Bellway - Acorn Rise, NP19
Acorn Rise is a modern development of new homes in Alway, Newport, offered in a variety of designs and suited to a range of audiences, including families, commuters and first-time buyers.
This collection of 2,3, and 4-bedroom houses offers a high specification, with quality fixtures and fittings. Properties benefit from open-plan living spaces, fitted kitchens, including some integrated kitchen appliances, gardens and garages, or allocated parking.
The Riverfront theatre and arts centre is a popular venue for drama, music, comedy and dance, while the Dolman Theatre is the city's principal amateur dramatics venue. Live music is staged at the Newport Centre, a leisure complex that also offers sporting facilities including a swimming pool, sports hall, gym and fitness classes. Llanwern Golf Club is a 15-minute drive from Acorn Rise and Newport International Sports Village, which houses a tennis centre, competition swimming pool, an athletics stadium and the Wales National Velodrome, is around five minutes away by car.
Residents will find a number of well-regarded schools in the surrounding area, including Somerton Primary School, Ringland Primary School and St Gabriel's RC Primary School. Post-16 education providers include Coleg Gwent, around a mile away, the University of South Wales' Newport campus, three miles away and its Caerleon campus, less than four miles away.
Several small shops are located close to these new homes in Alway, while a large supermarket, major fashion chains and homewares stores, can be found at Newport Retail Park, a few minutes drive away. Newport city centre is home to a wealth of well-known names and independent retailers throughout its main shopping district of High Street, Commercial Street and surrounding areas, and an indoor market is held six days a week. The city also has two indoor malls; Kingsway Centre and Friars Walk, which between them have around 60 shops, cafes and restaurants, a bowling alley and a multi-screen cinema.
For commuters, the development lies within convenient travelling distance of the M4 – junction 24 is just two miles away – the A449 and the A4042. Newport Railway Station is around 10 minutes drive from Acorn Rise, with regular services from there to a number of destinations, including Cardiff, Bristol, Bath, Manchester, Birmingham, Reading and London Paddington. For domestic and international travel, Cardiff Airport is 40 minutes drive away via the M4.