Family spreads its wings at Doves Keep 

Posted 26 July 2016 by Helen Christie

A couple, who recently welcomed their first baby, say that their new Miller Home in Tutbury offers everything they need to raise a family...

Andy Pollard and wife Vicky Blodwell moved to their new home at Doves Keep just before the birth of their son, Finlay.

Leaving behind a three-storey townhouse in Chellaston, they chose the five-bedroom London style property because of its open-plan family kitchen, double garage and spacious garden.

Andy, a software product consultant, says: “We were starting a family so decided we wanted a larger, detached house in a village while still being close to a city. Doves Keep is in a good rural location and has plenty of open space including play areas and a sports pitch. It is also close to where we work in Derby and Birmingham."

After moving in, the pair found that they quickly settled into life in the new development.

"We are lucky to have friendly neighbours and there is a real community spirit developing here," Andy explains. "Tutbury also has plenty to offer, including independent shops and cafes. Buying a new home gives you the chance to put your own mark on it and this is the second property we have bought with Miller Homes. Both times we’ve been really impressed with the customer service and quality of the building work.

"Now we have moved in, we're looking forward to turning the house into a family home and can’t wait to make many happy memories together.”

Alastair Parsons, sales director for Miller Homes, says that Doves Keep was one of its most successful developments, with all the properties now sold: "Given its picturesque setting, and close proximity to major cities, it is not surprising that this development was so popular. People looking for a place to settle have discovered high quality housing at Doves Keep, along with generous open spaces and access to excellent amenities.

"I am pleased to welcome Andy, Vicky and Finlay to the community and hope that they enjoy many happy years there."

Homebuyers looking for similar properties in the area may want to view Miller Homes Somersgate development in Repton, just a short drive from Doves Keep, and Dales View in Brailsford near Ashbourne. With a range of high quality, energy-efficient houses available, both developments combine village charm with access to the region’s towns and cities.

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