Falcons Lodge
Bedford MK42 0TW

Just Launched! Discover our superb collection of homes at this new development in Cardington available with a range of moving schemes and fantastic offers.

Discover our beautiful collection of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3, 4, & 5 bedroom new houses for sale in Bedford. Situated in a peaceful rural community in the village of Shortstown, but located nearby to the bustling Bedford Centre, Falcons Lodge will provide the best of both worlds.

Why buy at Falcons Lodge

  • A quality, brand new home with amenities such as the convenience store and Post Office nearby as well as plenty of outdoor spaces and parks
  • A great selection of Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ schools within a short distance of home
  • Good transport links for commuters with easy access to Bedford Train Station
  • Buy with just 5% deposit and 75% mortgage with Help to Buy*, or with Home Exchange† and Smooth Move‡, we can help you sell your home

To find out how to make one of these new houses for sale in Bedford your new dream home, contact us for more information and to book your viewing.

Situated close to the cosmopolitan town of Bedford, this stylish development is located in the charming village of Shortstown. Shortstown has a distinct character of its own, yet, is close enough to Bedford to benefit from all of the conveniences a modern, well-appointed town has to offer.

The local amenities of Shortstown are just a short 10-minute walk or 2-minute drive from the Falcons Lodge development. They include a post office, pharmacy, and convenience store, plus several larger supermarkets within easy reach. Our homes for sale in Bedford are set in an idyllic location with plenty of green spaces and countryside to explore on your doorstep, including the lakes, meadows and woodland of Priory Country Park, the walking routes of Shocott Spring, the play area of Shortstown Park, and the banks of the River Great Ouse. For families, there is a selection of Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ schools for all ages conveniently close to home.

For commuters or those looking for easy travel for leisure, Bedford Train Station is just 3 miles from Falcons Lodge. Likewise, the nearby A603 road provides an easy connection to Bedford town centre in just over 10 minutes, and the nearby A421 provides access to Milton Keynes in 25 minutes. Commuting to London would take approximately 90 minutes – making this village attractive to both commuters and families.

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Around the neighbourhood

Shortstown: A picturesque village on the outskirts of Bedford

Our new houses for sale in Bedford are located in the stunning countryside village of Shortstown, a village with a significant presence in recent British history: In 1917 Shortstown was established with the creation of the Airshop Works requiring nearby housing for the workforce. Since then it has grown into an idyllic countryside village. With local amenities including a post office and shop all within walking distance, and a variety of Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ schools in the nearby area, it is the perfect location for families. Just a short drive from Falcons Lodge is the bustling town of Bedford, which has everything you could possibly need in one place.

What’s close to Shortstown?

Our new houses for sale in Bedford are located 5 miles from the cosmopolitan town centre, making it ideal for families of all ages. Bedford is perfect for a day out or weekend away with a huge variety of places to eat and drink, coupled with attractions such as museums, galleries, live entertainment, and tons of green space to explore. If you’re looking for an afternoon of shopping, Bedford has lots to offer with a selection of large high street brands and smaller independent boutique shops.

Bedford is a town that is brimming with culture with a number of museums and galleries open to the public. The Higgins Art Gallery is located in the historic Castle Brewery and adjoining Victorian family home, both of which were built by the Higgins family in the 19th Century. The gallery includes over 400 pieces of work from some of the most famous artists in the world including Picasso, Lichtenstein and Dürer. If history is more your speed then a trip to the John Bunyan Museum is a must to discover the story of the life of the renowned author, pastor, and preacher. Another must-visit attraction for the history buffs out there, and anyone who wants to learn more about the origins of Bedford.

Moving slightly further afield, but still accessible within a half an hour drive are the attractions of Gulliver’s Land and Woburn Safari Park, both of which make for splendid family days out. Woburn Safari Park, the closer of the two attractions, is less than a 20-minute drive from our homes for sale in Bedford. The park is a fantastic place for animal lovers, allowing you to get up close on a road safari, as well as the ability to meet many of the animals. For thrill-seekers, Gulliver’s Land is the place to go. Located under 20 miles from Flacons Lodge, it’s an exciting trip for families of all ages. Whether it’s a day out or a short break away, the resort has enough to leave you wanting to come back again.

