When Robyn Twiddy bought her first home at a new development in Hay-on-Wye, little did she know she’d be selling properties on that very site within the year.
First time buyer Robyn bought a house at Persimmon Homes’ Readers Retreat development, off Gyspy Castle Lane, with her partner Adam.
While making the purchase and talking with Persimmon’s on-site sales adviser, Robyn was made aware of a job opportunity with the Persimmon Homes.
Intrigued, Robyn applied for the role. She was successful and started selling properties at Readers Retreat, 150 metres from her new home, last month.
Robyn, 26, said living on the site was good, not only because of the two-minute commute, but also as she can talk honestly and positively about the area.
“I was just chatting with Maria the sales advisor and she said Persimmon were recruiting,” said Robyn, who had been working at an estate agent in Kington.
“It sounded interesting, so I put my CV in and I got the job. It has been really different from my previous role. Obviously living so close to the office has its advantages and, also, I can really talk to potential customers honestly and informatively about the area.”
Robyn and Adam only stumbled upon their dream home by chance while visiting The Hay Festival.
“We happened to walk past and it all went from there,” she said. “It was in the middle of where we both grew up and looked like a nice, quiet area.”
“We were able to use Help to Buy – Wales which made it achievable for us.”
“We were one of the first people to move in at the development, but it’s really come to life since. It’s brilliant.”
There are now just 13 properties left at Readers Retreat in both three and four-bedroom options.
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