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New Homes in Bedford

The county town of Bedfordshire in the East of England, Bedford lies on the banks of the Great River Ouse and the Midland Main Line. That means you can catch a train to London in less than 40 minutes, while you can drive to places like Northampton and Milton Keynes in a similar time.

 

From the 300-acre Priory Country Park on the outskirts of town, to the central Bedford Park and Paxton Pits Nature Reserve just outside nearby St Neots, there are lots of open spaces to enjoy with developments near Bedford. To see what we have available, simply start your search below. 

  • Willow Grove

    Willow Grove

    Southern Cross, Wixams, MK42 6AW
    • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £266,995 to £628,995
  • Lavender Grange

    Lavender Grange

    Bedford Road, Lower Stondon, Henlow, SG16 6FP
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £446,500 to £656,500
  • Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

    Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

    Burney Drive, Wavendon, MK17 7BT
    • 4 bedroom
    • £449,995 to £464,995
  • Brooklands

    Brooklands

    Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MK10 7ES
    • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom
    • £202,995 to £387,995
  • Woburn Downs

    Woburn Downs

    Watling Street, Little Brickhill, MK17 9DN
    • 4 bedroom
  • Barratt at Wendel View

    Barratt at Wendel View

    Park Farm Way, Wellingborough, NN8 3GZ
    • 2 bedroom
    • £279,995 to £313,995
  • Barratt Homes at Linmere

    Barratt Homes at Linmere

    Betony Meadow, Houghton Regis, LU5 7AJ
    • 1, 2 and 4 bedroom
    • £217,500 to £445,000
  • Clipstone Park

    Clipstone Park

    Sagan Rise off Leighton Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9NY
    • 2 and 4 bedroom
    • £317,500 to £586,500
  • Glenvale Park

    Glenvale Park

    Niort Way, Wellingborough, NN8 6BL
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £277,995 to £385,995
  • Fairfields

    Fairfields

    Vespasian Road, Milton Keynes, MK11 3ER
    • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £216,995 to £463,995
  • Romans' Edge

    Romans' Edge

    Gumcester Way, Godmanchester, PE29 2ND
    • 4 bedroom
    • £419,995 to £519,995
  • Bertone Gardens

    Bertone Gardens

    Hanwood Park, Sulgrave Street, Barton Seagrave, NN15 5GQ
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £274,995 to £464,995
  • Barratt @ The Nurseries

    Barratt @ The Nurseries

    Market Road, Thrapston, NN14 4NQ
  • Barratt at Overstone Gate

    Barratt at Overstone Gate

    Stratford Drive, Overstone, NN6 0RW
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £266,400 to £496,995
  • Darwin Green

    Darwin Green

    Lawrence Weaver Road, Cambridge, CB3 0GX
    • 2 bedroom
    • £409,995 to £499,995
  • Trumpington Meadows

    Trumpington Meadows

    Consort Avenue, Trumpington, CB2 9AB
  • St Rumbold's Fields

    St Rumbold's Fields

    Tingewick Road, Buckingham, MK18 1ST
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £390,000 to £485,995
  • Coming soon
    Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook

    Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook

    Armstrongs Fields, Broughton, Aylesbury, HP22 7BX
    • Coming soon
  • Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook

    Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook

    Burcott Lane, Broughton, Aylesbury, HP22 5AR
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £120,997 to £479,995
  • Hampton Water

    Hampton Water

    Aqua Drive, Hampton Water, Hampton, PE7 8QL
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £239,995 to £429,995

Live the Bedford life


Beautifully set, well connected and with lots of great ways to spend your time, you can look forward to an excellent quality of life in Bedford. Especially when you have more money in the bank to enjoy yourself, thanks to our selection of offers which include the Government-led Help to Buy program.

Things to see and do in Bedford


If you’re looking to experience the history and culture of the town, then the Higgins Art Gallery and Museum, Bedford Castle and the Stockwood Discovery Centre are absolute musts. The John Bunyan Museum, Panacea Museum and Shire Hall are all in the heart of town too. 

The large Bedford Park and Hill Rise Local Nature Reserve are lovely green spaces just to the north of the centre, while Priory Country Park, Bedford River Valley Park and the 127-hectare Little Paxton Pits provide you with more lovely natural settings to enjoy some peace and quiet.

Education


There are plenty of good schools in the area for your children, including Edward Road’s Cauldwell School and Great Denham Primary School. If you live on the outskirts of town in catchment areas such as Carlton and Sharnbrook, then you can send your little ones to primaries rated as outstanding by Ofsted. 

For older children, Bedford Girls’ School is among the cream of the crop when it comes to secondary schools, and centrally located on the south bank of the River Great Ouse. Bedford Modern School to the north west of the centre is up there too, along with Bedford School on De Parys Avenue, an independent boys’ school which looks after 7 to 18-year-olds.

Bedford transport links


Two major roads converge on Bedford - the A6 which heads north to Kettering and south to Luton and its airport, and the A421 which you can use to get to either the A1 or M1. The town has two train stations, as well as a network of bus and cycle routes.

The Bedford property scene


Bedford’s property market offers plenty of diversity for prospective buyers. Even within single neighbourhoods you’ll find homes to suit all tastes, such as Wixam’s lakeside Willow Grove where you can find everything from compact 2 bedroom apartments to vast 5 bed family homes with double detached garages. 

Whatever you need to suit your circumstances and budget, you can make your money go further when you select one of our great offers such as our Part Exchange scheme, which gives you a stress-free way of selling your current home with no fuss or estate agents’ fees to pay. 

Help to Buy Bedford

In Bedford you can take advantage of Help to Buy East of England if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy East of England page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.