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Darkes Court, Polyphant, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

Key features

  • ONLY OVER 60s are eligible for the Home for Life from Homewise (incorporating a Lifetime Lease)
  • SAVINGS against the full price of this property typically range from 20% to 50% for a Lifetime Lease
  • Actual price paid depends on individuals’ age and personal circumstances (and property criteria)
  • Plan allows customers to purchase a % share of the property value (UP TO 50%) to safeguard for the future
  • CALL for a PERSONALISED QUOTE or use the CALCULATOR on the HOMEWISE website for an indicative saving
  • The full listed price of this property is £219,950


OVER 60s can secure this property with a HOME FOR LIFE from HOMEWISE

Through the Home for Life Plan from Homewise, those AGED 60 OR OVER can purchase a Lifetime Lease and a share of the property value to safeguard for the future. The cost to purchase the Lifetime Lease is always less than the full market value.
OVER 60S customers typically save between from 20% To 50%*.

Home for Life Plan guide price for OVERS 60s: The Lifetime Lease price for this property is £147,250 based on an average saving of 33%.

Market Value Price: £219,950

The price you pay will vary according to your age, personal circumstances and requirements and will be adjusted to include any percentage of the property you wish to safeguard. The plan allows customers to purchase a share of the property value (UP TO 50%) to safeguard for the future.

For an indication of what you could save, please use our CALCULATOR on the HOMEWISE website.
Please CALL for more information or a PERSONALISED QUOTE.
Please note: Homewise DO NOT own this property and it is not exclusively for sale for the over-60s.
It is being marketed by Homewise as an example of a property that is currently for sale which could be purchased using a Home For Life Lifetime Lease.
If you are not OVER 60 or would like to purchase the property at the full market value of £219,950, please contact the estate agent Webbers.

Characterful cosy cottage conveniently situated in the heart of popular village of Polyphant. Offering open plan ground floor accommodation plus two first floor double bedrooms and a bathroom. A private terraced south facing garden and parking. Excellent access to the A30 dual carriageway and no forward chain. EPC rating E.

A characterful country cottage situated in the heart of the popular North Cornish village of Polyphant allowing convenient access to the A30 dual carriageway, an ideal location for exploring the delights of the West Country.
This attached home was converted from an ancillary building some years ago, with the historic fabric of the building having been preserved including exposed stone external walls, deep window sills and timber exposed lintels. It forms part of a small complex of four attached similar properties with its own enclosed, private rear terraced south facing garden which offers two easy to maintain patio seating areas.
The accommodation can also be accessed from a shared gravelled front area. Inside, the ground floor is open plan providing plenty of space for comfortable seating and a dining table and chairs. The kitchen area enjoys a slate tiled floor and an array of shaker style light coloured units situated both above and below the roll top working surface. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, the electric oven, hob, extractor and fridge are integral and included within the sale. A wood burning stove, set on a slated hearth, modern electric wall panel heaters and a night storage heater positioned on the landing provide the heating for the home during the winter months.
Upstairs there are two double bedrooms both with high ceilings. The tiled family bathroom offers a shower over the white panelled bath, a matching basin and WC, along with a heated towel rail.
There is allocated parking for one vehicle and a shared over flow area for visitors.
This property would suit buyers looking for a quiet country bolthole or a small family setting up home.
Polyphant is situated seven miles South West of Launceston and has a Methodist Chapel and village shop. Further village amenities, such as a County Primary School, Village Post Office and Stores, Doctors Surgery, Parish Church and Public House located in the nearby village of Lewannick. Launceston Town Centre itself boasts a range of shopping, commercial, educational and recreational facilities and lies adjacent to the A30 trunk road giving access to Truro and West Cornwall in one direction and Exeter and beyond in the opposite direction.
By acquiring this property the purchaser/s will automatically become a shareholder of the Darkes Court Management Company Limited. The company was set up to ensure the communal areas are maintained and diligently managed for the benefit of all homes. In 2020 the access road was re-surfaced. The current maintenance charge is ?50 per year.

Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Room 18'7" (5.66m) max x 15'6" (4.72m) max.

Bedroom 1 16' max x 7'7" max (4.88m max x 2.3m max).

Bedroom 2 12'10" x 8'7" (3.9m x 2.62m).

Bathroom/WC 6'3" x 5'8" (1.9m x 1.73m).

SERVICES    Mains water, electricity and drainage.

TENURE    Freehold.

COUNCIL TAX BAND    B: Cornwall Council.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS    Strictly by appointment with the selling agent.

The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. Suitable as a retirement home.

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Darkes Court, Polyphant, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

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Homewise, Covering North Devon, Somerset and Cornwall

48 High Street, Ilfracombe, EX34 9QB

Homewise, Covering North Devon, Somerset and Cornwall

Homewise is a family-run business and we have been helping people to find the right property for their needs for over 50 years. While our office is based in West Sussex, we help home-movers throughout England & Wales the country with our exclusive Home for Life Plan.

This plan incorporates the purchase of a Lifetime Lease which enables those aged 60 and over to secure their next property for less than the market value. By purchasing a Lifetime Lease, our customers benefit from paying a

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