With the recent stamp duty holiday removing the stamp duty tax on all properties below the £500,000 mark, now is absolutely the best time to be buying a home of that value that will suit you down to the ground.
At Berkeley Group, we feature a host of different properties catered to all kinds of customers and markets. We include in our collection a number of houses and apartments in excellent developments across the south of England that come in at a price below £500,000.
These properties all benefit from the Berkeley Difference, prioritising superb quality builds using only the best materials available. Elegantly designed, with all the modern amenities you'd expect from the modern home, these apartments are energy-efficient, often surrounded by beautiful countryside, and well-located for easy commutes to London and beyond.
To give you an idea of what we have to offer in our collection for less than £500,000 that will come under the stamp duty holiday, we've collected some of our favourite listings in this useful blog.
Set in the idyllic village of Rudgwick, on the border between Sussex and Surrey, the Barleycroft development provides cosmopolitan charm in a timeless green landscape. Barleycroft features a number of properties, with several 2 and 3 bed homes that come under the £500,000* price point. For that money, you'll get a well-appointed property that forms part of a friendly community in an enchanting corner of England. As for commuting potential for professionals, Rudgwick benefits from excellent transport links to nearby commuter towns that include Dorking and Guilford, ideal for working life in London.
With spectacular views across peaceful freshwater lakes, Holborough Lakes in sunny Kent is one of our favourite developments. Surrounded by wonderful green space that stretches from building to building, these properties are the ideal homes to escape the bustling, heady life of inner-city living and to relax in the fantastic British countryside. With a choice of 2 to 4 bedroom houses and apartments, priced at £275,000 to £400,000*, there's a lot to love at Holborough Lakes for retirees, professionals, couples and families alike.
With an excellent location, poised just a small distance from the centre of Royal Worcester, The Waterside is one of our most competitively priced developments, hosting spacious and sophisticated 1 and 2 bedroom apartments that are built to luxury specifications. Its historic location and its enviable position on the doorstep of the rolling Malvern Hills make this a popular development for many that offers a range of attractive features for many first time buyers as well as new home movers. Priced from just £197,000*, speak to our sales team at this development for more availability.
Buckinghamshire's picturesque villages, pretty rural scenery and close connections with the capital have long made it a popular place to live in the south of England. Our Taplow Riverside development in Taplow is surrounded by everything that's great about this part of the country, with modern apartments set on the verdant banks of the River Thames and Jubilee River, from £499,950*. With excellent dining venues on site, riverside walks and picnic spots galore, there are few better developments to enjoy for those raising families or modern professionals making the short commute to London using nearby Crossrail links. With so much going for it, Taplow Riverside is an apartment complex to keep an eye on.
Exceptionally located at the heart of a beautiful country park, our Woodhurst Park development offers country living at its finest. With landscaped parkland offering a return to nature, Woodhurst Park's collection of outstanding houses and apartments are the ideal solution for commuters, with the nearby Berkshire town of Warfield offering useful connections to major transport links, taking you to Waterloo in London in just 65 minutes. As for families, what better place to be able to raise children than in the great outdoors of Woodhurst Park's landscaped surroundings? With 1-3 bedroom properties available for under £500,000*, this development is one of our finest.
If you're looking to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday with a home purchase of less than £500,000, we can help. Learn more about the steps involved in buying a home with us in our buying process guide, and discover the properties that are ready to move into now.
*Prices correct at time of publishing and are subject to change.