New Homes in Eastleigh
Live the life
Located in Hampshire just a short commute from Southampton, Eastleigh is a well-connected town with plenty to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring country parks, trying out snowboarding or taking the kids to the museum, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Eastleigh.
Things to see and do
If you have kids or young relatives, there are lots of family-friendly attractions in and around the town including Marwell Zoo, Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway, Hensting Alpacas and Eastleigh Museum. For adventures in the great outdoors, there are plenty of green spaces to explore close to your new home, including Itchen Valley Country Park, Hocombe Mead Nature Reserve and Lakeside Country Park.
For sports fans, you can watch Hampshire County Cricket Club play at The Ageas Bowl, have a go at skiing or snowboarding at Alpine Snowsports Centre, or practice your golf swing at Stoneham Golf Course. In the evenings, you can watch a show at the town’s theatre, The Point.
For families moving to the area with school-age children, it’s good to know there are lots of excellent schools close to your new home in Eastleigh. Outstanding schools nearby include Shakespeare Infant School and Thornden School, while Barton Peveril Sixth Form College is also nearby.
Further education is available at Eastleigh College, while the University of Southampton is only a short commute away, ideal if you or your children are thinking about studying for a degree.
Getting to Eastleigh
Eastleigh has good road links by road and rail, with the M3 and M27 close by, and regular rail services running to London from the town’s train station. Travelling from Southampton, the journey to Eastleigh takes around 15 minutes by either car or train, while the journey from Portsmouth takes 25 minutes by car or 30 minutes by train. If you’re commuting to London, the journey takes one hour 20 minutes by train, or one hour 45 minutes by car.
When it’s time to jet off on a well-earned holiday, Southampton Airport is only a 5 minute drive from Eastleigh, so you can leave the car at home and take a taxi for a quick and easy start to your holiday.