Belle Vue Close, Idle


Belle Vue Cottage was the last remaining piece of the farm to be demolished and made way for development. Any scheme had to be in keeping with the area and this proved to be no easy task for our team of dedicated designers. Eventually, after consultations with neighbours, planners and councillors alike, we came up with a scheme acceptable to all.


Situated just off Pellon Terrace on the Thackley side of the original Idle/Thackley stone wall boundary, Belle Vue Close courted nostalgic controversy. Belle Vue Cottage was a large detached house which was the original farm house for the area. Over the years, the owners of Belle Vue Cottage had sold off their farm land to developers in small parcels and a relatively small housing estate had grown in the area. There was plenty of character and you can still see how the house-style fashions have changed over the years as they have being built during different decades.


Construction started in 2003 on 7 properties on the site consisting of a row of 4, 3 storey town houses, a pair of 3 storey, semi-detached houses and a large detached house.


All houses are accessed off a private drive appropriately named "Belle Vue Close".





Belle Vue Cottage


Belle Vue Cottage was built using the original stone from the now demolished original farm house and has instilled character to the whole site. Situated at the end of the driveway so it has no-one passing and secured by an electric gate it makes Belle Vue Cottage an idyllic, quiet hideaway.