Wynyard Park offers buyers chance to build your own dream home - and 10 plots have already been sold

All the County Durham plots up for grabs are named after famous Thoroughbred horses - and homes have to be built within a design guide

One of the homes in the Wynyard Park design guide for Manorside
One of the homes in the Wynyard Park design guide for Manorside

One of the region’s most exclusive estates has unveiled plans for a luxury development which will allow buys to design and build their own dream home.

Starting at £250,000, buyers can purchase a slice of the opulent Manorside estate, at Wynyard, and build their perfect abode in an intimate woodland setting, with landscaped approaches, grand gates and water features.

All the homes, which have to be built within the framework of a design guide, are on plots named after 27 elite thoroughbred racehorses, such as Eclipse, named after an undefeated 18th century horse which has 0.55 acres of land complete with a scenic lake.

The new development at the mixed-use community of Wynyard Park on Teesside will feature a mix of detached homes, which will also reference the historic fabric of villages in North Yorkshire.

Phase one is due to start in March 2015 – and 10 reservations have already been sold off-plan, meaning the second phase could be brought forward.

Chris Musgrave, chief executive of Wynyard Park, said: “The launch of Manorside is an exciting new phase of development within our masterplan and is an impressive addition to our existing high quality residential offering.

“Manorside is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for purchasers to build their own unique property within a stunning setting and the reservations so far indicate that there is real demand for these plots.”

Brian Iley, the architect for the scheme, said “These self-build plots are a rare opportunity for homeowners in the Wynyard area and a landmark for architecture and design. Working under the Design Code set out by the development provides the opportunity for purchasers to be creative but within a framework that delivers support and ensures high standards throughout.”

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