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Alec and Christine move in to their ‘HOME sweet Story Home’

August 2017

After 38 years of living in their family home, Alec and Christine downsized in to their brand new dream home at our D’Urton Manor development, all thanks to our HOME scheme.

The retired couple, who bought off plan, fell in love with their four-bedroom detached Winchester home as soon as they saw the plans for it.

The features start as soon as you open the front door with a light and airy hallway leading to a lounge with dining room covering the depth of the house. The kitchen/breakfast/family area covers the rear of the property with French doors leading out to the rear garden. Downstairs is completed with a study/family room. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, two with en-suites.

The couple bought their new home using our HOME Scheme, which is the perfect option for customers who have a house to sell. The HOME scheme allowed the Coultons to reserve their new home, whilst we arranged for two Estate Agents to value their home, put it on the market and helped to secure the best possible price. We work closely with the agents to ensure that the property is actively promoted… taking all the hassle and stress out of selling a home.

A couple of weeks after moving in, Christine said, “I wanted a house that we could love and felt like home instantly. I love the design of the Winchester as it has the space we are looking for both upstairs and downstairs. The room we love the most is the kitchen, dining and family space. We love entertaining our family and friends and tend to congregate in the kitchen, so this has become the heart of our home and it’s just perfect when we open the French doors opening on to the back garden.

“The sales executive and site team have been brilliant. They’ve taken us through the HOME scheme step by step. We haven’t bought a new home for nearly 40 years, so it was all new to us and we were delighted when our home sold within days using their HOME scheme. The site team were on hand to help as we moved in too.

“We were amazed at what comes with the house and I feel like we have been able to add extras, personalise our home and customise it to our requirements. I’ve been buying lots of new accessories to give it our personal touch.

“We’ve enjoyed watching D’Urton Manor come to life. We have two grown up children and a granddaughter who visit us regularly so it is great to still have space they can call home too. Scarlett is really excited to have a room decorated especially for her and to have her own en-suite as well.”

D’Urton Manor is ideally located on the edge of Preston and comprises of a stylish collection of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes from townhouses, semi-detached and detached properties. There really is something for everyone. As well as boasting high specification interiors the homes will feature attractive exteriors incorporating stone, brick and render, adding to the charm of the area and creating the stunning street scenes for which Story Homes is renowned.

Our marketing suite and show homes are located on Eastway in Preston, open Thursday to Monday from 10.30am to 5.30pm.