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New Homes Launches, Events and Offers This Week 

Posted 16 May 2019 by Keith Osborne

Our weekly report on the latest launches, events and special offers for buyers of new homes across the UK...

The WhatHouse? team lets you know about the very latest launches, events and special offers to be found at new homes developments across Britain...


New affordable homes in Southall – Catalyst, Clarion and Berkeley Group are progressing their partnership with Ealing Council at the Southall Waterside regeneration, with the first homes now available, 304 of them, which are being offered to existing Ealing residents under either affordable rent or Shared Ownership. The full market values for the new studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments are £280,000, £330,000 and £410,000 respectively. The first residents were recently welcomed to their new homes arrolondon.co.uk

Housebuilder to host event for homebuyers – From 12.00noon to 7.00pm on Friday 17 May and between 10.00am and 5.00pm on Saturday 18 May, Bellway is running its Homebuyers Event at The O2 Intercontinental Hotel in Greenwich, where it will be giving visitors details of hundreds of homes available through the government-backed Help to Buy/London Help to Buy schemes at current and future developments across London and the South East. There will be a range of discounts exclusive to the event, as well as investor opportunities and packages. The first people to reserve on both days will be able to choose a free item of furniture for their new home. There will also be solicitors and independent financial advisors on hand. Find out more at [email protected] or call 020 3784 9196

New show home at Colindale regeneration – Redrow has commissioned New i.d Interiors to bring a new show home to its major Colindale Gardens regeneration to give potential buyers some inspiration in one of the new townhouses on sale there. With a central four-acre park, playgrounds, sports pitches, residents’ gym/sauna/steam room, a three-form school and onsite shops, this development is providing a whole range of new homes to suit all buyers, everything from a one-bedroom apartment (starting from £375,000) to three- and four-bedroom houses (starting from £725,000). Find out more at www.colindalegardens.com

New homes launched in Islington – Peabody has just released the Premium Collection at Wharf Road, its development located just off City Road, on the doorstep of Angel, Old Street and Shoreditch. There’s a mix of one-, two- and three- bedroom apartments, duplexes and penthouses on a canalside site at City Road Basin. The specification includes oak grey-timber flooring, handless kitchen units with Corian worktops and concealed electric sockets, built-in wardrobes and an innovative warm wall in the master bedroom en suites. It’s all within easy reach of The City, a host of rail, bus and Tube links, and many shops, pubs, restaurants and creative studios. Prices start at £630,000 for a one-bedroom apartment, £825,000 for a two-bedroom apartment and £1.3m for a three-bedroom apartment. Find out more at wharfroadlondon.com

New show apartment comes to west London – A new show home is opening this Saturday 18 May at Bond Mansions, the first of three apartment buildings in Phase 2 at Portobello Square, off Portobello Road. It comprises 18 one- and 13 two-bedroom apartments with views across the park. These are within reach of many shops, amenities and both Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park Tube stations. Prices here start at £665,000. Find out more from selling agents Hamptons International on 020 3151 7649 or www.hamptons.co.uk

New reception space opens at Hornsey development – A new reception space and website have been launched at Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre. The Hornsey Town Hall development from Far East Consortium is bring 136 homes along with a hotel and arts centre to the development in the heart of Crouch End. There is a mix of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments (currently starting at £489,950, £499,950, £644,950 and £959,950 respectively) across two new build blocks, a mews building and a carefully restored Broadway annex in the Town Hall grounds. Find out more at www.hornsey-townhall.co.uk or www.fecil.com.hk


Quick sales at Birmingham development – Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital have reported almost £50m worth of sales at The Timber Yard in central Birmingham, with 55% of the development now sold off-plan. Entry prices start at £189,995, with the first occupations scheduled from Autumn 2021. The development will bring 379 apartments to the city in seven- and 13-storey blocks, with these two buildings overlooking gardens and providing panoramic views. Each home has floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony, terrace or winter garden. Find out more at www.galliardhomes.com or www.knightfrank.com

