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CONTENTS

Welcome to this special Bicester

edition of The Property Magazine.

The wonderful market town of Bicester

has become somewhat of a hot spot

for property developers. Equidistant

from London and Birmingham (just 51

miles) and a short drive from Oxford

and Milton Keynes, it’s no wonder this

excellently located town is getting so

much attention.

As a planned garden city, Bicester retains

an abundance of green space. The

surrounding countryside features green

fields and meadows, with wonderful

quintessential English villages dotted all

around.

If you’ve been watching Grand Designs

over the last few weeks you will have

been following the stories of the first 10

self-builders on site at Graven Hill – the

largest self-build project of its kind in the

UK. For those with a passion to create

their dream home, self-build plots can

be purchased. However, if like me, you

are not quite that adventurous, you can

buy a custom build property at Graven

Hill, with as much input as you would

like. A really exciting opportunity to

have a say in your own house and a

refreshing change from the regular look

alike properties we are offered by the

standard developments!

Sheena offers some advice on getting

a new garden into shape and if you’re

looking for inspiration then pop along to

Build It Live, returning to Bicester on the

8th and 9th June.

Have fun!

Jane

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GARDENING

Designing a brand new garden from scratch

– are you faced with a bare plot of land and

wondering where to begin?

Sheena Marsh of Oxford Garden Design

guides you through and helps you to create

a list of what you want your garden to do.

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Plan & design your dream home

with a visit to Build It Live

The region’s popular self-build and renovation show, Build It

Live, returns to Bicester, Oxfordshire on the 8th & 9th June.

Planning a self-build? Renovating a property?

Or adding more space to your current

home? A day at Build It Live will fill you with

inspiration and practical tips to ensure you get

the home you want – finished on time and

on budget. The show is the perfect place to

start researching your project, find some great

products and meet over 150 of the UK’s leading

suppliers and manufacturers who offer not only

cutting-edge technology but also a choice of

traditional and eco-friendly products for people

wanting to create a truly individual home.

The show features a wide variety of free seminars

and workshops on each day covering topics such

as choosing & working with an architect, how to

fund your self-build project, choosing windows and

doors, heating your home and finding the right

builder.

Architects and other independent experts will be

offering one-to-one free advice on your project –

whether it’s a query on the design, a problem with

planning permission or simply an idea of where to

begin!

And if finding land is your problem – you might

be interested in finding out more about Bicester’s

Graven Hill (as seen on C4’s Grand Designs: the

street!). The site is the UK’s first large scale selfbuild

project with over 1000 self-build and serviced

plots. Visit the ‘Graven Hill Zone’ at the Build It

Live, where you can talk to an advisor about how

to reserve a ‘serviced plot’ and learn more about

what’s involved in the process.

Here’s a range of some great features you can also

visit at the show:

THE NAKED HOUSE

See a cut-away show home at ‘1st fix’– a

fascinating insight into how things are installed,

from insulation and underfloor heating, to the roof

trusses and floor joists.

SELF-BUILDERS’ OWN

STORIES LIVE

Gain inspiration and confidence from Build

It readers who have realised their self-build and

renovation dreams. Hear their stories, pick up some

top tips, and hear what they wish they’d known

before they started.

ECO BUILDING ADVICE

Hear how to build as sustainable home and gain

one-to-one advice on a range of issue including

renewable energy and environmentally friendly

building techniques.

STRIKING GLAZING OPTIONS

The show offers a wide variety of specialists

demonstrating a huge range of bifold doors

and sliding doors, French doors, windows,

contemporary and traditional front doors, and

rooflights. Everything you need under one roof to

great a wonderfully bright and airy home!

FIND A BUILDER CLINIC

Let experts can guide you through the process of

finding the right builder for your project (and avoid

the cowboys!) This is the chance for self-builders

to gain top tips on the do’s and don’ts of hiring

tradesmen.

GRAVEN HILL ZONE

The team behind the Graven Hill project will be

on hand at the show to give information on the

self-build opportunities on Graven Hill. One-toone

advice slots can be booked to discuss how to

secure one of over 1000 self-build plots which are

available.

Tickets are now on sale via the website. Standard

ticket price is £12 per person, but look out for the

free ticket offer in this magazine!

