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  • Abingworth Meadows - New Phase released Homebuyers should head to Abingworth Meadows in Thakeham this Saturday, 14 October, for the launch of the second phase of new homes in this outstanding countryside setting.

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  • Open House at Wells Mews An Open House day will be held this Saturday, 30 September at the final available home at Wells Mews in Lamberts Lane, Midhurst.

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  • Oakford Homes identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report 2017 Oakford Homes is recognised in fourth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report.

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  • A Midhurst success story Tucked away down a little pathway leading from Midhurst High Street are 17 charming new homes at Wells Mews. The houses have proven very attractive to homebuyers keen to live moments from the heart of the town, with 14 already spoken for. The first owners have moved in this spring and there are only three houses now available...

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  • Launch of The Watermill Apartments Easter Saturday, 15 April, sees the opening of the brand new show homes at The Watermill Apartments at Royal Quay, Harefield. The centrepiece building at this successful scheme of stylish apartments and contemporary townhouses ia set along the Grand Union Canal and features just seven apartments within a Grade II Listed former watermill.

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  • “The best housewarming gift we could have asked for!” As an art history teacher, Penny Huntsman is used to looking closely at the all important details so when she and her husband, Mark, visited the show house at Abingworth Meadows in Thakeham, they were immediately impressed.

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  • Buying your next home might be easier than you think Charlotte Backshall grew up in Midhurst and had often walked past the new development on the corner of Lamberts Lane with her dog. She and her partner, Seonaid McGregor, were intrigued to see what the homes would be like so as soon as the show home opened, they visited on the launch day.

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  • A smooth move to Royal Quay is a dream come true After 40 years in their family home, David and Marilyn Joslin decided it was time to look for somewhere new. Once they saw Royal Quay, the contemporary townhouses by Oakford Homes at Coppermill Lock, Harefield, there was no turning back.

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  • View home opens this weekend with interior design bonus for new buyers Following the successful sale of the show house at Wells Mews in central Midhurst, a new view home will be opening this Saturday, 11 February. Buyers reserving one of these stylish homes over the weekend will also receive an interior design package of up to £5,000.

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  • Open House at Abingworth Meadows on 4th February With the first lucky owners now moving in to the landmark development of Abingworth Meadows in Thakeham, Oakford Homes has announced an ‘Open Weekend’ to be held on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February at their bespoke house design, ‘The Lily’.

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  • It’s all in the detail Taking a tour of a show home will give you a general impression as to the skills of the architect, housebuilder and interior designer but look again at the detail which makes the difference between a house and a home.

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  • Where countryside meets contemporary The perfect combination of village life and modern living is now available at the groundbreaking development of Abingworth Meadows in Thakeham. The homes here have the advantages of being surrounded by glorious Sussex countryside but without all the hassle of maintaining an old house.

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  • A warm welcome for Wells Mews Christmas has come early for the home buyers who have been quick to reserve one of the new homes at Wells Mews, Midhurst. At the prestigious scheme of two and three bedroom houses close to the centre of Midhurst, 25% were reserved within a week of the show home opening in November.

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  • The perfect setting entices buyers to Wells Mews Just off the historic High Street in Midhurst is a private enclave of seventeen brand-new 2 and 3 bedroom houses from award winning housebuilder, Oakford Homes, where the first reservations were secured at the launch weekend in November.

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  • Christmas bonus introduced at Royal Quay There’s still time to move to a new house at Royal Quay this side of Christmas although you’ll have to be quick.

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  • ‘Home from home’ at Abingworth Meadows “It’s like coming home,” said Ruth White, sales consultant at the new Abingworth Meadows development in Thakeham. “I used to live in Thakeham many years ago when my family were young and we had four very happy years here. The village is unique so it’s lovely to be back!”

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  • Remember… to visit Wells Mews on 5 November Reflecting the historic architecture of Midhurst and with an interior designed for today’s lifestyles, the show home at Wells Mews opens on November 5.

