New Backford Cross Community Takes Shape

Posted 1 March 2021 by Keith Osborne

The first buyers are moving into their homes at The Pastures, getting to know their neighbours and creative community spirit...

Being part of a new development is a great time to forge new friendships and The Pastures in Backford Cross has started welcoming its first families, with the new community really starting to take shape.

A recent survey conducted by Redrow showed a quarter of respondents agreed that finding a home within a strong neighbourhood was more of a priority post-lockdown than ever before. In the same survey, 23% also said that they would make more of an effort with their neighbours if and when they moved to a new house.

Fourteen families have already been welcomed to their new homes at The Pastures, where a total of 100 new homes will sit alongside open space and footpath links to the surrounding neighbourhood.

Simon Bennett, interim sales director for Redrow NW, said there are many benefits to moving to this blossoming community: “Most of us will have realised over the last year just how important it is to have friends and neighbours around to help out should we need it. With this in mind, people are now more conscious of where they move and are keen to be part of a strong community.

“It’s up there with factors such as having more space inside and outside the home to make lockdown more bearable and features such as high-speed broadband to facilitate working from home.”

Redrow show homeThe three- and four-bedroom homes available at The Pastures tick all these boxes and more. They include the three-bedroom detached ‘Oxford Lifestyle’ priced from £332,995.

This home is from Redrow’s ‘Lifestyle’ range meaning there are fewer but larger bedrooms that each comes with an en suite. The main bedroom also enjoys its own dressing room. Downstairs, the kitchen and dining area spans almost the entire length of the home with doors leading out into the garden, plus the spacious property has a handy utility and cloakroom and separate lounge.

All of the homes at The Pastures are from Redrow’s iconic Heritage Collection, inspired externally by popular Arts & Crafts architecture, while boasting modern interiors designed for today’s lifestyles.

Prices currently start from £255,995 for a three-bedroom semi-detached ‘Letchworth’, while a detached four-bedroom ‘Marlow’ is available from £336,995.

Located in Backford Cross, only five miles from Chester and close to Cheshire Oaks, The Pastures enjoys a semi-rural location close to countryside, while being within easy reach of the motorway network and Capenhurst train station for travel further afield.

The show homes are currently open seven days a week by appointment only.

Find out more about The Pastures from Redrow.


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