Gladstone Place

Belbroughton Road, Blakedown, KIDDERMINSTER, DY10 3JH
  • 5 bedroom homes
  • From £525,950
  • 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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5 year warranty

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Introducing Gladstone Place

Set within the quiet village of Blakedown, Gladstone Place is within close proximity of many local towns but also located within the beautiful Worcestershire countryside, giving the best of both worlds. A selection of 42 new homes are adding to this friendly community, currently offering our last remaining five bedroom house, making it the ideal location for families to call home.

More convenient living
  • Set in an idyllic rural location
  • Located in the small village of Blakedown
  • Close to local towns for everyday amenities
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A fantastic location
  • Only ten minutes' drive from the centre of Kidderminster
  • Easy access to the M5 and M42 for commuters
  • Blakedown train station is within walking distance
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Help to Buy the home you want

Make your money go further with Help to Buy. First time buyers or existing homeowners can buy a new home with just a 5% deposit and a 20% equity loan – available on all new builds in England under £600,000. Easily find homes within your price range using our handy Help to Buy calculator.

Adjust the slider to the amount of deposit you have available. This calculator assumes that the minimum allowable deposit on a ‘with Help to Buy’ mortgage is 5% and the maximum allowable deposit is 30%. This calculator also assumes that the minimum deposit for a ‘without Help to Buy’ mortgage is 15%.

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Mortgage interest rates are set by mortgage providers and will depend on a number of factors such as your deposit value, the value of the property and your financial circumstances. As a guide, as of September 2013 most mortgage rates are between 3% and 6%. This calculator works on the basis of a capital and interest repayment mortgage, with interest calculated monthly.

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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 Year Warranty

5 Year Warranty

Each of our new homes comes with a free 5 year warranty, giving you peace of mind and no unexpected bills.


5 star builder rating

5 star builder rating

We're the only national home builder to win this prestigious award, five years running.

House builder of the year 2011

House builder of the year 2011

The Home Builders Federation recently recognised Barratt Homes as the standard-setter in our industry.

Moving up the property ladder? Enjoy a quick, hassle free move and get fair market value for your current home with Part Exchange*.

Full terms & conditions

Fair market value is based on the average of three indepedant valuations and is only available on selected plots.

5* Home Builder Award

Over 90% of our customers would recommend us

We are the only major national housebuilder awarded the exceptional 5 Star Home Builder Award five years running for customer satisfaction. Our customers are so happy with the quality of our service that, when surveyed, over 90% of our homeowners said they would recommend us to friends or family.

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Essentials on your doorstep

For those with young children, Blakedown Church of England Primary School is conveniently located within walking distance on the main Birmingham Road.

  • A village shop is close by offering a selection of fresh foods.
  • Secondary schools can be found in nearby Hagley along with a range of colleges.
  • Local church, St James the Great, has served the community for 150 years.

Efficient, modern design

The former use of Gladstone Place was a Garden Nursery. The south-east of the development features beautiful views over the open countryside, with the Millennium Green and Parish Hall to the west. We have retained the existing mature trees and endeavour to create a development that will contribute to the existing diversity of Blakedown village.

The build so far

Construction in Blakedown started in autumn 2012 with the sales centre and stunning Stratford style show home launching in May last year. We only have a few five and six bedroom homes remaining for sale, all of which are now build complete and ready to move in to, so visit us to find your ideal family home in Blakedown today.

Meet the team

Sarah, Sales Adviser

Ian, Site Manager

Laura, Home Design Consultant

Tanya, Sales Manager

Becky, Customer Service Administrator

Having worked with us previously and retuning two years ago, Sarah offers a wealth of experience and can advise you of everything you need to know to make an informed decision.

With all homes built to the highest quality, Ian our Senior Site Manager is making sure everything is in place so you can move in time for Christmas.

Take a look at our Choices range of optional extras with Laura to tailor your new home to suit you.

