The Rushes

Sand Pit Road, Calne, WILTSHIRE, SN11 8TJ
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • £232,995 To £289,995
  • Help to Buy scheme available

    Help to Buy properties are new builds in England with a value of £600,000 or less. They must be bought as a main home and be fully owned by you.

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10 year warranty

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Our friendly team are here to help you find your ideal home.

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For sales enquiries 08448111855 8am - 9pm Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm Sat-Sun

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Introducing The Rushes

Surrounded by open countryside, The Rushes is a development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes just outside the historic town of Calne. With plenty of open space, a park and wildlife habitat area you can enjoy the outdoors knowing the environment and its creatures are cared for.

Bristol, Swindon and London are easy to get to with the M4 close by and Chippenham train station approximately 8 miles away.

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Now selling from Atwell Martin in Calne

Open Mon 12:30 - 5:30, Tues - Fri 10am - 5:30 & Sat 10am - 4pm

More convenient living
  • Show Homes due to open Autumn 2016
  • Over 85% of homes have 2 parking spaces
  • Open-space on the development
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A fantastic location
  • Quick links to the M4
  • Approx 8 miles to Chippenham Train Station
  • Under 30 miles to Bristol
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Discover what makes The Rushes a great place to call home

Help to Buy calculator

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE. This calculator is provided for guidance only; Barratt Homes does not offer mortgage advice. Subject to full affordability checks, you may qualify for a higher equity loan amount from the government. You should take advice from a suitably qualified adviser before agreeing to a mortgage.

Quality you can trust

When you buy a Barratt home you can be confident you're dealing with one of the nation's most trusted home builders.

5 star builder rating

5 star builder rating

We're the only national home builder to win this prestigious award every year since 2009. Awarded to Barratt Developments Plc Group brands


10 Year Warranty

10 Year Warranty

Peace of mind. All our homes come with a reassuring 10 year NHBC Buildmark Warranty.


Why wait when there's Help to Buy?

- With a 20% equity loan, you only need a 75% mortgage
- Government-backed for peace of mind
- Available on homes worth up to £600,000 in England
- Buy from the UK’s biggest volume housebuilder
- Over 90% of our homeowners recommend us

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Efficient, modern design

Our homes at The Rushes are designed so that you can enjoy your home and garden at the same time thanks to their large windows and French doors that welcome the outside light in.

And so you don't get left with awkward nooks and crannies, we design our homes with real size furniture in mind to help you get the best use of space.

The build so far

Our show homes are starting to take shape, with our team of expert plumbers, electricians and builders hard at work to create a home that’s warmer and cheaper to heat.

When you move to the Rushes you’ll be part of a new community joining our first few happy homeowners who have just moved in.

Meet the team

Karen, Senior Sales Adviser

Deb, Sales Adviser

Sales

When you buy your new home at The Rushes, Karen and Deb will be there to help you every step of the way.

Mortgage Advice

For free, professional advice on how much you could borrow, speak to one of our friendly mortgage advisers from Gerry Dupree or London and Country.

Site

The professionalism of our site managers has ensured that for the 7th year, they have won more NHBC Pride in the Job Quality Awards than any other housebuilder.

Customer Services

After you have moved into your new home, our friendly customer service team are just a phone call away should you need them.

A fantastic location

Just 1 mile from The Rushes is the quaint town centre of Calne. Whilst keeping its traditional historic appearance, Calne offers all you need for modern living, including supermarkets, banks, beauty salons and places to eat.

The M4 is just over 12 miles providing easy access to Bristol, Swindon and London.

Transport Location Distance (approximatley)
Train Station Chippenham 7 miles
Coach Station Chippenham 6 miles
Airport Bristol Airport 37 miles
School Name Information

No. of pupils

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English

Percentage achieving English Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Maths

Percentage achieving Maths Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Science

Percentage achieving Science Level 4 at Key Stage 2.

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Agg

Aggregate score of English, Maths & Science results.

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KS2VA

Pupil progress against national average (100). 100+ is above national average; under 100 is below national average.

