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Sycamore Gardens

Preston, Lancashire

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Sycamore Gardens is a development of 3 and 4-bedroom new homes in Cottam, an attractive semi-rural location close to Preston city centre. With impressive shopping venues, first-class entertainment band an award-winning restaurant circuit, Preston is a highly sought-after location with a rich and fascinating heritage.

Development features

3 and 4-bedroom homes

Attractive semi-rural location

Around four miles from Preston

Close to scenic parkland

Well-regarded schools within walking distance

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Sandy Lane, Cottam, Preston, PR4 0LE

Sales office opening hours

Open seven days a week. 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00am - 7:00pm Thursday, 11:00am - 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Sales office contact

01772 724889

Siteplan of Sycamore Gardens

The site plan is drawn to show the relative position of individual properties, NOT TO SCALE. This is a two dimensional drawing and will not show land contours and gradients, boundary treatments, landscaping or local authority street lighting. Footpaths subject to change. For details of individual properties and availability please refer to our Sales Advisor.

Sycamore Gardens is located on Sandy Lane in Cottam, around four miles from Preston in the heart of Lancashire.

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The local area


Transport connections in the area are excellent, with convenient local road links and extensive rail services nearby.

The A6 is just over two miles away via the B6241 and runs from Carlisle in the North to Luton in the South, passing Manchester city centre on route. The M55 joins the M6 in under 10 minutes from the development, allowing northward travel past Lancaster and Carlisle, or southward towards Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham. The M65 and M61 can both be reached in under 20 minutes via the M6, with the M61 allowing north-westerly travel past Bolton and Chorley.

Preston is home to a major train station on the West Coast rail network and is located under five miles from Sycamore Gardens. The station provides regular services as far as Glasgow Central in the North and London Euston in the South, covering Blackpool North, York, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Airport and Edinburgh amongst its other major destinations.


Residents will find Cottom Primary and Holy Family Catholic Primary School within a five minute drive of the development, while the popular Pool House Community Primary and Lea Neeld’s Endowed CoE Primary School are both located just three minutes from home by car.

Students of secondary school age are well-catered for with the highly-regarded Broughton High School, Our Lady’s Catholic High School and Archbishop Temple School all within a 10-minute drive of Sycamore Gardens.

Preston is home to one of the largest colleges in England which offers an extensive range of courses suitable for higher education, apprenticeships, school leavers, business training and adult learning. At just 10-minutes away by car, this enterprising college has been established for over 25 years and boasts a host of well-known alumni from professional athletes to world-famous musicians.

Those pursuing further education will enjoy close proximity to the University of Central Lancashire which was the first modern UK university to appear in the QS World University Rankings, with a portfolio of over 600 undergraduate and post graduate courses. Other award-winning universities such as Manchester, Liverpool and Edge Hill are reachable in just over an hour by car.


The vibrant city of Preston is well-known for the diversity of its shopping scene, with a mix of department stores, retail parks and independent boutiques.

Known regionally as ‘Lancashire’s shopping destination’, Preston is home to two large shopping centres, both located just over 10 minutes drive from the development. St. Georges Shopping Centre boasts over 100 stores of leading brands and high-street favourites, with a 400-space car park and free Wi-Fi available throughout the centre. With a history of over 40 years, this impressive venue promises VIP retail parties, celebrity appearances and exclusive events throughout the year.

Fishergate Shopping Centre is in the heart of Preston’s thriving city centre and offers a generous range of well-known stores, covering fashion, homewares and gifts. For daytime dining, the shopping centre presents an excellent selection of eateries with expansion plans to include several additional family restaurants and even a multiplex cinema on site.

Slightly further afield at 15-minutes away by car is the renowned Miller Arcade, characterised by its impeccably-preserved Victorian design. A building of interest in its own right, this early 19th century shopping arcade is Grade 1 listed, with an architecturally-stunning design and is home to the open-kitchen restaurant, The Olive Tree Brasserie.


Boasting a purple flag award for the quality of its evening entertainment, the vibrant city of Preston offers an unrivalled array of leisure opportunities for visitors and residents alike.

There are a range of cultural attractions to be sampled in Preston with the Guild Hall and Charter Theatre presenting over 300 events each year. The Playhouse theatre has an esteemed reputation for showcasing impressive local acts since its opening in 1949.

Preston is famous for its extensive green spaces, with country parks and waterfront landscapes to be enjoyed throughout the year. Nearby, residents will find Moor Park - boasting a Grade II listed status as one of the finest public parks in the UK – as well as the 100-year-old Haslam Park.

The county of Lancashire has seen a long history, leaving behind a fascinating array of historic sites to be explored, featuring Tudor, Elizabethan, Georgian and Victorian influences. The Museum of Lancashire has an extensive selection of interactive displays, while The Harris Museum and Art Gallery promises an enlightening day out for visitors of any age.

For everyday entertainment, there is multiplex cinema just over 10 minutes away by car, while MFA bowling centre is just a nine minute drive from Sycamore Gardens. Active residents will find two state-of-the-art leisure centres within close proximity.

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Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only. The identification of schools and other educational establishments is intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and does not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day. Sources: Good Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.