New homes snapshot - beside the sea on the Lancashire coast

Posted 21 April 2016 by Helen Christie

With affordable home developments and beautiful coastal beaches, Lancashire is a popular spot for new homes buyers…

Lancashire is a county in north west England with a population of just under 1.5m. It has a beautiful coastline and prime sandcastle sand can be found on the main beaches at St Annes, Blackpool, Cleveleys, Fleetwood and Morecambe.

Lancashire boasts a busy new homes market thanks to numerous housebuilders. Last year, planning permission was granted for 650 new homes in South Ribble, with a percentage being affordable homes.

Lancashire is a well-connected area, relying strongly on the M6 which runs past Lancaster and Preston. With stations at Lancaster and Preston, the West Coast Main Line provides direct rail links with London and other major cities. Heysham, on the edge of Morecambe Bay has direct ferry links to the Isle of Man and Ireland.

With plenty of attractions, shopping centres and nature sites in Lancashire, the appeal of the county is very apparent. 

New homes for sale in and around the Lancashire coast now or coming soon: 

The Hawley Gardens development from WhatHouse? Award Sustainable Developer of the Year 2015 winner Barratt Homes has been specially designed by ecologists to protect the area’s natural eco system enjoys close amenities, schools and beautiful coastal outlooks. Prices at Hawley Gardens start from £136,995

Harbour Village from Redrow Homes is a very special seaside development right at the tip of the Fylde peninsula. With stunning views and fresh ocean air, this exquisite development is situated in one of the most sought after locations. Prices start from £179,995. 

The Pavilion, Redrow HomesAnother from Redrow Homes is The Pavilion, which is coming soon. The Pavilion will offer an exclusive selection of 4 bedroom detached executive homes in Poulton le Fylde, from their award winning Heritage Collection. You and your family could move in for just 5% deposit, with lower monthly mortgage repayments, thanks to the government backed Help to Buy scheme. With excellent commuter connections by rail and road, superb shopping close by and a choice of Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ primary and senior schools within walking distance, you’ll find everything you and your family need for modern living within Poulton le Fylde.

With a sales release forecast for late 2016/early 2017, Ortus Homes has a new development on Marine Road East in the beautiful Lancashire region of Morecambe, with 51 contemporary one- and two-bedroom retirement apartments exclusively for the over-55s. Designed to offer space and luxury, the apartments are set on the promenade with impressive views over Morecambe Bay.

A popular seaside town nestled in the heart of Morecambe Bay, but just an hours drive from the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, Morecambe is a highly desirable place to live with plenty to offer owners embarking on their retirement.Morecambe lies across Lancashire and Cumbria to offer a wealth of natural attractions and areas of outstanding natural beauty – such as the Arnside-Silverdale area.

Also in Morecambe, bordered by farmland and within walking distance or short drive to the seafront and village of Heysham comes Millers Green from Miller Homes. Prices start from £72,995. The M6 gives easy access from Millers Green to Manchester, Preston and Liverpool, and there is a train station at Heysham Port, around a mile from the development, with services to Lancaster and the national network. Heysham is a large coastal village, with a ferry port serving the Isle of Man and Ireland. It is home to attractive 17th century cottages, and thanks to its colourful floral displays, it has twice won Britain in Bloom’s Gold Small Village award.

For those looking to make the move to the picturesque village, Persimmon Homes have developed Launds Field, a selection of four-bedroom homes starting from £242,995.

New homes for sale in and around Blackpool:

Foxhall Village is a £50m scheme from Hollinwood Homes, sitting in harmony with its seaside surroundings, which is mirrored in the contemporary, high-quality new homes. The 400 homes with comprise two-, three- and four-bedroom houses and apartments. These energy efficient homes will be situation in green, open spaces which are linked to the promenade and town centre via designated walkways and cycle-paths.

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