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New Homes News in Brief Week 48 - Launches, Events, Offers

Posted 29 November 2018 by Keith Osborne

Read about the special offers and homes to move into before Christmas, as well as launches and events across UK developments...

Believe it or not, there are still new homes available to move into before Christmas, show homes and marketing suites are still open and there are events and special offers to suit buyers across the UK... 


Just four homes left at student development – Priestley Construction has just four units left for sale at Rivermill Court, its conversion of a Grade II-listed former mill in Kirkstall, north Leeds into 27 student homes. 85% sold, the development has three two-bedroom apartments and a duplex left for sale to buy-to-let investors in the student accommodation sector.


Last Christmas-ready home at Derbyshire development – St Modwen Homes has just one home ready to move into for Christmas at Branston Leas. It’s the Home of the Month, Plot 202, the ‘Cuthbert’ house type. Priced at £344,995, it is a five-bedroom house with an open-plan kitchen/family/dining room, separate study, laundry room and two en suites. It comes with incentives up to the value of £10,000, if reserved before 30 November, and can be purchased through Part Exchange. Find out more about St Modwen Homes developments 

Two Christmas-ready homes near Swadlincote – There’s a pair of brand new properties ready to move into before Christmas at Manorfields, the St Modwen Homes development in Castle Gresley, just two miles from Swadlincote. Home of the Month is the three-bedroom, semi-detached ‘Houghton’ house on plot 161, which is available for £220,000. Homeowner buyers can ask about the Park Exchange scheme to cut out estate agents and the property chain to move quickly and easily. The marketing suite and show home are open from 10.00am to 5.30pm every day. Find out more about Manorfields from St Modwen Homes 

Last home for sale on first phase in Derby scheme – Compendium Living is building the Castleward scheme in Derby city centre and now there’s only one apartment left for sale on the first phase. Priced at £151,950 is the two-bedroom ‘Walkelyn’ home which comes with a private parking space adding further convenience – and now a furniture package included. Both bedrooms are doubles and there’s an en suite in one. The government-backed Help to Buy scheme is available, requiring just a 5% deposit and 75% mortgage. Find out more at www.castleward.co.uk 

New show home open in Nettleham – The village of Nettleham, north-east of Lincoln has a new show home. The development is called Nettleham Chase and it is being built by Allison Homes, bringing two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom house types as well as bungalows. Nettleham has won several ‘best kept village’ awards due to its shops, schools, facilities and social life. Prices start at £229,995. The show home is open from 10.00 to 17.00, Thursday to Monday.  Find out more about Nettleham Chase from Allison Homes

New show home opens in Nottinghamshire – Larkfleet Homes has unveiled a new show home at its Collingham Brook development in the Nottinghamshire village of Collingham. It’s a fully furnished five-bedroom house, the ‘Thirsk’, is a detached property with a double garage and is priced at £429,995. It shows the design and specification buyers can expect in that and other nine different property types on offer, with prices currently starting at £208,995. Collingham itself has a wide variety of shops and facilities, and it is well conncted to Lincoln, Newark and Nottingham. Find out about Collingham Brook from Larkfleet Homes


Properties still available at award-winning sites – Countryside has recently won a housebuilding award for two of its developments: Horsted Park in Chatham, and Foundry Gardens in Haywards Heath. House-hunters can still find properties for sale at these sites, with Help to Buy available on selected plots. At Horsted Park, only three homes remain: a spacious two-bedroom, second-floor apartment, priced at £242,000, and two detached four-bedroom, three-storey houses with integral garage, priced at £465,000 each. At Foundry Gardens, there are two- and four-bedroom houses priced from £350,000 to £660,000. All four-bedroom homes have an integral garage. Find out more about both at www.countrysideproperties.com  

Special event at East Sussex show home – Jones Homes is hosting a special event on Friday 30 November at the show home of its Mayfield Place in Mayfield, East Sussex. House-hunters are treated to mulled wine and mince pies to take a look at the three-bedroom ‘Brightling’ house. Located off Love LaneMayfield Place is a collection of three- and four-bedroom houses. View more about Jones Homes

Release of Shared Ownership homes in Oxfordshire – Catalyst is now offering a collection of two- and three-bedroom Shared Ownership homes at Hopefield Grange in Benson-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. There are 19 homes, with prices starting from £128,000 for a 40% share in a mid-terrace two-bedroom home (based on full market value of £310,000) and from £152,000 for a three-bedroom semi-detached home (based on full market value of £380,000). Viewing is by appointment only. Find out more at hopefieldgrange.co.uk  

New show home at Hampshire development – There's a now a show home to view at Ramsdell @ Ashford Hill, a development from Charles Church in the pretty Hampshire village of Ashford Hill. It’s a four-bedroom ‘Bond’ style house, fully decorated and fitted. The site will provide a range of four- and five-bedroom homes that may be perfect for growing families or downsizers. Among them is the ‘Knightsbridge’, a four-bedroom detached property available from £514,950, and the five-bedroom ‘Albermarle’, another detached property with two en-suite bedrooms and an integral garage, priced from £809,950. The sales office is now open from Thursday to Monday, 10.00am to 5.00pm. Find out more about Ramsdell @ Ashford Hill by Charles Church

