An area experiencing a period of consistent population growth, Milton Keynes has expanded by nearly 4000 people each year over the last decade (1) and is forecast to have a population of over 500,000 by 2050. Meeting the increased demand for housing, L&Q are launching the next phase of homes at Saxon Reach, a vibrant and growing new district on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, helping buyers get onto the property ladder in this sought-after area.
The new phase offers a total of 17 new homes, with 6 three and four bedroom Private Sale houses launching on the 10th April, and 11 two and three bedroom Shared Ownership houses launching on the 24th April.
Christine Osborne, Sales and Customer Service Director for L&Q’s Counties region, comments: “We are thrilled to announce that Saxon Reach will be expanding with the upcoming launch of new Private Sale and Shared Ownership homes this April. These homes will provide a truly high-quality option for local buyers who wish to step onto the property ladder in vibrant Milton Keynes, but want to get more for their money – with premium appliances, fittings and fixtures included in all properties at Saxon Reach as standard. Following the success of previous phases at Saxon Reach, we expect interest levels to be extremely high for these new houses, with enquiries from local buyers looking to put down roots in the area.”
An exciting new residential quarter for Milton Keynes, Saxon Reach has been designed to meet the demands of Milton Keynes’ growing population. Part of the wider Glebe Farm development area, the site will deliver new retail and commercial facilities, including a doctor’s surgery, sports facilities and new parks and leisure space.
The stylish homes all offer a high-quality specification throughout; Nobilia kitchens are complete with integrated appliances, while bathrooms feature sleek sanitaryware and chrome fixtures. Underfoot, all homes are fitted with premium Amtico flooring, plush carpet and gloss porcelain tiling. Master bedrooms are fitted with mirrored sliding wardrobes and the majority will have an en-suite. Most homes at Saxon Reach are complete with a turfed garden, and every property offers two allocated parking spaces. Part Exchange is also available on private sale homes at Saxon Reach, ensuring that buyers can purchase their new property without the hassle of managing the sale of their previous home.
Saxon Reach is ideally located for a variety of buyers, including growing families and young professionals. The Milton Keynes Redway system – a 200-mile network paths for pedestrians and cyclists – is being extended out to the new homes, providing Saxon Reach residents with easy links into the centre of Milton Keynes and beyond. Local favourite pub, bar and restaurant The Wavendon Arms is a short trip Saxon Reach, as is buzzing venue The Stables, which holds regular concerts and shows. The Parks Trust boasts over 6,000 acres of green space across Milton Keynes, with local favourite Willen Lake just a six minute drive away.
Located just a short drive from Milton Keynes Central Station, residents can enjoy direct trains to London Euston taking only 33 minutes. Woburn Sands railway station is also only a five minute drive from Saxon Reach, with trains to Bletchley in 11 minutes and to Bedford in 31 minutes.
Ideal for those with growing families, the development will also be home to a new primary and secondary school. Currently, Milton Keynes is home to 27 Ofsted rated Outstanding schools, including Loughton Manor First School and Sheperdswell Academy, both less than 15 minutes away by car.
Prices for a Shared Ownership homes start from £154,998 for a 50% share of a two bedroom home (FMV: £309,995), and £187,498 for a 50% share of a three bedroom home (FMV: £374,995). Private sale prices start at £369,995 for a three bedroom house and £499,995 for a four bedroom house. Help to Buy is available on selected private sale units.
- Zoopla, 2021