New Homes in Chester
Sitting in the North West of England, Chester is an atmospheric walled city in Cheshire, close to the border with Merseyside. With a rich heritage stemming back to Roman times and a charming city centre that boasts a coffee culture as well as plenty of shops, bars and restaurants, new homes in Chester are always popular.
Live the Chester life
Whether it’s the history, culture or the welcoming atmosphere of a delightful city that’s drawn you in, there are lots of reasons to buy a house in Chester. You can add one more to that list when you take up an offer like our Movemaker scheme, where we can eliminate any estate agent fees by paying to sell your existing home ourselves.
Things to see and do in Chester
- Explore Chester's Roman heritage by taking a stroll along the city walls, visiting the Roman amphitheatre, the Roman Gardens, and Minerva's Shrine, before heading to the Dewa Roman Experience interactive museum.
- Visit the Grosvenor Museum, Chester Cathedral, medieval Chester Castle, and the Town Hall Square.
- Enjoy shopping trips to Northgate Street and the local market.
- Take a walk through the Countess of Chester Country Park, the Chester Meadows, and Sandy Lane Park.
- Venture further out of town to explore Caldy Nature Park.
- Go hiking or cycling along the Wales Coast Path.
- Visit the family-friendly Crocky Trail, featuring slides, climbs, and rope swings.
When your kids aren’t learning how to move like Tarzan and Jane, it’s time for them to learn their ABCs. Acresfield Community Primary School on the northern outskirts of town has been named as one of the best primaries anywhere in Cheshire, which is backed up by its outstanding Ofsted rating. Boughton Heath Academy in the east of the city shares the same rating.
Upton-by-Chester High School on the north-western edge of the city has been ranked as one of the county’s best secondaries, while the Catholic High School to the south is a strong specialist science college. If you’re looking for an independent school, the King’s School is a top all-through co-educational choice with a history dating back to 1541.
Chester transport links
- The main train station on City Road provides connections to other parts of the North West, North Wales, and beyond.
- Local bus network and park and ride services.
- The M53 and M56 motorways are located to the north of town, providing access to Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport in approximately half an hour.
The Chester property scene
Chester has a strong property market which is set to prosper in the coming years, and the rise in prices at a higher rate than the UK average is testament to that. Whether you want to live as close to the city centre as possible or just to the north of town in a contemporary 3 bedroom semi in Ellesmere Port, ask about our latest offers when you enquire about your new home. Our Part Exchange scheme, for example, is a great way to move with the minimum of stress.
For more information about buying a property in Chester, take a read of our North West property guide.