Acorn Urban Village Collection

Once quiet hamlets beyond the northern boundaries of London, Crouch End and Muswell Hill slowly became absorbed into the ever-expanding city. But with their tree-lined avenues and eclectic high streets, these little cultural oases have retained their community feel and blossomed into hip urban villages.
  • FromeA well-established market town, Frome boasts a variety of popular weekly and monthly markets showcasing local produce, independent retailers. The town is bursting with creativity and offers a plethora of different and unique events to experience.
  • Olivers Building, BarnstapleThese beautiful listed brick buildings together with their riverside courtyard will provide an exciting community on the south bank of the River Taw.
  • Muswell Hill
  • Station House, Muswell HillLocated in the Fortis Green Conservation Area, Muswell Hill boasts a relaxed village-like atmosphere.
  • City life with a village twist
  • New Road, Crouch EndSituated on a residential no through road in the heart of trendy Crouch End, this development is a restoration and refurbishment of a locally listed Georgian house and a new build development.
  • Independent Shops

Bustling high streets with independent shops offering Scandi-inspired furnishings, vintage books, stylish coffee shops and more. The abundant local green spaces provide idyllic retreats from the hubbub of city life.

Life in Crouch End revolves around the Victorian clock tower, the landmark for this ‘urban village’. Foodies will delight in the diverse array of eateries and coffee houses on offer. The vibrant cultural community showcases its talents each year at the Crouch End Festival, whilst the art house cinema shows a diverse mix of indie films, leaving cinema lovers spoilt for choice.

Leafy Muswell Hill has a relaxed friendly vibe. Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon in one of its many parks and open spaces, before heading to a family-friendly café on the Broadway for a gorgeous treat. The village is awash with boutique places to eat and a diverse range of shops offering fine foods, stylish clothes and housewares.

Head south of Bath to discover Frome, a thriving market town voted one of the best places to live in the UK 2019 by The Sunday Times. The charming and historic town boasts streets full of independent shops in the creative St Catherine’s artisan quarter. Follow the beautiful winding streets to find plenty on offer from designer-makers, vintage specialists, craft suppliers.

Often regarded as the ‘social heart of North Devon’ due to its central location, its independent boutique shops and its wide range of amenities, Barnstaple is a town full of charm. From the historic Pannier Market to nearby Exmoor National Park with its excellent walking routes and spectacular scenery.

With excellent local amenities, vibrant, friendly communities and beautiful outdoor spaces, it is easy to see why these ‘urban villages’ lure so many people with their relaxed lifestyles.

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Our Urban Village Developments...

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Olivers Building, Barnstaple

Acorn Property Group’s Devon and Cornwall office has submitted a planning application for a scheme to redevelop the Grade II-listed Oliver Buildings in...
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The Old Printworks, Frome

The Old Printworks is a collection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes located in Frome at the former Butler, Tanner & Dennis...
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Saxonvale, Frome

The regeneration of Saxonvale, a 10-acre brownfield site in Frome, will see the delivery of a high-quality bespoke residential led mixed-use development; offering...
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Station House, Muswell Hill

Located in the Fortis Green Conservation Area, this locally-listed former police station is now home to a luxury collection of nine, 2, 3...
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Edison Works, Crouch End

Edison Works is a boutique collection of four, 1 and 3 bedroom warehouse-style homes, close to the independent cafes, restaurants, shops and activities...
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New Road, Crouch End

Located on a peaceful no-through road in the heart of trendy Crouch End, this locally listed building has been converted to form a...
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Featured New Homes...

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Plot 1, The Links, Porthcawl

Situated within the Victorian Grade-II listed building, this apartment offers fantastic views out over Rest Bay. The superb home benefits from a large open plan kitchen/living/dining space, with beautiful bay...
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Plot B11, Hope Place, Hope House, Bath

A spacious 1 bedroom ground floor apartment with dual aspect and private entrance. This spacious 1 bedroom apartment benefits from its own private entrance leading into a generous hallway with...
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Plot 55, Cottrell Gardens, Bonvilston

This stunning five bedroom detached home is set over three floors. Enter the house through a spacious hallway overlooked by a gallery landing. On the ground floor is the open...
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Plot B10, Hope Place, Hope House, Bath

A spacious 1 bedroom triple aspect ground floor apartment with views out towards landscaped gardens. This spacious triple aspect 1 bedroom apartment features a generous open plan living/kitchen/dining area and...
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Plot 7, The Links, Porthcawl

A superb 1 bedroom apartment, situated within the Victorian Grade-II listed building. The home is the largest 1 bed at The Links and offers fantastic open living space and generous...
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Plot 60, Cottrell Gardens, Bonvilston

A stunning four bedroom detached home with an open plan kitchen/family/dining area and bi-fold doors leading onto the garden. The master bedroom has its own en-suite and bedrooms 2 &...
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Plot F4, Hope House, Bath

A stunning first floor four double bedroom apartment, located within the landmark Hope House Grade II listed building enjoying magnificent views over the grand formal lawn and city of Bath. Showcasing...
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Plot 9, Bookers Edge, Hay-on-Wye

A stunning 4 bedroom barn style detached home, with rural views of the Black Mountains. This spacious home benefits from an open plan kitchen/family area with French doors onto the...
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Plot 16, The Links, Porthcawl

Located within the Victorian Grade-II listed building, this ground floor superb 2 bedroom apartment is situated to enable stunning sea views over Rest Bay and the Royal Porthcawl Golf Club....
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Plot 12, Chequers House, Salisbury

A superb two double bedroom apartment positioned on the second floor, with fantastic Cathedral top views. The large windows throughout the apartment allow plenty of natural light to flood in...
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Plot 2, Bookers Edge, Hay-on-Wye

Set over three floors this 4 bedroom semi-detached townhouse offers contemporary bespoke design. Featuring an open plan kitchen/family area with French doors leading onto the garden, creating a bright and...
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Plot 35, The Links, Porthcawl

Located on the second floor this superb two bedroom apartment, is situated within the Victorian Grade-II listed building. The home benefits from an open plan kitchen/living/dining space and features retained...
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Urban Village Collection

Once quiet hamlets beyond the northern boundaries of London, Crouch End and Muswell Hill slowly became absorbed into the ever-expanding city. But with their tree-lined avenues and eclectic...
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Rural Collection

Idyllic countryside, stretching for miles across hills and wooded valleys. The distant murmur of rural life, with birds crying overhead or cows lowing to their young, occasionally interrupted...
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SE1 Collection

Stretching from Vauxhall Bridge to St Saviours Dock and encompassing the South Bank, Tower Bridge, Bermondsey area, Borough Market and Southwark, SE1 has undergone a regenerative revolution in...
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Coastal Collection

Rolling waves crashing on shifting sands, the call of seagulls wheeling overhead. Picturesque seaside towns, nestled around quaint harbours. The soft chiming of yacht sheets against their masts...
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City Collection

Cities are cultural melting pots. Thriving arts scenes, vibrant nightlife, a plethora of tempting eateries and artisanal cafes, a wide choice of high street and independent shops, all...
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