Saving the best till last in Carlisle

A leading housebuilder has saved the best till last with just a few properties remaining at one of its Carlisle developments.

Persimmon Homes has just a handful of three and five bedroom houses, in a range of styles, at Barley Edge on Chapel Brow, with prices from as little as £135,996 with the Help to Buy scheme*.

Diane Finch, sales and marketing director for Persimmon Homes Lancashire, said: “Most people will recognise there are great deals to be struck when a development first opens, before construction work has even begun.

“Many prefer to wait until they can actually step inside the showhome – to get a feel for the space and imagine themselves living there.

“However some canny buyers have spotted that sometimes it is better to wait, because it is just possible that we save the best until last.”

Currently available at Barley Edge are three bedroom homes from £129,995 and exceptional five bedroom family homes from £269,995 – with part exchange schemes available for those with an existing property to sell.

Diane added: “We work hard to keep ‘live’ developments as tidy and quiet as possible, but there is inevitably some inconvenience involved when you are living on a construction site.

“At the end of the build, the roads and pavements are being completed, there won’t be the noise of building work or vehicles and the development will have begun to adopt its own character.

“Barley Edge is reaching that stage now, with the gardens starting to look established, lots of neighbours already settled in – it really does feel like a friendly community.”

Barley Edge offers the ideal combination of country life and city living. Buyers can also access the Government’s Help To Buy shared equity scheme, meaning they only need five per cent deposit to secure a beautiful new home.

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*Prices correct at time of going to press.