Before the recession, there were a host of developers in Manchester building swanky apartments beside the waterside and around the city centre. Five years later and the developers are busy again. But, with a few exceptions, the slick apartments have been replaced with affordable family homes. The new developments of homes stretch across the city centre, a few in regeneration areas, and out into Greater Manchester. There are some great deals available from a range of developers.
Lovell's Gener8 development in up-and-coming east Manchester has four-bedroom mid-mews homes available from £149,995 and its Windermere Gardens in Middleton, north Manchester, has three-bedroom semi-detached homes available from £110,995. Both of the schemes offer NewBuy and shared equity schemes.
Taylor Wimpey has nine developments of new homes in Manchester and Greater Manchester, however the most affordable homes can be found at Sandbrook View, Rochdale, Byron Bank, Blackley, and Millers Brow, north Manchester. Sandbrook View has two-bedroom mews homes from £89,245, Byron Bank has three-bedroom mews homes from £102,395 and Millers Brow has three-bedroom semi-detached houses from £116,950. All are available with a range of incentives. Part exchange, NewBuy and Easy Mover are available on all three and at Millers Brow additionally offers the Armed Forces discount and FirstBuy.
Redrow has seven developments in the area, but the best deals are to be found at College Court, Wigan, and Hanson Gardens, northeast Manchester. The Wigan development has two-bedroom terrace houses from £118,995 and the Manchester development, in the regeneration area of Moston, has two-bedroom terrace houses available from £104,995. The Kenyon Gardens development is also in Moston and offers four-bedroom end-terrace houses for £132,995. College Court offers a choice between Easy Mover, FirstBuy and NewBuy; Hanson Gardens offers FirstBuy and NewBuy; Kenyon Gardens offers NewBuy.
Barratt Homes' Beechfields development in the Greater Manchester town of Hyde has two-bedroom houses from £119,995. Woodland Chase in Radcliffe by the same developer has two-bedroom homes available from £124,995. In Rochdale, Nelson Place has two-bedroom homes starting from £124,950 and Beechfields, in Hyde, has two-bedroom houses from £119,995. Both developments offer NewBuy.
Bovis Homes' The Avenue in Newton Heath, northeast Manchester, has two-bedroom homes from £112,995, and is available with NewBuy, while David Wilson Homes has two-bedroom homes available at its Winton development in Rochdale from £119,995.