Situated in the popular village of Standish, The Links offers an outstanding collection of three, four and five bedroom homes. Set in a stunning rural area, yet close major road links, you’ll get the best of both worlds when you buy a new home here.
Well-designed for modern living with a mixture of beautifully-designed Charles Church house types you’ll find homes to suit professionals, couples, families and those wishing to downsize - there really is something for everyone at The Links.
Named ‘The Links’ because of its location on an old golf club, the surrounding countryside, with its stunning walks and adventures, is right on your doorstep. Situated to the west of Standish, The Links is conveniently located between the towns of Wigan and Chorley, which are only a short drive away and provide a large range of shops and amenities. Standish itself is a bustling village; home to St Wilfred’s Church, the only Grade I listed building in the borough. The old stocks are also still in situ in the village at Market Square (rogues beware).
A short drive away, Mesnes Park in Wigan is described as “A jewel nestled on the edge of Wigan town centre.” A great family day out, it’s also home to Ernest Gillick's statue of Sir Francis Powell, it’s said that rubbing the foot of this statue will bring you good luck… Another local day out can be enjoyed at Haigh Hall Country Park; spanning hundreds of acres and including shops and cafeteria, it’s a fabulous place to while away some restful hours with family and friends.
The area is also rich in history with the town of Wigan and its Pier made famous by the author George Orwell who compiled his investigation on working class life for his book, The Road to Wigan Pier. More recently, The Heritage Lottery Fund helped rescue and restore the Trencherfield Mill Steam Engine, which is more that 100 years old and powered the cotton spinning mill, which is located on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Arrange an appointment today to discover your perfect home at The Links
One of the best things about buying a new home is that you can choose to personalise it to make it yours from the day you move in.
Once your plot is reserved, you can start adding your own style and personality to every room with our range of styling options, upgrades and additional fixtures. This is your chance to visualise your perfect living space and create your very own dream home from day one.
Your choices will be added to your home at various stages of the build process, meaning the earlier you reserve your plot, the greater the selection available to you.
What would you choose from our Select Options brochure?
5 bedroom detached house
4 bedroom detached house
3 bedroom detached house
The Links is located in Standish in the Borough of Wigan between the towns of Wigan and Chorley. Standish is home to the only Grade I listed building in the borough, that being St Wilfreds Church. The old stocks are also still in situ in the village at Market Square. The town of Wigan and its Pier were made famous by the author George Orwell who compiled his investigation on working class life for his book, The Road to Wigan Pier. The heritage lottery fund helped rescue and restore the Trenchfield Mill Stream engine which is more that 100 years old and powered the cotton spinning mill which is located on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
If you would like to know more about Wigan, please call 01257 448 060 and we will be happy to tell you more.
From the M6 North, exit at
Junction 27 and take the A5209 towards Parbold/Standish/Chorley. Take the third
exit on the motorway on to Crow Orchard Road, turn left on to Shevington Lane,
Left on to School Lane, Right on to High Street and left on to Market Street.
Follow this road on to Rectory Lane.
Locally there are general
convenience stores, post office, and take-aways. Towards Wigan Town Centre you
will find Robin Park retail park with a number of large retailers such as Next
and Argos. The town centre itself has The Grand Arcade, a modern shopping mall,
along with more traditional shops at The Galleries.
Keen golfers among you will be relieved to know that the old golf course on which The Links is built has been superseded by further excellent golfing facilities close by. Wigan Golf Club is a delightful, yet challenging, 18-hole parkland course only 1.7 miles away, and Gathurst Golf Club, which boasts panoramic views at almost every hole, is just 3.4 miles.
For sports fans, the DW stadium is home to the Wigan Warriors RLFC and Wigan Athletic FC, the FA cup winners in 2013. Furthermore; Wigan town centre is home to a recently built Olympic-size swimming baths with gym facilities.
Other places of interest include Three Sisters with its racing track, offering a tranquil setting for walks, canoeing and course fishing. Only a short drive away is a cinema and bowling.
Within close proximity of the development there are a number of primary and secondary schools. There is also a range of day nurseries close by.
Wigan also has several sixth forms and colleges, most notably Winstanley college which was named the 'Sunday Times Sixth Form of the Year' in 2012.
There are two train stations in Wigan town centre, making travel to Manchester, Liverpool and London very accessible. Buses run regularly from the main road into the town centre.
And with the M6 only a few minutes' drive away, the development is ideally situated for commuters.
Wigan & Leigh Infirmary is only a few minutes' drive from the development.
There are also various pharmacies, dental practices and medical centres within a short distance from the site.
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