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GRAVEN HILL

Graven Hill: offering

Grand Designs for all

Graven Hill, the UKs largest self and custom build site, has recently been in the spotlight as the setting

for Channel 4’s latest series, Grand Designs: The Street. Following the journeys of 10 Pioneers, the

programme provided an in-depth look into the highs and lows of self-building. However, Graven Hill

is not just for self-builders, in fact, there is something for everyone…

Starting life as Ministry of Defence land, Graven

Hill has big plans for an expansive development

- consisting of 1,900 self-build and custom build

homes - nestled in the Oxfordshire countryside.

Situated in the ‘golden triangle’ of Oxford, London

and Birmingham, with road and rail connections to

nearby towns, Bicester offers the convenience of

city life, with a taste of countryside living.

You’ve seen what the Pioneers on Grand Designs:

The Street did, but what can you do at Graven Hill if

self-building isn’t for you?

Custom build: new build

convenience with bespoke

home creativity

Graven Hill offers something for everyone – not just

the self-builders. For those who feel like they lack

the time, skills – or inclination – to undertake a selfbuild

project, custom build homes offer a perfect

alternative. Graven Hill’s custom build homes offer

something new to the market, allowing purchasers

to tailor their properties, from interior finishes to

layouts and specification, without having to lay a

single brick.

This is nothing like buying a property from a major

developer. You can customise these high-quality

houses by selecting your internal layout and finish

preferences from a wide menu of options. The

key thing to bear in mind is that the sooner in the

design and build process you reserve your plot, the

more choices you’ll have. For instance, if you want

input on the internal layout, you’ll want to get on

board as early as possible.

Graven Hill offer terraced and detached houses

ranging from two to four bedrooms. Each house

comes with enhanced specifications with a garden,

patio and parking for two cars as standard. After

making your decisions, all that’s needed is to sit

back and wait for the keys.

Graven Hill’s custom build homes are based on

modern, eco-friendly property design. All of this

means that you can rest assured you’ll enjoy a

comfortable living environment in a home that’s

simple and cost-effective to run.

Designing and building a truly personal home is

much more achievable than commonly thought.

Graven Hill makes self and custom building attainable

for all, with streamlined processes to ensure that

projects are as simple as possible. Whether the aim is

to create an eco-friendly house or a future-proof pad,

Graven Hill offers something for everyone.

Graven Hill for the eco-warriors

Graven Hill has put as much thought into building

a flourishing residential community as it has in

protecting and promoting the surrounding flora

and fauna. Tradesmen on site have access to a

‘Graven Hill Wildlife Map’ which shows the species

of animals which may be expected throughout

development at Graven Hill and how they are

protected. Areas across the site have been reserved

for saplings to be planted or existing natural

features to be preserved, resulting in a development

project which is full of green space.

In addition to the 188-hectare site, 22 hectares

of grassland and 1.9 kilometres of hedgerows

are being added to create a healthy environment

for wildlife. So far, 68.2 tonnes of carbon have

been saved by sourcing tarmac from a local plant

alongside, as well as 3.04 tonnes of carbon from

recycling 2,000 tonnes of aggregate on site. In

addition, over 90 percent of all waste on the site

has been recycled – that’s over 1,700 tonnes!

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Got green fingers? Here’s

what’s available for you

Self-building gives people the opportunity to

choose the specific eco-friendly options to suit their

personal or family lifestyle, however, for those who

aren’t quite ready to take the step, custom build

offers the best of both.

Custom build homes are available at a range of prices

– starting at £300,000, and now people who may

have previously considered more environmentally

friendly homes to be out of their budget are waking

up to a new type of new build. Custom build homes

are not only eco-friendly, they are truly personal,

which makes them people-friendly too.

For the first-time buyers

In episode 4 of Grand Designs: The Street, we

joined the youngest couple on the street, Pioneers

Chris and Roxie, who decided to design and

build their first home at Graven Hill. Like many

of their generation, they were priced out of the

local housing market and were keen to build on a

budget, enlisting the help and support of friends

and apprentices.

They were not alone: Jack and Hannah faced

similar challenges when searching for their first

home together. However, Graven Hill provided

the solution and altered previous expectations of

what a first home should be. By choosing materials

and processes which lend themselves to DIY, Jack

was able to design the house himself and source

materials that would have otherwise ended up in

landfill. Taking just a year and a half to complete,

the finished product is a stunning modern home

which sets itself apart from conventional homes

available to first-time buyers.

Options for first-time buyers

at Graven Hill

Graven Hill is working with self-build mortgage

experts, such as BuildStore Mortgage Services, who

offer a wide range of exclusive products to suit

self and custom builders - including higher lending

percentages, competitive rates, and a choice of

payment methods.

