Housebuilder Stamford Homes has
introduced some of the most advanced in-home technology available in
Europe at its Maple Walk development in Hampton Hargate.
Not only is this the first package of its
kind in Europe , but unlike many other systems which have a short
shelf-life due to advances in technology, this package will
future-proof your home for the next five years. And what’s more, the
whole system comes as standard in every house built on new Stamford
Immediate benefits to purchasers include:
Free access to the Internet through
any television set in the house - including the ability to surf the
net, shop on-line and send emails. They don't even need a PC!
A digitally-compatible reception
system - which means no TV interference if your mobile phone rings in
another room or electrical work is being carried out in your area.
The ability to watch television or
listen to FM radio in every room in your house from the day you move
in- thanks to the digitally compatible TV distribution system.
a CCTV facility at the front door to
provide added security. The system is linked to any television in the
The opportunity to upgrade the system
so purchasers can remotely switch on lights, close curtains - or even
switch on the kettle!
Access to a Stamford Homes portal -
containing details about the company, its developments around the
region and a fast-track entry to its customer care services.
Access to a community portal enabling
residents to promote events or services (like babysitting or laundry)
in their area. It will also feature a message board as a
communications tool for people accessing the site, with links to a
whole range of other local services The 40 Maple Walk homes will act
as a platform for the rest of the township and other parts of
Peterborough- providing local news, leisure and entertainment guide,
eating out contacts and much more via the portal.
A link with the local school. This
could mean anything from children being able to tap into the school's
educational resources via the net, or parents receiving messages on an
electronic notice board about school activities or events.
A free 12-month subscription to Sky
A European first, the Home Pilot system
has been devised by the Coventry-based Enovate Group - In Home
Innovations in association with Norwegian hardware developers PCTVnet
and software designers Consulting UK.
The Maple Walk system is wired for the
future, so it can be upgraded as and when you wish. For example, the
purchase of a web camera would allow FREE telephone calls to friends
and family while being able to simultaneously see and talk to them on
The new technology is currently being
demonstrated at Stamford Homes’ Maple Walk development in Hampton
Hargate but it will be fitted to all homes on new developments
including those at Rippingale, Hampton Vale, Thorney, Ketton and
The innovative move by Stamford Homes
marks another first for the Peterborough-based developer. In 1998, the
company won national acclaim for its hi-tech homes at Hampton
Hargate's Stanton Square development which provided a fully integrated
Sales director Andy Addison said: "
We believe that this exciting project sets us apart from other
developers and demonstrates the company’s commitment to innovation.
“We have sold a staggering £2.3 million worth of properties at
Maple Walk in two months and there is little doubt that this new
technology has provided real added benefit and value to purchasers.
"We live in an increasingly
technologically advanced world and new homes builders must keep up
with those advances to satisfy a discerning public and judging by the
initial reaction at Pale Walk, our customers support that view.”
Maple Walk comprises a mix of two, three
and four-bed homes, starting from £103,950. For more information
contact the sales office on 01733 562059.