New homes in Abercarn

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Located 10 miles north west of Newport in the Ebbw Valley, Abercarn is a former coal mining town set within lovely Welsh countryside. With close proximity to the region’s major cities, new homes in Abercarn offer rural living in commuting distance to NewportCardiff and Bristol.

Transport links

The town is served by the A467, which runs south to Newport and north through Crumlin, Abertillery and Brynmawr. Abercarn does not have its own railway station, with the nearest being located at Newport - a 15 minute drive away or 30 minutes by bus.

Abercarn is well placed for travel to major towns and cities in the area. Caerphilly is just under 20 minutes away by car, Cardiff is 30 minutes via the A467 and M4. Bristol is 45 minutes along the M4 or 35 minutes by train from Newport. Newport station also connects the region to London, with a train journey to the Capital taking just an hour and 55 minutes.

The closest international airports to Abercarn are Cardiff Airport and Bristol Airport.

Places of interest

Residents of Abercarn are surrounded by the great outdoors, with Cwmcarn Forest providing 15.5km of mountain biking tracks, a seven mile long scenic Forest Drive, and the chance to walk, camp and enjoy some fishing.

Pen-y-Fan Pond - a canal feeder reservoir near Caerphilly - is a popular summertime destination with picnic spots, rambling trails and an ‘Alien invasion Trail’ for the kids. A short drive away, Pontypool Park has 150 acres of open grassland, woodland and Italian Gardens with tennis courts, bowling greens and Pontypool Park Rugby Ground; the home of Welsh Rugby Union Championship team Pontypool RFC.

The two most notable sports teams in the town are Abercarn United AFC who play football in the Gwent County First Division, and Abercarn RFC who are members of the Welsh Rugby Union Division 3, and act as a feeder club for Newport Gwent Dragons.

Other attractions near to Abercarn include Pontypool Museum, Caerphilly Castle, Llancaiach Fawr Manor and Newport Museum and Art Gallery. Cefn Mably Farm Park is a popular day out for young families, and the town is also close to a themed leisure pool at the Newport Centre, Bowlplex at Cwmbran and a number of soft play centres for younger children.

Educational facilities

Located just 15 minutes from Newport, Abercarn is a short drive away from the University of South Wales which has a campus in the city. The town is also close to Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University. 

Hanbury Village

Hanbury Village

Bevans Lane, Cwmbran, CWMBRAN, TORFAEN, NP44 1BX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £237,995 to £312,995
Riverside @ Jubilee Park

Riverside @ Jubilee Park

Tregwilym Road, Rogerstone, NEWPORT, NP10 9EL

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £330,000
St Michael's Gate

St Michael's Gate

Llantarnam Road, Llantarnam, CWMBRAN, TORFAEN, NP44 3XB

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £179,995 to £267,995
Maes Y Deri

Maes Y Deri

Llantrisant Road, Radyr, CARDIFF, CF5 6JD

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £257,995 to £389,995
Scholars Park

Scholars Park

Murch Road, Dinas Powys, DINAS POWYS, VALE OF GLAMORGAN, CF64 4RE

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £249,995 to £372,500
Waterside @ The Quays

Waterside @ The Quays

Ffordd Y Mileniwm, Docks, BARRY, VALE OF GLAMORGAN, CF62 5AT

  • 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £137,995 to £256,500
Sycamore Chase

Sycamore Chase

Church Meadow, Boverton, CF61 2AU

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £214,995 to £339,995
Morgan's Meadow

Morgan's Meadow

Heol Ty-Maen, Bridgend, BRIDGEND, CF31 4QF

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £169,995 to £265,500
Charlton Hayes

Charlton Hayes

Square Leaze, Patchway, BRISTOL, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE, BS34 5GT

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £312,995
Northfields Park

Northfields Park

Selling from Charlton Hayes, Patchway, BRISTOL, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE, BS34 5GT

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £309,995 to £379,995
Park Farm

Park Farm

Butt Lane, Thornbury, BRISTOL, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE, BS35 1RB

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £216,995 to £424,995
Cwm Celyn

Cwm Celyn

Neath Road, Tonna, NEATH, NEATH PORT TALBOT, SA11 3BZ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £157,500 to £299,995
Filwood Park

Filwood Park

Filwood Park Lane, Off Hengrove, Bristol, BRISTOL, CITY OF BRISTOL, BS4 1ET

  • 2 bedroom homes
  • £191,995 to £194,995
St Matthias

St Matthias

Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, BRISTOL, CITY OF BRISTOL, BS16 2HH

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £263,995 to £329,995
White Church Court

White Church Court

Queen Charlton Lane, Bristol, BRISTOL, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, BS14 0QP

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £304,995 to £355,995
Bilbie Green

Bilbie Green

Charlton Road, Keynsham, BRISTOL, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, BS31 2RP

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £349,995 to £369,995