Get ready for winter

10 simple tasks to help you stay warm, safe and energy-conscious this winter. The mornings have a definite nip in the air and the heating is firing up, which means only one thing; we are well into autumn and not far from winter. If you’ve not already got your home ready for the colder weather,… Read more »

Applethwaite Hall nominated for two awards

The prestigious Applethwaite Hall development of 12 luxury apartments within an historic country house near Windermere has been nominated to two LABC awards. The development has been nominated for both the Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home and the Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion for the Northern LABC… Read more »

Help buying a new home

For some people, saving a deposit, securing a mortgage or finding the right home at the right price is such a struggle that they are priced out of the property market or are trapped in the home they currently own. If you’re in this situation, it is worth looking into the Government initiatives on offer… Read more »

Location, Location, Location – Hutton

A little about Hutton, near Preston Hutton in Preston is a much sought after area to live. With a new development from Applethwaite coming in 2017, we thought we’d pull some information together on the village and why you’d want to live here. Hutton is a growing and popular village and established as a very… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »