Houndwood is a stunning contemporary development of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes.
Located less than a mile from the centre of Street, this impressive development combines sustainable living with contemporary architecture — all from a picturesque setting steeped in history.
Culture on your doorstep...
Street is best known for its connection with Clarks Shoes, which launched here in 1825 and still retains its headquarters in the town. Today, CIa rks Village hosts over 90 outLet shops including Marks & Spencer to Calvin Klein. Major supermarkets Tesco and Sainsburys are also nearby.
From fitness fanatics to culture vultures, Street offers something for everyone. The town has a popular theatre, two swimming pools — one of which is outdoors and Grade II listed — and a leisure centre. Close to Ham WalL nature reserve, a wonderful wetland home to water voles, otters and kingfishers, Street is also minutes away from the romantic ruins of Glaston bury Abbey. The World Heritage Site of Bath also presents Street inhabitants with yet more opportunity to indulge in impressive architecture and a wealth of exciting attractions.
Glastonbury Abbey/Glastonbury Tor
The Abbey is the possible burial place of King Arthur. The 36 acres provide the perfect atmosphere for people who want to take it easy. There are many myths and legends associated with the Tor. The site is managed by the National Trust and features the roofless St. Michaels Tower.
Greenbank Swimming Pool
This grade II listed lido was built in 1936 and even today still holds a fascination and a great day out for all the family. With a 30m x 12m main pool, semi-circular children’s pool and a splash area with a slide, fountains and water jets.
Strode Theatre is a mixed arts venue with 343 seats, a part of Strode College campus in Street. Promoting a programme of live events, both professional and amateur, film and visual art for local people and visitors to Somerset.
Wells Historic City
The beautiful city of Wells is just 7 miles from Houndwood. Famous for its stunning architecture, cathedral and for being the smallest city in England. Wells offers something for everyone, with shops a plenty, restaurants and bars and weekly markets.
The UK’s first and foremost outlet shopping centre with over 90 outlet shops to choose from offering up a host of famous brands, plus regular entertainment and live events all set within a unique village all within walking distance of Houndwood.
The High Street and surrounding roads offer up a variety of outlets such as WHSmith, New Look, Living Homes, Next Clearance outlet, Peacocks, Boots and Stone the jewellers and even an old fashioned style sweet shop, bakery and a hairdressers to name but a few, as well as having all the well-known high street banks such as NatWest, Halifax, Lloyds and Bradford and Bingley.
- Hindhayes Infants School - Primary (0.4 miles)
- Brookside Community Primary School (0.4 miles)
- Avalon School - Primary (0.5 miles)
A connected community...
Located just south of Glastonbury, Street is set close to the Quantock and Mendip Hills while its highest vantage points offer glimpses of the Bristol Channel. Built with sustainable living in mind, the Houndwood development presents easy cycle and walking routes into the centre of town, along with convenient bus routes into Bristol, Wells and other major cities.
Further afield, Castle Cary, Yeovil and Taunton train stations are just 30 minutes away, while Bristol and Weymouth Airports are also close at hand. Served by an extensive road network, street links to M5 Junction 23 and the cities of Bristol, Bath, Gloucester and Exeter. Ideal for commuters, an abundance of strong local schools make Houndwood perfect for families.
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Founded in 1958, Barratt is Britain's best-known housebuilder. We have sold over 300,000 new homes around the country and are leaders in design, urban regeneration, social housing and innovation.
We currently sell over 15,500 new homes a year and are building on developments from Aberdeen to Plymouth, helping to meet housing demand in towns, cities and rural areas. We build for all kinds of buyers, from first-time buyer apartments to family townhouses to luxury penthouses, plus homes for rent and shared ownership.
A commitment to innovation and continuous product development, coupled with the highest standards of design, construction, quality and customer service has earned Barratt every major industry award in recent years and we are currently ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ in both the prestigious What House? and Your New Home awards. Our site managers are also regular winners in the NHBC ‘Pride In The Job’ awards for quality workmanship.
Help to Buy : equity loan
Help to Buy is a Government scheme designed to help people buy a brand new home with a 5% deposit.
Through the scheme the Government provide an equity loan of 20% of the purchase price, the loan is interest free for the first 5 years.
- Equity loan 20%
- Mortgage 75%
- Deposit 5%
If you would like to read further details on the scheme visit our Help to Buy page