Find out more about De Havilland Gardens

Alison our New Homes Officer

De Havilland Gardens is our new development in the rural village of Bury, close to the market town of Huntingdon.

It will be made up of two and three bedroom homes, designed with contemporary layouts and modern features including hyperoptic broadband for superfast internet speed, there is sure to be a home that’s just right for you.

We’ve spoken with Alison Parry, New Homes Officer, to find out more about the development.


De Havilland has a strong heritage with aircraft, so why was the development named De Havilland Gardens?

The name De Havilland Gardens was inspired by the British aviation pioneer Geoffrey De Havilland, who was perhaps most famously known for his twin engine, multi combat aircraft the Mosquito.

Constructed predominantly of wood, the Mosquito soon earned its nickname of ‘Wooden Wonder’ and was one of the fastest aircrafts of its kind.

The Mosquito was introduced during the Second World War and it’s understood that this iconic aircraft sailed the skies above RAF Upwood, which lies a mere stone’s throw away from the De Havilland Gardens development.

Plot 3 at De Havilland Gardens

Can you tell us about De Havilland Gardens and what homes you’ll be offering?

At De Havilland Gardens, we’ve a selection of two and three bedroom semi-detached homes available for Shared Ownership.

Shared Ownership is a fantastic scheme that allows customers to get onto the property ladder. Generally speaking, Shared Ownership allows customers with smaller deposits and lower household incomes to purchase a share in a property, whilst paying an affordable rent on the remainder.

Furthermore, once you’ve bought a share in your property, there’s always provision to purchase more should you be in a position to do so, via a process called staircasing.

For more information on Shared Ownership, please visit our dedicated web page here https://www.longhurst-group.org.uk/find-a-home/home-ownership-purchase-options/shared-ownership/

If you’ve been struggling to secure a home on the open market, we’d encourage you to contact us today to find out just how affordable Shared Ownership can be.

All of our homes at De Havilland Gardens are built with our customers in mind, meaning things such as contemporary fitted kitchens and flooring to wet areas come as standard. Our homes will also benefit from downstairs cloakrooms, fully enclosed rear gardens and allocated off road parking for two vehicles.

Our Doncaster house type, one of our three bedroom homes even comes with a separate study space, a fantastic feature for those of us now working from home.

For full details on our specification we will be happy to send you our De Havilland Gardens Look Book


Bury is a stunning village, can you tell us what the local area offers?

Bury is a charming village that boasts an array of historical features and culture. For instance, although now modernised, there’s still remanence of the quaint thatched cottages that once lined the village streets, a design popular in 17th century architecture.

In addition, the striking village Church stands tall just north of Bury Hall, which was built in the mid-19th century by Abraham Staffurth.

Just opposite, you’ll find the Old Manor House which has been beaming full of history and culture since it’s construction in the late 16th century. But don’t be fooled, the quiet village of Bury isn’t just a hotspot for historians, there are also a variety of modern day amenities such as local shops, a supermarket, a public house, a primary and secondary school and much more.

Ideally located, the village of Bury offers residents the charm of rural living with the added convenience of excellent transport links to Cambridge and Peterborough city centres, providing an ample selection of restaurants,  shopping centres and entertainment venues.


You’re doing a virtual tour of all the house types - how can a customer watch this?

We’re really excited to be able to showcase you these stunning properties at De Havilland Gardens. In line with Government guidelines, we’re pleased to offer you an exclusive virtual tour of our homes from the comfort and safety of your own environment.

We’ll walk you through each house type to help you decide which home works perfectly for you.

This exclusive content will be available to view very soon on our various social media channels. Follow us on Facebook here to find out more.

If you’d like a friendly reminder of when the content goes live, click here to be added to our mailing list.

Plot 4 De Havilland Gardens

How can interested customers get in touch to find out more?

Our homes are currently being marketed by local estate agents Connells. Connells Estate Agents are dedicated in ensuring you have a local point of contact should you wish to view or apply for a home.

Please note that due to health and safety restrictions, viewings can only be facilitated on an appointment only basis. If you’d like to find out more, please contact Connells on 01733 579412.


    
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