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New homes in Ampthill are a hit with buyers

31st March 2012 Print
Taylor Wimpey Homes

Bedfordshire property-seekers have been flocking to Greensand Woods, Taylor Wimpey’s development of new homes for sale in Ampthill.

Ampthill property-hunters are being urged to put their names down for the brand new upmarket homes at Taylor Wimpey’s exclusive Greensand Woods development in the historic Bedfordshire town.

Discerning property-seekers have been eagerly visiting this exclusive collection of impressive four, five and six-bedroom new-build homes for sale in Ampthill since its launch in early March.

Steve Rolt, Regional Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey, says: “We have been delighted, but not surprised, by the high level of interest in our new houses for sale in Ampthill at Greensand Woods.

“Potential buyers seeking Bedford homes for sale are keen to take advantage of this rare opportunity to secure a beautiful detached property in a well-connected yet peaceful location just a stone’s throw from the tranquil wooded heathland of Cooper’s Hill nature reserve.”

The first selection of new properties for sale in Ampthill available to reserve now at this select development includes four-bedroom semi-detached and detached houses from £399,995 five-bedroom detached homes from £439,995.

The impressive five-bedroom detached ‘Wilton’, for example, is priced at £439,995.

This spacious family-sized home features a contemporary fitted kitchen/dining room opening through French doors to the private rear garden, with a large lounge, a home office and a handy guest cloakroom completing the ground floor layout.

The first-floor landing leads to a magnificent master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a main bathroom, while the top floor boasts two additional bedrooms – one of which could be used as a study or games room – and a handy shower room. Outside, the property benefits from a garage and further driveway parking.

All new homes at Greensand Woods are completed to a high standard specification, including central heating, double glazing and fitted kitchens with integrated oven hob and hood.

Greensand Woods enjoys a convenient location on the south-western fringes of Ampthill, a historic town boasting handsome Georgian buildings centred around a charming market place with clock tower and town pump, while quaint thatched cottages line Woburn Street.

The town benefits from superb local shopping facilities including a Waitrose supermarket and the bustling weekly charter market, as well as an eclectic choice of independent and high street shops.

Families will appreciate that schools for all ages are located just a short distance from the new homes.

There are panoramic views from Ampthill Park, the site of the town’s former castle, now marked by Katherine’s Cross, which boasts 160 acres of beautiful parkland and woodland.

The park is crossed by the Greensand Ridge Walk footpath and offers fantastic opportunities for enjoying the great outdoors, plus cricket and football pitches, tennis courts and fishing. The town also boasts a thriving rugby club.

A new Center Parcs holiday village is due to open next year at Warren Wood, to the west of Ampthill, bringing new employment opportunities, as well as the chance to enjoy a relaxing getaway right on the doorstep.

With Bedford eight miles away and just 14 miles from Milton Keynes, Ampthill enjoys a well-connected location within six miles of the M1.

Flitwick railway station, just a mile and a half away to the south of the new homes, has services to London St Pancras in about 50 minutes, while those travelling further afield will appreciate Luton Airport is just 18 miles away.

Property-seekers can find out more about the new homes for sale at Greensand Woods by visiting the new Sales Centre, located at Rye Field, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2GW, and open Thursday to Sunday from 10am and 5pm and 1pm to 5pm on Mondays. Alternatively, visit

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