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Work begins on Applethwaite Hall

Work has just commenced on Applethwaite Hall at Windermere which is a conversion of a late Victorian Arts & Crafts style country house into twelve luxury apartments. Applethwaite Hall (formally known as The Common) was completed in 1901 as a private family home and was designed by the well renowned Manchester architect Thomas Muirhead who… Read more »


Ladies cricket team bowled over by Applethwaite sponsor.

Applethwaite has teamed up with local Forton cricket team, Shireshead Ladies, in its maiden sports sponsorship deal.The partnership sees Applethwaite become the Shireshead Ladies Cricket Team’s principal sponsor.The house builder purchased the new kit, which adorns its official logo, on behalf of the village team, who won its inaugural match against Holme Ladies by 23… Read more »


Stunning Show Home in Forton now open.

Applethwaite are delighted to announce that the stunning new Show Home is now open at Bowland Gardens, Forton. The sales office is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 11am – 5pm. Call Janet on 07837 194242 to view this stunning new development.

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Forton Donation is Blooming Marvellous!

Forton Village, near Garstang, is blossoming thanks to a kind donation by a Preston-based residential developer and the hard work of Forton Scout Group (Beavers and Cubs). Applethwaite Homes, part of the Eric Wright Group, is currently developing the ‘Bowland Gardens’ scheme located in the village and has donated £500 to Forton Scout Group’s annual… Read more »


Work starts on luxury housing scheme in Forton

 A project to build 27 new homes in Forton, near Garstang, is underway after builders moved on site. The three-acre ‘Bowland Gardens’ development is situated on the site of a former nursery just off the A6 and will comprise 22 detached family homes, two bungalows and three affordable housing properties. Ten different house types ranging… Read more »


Oakwood welcomes it’s first residents

The first family has arrived at this superb new development of 24 detached, 3 and 4 bedroom homes at Oakwood in Wesham. Mr and Mrs Shaw and their family moved into their new house in December 2014 and were delighted to spend Christmas in their new home. Moving from within the local area, the family… Read more »

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Stunning new Show Home opens in Wesham

Home buyers can experience luxury family living from Saturday 13th a September with a visit to Applethwaite’s new show home in Wesham. Located on the site of the former council office building on Derby Road, the £5 million Oakwood development, comprises 24 detached three and four-bedroom properties. Known widely in the Lake District for creating… Read more »


Cove Orchard wins prestigious award

Applethwaite Limited, a division of the Eric Wright Group, this week received a prestigious Lancaster District Design Award for its Cove Orchard scheme in Silverdale, Lancashire. Cove Orchard, set in the grounds of the Abbeyfield residential care home, comprises 14 retirement properties – eight two-bedroom bungalows, two three-bedroom dormer bungalows and four two-bedroom apartments –… Read more »

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Help to Buy Success

Applethwaite is crediting the Government’s Help to Buy scheme for a surge in sales in phase one of its development at Tennyson Drive, Bispham. The housing project, close to Kincraig Primary School, comprises a mix of three and four-bedroom semi-detached and detached properties. Built to high standards with quality fixtures and fittings, the homes boast… Read more »