Local Schools & Education

Families looking for new houses for sale in Bedford will be pleased to know that our homes at Falcons Lodge are surrounded by various schools for children of all ages. Within walking distance from is Shortstown Primary School, which has an Ofsted rating of ‘Good’, slightly further afield is Castle Newnham School, which has an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted-rating and accommodates children from Nursery right through to Secondary. For older children, Bedford Free School is less than a 10-minute drive away, and is Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’. The University of Bedfordshire offers further education, and is a short distance from Falcons Lodge, plus the University of Cambridge can be reached in under an hour's drive.

Transport & Travel

Our new homes for sale in Bedford benefit from fantastic transport links, making Falcons Lodge the ideal location for commuters. With the A421 providing great connections to Milton Keynes within 25 minutes, and with Bedford just a 10-minute drive down the A603, these properties are perfect for those who want to escape city life. Further afield, London is approximately an hour and a half drive via the M1 meaning these properties are within commuting distance from the country's capital. For more local travel, there are a number of bus stops with services running to nearby villages and towns, the closest to home is Cardington Hangars. Bedford train station is 4 miles away and offers connections across the country, including Brighton, London, and Luton.

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Find your new home with Help to Buy

Find homes that may be available within your price range with Help to Buy at Falcons Lodge.

HTB

Your budget

With a deposit of around

The government may loan you up to

With a mortgage of

So you may be able to afford a new home up to the value of

£240,000

Based on the information you've entered, this is calculated on the ability to borrow 4.5 times your household income.

This information doesn't contain all of the details you need to choose a mortgage. By providing this information, we are not making any recommendation or giving any advice. This calculator only gives you an indication of the amount you could borrow, so the figure it shows could be different from the amount you could actually borrow.

¥ Available on selected Linden Homes Midlands region homes and developments only, not in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to reservations by 30th April 2020 and legal completion on or before 31st May 2020. Paid as a cash lump sum upon legal completion and calculated as the cash equivalent of monthly mortgage repayments from legal completion up until 31st May 2021, based on a typical 90% LTV mortgage, a lender rate 1.87% and a 35 year term. Cash lump sum capped at a maximum of 3.5% of the purchase price, subject to lenders criteria, qualification and acceptance of cash incentives. Not applicable to second home owners or investor purchasers.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE OR OTHER DEBT SECURED ON IT. Credit is secured against your home. *Subject to status, Help to Buy Terms & Conditions and available on selected properties in England only. Eligible applicants will be offered an equity loan up to a maximum of 20% of the purchase price (based on the open market value). Applicants are required to fund at least 80% of the purchase price by means of a conventional mortgage, savings/deposit where required. The equity loan is provided by Homes England and held as a second charge. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other promotion. Full details will be provided on request. For more information please click here.

Home Exchange is available on selected homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion and not all properties are suitable. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Home Exchange of your current home and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. Home Exchange may not be available in conjunction with any other offer and is also subject to the terms of your Reservation Agreement with us. As a guide, your current home must not be worth more than 70% of the value of your chosen Linden home. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Smooth Move is available on selected new Linden homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Smooth Move and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. We will instruct local estate agents to undertake an independent valuation and marketing advice for your current home before we make you a proposal on a marketing price for your home. The realistic sale price may be lower than an initial marketing price and is based on a sale within a specified timescale fixed by us. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

All images are used for illustrative purposes only and are representative only. They may not be the same as the actual home you purchase and the specification may differ. Images may be of a slightly different model of home and may include optional upgrades and extras which involve additional cost. Individual features such as windows, brick, carpets, paint and other material colours may vary and also the specification of fittings may vary. Any furnishings and furniture are not included in any sale. Please check with our sales representatives for details of the exact specifications available at the development(s) for each type of home and the associated prices.