New Homes in Berkshire
One of the home counties that surround London in the South East of England, Berkshire also shares a border with Surrey and Hampshire, as well as Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Whether you want to be in county town Reading, near Heathrow Airport in Slough or in a quieter spot like Ascot or Sandhurst, houses in Berkshire cater for a variety of needs.
From attractions like Windsor Castle, Reading Museum and National Trust property Basildon Park, to natural draws such as California Country Park, Swinley Forest and the Dinton Pastures, don’t miss our developments in Berkshire below.
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Live the Berkshire life
Whether you want to be in the east of the county right next to Greater London, or in the west with the North Wessex Downs for company, Berkshire offers something for everyone. We can offer something for everyone too, thanks to schemes such as our Movemaker offer, where we help arrange the sale of your current home and handle any agent’s fees ourselves.
Things to see and do in Berkshire
From royal residences to family theme parks and beautiful natural spaces, there are so many things to see and do in Berkshire. Whether you’re visiting Windsor Castle, taking the kids to Legoland or going for relaxing walks through Dinton Pastures Country Park, you can also enjoy attractions such as the Museum of English Rural Life and the Museum of Berkshire Aviation.
Further must-sees include St George’s Chapel and Reading Museum, along with Black Park Country Park and Virginia Water Lake. Feel the rush of the rollercoasters at Thorpe Park, explore Swinley Forest and head to California Country Park to splash around in the paddling pool on a warm summer’s day.
Picking an area with good schools is crucial for many people, so you’ll be pleased to learn these are plenty of them around Berkshire. A number of the county’s best primary options are in Slough, with Khalsa Primary School and Castleview Primary both rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Likewise Holy Trinity CofE in Cookham just outside Maidenhead and St Dominic Savio Catholic Primary School in the Woodley catchment area on the outskirts of Reading.
Top secondary options include Slough’s Langley Grammar School and Upton Court Grammar School, which are both also outstanding according to the education board. If you’re in the Reading area then Kendrick School and Reading School are both outstanding too.
Berkshire transport links
A number of motorways pass through Berkshire, including the M31 and M4, which connects London in the east to Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales in the west. The M25 circular also makes its way through the eastern part of the county, where you’ll find one of the world’s largest airports, Heathrow. Buses and trains are also available, with rail services from Reading to London taking less than 30 minutes.
The Berkshire property scene
Berkshire has a diverse property market, with some areas experiencing soaring prices thanks to their proximity to London. If you want to be close to the capital then leafy developments in Crowthorne offer spacious 1 and 2 bed apartments as well as contemporary 3 and 4 bed family homes on the edge of Bracknell Forest.
Whether this sounds perfect for you or you’d rather be on the other side of the county in a stylishly designed home near Basingstoke, make sure you get the best deal possible on your new home by taking advantage of offers such as our Part Exchange scheme.
Help to Buy Berkshire
In Berkshire you can take advantage of Help to Buy South East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.