Did you know it costs an average £45,000 to upgrade an old house to a new build specification?*
Cutting & Insulation
Double Glazed Windows and Doors
New Central Heating
With a high specification included as standard in a Story Home, you can expect low maintenance costs, fewer repairs, lower fuel bills and no renovation required. Just a few of the fixtures and fittings included are listed below*:
Our top of the range kitchens come complete with integrated appliances such as oven, hob, extractor hood, fridge/freezer and dishwasher*
We lay turf to both the front and rear gardens as standard*
Large block paved driveways make our properties aesthetically pleasing, and also provide parking, usually for two cars*
Our bathrooms and en-suites are extensively tiled and have a range of sanitaryware to choose from.
Our gardens come with 1.8m garden fences to ensure your privacy when spending time in your garden*
Bring the outside in with our beautiful bi-fold or French patio doors included as standard*
With paved patios included, your garden is ready to enjoy as soon as you move in
A new build home is greener and more efficient to run than an older property. The majority of our homes are installed with a smart meter, allowing you to analyse your energy consumption and costs. Together with water saving appliances, thermally efficient building materials and an airtight design, the overall energy demands of our homes are reduced. A new home could save you up to £1410 per year*.
‘A’ rated kitchen appliances
4/2.6 litre dual flush toilets
Energy efficient lighting
*Please note the specification relates to the majority of plots, is dependent on housetype design and may vary from development to development. Please check individual plot specification with a Sales Executive, or see a specification guide. A 4-bed detached Victorian house with some modern improvements has average yearly energy costs of £2,640. Whereas, the equivalent new build home that has been built to 2013 Building Regulations could have average yearly costs of £1,505, saving £1,410 per annum (Source: new-homes.co.uk). Information regarding the cost of upgrading a second hand home is taken from the Home Builders Federation (HBF).