UK housebuilder Vistry Group has bought a £215m (€250m) site of 726 homes in Wolborough, Devon.

The FTSE 250 listed company said the 96.5-acre site will offer a full suite of one and two-bed apartments, in addition to two, three, four and five-bed houses. The proposed development is expected to start in September 2022.

Keith Carnegie, chief executive officer of Vistry Housebuilding, said: “We are delighted to have completed on such an attractive site in Wolborough, Devon. Its proximity to the Decoy Country Park, the range of local amenities on offer and its excellent transport links, make this a truly desirable place to live.

“Given the strength of demand for our new builds, this latest site of over 700 homes will allow us to deliver much-needed housing, all the while boosting investment and jobs in the region.”

Vistry was formed in January 2020 following the acquisition by Bovis Homes Group from Galliford Try of Linden Homes and their Partnerships & Regeneration businesses.

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