Three homes ready to move into a Milton Keynes site – CALA Homes is advising keen property seekers in Buckinghamshire to come to CALA at Whitehouse, its development in Milton Keynes, where there are three units ready to move into in 2018.  Among them is the current Home of the Month, ‘The Kineton’, which is a three-bedroom, three-storey home priced £394,950. For purchasers looking to make a quick and efficient move before the end of the year, the housebuilder offers a Part Exchange scheme. Alternatively, a buyer can reserve it for a 5% deposit before 31 December. View more developments from CALA Homes 


Pre-Christmas incentives available at Peterborough sites – Keepmoat Homes has special offers on for buyers until Christmas at one of three of its developments in the city. Offers available at select plots at Roman Fields, which are offered to anyone purchasing up to and including 24 December, include: up to £5,000 discount; fitted kitchens with glass splash black; flooring; and turf to the rear garden. There are also homes available at two other of its Peterborough developments, The Scholars and The Academics. Potential buyers will find a range of two- to four-bedroom homes available. Find out more at www.keepmoat.com 

New homes launched in Essex – Bellway has unveiled a brand new development in Great Leighs, Essex, which will be bringing a collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom houses to the popular village, around 30 minutes from Colchester. Prices at The Furlongs start at £339,995 for a two-bedroom home, with the government-backed Help to Buy scheme available. The village has plenty of amenities of its own, including schools and sports clubs. Find out more at www.bellway.co.uk  


Christmas incentives at London/Herts developments – Telford Homes is offering purchasers a range of incentives across some of its London developments, if they reserve between now and Christmas. At The Liberty Building on the Isle of Dogs, the housebuilder will match the deposit of up to 5% of the purchase price. At Manhattan Plaza in Poplar, those buying a penthouse will be given a one-year membership to the highly regarded Quintessentially lifestyle management service. At Bow Garden Square, purchasers receive home furnishings for free, while outside Greater London, buyers will have their estate agency fees paid when they take one of the remaining homes at the Brookman’s Manor development between Potters Bar and Hatfield. Find out more at http://www.telfordhomes.london

New launch of homes at Nine Elms – Bellway has launched a new collection of apartments in the regeneration of Nine Elms. Lexington Gardens is on former Royal Mail land and comprises one-, two- and three-bedroom properties with prices currently starting at £569,950. The development offers a private gym, meeting room, media room for hire and 24-hour concierge, as well as rooftop gardens with great views across the capital. Find out more at www.bellway.co.uk 

Help to Buy available on homes in Elephant & Castle – Lendlease is offering Help to Buy London on the final homes at its Elephant Park development. There are 18 one-bedroom apartments in Highwood Garden Terrace, all priced £599,999 – just inside the barrier for the government-backed purchase assistance scheme. The new homes are close to numerous rail, Tube and bus links across London, and within easy reach of many shops, schools, leisure facilities and amenities. Find out more at www.homesbylendlease.co.uk/west-grove  

Great start to newly launched Walthamstow development – Taylor Wimpey saw keen interest in its Eclipse development in Walthamstow, north-east London, when it was launched recently. Buyers queued to reserve the plot they wanted, with prices starting at £329,000 and London Help to Buy an option. The development is a collection of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and duplexes, just 500 feet from Blackhorse Road station. Its sales office is open from 10.00am to 5.30pm Thursday to Monday.  

Final release of homes at E14 development – Fairview New Homes has put the last few homes for sale at Phoenix, its apartment scheme in Broomfield Street, E14. There’s a new fully furnished show home on the 11th floor of the development, part of The View Collection. The last phase of two-bedroom homes starts at £465,000. These new homes are a five-minute walk from Langdon Park DLR station, where services run to Canary Wharf in just six minutes. The sales suite and show home are open daily between 10.00am and 5.00pm. Find out more at www.fairview.co.uk 

Festive open day at Fitzroy Gate in Old Isleworth - On Saturday 1 December, St James will hold a Christmas-themed Open Day at Fitzroy Gate in Old Isleworth, to mark the beginning of the festive period. The event will include a wide range of Christmas festivities, from onsite reindeer feeding to wreath making and Christmas carolling, ensuring that there is something for everyone. St James will also be providing a selection of food and drinks, including mulled wine and minced pies. In addition to the host of Christmas-themed activities, guests will be able to visit all three of the stunning show homes that are currently available to buy at the scheme. Prices for a four-bedroom home at Fitzroy Gate start from £1,400,000. For more information, please visit fitzroygate.co.uk. View the impressive show home at Fitzroy Gate 


234 new homes from Miller Homes – Miller Homes has announced it will provide 234 new homes in commuter towns, ideally located within east reach of Glasgow and the rest of the Central Belt. The two developments are suitable for buyers at all stages of life. One of the developments, Highstonehall in Hamilton is made up of three-, four- and five-bedroom homes. For buyers that reserve a new home by 31 December, with a move in date by 31 March 2019, Miller Homes will provide £2,000 option vouchers towards personalising the property. Reserving a property during November costs just £99. Potential buyers should visit the marketing suite at 10 Main Street, Bothwell, G71 8RF, visit www.millerhomes.co.uk or call 03334 146 458. 

