Bellway - Hawkswood, RG31
Welcome to Hawkswood
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Hawkswood is a modern development of new homes in Calcot, offered in a variety of styles and designed to appeal to a range of purchasers, including first-time buyers growing families and investors.
Finished to a high-quality specification, these homes and apartments come with modern design features, including open-plan living spaces, integrated kitchen appliances and en suite bathrooms. Residents will also benefit from gardens and either garages or off-street parking.
For families, there are a selection of well-regarded primary and secondary schools in the area. Kennet Valley Primary School is less than half-a-mile from the development, while St. Paul’s Catholic Primary School is just under two miles away. For older children, there are three high schools within a ten-minute drive of Hawkswood, the nearest of which is Little Heath School.
Hawkswood is ideal for commuting into Reading, located approximately 10 minutes away via the A4, while Calcot offers frequent local bus services into the town. Reading train station is around three miles away and offers regular services to several destinations including Bristol, Swansea, Newcastle and London.
The M4 is easily accessible from Hawkswood and provides ease of access to Bristol and London.
For international travel, the development is just over a 30-minute drive from Heathrow Airport.
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Calcot has several areas of open, green spaces and parkland in the local area, including Holybrook Linear Park, a Green Flag award-winning park, a mile from the development, which offers walks along the woodlands and the river, as well as play areas, outdoor pitches and a basketball court. For golf players, Calcot Park Golf Course is only two minutes’ drive away from the development. This traditional, 18-hole course is set in beautiful parkland, featuring a stream and a lake For further outdoor leisure pursuits, Reading benefits from several large parks and family-friendly attractions. Basildon Park, Beale Park Wildlife Park and Gardens and Wellington Country Park can each be accessed within 15 minutes by car. Basildon Park is a National Trust area, which features an 18th century Georgian mansion, surrounded by parkland. While Beale Park Wildlife Park and Gardens is a conservation area, featuring a range of rare and endangered animals and birds, children’s play parks and a miniature train to explore. Wellington Country Park offers landscaped parkland and a range of attractions, including a zip wire, children’s play area, miniature railway, a nature trail maze, 12-hole mini golf course and an indoor soft-play. There is also an animal farm and a petting zoo. For indoor attractions, Reading presents several climbing centres, an indoor ski slope, the Central Swimming Pool and a trampoline park. Movie goers will find two large multiplex cinemas in Reading, as well as the independent Reading Film Theatre. For more cultural pursuits, the town is also home to several museums and a theatre. Calcot and the surrounding area features a selection of traditional pubs and a handful of chain and independent restaurants.
Growing families are well catered for, with a selection of well-regarded schools nearby, including Kennet Valley Primary School, which is approximately a five-minute walk from the development, and St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, around five minutes’ drive. For high school students, Little Heath School, Theale Green Community School and Denefield School are each within a 10-minute drive from Hawkswood. For higher education, the University of Reading is only 15 minutes away from the development, by car.
Within less than half-a-mile away from the development, along Bath Road, residents will find a range of good quality amenities, supermarkets, and a mix of high-street and independent retailers. While there are several other supermarkets within the local area, and superstores within Reading. Reading is a thriving town, offering a multitude of shopping opportunities, with its town centre housing everything from high-street and well-known brand names, to designer labels and independent stores. A collection of boutiques can be found in the town’s Harris Arcade, while the popular Oracle Shopping Centre is home to a wealth of big-name outlets.
Local travel connections are excellent, with major roads including the M4 and A4, both of which are less than half a mile away. The A4 provides ease of access into Reading, which is around a 10-minute drive from the development, while the M4 provides fast routes into London to the east and Bristol and Swindon to the west. For public transport, regular bus services also run through Calcot into Reading and other local towns. Reading train station is within a mile-and-a-half away from the development and provides services direct to London, Swansea, Newcastle, Oxford and Bristol among its destinations. The station operates a regular service from Reading to London Gatwick, while Heathrow Airport is the nearest airport by car.