A major new development of 54 apartments in Worcester has been launched online while the selling agents await official guidance on social distancing for property viewings.
The launch was timed to coincide with developer Kelvin Sparrey’s birthday on 30 April. The apartments were previewed in a webinar to an audience of landlords as an exclusive offering on 29 April.
The Iceworks, the redevelopment of a former 1800s water mill in Worcester, is already attracting strong interest, according to agents Nicol & Co who are selling the apartments.
Work, in line with government guidance, has restarted on phase one of the Iceworks which consists of the two new apartment blocks which are currently under construction and are scheduled to complete later this year.
They will feature nine apartments with two bedrooms and one bathroom over three floors in the first new building, with 12 similar apartments over four floors in the other.
Phase two will then see the former flour mill on the Bromyard Road in St Johns, Worcester, converted into 33 apartments, all with two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
With lifts to all floors, the development will appeal to all ages, including downsizers and the lock up and leave generation who spend part of the year abroad, as well as young professionals and couples looking for a home near to the city.
Prices will range from £152,250 to £185,000, with Help to Buy available, and Matt Nicol, managing director of agents Nicol & Co, said one apartment was already reserved by someone who viewed the site and the plans before lockdown.
“We have built up a large register of interested buyers who want to view the property when the opportunity is there.
“We have plans to live stream viewings for client safety in the first instance, and when permitted will be organising viewings with social distancing.”
As well as providing much needed two-bedroomed accommodation in Worcester, the Iceworks is a development with a number of environmentally friendly features such as ground source heat pumps which will provide heating to all apartments.
The historic property has stood derelict on the edge of Worcester for many years, but the six-storey building, a former flourmill, became an Ice Manufactory in the 1900s. The development is the latest project from Worcester-based builder Kelvin Sparrey who has been involved in the renovation of a number of important buildings in the city in recent years.
For more details, see https://www.nicolandco.co.uk/developments/iceworks/, or call 01905 930404.
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For further information, please call:
Matt Nicol, Managing Director, Nicol & Co, 226 Worcester Road, Droitwich Spa, WR9 8AY
Tel: 01905 799072
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Established in 2009, Nicol & Co is an award-winning estate agency offering advice on sales, lettings, new homes and land purchase. The company combines the latest in digital media with traditional high street courtesy and service to provide the perfect blend of old and new technology.
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