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  • Friendly but fiercely played U11s match A local derby between two Chalfont U11s teams turned into an exciting and high scoring match on Sunday 16 October, despite heavy rain at the start.

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  • Grand Opening this weekend! The landmark development of Abingworth Meadows in Thakeham opens the doors of its show home for the sales launch this weekend, Saturday 1st October, at 11am.

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  • High scoring match gets season underway The football season got underway at a tightly fought match in the youth section (U11’s) between Chalfont Wasps and Bedgrove Dynamos on Sunday morning.

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  • Abingworth Meadows - Show home launching Autumn 2016 Our latest collection of outstanding luxury houses is really taking shape at our new development of Abingworth Meadows in Thakeham, just south of Horsham.

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  • Mike has top sites in his sights Site Manager Mike Lenton has been tasked with overseeing the construction of two of West Sussex’s latest developments, Cowdray Mews in Midhurst and at Abingworth Meadows at Thakeham.

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  • Abingworth Meadows pre-launch On Sunday the 24th of July, Wiston House played host to a private preview of Abingworth Meadows - the prestigious new development in Thakeham. Abingworth Meadows by Oakford Homes.

    The event was attended by prospective buyers who had previously registered their interest in the new homes through the appointed selling agents...

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  • New style displayed in the latest stylish show home at Royal Quay, Harefield The interior designed show home at Oakford Homes’s flagship development of Royal Quay has been so well received by visitors that many of the houses with a similar layout have already been reserved...

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  • Court backs government plans to exempt small sites from affordable homes obligations Article by planningresource.co.uk The government has won a legal challenge against a High Court ruling that quashed a national planning policy intended to exempt small sites from affordable housing obligations…

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  • Oakford Homes’ latest development set in one of the 'Best Places to Live in the South East' Oakford Homes has just started construction on their latest development of 17 two and three bedroom houses in Midhurst...

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  • Henley-on-Thames brownfield site acquired for stunning new scheme Oakford Homes has purchased a brownfield site in Deanfield Avenue, Henley-on-Thames, for a proposed development of 23 new apartments. The site has been allocated for residential development in the recently adopted Joint Henley and Harpsden Neighbourhood Plan...

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  • Date announced for launch of new show home at Royal Quay - Saturday 16 April On Saturday 16 April. the doors will be opened to the brand-new show home at Royal Quay, Harefield, the flagship development of award-winning housebuilder Oakford Homes....

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  • Thakeham village to gain new sports facilities within new housing development A community hub featuring new sports pitches, a village hall, pre-school and local shop will be developed by joint venture partners, Abingworth Homes and Oakford Homes, alongside their latest collection of homes in the village of Thakeham. Construction of the 38 four and five-bedroomed family homes is already underway at ‘Abingworth Meadows’ just off Dukes Hill...

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  • Estate Agents Today 60 Second Interview With Chris Coates As a small team we don’t have a hang up on job titles and although officially I’m the Managing Director, I’m equally skilled to meet land agents and owners or answer the phone in the office if everyone else is busy. I'm told my tea making skills leave something to be desired though!

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  • Shortlisted for ‘Housebuilder of the Year 2016’ It's just been revealed that Oakford Homes is one of three finalists in the ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ category at the Thames Valley Property Awards 2016.

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  • Chris Coates, Managing Director of Oakford Homes comments on Cameron's plans David Cameron’s crusade to get homes built is very commendable but if he seriously wants to speed up delivery of these affordable homes for first time buyers then the strategy will need careful implementation...

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  • A date to remember… Oakford Homes is delighted to announce the launch of Barton House in Kingston on Saturday 26th September. This will be a stylish development of just sixteen 1 & 2 bedroom apartments, situated in a prime location on Kingston Hill, offering purchasers an array of exciting entertainment opportunities on their doorstep. Kingston Upon Thames delivers the very best shopping and leisure experience, which can be accessed within mere minutes of Barton House.

