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Each of the stylish, sophisticated, unique homes at our Shefford development has been carefully planned and designed to offer the ultimate new home living environment. Finished to a high standard, the layout of our homes ensures the best possible use of interior living space.
The development is exclusivity private, and provides a range of homes from 2 bedroom ‘starter homes’ right up to 5 bedroom family detached homes ensuring there is a home available to suit all needs.
Shefford is a lively, friendly market town nestled in the heart of the beautiful county of Bedfordshire, with many advantages for those who live there in terms of access to the A1 and M1, by using the newly opened A421 dual carriageway. Rail and bus services are also available within easy reach.
• Gas fired central heating
• PVCu double glazing
• PVCu French doors to rear garden
• Securidor front door with letter plate
• Outside light by front door
• Mains wired doorbell
• Mains wired smoke detectors with battery back-up
• Smooth plastered ceilings finished in white
• TV aerial point to living area and bedroom 1
• BT point in hallway or living area and bedroom 1
• Built in wardrobes to bedroom 1
• 10 year NHBC Buildmark warranty
• New style kitchens with voice of door fronts and worktops* subject to T&C’s
• 3 spotlights on bar fitting to kitchen
• Oven with stainless hob
• Stainless steel one & a half bowl sink with monobloc taps to kitchen
• Ideal standard concept cube suit
• Mixer taps with bath with hair rinser
• Choice of ceramic wall tiles to specific area in w/c, bathroom & ensuite*subject to T&C’s
• Shaver point to bathroom and en-suite
Due to it’s delightful position on the banks of the River Hit, the River Flit and the River Ivel, Shefford was once home to Anglo-Saxon and Roman settlers, and has many attractive historical and even ancient buildings. These include the imposing St Francis’ orphanage situated upon the High Street next to the Holy Roman Catholic Church of St Francis of Assisi and Shefford Porch, a beautiful example of 13th Century tudor craftsmanship.
Shefford was granted it’s Market Charter back in 1225, and still continues the tradition every Friday with a weekly Market and a Farmer’s market which takes place on the second Saturday of each month.
Even the name Shefford is derived from ‘Sheeps Ford’ which stems from it’s sheep market tradition and the ford over the rivers. Shefford is the perfect place to explore local attractions and rural Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and the Milton Keynes area.
The river Hit runs into Shefford from out on the Chalk Hills of the Sharpenhoe Clappers, and is just one of the great features of
exploring the natural area. whether it be riverside, woodland, meadow, lake or lock, there are many walks in and around Shefford, both gentle and invigorating.
Shefford has a thriving shopping centre, a good selection of pubs and restaurants. The town features a large modern Health Centre and Library as well as a range of sporting facilities. In addition a well-known business is the B&T micro brewery, which produces specialist ales. The town holds a weekly street market every Friday and a street fair in October
Schools and education
Education in the town of Shefford is well served by Shefford Lower School, the Robert Bloomfield Middle School and the Samuel Whitbread Community College. All are within walking distance of the development.
- Robert Bloomfield Middle School - Primary (0.4 miles)
- Shefford Lower School - Primary (0.5 miles)
- Samuel Whitbread Academy - Secondary (0.7 miles)
Shefford is a lively small market town approximately 45 miles north of London. The town is located on the A600, midway between Hitchin in Hertfordshire and Bedford. It also straddles the A507, being a major east/west route between the M1 and the A1(M).
The main A507 road, which is joined by Ivel Road, links through via Henlow to Junction 10 of the A1. In the opposite direction the road joins the A6 to Luton, its airport and the M1. There is easy access to main line railway stations at Arlesey (8 minutes drive), Hitchin (16 minutes drive) and Flitwick (15 minutes drive), providing excellent commuter services into London.
The attractive centres of Hitchin and Letchworth Garden City are approximately six miles away - there are excellent bus services to both – while the major centre of Bedford, with its fast growing business shopping centres and wealth of leisure and entertainment facilities, is some nine miles away to the north-west along the A600. In addition, the Milton Keynes and Stevenage are within half an hour’s journey time.
Marketing suite open 10am - 5pm everyday:
Our Sales Advisors Jill and Irene would be delighted to talk through our development with you
Tel: 01462 759726 Local call rate
Lagan Homes have applied all their experience as part of one of Europe's leading privately owned group of companies to create a carefully researched and meticulously planned development. The aim has been to complement the local environment and create a true sense of community.
Lagan Homes have been involved in house building for over 30 years and are part of the Lagan Group of companies, a significant UK based Construction conglomerate. More information can be found on their parent company website www.lagan-group.com. Note all our homes come with a 10 year NHBC warranty to ensure peace of mind.
Other developments from Lagan homes
- Kingswood Park - Kingswood Way, Biddenham, MK40 4GP (10.0 miles)
- Pearce Leatherworks - Fitzgerald Road, (Off Fishponds Road), Little Billing, Northampton, NN3 9BY (26.2 miles)
- Riverside - Bridge Street, Buckingham, MK18 (28.0 miles)
- Long Meadow Walk - Long Meadow Walk Stanion, NN18 (33.7 miles)
|NHBC is the standard setting and leading consumer protection body for new UK homes. NHBC's 10 year Buildmark warranty covers over 80% of new UK homes|
|The Home Builders Federation (HBF) is the representative body of the home building industry in England and Wales|
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
NewBuy is a government-backed initiative which aims to help home-buyers secure up to a 95% Loan to Value mortgage on new build properties from participating builders in England.
The scheme is operated by the home building industry and mortgage lenders and is designed to protect the lenders against losses in the unfortunate event of repossession.
To be eligible for NewBuy, home-buyers must be UK citizens and those with a right to remain indefinitely in the country.
Properties that qualify for NewBuy are:
- New build
- Priced up to £500,000
- Primary homes
- Full ownership