Persimmon Homes - Douglas Gardens, PR4
Prices from £195,000 to £365,000
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Douglas Gardens is located in the welcoming village of Hesketh Bank. With a selection of three to five-bedroom homes, you're bound to find something that's perfect for you.
Hesketh Bank is a small village with a good range of local facilities, surrounded by farmland that stretches all the way to the Ribble Estuary. It's halfway between Southport and Preston, with easy access to both the M6 and the M65 for journeys around Lancashire. You'll have the convenience of a local train station, with services to Southport taking 35 minutes and to Preston taking just under 15 minutes. From Southport, you can connect with regular Merseyrail services into Liverpool city centre. If you're travelling for leisure rather than work, just go as far as Formby and you'll have a wonderful coastal nature reserve, huge sand dunes, and a wide-open sandy beach to enjoy.
There are a wide variety of activities to get involved with in Hesketh Bank. There's a badminton club, a bowling club, cricket and football clubs, plus nearby Tarleton Rugby Club. For general fitness, you'll be able to work up a sweat at BUnique Health and Fitness - a physical fitness centre with a range of cardiovascular and weight training equipment. You'll also find some peaceful walks and places to cycle nearby. There are a small number of independent shops in Hesketh Bank as well as a Booths supermarket. For even more choice you can easily get to Preston, Southport and Liverpool, each of which has a huge choice of places to eat, drink and shop
There are plenty of choices for local schooling close-by. For younger children, there's the Happy Days Nursery and the Tarleton Day Nursery. Also nearby are All Saints CofE Primary School and Nere Brow CofE Primary School. Tarleton High School is just a few minutes' drive away or approximately a 15 minute walk.
Located between Preston and Southport and just off the A59 with easy access to Liverpool, Hesketh Bank is a pretty village with plenty of local amenities and transport links. Local landmarks are the Beconsall Old Church, and the River Douglas which flows through Lancashire and Greater Manchester. The West Lancashire Light Railway is also close by, adding to the long list of things to see and do in the area.
There are plenty of buses serving Hesketh Bank and the villages and towns close by. You'll also find that the train service to Preston and Southport is very convenient. Croston Railway Station is just a stone's throw away. Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport are easily accessible, with flights taking you throughout Europe and the rest of the world.
The village is served by a selection of health and well-being facilities including the Viran Medical Centre, Hesketh Bank Chemist and Hesketh Bank Dental Practice. Your nearest hospital is Southport & Formby District General Hospital.