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Hilltop Credit Partners | Hilltop Credit Partners completes £11.2m mortgage for redevelopment of Grade II listed lodge in Torquay, Devon

  • Funds suggested by Hilltop Credit Partners Limited (“Hilltop”) have supplied a improvement finance facility of £11.2m to Ascena Developments
  • The funds might be used to refinance current loans and to redevelop the Bishop’s Court lodge into 15 homes and 5 flats overlooking Torbay
  • The South West has skilled the UK’s highest month-to-month home value will increase amid the Covid-related paradigm shift within the residential market
  • To date Hilltop has supplied roughly £71.2m in lending commitments to SME builders to fund the development of 296 residential models throughout England

London, 1 April 2021: Funds suggested by Hilltop Credit Partners, a specialist funding associate for SME residential builders, have accomplished an £11.2m mortgage to Ascena Developments for the redevelopment of the historic, Grade II listed Bishop’s Court lodge in Torquay, Devon.

The challenge will ship 15 high-specification homes and 5 flats inside a gated group, overlooking Torbay from the Warberries – one of the vital fascinating residential areas within the English Riviera. The authentic lodge mansion is to be transformed into 5 flats, retaining most of its authentic Victorian options and set on the centre of the event, with 14 homes and a cottage constructed upon the unique japanese and western flanks.

Tiger Craft

Tiger Craft

With the post-Covid shift in homebuyer focus to extra provincial areas, the prime residential market exterior of London has seen distinctive efficiency over the previous few quarters. The newest figures from Halifax recommend common costs have risen by as a lot as 17 p.c year-on-year, while analysis by one of many main property brokers within the South West reveals that the Torbay space specifically has skilled considered one of its strongest annual value jumps in historical past.

Torbay Council has lately launched a sequence of regeneration schemes, together with important enhancements to the connectivity of the city centre and hyperlinks to the proposed new railway station close to Torbay Hospital. Significant investments into the marina and surrounding leisure/retail amenities are ongoing, rising the attract to patrons from London, the West Midlands and the Bristol-Gloucester hall.

The challenge sponsor group includes a profitable nationwide property investor and entrepreneur plus an skilled native developer with over 40 years’ regional development expertise and a big community of native authority contacts.

Commenting on the partnership, Alan Rees of Ascena Developments stated:
“Hilltop’s enthusiasm for the development matches our own – an elegant building in a picturesque location is the perfect opportunity for current market dynamics. We expect a very successful project.”

Tiger Craft, Chief Investment Officer of Hilltop Credit Partners, added:
“This is a high-end development with large unit sizes and a charming, in-demand location. Coupling this with local market data and the post-Covid shift in purchasing attitudes, I have no doubt there will be significant demand.”


Notes to the editors

About Hilltop Credit Partners
Hilltop Credit Partners is a London-based specialist end-to-end funding associate for skilled residential property builders throughout the UK. With a confirmed monitor report in property improvement, asset administration and monetary structuring, Hilltop Credit Partners supplies a one-stop funding resolution for as much as 90% loan-to-cost, with loans starting from £5 million to £50 million.

Hilltop is backed by Round Hill Capital, a number one international specialist actual property funding, improvement and asset administration agency. Round Hill Capital has acquired and repositioned for long-term institutional possession over 135,000 residential models and pupil housing beds. Further info on Round Hill Capital is out there at:

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