The friendly faces of Chelmsford in Essex are proud to rank their home town as the third most welcoming city in the UK[i], according to a recent survey by Provident Personal Credit. In recent years, the city has received a great deal of investment and seen significant growth, so it’s no wonder residents are significantly happier than the average city dwellers. Residents are also proud of the city’s historical legacy, as one of the founding fathers of radio, Guglielmo Marconi and indeed the birthplace of the electric toaster. The site of the Marconi factory is now being celebrated with a sympathetic conversion by Bellway Homes, to deliver modern apartments and new amenities, giving residents even more to smile about.
Trieste House at Marconi Evolution is Bellway Homes final phase in the striking development of modern one- and two-bedroom apartments right in the heart of Chelmsford’s city centre.
On top of this enviable location, residents can benefit from an on-site private gym and concierge service. Each apartment boasts a high-quality specification with a stylish open-plan kitchen, living and dining area.
Paul Timson, Sales Manager at Bellway Essex, comments: “It comes as no surprise that the good people of Chelmsford are happy, they are lucky enough to live in one of the UK’s newest cities which has seen a lot of investment recently, including the establishment of Bond Street, which proves an exciting retail and leisure destination for both residents and visitors alike. Bellway is pleased to be able to provide modern apartments in an unrivalled location within close proximity to London and access to great schools, all within a friendly neighbourhood.”
The Marconi apartments are spacious and sophisticated. The two-bedroom apartment comprises a master bedroom with an en suite and a second bedroom which is served by a family bathroom. The one- bedroom apartment has a master bedroom with a separate contemporary bathroom. The kitchen has a selection of integrated appliances including a fridge freezer, electric oven, dishwasher and washer dryer. In addition, the open plan living area also opens out onto a private balcony.
The centre of Chelmsford is a short 10-minute walk from the Marconi development and has undergone major regeneration which has seen the introduction of an abundance of new eateries, high street shops, independent boutiques, cafés and a new cinema. Only minutes from the River Chelmer, Bond street offers shoppers a tranquil environment to while the hours away with big brands and an abundance of luxury boutiques to choose from. The local Chelmsford market has been operating since the late thirteenth century, 815 years ago, here residents can purchase anything from fresh produce to household goods.
Admirals Park and Central Park are both only a short distance from Marconi, Hylands Park is also accessible, providing plenty of open green space in close vicinity to the development. The green space continues all around Chelmsford with rolling countryside to explore and charming Essex pubs to visit.
In addition to the on-site, state-of-the-art gym, active residents have access to several leisure centres and private health clubs in the nearby area, on top of this residents can join one of the many local sports teams, with tennis, football and rugby facilities in the local area. Chelmsford is also home to Essex County Cricket Club.
The Marconi development is ideally situated, just a seven-minute walk from Chelmsford station, making it perfect for commuting into London by road or rail. The Chelmsford railway runs up to six services every hour directly to London Liverpool Street in around 35 minutes. The A12 also connects the city with East London and the M25. Chelmsford continues to experience steady growth, proving a popular and desirable destination for young professionals and families, due to its great transport connections and fantastic amenities on its doorstep.
The last remaining homes at Marconi Evolution are priced from £239,995 for a one-bedroom apartment, and £299,995 for a two-bedroom apartment. For further information please visit www.bellway.co.uk or call the sales team on 01245 269208.