Staycation searches and bookings for the UK have increased by almost a quarter compared to 2016, according to new research by travel marketing group Sojern. Data found there was a 23.8 per cent rise in British holidaymakers planning UK stays for summer 2017, rather than travelling further afield. For prospective buyers looking for a new home, seaside towns are perfectly placed for a staycation. Set high above the Hastings coast, Millwood Designer Homes’ development Woodlands View is within close proximity to a range of leisure facilities and entertainment opportunities providing families plenty to do close to home this summer.
Woodlands View is a beautiful development offering a range of two to five-bedroom terraced, semi-detached and detached homes, nestled into semi-rural surroundings. Perfect for those looking for a staycation home, residents can enjoy easy access to all Hastings has to offer, such as the award-winning pier. Less than three miles away, Smugglers Adventure provides the perfect family day out with acres of caverns, secret tunnels and passages to explore the thrilling history of Sussex smugglers of the eighteenth century. For those who enjoy learning all about Hastings colourful past, Hastings Castle is also popular tourist attraction. Alongside a selection of beautiful beaches, Pelham Beach offers an array of waterborne activities and is popular with families for walks along the shore in both the summer and winter months.
Philip Brown, Sales Director at Millwood Designer Homes, comments: “With more and more Brits choosing to stay in the UK for holidays, it’s not surprising that home buyers are looking for a location that has it all. Hastings has undergone huge regeneration in recent years, offering a newly refurbished and award-winning pier. Families looking to be close to the Great British seaside are well located at Woodlands View for easy access to a selection of beaches to enjoy the warmer summer weather.”
One of the impressive family four-bedroom homes currently available, features double French doors at the rear, opening out from the separate living room and breakfast area, into a beautifully landscaped garden. The large open plan breakfast and kitchen area features contemporary white units with a complete range of appliances, including a fan oven, hob, integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The home extends over three floors, providing the ideal space for modern family living. The generous master bedroom enjoys large built-in wardrobes and a contemporary white en-suite bathroom with chrome fittings.
Woodlands View is surrounded by a network of nature trails and open countryside right on its doorstep. In addition, Priory Meadow Shopping centre is only three miles away, with a large selection of high street names and designer stores for ample shopping opportunities.
Conveniently situated on the south coast, residents at Woodlands View can also enjoy easy travel access to popular resorts such as Eastbourne, which is less than an hour away. For access to the bustling capital of London, Hastings station offers direct trains into Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Waterloo East and Victoria in 90 minutes. The proposed introduction of High Speed rail links to Hastings will reduce the journey time from Hastings to Kings Cross to 68 minutes.
Prices at Woodlands View start from £240,000 for a two-bedroom house, £485,000 for four-bedroom houses and from £550,000 for five bedroom houses. Incentives such as Help to Buy are available on selected properties. For more information please visit www.millwooddesignerhomes.co.uk or call 01424390150.