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Terraced Homes A Hit With Young Buyers

Terraced homes have recorded the second largest increase in average house prices with a rise of 43%, and are the most popular type of property, along with semi-detached, according to Halifax. Last year, 60% of all home sales were either terraced or semi-detached, with first time buyers favoring these house styles[1].

For those looking to take up residence in the most popular housetypes, The Fairways in Basingstoke, Hampshire, by Bellway Homes offers a brilliant selection of both terraced and semi-detached homes. The Fairways is located in a stunning area, blending rural countryside with modern amenities, ideal for those looking to get on the housing ladder.

Steve Garton, Sales Director at Bellway Thames Valley comments: “First-time buyers are always looking to get as much as they can for their money, and terraced and semi-detached homes have always proved to be a popular choice. We’re delighted to be providing a wonderful selection of spacious terraced and semi-detached homes at The Fairways, which we have designed to meet the demands of modern living. The Allerton is a two-bed, mid-terrace home currently priced at £299,950, over £30,000 less than the average property price in local Basingstoke. Due to popular demand since launch, we are encouraging young buyers to visit the site and find their ideal home.”

The Allerton comprises a modern open-plan kitchen with soft-close units, a range of integrated appliances, including a fridge freezer and a stainless steel oven. Splashback and dining area, a stylish en suite and family bathroom, as well as front and rear gardens. Residents will also benefit from an open-plan dining area with French doors opening out onto the rear garden.

On the second floor, there is a modern family bathroom, which comes with white Roca sanitaryware, chrome fittings and benefits from a choice of wall tiling. Bedroom one features a stylish en suite with shower enclosure and chrome fittings, while bedroom two is also a spacious double with a built-in storage cupboard.

The Fairways is surrounded by stunning countryside and some excellent town centre attractions. Basingstoke has an array of entertainment, from museums and theatres to family friendly pubs and fine dining restaurants. Just a short drive away from the development is the impressive Festival Place shopping centre, packed with 160 shops and over 20 cafes, bars and restaurants, along with a 10-screen multiplex cinema.

Ideally located for growing families, The Fairways is surrounded by several highly regarded local schools such as the popular St Marks Church of England Primary School, rated Ofsted ‘Good’, which is within walking distance, as well as Kempshott Junior School also rated ‘Good’. Older students are served by the notable Aldworth School and Bishop Challoner Catholic Secondary School, both within a ten-minute drive.

Transport connections are excellent, with Basingstoke train station, a 10 minute drive away offering regular services into London Waterloo in just over 45 minutes. For motorists, the M3 motorway is within close proximity, providing easy access to London, Winchester and Southampton.

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