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New Homes News in Brief Week 45 - Launches, Events, Offers

Posted 8 November 2018 by Keith Osborne

Find out about the latest range of deals, events and launches at new homes developments across the UK...

It’s another big week for launches, events and special offers on a whole range of brand new homes across the UK, and here the WhatHouse? team provides serious house-hunters the details for a host of the most current ones...


Special offer to firefighters in Winsford - Staff at Winsford Fire Brigade Training Centre have a special offer from Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes when they purchase a new home at one of their developments in Winsford, Cheshire. They are offering £1,000 towards moving costs as well as free fitted carpets and flooring. Charlotte Place has a range of three- and four-bedroom homes, with three-bedroom homes currently for sale at Weaver View. Part Exchange and Help to Buy are offered here. Find out more about new homes for sale in Winsford 


New show homes open at Cornish development – Wainhomes is inviting house-hunters looking for a home in Cornwall to its Tamar Meadows site, where it has just opened two show houses. Located in St Ann’s Chapel, just west of Gunnislake, this collection of two- to four-bedroom homes boasts views of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The ‘Jenner’ is a four-bedroom townhouse style priced from £248,950, and the ‘Trevithick’, from £195,950, is a three-bedroom, two-storey property with open-plan kitchen/dining room and en suite master bedroom. Find out more at wainhomes.net   

Gloucester welcomes new show apartment – The conversion of former Gloucester Royal Mail offices into 48 new apartments will see a new show home unveiled by Elevate Property Group at The Post House from 10.00am on Saturday 10 November. While 20 of the properties are already reserved off-plan, there is still plenty of choice for buyers and the fully furnished unit will show first-hand the design and specification they can expect. Prices range from £108,000 to £123,000 for the one-bedroom apartments, and £155,000 to £185,000 for the two-bedroom apartments (with one and two allocated parking spaces each, respectively). Find out more at [email protected] 

New show house opens doors at Swindon development – David Wilson Homes has unveiled a new show home at the popular Swindon development, Tadpole Garden Village. The current phase, Park View, offers three-, four- and five-bedroom homes. A ‘Leighfield’ four-bedroom house has been professionally decorated and furnished for visitors to see the design and specification for themselves, as well as talk to the sales team. Find out more about Park View at Tadpole Garden Village from David Wilson Homes 


Homes ready to move in by Christmas in Wales – There are properties at a number of David Wilson Homes developments in South Wales which will be ready to move into by Christmas. These include four- and five-bedroom homes at King’s Wood Gate in Monmouth, with prices starting at £342,000; three- and four-bedroom homes at The Acres in Penperlleni; five-bedroom homes at St James’ Gardens in Wick; and four-bedroom homes at Springfield Gardens in St Mellons. Take a look at David Wilson Homes developments in Wales 

Off-plan purchases available in Dinas Powys – Keen homebuyers can now make ensure they get the plot they really want by buying off-plan at a brand new Edenstone Homes development, The Woodlands, located on Cross Common Road. Three people have already taken this step, selecting from the current range of three- and four-bedroom designs with prices from £330,000 to £425,000. The housebuilder’s Easy Move scheme is available to help homeowners sell their existing property. Find out more at edenstonehomes.com  

Two new show homes opened in Radyr – There's not one, but two new show homes for South Wales house-hunters to view at Maes Y Deri, the Barratt Homes development in Radyr on the northwestern fringes of Cardiff. One is a ‘Thornton’ house type – four bedrooms, open-plan kitchen/dining/family room, utility room – priced from £341,995. The other is a ‘Radleigh’ - four bedrooms, kitchen with utility room, separate lounge and study. Find out more about the full range of new homes at Maes Y Deri from Barratt Homes 


Help to Buy apartments in central York – The last few homes at Hungate, the development in the heart of York, now has properties available using the government-backed Help to Buy scheme. Developers Lendlease and Evans Property Group are offering 17 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with a starting price of £196,000, which needs a 5% deposit of £9,800. These energy- efficient homes have cycle storage in a private courtyard, with some homes available with parking. Find out more at www.hungateyork.co.uk. 


