Ellesmere Port is fast becoming a hotspot for new home buyers. Not only does the area offer unbelievable value for money, it’s extremely well-connected and a veritable hub for retail, sport and leisure.
And what’s more, with construction of 1,000 new homes underway and a further 1,150 set to be built before 2020, there’s no shortage of choice for those in search of a brand new property.
So if you’re looking to move to Ellesmere Port, you’ll want to know a few things first. Namely, why is it such a fantastic place to buy a home? Where are the best areas to live? And where are the new developments?
We’ll start with the fact that Ellesmere Port is pretty much right at the centre of the action in the North West. It’s on the doorstep of Chester, Wirral and Liverpool and well-connected to Manchester and North Wales too. The area offers world-class shopping at the UK’s largest designer outlet village Cheshire Oaks. It also boasts its fair share of fantastic sports and leisure facilities too, not to mention some great days out for families. Watch our ‘10 reasons to live in Ellesmere Port’ film below to find out more:
If that’s whetted your appetite for a move, there are no shortage of new developments to choose from.
Ellesmere Park – Anwyl Homes and Persimmon Homes
Set on the northern outskirts of the town, along Rossmore Road East, this exciting new development offers homes from both Persimmon and Anwyl in a range of two, three and four-bedroom designs. It’s perfect for families and first time buyers with excellent access to junction 8 of the M53 for those who need to be well-connected at all times.
College Gardens – Barratt Homes
College Gardens, by Barratt Homes, is a new development of 140 homes on Sutton Way. Offering a range of two, three and four-bedroom houses, you’re bound to find a home to suit your lifestyle. With easy access to the motorway, excellent schools nearby and the waterfront less than a mile away, you'll find it’s a great choice whether you're a commuter, a first time buyer or growing family.
Wellington Place – Countryside Properties
Located on Cromwell Road, at Wellington Place you’ll find 73 modern three and four-bedroom homes to suit all tastes from Countryside. Well designed and spacious, these stunning new homes are also excellently located for both work and play; a short walk into Ellesmere Port town centre and less than a nine mile drive from beautiful Chester.
Chase Park – Linden Homes and Sanctuary Homes
Linden is building 40 new homes for open market sale at Chase Park at the former Greyhound Stadium site on Thornton Road and hope to release the homes for sale in spring 2018. The location represents excellent value for money, is ideal for commuters and has a terrific sense of community.
Sanctuary Homes also has 56 new properties being developed on the site, which are available to buy outright, rent or through a flexible shared ownership scheme.
Oakley Park – Macbryde Homes
Oakley Park, also on Cromwell Road, is a stylish, contemporary development of two, three, four-bedroom properties by Macbryde Homes, just minutes away from Cheshire Oaks. Ellesmere Port train station is just a short walk from the development, allowing for rail travel across the North West and beyond.
Ledsham Garden Village – Redrow Homes
Considering its delightful semi-rural location, Redrow’s Ledsham Garden Village, off Ledsham Road, couldn’t be better connected for great transport links, superb shopping and world-class entertainment. Add in highly rated schools and superb leisure facilities all close by, and you have the perfect recipe for family living.
Many of the brand new homes across Ellesmere Port are available to purchase through the Government-backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme, which is exclusive to new build homes priced under £600,000 and could mean you can purchase a property with just a 5% deposit. To find out more see: https://www.helptobuy.gov.uk/equity-loan/equity-loans/