New Homes Fulwood, Preston
Located in the heart of Lancashire, close to Preston city centre and just a short drive from both Liverpool and Manchester, Fulwood offers the best of North West living including leafy parks, fascinating arts and cultural pursuits and a wide range of family-friendly activities.
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Alongside a reputation for being one of Preston’s greenest districts, Fulwood is a highly desirable family area, perfectly positioned to provide an ideal mixture of excellent retail and leisure, outdoor life and historic buildings.
Fulwood is home to one of the North West’s top golf courses and Preston Golf Club is set in 120 acres of lovely parkland.
There’s a great choice of bars and restaurants including 263 at Preston’s Winckley Square Hotel, which has a reputation for fine dining backed up by two AA Rosettes and Floriana’s which specialises in meals with a traditional flavour made with local ingredients.
Manjaros is the place to go for African and Caribbean cuisine while Marino’s in Fulwood offers top quality Italian fare suitable for the whole family.
Fulwood is one of the greenest districts in Preston and there is a selection of parks and outdoor spaces within easy reach. Fernyhalgh Wood covers over 11 acres and is the perfect spot for a woodland walk. Masons Wood, meanwhile, is one of the Woodlands Trust top ten bluebell woods with a fabulous network of paths through beautiful surroundings.
The Guild Wheel is a 21-mile walking and cycling route which encompasses Preston, offering the perfect link between city and green spaces, and access to nature reserves and other local attractions.
The Brockholes nature reserve is the ideal family day out, providing the perfect spot to get close to wildlife and woodland, an excellent visitor centre, shops and eating outlets while Haslam Park's reserve is another popular location for nature lovers, bird watchers, ramblers and picnickers.
For a more unusual animal experience, Bowland Wild Boar Park, just outside Preston, is another fine day out for the family.
For those who want to explore Fulwood’s role in the area’s history, the Lancashire Infantry Museum, housed in the old Fulwood Barracks, provides a fascinating glimpse into the past. Northern England’s largest regimental archive, the museum is an amazing resource full of military artefacts and records.
History buffs will also enjoy a visit to Preston Docklands - at one time, Europe's largest inland dock - and there are plenty of options near the local marina for keeping the family entertained, well-fed and watered.
A host of events celebrate the friendliness and diversity of the North West including Preston's annual Carnival which brings the community together in celebration of Caribbean culture and the Preston City Mela, a festival of South Asian arts, culture, tradition, and heritage. Every September, the Lancashire Encounter Festival attracts a host of visitors in locations across the area to celebrate the county’s arts and culture and, in the same month, the North West community unites for Preston Pride to support the region’s LGBTQ community.
Preston’s Blue Plaque Trail showcases the most memorable people and places in the city’s history while the historic Hoghton Tower manor house on the outskirts of Preston provides some of the best views available of Lancashire.
Preston railway station is one of the major stops on the West Coast Main Line and positioned half-way between London Euston and Glasgow Central is ideal for passengers heading north and south.
For commuters, Fulwood has excellent motorways – it’s close to both the M6 and M55 motorways – and is around an hour’s drive from other major cities including Liverpool and Manchester.
There is an excellent choice of primary and secondary schools available in the area including Fulwood and Cadley Primary School, Harris Primary School, Corpus Christi Catholic High School and Fulwood Academy.
New Homes Fulwood, Preston
Stewart Milne has a range of new homes within easy reach of Fulwood.
Combining discerning homes with generous open spaces, the new communities have been created with family life at the heart of the design to create properties you would be proud to call home.
In designing the range of 3 bedroom homes, there is a focus on combing luxury and space with a focus on elegant simplicity and modern living. They provide a versatile and flexible space while being supremely functional.
The collection of stunning family homes includes a range of 4 bedroom properties. From generous dining kitchens that lead to the garden to functional utility rooms, these homes are ideal for busy families.
The thoughtfully designed range of 5 bedroom homes are hard to resist and have been designed with family living at the forefront of the mind. The spacious main bedroom come complete with an en-suite as well as built in wardrobes to create a restful sanctuary which is the perfect place to relax.
The 6 bedroom new homes are simply stunning and the detached homes offer an abundance of flexible and adaptable living space. As well as open plan kitchen/dining areas there is also space for more formal entertaining with separate dining rooms in a number of these homes.