For those keen to follow in the footsteps of the

young Pioneers, self-build mortgages are available

for Graven Hill customers. Differing from a standard

mortgage, the money is released in stages as the

build progresses, rather than in a lump sum. There

are different options for how the money can be

released, depending on the type of project.

Graven Hill also offers Help to Buy on all custom

build homes. With an extensive range of kitchen

and bathroom choices, it’s easy for first-time buyers

to inject personality into a move-in-ready home.

For ‘the digerati’

Pioneers Garrie and Sue were looking for a slightly

different type of self-build. Sue suffers from

severe osteoporosis, and their previous home was

becoming unsuitable for her.

The couple are now the proud owners of the most

expensive house on the street, which boasts a

lift and a host of gadgets across its three floors.

Designing a home around Sue’s needs has not only

improved her quality of life but has allowed Garrie

to fulfil the lifelong dream of building his own

home.

Options for tech-heads at

Graven Hill

For those keen to make their digital dream a reality,

self-building provides the opportunity to integrate

features which couldn’t be incorporated into a

conventional design. Features such as, integrated

home control systems, and self-watering garden

systems are a familiar sight at Graven Hill. So,

whether to aim is total tech-overload, lowkey

gadgetry, or something in-between, a plot on

Graven Hill welcomes all.

For the future-proofers

Research conducted by Zoopla reveals that the

home is now a longer-term investment than ever

before, with people set to move house every 23

years ,on average. For those who are retired or

approaching retirement, there is now pressure to

plan accordingly.

Pioneers, Terry and Olwen were looking to build

a home which complemented their youthful

lifestyle at present, but one which could also

look after them in the future. By incorporating a

downstairs bedroom and bathroom, their home

is futureproof. As the oldest couple on the street,

they proved to viewers that age is just a number,

and not something which limits self-building

ability.

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GRAVEN HILL

Here are some of the

futureproofing options

available at Graven Hill

Whether the dream is to self-build or custom build,

there are many routes to creating a futureproof

home.

Custom build options ensure that a home can be

as flexible as possible for the future – one effective

way of maximising space and improving access

is to open up the main living space of the home.

Combining a kitchen, dining area, and somewhere

to relax is key to maintaining a sense of flow, whilst

creating a sociable space – something which is

possible with a custom build home.

The most effective layouts incorporate flexible

methods for closing off spaces when necessary.

Sliding doors, or better still, bi-fold doors that glide

away into cavities within the walls when not needed,

are perfect examples of how custom build layouts

can be modified to suit changing requirements.

With age, mobility can be restricted and tasks which

were once taken for granted, such as bathing or

going upstairs to bed, can become difficult. Custom

build new homes allow for the inclusion of a wet

room or a downstairs study that can be turned

into a bedroom into the design of a home enables

changes in lifestyle to shape the usage of the space,

rather than the other way around.

One of the simplest ways to futureproof a new home

is to consider levels – mobility issues do not need

to result in a loss of independence. Options such as

lowering light switches and levelling floors ensure

that everything a wheelchair user or someone with

mobility issues may need is within reach.

Having a home that grows and adapts with its

inhabitants has many financial benefits as well as

social. Not only are families able to enjoy spending

time together in a setting which caters to everyone’s

needs, there is less pressure to set money aside for

moving costs, or care home fees.

For the penny watchers

Keen to escape an unassuming home on a newbuild

estate, James and Shannon set their sights

firmly on self-build, whilst keeping their fingers

firmly on their purse strings. By sourcing recycled

goods wherever he could, James was able to stay

on budget and give old furniture a new lease of life.

Sean and Dianna also planned to build a minimalist,

open-plan, upside-down house, with most elements

being built off-site and bought together to be

assembled. The combination of their detail-oriented

minds helped them to be decisive on-site, which

ultimately helped them to save money.

Watching the pennies whilst

customising your dream home

For those who like to be in control, self-building is

ideal, however staying on top of finances can be

made even easier by choosing a custom build new

home.

With financial advisors on-hand to advise on the

best way to approach a self-build project, Graven

Hill is keen to offer support throughout the most

important part of the journey: sticking to the

budget. Of course, the specification of your home is

up to you and self-builders can choose as whatever

materials they want, from top-spec to the more

wallet-friendly!

Where finances are concerned, there is no room

for error and ensuring that the process is as smooth

as possible from start to finish can be critical to the

success of a self-build project. As many builders

will quote, over a quarter of the cost of the build

is in the ground (meaning foundations and floor

structure) however, not being able to see where the

money has gone is not a reason to cut corners.

