Shropshire’s countryside is spectacular. From its rolling farmland, woods and river valleys, to its unique meres and mosses, it’s no wonder the county is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders – especially during the warm summer months.
It may seem like a far-fetched dream to have a house which basks in these breath-taking views. However, Shropshire Homes has a plethora of properties that have been created to sit in harmony with the surrounding countryside, positioned to enjoy some of the best countryside views in the area.
And homebuyers can learn more about the developments if they visit the Minsterley Show on Saturday 17th August (www.minsterleyshow.org.uk). Shropshire Homes is proud to be the principal sponsor of the event, which is the county’s oldest and most prestigious agricultural show. This year, the main ring attraction will be The Imps Motorcycle Display Team. The show will also feature a variety of family activities including the float competition, Grand Parade, donkey rides, circus workshop, and arts and craft. There will also be a food hall featuring some of Shropshire’s food and drink suppliers and sample what they have to offer.
Shropshire Homes will be exhibiting at the Minsterley Show and visitors are invited to head over to the stand where there will be lots of giveaways, and further information about its beautiful developments.
Among these sites is Cricketers’ Meadow in Pontesbury, just 20 minutes from the bustling town of Shrewsbury and yet with stunning views across the Shropshire Hills.
Pontesbury is one of those places that ticks all the boxes, and now homebuyers are being given a chance to live in this thriving historic village, which is a gateway to the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Shropshire Homes is creating 86 properties consisting of two, three and four-bedroom houses and bungalows. A show home has recently opened at the site - the Grasmere is a four-bedroom property and ideal for a family to move into thanks to its large kitchen/breakfast room and spacious lounge with attractive bay window.
These properties will be complemented by a village green, a new Co-op store, purpose-built premises for The Ark Day Nursery and a community hub with space for a library. Behind the development is a beautiful countryside walk, which goes along the former railway track and past the large children’s playground and newly-built BMX track. A well-maintained footpath network surrounds the village and The Chris Bagley Walk is a waymarked 10-and-a-half-mile route encompassing the best countryside in the area.
If you love the great outdoors then you can’t go wrong with Hanwood Heights, which sits on the edge of miles of countryside and is close to the Rea Brook, which is well known for its wildlife, such as otters and kingfishers. Phase two of the development is about to begin with housebuyers snapping up homes off plan.
Hanwood is great for families as the village school, St Thomas and St Anne’s Primary School, is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted and there is also a recreation ground, village hall, post office and friendly local pub, The Cock Inn. The beautiful Shropshire countryside is on the doorstep and each home has a private garden, and there are many properties with a garage.
Not far from Shrewsbury town centre is the prestigious Leighton Park, which boasts a wooded parkland setting, bowling green and cricket pavilion. The luxury homes and apartments may be located just a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Shrewsbury, but they provide a breath of fresh air to those home-hunters that are looking for an oasis of calm on the outskirts of this beautiful medieval market town.
Positioned in Bicton Heath, the site sees Shropshire Homes creating 159 houses and apartments within a selection of stunning Heritage Buildings, which date back to 1845. The Heritage Buildings offer a number of exciting options and are set to one of three specifications – silver, gold or platinum. With a range of 1,2 and 3 bedroomed homes they range from smaller apartments, which are ideal for first-time buyers or those seeking an exciting investment, to bungalows and luxurious town houses. Each option provides owners with spacious and easily managed accommodation in a beautiful setting.
There are also a number of walks around the site and great open spaces, as well as wooded areas that are great for spending time with family and friends.
Living at Leighton Park brings rural Shropshire to your doorstep while offering contemporary style with practicality.
Prices at all the above developments start from £174,950, or £139,960 under Help To Buy, so there really is something for everyone with Shropshire Homes.