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Four show homes open in four weeks

August 2017

July saw the opening of a record four show homes in Cumbria.

The show homes are example properties on the new-build developments, designed to showcase the high quality homes that we build and also double up as a marketing suite, from which other homes on the development will be sold.

Each show home was launched with an exclusive invite only event to those who have registered their interest in the developments.

The new show homes are on developments in Thursby, Carlisle and


The Ridings in Carlisle, located on the outskirts of the town with Hammonds Pond park on its doorstep, features the four-bedroom detached Warwick show home and the four-bedroom semi-detached Hereford show home.

The Oaks in Clifton, based near to The Lake District world heritage site and to Penrith, now has its executive five-bedroom Mayfair show home open to visitors. This is one of Story Homes’ Premier Plus developments, which includes bi-fold doors and Porcelanosa tiled luxury bathrooms as standard.

St Andrew’s View is situated in the quiet village of Thursby, a few miles outside of Carlisle with excellent transport links. The show home on this site is the four-bedroom Warwick house type, with integral single garage.

Head of Sales for Story Homes in Cumbria and south Scotland, Hayley Blair, commented: “Show homes allow us to showcase everything a brand new home has to offer and demonstrate to customers how their own new home could look. Many people take inspiration from our interior designs and aim to recreate those looks themselves.

“If you’re considering buying a new home off-plan, the show home can play a key role in helping you visualise what you’ll be purchasing and your lifestyle in your new home.

“All of our opening events in July were very popular, and subsequently the footfall to the show homes has been consistently high. The developments have appealed to a wide variety of people looking to remain or relocate to Cumbria, and customers have ranged from first-time buyers and those looking for a bigger home for an expanding family, to couples downsizing to a more efficient and low maintenance home.”

All Show Homes are open Thursday to Monday from 10.30 am until 4.30pm.