South West New Homes Round-up

Posted 13 January 2020 by Rebecca Burns

The WhatHouse? team looks at the latest range of new build properties for sale in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset...

With reports that the property market coped surprisingly well with the general election, and even appeared to avoid the traditional festive lull to some extent, many prospective buyers will now be keen to get on with their New Year house hunt.

The beautiful South West of England currently has a great variety of new developments available, including some offering starter home options and others with substantial houses for those who are aiming to move up the property ladder.

Here's our latest round up, taking in sites across Bristol, Somerset, Devon, Dorset, Cornwall and Gloucestershire.

 

Meadowbrook in Callington, Cornwall (Baker Estates)

MeadowbrookJust a short distance from the city of Plymouth, and surrounding towns like Liskeard and Saltash, Meadowbrook (or Gover an Pras in Cornish) offers a collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes.

There is a choice of houses and bungalows, all set in six acres of beautiful green space, providing a natural habitat for local wildlife and for residents to enjoy.

Callington is in east Cornwall, and has been postulated as one of the possible locations of the ancient site of Celliwig, associated with King Arthur. The location provides easy access to some beautiful parts of the region, including Dartmoor to the east and Bodmin Moor to the west. Kit Hill is a mile from the town, rising to 333 metres and offering views over Dartmoor, Bodmin Moor and the River Tamar.

When it comes to commuting, Callington lies at the intersection of the south-north A388 Saltash to Launceston road and the east-west A390 Tavistock to Liskeard road. The nearest mainline railway station is at Saltash, about seven miles away.

Prices: From £229,995.

Find out more at www.bakerestatesltd.co.uk or call 01579 384716.

 

Rydon Fields in Holsworthy, Devon (Highfield Homes)

Rydon FieldsSet in the historic market town of Holsworthy, surrounded by beautiful Devonshire countryside,

this prestigious development is made up of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes, offering a great deal of choice for buyers at various stages in their lives.

The location gives residents the best of both coast and countryside, while at the same time providing plenty of amenities close by.

Phase one is already complete, meaning there is an established community of people already living there, and now Highfield Homes is working on the second phase with a small number of three- and four-bedroom uniquely designed homes available now.

The site is just a 15-minute drive along the A3072 from the popular seaside resort of Bude, with Widemouth Bay and North Devon and Cornwall’s stunning Atlantic coastlines within easy reach.

Prices: Available three-bedroom homes priced from £269,000 and one four-bedroom townhouse priced at £279,000.

Find out more at www.highfield-homes.co.uk or call 01409 254742.

 

Urban Quarter in Hengrove, Bristol (Kier Living)

Urban QuarterIn the south Bristol suburb of Hengrove, this development of 261 new homes includes a variety of bespoke two-, three- and four-bedroom properties to suit first-time buyers, those looking to move up the property ladder, and growing families looking for their long-term home.

The location offers easy access to Bristol city centre by car or public transport, and the development forms part of the Hengrove Park regeneration scheme. There are primary and secondary schools nearby, and the state-of-the-art South Bristol Skills academy campus, built in 2010 by Kier Construction.

Vibrant Bristol city centre - less than five miles away - has a huge array of shops, waterfront attractions, entertainment, business opportunities, cultural venues and parks and open spaces.

Prices: From £274,995 to £449,995.

Find out more at www.kierliving.co.uk or call 07395 604045.

 

Harwood Homes at Great Oldbury in Great Oldbury, Gloucestershire (Harwood Homes)

Great OldburyThis collection of new homes is part of a popular and growing development in a very popular area. There's a choice of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes built and finished to a high quality, featuring attractive architecture that blends seamlessly into the wider development.

Eventually the Great Oldbury site will have its own primary school and health centre, as well as shops and sports facilities, but in the meantime there are existing local services close by, including well-respected schools and convenient commuter links.

Prices: Starting from £274,995.

Find out more at harwoodhomes.co.uk or call 01453 557 812.

 

Cubis Bruton in Bruton, Somerset (Acorn Property Group)

Cubis BrutonSurrounded by verdant Somerset countryside, the small, creative town of Bruton is situated between Frome and Yeovil, and seven miles south-east of Shepton Mallet, in south Somerset.

Cubis Bruton is a striking, highly contemporary new development set in a natural amphitheatre overlooking the town, incorporating 56 three- and four-bedroom homes.

Innovative and modern in style, the homes at this development have been designed to be energy efficient and sustainable, interspersed with landscaping that is in keeping with the existing surroundings. The homes have a flexible, open plan design to suit a variety of lifestyles; contemporary fitted kitchen with slimline laminate worktop by Leicht; underfloor heating throughout; and a minimum of two parking spaces per home.

Bruton itself has been described by The Times as "the most fashionable place to live in the UK", and Cubis Bruton is within easy striking distance of the trendy high street and its eclectic shops and businesses. Nearby Castle Cary station has direct services to London, making Cubis Bruton an appealing choice for those who need to travel regularly to London while living in the countryside.

Prices: From £315,000 to £660,000.

Find out more about Acorn Property Group developments.

 

Potters Wood in Verwood, Dorset (Pennyfarthing Homes)

Potters WoodThis bespoke development of 43 new homes includes three- and four-bedroom semi-detached and detached properties plus three-bedroom detached bungalows.

The town of Verwood is in eastern Dorset, about 15 miles north of Bournemouth and 19 miles north of Poole, making it ideal for commuters and beach-goers. There's a weekly Friday country market in the town's Memorial Hall selling locally produced seasonal vegetables and fruit, plants and cut flowers, homemade cakes and jams, and craft items. Verwood has two shopping areas: the town centre itself, and a superstore at Pennine Way - both of which are less than a mile away from Potters Wood. For cultural events, the Hub is a community facility housing a bistro, the 300-seat Merryfield Theatre, a 100-seat hall, and a number of other smaller rooms - used for films, plays, concerts and many other activities. Potterne Park has a play area and sports facilities spread over 12 acres of green space, and the town hosts three large annual family events: Verwood Carnival on Spring Bank Holiday Monday, the Rustic Fayre on August Bank Holiday Monday, and Flameburst on the last Saturday in October.

The nearest stations to the town are: Christchurch 11.9 miles, Hinton Admiral 13.3 miles and Bournemouth 13.6 miles.

Prices: Currently available homes are priced from £350,000.

Find out more about Potters Wood from Pennyfarthing Homes.

 

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