Redrow - Abbeyfields,
About the Development
Enjoy this delightful semi-rural location, which is within walking distance to the historic market town of Sandbach and to a choice of outstanding primary and secondary schools, Abbeyfields is the perfect place to set up home with Redrow and raise your family.
Just minutes from the centre of town, and equally close to excellent road and rail links, including the M6, you’ll find life here is so convenient. What’s more, Sandbach enjoys a sense of community that is hard to find in the modern world, with successful cricket, football and rugby clubs and a real pride in this beautiful, historic slice of Cheshire life.
With a choice of high quality three and four bedroom detached new homes in Sandbach, Abbeyfields has so much to offer. What’s more, you could be moving in with just a 5% deposit, thanks to the government backed Help to Buy scheme, plus Redrow offers Help to Sell too to get you moving even sooner.
There is a Co-op supermarket which is just a short walk from the development on Middlewich Road, with Aldi and Waitrose supermarkets in Sandbach.
GPs can be found less than half a mile away at Ashfields Primary Care Centre in Sandbach (Sat nav CW11 1EQ, call , with dentists available at The Dental Surgery, also in Sandbach (Sat nav CW11 1DH, call .
Sandbach has a whole host of top class restaurants, with Minshull’s Country Kitchen, Rafaele Italian and Miola Spanish restaurants all highly recommended. You’ll also enjoy the Phanthong Thai Restaurant, DV8 Bar, Piste Sandbach, The Ganges and the Oriental Pearl. Nearby Elworth is home to the San San oriental restaurant.
Sandbach is also famous for its olde worlde inns in the ancient town centre, with historic half-timbered pubs centred around the iconic Sandbach Cobbles. You’ll also find great pub grub in the surrounding countryside, including the Cricketer’s Arms close to the development, The Cheshire Cheese at Wheelock and the Midland Inn in Elworth.
Forget the nightmare of school run traffic every morning, with those terrible parking problems around busy schools. At Abbeyfields, you simply couldn’t be better placed for schools, with both Sandbach School, a free school for boys, rated Good by OFSTED, and Sandbach High School for girls, rated Outstanding, both within easy walking distance of the development.
Younger children are just as lucky, and can choose between Elworth Hall Primary and Elworth CofE County Primary both a healthy walk away from home, or Offley Primary which is just a little further.
Sandbach offers an excellent choice of sports clubs and facilities, many of which are conveniently close to Abbeyfields. The nine holes of Sandbach Golf Course are right on your doorstep, and the facilities of Sandbach Leisure Centre are within easy walking distance. Golfers can also play a full 18 holes at nearby Malkins Bank, just to the south of the town.
Head to Crewe, and you’ll discover the Phoenix Leisure Park, offering a choice of ten-pin bowling or the latest blockbuster cinema releases, while the Lyceum Theatre in Crewe is housed in a delightfully ornate Edwardian building that is almost a show in itself.
For a day out in the countryside, you’ll find the Peak District National Park is just a short drive away to the east, offering endless hiking, climbing and other outdoor pursuits. For even more action, the famous thrill rides of Alton Towers are just 30 miles away. Jodrell Bank, the radio telescope made famous by Brian Cox’s Star Gazing Live, is just a short drive to the north and has a fascinating visitor centre.
Sandbach Town Centre has hosted a regular market since the 16th century. Today you’ll find a market in town every Thursday, with a farmers’ market every second Saturday of the month. The town is also home to a variety of unusual independent shops and stores as well a selection of high street names.
Nearby Crewe offers a far wider choice, with the Victoria Centre and Market Shopping Centre in town and Grand Junction and Heritage retail parks offering an out of town alternative. For a designer bargain, head one junction down the M6 to Freeport Talke.
The famous Rows of Chester, Manchester’s vast Trafford Centre and Liverpool One shopping centre are all within easy reach for a world class shopping trip.
Abbeyfields is just minutes from junction 17 of the M6, opening up the whole of the North West and West Midlands. Crewe is just 6½ miles, Northwich 11½ miles, Newcastle under Lyme 15 miles and Stoke on Trent 17 miles. For city commuters, Chester is just 26 miles and Manchester just over 30 miles. Manchester Airport is less than half an hour’s drive, with motorway virtually door to door.
Nearby Sandbach Station has direct trains to Crewe in just ten minutes and Manchester in 42 minutes, with parking at the station. Alternatively, you can drive to Crewe where you’ll find ample parking and direct trains to London in just an hour and forty minutes, Liverpool in around 35 minutes and Chester in just 20 minutes.