More homes coming to Rugby – A new range of homes is coming to the Tilia Park development in Rugby, with housebuilder Ashberry Homes East Midlands securing permission to replace 19 four- and five-bedroom detached houses with 26 predominantly smaller properties, including three- and four-bedroom homes with a mix of semi-detached and detached designs. There are already homes for sale at the site, with the first three-bedroom properties priced from £292,000. Find out more at More information is available at www.ashberryhomes.co.uk


Half of properties sold at Innerleithen development – Developer Whiteburn has announced that it has reached the halfway mark in sales at its Caerlee Mill development in Innerleithen, in the Scottish Borders. Half the 44 new houses and apartments have been sold off-plan. Of the remaining homes, with prices currently ranging from £145,000 for a two-bedroom cottage flat, from £185,000 for the three-bedroom, mid-terrace ‘Dow’ house type, up to £295,000 for the ‘Brodie‘, a four- bedroom detached home. Find out more at www.whiteburn.co.uk

Limited number of homes left at South Lanarkshire development – Miller Homes has just a few homes still for sale at its East Kilbride development, Miller Homes at Benthall Farm. Among them is the five-bedroom ‘Buttermere', at £322,000, has open-plan kitchen/family room, separate lounge and en suite master nedroom with walk-in wardrobe. The final four-bedroom ‘Blair' house type on plot 45 has a kitchen alongside a living/dining room, en suite master bedroom with built-in warrobes and, at a price of £230,000, also comes with the 5% deposit paid by the housebuilder. The site is open to visitors Thursday to Monday, from 10.30am to 5.30pm. Find out more at www.millerhomes.co.uk


Big Weekend event in Stafford this weekend – Bellway is hosting an event for house-hunters on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May at its Mallard Walk development in Stafford which will give keen visitors the opportunity to purchase a home with a significant incentive offer. Staff from the housebuilder and New Homes Mortgages will be on hand for advice, with a five-bedroom ‘Malvern’ show home open to view. Deals include up to £7,500 Stamp Duty paid, £5,000 cash back on completion, ceramic floor tiling, carpets throughout and £500 towards removals. The event runs between 10.30am and 5.00pm both days. Find out more at bellway.co.uk


Show homes open at Bristol development – Barratt Homes has opened two show homes at Northfields Park in Charlton Hayes, to the north of Bristol. The development is bringing a range of two, three- and four-bedroom homes to the area, and the new ‘Folkestone’ and ‘Woodcote’ show houses demonstrate specification options as well as inspiring interior design. The ‘Folkestone’ has separate kitchen, two double and one single bedroom and is priced from £311,995; the four-bedroom ‘Woodcote’ is set over wo-and-a-half storeys with an en suite master bedroom with dressing area, and comes with a garage, and is priced from £358,995. Find out more about Northfields Park from Barratt Homes


Special incentives at Caerphilly development – Elan Homes is celebrating New Homes Week with a special offer on thr last home for sale at its Argoed Gardens scheme in south Wales. The four-bedroom ‘Oakham’ is ready to move into, and comes with £10,000 off, an upgraded kitchen, carpets, tiling and ready-made turfed rear garden. The EasyMove scheme for those with a home to sell is available, where the housebuilder oversees its sale and pays estate agency fees. The home is priced at £324,995. Argoed Gardens is open Thursday to Monday, from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Find out more at www.elan-homes.co.uk


New homes in Crowborough launched – Millwood Designer Homes has unveiled Coppice End, a development of 18 homes in Crowborough, East Sussex. It’s a collection of 18 exclusive family residences, with three-, four- and five-bedroom houses to choose from. Crowborough Station is within easy walking distance, with a service into London Bridge taking just over an hour. Guide prices start from £380,000 for a three-bedroom home. Find out more at www.millwooddesignerhomes.co.uk

New show home opens in Marden – Those seeking a new home in Marden, Kent can now visit a show home just opened there by Millwood Designer Homes at its Windsor Meadow development. Milc Property Stylists have furnished and decorated the four-bedroom ‘Ashbourne’ house type throughout, reflecting current interiors trends and demonstrating the layout and specification of the homes for sale, a choice of three-, four- and five-bedroom homes properties. The ‘Ashbourne’ is £700,000, but prices for three-bedroom detached home houses start from £495,000. Help to Buy is available on selected properties. Find out more at www.millwoodedsignerhomes.co.uk

