L&Q is launching a new collection of one-bedroom apartments, two- and three-bedroom townhouses and three-bedroom maisonettes in The Arbour, a brand new neighborhood that is part of the award-winning Beaulieu development. Located on the outskirts of Chelmsford, L&Q’s condominium homes at The Arbor meet strong demand for affordable homes in the area, where the average house price has seen 3% growth over the past 12 years. month. *
A neighborhood increasingly popular with young working people and families, The Arbor offers locals the opportunity to take their first steps up the housing ladder in a picturesque new neighborhood, located on the historic site of one of the Henry VIII’s palace. Creating a pocket of affordability, new homes can be secured with deposits from just £3,500.
The homes themselves can be designed to suit the resident’s individual style, with a choice of three specifications: Classic Contemporary, Cool Style and Timeless Warmth. Contemporary Symphony kitchens feature soft-closing drawers and doors, as well as fully integrated appliances including oven, hob, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer. In the bathroom, natural wood effect tub and sink panels and neutral wall tiles are complemented by the three piece white bathroom suite and chrome tub, shower and sink faucets. With built-in wardrobes in most master bedrooms, downlights in the bathroom and kitchen, and TV outlets in the living room and master bedroom, the homes are ready for residents.
The Arbor benefits from many conveniences nearby. The development is home to a brand new comprehensive school, Beaulieu Park School, as well as a daycare, education center and community center. Offering convenience in a countryside location, Beaulieu Square is within walking distance of The Arbor, meaning residents enjoy easy access to a range of shops and facilities, including a Sainsbury’s Local, food take-out, Beaulieu Dental Surgery and Spring Lodge Veterinary Surgery. Plans for a new health centre, train station and another primary school are also underway, along with 176 acres of green public space, newly planted lush forests and landscaped communal gardens, which will allow residents to enjoy from the outside.
A 7 minute drive away, Chelmsford town center is home to a wide variety of retail and independent shops, as well as restaurants, bars and the Riverside Leisure Centre. The town also offers a wealth of opportunities for fun weekend activities, including the Chelmsford Museum, the City of Chelmsford Miniature Railway and the Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park, meaning residents have no shortage of never fun things to do close to home. On hot summer days and cool fall evenings, residents of The Arbor have a variety of walking trails, meadows and bike trails to explore in the surrounding countryside.
For commuters, London Liverpool Street can be reached from Chelmsford station in 34 minutes. This home-to-work journey will become even faster in the years to come, with the addition of the Beaulieu SNCF station. Residents traveling by car can enjoy easy access to the A130 and A12 motorways, as well as fast links to Stansted Airport.