Hurstpierpoint purchaser testimonial: "It’s all in the details"


Attention to detail was everything for Emma and Adam Newman, who made their first time purchase with Rydon Homes whilst organising their wedding! Commenting on their experience with Rydon Homes, Emma explains how we made their home purchase straight forward as they stepped into married life.

“We were looking to buy our first home and location was key as we wanted to stay close to our friends and family near Brighton. Having rented in Lewes in a Rydon-built home we were used to having access to Brighton right on our doorstep, but loved the character of Lewes as a historic yet quirky town. When we found out Rydon Homes was creating a new development in Hurstpierpoint, we knew that not only would it be a good property, we knew the area had a similar charm to Lewes, and it was close to Brighton, which suited us perfectly!

Buying new wasn’t something we had originally considered. We thought it would be too expensive until we started looking at Help to Buy – the government-backed scheme that enables you to get on the ladder with a 5% deposit. It has actually enabled us to buy a better home, but without stretching us financially. I’d definitely recommend it to any other first time purchasers as the application is really straight forward.

Laytonfields in Hurstpierpoint is a small collection of homes, just like our house in Lewes, where each has a unique character, and that really appealed to both of us – particularly myself as I’m a graphic designer. Our home is generously proportioned, something else we didn’t expect from a new property, and the layout makes it feel really ‘grand’ with details like double doors onto the garden and double windows bringing light onto the staircase and overlooking the garden. The flexible layout makes it great for entertaining too and also if we ever plan to extend in the future – we would love to stay here long term and keep this as our family home. 

Off plan purchasing has been a fantastic experience. We had the pick of the plots and have been able to put our stamp on our home before we move in, escaping any building work or disruption that you would normally have with making a home your own. Rydon also invited us to choose our beautiful Stoneham kitchen from their showroom. I’m a stickler for detail in any design and we were able to make some changes to personalise our final layout, which just added to our experience.

This being the year we married, planning has been everything! Off plan purchasing has meant we had time to really consider how our first and dream home would look. Knowing all the room dimensions meant we have been able to choose our furniture in our own time rather than all at once and before things got too busy with our big day. Rydon was great in terms of our availability as we have been really busy over the last few months and Stephanie (Rydon Homes’ Sales & Marketing Manager) has been so flexible.

We really put our trust in Stephanie and our agent Clifford Dann. They’ve had our best interests at heart throughout and reassured us if we had any concerns, so important as we hadn’t been through this process before. The mortgage broker they recommended was so helpful and made it really easy.

As a young couple we wanted a home that was modern and homely, but importantly something that we could make our own. We simply couldn’t find that with an older property or any of the other new developments we visited.

We’re so excited about making Laytonfields our home and starting our new adventure together. It ticks every box and so many more. With all our choices on our house complete we’re now thinking about the garden and we can’t wait to put our plans into reality – the Rydon site team is even repositioning our shed for us as I speak! 

News Archive

Register Now: Luxury new homes coming this spring to Matfield

Secure a brand new quality home in Wadhurst even before selling up

Watch our Waters Reach, Wadhurst purchaser testimonial

Discover brand new quality homes ready to move into in Wadhurst

Leisure on your doorstep at Waters Reach

Join us at our Open Garden Reception at Waters Reach, Wadhurst

Outdoor living at its finest: Small development of high quality homes available in Wadhurst

Save £31,250 by us paying your Stamp Duty*!

Wealden MP opens show home at Waters Reach, Wadhurst

100% customer satisfaction and a Gold Award for Rydon Homes!

Waters Reach is Blooming!

Fall in Love this February at Waters Reach

"We’ve found our escape to the country!"

Your new home within Reach in 2019...

Our £5,000 gift to you this Christmas!

Meet the builder at Waters Reach

Benefits of buying new at Waters Reach!

Join us at our Wadhurst Macmillan Coffee Morning , Friday 28 September!

Customer Care warranties for hassle free living in every Rydon Home

Take a look at our stunning Waters Reach Home of the Month!

Wadhurst show home now launched! Call 01892 507005 to book your viewing

Waters Reach show home launching soon – book your appointment now!

Design inspiration for our new homes at Waters Reach in Wadhurst

Electric vehicle charging points on Rydon homes in Wadhurst

Your home documents now available at the touch of a button

“Reserving early enabled us to make the house the way we want it before we move in”

Act fast and secure your new spacious two-bedroom home now!

See our successful Millfields from an aerial perspective!

Award-winning housebuilder launches stunning new development of homes in Wadhurst

Imminent launch of new Waters Reach development in Wadhurst, East Sussex!

Award-winning Rydon Homes fully sold at Hurstpierpoint

Hurstpierpoint purchaser testimonial: "Laytonfields was ideal for us because of the excellent location"

All homes fully sold at Woodland Place!

Hurstpierpoint purchaser testimonial: “Rydon Homes’ customer service and aftercare has been very good”

Laytonfield’s blend of skilled craftsmanship with contemporary living

AGENT VIEW: Looking for a new home to move into before school starts in September?

Agent viewpoint: Last chance to reserve at Woodland Place says Connells

FULL Stamp Duty PAID for last home at Woodland Place

Country and Convenience at Woodland Place

A classic four bedroom home is available at Laytonfields

Just two homes remaining at fast selling Hurstpierpoint!

Hurstpierpoint purchaser testimonial: “This specification and character was something we just did not see in other properties we viewed”

“A very grown up way of doing things” Why Mr & Mrs Hyde purchased with Rydon Homes

Escape to the country in Hurstpierpoint

Rydon Homes wins Sussex Super Growth Awards 2017

A sense of community, spacious homes and great customer support! Read why Mr Stephens chose Woodland Place

Woodland Place purchaser testimonial: " We wanted a versatile, modern home that was eco-friendly”

Billingshurst ‘ideal for commuters’ – WhatHouse Magazine

Rydon Homes awarded for contribution to the character of Lewes

Open weekend: Time to get your new home wrapped up before Christmas!

Last three homes remaining at Woodland Place in Billingshurst!

So… What’s with all the fruit and veg?

Single storey living is on the up in Hurstpierpoint

Billingshurst purchaser testimonial: “I'm so happy with my home full of character”

High demand sees just three homes remaining after Laytonfields launch

Hurstpierpoint purchaser testimonial: "It’s all in the details"

Rydon Homes set to launch Laytonfields in Hurstpierpoint

Ready to move in Billingshurst, but need help to sell?

Celebrate summer at our Woodland Place Open Day: 6th August

Billingshurst purchaser testimonial: “Rydon Homes is the business!“

Guest comment: Show home interior design at Woodland Place!

Woodland Place monthly newsletter

New releases at Woodland Place

Step into the heart of Kent in blissful Bethersden

Site Open Day at Woodland Place: Saturday 4 June

May property of the month: Plot 20 at Woodland Place

Stamp Duty paid on four bedroom detached village home

First homeowners receive their keys to Woodland Place

Woodland Place show home now open!

Property of the month: Plot 18 at Woodland Place

Rydon Homes wins Gold in the RoSPA Awards 2016

New homes coming soon to Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex

Delve into new woodland homes in desirable Billingshurst

Woodland Place show home to launch in May

New website launched!

Bethersden children help drive the message of road safety

Sales & Marketing Manager joins Rydon Homes

Gold Award for Customer Satisfaction