The Riddings
Riddings DE55 4BJ


2 & 3 bedroom houses



Coming Soon! A fantastic new development of 2 and 3 bedroom homes in the village of Riddings.

Linden Homes are pleased to announce The Riddings, a stunning new development of 2 and 3 bedroom houses for sale in Riddings.

Situated approximately halfway between Mansfield and Derby, The Riddings is a great choice for a new home, whether you’re single, a couple, a growing family or looking to downsize. Within a short distance of home you will find a supermarket, pharmacy, bakery, churches, a choice of pubs and takeaway restaurants. There is a large park with a community centre. And for families with young children, there is a nursery and infant school, and a junior school, all rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Choosing The Riddings will mean you are close to good transport links by both road and rail. The A610, A38 and A61 are all within easy reach, meaning you can get to a number of locations easily, including Nottingham (14 miles), Mansfield (11 miles) and Chesterfield (16 miles). The M1 is also easily accessible for a wider range of locations north and south. For rail services, Alfreton station is around 3 miles away, and provides journeys to Nottingham, Leeds and Liverpool Lime Street.

Whether you’re looking to upgrade or downsize your current home, The Riddings will offer all the benefits of the immediate and surrounding areas. What’s more, our range of schemes can make your move to The Riddings more affordable than you think. Help to Buy* is NOT just for first-time buyers; all you need is 5% deposit and you could get a 20% government loan to increase your total deposit.

Why buy at The Riddings?

  • A stunning new home, with good amenities within walking distance
  • Good choice of Ofsted rated schools for young children close by
  • Simple access to Nottingham, Mansfield, Derby and Chesterfield
  • Good links to the A610, A38, A61 and the M1 motorway
  • Direct train services from Alfreton to Nottingham, Leeds and Liverpool Lime Street
  • Buy with just 5% deposit and 75% mortgage with Help to Buy*

Get in touch with us today to register your interest in these new homes in Alfreton.

Development layout

Development layout

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Everything you need for a simple, pleasant life. Welcome to your new home.

If you are considering a new property for sale in Riddings, then The Riddings could be the perfect place for you to call home. Within a short walk of home is a handy range of amenities, including food stores, a bakery, a pharmacy, churches and places to eat and drink. And if you have children, there are Ofsted rated ‘Good’ nursery, infant and junior schools all close by.

While Riddings has everyday amenities, the town of Alfreton has a wider range of shops and services to offer. Here you will find a number of high street brands alongside independent names, banks, a library, dentist and a good choice of pubs, cafes and restaurants. There is plenty to keep you active and to discover in Alfreton away from the shops, with a popular leisure centre, a family entertainment centre - including ten pin bowling - and Alfreton Town Football Club. And if you want to get to know the history of the town better, there is Alfreton Hall, a war memorial and the 18th century Houses of Confinement.

What’s close to Riddings?

A new home at The Riddings means you will be within easy reach of a number of popular and vibrant towns and cities. Around 16 miles away is the city of Derby. With a large variety of shops, entertainment options and places to eat, you and your family will always find something to see and do. The intu Derby Shopping Centre is packed full of high street brands, restaurants and cafes. There is also a multiscreen cinema if you want to catch the latest film release. Beyond the centre there is a theatre, and for anyone who wants to be away from the bustle, the Bass Recreation Ground is beside the River Derwent.

A little closer is the city of Nottingham, famous for its castle and the legend of Robin Hood. There is a huge amount to keep everyone busy and entertained here, including a wide variety of shops, entertainment venues, theatres and places to eat to suit all tastes and budgets. The intu Victoria Centre is home to all the shops you need, while Trinity Square is surrounded by cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs. Entertainment can be found in Just the Tonic Comedy Club, theatres including the Nottingham Arts Theatre and The Bodega, and live music venues the Motorpoint Arena and the Theatre Royal Concert Hall. And if you want a completely different experience, there are several escape rooms to get you thinking!

Just 11 miles from home is the market town of Mansfield. There is a whole host of things to do here. Shops of all kinds are in abundance, from known brands in clothing and homewares to department stores offering much more. Finding something to eat and drink is simple, as there are bars, restaurants and cafes dotted all around the town. And if you are a history lover, Mansfield Museum is the place to head to.

As well as all these great places to visit, the Peak District National Park is around 15 miles from The Riddings. This 1,437 km² area is popular with visitors from all over the UK, and is where you can enjoy and experience truly breathtaking views of the surrounding area. With plenty of walking and cycling routes, this is a wonderful place to spend time away from the bustle of town.

Local Schools & Education

Families searching for property for sale in Riddings are just a short walk away from the Ofsted rated ‘Good’ Riddings Infant and Nursery School and Riddings Junior School. A little further away, at 1.6 miles is Jacksdale Primary School, with Swanwick Primary School just over 2 miles away by car.

For older students, Swanwick Hall School - rated ‘Good’ - is 2 miles from the development.

Transport & Travel

Commuters will find good transport links close to these new homes for sale. Alfreton is only 2.6 miles away and has a number of surrounding ‘A’ roads. The A38, A610 and A61 can all be accessed, with locations including Nottingham (14 miles), Mansfield (11 miles) and Chesterfield (16 miles) all within easy reach. For longer journeys north and south, the A38 provides simple links to the M1 (junction 28) which is around 10 miles away.

By train, Alfreton station is approximately 3 miles from The Riddings, and provides reliable services to Nottingham (24 minutes), Leeds (1 hour 29 minutes) and Liverpool Lime Street (2 hours 22 minutes).

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*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 the HCA 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.