Graven Hill offers secure planning permission within

28 days when following the guidelines in the Plot

Passport which accompanies every self-build plot.

The Golden Brick package offered by Graven Hill

provides self-builders with foundations to match

their house design, including pre-installed drainage

and utilities, plus a 10-year structural warranty on

the foundations. Most importantly, a total cost

estimate of the package is provided, ensuring there

are no nasty surprises during the build process.

Whatever the budget or personal taste, Graven Hill

offers everyone the opportunity to create their own

Grand Design.

Karen Curtin, managing director, Graven Hill, the

UK’s largest self and custom build community.

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All images are for illustrative purposes only. External details and internal specifications may vary on individual properties. Please refer to the Graven Hill Sales team for specific plot details.


GARDENING

Designing a

brand new garden

from scratch

It can be quite daunting, especially

for some one new to gardening, to

be faced with their own plot for the

first time, particularly if it’s just bare

earth or grass, as if often the case

in newly built properties. Think of

your garden, as an extension of your

home. An outdoor room as it were.

The principles are very similar to

designing the interior of your house,

and importantly, the two have to work

together. Designing a garden, at its

most basic is solving logistical problems

with the style being dictated by the

site in which the house sits. It is the

relationship between the house and its

setting that should pervade all aspects

of the design.

The first thing to do is to make a list of

all the things you need your garden to

do. Use the following questions as a starting

point:

1. Who is going to use the garden? Children/

pets/ elderly/ disabled? It is important to consider

everyone, even the wildlife, for example, do you

want to attract birds and into the garden?

2. Are there any good aspects to your garden?

Usual examples are trees/ a view/ privacy/ hedges/

some of the planting. What sort of boundaries do

you like, fencing or hedging?

3. What it is you would like to change or improve?

Usual examples are screening/ better lawns/ nicer

planting/ more all year round interest.

4. Do you want a water feature or garden building,

greenhouse, sculpture?

5. How much time do you have for gardening? You

may need to consider low maintenance plants and

an irrigation system if your time is limited.

6. What sort of plants do you like? Usual examples

are plants for scent/cottage planting/formal hedges/

evergreen shrub borders. Also, consider what sort

of plants do you NOT like!

7. What are the practical considerations? e.g.

parking, access to the garage, routes to the house ,

storage, a compost bin. Do you need a windbreak

or screening?

8. Seating area/s. How many people will use the

terrace? Do you want a barbecue? Do you want to

sit in the sun or shade? What sort of material do

you like ? Does it link to the house? Do you need

lighting for the seating or other areas of the garden?

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Once you have made your list on how you want to

use your garden and who you are designing it for,

it’s time to get some practical ideas. Magazines,

catalogues, books, ‘Pintrest’ and the TV are all a

great source of inspiration. Here you can glean

insights into some of the top gardens in the

country from the comfort of your own sofa. Visit

some gardens. Friends and neighbours are often

pleased to show off their horticultural delights and

thousands of private gardens are opened every

year under the National Garden Scheme. Look for

gardens that are open to the public in your area

and pinch some ideas! Go to a garden show, it

doesn’t have to be Chelsea, there are lots of local

garden shows in summer months that make a

lovely day out.

Once you have some ideas and a list of

your needs, you can start to design

your garden on paper or using a

CAD package. Draw out the

outline of your garden to scale.

The first things to include

onto your drawing are the

‘must haves’ drawn in to

scale. These could be the

garden shed, children’s play

equipment, vegetable beds,

a seating area or a water

feature. A note on sheds...a

common mistake is to put them

at the bottom of the garden, thus

creating a focal point of the garden

shed. Unless it’s a very attractive building

this is not ideal. Try and think of another place

for it in the garden, preferably to one side. If this

is not possible, then design a trellis with climbers

in front to disguise it. Decide how many people

are likely to use your garden for outdoor eating

and entertaining and allow enough room for

everyone, including a table. If you haven’t already

got an outdoor table, this is a good opportunity to

design it the correct size and draw it in. The usual

place to choose for seating is outside the back of

the house.

However, if

that area is

north-facing

it’s unlikely

to get much

sun. Consider

putting your

main seating area

in a west-facing

position to catch the last

rays of evening sunshine.

Easy-care plants that provide interest throughout

the year are an essential part of any garden. The

quality of your soil will affect your choice of plants.

