Redrow - Cae St Fagans at Plasdwr, CF5
The second phase of Redrow’s ambitious new £2bn Plasdŵr Garden City, Cae St Fagans, lies to the south of the proposed groundbreaking sustainable development, just 4miles north west of Cardiff. This delightful location will one day be part of a thriving community of homes, open spaces and superb facilities, but for now it remains surrounded by open countryside on the edge of the village of Pentrebane.
Offering a range of exceptional 2,3 and 4 bedroom family homes near Cardiff, within reach of excellent local transport links and good schools, Cae St Fagans is an ideal location to set up home and raise a family, knowing that as they grow, so will the facilities and amenities around you. Remember, you can move in for as little as 5% deposit with Help to Buy, and with Mastermove also available on selected properties, we could even help you sell your old home too.
Nearby Fairwater Leisure Centre has a good selection of sports facilities including swimming pools, while golfers can enjoy a challenging round at Radyr Golf Club. For sports spectators, Cardiff offers the very best in international fixtures, with the Millennium Stadium hosting Wales’ home rugby and football matches and Sophia Park home to England cricket games. There’s also a great selection of local cricket, rugby and football to be had in and around the city. For a more cultural day out, Cardiff is home to a stunning range of theatres and cinemas, offering shows, concerts and blockbuster movies for all tastes. Take a stroll around the delightful bars and restaurants of Cardiff Bay for a sophisticated vibe, or try the more traditional seaside feel of nearby Barry Island for some fairground fun.
As Plasdŵr grows, it will have its own dedicated schools, including several different primary schools to choose from. Meanwhile, residents of Cae St Fagans have a good selection of schools within easy reach, including the local Holy Family RC Primary, the Estyn ‘good’ rated Pentrebane Primary School and Ysgol Gymraeg Coed Y Gof. Older pupils can choose between the Estyn ‘good’ rated Bishop of LLandaff Church in Wales High School, Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr or Canonian High School, with the excellent rated Howell’s School for Girls and the famous Cardiff Cathedral School offering an independent alternative.
Whatever you are shopping for, whatever your budget, Cardiff will not disappoint. With over 1.4million sq ft of shopping, divided between modern malls and historic arcades, you can shop until you drop in whatever style that suits you. From major high street names and big brand shopping, to fascinating individual, independent stores, there really is something for everyone. If you prefer to avoid the city centre, try out of town shopping at Culverhouse Cross or Leckwith retail parks, or take a window shopping stroll through the boutiques of the Bay.
Sustainable transport is at the heart of the plans for Plasdŵr, with Redrow investing significantly in road improvements and extra busses from the Garden City into Cardiff City Centre. The development plan also includes extensive cycleways and footpaths connecting residents to local schools, shops and leisure facilities. Cae St Fagans enjoys excellent rail connections too, with trains from nearby Fairwater Station, just a mile away, connecting to Cardiff Central in just 10 minutes. By road, Cardiff is just four miles away, with the M4 junction 33 even closer, connecting to Swansea, 35miles to the west and Newport, 16miles to the east. Merthyr Tydfil, gateway to the glorious Brecon Beacons is just 22miles to the north.
Plasdŵr will eventually have its own medical centre with doctors and dentists, but for now you can find these services locally at Danescourt Surgery (GPs) and MyDentist on Pentrebane Rd.