Redrow - Caddington Woods,
Prices from £519,950 to £764,950
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About the Development
There is a Tesco Extra just a short drive from the development, with Sainsbury’s, Aldi and Asda stores in nearby Dunstable.
For Doctors, register with Lister House Surgery on 33 Manor Road (call and for dentists try beech Hill Dental Practice, also on Dunstable Road (Sat Nav LU4 8SE, call .
There is a superb range of dining options both close by and in the two towns. Nearby Caddington is home to the Spice restaurant, which is highly rated, with the equally well regarded Frog and Rhubarb close by in Woodside, along with a choice of popular gastro pubs. Further afield, the award winning White Horse at Hatching Green is also very popular.
Luton has a wide selection of restaurants offering cuisine from across the world, with something for every taste and budget, while nearby Luton Hoo is home to both the Wernher Restaurant and Adam Brasserie, and is famous for its afternoon teas.
Of course, convenient commuting isn’t everything; you also want the same quality and convenience for you children too, and at Caddington Woods, you will be truly spoiled for choice. Being within easy reach of both Luton and Dunstable means you have an outstanding choice of local primary and secondary schools, including the charming Caddington Village School. The ‘Oustanding’ OFSTED rated Challney High Schools for Boys and its sister school the ‘Good’ rated Challney High School for girls are both within easy reach, as are Ferrars Academy, Manshead Upper School and Barnfield West Academy and many more.
For independent education, Kings House Prep and Rabia Boys and Girls schools all come highly recommended as does Beechwood Park School.
With two towns and endless Bedfordshire countryside within easy reach, there is certainly plenty to do. Play a round on the courses at Stockwood Park or Dunstable Downs. Inspire Sports Village in Luton has state of the art multi-sport facilities, including an Olympic sized swimming pool, and there are further facilities at Houghton Regis Leisure Centre. Locally, Venue 360 offers sports and fitness along with events and conference facilities.
For evening entertainment, visit the Galaxy in Luton for a multiscreen cinema, bowling, dining and much more, or enjoy top quality productions at Luton’s Hat Factory Arts Centre and Library Theatre, or Dunstable’s Grove Theatre.
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park will always be a popular choice with the kids and is just a short drive from your new home to the south of Dunstable.
Two towns gives you twice the choice when it comes to shopping, with The Mall in Luton and the Quadrant in Dunstable just two of many top shopping centres and retail parks within a few miles of home and there is an extensive pedestrianised shopping areas in each town.
Alternatively, Milton Keynes has excellent shopping facilities and the Galleria in Hatfield is just half an hour away. Of course, for the ultimate in retail therapy, London is less than an hour away by train, offering everything from the big names of Oxford Street to the exclusive boutiques of Mayfair.
Despite its rural location, Caddington Woods enjoys excellent transport links by road, rail and even air. The A5 is just a few minutes away, as is junction 11 of the M1, linking you to London in just 36miles and the M5 even closer at just 15miles. Luton and Dunstable are linked by a guided busway, offering regular services to both towns.
For rail services, you have a choice of stations, with Leagrave 2½miles to the north offering almost 400 parking spaces and Luton Station, 3miles away, offering over 550. Both have direct services to London Blackfriars in around 50minutes, though it is worth braving the town centre morning traffic to catch the express to London from Luton, which takes just 26minutes to St Pancras, and includes two services at around 8:00 and 8:15. Alternatively, Luton Parkway, 4½miles away also has access to the express services and has 800 parking spaces.
London Luton Airport is just 7miles from the development offering flights for both business and pleasure across Europe and beyond.