Many plants will not grow in wet, heavy

soil, for example. If you have a

new garden or a neglected

one the quality of your

soil may not allow

your new plants to

thrive, so it’s very

important to improve the soil

before planting anything. Try to

include at least three evergreen

shrubs for permanent colour and

underplant with low perennial

plants to cover the bare soil. To

begin, use plants that you are

familiar with, look them up online

or go to a garden centre to see the

type of thing that appeals to you, create

a ‘shopping list’ first to ensure that you have

the correct range and balance of plants. You

need to consider all year round, not just at the time

of buying. There should always be something of

interest to see in a garden, no matter what the time

of year, so choose various plants for various seasons

and enjoy the results of your work.

Sheena Marsh is owner and designer at Oxford

Garden Design.

See oxfordgardendesign.co.uk or email

sheena@oxfordgardendesign.co.uk

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DEVELOPMENT NEWS

New showhomes and new

housetypes released at

Heyford Park

Dorchester Living, the developers behind

Heyford Park, have recently released a new

showhome and viewhome as well as a new

phase of housing featuring new housetypes.

The Knightley is the latest showhome to open at

Heyford Park. This five bedroom property features

an open-plan ground floor with two sets of

bi-folding doors leading out to the garden and

2.7m high ceiling heights. Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 all

feature en-suite bathrooms and selected plots have

underfloor heating to the ground floor. All plots

have a double garage and overlook the central

village green.

Also recently launched is the new Haywood

Viewhome. This four bedroom, detached property

is spread across 2.5 storeys and features an

open-plan kitchen, dining room and living room

with bi-folding doors leading to the garden. The

ground floor also has a separate study. The master

bedroom features an en-suite and walk in wardrobe

whilst bedroom 2 also benefits from an en-suite

bathroom. Selected plots have a double garage.

New housetypes have also been released for sale on

Trident, which is Dorchester Living’s newest phase

of housing. The Bartlett is a 3 bedroom, 3 storey

townhouse with the open-plan kitchen, dining

room and living room on the first floor. All three

bedrooms are on the second floor with the master

bedroom benefitting from an en-suite. On the

ground floor there is a family room with bi-folding

doors leading out to the garden.

The Warwick is a 4 bedroom, 3 storey townhouse

also located on Trident. The open-plan kitchen and

dining room is located on the ground floor with bifolding

doors leading to the garden. The living room

and study are on the first floor as well as bedroom

2 whilst the master bedroom and bedrooms 3 and

4 are located on the second floor, with the master

bedroom and bedroom 4 benefitting from en-suite

bathrooms. Both housetypes feature integral

garages and the first properties on this phase will

be ready for occupation this summer.

All of Dorchester Living’s properties offer a high

specification and finish as standard. Features

such as higher than average ceiling heights to the

ground floor are combined with ceramic floor and

wall tiles, integrated appliances including wine

coolers, overhead rainfall showers, chrome switches

and sockets and much more.

Construction is currently underway on the Village

Centre at Heyford Park which will offer a bar and

restaurant, two lane bowling alley, Sainsbury’s Local,

eighteen bedroom boutique hotel and five further

retail units.

Dorchester Living currently have a selection of

3-6 bedroom homes with prices starting from

£389,995. The sales suite and showhomes are open

daily from 10am to 5pm. Call 01869 238238 to

arrange a viewing or visit www.heyfordpark.com

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In association with

Mortgages for Graven Hill

Let BuildStore’s Specialist Mortgage

Advisers make your Dream Home at

Graven Hill a Reality!

Whether you want to self build with the Golden Brick

Detached Home and Pocket Plot options or you want

the opportunity to shape some of the features of your

new home with a Tailored Finish Terrace or Coach House –

Graven Hill offers something for everyone.

Whatever route you choose, BuildStore has a range of

EXCLUSIVE products developed to suit the specific needs

of self and custom builders.

BuildStore’s specialist mortgage advisers can recommend

and tailor a mortgage to suit your individual needs and

the specific build and payment option you have chosen

for your new home.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep

up repayments on your mortgage. BuildStore Mortgage

Services Ltd do not charge a fee for self build and

custom build mortgages. For other mortgage types

a fee of £395 is charged, which is payable on offer.

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• Higher lending percentages

• Traditional or Advance

stage payments

• Competitive interest rates

• Exclusive products and lenders

• Interest only during the build

• Ability to stay in your current

home until your new one is

complete

• Tailored cashflow to suit your

individual circumstances

and build.

Call our experts now

0345 223 4647

BuildStore’s dedicated advisers for the

Graven Hill site are available for face to

face appointments at The Plot Shop or

telephone appointments.


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Get in touch today to find out more about creating

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