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Updated: 02/12/16

St Austell points of interest

Eden Project Waterfall, Eden Project visitor centre Country Park and Eden Project northern car parks Country Park are in St Austell.

St Austell's closest airport is Newquay Airport (12 miles). St Austell's closest station is St Autell.

The closest hospital for St Austell is St Austell District.


We need the cheapest conveyancing quote. Can you assist?


Numerous property lawyers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, but extra costs are frequently hidden in the terms. Costs found in the solicitor's terms ought to be clearly defined.


How is stamp duty worked out and how much will it be on a £234000 house?


The SDLT that is payable is based on the valuation. It is £2340 on a £234000 property.


Would you address taking action to bypass paying for SDLT?


Stamp Duty Land Tax is generally due for home purchases sold for over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty mitigation scheme must be treated with caution by purchasers in St Austell. These schemes are expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed imposing penalties and investigating all your tax matters. There have been a range of official schemes, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers, and your solicitor will advise if these may apply.


What is the council tax on a Forties detached Band H property in St Austell?


You will be cover your homes council tax band within the conveyancer's title report. Correct rates for residents of St Austell are listed on the Cornwall council site. At the time of writing on 28 June 2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00


What can impact land in St Austell, and will they be checked for thoroughly?


Land in St Austell will be contaminated by many naturally-occurring factors, such as environmental radon sources or sand or clay quarries. An environmental search will give more information. Contamination can be caused by local landfill sites, including Glebe Quarry Ltd, Trezaise, Cornwall, PL26 8JT.


Are you experienced enough to act quickly on the conveyancing for property auction properties in St Austell?


In fact we are auction specialists and frequently carry out work for buyers and sellers at auction. It is crucial for buyers at auction to formally appoint a St Austell property lawyer as quickly as they can to allow time for a full investigation of the auction pack before the actual auction.

Post auction day, your property lawyer should be fully prepared to get through the auction conveyancing process in under 28 days as usually required by the terms and conditions of sale.


Are St Austell many conservation areas going to affect us?


There are several areas of conservation located near St Austell. A solicitor will discuss what specific restrictions are in place and be able to advise further for conservation areas in St Austell.


Will my property solicitor in St Austell conduct personal or official searches on my home purchase?


The property solicitor will make a recommendation regarding the most appropriate route, depending on issues like local authority turnaround times. If personal searches are used the conveyancing solicitor might look for a search agent wit local experience like Lox Property Research, PO Box 272, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 9EX Tel: 01726 65614.