Get a feel for life at South Gilmerton Brae from Miller Homes - The Miller Homes development off Gilmerton Station Road, is ideal for couples, young professionals and larger families, and with a number of incentives available there’s no better time to consider a move to this desirable area. Residents can enjoy easy access to Edinburgh. For a closer look at the show home, Miller Homes has created a guided video tour, which is available to view here. The Mitford at Plot 19 is priced at £329,995 and comes with Part Exchange and a contribution towards LBTT. For buyers who reserve their new home this year (until 31 December), with a move in date before 31 March 2019, Miller Homes is offering £2,000 towards options – perfect for personalising your dream home. For more information, visit South Gilmerton Brae Thursday to Monday from 10.30am-5.30pm, call 03334 145 645. View more about South Gilmerton Brae from Miller Homes  

Mactaggart & Mickel Homes have unveiled two luxury show homes in Killearn - Buchanan Views is an exclusive development of 24 three-, four- and five-bedroom homes on the western edge of Killearn. All homes are from the iconic Design Collection with high specifications throughout. Both show homes, The Inchcolm and The Miller, have been styled by acclaimed designer Gerry Burke to reflect the beautiful rural location. A palette of earth tones, enlivened by mustard and aqua, is complemented by softly textured wallcoverings and fabrics, creating a warm and inviting space. Located off Station Road, and near the village green and local amenities, Buchanan Views is beside idyllic open countryside with Loch Lomond and the Campsie Fells a short drive away. The village has excellent links to Glasgow and Stirling. Homes at Buchanan Views are available from £274,995. The Sales and Marketing suite is open Thursday to Monday, 10:30am – 4:30pm. Viewers can contact a Sales Consultant on 07583 006331 or [email protected] 


A new home for Christmas at Trentham Manor – House hunters who think they may have left it too late to celebrate Christmas in a new home should visit St Modwen Homes’ Trentham Manor development in Stoke-on-Trent, where there are properties still available to move into ready for the festive season. Trentham Manor is a beautiful development of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes, perfectly positioned on the edge of the leafy suburb of Trentham and is less than five miles from Stoke-on-Trent city. Among the properties available to get settled into ready for Christmas is the current Home of the Month, Plot 230, the Kea, priced at £246,950. A stunning three-bedroom detached property, the Kea boasts a spacious living area, contemporary kitchen and large windows to flood the property with natural light. The Kea also comes with incentives up to the value of £10,000, if reserved before 30 November. For further information on the properties available at Trentham Manor, please call 0330 058 6930. Alternatively, visit the marketing suite and show homes open daily from 10am to 5.30pm. View more developments from St Modwen Homes   


Expand your horizons at Vista from Platinum Skies – Vista is the latest offering from industry innovator Platinum Skies. Located among the pine trees in the picturesque Dorset town of Poole, the 50-unit development will offer impressive views of the harbour, quay and glamorous Sandbanks, known as “Britain’s Palm Beach”. The contemporary development offers tiered glass balconies and full-length windows, large predominately South-facing one- and two-bedroom apartments in addition to super-spacious three-bedroom apartments for buyers seeking even more space. Prices range from £415,000 - £1.05m. For more details, call 01202 471461 or browse the website www.platinumskies.co.uk

Platinum Skies introduces a new ‘Chapter’ for Salisbury – Platinum Skies is launching Chapters, a retirement village that is opening within easy walking distance of the centre of Salisbury. Chapters will offer 197 properties, a mix of apartments, cottages and larger houses, with an on-site bistro, activity suite, treatment rooms and private lounge areas. Located in the grounds of the Grade II-listed, 19th Century Finch House and a stone’s throw from Salisbury’s train station, Chapters is already selling fast to retirees wanting to rightsize. Platinum Skies’ own research cites lack of suitably-located properties and the high cost of purchase as the top two reasons for preventing people from downsizing, and wanted to offer a more affordable way to access retirement housing. It offers a part-rent, part-buy scheme, where prospective residents purchase a share in a property, before paying a monthly rent and management fee. Prices start from £112,500 for a 50% share of a one-bedroom home. Visit platinumskies.co.uk for more information. 

David Wilson Homes to include bungalows at new development – David Wilson Homes has announced plans to include bungalows at its new development in Barnstaple. The Buckfastleigh-styled bungalow is now available at Tarka Ridge development in the village of Yelland, Tarka Ridge provides beautiful coast life living with easy access to local amenities – the town of Barnstaple is just a short drive away. The housebuilder says the adaptable layouts make the homes ideal for a wide range of buyers. “Those who are retiring, or perhaps planning ahead for later life, will love these beautiful designs,” says Sara Parker, David Wilson Homes sales director. Prices start from £335,000. Find out more information about the bungalow designs and Tarka Ridge from David Wilson Homes 

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