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26 November 2018

Countryside has now opened the doors to The Next Chapter, the latest collection of homes at Aura, Great Kneighton, the multi award-winning new Cambridge neighbourhood in Trumpington.

Ranging from studio apartments through to three-storey, four-bedroom family houses, there’s a new home to suit every taste. Homes at Aura, The Next Chapter offer the best of contemporary living, incorporating intelligently-designed flexible layouts with large feature windows which flood rooms with natural light.

Generous kitchens with integrated appliances are open plan to living and dining areas, providing the perfect space for entertaining, while sleek white bathrooms and beautifully-appointed bedrooms provide a peaceful haven for residents. Many properties also boast much-desired outside space, in the form of a private garden, balcony or terrace, as well as either a garage or allocated parking.

Designed by the award-winning architects TateHindle, this year Aura was announced as the 2018 winner of the prestigious RIBA East, celebrated for its thoughtfully-created homes and contribution to the lively new community.

Mike Jamieson, TateHindle architects, comments: “A rich variety of parks and gardens are combined with homes designed for modern lifestyles to craft a vibrant new neighbourhood at the heart of Great Kneighton.”

Stand-out style, from the experts

To celebrate the launch of Aura: The Next Chapter, Countryside has partnered with popular interiors retailer, Habitat, to offer buyers a curated furniture package for their new home. Design-conscious purchasers will be able to choose from a range of Habitat’s latest furniture lines, each showcasing the best in style, quality and on-trend design.

The unique furniture packages are created to meet the individual needs and tastes of each resident, and are carefully considered to ensure every buyers’ property feels like home from the moment they move in. Purchasers will also enjoy a personal Habitat shopper, alongside delivery and install, to make the process as smooth as possible.

David Everett, Managing Director of Countryside New Homes and Communities Central region comments: “The Next Chapter represents the latest opportunity to buy a home in this desirable new neighbourhood. Great Kneighton has traditionalvalues at its heart, and residents of Aura will be welcomed into this growing community from day one.

“The new collection of homes at Aura offer the best of all worlds: modern living with an impressive range of facilities and valuable green open space on the doorstep, all set in a prime Cambridge location.”

A welcoming new community

Great Kneighton, in Trumpington, sets a new standard for living in Cambridge, bringing together inspirational architecture and landscaping with exemplary facilities and amenities, in a well-connected location.

One of the most sought-after areas to live in Cambridge, at the heart of the new community is Hobson’s Square, a central square home that will be home to a range of shops, an open plaza and a new community building with meeting rooms, public library, exercise studio, café and health centre.

Offering the best of city and country living, Great Kneighton is just three miles from Cambridge city centre, with quick and easy access to its historic attractions, eclectic shopping and fine dining via bus or car. Many of the area’s prestigious educational facilities – both state and independent – are also within easy reach. For those commuting into London, fast trains from Cambridge railway station take less than 50 minutes to King’s Cross.

Residents also benefit from a newly-created 120-acre Hobson’s Country Park, with allotments, ponds, adventure play areas and a bird reserve – providing the perfect place for an outdoor lifestyle.

Prices at Aura, The Next Chapter start from £285,000, with Help to Buy available on a range of properties. For further information please visit or call the sales team on 01223 850915.


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About Countryside

Countryside is a leading UK developer specialising in building communities, not just houses. With over 60 years’ experience, we continue to make a positive impact with regeneration schemes in London, the South East, the North West of England and the West Midlands, often partnering with local authorities and housing associations.

Our Millgate brand creates homes with exceptional standards of craftmanship around London and the South East.

In 2016, Countryside was listed on the London Stock Exchange, and our robust balance sheet enables us to continue investing in our systems and people and to support our growth plans. For the year ended 30 September 2017, we completed 3,389 homes with revenues of £1,028.8m. In April 2018 Countryside expanded its Midlands region with the acquisition of Westleigh Group Ltd which delivered 1,159 homes of which 92% affordable for year ended 31st March 2018.

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