‘Micro’ show apartment launches at Fabrick, Cheadle Hulme

Micro-apartment specialist Inspired Homes is launching the ‘micro’ show apartment at Fabrick, Cheadle Hulme, on Friday, 9 March with an all-weekend sales event.

The three-day launch event at Inspired’s new 184-apartment development in Cheadle Hulme, SK8, offers buyers a first glimpse of its innovative high-spec, space-saving micro-apartments. Fabrick’s one and two bedroom micro-apartments start at £132,950, offering high quality, low cost homes to Manchester’s young professionals.

The apartments will include engineered hardwood flooring; designer kitchens with granite worktops and integrated Bosch appliances; designer bathrooms with porcelain floor and wall tiles; and technology including smart thermostats by Nest and 1GB Hyperoptic broadband, the UK’s fastest. Residents will also enjoy access to a club lounge and stunning roof top terrace with far-reaching views.

Martin Skinner, Chief Executive of Inspired Homes, said: “Micro apartments offer an opportunity for young professionals to take their first step onto the housing ladder with a high-end specification space that is affordable, because it is smaller. Our new show apartment offers buyers the chance to see how beautiful the finished product is and how spacious a micro-apartment can be when it is cleverly designed.”

The apartments at Fabrick range in size from 30 sqm (323 sq ft) to 38 sqm (409 sq ft) for a one-bedroom apartment and 49 sqm (527 sq ft) to 57 sqm (614 sq ft) for a two-bedroom apartment, on average 40% smaller than a standard sized new-build apartment but 20% more affordable. Natural light and the feeling of space is enhanced through generous windows, with every square inch maximised using hallway-free design to deliver homes that are in reach of those earning just £23,000pa, when purchased with Help to Buy.

Designed by Falconer Chester Hall Architects, Fabrick transforms a 1960s office building into a landmark residential block with an all new contemporary façade featuring a contrast of brick and render finishes.

The development is located moments from Cheadle Hulme railway station for a 16-minute train to Manchester Piccadilly and six minutes to Stockport, while Manchester Airport, home to the new £800m Airport City Manchester development and its £130m ‘China Cluster’, is just 10 minutes by car.

Due for completion in winter 2018, apartments are now available off-plan with Help to Buy, enabling buyers to purchase their new home with a deposit of just 5% topped up by a 20% Government equity loan, interest free for five years.