A completed purchase doesn’t mean our service ends there. Becky, in our customer services team will help in the unlikely event of an emergency. We also provide five years out of hour’s emergency cover, for peace of mind.

A fantastic location

Local amenities can be found right on your doorstep with the beautiful village of Blakedown offering a small village shop providing you with a selection of fresh foods, a post office and a small selection of independant shops. However, the village is located just outside Kidderminster, which is easily accessible and you can find everything you need all in one place.

The Birmingham Road, the main road that runs through Blakedown, provides easy access to Kidderminster, Hagley and Stourbridge. By linking from the Birmingham Road on to the Stourbridge Road you will find the M5 easily accessible at junction 4 giving you access to the rest of the Midlands.

Blakedown train station serves the village residents with regular services to Worcester, Dorridge and Great Malvern, changing services at these stops can help you reach destinations further afield.

City/Town

Distance and time by car

(miles/hours & mins)

Time by train

(hours/mins)

Worcester 17 miles / 31 mins 25 mins
Great Malvern 25 miles / 47 mins 55 mins
Birmingham 18 miles / 35 mins 43 mins
London 124 miles / 2 hours 13 mins 2 hours 30 mins

 

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 89.8% 89.3% 94.5% 273.7 100.3
Blakedown CofE Primary School

Pupils: 109

100.00% 97.00% 100.00% 297 99.8
Hagley Catholic High School

Pupils: 1021

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Haybridge High School and Sixth Form

Pupils: 1248

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Hagley Primary School

Pupils: 585

96.50% 94.50% 99.00% 290 99.8
Belbroughton CofE Primary School and Nursery

Pupils: 142

97.50% 100.00% 100.00% 298 101.5
Offmore Primary School

Pupils: 426

81.50% 83.50% 87.00% 252 99.8
Clent Parochial Primary School

Pupils: 102

93.00% 90.00% 100.00% 283 101
St Oswald's CofE Primary School

Pupils: 224

70.00% 70.50% 81.00% 222 100
Sunfield School

Pupils: 70

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Madinatul Uloom Al Islamiya School

Pupils: 237

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Evenings and weekends

There's plenty to keep the whole family entertained with many towns nearby and the city of Birmingham within easy reach.

Retail Therapy
  • Shop 'til you drop at the Bullring, Birmingham with 160 stores available. The Mailbox is one of the most stylish shopping destinations home to many designer brands. There's exclusive cafes and bars as well as waterside restaurants
Family Days Out
  • Voted 'Most popular tourist attraction in the West Midlands', the West Midlands Safari Park has plenty to see with the chance to see live shows
  • Follow the meandering course of the River Severn on the historic Severn Valley Railway taking you to the Shropshire town of Bridgnorth, passing stunning views and scenery as you go
Parks and Open Spaces
  • Brinton Park offers a play area and tennis courts, as well as an annual Carnival and events throughout the year
  • Take in the impressive views discovering the footpaths and bridleways of the Clent Hills, set in the heart of the Midlands

Live the life

Blakedown is ideally located for people of all ages with the local area offering many local pubs including The Old House at Home, and just a short distance away you can experience the thriving nightlife of Birmingham City Centre.

  • Morrisons and Aldi supermarkets can be found in nearby Kidderminster.
  • Ideally located for those needing to commute.
  • Blakedown train station is within walking distance of Gladstone Place.

 

Investing in a Barratt home

Financial Advice

Our team can introduce you to independent professional 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.

Furnishings

So your investment property is ready as soon as possible, we offer a range of furniture packs, created to suit homes of all sizes. We work with top interior designers, and because of our considerable purchasing power, we can pass on some great savings. You just select what you want, then relax - leaving the installation to our experienced professionals.

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 ever to be awarded a 5 Star Housebuilder Award by the Homebuilders Federation.

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 need more space for your growing family, then our Part Exchange scheme could be perfect for you.

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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