The rural village of Cottam is located on the outskirts of the city of Preston in Lancashire. Our new homes in Cottam are surrounded by picturesque countryside while still being within range of the city centre, ideal for commuters and families looking to settle somewhere more serene.
In nearby Preston you’ll find a bustling high street with St George’s Shopping Centre at the heart of the city, while head for the marina at Mariner’s Way to find a retail park and cinema complex along with a number of restaurants.
Things to do
The nearby city of Preston has a number of shopping options, including a weekly market, as well as entertainment centres including cinemas and bowling alleys. There are plenty of parks within a short walk of Bartle Meadows, ideal for walking the dog or a stroll with the family. The surrounding countryside of neighbouring Ashton-on-Ribble offers a number of scenic walking routes and golf courses, while Preston has the Guild Wheel, a 21 mile long cycle route that circles the city, passing through the quaint villages on the outskirts along the way.
Cottam is located 2.5 miles from junction 1 of M55, which connects Preston with the Fylde coast and the coastal resort of Lytham-St-Annes. The M6 can be reached at Preston, providing links to Blackburn, Bolton, Manchester and Lancaster. Salwick train station is the nearest rail link, providing services to Preston city centre. Preston train station has services to a wide range of destinations, including Manchester, the Lake District and Glasgow Central. The nearest large airports to Bartle Meadows can be found in Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
Now is a great time to Buy
Low Interest Rates
With interest rates currently at 0.5%, monthly mortgage payments for new buyers are much more affordable than they have been for some time. There’s never been a better time to buy a new home and take advantage of the low interest rates while they last.
Changes to Stamp Duty
As a First Time Buyer there's no Stamp Duty on homes up to the value of £300,000, which could save you anywhere up to £5,000. If you're buying one of our homes between £300,000 - £500,000 you'll pay 5% of this amount
Competitive Mortgage Deals
There’s no shortage of competitive mortgages available. With lenders competing to offer low interest products and better deals, it’s a buyers’ market and an ideal time to consider buying a new build home.