Launch of new homes in Oxted – St William, a joint venture between National Grid and the Berkeley Group, has launched Courtyard Gardens, which comprises 111 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses built around a central landscaped courtyard in the heart of Oxted town centre. Each open-plan home has a covered private terrace or balcony, many of them overlooking the gardens, and each comes with gated basement parking. Oxted is easily commutable to London Victoria and London Bridge, as well as 10 minutes from the M25 and half-an-hour from Gatwick airport. Prices here start from £327,000 for a one-bedroom apartment. Find out more at courtyardgardensoxted.com

Launch of new homes near Bicester this weekend – The major Heyford Park development outside Bicester will see a new collection of homes from this weekend, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May. Dorchester Living is introducing two new home styles: ‘The Knightley’ is a three-storey, five-bedroom detached home with more than 2,600 sq ft of living space; ‘The Haywood’ is a four-bedroom detached family home with open-plan kitchen/living room, a study room and en suite master bedroom with built-in wardrobes. Prices are from £389,995. Find out more at www.heyfordpark.com

‘Hard Hat’ weekend in Farnham – CALA Homes is hosting a ‘Hard Hat’ weekend in Farnham on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May at its Atherton Hill development. It’s a chance for keen house-hunters to preview of the three-bedroom ‘Himscot’ and four-bedroom ‘Lulworth’ house types. The development will bring a range of semi-detached and detached homes with from three to five bedrooms to the well-connected town. Help to Buy and a variety of incentives are available. The current home of the month on Plot 41 is £799,000 with £29,950 Stamp Duty paid, £1,000 towards legal fees and carpets throughout. Find out more at www.cala.co.uk

Gym launched at Staines Upon Thames development – London Square Staines Upon Thames has unveiled a new gym for residents to enjoy. It’s a major regeneration scheme in the town centre providing a range of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments over four buildings, linked by a central landscaped courtyard garden. Each home has private outdoor space and there’s also a concierge service.The station is a short walk away, with a 35-minute commute to London Waterloo. Prices here for two-bedroom apartments start from £399,950. Find out more at www.londonsquare.co.uk

‘Moving Solutions Weekend’ at Bracknell scheme – CALA Homes will be welcoming property seekers to its Millennium Fields development in Bracknell on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May at a ‘Moving Solutions Weekend’, where they can learn in details about the Help to Buy scheme and the housebuilder’s own up to 100% Part Exchange initiative. Millennium Fields is a collection of one- and two-bedroom apartments, and three- and four-bedroom houses. The show homes here are open daily from 10.30am to 5.00pm. Find out more at www.cala.co.uk

Discount event at Andover site this weekend – On Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May, Taylor Wimpey West London is inviting potential homeowners to an exclusive discount event at its Saxon Heights development in Andover, Hampshire. During the event, visitors will have the opportunity to find out about the housebuilder’s Open Market Discount scheme and the criteria for eligibility. This scheme can be used by those with a combined household income of less than £60,000 and live or work in the area. There’s a two-bedroom mid-terrace home for £232,000 and a two-bedroom coach house for £288,000 as part of the scheme. Saxon Heights has one- and two-bedroom apartments along with two- and three-bedroom houses, with homes available to purchase from £145,000. Find out more at www.taylorwimpey.co.uk

Open Day event at Peters Village development – This Saturday 18 May, Hyde New Homes is hosting a Sizzling Summer Special Open Day event at its Evabourne development in Peters Village development in the Medway Valley, Kent. It’s taking place at Plot 6, a house type called ‘The Verona’, a four-bedroom detached home with car port and parking. Hyde is offering £4,000 towards Stamp Duty and £4,000 holiday vouchers to someone making a reservation on the day and moving in this summer. The range of two-, three- and four-bedroom properties currently start at £389,995 for a three-bedroom house and £514,995 for a four-bedroom house. One-bedroom apartments will be launching at a later date. Find out more at www.evabourne.co.uk

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