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December: the time to move home

23rd November 2007 Print
December: the time to move home Moving home in the run up to Christmas has been identified as a new boom period, it’s official! Recent statistics released by the Alliance and Leicester show that 22 per cent of all home moves take place in the 12 weeks running up to Christmas.

And, with 1 in 12 purchasers willing to move in December, it’s no wonder that housebuilders up and down the country are pushing forward and offering special deals for Christmas completions. At its Millbrook development in Risca, Charles Church Wales is offering Part Exchange on selected plots – an incentive which really will make it possible for purchasers to buy a new Charles Church home and be in it for Christmas, without the hassle of having to sell their existing home.

On plot 5 at Millbrook - the Leicester housetype – purchasers will also benefit from a turfed rear garden and carpets throughout. Located towards the front of the development, the Leicester is a mid terrace three bedroom townhouse, priced at £179,995. The imaginative design of this townhouse ensures that the top floor is completely dedicated to the master suite, with en-suite facilities and built-in wardrobes making it the perfect haven for any adults in the family.

Elsewhere, there are two double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a study on the first floor, and a spacious kitchen, cloakroom and living/dining room on the ground floor.

Throughout the Leicester, and in all homes at Millbrook, specification is of the highest standard. The kitchen combines style with practicality and offers a range of useful units and a selection of appliances including a built-in oven, hob and extractor hood. Bathrooms are fitted with crisp white sanitaryware and complementary wall tiles.

Millbrook offers a selection of one, three and four bedroom homes, with the next phase of homes at this development available in the new year. The development is ideally placed; located in the Ebbw Valley and surrounded by hills, it is also just seven miles from the city of Newport. Risca itself offers a range of amenities for everyday needs, including local shops, a library a comprehensive school and a leisure centre.

Prices start at £125,000. Visit the sales office, open daily between 10.30am and 5.30pm, to find out how to be in a new home for Christmas. For further information visit

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December: the time to move home