The Drive at Mount Oswald

South Road, Durham, DURHAM, DH1 3TG

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Take your virtual tour of The Drive at Mount Oswald here

These 3 bedroom luxury homes are situated less than 2 miles from Durham city centre.

The ideal location for your dream family home. Picturesque woodland, nature trails and views of open space give your new home that desirable rural feel, whilst remaining within walking distance of the city. Offering you the best of both worlds.

Join a community of homeowners with outstanding schools and a top university nearby. Or, if it's a convenient commute to work you're looking for, there are great transport links in close proximity, including Park and Ride and the A1 (M).

A selection of our homes are available to view in detail online. Click here to find your new David Wilson Home.

Explore upcoming changes to Help to Buy Find out what’s changing in England from 1 April 2021. Find out more

 

  • Help to Buy available - just a 5% deposit needed
  • Walking distance to Durham University
  • Durham Park and Ride bus stop on your doorstep
  • Fibre broadband available, providing faster & more reliable internet (Subject to service provider)
  • Close to Durham High and Durham school
  • 5 star Home-builder for 11 years running
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Events and offers

5% deposit scheme for NHS employees 

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Our new NHS 5% Deposit Scheme is our way of saying a heartfelt thank you to all NHS employees, we’re offering all NHS employees a 5% deposit contribution (up to £15,000) towards their dream David Wilson home.

Book your personalised 1-2-1 appointment with us today.

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1. Part Exchange is only available on selected plots and developments in England or Wales and is subject to our standard terms and conditions. Part Exchange will only be available where the existing property being traded in is no more than 70% of the selling price of the plot you are considering purchasing, up to a maximum value of £300,000.

2. All properties shall need to be considered for Part Exchange to establish their method of construction or unusual characteristics. David Wilson Homes are under no obligation to make an offer.

3. Any offer made to purchase your existing property will be at fair value and will be based on a presumed sale of within 8 to 10 weeks. Our offer will be subject to a RICS survey and an independent valuation.

4. To be considered for Part Exchange you will need to have completed the Part Exchange application form in full, a Reservation Agreement and have paid your Reservation Deposit.

5. You will need to provide access to our appointed estate agents, Part Exchange Manager or our representative within 3 working days for the purposes of valuations and inspection of your existing property.

6. Following valuation and inspection of your existing property we will make you a verbal offer. Your acceptance will be required within 2 working days and any written offer must be returned within 2 working days of receipt. Upon acceptance your Reservation Agreement will be processed. If you do not accept our offer, your application for Part Exchange and your reservation on the new property will be cancelled.

7. Note any offer made to you by us under the Part Exchange scheme is subject to any necessary further enquires or reports.

8. You will need to ensure your solicitor is instructed to proceed on your behalf upon acceptance of our offer and to meet our 28 day exchange requirement.

9. You agree to cancel any existing arrangements with any agents and any agents’ fees or commissions and VAT that may have been incurred by you prior to our agreement will remain your responsibility. David Wilson Homes will not accept liability towards any such costs or charges.

10. Both your purchase of the new home and our Part Exchange agreement are subject to contract until the exchange has taken place on both transactions.

11. We will market your exiting property prior to your move into a new David Wilson home. You agree to allow reasonable access to your existing property to facilitate the resale (subject to agreed appointments) and to the erection of a “for sale” sign.

12. Any estate agents appointed by ourselves to market your existing property will be acting on our behalf and should the complete transaction proceed to mutual legal completion any fees and commissions for the appointed agents will be met by David Wilson Homes. Should either party withdraw from the transaction but you continue to sell your existing property to any individual introduced by our appointed agents during the period of our instructions, and any such sale proceed to a legal completion, you would be responsible for the agents’ commission and VAT.

13. Certain items are deemed fixtures and fittings within your existing property and must remain within the property and are included in our offer. Such items will be set out within the Property Inspection Form.

Our estate agent or Part Exchange Manager will discuss these with you and they must be identified on the Property Inspection Form, which in turn will form part of our legal agreement. If there are specific items you wish to remove these must be identified with our estate agent or Part Exchange Manager and duly documented. This may necessitate your replacing any items removed or carrying out reinstatement of walls, ceilings or floors to an acceptable standard, including the filling of any holes and repainting. Items in the garden including plants, shed and water features are also deemed fixtures and fittings and must remain unless otherwise agreed in writing.

14. A Corgi or Gas safe service certificate will be required on all gas equipment and an electrical testing certificate will be required on all electric equipment within your existing property prior to exchange of contracts to certify they are safe and in a full working condition. You will also be required to provide an Energy Performance Certificate.

15. Any prepaid service meters must be replaced with standard credit meters prior to legal completion.

16. Your existing property must continue to be maintained internally and externally to an acceptable standard until legal completion and on legal completion must be left clean and tidy including the garden, loft and any outbuildings with only the agreed items remaining.

17. On the day of legal completion you will not receive the keys to your new home until completion has taken place on your existing property and only then when it is confirmed that you have left the keys as set out in the Property Inspection Form with our appointed estate agent or ourselves, along with any alarm codes. You will be notified prior to legal completion where these keys are to be left. Any keys not provided may necessitate a locksmith being instructed on our behalf to replace locks and supply keys, the cost of which would be recovered from you.

18. You will be responsible for all service company invoices up to and including the day of legal completion. Please ensure you have had all your meters read in order that the final bills can be forwarded on to you for settlement. We will not accept any bills or invoices for periods of consumption prior to completion date.

19. Full vacant possession of your existing home will be required upon legal completion.

 

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This three bedroom, family home is available from £309,995 and is ready to move into when you are:

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Site and location

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About the area

A fantastic location

The Drive at Mount Oswald offers an exclusive address, just minutes from the A167, A1(M) and the captivating city of Durham.

The cobbled streets of Durham offer a number of boutique shops, restaurants, and bars. 

There are two UNESCO World heritage sites; Durham Cathedral and the 11th Century Castle.

Slightly further afield you will find Newcastle City Centre. Perfect for shopping and offers a wide selection of restaurants and bars 

With Durham train station on your doorstep, you could travel anywhere across the mainline.

Essentials on your doorstep

The Drive at Mount Oswald is ideally located just a short drive from Durham city centre. If you don’t fancy driving, the Park and Ride is just opposite the entrance to the site. This runs every 10 minutes directly into the city centre. Within a few miles of the development you'll also find:

- Handy Sainbury's and Tesco Local

- High street and boutique stores

- Chemist, locals GP surgery and dentist

Superior design

At The Drive at Mount Oswald we will be building a range of stylish homes which combine the character and charm of a traditional home with all of the modern efficiencies that you would expect from a David Wilson home. 

Disclaimers

Please note that all images are for illustrative purposes only. Final elevations of the property purchased may differ from those shown. Images include optional upgrades at additional cost. Please see our Image Disclaimer for further details.

Super fast broadband is available on selected plots only. Broadband speeds may vary, which may be affected by various factors including distance from the exchange, time of day and internal home wiring. Actual installation time will be dependent on the broadband provider.

Square footage is the total internal floor area of the home, measured from the internal face of blockwork, excluding the garage (if applicable) and any area with less than 1.5m clear headroom under sloping ceilings. The area taken by stairs is included in both floors that the flight serves.

Gross annual projected rental yield figures are based on the projected yields of at least two independent valuations supplied. Figures do not represent guaranteed rental return and are based on the property being continually rented.

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Following withdrawal or termination of any offer, we reserve the right to extend, reintroduce or amend any such offer as we see fit at any time.