Stamp duty free - 4 lovely Devon homes under £500,000
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You won’t pay any stamp duty on these Devon homes if you complete the purchase by March 31 next year
Last week the government increaesed the threshoold at which stamp duty must be paid to £500,000 for homes in England until 31 March 2021.
So what can you get in Devon that costs up to £500,000 and on which no stamp duty will be paid if you complete before next April?
Estate agents Strutt and Parker suggested four properties on their books:
Gauntlet Cottage, Silverton. Guide £350,000
Dating from around the 17th century, Gauntlet Cottage is a plastered cob thatched house offering flexible accommodation arranged over two floors and combines the amenities of modern living with a wealth of retained character features including exposed beams, cottage-style glazing and open fires.
Denbow Thatch, Farringdon. Guide £470,000
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Denbow Thatch is a delightful Grade II Listed cottage, with 2,600 sq. ft. of accommodation and attractive gardens, approached via its own private drive and yet set in a cluster of nearby properties in a rural position just six miles from Exeter city centre. The property features original period features throughout, including timber beams, lending the living spaces a real sense of character.
11, Great Tree Park, Chagford. Guide £500,000
A beautifully presented property which has been extensively updated by the current owners. The property is an excellent family home providing light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors, and has been cleverly designed to maximise views over the National Park.
Lake View House, Yeoford. Guide £475,000
A tucked-away detached house offering over 1,900 sq. ft. of light-filled and flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor accommodation, featuring underfloor heating, is accessed from a welcoming reception hall and briefly comprises a large triple aspect sitting room with a feature fireplace with woodburning stove and French doors to the rear garden terrace, plus a spacious dual aspect kitchen/dining room with limestone flooring.
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