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Many homeowners are keen to salvage their outdoor space but not so keen to get their hands dirty, with recent statistics revealing that 40% of people would like to spend less time maintaining their gardens . With Summer fast approaching, those looking to move into a brand-new home and save the hassle of rescuing a garden, Millwood Designer Homes’ development at Cherry Tree Lane, in Ewhurst, Surrey, have been designed by award-winning landscape architects, Murdoch Wickham.

Having previously designed two gardens for the Chelsea Flower Show, Murdoch Wickham have designed and landscaped the beautiful gardens for plots 1-8 at Cherry Tree Lane. Nestled in the picturesque Surrey village of Ewhurst, the development comprises a collection of high-specification one to five-bedroom homes in a peaceful rural setting.

Clive McDonnell, Senior Landscape Architect at Murdoch Wickham, comments: “The garden designs at Cherry Tree Lane take inspiration from the various individual house types, allowing the gardens to act as a natural extension to the spacious internal living areas. In order to maximise on space, we’ve designed the green areas to work as functional outdoor rooms, complete with seating areas for alfresco dining and quiet contemplation. We’ve carefully selected a range of planting and flowers to complement and enhance the elegant design of these homes. Choosing a range of accent plants, including beautiful summer flowers and striking autumn colours, gives the garden a welcoming feel and creates a sense of year-round visual interest.”

Philip Brown, Sales Director at Millwood Designer Homes, comments: “Murdoch Wickham has elegantly designed eight of the gardens at Cherry Tree Lane, to offer buyers beautiful and practical flexible outside space to complement the spacious internal living accommodation. This is a fantastic opportunity for purchasers to find a low maintenance new home complete with a designed and landscaped garden. Buyers who love to take pride in their garden will be very well suited to this collection of homes, therefore we encourage those to come and visit as soon as possible.”

The current show home at Cherry Tree Lane, The Goring benefits from a beautifully landscaped garden by Murdoch Wickham. Featuring an open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room with bi-fold doors to the garden, the hub of the home seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living areas. The large drawing rooms features a traditional Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and French doors also provide access to the rear garden. A separate dining room offers the perfect space to entertain guests. Upstairs, the spacious master and second bedroom come complete with an en suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes, whilst two further bedrooms share the luxurious family bathroom.

The quintessential village of Ewhurst offers a selection of everyday amenities including independent shops, a village hall and local community centre. For lovers of the outdoors, there is an abundance of green space to explore at the nearby South Downs National Park and Buchan Country Park. The larger village of Cranleigh is less than two miles away providing a variety of traditional village amenities such as a butcher, farm shop and fishmonger, as well as a Sainsburys and M&S Foodhall.

Nearby Ockley station provides trains to London Victoria in approximately 68 minutes, ideal for city commuters. By car, the A24 connects local routes in the area, whilst the M25 and wider motorway network can be access via the A3 at Guildford. For international travel, Gatwick Airport can be reached via the M23 and is approximately 22 miles away.

Prices currently start from £325,000 for a one-bedroom home. Help to Buy is available on selected homes. The new show home is open daily between 11am – 5pm. For more information, please visit or call 01483 677663.