The first residents have now moved into their homes at a new housing development in Corfe Mullen.
Bellway Wessex is delivering 78 new homes at the Windgreen Gardens site, off Wimborne Road.
Launched in October 2020, the development will comprise 58 properties for private sale and 20 affordable homes for rent or shared ownership.
The homes are part of the Artisan Collection, Bellway’s flagship range of house types which combine traditional craftmanship and architectural flair.
Kim Caldwell, Sales Director for Bellway Wessex, said: “Corfe Mullen boasts a wealth of amenities and good transport links, making it a highly desirable area for Dorset housebuyers. Our Windgreen Gardens development will make a significant contribution towards meeting the demand for new homes in the area.
“Interest in the development remains high following the launch last autumn and construction work is progressing well, with the first homes now completed and occupied.”
As part of the planning agreement for the development, Bellway will provide £200,000 for open space and recreation improvements, as well as a further £250,000 to maintain the on-site natural green spaces.
Windgreen Gardens features a range of two, three and four-bedroom properties for sale, with viewings of the three-bedroom showhome available by appointment only.
Kim said: “The development’s unique location is ideal for families, with the site being situated next to both Lockyer’s Middle School and Corfe Mullen Recreation Ground.
“Commuters will also appreciate the good transport links, with easy access to the A31 for Dorchester to the west and Wimborne to the east, as well as connections to the M27 and M3.”
A selection of two and three-bedroom houses are currently available, with prices starting from £298,995.