Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Showhomes Designed to Attract Attention

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Showhomes Designed to Attract Attention

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The results of The Journal/Evening Gazette 21st Century Living Awards will be announced at the end of the month.

The awards, sponsored by Grange Interiors, recognise the quality of new homes in the North-East. This week, Homemaker looks at a random selection of entries in the Best Showhome Interior category:

Charles Church

Bishop Cuthbert is a development of 17 detached five-bedroom homes, minutes from Hartlepool on the A179.

The Wessex 1 has evolved through the years, catering for the changing needs of family life. The interior designers of the showhome have chosen a neutral colour scheme, interspersed with reds and burgundies, to give this traditional, two-storey home a contemporary yet warm and welcoming feel that appeals to a range of purchasers. The property is priced at pounds 404,995.

George Wimpey North East

The Ascott showhome at George Wimpey North East's Springfields development provides the perfect showcase for some of the very best internal finishing and interior design in the region.

The sumptuous showhome is full of detail, down to those all- important finishing touches by interior designer Lesley Johnson.

The spacious, bay-windowed lounge with feature fire is calm and inviting, with a neutral colour scheme and gold finish. The neutral tones continue into the kitchen, which has been carefully selected to mirror the rest of the downstairs accommodation.

Moving upstairs, the colour choices and accessories in each of the four bedrooms is varied to appeal to buyers of all ages and with varying tastes. …

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