Being beautifully presented, this property is subject to a Local Area restriction and is available for suitable purchasers at 75% of the open market value (see agents notes at the bottom of these details). The property benefits from mains gas central heating and double glazing.
In brief, the accommodation comprises an entrance hallway, cloakroom, fitted kitchen and a lounge with door leading out on to the garden. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a family bathroom with the rear bedroom having a lovely rural outlook.
To the outside there is an allocated parking space and an enclosed garden to the rear.
Helston is regarded as the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula with its stunning feature coves, sandy beaches and rugged coastline. It is a bustling market town providIng facilities including national stores, health centre, cinema and a leisure centre with indoor pool. There are a number of well regarded primary schools, a secondary school with sixth form college and a university campus can be found in the nearby town of Penryn which is some twelve miles distant.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (DIMENSIONS APPROX)
Door to entrance hallway.
With stairs to first floor, coat hanging space and door to cloakroom.
With pedestal wash handbasin, close coupled W.C. and wood effect flooring.
3.8m x 2.3m (12'5" x 7'6")
Having a wood effect fitted kitchen comprising granite effect worktops that incorporate a gas stainless steel hob and sink, all of which have tiled splashbacks. There are a mixture of base and drawer units with wall units over. Spaces are provided for a washing machine and fridge freezer. Window to the front aspect.
4.8m x 4.2m narrowing to 3m (15'8" x 13'9" narrowi
Having a window to the rear aspect with a lovely rural outlook. Half glazed door out on to the deck and garden.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With loft hatch to roof space which is part boarded with loft ladder, power and light. Shelved storage cupboard. With doors to
4.8m x 3.6m narrowing to 2.8m (15'8" x 11'9" narr
Having two windows to the front aspect.
4.2m x 2.7m (13'9" x 8'10" )
With a window to the rear aspect with a lovely rural outlook.
Comprising a suite with panelled bath with mixer shower arrangement over, tiled splashback and a concertina style glass screen. Pedestal wash handbasin, close coupled W.C., obscure window to the front aspect, ladder style drying radiator and extractor.
The property has an allocated parking space over the road at the front, whilst the rear garden is nicely enclosed by fencing, has a lawn area and pedestrian gate to the rear. Steps lead up to a deck and into the lounge.
Applicants should be directed to the council online form at https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/housing/affordable-housing/affordable-homeownership/buying-an-affordable-home/find-out-if-you-are-eligible/
In terms of eligibility, we give preference to those with a Helston connection however we can also consider those with a Cornwall connection:
12 months + residency
Permanent employment 16 hours + per week
Former residency of 5 + years
Close family connection where that family member has lived for 5 + years (Mum/Dad/Son/Daughter/Brother/Sister)
In addition the applicant will need to:
Be in Housing Need – i.e. living with family/renting and otherwise unable to afford a home on the open market
Have a minimum 10% - 15% deposit – s.106 lender requirements have changed since Covid and this is now what they’re asking for
Have a recent AIP from a s.106 lender (Nationwide/Halifax/Leeds/Santander/TSB/Skipton being the main ones we are aware of)
Have viewed and offered on the property.
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
To view this property or any other property we are offering for sale, simply call the number on the reverse of these details.
From Helston town centre proceed up Wendron Street and along Godolphin Road. At the roundabouts turn right signposted Penzance and continue over the next roundabout and proceed straight on at the traffic lights. At the next roundabout turn left signposted Falmouth and at the next roundabout turn left again into the housing development. Proceed up this road and, passing the first turning on the right, proceed round the next right hand corner, follow this road to the end, bearing left, and take the first right. Proceed down the hill bearing left and the property will be found on the right and is identifiable by our For Sale board.
ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
We are required by law to ask all purchasers for verified ID prior to instructing a sale.
PROOF OF FINANCE – PURCHASERS
Prior to agreeing a sale, we will require proof of financial ability to purchase which will include an agreement in principle for a mortgage and/or proof of cash funds.
EPC FOR RENTAL PROPERTIES
As from the 1st April 2018 there is a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rental sector to normally have a minimum energy efficiency rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations now apply to new lets and renewals of tenancies and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. We understand that the normal type of holiday let is exempt.
DATE DETAILS PREPARED
27th July, 2020