  • A site for sore eyes… We are excited to have started work on site at our long-awaited new development in Kingston. Barton House will be a contemporary collection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments situated in a prime location on Kingston Hill. Kingston Upon Thames delivers the very best shopping experience, all of which can be accessed within minutes of Barton House.

  • Three is the magic number… We are pleased to announce that we have just received planning for an additional three town houses at our ground-breaking development of Royal Quay in Coppermill Lock, Harefield. The full project will see the creation of new townhouses and conversions of existing buildings into luxury apartments to provide in excess of 65 private residential homes, over three separate phases of build. The development launched its first phase back in November last year with a record sellout of all the Longroom Apartments. These canalside homes, like any waterside property, will offer purchasers a very desirable lifestyle and picturesque year-round views.

  • Its elevation my dear… We have received exciting news at Oakford Homes, having just received planning for elevational changes to be made to Barton House in Kingston. These will create a more aesthetically pleasing frontage for our future residents. This contemporary collection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, situated in a prime location on Kingston Hill, offers purchasers an array of exciting entertainment opportunities on their doorstep. Kingston Upon Thames delivers the very best shopping experience, which can be accessed within minutes of Barton House.

  • What wonderful news There’s a first for everything so at Oakford homes we would like to wish our many congratulations to the purchasers of one of The Longroom apartments, who have just had their first baby. We wish you all the best in your new home, especially with your new arrival.

  • Happy ever after at The Longroom Oakford Homes would like to congratulate the first purchasers of The Longroom apartments, as they move into their beautiful new home. We have seen great success at the development’s first phase, which sees the conversion of this locally, listed building into a luxury collection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. We wish each of our buyers all of the happiness in the world their new Oakford Home.

  • A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - SATURDAY 23RD MAY The doors will open to a much anticipated new show apartment at St Leonards House in Windsor this Saturday. Oakford Homes are delighted to announce the launch of this luxury new 2 bedroom show apartment. Offering an open-plan kitchen/living/dining area, en-suite bathroom to the master bedroom and allocated parking. This development in the heart of Royal Windsor where over 70% of the homes are already reserved is convenient for the town centre and train links, whilst incorporating Oakford’s meticulous attention to detail giving the apartment a very high specification Show apartment is launching this Saturday 23rd May 10am - 5pm - See you there.

  • Redefining Georgian Elegance… Following on from the great success of The Longroom at Royal Quay. Oakford Homes are pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of a Grade II listed building The Manor House this Autumn. Oakford is thoughtfully converting this into 4, two bedroom apartments offering contemporary interiors behind a traditional façade. Royal Quay will offer purchasers a very desirable lifestyle and picturesque year-round views. Situated in a highly desirable location, offering private views of The Grand Union Canal, one of the area’s best assets. A stroll along the towpath on a mid-summer evening, or simply sitting and watching the world go by is the perfect way to end your working day. The quaint village of Harefield attends to all your local needs with a selection of cafes, shops, traditional pubs and its own village green. Situated close to Denham and Rickmansworth railway stations, residents will be able to commute to the city with ease. Key roads are also with easy reach, with the M40 just 12 minutes away and the M25 is just 5 minutes distant. To register your interest, please click here and you will be sent privileged information about the scheme.

  • Introducing Coralie Thomas – Development Sales Manager Oakford Homes have made the appointment of a new Sales Manager. Coralie Thomas joins the company at their successful flagship development of Royal Quay in Harefield, Middlesex. Having briefly worked with Oakford Homes at their previous development in Rickmansworth, Coralie was wowed by their product and when a position became available she jumped at the chance to work for the housebuilder. She comments: “I was particularly attracted to Oakford due to their genuine care of customers and their attention to detail and quality within the homes." Her role will involve selling the homes and ensuring that customers are supported throughout their house purchase.

