The Views

Smethurst Road, Off Upholland Road, Billinge, WN5 7DP

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About The Views

Buffered by a spacious green border incorporating a play area, with countryside stretching away to the west, the Views is a beautiful neighbourhood of energy-efficient two, three, four and five bedroom homes. The ambience provides a wonderful opportunity to rediscover a natural pace of life, yet these homes are just minutes away from the M6 and M58 motorways, providing a convenient base for the whole North-West.

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Price and availability correct as of 14/08/2018 at 08:01. A management fee may apply, this is plot specific. All details should be checked with the Sales Adviser and confirmed with solicitors.

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Living in Billinge

Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know that the community you're moving to will support you and your family, as well as be a pleasant place to live. So here's some useful information about the area around The Views.


Orrell train station a mile from The Views provides hourly weekday and Saturday services to Manchester Victoria via Wigan Wallgate, and to Kirby where there are connections for Liverpool Central. Buses between St.Helens and Wigan stop around five minutes walk from the development. Junction 26 of the M6, which is also eastern end of the M58, is just two miles drive away.

Arts & Entertainment

Local pubs include the Holts Arms, a few minutes walk away, and a bowling club nearby. Wigan offers a wide choice of film and live entertainments including an 11-screen Empire Cinema and the amateur Wigan Little Theatre. The lively cultural life of St.Helens, including the Theatre Royal and the Citadel Art Centre as well as bars, music venues and restaurants, is also within easy reach.

Leisure & Recreation

Orrell Water Park, a picturesque habitat for birds, butterflies and dragonflies a few minutes walk from The Views, includes excellent fishing facilities and a children's play area. Other nearby outdoor amenities include Oak Wood and Daisy Wood, and the development is around two miles from Billinge Hill the highest point in Merseyside. There is a well-equipped gym around two miles away in Orrell, and leisure facilities in Wigan include swimming pool and roller skating.


Local shops include a One-Stop community store, a family butcher and a delicatessen in Upholland Road, and a Co-op food store, a newsagent and an off-licence near Orrell Station. Wigan has a comprehensive choice of high street stores, many of them in centres like the magnificent Makinson Arcade or the Galleries Shopping Centre.

When it comes to getting the details right, we're committed to quality throughout. We only work with high-quality brands, for example Symphony for kitchens, Porcelanosa for ceramic tiles and Ideal Standard for sanitary-ware.

From sleek, designer kitchens to cool, contemporary bathrooms, down to the fine details of tiles and taps, there's plenty to fire your imagination and suggest a whole range of possibilities for you to create a unique living environment.

Please note: Specification choices are dependent on build stage at the time of reservation.

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