Beaulieu Gate and Ashmere shortlisted for the First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards 2023

FTB Awards23

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted in two categories at this year’s First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards.

These reputable awards recognise and celebrate housebuilders and housing associations’ that are commitment to and focused on helping aspirational buyers across the UK, step onto the property ladder.

Shortlisted in the ‘Best First Time Buyer Apartment’ category, is our two-bedroom apartment at Beaulieu Gate – the latest phase at our flagship scheme in Chelmsford, Essex. Identified as a great opportunity for first time buyers to step onto the property ladder, it boasts a sought-after location and superior specification at an affordable price.

Paying tribute to our innovative joint-venture with Latimer, the development arm of Clarion Housing Group,  Ashmere, our scheme in Ebbsfleet, Kent has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Partnership’ category. The partnership between Countryside and Latimer has already delivered a variety of types and tenures for a range of residents, especially first time buyers, who have made up 42% of buyers of houses and 75% of those who have purchased an apartment at the scheme.

Both developments have been identified for their contribution to the first-time buyer market and ideally showcase our commitment to position ourselves as a leading developer for those looking to step onto the property ladder.

Voting opens soon and winners will be announced on 1st September – for further information visit: