When you live in Blackrod, you’ll discover it’s the perfect place for enjoyable, easy-going modern life. Whilst close to excellent modern shopping and leisure opportunities in nearby Bolton, Wigan and Leigh, this traditional Lancashire community has a proud history going all the way back to ancient Rome, at which time there was a fort here guarding the nearby military road northwards. In later centuries, mining and weaving made their mark on the landscape and created a contemporary community that has pride in its past, but is very much part of the present day.
With an Ofsted-rated Outstanding Primary School as well as other excellent nearby amenities, Blackrod also has its own railway station on the Manchester to Preston line, with Manchester Victoria station just half an hour away. The M61 is just a few minutes from Blackrod, providing direct transport links to Manchester and Preston. The M6 opens up a wider motorway network for travel to the Lake District, Blackpool, Liverpool and beyond.
Situated in hilly countryside near the River Douglas, Blackrod is a great place from which to explore the immediate surrounding countryside. Between Blackrod, Lostock and Horwich is Red Moss, a wetland area rich in wildlife and managed by the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside. A little further to the east are the rising moors of the Lancashire Pennines, offering plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling and exploration. National parks such as The Trough of Bowland and Yorkshire Dales are also easily accessible and the Lancashire coast is a short car journey away.
Romans Green is a community all of its own, close to Blackrod Church School and with its very own pond and surrounding greenery. Fringed by hedges and trees, Romans Green comprises of a wide choice of properties, including two, three and four bedroom family homes in a range of different designs. The development comprises of quiet avenues and private cul-de-sacs.
The design of properties at Romans Green is based around the idea of relaxed open-plan family living, with free-flowing family/dining spaces and kitchens. Plentiful natural light is provided by generously proportioned windows and French doors which lead to garden areas, effortlessly blending indoor and outdoor spaces. Fully integrated and ergonomically designed fitted kitchens incorporate ample work-surfaces, accommodating cupboards and large storage areas. Kitchens are fitted with premium quality brand name appliances that include cooker, double oven and fridge freezer.
Bathrooms, cloakrooms and en-suites are graced by pure white designer sanitaryware with chrome fittings. Smoke alarms are supplied as standard and garages are supplied with lighting as well as mains electricity sockets.
^Discount to Market homes offered with a discount of 20%, please ask Sales Executive for eligibility details, terms & conditions
Figures shown are for illustrative purposes only. Please speak to a Mortgage Adviser for full details. Eligible applicants will be offered an equity loan of up to a maximum of 20% of the purchase price (based on the open market value). Applicants are required to fund at least 80% of the purchase price by means of a conventional mortgage, savings and any deposit where required. Applicants must obtain their conventional mortgage from a Qualified Lending Institution. For the first five years there is no fee charged on the equity loan component. At the start of year six a fee is collected of 1.75% of the market value of the property at the time the loan is entered into multiplied by the outstanding percentage under the equity loan, the annual fee of 1.75% will be uplifted by RPI + 1% p.a. The loan must be repaid after 25 years or earlier if you sell your home whereby the repayment sum will reflect up to 20% of the market value of the property at the time the property is sold or remortgaged. YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE.