porcelanosa ceramic tiles, the bathroom has an obscure glazed window and recessed LED spotlights. The white suite has a thermostatic mixer shower over the bath and a glass shower screen. There is a generously tall chrome ladder style heated towel rail, and an electric shaver point.


To the rear of the property is an allocated parking space. There is also a bin storage area, and a bike parking area with bike rack. There are individual private mailboxes to the rear of the property.

Energy Saving

The apartments have been built to a high standard of energy efficiency. Energy saving features include:
Well insulated cavity walls.
High efficiency gas combi boiler.
Thermostatic radiator valves.
Low E double glazing.
A rated integrated appliances.
Aquablade high tech toilet flush.
Premium LED low energy downlights.

Property Notes

Blinds will be included with this apartment. There is an entry phone system, and sockets are provided for satellite and terrestrial TV and landline phone/internet. We are informed that fast broadband is available at this location, as is 4G mobile signal. Subletting is not permitted.

How To Buy

These apartments may be purchased on a shared ownership basis, with an initial share of anywhere between 25% and 75%, which can be increased at a later date. You pay rent on the remaining portion. The apartments are leasehold, with a lease length of 125 years.

You are eligible to purchase if:
You have a deposit (at least 5% of the share value).
This will be your principle and only home.
You have passed a he Affordability calculator, demonstrating you are financially able to purchase the share value and support the monthly costs.
You have registered with a Help to Buy agent - see for more information.
Once you are approved there is an up front £500 reservation fee to pay; this goes towards the purchase price.

25% Ownership

Example 1: Purchase 25% of the property and rent the other 75%. You may increase your share at a later date.
Purchase Price £33,750
Rent £223.35 Per month

Share Between 25% And 75%

Please contact us for figures.

Rent, Service Charges & Insurance

Rent is payable on the share owned by the housing association at £223.35/month. This will increase every April by rpi plus 0.5%
The access road will be adopted by the local authority.
The property is leasehold - lease term 124 years, zero ground rent.
Block service charge £413.57 (25 April 2019 - 31 October 2019)
Estate Account Service Charge £61.80 (25 April 2019 - 31 October 2019)
Insurance period 25/04/2019 to 28/10/2019: £31.81

Council Tax

The Council Tax Band is yet to be set by Derbyshire Dales District Council.


From the centre of Wirksworth, head north on Harrison Drive (B5023) towards Cromford. After half a mile, the property can be found on the right, shortly after the turn-off for Spring Close. The post code is DE4 4JD.


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Cromford 1.9 miles
  • Matlock Bath 2.3 miles
  • Wirksworth Infant School 0.3 miles
  • Wirksworth CofE Infant School 0.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Cromford 1.9 miles
  • Matlock Bath 2.3 miles
  • Wirksworth Infant School 0.3 miles
  • Wirksworth CofE Infant School 0.4 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in DE4:

  • £242,573
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  • £7,001
  • (2.972%)
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1st Sep 2019 £33,750 First listed

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