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Bellway meets demand for family homes at Maida, Aldershot

3rd April 2016 Print

The demand for large family homes is on the rise according to research from Knight Frank, with 87% of builders experiencing a moderate or high demand for four and five bedroom houses, a rise of ten per cent from 2011. Responding to this strong demand, Bellway is offering a stunning range of four bedroom townhouses at its’ popular Maida development at Wellesley in Aldershot, which is perfect for families looking to enjoy an exciting lifestyle within this landmark new development.

Ideal for families looking to take the next step up the property ladder, the four bedroom Gibraltar house type is available with Help to Buy, and Forces Help to Buy for Armed force families. Situated on a former garrison site, the development enjoys a close location near a wide range of community facilities for the whole family to enjoy. This includes good schools, excellent sports facilities including an Olympic-sized swimming pool and Alpine Snow Sports Centre with a dry ski slope, and great shopping and leisure amenities.

Claire Brooks-McGoldrick, Sales Director for Bellway Homes Thames Valley, comments: “Maida has been designed to meet the needs of a wide range of buyers, especially families looking for larger homes. The Gibraltar is a stunning four bedroom property that can accommodate the changing needs of family life and the overall development offers a great opportunity to become part of this exciting new community.

“Due to the popularity of our new homes, there are only a limited number of properties available, so we would advise all interested parties to view the show home and speak to our sales advisors about how they could use the Help to Buy and Forces Help to Buy schemes to purchase one of these amazing family homes.”

Designed with an integral garage and garden, the Gibraltar is a contemporary family townhouse that features an attractive exterior complete with dormer windows to the upper floor.

A welcoming entrance hallway leads to the ground floor accommodation. Perfectly designed for families with young children, the utility room leads off the rear garden, where muddy boots can be stored and dirty clothes placed immediately in the washer/dryer. There is also a generous sized bedroom complete with media hub, which could provide a perfect teenager’s den or a home office, as well as a guest cloakroom.

Designed as the central hub of the house, the first floor includes a spacious open plan living/dining room where the family can relax and spend time together. Perfect for everyone to create culinary delights, the stylish kitchen is fully equipped with a range of stainless steel Zanussi appliances, modern units with soft close drawers and cabinets and downlighters. There is also a contemporary family bathroom, complete with bath and shower by Roca.

Offering a great place for the parents to relax and unwind, the master bedroom suite features its own en suite and shower room with smart chrome fittings. The rest of this floor comprises two impressively sized bedrooms each featuring dormer windows and sloping ceilings which add character and charm.

Identified by the Local Enterprise Partnership as a ‘Step Up Town’, Aldershot will benefit from investment of up to £63 million until 2021 , so there could not be a better time to invest in this thriving Hampshire town. As extensive regeneration of the town centre takes place, there is more opportunity for extensive shopping and leisure amenities, as well as a wonderful community spirit within Aldershot. The new Westgate Retail and Leisure Park is also an impressive addition to the town.

The area boasts excellent schools including Ofsted outstanding All Hallows Catholic School, Heath End School and The Wavell School. The nearby well-regarded Farnborough Sixth Form College is also Ofsted outstanding.

For families seeking a cultural experience, the Princes Theatre in the heart of Aldershot can be enjoyed. With a youth theatre and regular shows and events, the Princes Theatre is a pivotal and relished part of the community.

The Maida development is ideally situated for transport links to local destinations such as Farnham, Farnborough, Woking and Guildford. Travel into London is afforded through convenient and nearby access onto the M3 route or the A31, A3 and M25 road links. Aldershot railway station boasts direct links to London Waterloo for a hassle-free commute, whilst North Camp station is only a 5-minute drive from the site, with direct lines to Reading and Guildford.

The Gibraltar house type is available for £424,950. To find out more and to register your interest in a new home at Maida in Aldershot, visit

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