Orchid Fields

Greenkeepers Road, Biddenham, BEDFORD, MK40 4GR
  • 1 & 2 bedroom homes
  • £213,995 To £249,995
  • Eligible for Help to buy

    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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Introducing Orchid Fields

Orchid Fields has just 2 apartments remaining. These properties would make the perfect purchase for a first-time buyer looking to move to a modern apartment near to the vibrant town of Bedford. Orchid Fields will offer you an excellent location for easy access to a range of shops, restaurants and transport links. For more information please email: orchidfields@barratthomes.co.uk

Sales Centre opening hours & phone number 01234 213641

Monday 12.30pm - 5.30pm & Tuesday - Sunday 10.00am - 5.30pm

More convenient living
  • Show Homes viewable by appointment only
  • Last 2 plots remaining
  • Short drive into Bedford town centre
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A fantastic location
  • Plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants all close by
  • Short distance away from the A428 & A421
  • Lidl Superstore near to site now open
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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.


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Home of the week - Plot 96 The Aylsham, £249,995

The Aylsham is a 1 bed coach-house, perfect for those looking to buy their own home. Inside it offers an open-plan kitchen with dining and lounge areas, large master bedroom and a contemporary bathroom. You only need a 5% deposit with the government's Help to Buy scheme.

We will be open late on Friday 22nd June until 8pm for a first-time buyers and investors event. Come and visit us to find out how easy it could be to get onto the property ladder or to make a brilliant investment.

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Show homes

Why not come and visit us at Orchid Fields to see the high quality finish of a Barratt home for yourself? Below are the show homes we have open for viewings.

If you really like what you see, our show homes are often available to buy. Call our friendly Sales Advisers on 01604 419 621 to find out more.

Amber

Amber

  • 2 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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Helmsley

Helmsley

  • 4 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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Essentials on your doorstep

Just a short walk from Orchid Fields there is a wealth of amenities on Kempston High Street including:

  • The Half Moon, a charming local pub 
  • A fish & chip bar, Italian restaurant and Chinese take away 
  • Local butchers and bakery
  • A Co-op and a Lidl 
  • You are also near a selection of schools including Kempston Rural Lower School and Hastingsbury Business and Enterprise College

Efficient, modern design

At Orchid Fields there is access to a bike storage for both private homes and communal areas and the roads have been designed to keep speeds below 20mph allowing for safer streets for cyclists and pedestrians. The development neighbours a peaceful stream, lined with mature trees which provides residents with beautiful scenic walks and encourages the local wildlife.

The build so far

Orchid Fields is a firmly established development which we are now in the process of selling our final 7 homes. This last selection includes 2 bed apartments and 3 & 4 bed homes.

Don’t miss your chance to move to this popular development. Visit our Sales Centre today or register your interest on our website to receive email updates on our weekly offers and incentives for this development. 

Meet the team

At Orchid Fields you will be welcomed by our knowledgeable and friendly Sales Advisers Paul and Esha. They will be very happy to answer any questions you may have about our Barratt homes and the different schemes available to help you with your move. You won’t need to worry about making the move on your own as Paul or Esha will be there every step of the way.

Visit Orchid Fields and find your perfect home today.

A fantastic location

Orchid Fields is located in Bedfordshire and in just 10 minutes from your future home you can arrive at Priory Country Park, known for its educational activities for children of all ages. As well as all the natural beauty, you are just a short distance away from all the amenities in the centre of Bedford.

Travelling north and south of the country couldn’t be easier. Just a few minutes’ drive away from your future home is the A428 that links to the A421, from there you can drive to the M1 in just 8 minutes and the A1 in 11 minutes.

Destination and the fastest travel time from Bedford Train Station (via rail)
London St Pancras 39 minutes
Birmingham New Street 2 hours 10 minutes
Birmingham International 1 hour 58 minutes
Cambridge 2 hours 10 minutes
Milton Keynes 53 minutes
Leicester  42 minutes

 

Alternatively, you can travel by coach from Bedford Coach Station. You can travel to many major destinations including London, Birmingham, Stansted airport and even holiday destinations such as Great Yarmouth.

Just outside the development you have the opportunity to hop on a bus, one way takes you into the centre of Bedford town and the opposite way you can visit Milton Keynes and a number of villages including Wootton, Eaglestone and Stewartby.

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 67.7% 63.0% 73.7% 153.5 99.5
St James Lower School

Pupils: 98

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Kempston Rural Lower School

Pupils: 89

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Robert Bruce Middle School

Pupils: 607

63.50% 56.50% 88.00% 208 98.2
Biddenham Upper School

Pupils: 1082

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Westfield Middle School

Pupils: 332

63.50% 61.00% 53.00% 178 100.4
Greys Education Centre

Pupils: 72

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
St Josephs Lower School

Pupils: 301

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Bedford Road Lower School

Pupils: 279

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Grange School

Pupils: 138

N/A% N/A% N/A% N/A 99.9
St Gregory's Catholic Middle School

Pupils: 444

76.00% 71.50% 80.00% 228 99.4

Evenings and weekends

Day at the shops

Bedford town centre is just under 5 minutes away - The Harpur Centre is open 7 days a week and has all the high street names you know and love. The Arcade is home to a selection of boutiques and independent shops, anything from sweets to bespoke clothes. If that’s not enough Bedford town has 5 markets, open on different days of the week.

Family days out

 Locally to your home is the Kempston Outdoor Centre, where you can participate in rock climbing, paddle sports, high ropes and archery. For an outdoor adventure you could visit Bedford Park or Priory Country Park, both ideal destinations for walks and picnics. For the thrill seekers, a few minutes in the car and you can arrive at Box End Park where you can learn to waterski, wakeboard and more.

Bedford is also home of the Oasis Beach pool, with a wave pool and beach area, and for the adults there is a sauna, fitness suite and café. Bedford is also home to The Corn Exchange, which regularly hosts events and shows.

Live the life

Kempston not only has a thriving high street where you can pick up your shopping or dine out, it is home to a number of other facilities including:

  • Kempston’s Retail Park open till 8pm on week days. Here you will find an Argos, Boots, Next, Outfit, TK Maxx, along with other well-known stores and a Costa Coffee.
  • You can enjoy views of the Great River Ouse and Bedfordshire Countryside from the John Bunyan Community Boat. Kempston is one of the stops available on a selection of cruise routes.

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.

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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