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Local Average N/A 83.6% 78.2% 87.7% 249.6 100.7
Priestley Primary School

Pupils: 141

81.00% 83.00% 81.00% 245 102.4
St Dunstan Church of England Primary School

Pupils: 336

60.00% 61.00% 69.00% 190 101.8
Saint Edmund's Roman Catholic Primary School

Pupils: 192

88.50% 90.00% 93.00% 272 99.9
St Mary's Calne

Pupils: 330

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Holy Trinity Church of England School, Calne

Pupils: 205

93.50% 76.50% 100.00% 270 100.1
Springfields School

Pupils: 67

N/A% N/A% N/A% N/A N/A
Fynamore Primary School

Pupils: 396

80.00% 78.00% 93.00% 251 100.8
The John Bentley School

Pupils: 1205

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cherhill CofE School

Pupils: 192

94.00% 78.00% 84.00% 256 100
Hilmarton Primary School

Pupils: 105

88.00% 81.00% 94.00% 263 99.7

Evenings and weekends

Sports and leisure

You'll find great sporting facilities at Calne Leisure Centre, just 2 miles from The Rushes. There’s a swimming pool, fitness classes, 5 court sports hall, gym, squash court and even a climbing wall.

For the keen golfer, North Wilts Golf Club offers an impressive course with stunning views over the countryside. Having hosted a number of national and regional competitions and under 15 minutes’ drive from The Rushes, golfers of all abilities can enjoy a visit.

Family days out

Just over 4 miles from The Rushes, you can discover the beautiful Bowood House and Gardens offering something for all the family. Take a walk around the stately home and enjoy the outdoors whilst keeping the kids entertained in the Adventure Playground and Soft Play Area.

Shopping

Whilst Calne town centre offers many shops and restaurants for your day to day needs, the nearby town of Chippenham hosts a variety of high street names within its Emery Gate and Borough Parade shopping centres. Here you’ll find a selection of shops and cafés including Clarks, New Look, Body Shop, Argos and Costa. 


Investing in a Barratt home

Financial Advice

Our team can introduce you to new build mortgage advisers who will offer expert advice specific to your needs. They’ll help find the best buy-to-let investment mortgages, as well as offering guidance on tax and portfolio planning. Most can also meet you at a time and place that’s convenient for you.

Letting Agents

The right agent can make investing much easier. We have strong relationships with reliable local letting agents who will help you achieve the best rental rates for your property. We can also help negotiate management fees and commission rates so you get the best deal.

Legal Advice

If you need it, we can provide you with a list of fully independent solicitors. Offering fast, effective service at competitive rates, the firms we recommend have handled thousands of transactions for Barratt and are familiar with the entire process – meaning less hassle for you.

Quality

Our homes appeal to potential tenants, not just because they look great, but also because we design them to be energy efficient and low maintenance to live in. Our homes have won some of the industry’s most coveted awards for design and quality, and we’re the only major national housebuilder to be awarded a Five Star Housebuilder Award by the Homebuilders Federation, every year since 2009.

Great locations

Decades of UK building experience means we really understand the market – creating homes people desire, in places they want to live. Our properties offer great local amenities and facilities, and are close to major transport links. People like living in Barratt homes – which makes them great investments.

We could help you buy

Please contact a sales adviser to find out which specific offers are available on this development and how they could help you buy your new home.

  • Help to Buy

    Equity Loan Mortgage Calculator

    Whether you’re a first time buyer or already on the property ladder, you could buy a new home with just a 5% deposit.

  • Part Exchange

    If you're looking for more space for the family now could be an excellent time to buy and with Part Exchange, we could be your guaranteed buyer. No stress or fuss, just an easy move for you and your family.

A more straightforward move

Reserving your home

  1. Like this development? Browse the different homes we have, find the one you're interested in and register your interest.
  2. Once you get in touch our helpful team will be happy to answer your questions and show you round.
  3. When you visit the development, we'll meet you in our show home before guiding you around the home you're interested in.
  4. If you're keen, you'll be able to reserve your home there and then - and we'll take it straight off the market.
To find out more or visit the development, just give us a call:
0844 556 6166

The buying process

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

The buying process in Scotland

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

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