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26 January 2017

 A recent survey conducted by estate agency, Tepilo, shows that 43 per cent of people would choose a balcony as the most important feature in their dream home, making it one of the most sought after architectural additions. Those that are still looking for their dream home, should look no further than the recently launched Morando house design at Countryside’s Cambridge based development, Aura, which features multiple terrace and balcony spaces.

Situated in the new urban village of Great Kneighton, the latest phase at the award-winning development, comprises a stylish range of two bedroom apartments, three-bedroom penthouses and three and four bedroom homes. The new release welcomes the four bedroom, four storey Morando house design, which offers ultimate modern family living split over four floors.  
David Everett, Managing Director of Countryside’s New Homes & Communities Central Division comments: “The Morando house design features a total of three spacious terraces and a courtyard, which families and their guests can enjoy together. This house is exhibits a number of impressive design features, yet is so well suited to family life by providing enough space for members to enjoy time on their own as well as quality time together. The terrace spaces are such a fantastic feature, The Morando definitely ticks all the boxes of a dream home.”
The ground floor of the Morando features the spacious open-plan kitchen/dining area in which residents can relax or work from home. The courtyard, secure parking and the cycle storage are also located on the ground floor. The first floor features the separate living area and the expansive private terrace area, which is the ideal place to unwind after a long day or entertain family and friends. Bedroom four is next to the living room and is served by the family bathroom.          
Moving upstairs to the second floor, two double bedrooms can be found and both feature a Juliet balcony. Bedroom two has its own en suite bathroom while bedroom three is next door to the shower room. On the third and final floor is the impressive dual aspect master bedroom. This spacious haven includes an en suite shower room, fitted wardrobes and access to two private terraces. 
 All of the family homes at Aura offer a high specification with composite stone worktops, white gloss handleless units and fully integrated appliances including dishwashers and washer dryers. Bathrooms and en suite shower rooms have white sanitaryware, chrome accessories and cream ceramic floor and wall tiles.
As part of the wider Great Kneighton development, the homes are set amid green open spaces and tree-lined avenues. The masterplan also includes an extensive range of new amenities such as schools, a health and community centre, shops, a library, offices, sports pitches and a 120-acre country park.
Located on Lime Avenue, off Long Road to the south of Cambridge city centre, Aura is ideally located for mainline rail links to London. The Cambridge Guided Bus stops just moments away offering regular services to the city, train station, Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Biomedical Campus.  
Prices for the four bedroom Morando house design start from £975,000 and prices for the three bedroom Bassetti house design start from £725,000.  For further information, please call the marketing suite on 01223 656167 or visit

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