  • Introducing Nick Ashfield - Senior Technical Manager Oakford Homes has appointed Nick Ashfield as Senior Technical Manager. Nick brings with him a wealth of experience, a passion for design, and a commitment to detail within the build, which fits in perfectly with the company’s ethos. The role will involve overseeing all technical information and influencing the layout and design of Oakford’s homes, to the benefit of the future purchaser. Nick comments: “I am delighted to take up this position, as Oakford’s attention to detail is renowned. Oakford Homes are an excellent bespoke developer with a focus on the customer and finished product and I am thoroughly enjoying being a part of the team."

  • Introducing Julian Evans - Commercial Manager A new Commercial Manager has been appointed for Oakford Homes. Julian Evans joins the team in this exciting role, which will involve the acquisition and sourcing of all building materials and subcontractors. Julian comments: “This was a great opportunity to join a thriving housebuilding company and make this role my own. I really like the fact this role gives me the capacity to get involved in so many aspects of the company, not just the buying and selling process.”

  • Success at St Leonards, Windsor Oakford Homes have experienced great success at St Leonards in Windsor where following the launch on the 7th March 50% of the homes have since been reserved. This stunning collection of 1 & 2 bed apartments at St Leonards in Windsor holds great appeal being very convenient for the town centre and train links, whilst incorporating a very high specification.

  • Royal Quay, The Story So Far... It has been a story of unprecedented sales success at the first phase of the flagship development of Royal Quay, in Harefield, Middlesex, where over 85% of the Longroom apartments have now been reserved. Created by award-winning housebuilders, Oakford Homes, Royal Quay will see the creation of new townhouses and conversions of existing buildings into luxury apartments, to provide in excess of 65 private residential homes, over three separate phases of build...

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  • Is the Housebuilding industry straining under the pressure of renewed demand? Last year was an incredibly positive year for the housebuilding industry overall, with building growth returning to levels not seen since before the 2008 recession, according to the HBF. Demand has been higher than ever, spurred on by a multitude of socio-economic and legislative factors. The government is focused on getting the country building again understanding the benefits it brings to the whole economy and peoples standards of living. Each of these is having an effect in pushing the market skyward and increasing the demand for housing...

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  • The ‘long’ wait is over with the launch of Royal Quay The ‘long’ wait is over, as the ground-breaking development of Royal Quay by Oakford Homes in Coppermill Lock in Harefield is shortly to be unveiled from its delightful new show apartment at the Longroom. The first phase of this striking collection of homes, located in a superb canalside setting is being unveiled to the public on 22nd November...

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  • Sceptre Gate proves popular with investors Reports suggest that now is a great time to invest in property in Windsor due to the buoyant property market which has seen housing prices rise here by over 12% in the last year to an average of £540,000...

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  • New mortgages – big brother or no big deal? The new Mortgage Market Review (MMR) which brought in tougher lending criteria for mortgages has not seen the significant impacts which were originally being speculated upon and could prove a boon to the future security of the housing market if initial signs are anything to go by. Damned by the sceptics as being intrusive and indicative of a big brother state, the new mortgage lending rules asks potential borrowers detailed questions about their income and expenditure to ensure they can pay back their loans, even if interest rates rise...

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  • Oakford Homes ‘steel’ themselves for an energy-efficient future At the forefront of home design, steel construction offers many advantages over traditional reinforced concrete building techniques, with lower costs, sustainability and flexibility being amongst the many benefits of choosing steel framed buildings over the alternatives...

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  • Live the high life… the penthouse apartments at Sceptre Gate are unveiled Purchasers looking to live the high life will appreciate the sheer quality and elegance of the penthouse apartments at Sceptre Gate in Windsor by award-winning Oakford Homes. Saving the best until last, Oakford are releasing the two penthouse apartments at Sceptre Gate at a forthcoming open day being held on Saturday 20th September from 11am...

