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Oaklands by Ashberry Homes (East Midlands)

Ashby Road, Tamworth, B79

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Overview

New homes in Tamworth

Oaklands is a desirable collection of 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes on the outskirts of vibrant Tamworth, bordered by open fields and close to the River Anker.

This charming development provides a perfect setting for family life, in an area known for its unique blend of rich countryside, bustling community atmosphere, and award-winning local attractions.

Appealing to families, professionals and commuters to Tamworth, these new homes in Staffordshire are finished to an exceptional specification and boast modern design features, such as open-plan living spaces, en suite bathrooms and integrated kitchen appliances. All homes on this site benefit from private garages or off-road parking for two cars, with double garages included at some of the larger properties.

Tamworth holds an esteemed position in the historical landscape of the county, offering residents an opportunity to explore the rich past of this fascinating town, while enjoying the many attractions of a thriving urban hub.

The famous Drayton Manor Theme Park can be found just south of Tamworth, as well as a popular multiplex cinema, a notable theatre and The Snow Dome leisure park – complete with ski slopes and an ice-skating ring.

History enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to the town’s Norman Motte and Bailey Castle, not to mention the award-winning Tamworth Castle, which has stood proudly in the town for over 900 years.

Tamworth high street is lined with a wealth of local amenities, including a good selection of high-street and independent retailers, a shopping centre, three retail parks and several large supermarkets. ‘The old town’ offers charming, family-owned shops, and friendly pavement cafes, which lead shoppers down to the beautiful floral terraces of the castle’s Pleasure Grounds.

Slightly further afield, around half an hour away by car, Birmingham is a cosmopolitan city which provides multiple retail opportunities, award-winning attractions and five Michelin-starred restaurants.

Commuters, shoppers, and those wanting to explore the area, will delight in excellent transport links. Tamworth town centre can be reached in approximately five minutes by car, via the via Ashby Road/B5493 and the A513.

The world-class attractions of Birmingham city centre, are just over half an hour away via the M42, or a 20-minute train ride from nearby Tamworth Station.

Green living

Ashberry Homes is committed to providing its customers with homes of the highest quality. We are aware of the importance of investing in the sustainable future of our designs. Employing eco-friendly options helps us to ensure that our homes are built with the local and global environment in mind. Focusing on creating an enjoyable and sustainable environment for years to come, an Ashberry home is committed to responsible sourcing, recycling of waste and energy-saving methods wherever possible.

Here is what a Woodhurst home will offer:

  • Energy efficient lighting

  • PVCU doors and windows

  • Room temperature controlled and high efficiency central heating

  • Wall insulation

  • Roof insulation
    1. 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes
    2. on the outskirts of vibrant Tamworth
    3. bordered by open fields
    4. close to the River Anker

    Location

    Location

    Ashby Road, Tamworth, B79

    Local Information

    Leisure Facilities

    The market town of Tamworth is bordered by open fields and green space, and nestled close to the River Anker and Tame, which makes it especially popular for outdoor pursuits.

    Several lakes are dotted around the area’s picturesque countryside, including Borrow Pit Lake, less than a 10-minute drive from the development, which provides an excellent site for walking and wildlife spotting. Approximately fifteen minutes away by car, residents will find Cliff Lakes Water Park, Middleton, Belgrave and Whitemoor Lakes.

    The 90-acre Drayton Golf Club offers an enjoyable course at around four miles from the development, with tree-lined fairways and picturesque views, while Whittington Heath is a second popular golf club, around a 10-minute drive from Oaklands.

    Go Ape outdoor activity centre promises high adrenaline, tree-top adventures of varying difficulty, suitable for both children and adults. Presenting a challenging assault course of zip wires, tree swings, tunnel slides, rocking bridges and even segway rides through the forest, this exciting attraction is ideal for thrill seekers. Go Ape is located in Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasting picturesque woodland, public green spaces, cycling tracks, walking routes and horse trekking.

    Drayton Manor Theme Park is approximately a 10-minute drive from home, offering a number of rides and attractions, bars, restaurants and a 15-acre zoo. The theme park is also home to Thomas Land, a Thomas the Tank Engine themed adventure park with rides to appeal to younger children.

    History enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to the town’s Norman Motte and Bailey Castle, not to mention the award-winning, 900-year-old Tamworth Castle. Visitors are encouraged to take a walk through the beautiful Castle Pleasure Grounds, and admire the breath-taking Queens Jubilee Garden, which is saturated with beautiful roses. Those visiting the town centre may also wish to take a stroll around St Editha’s Church and discover over 12-hundred years of fascinating history.

    Entertainment on rainy days can be found at Tamworth’s very own state-of-the-art multiplex cinema, or the increasingly popular Nanco Funscape centre, offering 10-pin bowling, arcade games, and an American diner.

