1 bedroom flat for sale


"The View Apartments B" at Blackburn Close, Shortstown, Bedford MK42

1 bedroom flat for sale 1 2
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Property features

  • 10 year Buildmark warranty
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Property description

*part-buy part rent (price reflects 50% share)* Get on, climb up and stay on the property ladder at Falcons Lodge!

A substantial 1 bedroom apartment which has an expansive, open-plan kitchen/dining area and living area combined, running the apartment's length. There is a well-proportioned bedroom, a bathroom and two fitted cupboards off the hallway.

With Home Reach, smaller deposit requirements and lower monthly payments make it easier to buy the home you’ve always wanted!

You can initially purchase up to 75% of your chosen development, paying a low monthly rent on the part you don’t buy. You will be granted a 125-year lease, which means you will be able to live in your home as if you’ve bought it outright. You can also buy more of your home in the future (up to 100% ownership, this is known as staircasing).

You are eligible to purchase a Linden Home Reach Property if:

  • Your household income does not exceed £80,000

  • You have a deposit (at least 5% of the share value)

  • The property will be your principle home

  • You pass a financial affordability assessment


Ground Floor
  • Living Area (3.42m x 2.66m 11'3" x 8'9")
  • Kitchen/Dining Area (3.76m x 3.70m 12'4" x 12'2")
  • Bedroom 1 (3.56m x 2.44m 11'8" x 8'0")

About Falcons Lodge

Discover our beautiful collection of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2,3,4, & 5 bedroom new houses for sale in the Bedfordshire village of Shortstown. These new homes offer flexibility for families of all sizes with options for home offices, great gardens and some wonderful outdoor opportunities in and around the peaceful rural community of Shortstown.

  • Spacious homes with flexible living options to include home offices and excellent outdoor spaces

  • Be part of the wonderful community of Shortown yet just 4 miles from the centre of Bedford and many amenities

  • A great selection of Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ schools within a short distance of home

  • Buy with just 5% deposit and 75% mortgage with Help to Buy*, or with Home Exchange† and Smooth Move‡, we can help you sell your home

To find out how to make one of these new houses for sale in Bedford your new dream home, contact us for more information and to book your viewing.

Situated close to the cosmopolitan town of Bedford, this stylish development is located in the charming village of Shortstown. Shortstown has a distinct character of its own, yet, is close enough to Bedford to benefit from all of the conveniences a modern, well-appointed town has to offer. It’s a great opportunity for you and your family to make a fresh start in a new community, and enjoy some wonderful rural surroundings and outdoor spaces, and a quiet location where you can comfortably work from home if you need to.

The local amenities of Shortstown are just a short 10-minute walk or 2-minute drive from the Falcons Lodge development. They include a post office, pharmacy, and convenience store, plus several larger supermarkets within easy reach. Our homes for sale in Bedford are set in an idyllic location with plenty of green spaces and countryside to explore on your doorstep, including the lakes, meadows and woodland of Priory Country Park, the walking routes of Shocott Spring, the play area of Shortstown Park, and the banks of the River Great Ouse. For families, there is a selection of Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ schools for all ages conveniently close to home.

For commuters or those looking for easy travel for leisure, Bedford Train Station is just 3 miles from Falcons Lodge. Likewise, the nearby A603 road provides an easy connection to Bedford town centre in just over 10 minutes, and the nearby A421 provides access to Milton Keynes in 25 minutes. Commuting to London would take approximately 90 minutes - making this village attractive to both commuters and families.

All images show typical Linden Homes and are used for illustrative purposes only - images may include optional upgrades at additional cost. Individual features such as windows, brick and other material colours may vary.

Opening Hours

Mon 10:00 - 17:00, Thu 10:00 - 17:00, Fri 10:00 - 17:00, Sat 10:00 - 17:00, Sun 10:00 - 17:00


** Incentives are subject to Linden Homes approval and only available on new reservations for a limited time only. We reserve the right to withdraw the incentive at any time without prior notice. Full details are available upon request.

¥ Deposit / Mortgage Contribution Offer on selected homes only and for a limited time only. Not in conjunction with any other offer. Terms and conditions apply. Paid as a cash lump sum allowance upon legal completion. Maximum value of the incentive is capped at a maximum of 3.5% of the purchase price, subject to lenders criteria, qualification and acceptance of cash incentives. We reserve the right to withdraw the incentive at any time without prior notice. Full details are available upon request.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Ground Floor

Ground Floor View original

Nearby transport

  • Bedford St Johns (2.1 miles)
  • Bedford (2.8 miles)
  • Kempston Hardwick (3.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (16.4 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (32.3 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (43.7 miles)
  • Kew Pier (43.5 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (43.6 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (43.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Shortstown Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Elstow School (0.9 miles)
  • Cotton End Forest School (0.9 miles)
  • Bedford Academy (1.1 miles)
  • E-Spired (1.3 miles)
  • KWS Educational Services (1.9 miles)
  • Bedford Girls' School (2.1 miles)
  • St John's School (2.5 miles)
  • Bedford School (2.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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