10 reasons to live at Saxon Gate, Crewe

Date: 14/01/2021

After a huge increase in demand this Summer, we are excited to announce four new homes at Saxon Gate in Leighton, Crewe.

We have 2 x two bed and 2 x three bed homes available to buy from just £75,000 with shared ownership.

Reserve your dream home for just £250 today by visiting  www.staffshousing.org.uk/saxongate

If we haven’t already convinced you, take a look at our top 10 reasons to move to Saxon Gate, Crewe here…

  1. Great transport links

    Crewe is ideal for those working in the City but wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Crewe train station is just a 10-minute drive away, where you’ll be able to reach Manchester in just 31 minutes with London a direct 90-minute train ride too. It’s also great for Stoke, Stafford and Birmingham commuters with the M6 a short drive away.

  2. Some of the finest countryside on your doorstep

    Crewe is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. You not only have the stunning Peak District with The Roaches, Dovedale, Chatsworth House and Ladybower Reservoir a short 90-minute drive away, but the beautiful Welsh hills within easy access too.

  3. Great schools ideal for families

    There are 54 different kinds of schools in Crewe which makes it an ideal place for families, giving you plenty of choice. The closest school is just a two-minute drive from the estate, making it handy for that chaotic early morning school rush.

  4. Close to Leighton Hospital

    Leighton Hospital is just a three-minute drive from Saxon Gate and a twelve-minute walk. Handy for hospital workers who are looking to save money on the expensive pesky car park charges.

  5. Lots of places to eat out

    Crewe has plenty of places to eat and drink, from independent restaurants and coffee houses, to well-loved chains and bars. There’s over 300 places to eat or drink so you’re guaranteed to find somewhere to suit everyone’s taste buds.

  6. Great history

    Crewe has a great amount of history from railway to car manufacturing and everything in between.

    You can visit The Crewe Heritage Centre, a nine-minute drive from Saxon Gate, to find out more about its rich railway past. It’s a great day out, with several attractions and a miniature railway for the little ones!

    If you’re looking for something a little bit special why not visit the home of the Rolls Royce. Pop over the road to the famous Bentley manufacturing hub and take the full factory tour.

  7. Lots of family fun

    If theatre is your scene then Crewe Lyceum is for you. It’s based in the heart of the town centre and hosts fantastic entertainment. The Lyceum is over 100 years old and hosts everything from dining events, comedians, tribute bands, a young producers workshop, musicals, pantomimes and drag acts.

    If you love football, you’re in luck! Crewe has its own local team and football stadium, Alexandra Stadium. The stadium is just four miles from Saxon Gate and holds over 10,000 fans!

    Just three miles away from Saxon Gate you have the Phoenix Leisure Park too. Home to bowling, bingo, pizza and an Odeon cinema The park has free parking for its customers and is an ideal place to take the kids for a fulfilled day out.

  8. Great places to shop

    Just two miles from Saxon Gate, The Market Shopping Centre is a community hub where more than 100,000 people meet each week to do more than just shop! It’s a place where people meet family and friends, find a place to eat and drink, work and just enjoy their downtime. 

    On top of that you have Grand Junction retail park, which is just a short drive from Saxon Gate. It has great high-street names including M&S, Next, TKMaxx, Boots and PC World. With free parking it’s ideal for those who love to shop, with restaurants like Nandos and Burger Priest in case you fancy a bite to eat.

  9. Your favourite big cities are less than an hour away

    If you fancy a day or night away you can easily visit Manchester, Liverpool or Chester either via train or car. Each city has fantastic restaurants, bars, shopping and attractions so make sure you pay them a visit soon!

  10. An up and coming area...

    Crewe is part of the Northern Powerhouse Initiative which means the government is investing in local transport, business growth and culture.  This support will not only help to develop the area, but could add serious profit on to your home if you later decide to sell.

We could go on and on but we’re pretty sure we’ve already convinced you that Saxon Gate, Crewe is the place to be. Reserve your dream home today by visiting www.staffshousing.org.uk/saxongate

*all information valid at the time this article was published
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