THINGS are looking up for those looking for a new home in Swinton following the launch of a gated new community.

Elan Homes has launched its Birchfield Court development on Worsley Road, where the company is converting former gatehouses to provide a pair of two-bedroom detached properties and building 18 new homes.

The new build homes include a choice of three, four and five-bedroom designs, including some townhouses.

Marie Morris, sales director for Elan Homes in the North, said: “Birchfield Court is an intimate, gated development that’s attracting strong interest from buyers. We’re working with potential purchasers to explain our build programme, when the properties will be ready to move into and guide them through floor plans to match them with the home that best suits their needs and budget.

“The development includes some townhouses, a style of home that was popular in the Georgian era and which we’ve adapted for modern living. By building up rather than out, we’re making best use of the footprint of the property and offering an extra level of living space. Homes set out over three floors tend to be competitively priced compared with two-storey equivalents of a similar size, plus because heat rises homeowners, could find that they’re more efficient to run.”

Current availability at Birchfield Court includes the three-bedroom, three-storey Thurston Max, priced from £334,995.

It offers 1,097 sq ft of carefully considered living space, with the ground floor almost entirely open plan.

The combined kitchen, dining room and lounge is an inviting, sociable multifunctional space that’s destined to be the heart of the home. French doors open out from the lounge to the rear garden, helping make the most of the outside space. A cloakroom completes this level.

On the first floor, there are two bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The main bedroom, with en-suite and dressing area, encompass the entire top floor, providing a tranquil retreat at the end of the day.

For those looking for a larger property, there’s the four-bedroom Ashley Max, also set out over three floors, priced from £424,995.

For a limited time and on selected homes only, Elan is offering to gift buyers 5% towards the deposit on a new home at Birchfield Court.

“We understand that raising a deposit can be the biggest barrier to buying a new home. The offer of a deposit contribution should help boost buyers’ borrowing power, enabling their money to go further and secure a high specification, energy efficient new home,” Marie added.

“What might surprise some is that some of the items we include as standard are considered upgrades by other developers. Plus, those who reserve before the roof* is fitted to their new home will be able to truly make it their own by choosing the style of the kitchen, the finish of the bathroom tiles and a host of other options.”

The new homes at Birchfield Court will enjoy a leafy setting with the existing mature trees being retained around the site’s boundaries and within the wider landscaping.

Each home will have a rear garden and either designated parking spaces, plot driveways or single garages.

Homes at Birchfield Court will be an ideal base for commuters as they are being built less than a mile from Swinton station, only five miles from Manchester city centre and close to the East Lancashire Road (A580) which also provides quick access to the motorway network to both Manchester and Liverpool.

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