Orbit - Stonecutters, NN7
Stonecutters is a new development of two, three and four bedroom homes set on the edge of the village of Roade.
This unique development incorporates a mix of house types including 1930s style villas, traditional semi-detached cottages and detached family homes.
Stonecutters is within a 10 minute walk of the high street (½ mile) with its post office, newsagents, pharmacy, service station, supermarket and homeware shop. There’s also a regular farmers market and fruit and vegetable market in the garden of the village pub.
When it comes to entertaining, there is a selection of welcoming canal side pubs with cosy interiors for the winter and beautiful gardens to enjoy in the summer sunshine. A number of pubs in the area offer local real ale and home cooked fayre, and there are also restaurants offering a delightful range of fresh cuisine.
The village is served by two nursery schools, the Roade Primary School and, for secondary education, the Elizabeth Woodville School.
Whilst everyday groceries can be purchased locally, Towcester hosts a co-operative enterprise selling high quality, homemade goods and Northampton’s Market square, one of the biggest and oldest markets in England, features an array of fresh fruit, vegetables and cut flowers. There is also an assortment of well-known, stylish, high street shops at the Grosvenor Centre and Market Walk in Northampton, or further afield, thecentre:mk and intu Milton Keynes shopping centres in Milton Keynes are a shopaholic’s dream.
Roade village is served by a number of bus routes between Northampton and Milton Keynes. The nearest railway station is Northampton (just over five miles away) and from here you can travel into London Euston in around 60 minutes. Frequent services are also available to Watford, Milton Keynes Central, Birmingham International and Birmingham New Street. Situated on the A508 approximately two miles from junction 15 of the M1, Stonecutters is ideally located for commuters, just five miles south of Northampton and 12 miles north of Milton Keynes. The M1 motorway also provides access to Birmingham Airport (via the M6), Luton Airport and London Heathrow (via M25).
The Parks Medical Practice caters for the community’s health, whilst the main hospital is located in Northampton.
From junction 15 of the M1, take the A508 towards Stony Stratford, Old Stratford and Roade. Continue along the A508 London Road until you reach the roundabout. Take the second exit A508 towards Old Stratford and Grafton Regis, over the railway bridge and continue until you see the petrol station on your left hand side. The Stonecutters entrance is on your left hand side, about 75 metres beyond the petrol station.