Lower Clicker Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

£128,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
This delightful cottage is situated in a small courtyard in the sought-after village of Menheniot.

Maple Cottage has two double bedrooms, two allocated parking spaces and a large garden with countryside views.

The private courtyard consists of two former barns which have been converted into six affordable homes. Maple Cottage has many original features giving it plenty of character and charm.

This house, which has recently been redecorated and had new carpets fitted throughout, presents an ideal opportunity for a small family or couple looking to buy their first home.

Menheniot is approximately three miles from Liskeard. It has its own train station and benefits from easy access to the A38. The city of Plymouth is approximately half-an-hour’s drive away.

This property is subject to a 106 agreement and is therefore being sold at a reduced price (20% under market value). Potential buyers must have a local connection to the area and qualify under Cornwall Council's affordable homes criteria. See more details below.

Entrance porch 

The front door opens into a good-sized porch with a tiled floor and window.

Living area into kitchen

The downstairs features an open living and entertaining space that leads into the kitchen with modern units providing ample storage.

There is exposed stone features on the walls and storage space under the stairs.

Landing

The staircase leads you to a light open landing with Velux window. The boiler is housed on the landing.

Bedroom two (9' 4" x 6' x 5")

Bedroom two is a reasonable size and fits a double bed. There is a Velux window.

Bedroom one (10' 3" x 10' 0")

Bedroom one has exposed wooden beams and vaulted ceilings. There is a built-in wardrobe in the corner of the room and a window overlooking the courtyard.

Bathroom

The bathroom is fitted with a luxury spa bath with a shower unit above. There is also a WC and sink with a wall mirror, shaving socket and light.

Outside 

The property benefits from two allocated parking spaces and a patio area at the front of the house. There is a storage unit for bins, recycling and gas bottles, which serve the property's central heating and hot water supply.

The property also benefits from a second shed which is located near the courtyard entrance.

Garden

The property has a large private detached garden which can be accessed by a communal footpath. 

Services

The property is serviced by a shared septic tank. It is connected to mains electricity and water.

The central heating is supplied by Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

106 criteria

The 106 stipulates that the buyer/s must have a local connection to the area and be in housing need.

Eligible buyers must meet one of the following criteria:

·       Lived or worked (permanent employment of 16 + hours per week) within the parish of Menheniot for a continuous period of at least three years.

·       Have previously lived in the parish for a period of five years.

·       Have a close family member (mother/father/sister/brother/son/daughter) who has lived in the parish for a period of five years.

After the property has been marketed for 28 days, applicants with a local connection to the adjoining parishes of Dobwalls and Trewidland, Morval, Quethiock, St Cleer, St Ive and St Germans can apply.

After 56 days, this is widened to anyone with a local connection to Cornwall

You can find out more about the criteria for affordable home ownership on the Cornwall Council website (www.cornwall.gov.uk/housing/affordable-housing).

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