Five-star housebuilder, Story Homes, has now opened the doors to the show homes at two of its Tyne and Wear developments, as part of its ongoing expansion in the North East
The 70-home Dovecote Place development is based on Newburn Road, between Newburn and Throckley, and 169-home Fairfields Manor is located in Crawcrook. Both are just a few miles from Newcastle city centre so are ideally placed for commuters.
Lyndsey Walton, Sales Manager at Story Homes, said: “Sales at both developments have so far exceeded expectations, and we are pleased that we now have our marketing suites and show homes open to give potential buyers a real insight into living in a Story Home. Dovecote Place and Fairfields Manor are two of the eleven developments we now have in the North East, and we are pleased to be offering more of our high specification family homes in Tyne and Wear.
“We believe that both of the developments offer something different to buyers. Dovecote Place and Fairfields Manor combine the benefits of semirural living with excellent transport links into the city centre, and the three, four and five-bedroom homes are finished to a high standard.”
We want to support first-time buyers as much as possible, so we are pleased to be able to offer Help to Buy at Dovecote Place.Lyndsey Walton, Sales Manager, Story Homes
Dovecote Place features eight different house types a mixture of semi-detached and detached three and four-bedroom homes that are built to a high specification internally and externally. More than half of the homes released so far have already been sold, with buyers citing the convenient location, build quality and extras included as standard as key reasons for choosing Dovecote Place.
The newly-opened show home is the four-bedroom detached ‘Taunton’, which is one of Story Homes’ most popular house types across its developments. The development has been particularly popular with first-time buyers, and features certain house types that are well-suited to those purchasing their first property. For example, the ‘Hastings’ is a threebedroom semi-detached property with driveway parking and 955 sq ft of living space. Story Homes is currently offering Help to Buy on this specific property, as well as selected other plots.
With the government-backed scheme, buyers only need a 5% deposit and a 75% mortgage, as the government will lend you up to 20% of the cost of your new home. You are not charged interest for the first 5 years and you can repay this loan at any time.
Lyndsey continued: “We want to support first-time buyers as much as possible, so we are pleased to be able to offer Help to Buy at Dovecote Place. We would encourage anyone looking for a first home with easy access into the city centre to get in touch to find out about the options available.”
Internally, the superior family homes benefit from light and spacious interiors and open plan living spaces. This includes bi-fold/French doors to patio, extensive tiling to bathrooms, bathroom fittings by Crosswater, Kelly Hoppen brassware and contemporary staircases with oak newel posts, handrails and painted spindles. Included as standard outside the homes are large block paved driveways, turfed front and rear gardens, paved patios and external sensor lights.
In addition to new homes, Story Homes’ developments create employment opportunities for local contractors and further economic benefits for the areas in which the homes are built. The housebuilder also makes financial contributions towards local education and facilities as part of its commitment to supporting the communities that surround its developments.