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Discover the housing development which blends city living with countryside charm…

Trust us, you’re going to want to know more about St John’s Manor…

Written by Becky Hardy
Published 29.05.2021

In Partnership with Story Homes

Fancy a lifestyle where you’re as much in the countryside as you are in the city?

Where you can head out on the town with the girls after a long week in the office just as easily as you can don your walking boots and head for the hills? A lifestyle where you can enjoy the kind of community vibes only village life can bring, but with the freedom to be able to cut loose and do your own thing when you want to? A lifestyle where you can actually have the best of both worlds?

Yeah, we thought you might. That’s why we knew you were going to want to have Story Homes’ new development, St John’s Manor, on your radar.

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Where is it?

Nestled in the gorgeous village of Callerton, St John’s Manor is a mere six miles from Newcastle’s city centre and only four from neighbouring Ponteland. A bustling hub in its own right, Callerton lays claim to what is practically its own golf course (just around the corner, in Westerhope) and community centre, where there are loads of local activities and sports to get involved in, if you’re that way inclined. But if you’re more likely to play beer pong than ping pong, fear not – there are plenty of pubs, bars, restaurants and cafés in this neck of the woods too, so you’ll never need to travel far to have a good time. One of our faves? The Jingling Gate. Honestly, it never disappoints.

If you do fancy a night in Newcastle (or day, come to that), the development enjoys excellent transport links, being closely located to the A69 and the A1 motorway. And speaking of transport, when we are allowed to fly off on our jollies again (to anywhere other than the Algarve, anyway), St John’s Manor is only four miles from Newcastle International Airport – so whether you’re going, or family and friends are coming, you can be sure that at least one leg of the journey will be painless.

St John’s Manor has its fair share of local amenities handy, so it hardly matters if you’re a Waitrose warrior, a Morrisons mega-fan or you’re Asda ‘til you die – they’re all just a short drive away. And if family life beckons (or you’re already knee-deep in Play-Doh and muddy football socks), there are a wide choice of educational facilities here too, the closest being Westerhope Primary School and Walbottle Academy.

 

What is it?

Ok, we get it, that’s enough about the area. What’s not to love, right? But contrary to popular opinion (or, at least, the opinion of Channel 4 bosses), it’s not all about location, location, location. We know you need to be sold on the development itself as much as its surroundings. Say no more…

St John’s Manor features a collection of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes from £234,995, each with as much strength in their character as they have in their build. The first thing you’ll probably notice? Kerb appeal. These are some seriously sexy properties, with attractive exteriors that incorporate stone, brick and render and are each unique in their design, (meaning your neighbour’s gaff isn’t a carbon copy of yours). It also means that your street scenes have plenty of personality, so it’s unlikely you’ll get bored of the view anytime soon.

But as we’re big believers in ourselves, it’s what inside that really counts. Walk through the doors of any one of the properties at St John’s Manor and you’ll find designs centred around modern living: stylish finishes like the integrated kitchen appliances are key to maximising space, while high-spec features throughout are guaranteed to bring the wow factor – and, incredibly, come as standard. Think waterfall showers, Porcelanosa tiles, turfed front and rear gardens, large block-paved driveways and paved patios… all of which you’d end up paying a lot more for as extras from other builders, (just sayin’). Live here and you’re going to want to have people over stat – and we’re willing to bet you’ve already got everything you’ll need to be the host with the most.

Love the look of St John’s Manor but concerned it may be out of your budget? Don’t sweat it – whether you’re a first-time buyer or moving home, you’re downsizing or investing in property, Story Homes has a range of incentives that can be structured to meet your individual requirements.

Look, don’t mention it guys – we’ve always got your back when it comes to the hottest finds in the North East, and property is no exception. Just remember to invite us to the housewarming, yeah?

Fancy finding out more about the St John’s Manor development? Visit the Story Homes website for more information, or give them a call on: 0191 432 8832

St John’s Manor, Stamfordham Road, Newcastle NE5 1NQ

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