New homes in Southport
A popular seaside town in , Southport boasts a fantastic setting on the coast of England. Less than 20 miles north of and , and a little further on to the , it’s a similar distance to along the Ribble and Alt Estuaries.
Houses in Southport offer great access to parts of , while you’ve got the famous Pleasureland amusement park on your doorstep, complete with rides, play areas, restaurants and go-kart track. From piers to waterparks and a royal golf course, you can see our developments closest to Southport below.
Live the Southport life
It doesn’t matter if you’ve lived in the area your whole life or you’re taking the plunge and moving to the seaside for the very first time - Southport is a wonderful place to buy a home. Your purchase can only get better with our great range of offers too, with perks such as our Part Exchange scheme allowing us to act as a guaranteed buyer for your existing home, speeding up the process.
Things to see and do in Southport
Southport’s waterfront is a hub of entertainment, offering attractions such as the Pleasureland amusement park and England’s oldest iron pier which dates back to 1860. Your kids will love a trip to Splash World, which also has a gym as well as its swimming pools and slides, while the vast sandy beach is a real gem at any time of the year.
From walks through Hesketh Park and shows at the Atkinson, to a round of golf at the iconic Royal Birkdale, don’t miss Cabin Hill National Nature Reserve down the coast for spectacular hikes and bike rides either.
Southport is blessed with a number of schools which have been rated as outstanding by Ofsted. This includes secondary options Greenbank High in the south of town and Meols Cop High in the east, as well as all-through special school Peterhouse School. If you’re looking for a top primary school, then St Patrick’s Primary just off Cambridge Road has to be up for consideration.
Southport transport links
Southport is connected to the surrounding area by two main roads, including the A565 which runs up and down the coast. The road ends in the centre of Liverpool to the south, around half an hour’s drive away, while the A570 heads inland towards Ormskirk and St Helens.
The town has its own train station which offers regular services to places like Manchester, Liverpool and those two cities’ major international airports. You can also use local buses and coaches to get around, while ferry crossings over to Belfast, Dublin and the Isle of Man are available from Liverpool.
The Southport property scene
Southport has enjoyed a property boom in recent years, with average house prices outstripping the UK-wide average. With that in mind, there’s no time like the present to buy your new home in Southport.
You can do just that when you snap up a 2, 3 or 4 bedroom house or apartment off Town Lane, meaning you’ll have Portland Street Playing Field and Fine Jane’s Brook on your doorstep and the beach less than two miles away. Whether this sounds perfect to you or you’d rather be just down the coast in Formby, don’t miss offers such as our Movemaker scheme to ensure you get the best deal possible.
Help to Buy Southport
In Southport you can take advantage of Help to Buy North West if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy North West page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.