Taylor Wimpey's sought-after Diglis Water development of properties for sale in Worcester has been awarded a top prize for regenerating the town's wharf area.
Taylor Wimpey Midlands has scooped a prestigious national award for Diglis Water, its riverside development of properties in Worcester.
The leading housebuilder's popular waterside collection of new homes for sale in Worcester clinched a bronze award in the 'Best Brownfield Development' category at the 2012 What House? Awards.
The award comes in recognition of the role that the development in Worcester is playing breathing new life into what was historically the city's principal wharf area at the junction of the River Severn and the Birmingham and Worcester Canal.
Anne Wallace, Regional Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey, says: "We're thrilled Diglis Water has won this prestigious award, which recognises the success of the revitalisation of this prime waterside location and in building new homes and apartments in Worcester.
"The award demonstrates our commitment to urban regeneration, turning what had become a derelict industrial site into an exciting new community and providing high-quality new homes to buy in Worcester, which are affordable to buyers in a range of circumstances, along with a host of public facilities."
Diglis Water comprises 451 new homes together with retail and commercial units, recreation space and public infrastructure, including a Waterfront Park, a health and fitness centre, public car parking, mooring opportunities, a new relief road and a refurbished footbridge over the river basin.
There's currently a superb selection of new homes available at Diglis Water, including stylish one and two-bedroom 'Marina' apartments, priced from just £119,995 and £149,995 respectively, with magnificent two and three-bedroom penthouses priced from £289,995.
The two-bedroom 'Marina B' apartment, for example, priced from £239,995, features an open-plan kitchen/dining/living room with an attractive private balcony, plus an en-suite master bedroom, a well-proportioned guest bedroom, a main bathroom and a handy storage closet, while outside, the property benefits from allocated parking.
Many of the apartments at Diglis Water enjoy unrivalled views across the Worcestershire countryside, while others boast floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing natural light to flood into these attractive homes. Property-seekers can get a glimpse of the wonderful lifestyles available in this appealing waterside location by visiting the professionally styled two-bedroom show apartment.
Situated in central Worcester on the banks of the River Severn, the development is close to both city-centre conveniences and rolling countryside, while the Midlands motorway network is within easy reach for travel throughout the country and for links to Birmingham International Airport.
Worcester's origins can be traced back over 2,000 years, but today it is a thriving and modern place that boasts all the conveniences of 21st century living with a diverse selection of chain stores and boutiques. Several well-regarded schools for children of all ages are located nearby, including Cherry Orchard Primary School, King's St Albans, King's Worcester and Worcester College of Technology.
Commuters will appreciate the new homes are less than 1.5 miles from Worcester's two railway stations for services to Birmingham, London, Oxford and Bristol.
The Diglis Water Sales Centre is located off Diglis Dock Road, Worcester, WR5 3BS, and open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm.
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Date Published: 14 December 2012