City Heights

Somerset Avenue, Leicester, LEICESTER, Leicestershire, LE4 0JY

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Huge Savings

STAMP DUTY CHANGES

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The new announcement means that when you buy a home up to the value of £500,000 you no longer have to pay Stamp Duty fees; meaning you could save up to £15,000. 

Book an appointment with a Sales Adviser to find out how much you could save.

BOOK APPOINTMENT TODAY

Now has never been a better time to buy with no Stamp Duty to pay on homes up to £500,000. 

We’re open strictly by appointment only - book your personalised 1-2-1 appointment today. All customers are required to wear a face covering when visiting our Sales Office and Show Homes, so please bring one with you when visiting us. We look forward to seeing you soon.

City Heights is a hugely popular development of 2, 3, 4 and 6 bedroom homes, located close to Leicester city centre.

 

Ideal for first time buyers, investors and families alike, you will benefit from excellent transport links, a number of schools and great amenities within walking distance of your new home, including Abbey Park and the Golden Mile.

A selection of our homes are available to view online with our virtual tours. Click here to find your new Barratt Home.
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  • 5 homes sold in 4 weeks with appointments booking fast!
  • Now is a great time to buy in Leicester with house prices up 3.1%^
  • Five star homebuilder for 11 years in a row
  • Multi award winning Site Manager
  • 5% deposit paid for NHS workers worth up to £15,000
  • Fantastic city centre location
  • Excellent public transport links
  • Short walk from Abbey Park with boating lake, play area, sensory garden and more
  • Choice of schools for children of all ages
  • Highcross Leicester is only a 6 minute drive
  • Supermarkets within walking distance
  • All 3 Leicester hospitals are within a 20 a minute drive
Images include optional upgrades at additional cost

Our Sales Office opening hours are... Monday 12.30pm - 5.30pm, Thursday - Sunday 10.00am - 5.30pm

Events and offers

Home in the spotlight

Waltham

The Waltham | 2 bedroom home

- Modern and stylish kitchen 
- Spacious lounge/dining room with French doors onto the garden
- Sizable double bedroom bedroom and an airy single bedroom - great space for working from home
- Driveway parking 

Quality award winning homebuilder

Barratt Homes

With over 90% of surveyed customers who completed the survey saying they would recommend us, we* are the only major national builder to be awarded the 5 Star accolade for eleven years running.

Terms & Conditions

*We are the only major national housebuilder to be awarded this key industry award 11 years in a row.  “We” refers to the Barratt Developments PLC group brands including Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes. Based on HBF star rating scheme from 2010 to 2020 derived from the NHBC national new homes survey at eight weeks (https://www.hbf.co.uk/policy/policy-and-wider-work-program/customer-satisfaction-survey/#tab-downloads) over 90% of Barratt Developments PLC group customer would recommend our brands to a friend.  Barratt Development brands include Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes. 

Help to Buy available

Help to Buy - Backed by HM Government

With Help to Buy, you could buy a brand-new home sooner than you think.

  • You only need a 5% deposit.
  • The Government lends you up to 20% of the value of the property.
  • The loan is interest-free for 5 years, making your dream home more affordable.
  • You then need to secure a 75% mortgage.

5% deposit scheme for NHS workers

Image of the The Big Barratt NHS Thank You Logo with a rainbow in the middle of the text.

To say a big ‘thank you’ to all our brilliant NHS workers we’ve launched our NHS 5% Deposit Scheme offering all NHS workers a 5% deposit contribution (up to £15,000) towards a new Barratt home.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions NHS Thank You Scheme

1. This offer is available to all NHS personnel carrying an NHS staff identity badge who purchase a new David Wilson Homes/Barratt Homes/Barratt London property in England, Wales or Scotland.
2. NHS personnel are entitled to receive a 5% deposit contribution towards the overall purchase price of the property, up to a maximum contribution of £15,000.
3. Eligible purchasers must declare their intention to claim the deposit contribution at the time of reserving a property and before any other offer is applied.
4. Satisfactory evidence of eligibility for this offer must be provided.
5. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other selected offers. Please speak with one of our Sales Advisors for further details.
6. This offer is available on residential properties to eligible purchasers buying the property with cash or with the aid of a mortgage (eligible purchasers must meet their lender’s mortgage eligibility criteria however) and does not exclude eligible purchasers from qualifying for Help to Buy.
7. This offer is not available on Buy to Let properties.
8. Offer is valid until 31st December 2020.
9. Purchasers must be over 18 years of age.
10. David Wilson Homes/Barratt Homes/Barratt London reserve the right to withdraw or alter the terms of this offer at any time prior to the payment of a reservation fee.
11. We reserve the right to vary the terms of the offer to meet the requirement of the purchaser where we consider it reasonable to do so.

Site and location

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About the area

A fantastic location

With the city centre in such close proximity, you’ll be spoilt for choice when you visit the huge variety of shops, restaurants, swanky wine bars and clubs. Living at City Heights you’ll also be able to enjoy family days out at Bradgate Park, where you can explore the scenery or sit back and enjoy a picnic.

The ideal place for first time buyers and families alike, City Heights boasts fantastic transport links and a range of schooling options for children of all ages – why would you want to live anywhere else?

Essentials on your doorstep

Residents at City Heights can enjoy a host of convenient facilities including;   

  • Two supermarkets within walking distance
  • Leicester city centre reachable by car within 6 minutes
  • Hospitals, a doctor’s, a dentist’s and a pharmacy are all within close proximity
  • A post office, petrol station and cash point are only a short drive away
  • Local mosque nearby to the development

Efficient, modern design

Along with green open spaces, a children’s play area and mature trees, you can take comfort from the fact that City Heights homes will have high levels of insulation, double glazing, energy efficient central heating and modern construction methods saving you hundreds of pounds in bills when compared to an older house.

Find out how Barratt Homes are delivering a sustainable future for housing.

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.

'5 Star Housebuilder' awarded to Barratt Developments Plc Group brands.

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.