New homes on sale for iconic Luton development – Strawberry Star Homes has put the first homes on the market at its forthcoming LU2ON development, where it will be building 785 new homes well-connected to rail and airlinks. The studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments on Phase 1 launch in London this week, with an event in Luton on Saturday 10 November. The starting price is now £185,000 for the first 400 homes, which are set to be complete in 2021. These will have floor-to-ceiling windows, video entry, triple glazing and mechanical air ventilation among many other features. Find out more at www.lu2on.com  

Open House event at Overstone development this Saturday – David Wilson Homes is hosting an Open House event on Saturday 10 November at The Avenue, its development in Overstone, Northamptonshire. Among the homes on sale is the four-bedroom ‘Drummond’ style house, which can be purchased using Help to Buy and Part Exchange. The development is located within easy reach of Northampton railway station, and the M1 and A43. Find out more about The Avenue from David Wilson Homes  

New show home unveiled in Loughborough – Westleigh has opened a new show home at its Beacon Place development in Loughborough, Leicestershire. It’s a four-bedroom ‘Farringdon’ house style with a dual-aspect kitchen/dining room, utility room and en suite to the master bedroom. The development offers a choice of newly released two-, three- and four-bedroom homes starting from £199,950. Help to Buy is available here. Find out more at www.westleigh.co.uk/beacon-place 

Open House events at Bedfordshire developments this weekend – Saturday 10 November is a day David Wilson Homes will be hosting Open House events at two developments in Bedfordshire; Great Denham Park in Great Denham and Marston Fields in Marston Moretaine. Visitors to the sites can speak to the sales advisors about moving in to some plots before Christmas – with some special offers on selected plots. Find out more about the Bedfordshire developments from David Wilson Homes 


New exclusive development launched in Bishop’s Stortford – Hertfordshire house-hunters now have a new boutique development of just five homes in Bishop’s Stortford. GO Homes has opened Chantry Place, a collection of five- and six-bedroom luxury houses in a semi-rural location. One example is the ‘Kensington’, with open-plan kitchen/dining/family room, separate living room and drawing room, utility room, six bedrooms (three en suites) and integral double garage. There’s a wealth of schools rated ‘Outstanding’ within a few miles of these homes. Prices start at £1.35m and a deposit paid incentive runs until 10 January 2019. Find out more at www.go-homes.co.uk 

Release of new homes in Milton Keynes – Taylor Wimpey has opened Oakbrook, a new development of two-bedroom apartments, and three- and four-bedroom houses in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Within walking distance of shops, schools and amenities, these new homes start at £198,000. A three-storey, four-bedroom ‘Danbury’ house type is available from £366,000. There’s purchase assistance through Help to Buy and the company’s Easymover scheme. Find out more at www.taylorwimpey.co.uk 

New homes come to Rushmoor – Bellway recently launched Helios Park in Rushmoor, bringing a selection of two-, three- and four-bedrooms to the property market at the sought-after Hampshire town. Available with Help to Buy, prices here now start from £305,000 for a two-bedroom house and go up to £585,000 for a four-bedroom house. Seven properties have already been reserved since launch. Find out more at www.bellway.co.uk 

Four homes left at Kent development – Just four of the 12 properties and Pentland Homes’ Berberis Place development in Shadoxhurst, Kent are still available. With vernacular design but the latest specifications, there are two three-bedroom semi-detached houses from £319,995, a three-bedroom detached house at £525,995 and a four-bedroom house at £479,995. Viewings are by appointment only. Find out more at www.pentlandhomes.co.uk 

Watch a video about Berberis Place here:


Black Friday offer on new homes in Hertfordshire/Essex – GO Homes is entering into the spirit of Black Friday by offering stamp duty paid at its developments for reservations made on Friday 23 November. This applies at Boudicca Gardens in Waltham Abbey, Carriage Court in Hertford, Chantry Place in Bishops Stortford and Elmstead Green in Colchester). The offer could mean a saving of up to £29,750 on a three-bedroom house and up to £83,750 on a six-bedroom home. Help to Buy is available on selected plots. Find out more at www.go-homes.co.uk  

East Anglian new homes ready to move into by Christmas – Kier Living Eastern is offering a range of new build properties which buyers can move into to celebrate the festive season. There are show homes to view at developments such as Saxon Fields, Blofield, Norfolk; Stortford Fields, Birchanger, Essex; and Elms Croft, Long Melford, Suffolk. Kier offers a number of buyer incentives, such as Help to Buy and Part Exchange. Find out more about all Kier Living developments  

