Rooms With A View At Berkshire New Homes

Posted 30 December 2020 by Helen Christie

There are some great new build homes around Berkshire that offer the buyer a picturesque view of the surrounding area...

Berkshire is peppered with scenic places and sought-after addresses and there are a few current new homes developments which provide the buyer with an exceptional view of the surrounding area from inside and outside – something which has become more of a priority for many buyers in times of lockdown.

One example in a penthouse at Shanly Homes’ Thameside Apartments in Windsor. Plot 28 is on the third floor and looks out over the River Thames from its private balcony. The home offers 1,395 sq ft of living space, with a generous-sized, open-plan kitchen/living/dining area with contemporary kitchen units and integrated Miele and Siemens appliances, two double bedrooms each with en suite and built-in wardrobe, a third bedroom or study, and a separate bathroom. This plot comes with two allocated parking spaces in the secure, gated basement. It is priced at £1.15million.

Situated right on the riverfront, Thameside Apartments are on the doorstep of an array of brand and independent shops, cafés and restaurants, the castle, numerous entertainment and culture venues, Alexandra Park and both the town’s stations, which provide services to Waterloo and Paddington. Ascot Racecourse, Heathrow Airport and the M4 are all with easy reach too/ The only other property available is a two-bedroom ground floor apartment priced at £625,000. Find out more at

Racing fans will be attracted to the latest townhouses at The Chase @ Newbury Racecourse from David Wilson Homes. Here, Plot 252 is the ‘Henwick’ townhouse type, priced from £549,000. Off the hallway on the ground floor are a double bedroom and shower/WC, as well as a dedicated study and a utility room, both of which have doors to the rear garden. The first floor is dedicated to a double-aspect, open-plan kitchen/dining/living room which has a balcony that provides a panoramic view over the racecourse. On the top floor, both bedrooms have en suites with the master bedroom also benefitting from a large wardrobe. There are two double bedrooms on the top floor: bedroom two has an en suite shower room, and bedroom one has an en suite, four-piece bathroom, built-in wardrobe and windows to the racecourse.

The Chase @ Newbury Racecourse currently offers a range of two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments and houses priced from £273,000 to £549,000, with a flooring incentive package on selected plots. Purchasers can sign up for the new Help to Buy scheme which is launched on 1 April 2021. Existing homeowners can also ask about Part Exchange to take the hassle out of selling their current place. Find out more about The Chase @ Newbury Racecourse from David Wilson Homes.

Bankside Gardens is part of the Green Park Village development taking shape in Arborfield Green, a few miles south-east of Reading. At St Edward’s No. 1 at Bankside Gardens, Property 1.0.4 is a ground floor apartment which has extensive glazing and a private, east-facing terrace with lake views. The home has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and open-plan kitchen/living room – in total, some 734 sq ft of living space. It comes fitted with timber-effect vinyl flooring to living/kitchen/dining and hall areas, and carpet to the bedrooms, as standard. Bedroom one has a fitted wardrobe. The price tag of £415,500 also includes one allocated parking space.

Bankside GardensResidents can access a concierge, co-working studio, gym and cinema room, and enjoy a wealth of landscaped gardens and parkland A proposed new station called Reading Green Park is due to be launched in 2021 to provide a six-minute journey to the town. One- and two-bedroom apartments here start at £280,000. Find out more about Bankside Gardens from St Edward.

For all the developments above, site visits can be made by appointment only and within strict health and safety regulations.


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