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Bloor Homes at Standish, Standish

Standish, Lancashire, WN6 0PX Directions

2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes for sale in Standish

Coming Soon - Beautiful new 2, 3 & 4 bedroom Bloor Homes in Standish, located in the beautiful, picturesque Lancashire countryside. Located just minutes away from junction 27 of the M6 motorway, with excellent schools nearby, this is the perfect place to raise a family.


Our beautiful collection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes in Standish offers country living, with the major town of Wigan just a few miles away

The small town of Standish provides residents with an excellent choice of shops and services, including major supermarkets and a number of cafes, restaurants and pubs. The town’s proximity to an area of outstanding beauty gives you a real opportunity to live in a part of the north west where attractive countryside and peaceful walks are part of the everyday fabric.

Things to do in Standish

  • Take a simple trip into town to explore all it has to offer.
  • Enjoy a Jubliee Legacy Walk between two parks.

For a small town, Standish has an impressive selection of shops on offer, including the increasingly popular supermarkets, Lidl and Aldi. There is a post office on Pole Street, where you’ll also find a Co-op store with long opening hours. Throughout the town you’ll also find a pharmacy, a choice of banks, a small selection of clothing stores, a veterinary surgery, two churches, a variety of pubs, and a good choice of eateries, including takeaways, chain restaurants and independent cafes. Socialising away from the shops and eateries, you’ll find a Labour Club and the Standish Unity Club, where young and old can mix at numerous events and functions. With so much attractive countryside all around, those searching for new homes in Standish who love the great outdoors will find a number of walks to take part in. One of the most popular is Standish Park from Ashfield Park. This is one of 15 Jubilee Legacy Walks, which have been designed to celebrate the diversity of Wigan’s green, open space, while focusing on wellbeing and providing lasting reminders of the Queen’s Jubilee in 2012. The route starts and finishes at Ashfield Park, covering a total distance of around 4 and a half miles, and offers a number of points of interest for walkers to explore and discover along the way.

Transport in and around Standish

  • Close to the A49, A5209 and the M6, for simple journeys around the north west and beyond.
  • Good rail and bus connections close by.

Commuters searching for new houses for sale in Standish will find a number of good transport links close to home. The A49 passes directly through the town, and provides swift journeys to Euxton (15 minutes) and Wigan (20 minutes). The A5209 is just a few minutes away, and its links to other ‘A’ roads mean that locations including Aintree (30 minutes) and the city of Liverpool (just over an hour) can be easily reached. The development’s position means that a number of other ‘A’ roads can be accessed, as well as the M6. Located just a short distance from home, this major motorway allows for journeys all the way from Rugby to near the England/Scotland border. For train travel, Appley Bridge is the closest railway station to Standish, at just 3 miles away. From here, regular services reach Southport in 25 minutes, Huddersfield in 90 minutes and Manchester Airport in approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. Connecting routes to Liverpool Lime Street and London Euston are also available, taking around 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes respectively. Bus routes in Standish are also good, with reliable services running to Chorley and Wigan seven days a week.

Schools and education near me

  • A superb choice of schools for all ages close to home.
  • University education less than 14 miles away.

Families with children and young adults looking for new houses in Wigan will find their educational needs well catered for in Standish and the surrounding area. There is an excellent selection of Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ and Good’ primary schools within walking distance of the development. These include Woodfold Primary (1 mile), St Wilfred’s C of E Primary School (just over a mile) and St Marie’s and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary Schools being around a mile from home. For secondary education, Standish Community High School is less than half a mile away, while Shevington High School is just over a miles’ walk away. For older students, the well-respected Edge Hill University is less than 14 miles from the development. This is a gold-rated university (Teaching Excellence Framework), and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Why live in Standish?

  • A beautiful location, close to excellent amenities and great transport links.
  • The vibrant town of Wigan is just a few miles away.

Standish is an ideal place to call home for you and your family. The stunning countryside that surrounds you makes for a peaceful pace of life, even with the exciting town of Wigan and the M6 motorway both being close to home. There is a superb choice of schools for all ages of students close to home, including a well-regarded university nearby. The excellent range of shops, services and eateries just minutes away makes a trip into Standish simple, stress-free and enjoyable. The transport links available to you - by car, train or bus - make getting around and out of the area simple, as well as easy commutes no matter the distance you need to travel. With Wigan less than 6 miles from home, you can easily get there to explore everything the town has to offer. This is a vibrant and diverse location, with plenty of heritage, shopping, dining options and nightlife to immerse yourself in. There are several points of interest to discover here too. The 2,500 horse power Trencherfield Mill Engine, located on Wigan Pier, is thought to be the world’s largest working mill steam engine. The Museum of Wigan Life is where you can find out more about the area and its extensive history. Shoppers will find everything they need or want in the town, with the large range of high street retailers and independent shops. And, with the Leeds-Liverpool Canal passing through the town, you have somewhere to enjoy a stroll or a cycle.

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