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  • Important canalside regeneration project for Harefield coming soon The vacant Royal Quay site in Harefield is set for regeneration, thanks to a joint residential development project coming soon. The area adjoining Coppermill Lock will undergo redevelopment shortly by Oakford Homes. The project will see the creation of new townhouses and conversions of existing buildings into luxury apartments to provide in excess of 65 residential homes, over three separate phases of build...

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  • Oakford Homes – The one to watch It’s been a busy first half of 2014 for luxury house builder Oakford Homes, as they continue to make their mark in the new homes sector. The director owned company has rebranded its corporate image along with a new website to showcase what makes award winning Oakford Homes stand out from the rest...

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  • Is it time to make your move? As the housing market traditionally begins to slow whilst we enjoy the hot summer days, it can be an uncertain time for buyers with the latest news talking about interest rate rises in the future. Official figures from the Bank of England have revealed something of a lending slump with May experiencing an 11-month low. Banks and building societies approved 61,707 home loans which is 19 per cent below January’s peak of nearly 76,000. But should buyers be worried? No, but it might be time to act. Mortgage rates have been at record low levels for the last few years thanks to the drop in base rate and the Funding for Lending Scheme so there’s never been a better time for home buyers to take advantage, as these favourable times can’t and won’t last forever. The run of low rates is slowly heading towards the finish line...

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  • Success at Sceptre Gate – apartments selling fast! Homebuyers looking for luxury apartment living are wasting no time in reserving at the exceptional development, Sceptre Gate in Windsor by Oakford Homes. Following the launch last weekend (29th and 30th June), over 35% of the 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in the stunning office block conversion have been reserved proving just how desirable the area is for purchasers...

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  • Why Windsor is winning the new homes race? With its rich mix of history, culture and heritage, it’s no surprise that Windsor has been named as number 11 in Savills top 20 relocation hot spots for those moving out of London. Research carried out by the estate agent suggests that 20.8% of buyers in the town are those escaping the Capital for the leafy and picturesque surroundings of Windsor and of these, around half are young couples...

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  • Three is the magic number As the old saying goes three is the magic number and Oakford Homes are certainly enchanting Windsor, as they announce two more exciting developments in the town. Hot on the heels of the show home launch at Clarence Place in Imperial Road, an exclusive collection of just five, 3 bedroom homes, Oakford Homes is about to release further details of two apartment schemes. Sceptre Gate offers the ultimate location, with the town centre and castle being just minutes away on foot. It will also exemplify Oakford’s high specification homes, offering purchasers the opportunity to not only live in one of the South East’s most desirable postcodes, but to own a home they can be proud of...

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  • Sceptre Gate, Windsor – for the lifestyle you need An exciting new development in Windsor is beginning to take shape and promises to offer the best of both worlds for purchasers looking for apartment living. Sceptre Gate showcases Oakford Home’s high specification build and gives buyers the chance to enjoy living in one of the South East’s most desirable postcodes but with a truly contemporary feel...

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  • When will the housing bubble burst? It’s the question I get asked the most. From dinner parties to networking lunches. Once I introduce myself and we’ve parted with some small talk, the question on everyone’s lips is – when will the housing bubble burst? With the Deputy Governor of The Bank of England, Sir Jon Cunliffe recently commenting on the UK’s spiraling property prices, it’s no wonder homeowners and purchasers are getting nervous. According to Nationwide Building Society, house prices rose at 10.9 percent annual rate in April and the Help to Buy scheme which guarantees mortgages to homebuyers with small deposits is bolstering the market...

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  • New site acquired in Harefield by Oakford Homes An exciting new development opportunity has been acquired by Oakford Homes in the highly desirable area of Coppermill Lock in Harefield, which promises to offer purchasers a taste of exclusive waterside living. The site, which is being developed in association with Ashill Developments and Bewick Homes, will be a canalside development of elegant new townhouses and conversions of existing buildings into luxury apartments...

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