Loved up couples will soon be making plans as to how they will celebrate Valentine’s Day. A recent survey, conducted by Festive Lights, has revealed that 63 per cent of couples admitted that they would rather stay in than go out on the annual holiday of love. Star-crossed lovers couples looking to play out their own version of Romeo and Juliet’s balcony scene should look to The Windham at Countryside’s Abode development at Great Kneighton in Cambridge. The impressive five-bedroom home has a large central first-floor terrace overlooking a romantic private courtyard, along with four further terraces across the first and second floors.
Abode is a collection of contemporary two and three-bedroom apartments and four and five-bedroom houses that forms part of Great Kneighton, an exciting new community being created on the southern fringe of Cambridge. The Windham is the perfect home for couples that want to enjoy a night off from their busy work/family lives, and spend some quality time together in one of its many private romantic areas.
David Everett, Managing Director of Countryside’s New Homes & Communities Central Region, comments: “The array of outdoor space that the Windham offers gives couples the opportunity to spend a relaxing evening together without leaving their home. In the warmer months, residents can spend many evenings having quiet drinks and dining al fresco, making perfect use of the Romeo and Juliet features of the home all year round!”
The Windham an impressive five bedroom home spread over three floors. The first floor is home to a spacious open plan kitchen/living and dining area, which wraps around the fully integrated central courtyard, is the ideal place for a romantic feast to be prepared and served. The courtyard, along with full height windows, French doors and vaulted ceilings ensure the home is flooded with natural light.
On the second floor is a separate living room, with access to a terrace overlooking the courtyard, where residents can enjoy a quiet night in watching films. Two bedrooms and the master suite including a large dressing area, are also located on this floor. The top floor features another pair of double bedrooms, both of which benefit from their own private terrace. All of the five bedrooms also have a luxurious en suite bathroom with stylish white sanitary ware and chrome accessories.
Abode is only a short walk from the Great Kneighton access point for the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, which provides a five-minute journey to Cambridge train station, and then into the city centre. Frequent services from the station into London King’s Cross take as little as 49 minutes, making Cambridge a popular choice with commuters. The development is also just a few minutes from the M11 for London, Stansted Airport and the nearby towns of Newmarket, Huntingdon and Norwich.