New Homes in Nottinghamshire
A county in the East Midlands, Nottinghamshire shares a border with South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire. Its biggest city is Nottingham, while you’ll also find places like Mansfield and Newark-on-Trent in the region.Quire a rural county, houses in Nottinghamshire offer great access to natural draws such as Sherwood Forest and the Peak District, depending on where exactly you pick. With Derby, Leicester and Lincoln some of the major cities you’ll find nearby, you can see our latest developments in Nottinghamshire below.
Live the Nottinghamshire life
Whether you’re drawn to the beating heart of Nottingham, another local town or the picturesque countryside, Nottinghamshire has a lot to offer to homebuyers. Buying a new home in the area can be incredibly rewarding, especially when you take advantage of offers such as our Movemaker scheme, where we’ll arrange to sell your existing home by covering your agency fees.
Things to see and do in Nottinghamshire
A county brimming with mythical stories and legend, you can dive headfirst into this with a trip to Sherwood Forest, the home of benevolent bandit Robin Hood. The legendary woodlands also play host to family-friendly attractions such as the Sherwood Forest Fun Park, treetop rope trails and a collection of walking and cycling routes.
Take the kids to the all-action Wheelgate Theme Park, or explore beauty spots like Attenborough Nature Reserve, Rushcliffe Country Park and Idle Valley Nature Reserve. You can visit Nottinghamshire’s many historic landmarks which include abbeys, castles, cathedrals and priories, and there are also plenty of museums, galleries and other cultural attractions to discover.
If finding good schools is high on your list of priorities, you’ll be happy to learn there are lots to choose from across the county. Edna G Olds Academy is one of Nottingham’s top-performing primary schools, looking after children from the age of three and rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Mansfield’s Newlands Junior School and Newark’s Sir Donald Bailey Academy have both been ranked among Nottinghamshire’s best schools for younger children.
Bluecoat Wollaton Academy in Nottingham is one of the county’s best options at secondary level. It’s classed as outstanding by Ofsted, which is the same as the West Bridgford School and Bingham’s Toot Hill School. Schools in Newark meanwhile have been improving in recent years, and the town now has three secondaries rated as good by Ofsted.
Nottinghamshire transport links
From the Nottsbus Connect network - which provides feeder routes to the county’s main transport network from local villages - to rail and park and ride services, Nottinghamshire is well connected by public transport.
East Midlands Airport lies just the other side of the south west border, while the M1 motorway passes through the west of the county to provide easy access to Sheffield and Leeds in the north, and Leicester, Northampton and London to the south.
The Nottinghamshire property scene
Big things are expected of Nottinghamshire’s property market in the coming years, particularly in hotspots such as Nottingham. You could take advantage of this with a new home in the Beeston area on the south-western outskirts of town, where you can find modern 3 and 4 bed townhouses and even spacious 6 bed detached homes.
Perhaps you’d prefer to be 10 miles east of Nottingham in an attractive property surrounded by open countryside on the edge of Bingham, or you’d rather settle down in Newark or Mansfield, where large 4 bed detached houses are perfect for growing families. Wherever you want to be, don’t miss offers such as our Part Exchange scheme, which can help you get the most value out of your move as possible.