With a name inspired by the nearby racecourse, the development is situated in the suburb of Wheatley Hills, where you’ll find a selection of cafes, eateries and pubs to enjoy close to Furlong Park.
This thriving area has plenty of amenities on its doorstep. For your shopping fix visit Wheatley Hall Retail Park, home to big name stores such as M&S and Next or try Doncaster Market for a fresh selection of fruit, veg, meat and fish. There’s also ASDA, Tesco and Sainsbury’s supermarkets close to the development.
You’ll never be short of things to do living at Furlong Park. Less than 10 minutes away from the development you’ll find both bowling and cinema complexes, as well as leisure hotspot The Dome. The nearby Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery offers the perfect opportunity to soak up some local culture, as does the Cast Performing Arts Centre in the heart of the town.
The development is also surrounded by nearby green space for residents to explore. Complete with a grade II listed Georgian mansion, Cantley Hall Park has 400 acres of land for visitors to take in, making it the perfect place for a family day out, or soak up the beautiful views across the water at Lakeside Lake. Sandall Park and Sandall Beat Woods are popular nearby outdoor spots for families to enjoy too.
In under 15 minutes you can reach Yorkshire Wildlife Park, home to a wide range of animals and host to regular events and concerts, and Brodsworth Hall and Cusworth Hall both offer regular events and plenty of green space. If you’re a fan of music or sports, a visit to the Keepmoat Stadium is a must – the venue is home to Doncaster Rovers and hosts regular concerts during the summer months.
The surrounding area is also home to a great selection of schools. Both Heatherwood School and Kirkby Avenue Primary School have outstanding ratings from Ofsted, whilst Hall Cross Academy and Outwood Academy Danum have good ratings.
Furlong Park is in the perfect location for those needing to head into the heart of Doncaster or further afield. The town centre can be reached in a 5-minute drive or a 10-minute bus journey, whilst a 10-minute drive down the nearby A638 offers easy access to the M18 and Great Yorkshire Way.
From the M18, you can also connect to the A1(M) and M1 in less than 15 minutes and the development is also well placed for connecting onto the M62.
A 15-minute drive away from the development is Doncaster train station, offering commuters easy connections to Sheffield, Leeds and Wakefield, whilst London can be reached in under two hours. Doncaster’s bus station is connected to the train station, making getting around the town simple.