Property buyers looking to make their move to the cosmopolitan hotspot of Norwich will be pleased to learn about the next phase of homes, by 5-star housebuilder The Hill Group, launching at its successful riverside development, St James Quay , part of the Jarrold St James Place development, on Saturday 27th May. Occupying a superb setting next to the River Wensum and within walking distance of Norwich’s vibrant city centre, Hill is preparing to unveil an elegant collection of one, two, and three-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom duplexes. Set within a flourishing new urban riverside community, buyers who choose to make this unique development their home will have easy access to all that Norwich’s historical city has to offer, as well as the opportunity to secure selected properties with just a 5% deposit using the new Deposit Unlock scheme.
Enjoying a stunning waterside position, and only a 10-minute, car-free stroll to Norwich city centre, St James Quay is a landmark development that combines striking, modern architecture with echoes of the city’s rich historical heritage. The new phase of apartments occupies two new buildings. The sophisticated Fry building is three storeys high and includes one and two-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom duplex apartments. The five-storey Tremain building is host to a range of one, two, and three-bedroom apartments as well as commercial space on the ground floor which includes a museum and a café, giving residents an ideal place to relax and enjoy the peaceful riverside location.
Rebecca Littler, Group Sales & Marketing Director at The Hill Group comments: “We are delighted to launch the new apartments at St James Quay. The development has been a tremendous success, both for local Norwich homebuyers and those seeking a more rural location outside London. Norwich is a unique place that offers something for everyone. With a bustling town centre, scenic riverways, abundant green space, a thriving business scene and transport links, it’s no surprise that this multi-award-winning location is a destination of choice amongst homebuyers seeking value for money. We anticipate high demand for these new homes and urge prospective purchasers to register their interest as soon as possible.”
Every home has been thoughtfully designed to maximise position and space, whilst displaying the usual excellent specification that Hill prides itself on. Exuding a sense of stylish luxury, the apartments feature a variety of open-plan layouts. Living, kitchen and dining areas are bright and spacious and offer direct access onto a private balcony or terrace, providing a wonderfully versatile space for relaxing, entertaining, or working from home. A selection of those occupying the upper floors will also enjoy beautiful views of the River Wensum or Norwich’s city skyline. Sleek kitchens feature high-gloss units and a range of integrated energy-efficient appliances. Bedrooms are generously sized and feature sliding mirrored wardrobes in the principal bedroom, and plush carpets. Bathrooms and en-suites are equally stylish, with heated chrome towel rails and framed back-lit mirrors to match the vanity tops. Amtico flooring is fitted in the living room, kitchen, and bathroom. Eco features have been thoughtfully considered in order to help keep residents’ energy costs low and include underfloor heating with individual room thermostats, high-efficiency double-glazed aluminium timber composite windows, and a 10-year NHBC warranty. Residents also have access to secure cycle and bin storage, communal electric car charging points, and a convenient on-site Car Club vehicle.
Norwich delivers the perfect balance of urban and rural living in one place. Whether it’s a day outdoors exploring one of the many green spaces, a spot of retail therapy, lunch with friends or a dinner date, residents will find everything they need on their doorstep. Norwich’s fantastic coffee culture and food scene offer a medley of cuisines to enjoy. The much-loved Norwich Lanes are lined with a wide choice of independent shops, as well as the Royal Arcade. St Benedict’s offers a delightful mix of local eateries, pubs, bars, and a selection of Michelin-star restaurants to choose from. Norwich’s award-winning outdoor market is the place to go to buy fresh local produce, sourced from miles around.
As the UK’s only city located within a national park, Norwich enjoys a rare setting in The Broads, one of Britain’s largest protected wetlands. Offering hundreds of miles of unique waterways, woodlands, country paths, cycle routes, and wildlife to explore, the Broads is a breathtaking landscape that provides the perfect space to relax and recharge. Closer to home, there are four Green Flag awarded parks nearby, including Mousehold Heath, a unique 184-acre area made up of heathland, fairy-tale woodland, and recreational space to enjoy a morning run or weekend walks. Go a little further and residents will reach Norfolk’s stunning coastline, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, that stretches across 84 miles, it’s a beautiful place to enjoy seaside days, wild swimming, or adventure hikes.
Norwich train station is a 20-minute riverside walk from home and provides hassle-free links to Ipswich, Cambridge, and London. Via car, Norwich Airport is reachable in 16 minutes, whilst King’s Lynn and Cambridge are just over an hour away. Norwich Bus Station is also walkable in 17 minutes, connecting residents to Broadland Business Park, the University of East Anglia and Norwich Airport.
Prices for the new release of homes at St James Quay start from £214,950 for a one-bedroom apartment and £269,950 for a two-bedroom apartment with selected homes available to purchase with the new Deposit Unlock scheme. For further information about St James Quay, visit www.hill.co.uk/st-james-quay or call 01603 882425.