Retford show home launch marks start of developer’s community commitment
05 Nov 2019

Linden Homes Midlands is poised to take the wraps off its show home in Retford – marking an official development launch and the start of a major community engagement campaign.Linden Homes Midlands is poised to take the wraps off its show home in Retford – marking an official development launch and the start of a major community engagement campaign.

The doors to the stunning Mylne house type will open to visitors during the weekend of November 23-24 – which will be the jewel in the crown of the Treswell Gardens development.

A fantastic four-bedroom home, the Mylne (pictured) fits the bill perfectly when it comes to meeting the needs of modern family life; with its large kitchen/ dining area – complete with French doors which open out to the garden – spacious lounge and downstairs cloakroom.

Four good sized bedrooms, with space for all the family, make up the first floor; including ensuite to the master bedroom, and family bathroom.The Mylne is among a number of attractive house designs at the development, which will offer a choice of 175 three and four-bedroom designs located off Tiln Lane.

As well as new housing for the area, Linden Homes Midlands is ploughing almost £1.1 million into project to benefit the local community.  The cash injection through the Section 106 planning agreement is a developer’s obligation to give something back to the community. Over the coming months, schemes earmark for a contribution include:

  • Almost £424,000 towards the extension of educational facilities at Carr Hill Primary School
  • Highways improvements 
  • Installation of a five-piece play area 
  • Contribution to the library
  • Public transport provision and bus stop improvements. 
  • Nine affordable homes on the development 
  • Generic £455,000 contribution to The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) - a local authority charges to raise funds to help fund the infrastructure, facilities and services.

Linden Homes Midlands sales and marketing director Vanessa MacNee said: “We are delighted to be back in Nottinghamshire and extremely happy with the initial high level of interest, and very much look forward to sharing our fantastic new show home with the local community.

“We strive not only to meet, but to exceed the demands of our customers; in terms of design and quality, but equally taking into account location, proximity to good schools and commuter links to offer the very best home and lifestyle package.”

For more details about the development ahead of the show home opening, contact Linden Homes on 01777 553239 or visit Brown and Co Estate Agents in Retford for all sales inquiries.

Retford offers the best of both worlds, boasting an air of rural tranquillity while being close enough to major town and cities for work and pleasure. A big attraction for families, the area also has a number schools rated highly by Ofsted situated close by.


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