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October 2019

On 26 and 27 October, we are hosting an open house weekend at our canal-side development – Waterside in Cottam, Preston.

Join us, and four of our homeowners, from 12pm to 3pm, to take a look around Waterside and a range of homes from an apartment and a three-bedroom semi-detached home to three and four-bedroom three-storey townhouses.

Visitors are invited to come along to the event where they will be given a tour of our show homes and homes that are ready to move in to in spring 2020.

Our experienced Sales team will be on hand to provide information about buying a home at Waterside, including how you could part exchange to a Story home or take advantage of exclusive offers that are worth thousands.

We’ve invited an independent financial advisor who will be on hand to talk you through your options and our help to move schemes. Our independent specialists will provide information on mortgages to help get you moving no matter what your circumstances are.

With so many choices and options for mortgages, it’s important to know exactly what would suit you best. Our independent financial advisor and part exchange specialist work alongside Story Homes to ensure your mortgage and home buying process is progressed as smoothly as possible.

Four of our homeowners, who moved in to their homes in the last 12-18 months, are opening their doors for potential customers to take a look around, get a feel for the layout of our homes and also meet the neighbours. Visitors will be able to view a two-bedroom apartment, three-bedroom semi-detached Hastings, three-bedroom three-storey Guildford and four-bedroom three-storey Hereford as well as our four-bedroom Wellington and Warwick show homes

Andrew Kidd lives in a three-bedroom three-storey Guildford townhouse. He is opening his doors to potential customers to allow them to view their home and see the benefits of living in a three-storey house.

Andrew said: “The Guildford is the perfect space for us. It’s open plan layout with a family room, kitchen and dining room spanning the whole of the ground floor, with French doors which open out to the back garden which has a paved patio, turfed garden and fencing. It really is a great entertaining space and somewhere the whole family can enjoy. I can be in the kitchen area cooking whilst my partner David is relaxing on the sofa or sitting in the dining area looking out to the garden.”

On the first floor, there is a spacious lounge, the third bedroom and family bathroom. Upstairs on the second floor, there are two double bedrooms, with the master bedroom having an en-suite with walk-in shower.

Andrew continued: “I’ve lived in a number of new build homes but this one completely outweighs them all. There is so much space in this home with the layout being over three floors. It’s great to be able to retreat to a separate lounge upstairs and the master and second bedroom are really spacious on the top floor.

“The specification you get as standard in a Story home is excellent. From the stylish and modern kitchen with integrated ‘A’ rated appliances, French doors leading out to a turfed garden and paved patio to Porcelanosa tiles in the bathrooms. It’s all the little features and details that bring this home to life. We really couldn’t ask for any more in a new home.

“Waterside is a fantastic location. We’re not far from the city centre, however, the development is also set in a really rural location with lots of green space, the canal and Guild Wheel cycle path all on our doorstep. The development is really established now and there’s a great community feel, with some really lovely neighbours. I’m really looking forward to opening the door to our home and welcoming potential neighbours in for a walk around and chat.”

A range of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes are available at Waterside from £124,995.

For more information about the Open House event, please call in to our marketing suite and show homes off Cottam Way in Preston, open Thursday to Monday from 10.30am to 5.30pm.