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For house-hunters dreaming of a home within easy reach of the Cornish coast, housebuilder Elan Homes could have just the solution for a surprisingly low price. The company is offering a collection of two-bedroom apartments at its White River Place development in St Austell priced from just £111,995.
Housebuilder David Wilson Homes has announced plans to develop 551 new homes in Cornwall and Devon which should go long way towards helping to solve the local housing crisis.
According to the National Housing Federation, less than 60% of the new homes needed are being developed across the greater South West.
New affordable homes in Leeds
A new development of affordable homes in east Leeds has been completed. The houses are part of the Parkside project, a new development in Seacroft constructed by Jephson Housing Association in conjunction with Bellway Homes. The 23 three-bedroom houses are now available to rent to people who work in the area.
On the international St Mellion resort in Cornwall, where 250,000 rounds of golf are played on the two courses every year, a new development attached to the resort is offering a buy-to-let opportunity with a guaranteed 8% return within three-years. With an average return rate in the area of 5%, Espirit St. Mellion has 66 properties to buy. Laurna Robertson spoke to Shaun Fox, the project director behind Espirit, and Andy Blacklock, managing director of Maitlands Fine and Country Group, about the development and the area.
New affordable homes in Cornwall
Up to 25 affordable homes will be built in Cornwall after Lanner Parish Council lost a legal bid to stop the scheme being developed. Judge Anthony Thornton QC said Cornwall Council was entitled to construct the new homes to help meet the desperate need for more affordable homes in Cornwall.
New affordable homes in Gloucester
Linden Home wants to cut the number of affordable homes on offer at its Greyfriars scheme on the former Gloscat site. The developer, which is set to starting building work on 254 new homes at the development next year, wants to reduce the number of affordable homes offered from 25% to 12.5%.
New affordable homes in Essex
L&Q and Countryside Properties have joined forces to develop Beaulieu, a £1bn neighbourhood in Chelmsford after planning consent was awarded by Chelmsford City Council the large-scale development.
New affordable homes in St Alban's
Garage sites owned by St Albans City and District Council in St Albans and Wheathampstead are to be redeveloped into new affordable homes. Garage sites in White Hedge Drive, St Albans, and Housden Close and Beech Crescent, Wheathampstead, have been selected for redevelopment.
Having already sold 45 properties at its popular Redruth development in Cornwall over the past three years, Annington Homes have finally launched the three remaining three- and four-bedroom detached homes, on the market with prices ranging from £184,950 to £194,950.
The three-bedroom detached house and two four-bedroom detached houses are the only properties Annington will be launching at the site this year and they are already attracting great interest from purchasers, according to the developer.
Property investors looking for a good return on a new-build buy-to-let have an opportunity to guarantee a return of 8% a year at a brand new golf resort development taking shape in just 20 minutes from Plymouth. Esprit St Mellion is offering this three-year deal, and a host of other benefits to investors in the first 27 properties of this 66-unit complex of new homes in Cornwall.