Whether you’re a couple looking for a first home or family wanting to upgrade, arrange your personal viewing at Definition.
Living in Mackworth puts you within easy reach of various local amenities. The closest convenience store, Mackworth Local Mini Market, is 0.6 miles from Definition.
The Bull and Bush is a casual pub less than half a mile from home, while the Great Northern, which serves food throughout the day, is a little further at 1.1 miles.
Getting to local schools is also easy when you’re living at Definition. Brackensdale Junior School and Murray Park Community School are both 0.7 miles away, and there are plenty of other options within a few miles of home.
Definition is close to Markeaton Park, a great outdoor space that’s 1.5 miles away. Known as Derby’s most visited park and one of the East Midlands’ most popular attractions. Facilities include a café and play centre, and depending on what time of year you visit, there may also be an outdoor cinema, funfair, crazy golf and donkey rides for you to enjoy.
Little Acorns Day Nursery is 2.2 miles from the development and has achieved outstanding by Ofsted three times in a row; it offers day care from birth to 5 years old.
Brackensdale Infant and Brackensdale Junior School are both rated good by Ofsted and are less than a mile from Definition.
Murray Park Community School, also 0.7 miles away, provides education for children from 11 to 16 years old. It is also reported good by Ofsted. Littleover Community School and Sixth Form has an outstanding rating and is 5.2 miles away.
Higher education options include Derby College, 3.9 miles from the development, offering A-level, vocational, adult and part-time courses.
The main University of Derby campus is 2.4 miles away from Mackworth. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate study and has invested millions of pounds in its facilities over the past decade.
Image: Derby College
Queens Leisure Centre is 2.7 miles away with a range of facilities including swimming pool, exercise classes and fully-equipped gym.
Virgin Active is 3.7 miles away and recently completed a gym upgrade. Here you can work out, take a class, relax at the spa or pamper yourself with a treatment. There is also a crèche so you know the youngest members of your family are looked after while you hit the gym.
Mackworth Surgery, part of Wellside Medical Centre, is 0.8 miles from the development. While the Mackworth branch of Charnwood Surgery is also less than 1 mile away.
Royal Derby Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in the UK and one of two teaching hospitals in the city, along with London Road Community Hospital. Both are less than 3 miles from the development and easily accessible by car and public transport.
The nearest dentist to Definition is Mackworth Dental practice, 0.2 miles away.
Image: Queens Leisure Centre
Living at Definition gives you good connections to the A38, which runs from Cornwall in the south right through to Mansfield in the north. The closest access point to the A38 is 1.6 miles from home, while you can be on the A52 in around five minutes.
The M1, which links the area to Leicester, Nottingham and other cities in the north and beyond, is around a 20-minute drive away at 13.6 miles.
Your public transport options
Catching public transport is easy when you’re living in Mackworth. The number 8 Derby to Mackworth Circular Arriva bus service runs past Definition every 10 minutes at peak times.
Derby Railway Station is 3.8 miles from home with direct trains to London St Pancras in less than an hour and a half. Services are also available other major cities throughout the country, including Sheffield, Newcastle, Plymouth and Glasgow.
The train station also provides the Derby Skylink bus service to East Midlands Airport. The journey takes around 40 minutes, although if you’d rather drive, the airport is 28 minutes away from Definition.
Image: Derby Train Station
In Mackworth, you’ll find all the local conveniences you need less than half a mile from home, including an independent butcher, florist, a Nisa Local, and a hair salon.
The nearest supermarket is Sainsbury’s, 1.6 miles away, in the Kingsway Retail Park. Here you’ll find retailers including Marks & Spencer, Next, Boots and TK Maxx.
Kingsway Retail Park is also nearby at 1.6 miles away from Definition. The park features Argos, Halfords, Currys, Homebase and many other big-name stores.
Shopping opportunities in Derby
The intu Derby Shopping Centre is in the St Peters Quarter in the city centre and home to high street favourites including Topshop, River Island and Zara.
The Cathedral Quarter offers a unique shopping experience with designer boutiques, cafés and bars lining the cobbled city centre streets. Don't miss Bennetts, an independent department store selling top quality brands since 1734. There is also the Market Hall, with a bustling mix of stalls selling fresh produce, fashion, homeware and accessories.
Image: Derby city centre
Definition is 2.5 miles west of Derby, the UK’s most central city so is ideally placed for city life and everything the region has to look forward to over the coming years.
Derby City Council has a number of regeneration projects underway to help improve the region. Among them is the Osmaston Vision, which involves the council, local community and Rolls Royce working together to transform areas that have been neglected in the past.
The City Centre Regeneration Framework has also been put in place to bring more new businesses to the area, as well as supporting job creation throughout Derby. Efforts are also being made to maximise the city’s waterside locations and encourage more regeneration projects in years to come.
Image: Derby Arboretum
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Whether you’re buying your first home or an existing homeowner looking for more space, we will guide you through the options available to help buy your new home.
The government backed Help to Buy scheme allows you to secure your new home with a 5% deposit.
With our Assisted Selling Plan, we will organise the sale of your existing home for the best possible price, allowing you to reserve your new home with us. In some cases we will offer to buy your existing home in part exchange.
The recent Stamp Duty reform has divided house prices into different tax bands to make buying a new home more affordable.
You can also personalise your home with an Optional Upgrade Package. Your Customer Experience Manager will advise on our range of standard and optional upgrades, including wardrobes, kitchen appliances and flooring packages.
HELP TO BUY EQUITY LOAN
Buy a new home with 5% deposit
This scheme allows you to own 100% of your home and only pay 80% of the price upfront. You provide the 5% deposit and the government will lend you up to 20% as an equity loan. You can then apply for a mortgage based on the remaining 75% of the house price.
The equity loan is interest-free for five years and the scheme is available on new build homes up to the value of £600,000.
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