Three-bedroom homes left at Norfolk development – Taylor Wimpey has just two three-bedroom houses left for sale at its Tharston Meadow development in the Norfolk village of Tharston. Each of these is ready to move into for Christmas and come with an upgraded kitchen and flooring. They are both ‘Gosford’ house types with open-plan kitchen/dining room, French door access to the rear garden and with a master bedroom with en suite. Help to Buy and other incentives are offered on both. Find out more at www.taylorwimpey.co.uk 


Launch of Shared Ownership homes in Wandsworth this weekend – L&Q is introducing 10 Shared Ownership properties to the market on Saturday 17th November at Wandsworth Exchange, its new development on Wandsworth High Street, SW18. It’s the first phase of 21 Shared Ownership homes that form part of the 172-unit scheme. Prices start from £115,625 for a 25% share of one-bedroom apartment (full market value £462,500), and £146,875 for a 25% share of a two-bedroom apartment (full market value £587,500). These new homes are just eight minutes on foot from Wandsworth Town railway station. Find out more at www.wandsworthexchange.co.uk 

Viewings of Shared Ownership homes in Lewisham this weekend – On Saturday 10 November, Peabody is inviting prospective buyers to take a look at its Vale Apartments development in Lewisham, released this autumn and comprising 12 one-, two- and three-bedroom properties for sale on a part-buy/part-rent basis. From 10.00am to 4.00pm, there’s an opportunity to speak to the marketing team and to reserve a home for £99 – as opposed to the usual £500 payment. Just minutes from the well-connected station, prices for a 30% share start at £102,750 for a one-bedroom apartment, £124,500 for a two-bedroom unit and £168,000 for a three-bedroom property (based on full market values of £342,500, £415,000 and £560,000 respectively). Find out more at peabodysales.co.uk 

Launch of Shared Ownership homes in Erith this weekend – L&Q opens a new development in Erith, southeast London, which will comprise 44 apartments and four-bedroom houses, all of which will be available to purchase through the government-backed Shared Ownership programme. The first phase of eight one- and two-apartments at Erith Baths are priced from £77,875 and £96,250 respectively for a 35% share (based on full market values of £222,500 and £275,000 respectively). There’s a show home open 10.00am to 5.00pm (Thursday to Monday) and 10.00am to 5p4.00pm (Sunday). Find out more at lqpricedin.co.uk/Erith 


Bridge of Weir development opens today – Thursday 8 November sees the unveiling of Ranfurly Green, a new CALA Homes development of 12 detached homes neighbouring Old Course Ranfurly Golf Club in Bridge of Weir. It comprises four- and five-bedroom properties of up to 2,812 sq ft with house types from the company’s new contemporary-deign Light and Space range. The first homes at Ranfurly Green will be released from Corum estate agency, located on Main Street, Bridge of Weir. Find out more about CALA developments  

Second phase launched at East Calder – A new phase of properties has been released by Taylor Wimpey at its Calderwood development in East Calder, West Lothian. There’s a choice of three-, four- and five-bedroom house styles, with prices starting from £198,000. The development is within easy reach of local schools, shops, pubs and amenities, and well connected to Edinburgh. Find out more at www.taylorwimpey.co.uk 

New show home open at Milton of Campsie development – CALA Homes as opened the doors to a brand new show home at Fin Glen, its development of contemporary-styled homes in Milton of Campsie, East Dunbartonshire. This scheme is bringing 43 detached four- and five-bedroom detached homes set in a semi-rural location off the town’s Birdston Road. There are eight different house types ranging from 1,439 sq ft to 2,278 sq ft. The decorated and furnished show home is a five-bedroom ‘Logan’ house. Find out about developments from CALA Homes 

Just three apartments left for sale at Bothwell site – The show home launch in August has led to quick sales at Riverside at Bothwell, the CALA Homes development in South Lanarkshire. Now just three apartments remain for sale there. Visitors are welcome daily (from 11.00am to 5.30pm) to see the three-bedroom show home. Prices on the remaining apartments start at £312,000 for the two-bedroom ‘Edlen’ unit. Find out more about Riverside at Bothwell from CALA Homes 

Special offer at Milngavie retirement scheme – Leading specialist developer McCarthy & Stone is, for a limited time offering a special deal to buyers at its Riverwood development that could save the buyer thousands of pounds. ‘Move for Free’ sees buyers reserving before 24 November 2018 saving on Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), estate agency costs, legal fees and removal costs - potentially valued up to £12,000. Riverside is bringing 49 one- and two-bedroom apartments for over-60s and is open to potential purchasers from Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am to 5.00pm. Find out more about McCarthy & Homes developments 

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