The Laureates

Cockermouth, Cumbria

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As so many artists and poets have discovered, hearts soar in the Lake District. With a home to call your own at The Laureates, yours will too.

In this winding development just outside the Lakeland town of Cockermouth, we’ve created a community that combines modern home design, a family-friendly environment and all the benefits of a truly rural location.

Light and space, both indoors and out, are in abundance. Every new home at the Laureates, from our compact 2 bedroom builds to the truly expansive 5 bedroom Wordsworth, echoes the openness and freedom of the countryside that surrounds it.

Traffic-free green spaces and a communal play area help shape the feeling of community. Hedgerows and a border of mature trees make it part of the local  landscape.

If you’re relocating to fulfill a long-held dream of rural life, The Laureates is the perfect place to do it. If you’ve always lived here, it’s ideal too.

We’d love to show you around The Laureates so you can see for yourself what makes it so special. Our sales office is open from Thursday to Monday between 10am and 5pm. Why not call in to see us?


House to sell? We can help!

Our Helping Hands scheme is ideal because you can choose your new Lovell home whilst we get on with selling yours – and we won’t charge you any estate agent fees.


Help to Buy available here!

Boost your budget with a 20% equity loan from the Government's Help to Buy scheme, available on new homes only.   


Home Reach - Part-buy-part-rent a new 3 bedroom home at The Laureaes

Through Home Reach, you can buy 50% of a Lovell home and pay a low monthly rent on the remaining portion. With Home Reach, smaller deposit requirements and lower monthly payments make it easier to buy the home you’ve always wanted! You will be granted a 125 year lease, which means you will be able to live in your home as if you’ve bought it outright. You can also buy more of your home in the future, up to 100% ownership.

For more information and all the terms and conditions, please visit the marketing suite for more details.

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Cockermouth is the epitome of a tranquil Lake District market town. A place where the past and present meet in harmony as it combines old world charm with the essentials of modern living.

Here high street favourites sit side by side with specialist local traders such as the delicatessen, wine merchant, country clothing supplier and toy shop. Along its quaint streets also lie many antique shops, book sellers and art galleries for which the town is so well known. There is also J.B. Banks and Son, which is a traditional ironmonger and museum in one!

As well as its many unique emporiums, the town is home to an excellent choice of tea rooms and cafes where locals watch the world go by as they catch up with friends. There are of course, also restaurants and bars aplenty on offer with somewhere for every taste and budget. So, whether you want a relaxed pub meal or a more formal dining experience for that special occasion, you’re in for a treat.

For the best in entertainment, there is the town’s Kirkgate Centre. Based in a former Victorian school, this vibrant venue hosts live music, shows, films, comedy and much more!

As you’d expect from such a countryside setting, Cockermouth is ideal for sport. There is an almost limitless choice of outdoor activities for young and old alike. These include tennis, bowls, horse riding, cycling, archery, cricket, football and golf. Last and by no means least, there is Cockermouth Leisure Centre, which boasts a superb 25m pool, sports hall, state-of-the-art gym, studio, climbing wall and spinning studio. With the town offering such a wide and varied range of amenities, Cockermouth lets you indulge in your favourite pastimes as well as try new ones.

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