LIFESTYLE

Lockeswood Tops The League For Choice Of Schools

According to recent research 1 in 4 parents with school age children have bought a home to secure a place at the desired school of their choice[1]. Competition is fierce for school places and is top of the wish list for families considering location when buying a new home. Perfectly nestled within the sought after village of Eversley in Hampshire, Lockeswood is a new luxury development of houses by Millgate that is meticulously positioned for access to a choice of top performing schools that cater to every milestone age of schooling.

Located within walking distance from these stunning new homes, St Neot’s Preparatory School is a co-educational school, for three to thirteen year olds. With a stunning 70 acres of ground, set around a central large Victorian building, this school actively encourages outdoor learning. Charles Kingsley’s Church of England Primary School, rated Outstanding by Ofsted[2], holds strong links with the local community, is 1.2 miles away, catering for ages 5 to 11.

Steeped in history and known for its sporting excellence, Wellington College is less than 5 miles away.  This school offers a world-class education on Lockeswood’s doorstep, with places for both day and boarding pupils, the school has been rated Excellent at the most recent ISI inspection.

Lockeswood is an exclusive development of four impressive detached homes, surrounded by tranquil countryside and woodland and offers an enviable lifestyle that is still within a few miles of the historic market town of Wokingham. Featuring four and five bedrooms homes, thoughtfully designed to suit any discerning buyers taste with no detail overlooked.

Jonathan Cranley, Sales and Marketing Director at Millgate comments: “The location of Lockeswood is spot-on for families whose primary concern is to be close to excellent school choices for their children. Education is a powerful influence when buyers are choosing a new home.  This particular development is blessed with a truly outstanding choice in close proximity of home and the houses at Lockeswood are ready and waiting for families looking to move in before the start this academic year.

The Denning is a three storey, five bedroom detached house. The spacious open-plan kitchen-dining area, which Millgate describe as their ‘super room’, offers the perfect space for spending time with the family, and the large windows and bi-folding doors ensure that the room is flooded with light. This floor also boasts a large drawing room and family room, as well as a study and a fully integrated double garage. The second floor features an impressive master suite, complete with dressing room, large en suite and a private terrace, creating an ideal space for parents to unwind. A further three double bedrooms can be found on this floor, each with their own luxury en-suite bathroom. The top floor features another large bedroom, a family sized bathroom and a large media room.

Boasting the height of country living, Lockeswood is also well connected.  Wokingham is located just seven miles away. The towns of Reading and Basingstoke are also only 12 miles from the development, providing a range of shopping and entertainment opportunities. For commuters into London, nearby Fleet railway station connects to London Waterloo directly in less than one hour, whilst Crowthorne station reaches Reading in less than 20 minutes.

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