Article image Crest Nicholson’s Whitstone Hundred at Hunts Grove development in Gloucester is proving so popular that the award-winning housebuilder has sold a staggering 34 homes in the past six months alone.  61% of sales have been through the Help to Buy initiative, proving that the scheme is really helping house-hunters in Gloucester get moving.

Since its introduction in April of this year, Help to Buy has enabled first-time buyers’ budgets to stretch much further, with many being able to invest in a home for the future, rather than starting on the bottom rung of the property ladder. The initiative is also available for second steppers too, although this has been much less widely reported.

Amanda Benjamin, Senior Sales Manager for Crest Nicholson Midlands, explained: “Whilst the focus has very much been on first-time buyers since the introduction of the government’s Help to Buy scheme, it is apparent that second-time buyers are becoming more aware of how it can assist them too. 

“There have been numerous reports outlining how people are putting their plans to start a family on hold because their homes are too small, but the Help to Buy scheme available at Huntsgrove can help them to upsize into a property that is designed for either a growing or an established family.”

Whitstone Hundred, the latest phase of Hunts Grove, is set in an enchanting location close to Gloucester city centre, the M5 and the glorious Gloucestershire countryside.  The development offers a range of fantastic homes from two bedroom coach houses to four bedroom homes, meaning there really is something for every type of buyer.

Under the Help to Buy scheme, prices at Hunts Grove currently start from £135,996 for a three bedroom Huntingdon and £167,996 for a four bedroom Kennet. 

For more information about the homes available at Hunts Grove, customers can call into the on-site Sales and Marketing Suite (open 10am-5pm daily), call 0870 753 1866, email or visit