The Ashby is a well designed and well proportioned 3 bedroom family home.
The Ashby is a well designed and well proportioned 3 bedroom family home. The kitchen / diner lead into the light and airy lounge which offers access to the rear garden through the french doors. The first floor offers three outstanding family rooms.
Orchard Way, Blakelaw, is a development of 98 new homes on a site less than four miles from Newcastle city centre.
Built in three phases, when complete the site will comprise a range of two, three and four bedroom homes.
All will be built to Code 3 of the government’s standard for sustainability, complete with energy saving appliances and environmental design features.
These include roof mounted solar heating panels, the latest condensing boilers, energy saving lighting, double glazing and insulated walls to lower heating bills, cycle storage and rainwater harvesting – all of which will save you money on your energy bills and be kind to the environment.
All of the homes for outright sale are available for purchase through First Step, Keepmoat Homes’ shared equity scheme.
If eligible for the scheme, buyers can own 100% of the property for just 85% of the asking price.
The rest comes in the form of a loan with no repayments due for up to five years.
Blakelaw is located in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne and offers excellent transport links to the city and its surrounding amenities.
Houses on the development are yet to be put into a council tax bracket.
The following charges are merely guidelines and are subject to change.
Band A £1,007.50, Band B £1,175.41, Band C £1,343.33 and Band D £1,511.26.
ABOUT THE DEVELOPMENT
Nearby primary schools include Hilton Primary School (0.1 mi), Thomas Walling Primary School (0.3 mi), Farne Primary School (0.5 mi) and English Martyrs RC Primary School (0.6 mi).
Secondary schools include Kenton School (1 mi), Sacred Heart Catholic High School (1.1 mi), St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School (1.2 mi) and Gosforth County Secondary School.
Newcastle University and Northumbria University are both located in the heart of the city, whilst Sunderland University is approximately 13 miles away.
The surrounding area offers no end of opportunities for days out and leisure activities. Newcastle has a fine selection of museums and art galleries, from classic painting and sculpture through to modern art in the famed Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.
Newcastle is also famed for its vibrant music scene and there are many live music venues to suit all tastes. The Metro Radio Arena has welcomed many international pop stars and bands, while the City Hall regularly hosts comedians. There are also a number of theatres and cinemas in the city.
Sports fans are well served, with a number of large golf courses nearby, including Ponteland Golf Club. The Newcastle Falcons rugby union team play home games at nearby Kingston Park and Newcastle United’s St James’ Park stadium is in the centre of the city.
Lovers of the outdoors can enjoy excursions to the coast, around 12 miles away, or long walks and bike rides a little further afield in Northumberland’s expansive countryside.
The Orchard Way development enjoys an excellent location, with easy access to many leisure amenities. There are a few small shops within walking distance, including a newsagent, a pharmacist and a small post office.
Kingston Park Retail Park is approximately a mile away and offers many large retail outlets, including Boots, Matalan, TK Maxx and PC World. The retail park is also home to an 11,055 square metre Tesco store – the largest supermarket in the UK.
Gateshead’s famous MetroCentre, one of the biggest retail centres in Europe, is approximately four miles away and with around 350 shops, window shoppers and big spenders alike will be spoilt for choice.
Newcastle city centre is easily reached by car or bus giving access to hundreds of shops, pubs, bars and restaurants. The city is famed for its bustling nightlife.
Orchard Way’s excellent transport links make it the ideal location for those commuting to work daily. The A167 is minutes away and leads directly into Newcastle city centre. The A1 is also close by, providing easy access to the towns of Northumberland to the north and the country’s motorway network to the south.
Newcastle International Airport is approximately four miles away and operates flights from a number of airlines to destinations throughout the world.
The development is well served by public transport, with a number of buses running to and from Newcastle. Nearby Kingston Park also has a Metro station providing quick and regular services throughout Newcastle and the surrounding area.