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As Cowes Week, the oldest and largest sailing regatta in the world draws to a close, latest figures from The Royal Yacht Association (RYA) show that sailing is becoming an increasingly popular pastime. Membership numbers were up to 106,100 at the end of 2015 and more than 17,500 new members joined last year. Those who are looking to live in the capital and still be able to get out on the water should consider the latest collection of apartments in the Millennium Terrace at Greenwich Millennium Village.  GMV is an inspirational joint venture development by Countryside and Taylor Wimpey, supported by the Mayor of London, which is set very close to Greenwich Yacht Club on the Greenwich Peninsula.

Nautical lovers can take advantage of a range of facilities at Greenwich Yacht Club, which include rowing, motorboat, dinghies and cruiser boats, as well as a club bar with river views.

Chris Bladon, director of Greenwich Millennium Village comments:

Greenwich Millennium Village offers cutting edge apartments built to high specification. That’s not all though, because the development is in an area that offers an abundance of green open spaces and a broad stretch of the River Thames that is excellent for sailing fans to practice and race. For those house buyers who are experienced sailors or those who have always wanted to try out a dinghy, motorised sailing boat or even a spot of rowing, then Millennium Terrace offers an exciting place to live.

Each new home boasts a generous outdoor space in the form of a balcony or terrace, and elegant living spaces offering the best in modern living. From sleek kitchens with superb quality integrated appliances, to luxury tiled and oak flooring and chic contemporary décor, each of the homes is designed to a high specification, with a modern edge. Perfect for busy professionals and families there is also an on-site concierge service.

Greenwich Millennium Village offers an array of community facilities and a warm communal vibe, there is a village square with shops, hairdressers, Ayurveda spa, nursery, and the ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated Millennium Primary School.  Residents at Greenwich Millennium Village can take advantage of a huge amount of green open space with landscaped courtyards, a 50 acre ecology park with two lakes and thriving wildlife, and a new eco play area.

Greenwich Millennium Village is also conveniently located for transport links with North Greenwich underground station, just one stop from Canary Wharf on the Jubilee line, with the City and West End also within easy reach. For a more leisurely commute, the Thames Clippers ferry service departs from North Greenwich Pier, while the cable car line provides frequent connections to the Royal Docks. For travel further afield London City Airport is a 10 minute journey via public transport.