It was a case
of ‘happy families’ all round as residents proudly moved into 20 new Coastline
Housing properties at Vounder Close in St Ives.
development, close to St Ives Junior School, has provided 14 homes at an affordable
rent (around 80% of private rental levels) and 6 homes for shared ownership
It was made
possible thanks to funding of £246,200 from Homes England.
Development Manager at Coastline Housing, said: “The fact that St Ives is so
hugely attractive to the tourist industry means that many local people have
been forced to search for a home elsewhere, feeling that their own town offers
nothing but luxury flats or apartments for holiday makers. We know these
properties will make a real difference to local people in need of a home of
their own in this town.”
was declared officially open by local councillors Andrew Mitchell and Richard
Robinson, who had the honour of cutting the ribbon. The name of the Close was
selected by the Town Council, with ‘vounder’ being Cornish for ‘lane’.
Prior to the
housing development taking place, the land was previously owned by Bolitho
“These houses are in a beautiful spot on the rural fringe with some stunning
sea views and we know the new residents were extremely proud to take possession
of the keys to them. We hope they will be very happy here for many years to
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