Oak Mill Chase
Oak Mill Chase is an exciting new development of three, four and five bedroom detached and semi-detached homes. Located just outside Oldham town centre, it is perfect for couples and families looking for modern homes within a close distance to plenty of amenities.
Oldham is surrounded by vast countryside and green spaces, which includes the leafy Werneth Park right on your doorstep. Beyond here are the dramatic Pennines and Peak District National Park, which makes Oldham a great place for outdoor leisure pursuits as well as modern convenience. The lively city of Manchester is within easy reach and offers an exciting contrast to the peaceful landscape.
During the Industrial Revolution of the 19th Century, Oldham town centre became a boomtown and was renowned for its prominence in the cotton and textile industry in England. The former mill buildings form the architecture of much of the town centre today and still stand as proud landmarks of Oldham’s rich heritage. Oak Mill, from which the development takes its name, was a Victorian cotton mill designed by the celebrated architects Joseph Stott & Son, which once stood on the site as home to the Oak Spinning Company.
Oak Mill Chase has a great deal to offer beyond contemporary living, providing a fine balance between city life and country living. Oldham is well placed for nearby motorway links with Manchester to the west and Leeds to the east. With fantastic bus and rail links it is well serviced by public transport, and the planned extensions to Manchester’s Metrolink tram system are set to make travelling around the region even easier.
The three, four and five bedroom detached and semi detached homes at Oak Mill Chase are designed to exceed modern family living expectations. Offering contemporary layouts to accommodate traditional family life, these high specification designs come as standard in every property, ensuring moving into your new home is as comfortable as possible.
The homes all feature stylish open-plan living quarters and the designs have been carefully thought out to ensure maximum use of natural light and space. Skylights exist throughout the properties to allow more light and French doors
offer easy access to an outdoor space. All bedrooms are a good size, en-suites feature in most master bedrooms and all homes include a large family bathroom. Quality and style are apparent in every aspect of your new home.
With a wide range of homes available there is one to suit all manner of taste, lifestyle and budget, offerning excellent value for money and boasting contemporary and practical living complemented by a luxury quality finish.
On your doorstep
For those seeking a variety of amenities, Oak Mill Chase is ideally located just outside Oldham town centre, home to a diverse range of shops and entertainment.
For an impressive up-to-the-minute shopping centre, The Spindles offers over 30 famous high street stores and independent boutiques, providing more than enough choice to keep the most discerning shopper occupied. Alternatively, if exploring the great outdoors is more your idea of unwinding and relaxing, Oldham is also perfectly placed. Less than a five minute walk from Oak Mill Chase is Werneth Park, with the Octagonal Music Rooms, central gardens, tennis courts,
a bowling green, football pitch and play area as well as a recently completed woodland trail. Combined with the peaceful countryside beyond the Pennines and Peak District National Park, there’s a host of options right on your doorstep.
Oldham boasts great cultural pursuits and is home to the Gallery Oldham, one of the most innovative galleries in the north-west. Exhibitions range from contemporary artworks to local community projects and art workshops, so there’s something to suit all tastes. The unique building is a familiar landmark and forms the first phase of Oldham’s Cultural Quarter. Noted for its theatrical culture, Oldham also boasts the Oldham Coliseum Theatre which stages productions suitable for all ages. With Oldham’s thriving pub, bar and restaurant scene, there’s always somewhere to take in a pre-show drink or light bite and continue your evening after the curtains close.
Oldham offers a variety of schools and the quality of education in the area is highly regarded. In particular, The Blue Coat School is Oldham’s top performing school offering further education through to the sixth form. Higher education is provided at institutions such as The Oldham College and University Centre Oldham.
If you’re a fan of a cosmopolitan city lifestyle for work or leisure, a short seven mile journey will bring you into Manchester city centre, one of the most exciting cities in the north-west.
Home to two of the greatest sports clubs, fans are spoilt for choice. Manchester also offers a wide range of sporting facilities and clubs around the city. If you’re a culture seeker, the city is home to some fantastic museums, galleries and monthly food markets. Manchester provides a shopping haven for the retail enthusiast, beginning with Market Street and the refurbished Arndale Centre offering the best of the British high street. Not to mention a variety of places to grab a bite to eat or drink. For the more discerning shopper take a stroll down King Street and New Cathedral Street, home to a wealth of designer stores to rival any major shopping capital. Famous department stores include Selfridges and Harvey Nichols, offering something for more exclusive tastes.
A short distance from town, The Trafford Centre boasts over 200 stores and 60 restaurants, bars and cafes, late night shopping and a multi-screen cinema all under one roof, and the 10,000 free parking spaces make shopping hassle-free.
Manchester isn’t short of entertainment options and is home to a number of theatres and numerous live venues to showcase bands and comedians, plus a host of bustling pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants which make the city one of the most popular destinations in the north. For an alternative day out, just north of Oldham is the large market town of Rochdale which offers a mix of independent shops, bars and places to eat.
Work is well under way on a multi-million pound expansion of Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network. Oldham’s 22.5 km railway line is now being converted, with the route from Manchester to Oldham Mumps expected to launch by March 2012. Two stations are planned at Freehold and South Chadderton which will make travelling around the region from Oak Mill Chase even faster! A further extension through Oldham town centre and will include four brand new stops at Westwood, King Street, Union Street and Oldham Mumps. The proposals at Oldham Mumps will also see an integrated Metrolink and bus interchange along with a 250 space park and ride site.
Local landmarks and transport links:
1.2 miles M60 Motorway Link
2.2 miles Oldham Bus Station
2.3 miles Oldham Mumps Railway Station
6.0 miles Manchester City Centre
7.3 miles Rochdale
17.7 miles Manchester Airport