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Appleby pub landlords buy local

March 2016

Royal Oak landlords Janice and Kyle MacRae from Appleby are staying close to their pub business by buying their dream house at Story Home’s Orchard Place development in the village.

Janice and Kyle have been running the Royal Oak for the past ten years. When they heard about the Story Homes development being built they couldn’t wait to take a look around and secure their own place. Janice said: “We know people that have bought from Story Homes in the past and how satisfied they’ve been so were keen to get one for ourselves. Having looked around the show home we were so impressed with the standard and quality of workmanship that we reserved straight away!

“We’ve bought one of the Warwick housetypes which are really spacious four-bedroom detached houses with all the room we could ever need! Buying a brand new house which no one has ever lived in has also meant that we were able to get it just as we wanted from day one – with our own finishes in the kitchen and bathrooms which we absolutely love.”

Sales Manager for Story Homes, Hayley Blair said: “Appleby is such a beautiful village in the heart of the Eden Valley, nestled amongst the imposing beauty of the Pennines, the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales. It has excellent transport links being just off the A66, close to the M6 and with its own railway station on the famous Settle to Carlisle line – you’re spoilt for choice with the many places to visit and explore from your doorstep.

“Orchard Place boasts a stunning collection of two, three and four bedroom house types including apartments, terraced houses, bungalows, semi detached and detached properties which means there really is something for everyone here.”

To find out more about Orchard Place and some of the incentives available visit our webpages here or call into the show home which is open Thursday to Monday between 10.30am and 4.30pm and speak to our friendly sales executive.