Make yourself at home at Speckled Wood
Named after a British butterfly, Speckled Wood is a collection of new homes ideally located on the edge of the historic city of Carlisle. This fantastic development of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes together with two-bedroom apartments is perfect for first-time buyers, growing families, and those looking to take the next step up the housing ladder.
A new home to the southeast of the city gives you excellent access to the M6 for journeys south to Birmingham via Penrith, Lancaster, and Preston. You'll also be well placed for Scotland, with the M6 becoming the A74(M) at the border just 8 miles away. Carlisle is a thriving city offering you all the amenities and facilities that you could want. It's the county town of Cumbria and it's been an important settlement since Roman times. It's very much a city for today now, with excellent shopping, entertainment, and leisure options.
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Our new sales office for Speckled Wood is now open, call our Sales Advisor to arrange an appointment or for further information.
Our show homes are open for you to visit by appointment – this is to ensure there will be someone here to welcome you and make sure we're open to avoid disappointment. Just click on ‘Arrange an appointment' to choose the time that works best for you.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
3 available | 3 bedroom semi-detached house
The most northerly city in Cumbria, Carlisle is a vibrant cosmopolitan hub, packed with a wonderful variety of shops, restaurants and bars, breath-taking scenery and many historic sites.Situated on the southern edge of the city, Speckled Wood is perfectly positioned so that you can enjoy the tranquillity of a semi-rural location and yet also be close to the vibrant lifestyle a city has to offer.
Owning a home at Speckled Wood means you will be able to enjoy Carlisle's many attractions. For some culture, peace and quiet or a great family day out, discover Tullie House Museum, Carlisle Cathedral and the huge medieval castle, built to protect the city in 1092. Hadrian's Wall country is also nearby, where you can explore the 2000-year-old Roman monument.
Speckled Wood is conveniently placed less than a mile from junction 42 of the M6, which links Manchester to the south and Carlisle to the north. The Lake District, Yorkshire, Humberside and the North Pennines are all easily accessible via great road links including the A7, A595, A689, A69 and adjoining motorways. You'll enjoy good train links from Carlisle station, which offers regular services to Glasgow, Edinburgh and London Euston, with many major destinations in between. There are also excellent links by train and the A69 to Newcastle, the Metrocentre at Gateshead and the East coast.
Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. Every month whilst the programme is running, our 32 regional businesses together give away 64 donations of up to £1,000 each. It's easy to apply for your local good cause.
Persimmon Homes is delighted to be joining forces with Team GB: the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Olympic Team run by the British Olympic Association, to give away an amazing £1 million to support children across England, Wales and Scotland.
Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Every month we give away 60 donations of up to £1,000 each to local groups and charities.