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Developing Oak Meadow

Oak Meadow- Shipdham 

Oak Meadow is the latest housing development from family owned developer Abel Homes.

Located in Shipdham, Oak Meadow launched in April 2013 and has already proved very successful, with two homes sold within the first 48 hours.

The new development – built by Abel Homes Limited – comprises 43 family homes and is perfectly placed within the heart of Shipdham, Norfolk. As one of the oldest villages in the county, Shipdham has a lively and thriving community, which includes schools, groups, retailers and many other local amenities.

The houses in Oak Meadow are being constructed between High Street and Mill Road and are surrounded by trees and greenery. The houses are being built with comfort and practicality in mind and include many stunning fixtures and fittings.

A choice of kitchen units and worktops are available for customers to choose from, whilst appliances include a stainless steel A-rated Bosch electric oven, a Bosch gas hob and an integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Floors are finished in either ceramic floor tiles or luxury vinyl flooring, whilst wall tiles will be available from a range of Johnson Tiles.

Oak Meadow- Shipdham

Oak Meadow will include white Roca sanitaryware, with chrome finish taps and shower fittings in bathrooms in addition to heated towel rails. Security features include an intruder alarm system and mains smoke detectors.

To complete Oak Meadow, some landscaping work will take place on the project to provide each property with front and back gardens, and external lighting will be installed to the front and rear. A water butt is being provided to every property and electricity is to be supplied to garages.

Energy features of the new houses include triple glazed windows, high performance cavity walls with Ecobead Platinum insulation and high efficiency Band A gas fired central heating. All homes also include solar PV panels – allowing buyers to benefit from free electricity as part of the Government’s Feed in Tariff scheme – and low energy light fittings.

Monocouche coloured render is being used on the properties, to ensure the houses require minimal maintenance, and ground floors and lofts will also be fully insulated. In fact insulation levels in Oak Meadow are in excess of the usual building regulation requirements, making the properties even more desirable for buyers.

Oak Meadow- Shipdham

Abel Homes is an independent business, offering a personalised service for each of its customers. As a forward thinking and flexible company, Abel Homes offer customers a great deal of choice in their homes, often finishing houses to a customer’s specific tastes and requirements.

Abel Homes have dedicated members of staff on hand to coordinate property purchases, from initial choices through to handover and beyond. All Abel Homes’ developments are also backed by a ten-year NHBC guarantee, with the company also overseeing remedial repairs during the first two years.

As evident in the construction of Oak Meadow, Abel Homes cares about the environment in which buyers live and work. The company strives to create new and thriving communities and achieves this by carefully selecting the right architects for each project.

Other developments in Abel Homes’ portfolio include The Hatchery in Swaffham; Gardeners Green in Higham; and Crown House in Thetford. A show home is currently open in Oak Meadow, Friday to Sunday (and including Bank Holidays) from 10am to 4pm.

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