Outdoor exercise, especially in a green space or near water, can improve your mood and self-esteem, and being close to nature has a calming, stress-reducing effect. Luxury property developer, Millwood Designer Homes, appreciate the real value of living among green space and open countryside. Due to launch off plan this summer, is Standgrove Field, their new latest development in Ardingly, which is situated in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and its 90 mile footpath that links ridge-top villages and historic gardens, giving residents an endless supply of countryside walking routes.
This stunning new development consisting of 36 traditionally designed homes, offers properties available that range from three bedroom semi-detached homes to four and five bedroom detached homes. Located in the heart of Sussex, Standgrove Field has many cycling and riding opportunities surrounding the development. Ardingly Reservoir is just two miles from the development and offers a 198 acre nature reserve with picturesque waterside surroundings, the ideal route for an easy stroll, bike or horse ride.
Philip Brown, Sales Director at Millwood Designer Homes, comments: “We are passionate about creating developments that reflect the appearance of quintessential Wealden villages and compliment their countryside surroundings. As well as the beautiful walking routes on the doorstep, nearby Ardingly reservoir provides water-sporting opportunities such as fishing, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing, so residents really can enjoy every element of living in such a picturesque countryside village. At Millwood, we want to improve peoples’ quality of life and not just the quality of their homes.”
Standgrove Field will offer the best qualities of both town and country living with the vibrant towns of Haywards Heath, East Grinstead and Crawley all less than a 20 minute drive away ensuring that residents have the benefits of first-class shopping facilities. The village itself includes a post office and shop, a bakery, a café and two popular public houses, The Ardingly Inn and the award-winning Gardeners Arms.
The village of Ardingly is also close to a number of historic houses and landscaped gardens, including Sheffield Park, Borde Hill, Nymans at Handcross and Wakehurst Place, which is managed by the Royal Botanical Gardens, and is just a five minute drive from Standgrove Field. Nicknamed ‘Kew in the Country’, Wakehurst Place plays home to some of the most beautiful gardens in England and is home to the world famous Millennium Seed Bank.
Ideal for families, Standgrove Field is within close proximity to an excellent range of schools for children of all ages. Directly opposite the development is the highly rated private school of Ardingly College, which is for children ages two to 18 and is ranked within the top ten independent boarding schools in the entire country. Worth School, a top independent senior day and boarding school is also nearby. St Paul’s Catholic college in Burgess Hill and Oathall Community College are both highly rated co-educational secondary schools. Whilst, Great Walstead independent prep school and Handcross Primary in Haywards Heath both have a desired reputation for primary education.
Ardingly is well connected with Haywards Heath train station less than four miles away offering trains to London Bridge or London Victoria up to five times an hour, both in 48 minutes. Equally, the M23 is only nine miles away, which leads directly north to the M25, or south to the coast for Brighton. For those that fly regularly, Gatwick Airport is approximately 12 miles from the development.
Guide prices at Standgrove Field start from £400,000 for a three bedroom home, £575,000 for a four bedroom home and £925,000 for a five bedroom home.