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Open-plan living is now a mainstay of what many people look for in a home, with the 2015 RIBA future housing design trend publication predicting over a 50% demand in open-plan rooms for this year*. More than 600,000 photos of open-plan spaces now feature on the popular property design platform Houzz.com, highlighting how the trend increase has come into fruition**.

Enjoy Open-Plan Living at Aura, Cambridge

For homebuyers looking for a new modern pad, utilizing a stylish open-plan design, Countryside’s Aura in Cambridge is not to be missed.   Aura currently offers two and three bedroom apartments boasting a superior specification and spacious open-plan rooms, tailored for modern living.

Andrew Loveday, Sales Director at Countryside comments: “Open-plan layouts are now a popular design trend in modern homes, and Aura is a perfect example of how an open-plan design can maximise space, minimise maintenance and meet the demands of modern day living.”

The luxury apartments in the Visari building offer contemporary open-plan living/kitchen/dining areas with access onto a private terrace; some of the larger properties boast two adjoining or wrap around terraces. Master bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and fitted wardrobes.

All of the apartments offer a high specification with composite stone worktops, white gloss handleless units and fully integrated appliances including dishwashers and washer dryers to kitchens. Bathrooms and en suite shower rooms have white sanitaryware, chrome accessories and cream ceramic floor and wall tiles.

As part of the wider Great Kneighton development, the homes are set amid green open spaces and tree-lined avenues. The masterplan also includes an extensive range of new amenities such as schools, a health and community centre, shops, a library, offices, sports pitches and a 120-acre country park.

Just over three miles away, Cambridge city centre offers a variety of independent restaurants and shops. Nestled between charming passages and beautiful architecture, a whole range of activities are on your doorstep. Whether this is punting through the College Backs of Cambridge, or soaking up the art and theatre which is always on offer in this cultural hub of the UK.

Benefitting from excellent local and international connections, the apartments at Aura are located within easy reach of the Great Kneighton access point for the award winning fast-track Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, which provides a five-minute journey to the train station and city centre. For travelling further afield, Cambridge train station is approximately 2.5 miles from the development, which offers fast and frequent links to London in as little as 49 minutes. 

Access to the nearby road network couldn’t be better, with junction 11 of the M11 only minutes away, offering a convenient route to Stansted airport.  Cambridge also has a fantastic network of both foot and cycle paths integrated throughout the city for car-free travel.

Prices for the two-bedroom apartments in the Visari building start from £425,000 and selected properties are available to purchase through the Help to Buy scheme. For further information please visit www.auracambridge.co.uk or contact the sales team on 01223 656167.


** http://www.constructiondive.com/news/houzz-is-open-plan-living-a-fad-or-here-to-stay/413952/

Information correct at time of publication.

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