The Paddocks, Longton, Lancashire, PR4 5NA
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Located a few short miles from Preston, Longton is an attractive village in the heart of South Ribble. With rural character, including areas of woodland, agricultural land and many outlying farms, it provides a stunning location for our intimate development, The Paddocks
Set in a quiet, semi-rural area and situated on the old Longton Equestrian Centre the Paddocks provides an exclusive collection of 3, 4 & 5 bedroom detached homes.
Situated in the perfect location for commuting, Longton lies directly on the A59 and is located closely to the main motorway links of the M6, M65 and the M55 offering easy access to Manchester and Liverpool and with London Euston just 2 hours away on the train network, Longton is the ideal choice for those wanting a rural community with easy commute to the larger cities.
Longton is situated within the borough of South Ribble, Lancashire, just 4 miles south west of Preston. The area is popular with walkers and nature lovers with The Longton Brickcroft nature reserve being home to a wide range of wading birds, ducks and geese and nearby salt marshes of the Ribble Estuary, providing excellent walks with views of Winter Hill and the Forest of Bowland. An ideal location in which to bring up children and enjoy family life away from the hustle and bustle of city living.
Longton is a stone’s throw away from a wide variety of shops and amenities. Just 4 miles down the road, Preston offers a selection of supermarkets and popular high street stores. Whilst on Longton's doorstep sees Booths supermarket. Slightly further afield, but entirely accessible via a short drive or train journey, are the Trafford Centre in Manchester and the Liverpool One Development. Many locals also like to go to Chester and Southport for days out shopping.
Longton is within the catchment area of a host of excellent schools both primary and secondary, including the highly recommended Hutton Grammar School and Bishop Rawstorne making it the perfect location to bring up young families. For when it is time to fly the nest, older members of the family will have the choice of a wide range of colleges and universities in a commutable distance, including Cardinal Newman College and The University of Central Lancashire.
When looking for entertainment around the development, you will not be disappointed. To catch the latest releases, just head to the local ODEON cinema, or keep the kids occupied at the YMCA Rural Splash on Station Road. For day trips with the family, head to the beaches of Southport or Blackpool, or visit the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. There are also great options very close to your new home, including Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve and the Martin Mere Wildlife and Wetland Centre. The Leisure Lakes at Tarleton are also a great family favourite, with jet-skiing and paintballing just two of the activities on offer. If you’re interested in sports, then there is also a wide choice. Golf fans will love Ashton and Lea Golf Club and there is also the Fulwood Driving Range on Lightfoot Lane.
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