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Doors open for second steppers at Greenleaves, Billingshurst

13th November 2014 Print
Greenleaves, Billinghurst

Mortgage lending to people buying a home has soared to its highest level for seven years, figures from Zoopla has shown. A total of £32.4bn was advanced to 188,000 consumers buying a property during the three months to the end of September, the highest level on both measures for any quarter since 2007, which means mortgages for 'second steppers’ is at its highest level.

Homebuyers looking to make their second step onto the property ladder in this buyers’ market should look no further than Greenleaves, a newly launched development by Bellway in the picturesque rural village of Billingshurst, near Horsham. Offering a range of luxury two, three and four bedroom properties, the homes are perfect for a variety of purchasers looking to enjoy a peaceful country lifestyle.

Greenleaves is a stunning development of new homes set within the heart of the West Sussex countryside, comprising high specification properties complete with private gardens, allocated parking, beautiful interiors and a range of high-quality appliances. These new homes are designed to meet the needs of a variety of purchasers looking for their dream home in the country - from downsizers to those second steppers looking for their perfect family home.

Providing a superb range of two, three or four bedroom houses, all homes have been designed to a high specification with spacious, beautifully crafted interiors and thoughtful touches. Kitchens will comprise superior integrated appliances including a double oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Energy efficient lighting will be provided throughout, including under pelmet lighting in the kitchen, down lighters in the kitchen, bathroom and en suite, which will also feature Roca white sanitaryware and ceramic floor tiles.

For buyers looking for an immediate and stress-free move, Bellway’s Part Exchange scheme allows second steppers to buy and sell in one easy move. Bellway will offer a fair purchase price for the buyer's existing home, based on an independent valuation, meaning there are no estate agent's fees to pay, a guaranteed purchase price for your existing home and the chance to stay there until the new property is ready.

The development is surrounded by open countryside and offers residents a chance to enjoy all that the Sussex countryside has to offer, including outdoor activities and plenty of open space, in addition to being part of the thriving little community of Billingshurst.

Billingshurst’s leafy High Street is just moments from Greenleaves, where residents can enjoy many cafés, pubs and restaurants, while a small supermarket and monthly farmers market cater for everyday essentials. The town centre also offers a mix of independent and high street stores, with a further selection in its Swan Walk Shopping Centre. Leisure facilities are also excellent, with the village offering a sports centre with swimming pool and gym, a tennis club and a private lake for fishing.

The award-winning market town of Horsham is easily accessible, being just a short drive from the development or a ten minute train ride. Horsham has a vibrant town centre and boasts an array of bars and restaurants, a Waitrose store and annual food festivals. Its famous farmers and artisan markets are also a big tourist attraction, and visitors can enjoy international street food, local produce, art and crafts.

Greenleaves is exceptionally well served by excellent road and rail connections. Billingshurst train station is located a mere five minute walk away and offers direct services to Horsham, Brighton, Chichester and London Gatwick or Victoria. By road the A24 is easily accessible, linking with both the M25 and M23 and allowing for travel further afield, whilst the nearby A29 allows access to Guildford and London Gatwick in little more than half an hour.

New homes at Greenleaves are priced from £344,995. The sales centre will be open Thursday – Monday from 10am to 5pm. For further information, visit

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Greenleaves, Billinghurst