    SnowDome leisure centre is a unique indoor attraction just over two miles from Oaklands, which promises the ultimate ‘real snow’ experience, with skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, a swimming pool and gym, as well as a designated children’s snow play area.

    Birmingham is just over half an hour from Oaklands by car, and provides a thrilling city experience, with notable venues such as the Hippodrome, Jewellery Quarter and the NEC arena, as well as the award-winning Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Retail opportunities are endless, and shoppers can spend a whole day at the Bullring Shopping Centre, perhaps recharging at one of the cities five Michelin-starred restaurants.
    The famous Drayton Manor Theme Park can be found just south of Tamworth, as well as a popular multiplex cinema, a notable theatre and The Snow Dome leisure park – complete with ski slopes and an ice-skating ring.

    History enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to the town’s Norman Motte and Bailey Castle, not to mention the award-winning Tamworth Castle, which has stood proudly in the town for over 900 years.

    Slightly further afield, around half an hour away by car, Birmingham is a cosmopolitan city which provides multiple retail opportunities, award-winning attractions and five Michelin-starred restaurants.

    The pavement-café-culture is flourishing in Tamworth, adding to the bustling, friendly atmosphere of a community that thrives on the outdoors.

    Al fresco dining is a popular choice, with attractive beer gardens attached to stylish gastropubs, and outdoor seating available in several of the town’s independent coffee shops.

    Local Shopping

    Several supermarkets are within close proximity of the development, along with a thriving high street of quirky, independent shops alongside recognisable brand name retailers. Nearby retail parks include Ankerside Shopping Centre, Cardinal Point, Jolly Sailor and Ventura.

    Staying true to its long-standing heritage, Tamworth holds a weekly market at the heart of the town centre, with over one hundred stalls offering organic, local produce, clothing, home wares and artisan gifts.

    If its markets you’re after, we recommend a trip to cosmopolitan Birmingham, with everything from farmers to flea markets, the stalls of Birmingham are packed with character, charm and original items.

    Birmingham is famous for the wealth of its shopping opportunities, perfect for hours of retail therapy. Popular areas include the historic Jewellery Quarter, lined with family-owned and artisan jewellers, as well as the impressive Bullring Shopping Centre, offering over 160 stores, family-friendly restaurants and even a cinema.

    Education

    Families with children will be well-placed to take advantage of the popular local schools within the close surrounding area.

    For very young children and toddlers, Ashcroft Infants and Nursery School is a short 10-minute walk from the development.

    Some options for under 11’s, are St. Leonard’s C of E Primary School, within walking distance of Oaklands, as well as Flaxhill Junior Academy and St. Elizabeth Catholic Primary School, both just over one mile from home.

    Older pupils are catered for by Landau Forte Academy QEMS, a short walk from the development, and The Rawlett School Academy, just over a mile away.

    Young adults interested in further education, may consider the prestigious University of Birmingham, around a 40-minute drive from Oaklands.

    Transport Links

    Tamworth town centre is conveniently close, approximately a five-minute drive from the development (via the A513 and Ashby Road/B5493), while Birmingham city centre is around a 30-minute drive away.

    Commuters will benefit from good local road connections, including ease of access to the M5, M6 and M42, all less than a fifteen minute drive from Oaklands.

    Tamworth railway station is less than five minutes from Oaklands (via Ashby Road), and offers regular services to major cities including Birmingham, London, Nottingham, Cardiff and Glasgow.
    International travel can be sought from East Midlands Airport, 25 minutes from the development, or Birmingham Airport, just over half an hour’s drive from the development.

    The world-class attractions of Birmingham city centre, are just over half an hour away via the M42, or a 20-minute train ride from nearby Tamworth Station.

    Nearest stations:

    National Train Station logo Tamworth (1.0 miles)
    National Train Station logo Wilnecote (2.7 miles)
    National Train Station logo Polesworth (3.2 miles)

    Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

    About Developer

    Welcome to Ashberry Homes, a developer of homes built to exceptional standards in carefully chosen locations; a developer that places individuality and excellence at the heart of house-building.

    At Ashberry Homes, we believe that in order to create homes that are loved, they must be built with expertise, confidence and the upmost care.

    Our teams of skilled craftsmen work to the highest of standards, ensuring the needs of the homebuyer are always the inspiration behind our designs.

    What’s more, our Personal Touch selection of optional finishes and upgrades allows you to make your new home as unique as you are.

    This pride in our workmanship extends to the environment, with sustainable features built in to every Ashberry home to help preserve precious natural resources, while at the same time ensuring lower energy running costs for you.

    From the moment you visit our sales office to the moment you step into your new Ashberry home we will be there to offer advice and guidance.

    Our friendly and professional team will help ensure your homebuying journey is a happy one, supporting you throughout the decisions and choices you make.

    And once you move in we will still be there if you need us, with a comprehensive programme of aftercare you can rely on.

    Contact Us

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    Call us on 01827 900728 or fill in the contact form below.

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