New Homes in Newbury
Sitting on the fringes of the North Wessex Downs in the , Newbury is a market town in . Less than half an hour’s drive to , it’s a similar journey to and . There are trains to that take just over 40 minutes, helping to make new builds in Newbury very popular with commuters.
From historic Donnington Castle to the iconic Highclere Castle which was the setting for Downton Abbey, local open spaces include the Chase, Pilot Hill and Sandleford Warren. With Northcroft and Goldwell Parks close to the centre of town also, don’t miss our developments closest to Newbury below.
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- 3 and 4 bedroom
- Set in plenty of open space, Brookside Meadows is a development of 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes, near the historic market town of Wantage. Your new home is a short walk to local amenities and a local pub whilst Oxford is just 30 minutes away by car. For commuters, the M4 is nearby and you could find yourself in central London in under an hour, with Didcot Parkway railway station also a short drive away.
- £285,000 to £395,000
- 2 and 3 bedroom
- River Meadow is a charming development of 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes in Stanford in the Vale. Your new home will be set in Oxfordshire countryside whilst being close to all your local amenities in nearby Faringdon. If you need to travel further afield, the A420 is 2.6 miles away, connecting you to Swindon, Oxford and the M4.
- £415,000 to £515,000
- 3 and 4 bedroom
- Set in 6.5 acres of open space, Abbey Fields is a development of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes. This development forms part of a new community and will have a new play area and 560 new trees planted. All your local amenities are close by in Abingdon, as well as a great range of schools. Commuters will have easy access to the A34, which is a 10 minute drive away.
- £227,995 to £355,995
- 2 and 3 bedroom
- Set in 200 acres of open space, Orchards View is a development of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes. On the development, you will find brand new play areas, sports pitches and allotments. There is also a Waitrose, primary & secondary school and the Hall & Woodhouse. Swindon train station is just 2 miles away, connecting you to central London within 57 minutes on the fast electric railway.
- £165,995 to £289,995
- 1 and 2 bedroom
- Set in 200 acres of open space, Wichel Fields @ Wichelstowe is a development of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes. On your doorstep, you will find Hall & Woodhouse, a lovely bar and restaurant overlooking the canal. There is also a Waitrose nearby. The M4 motorway is 3.2 miles away and you could find yourself in central London within 57 minutes on the fast electric railway.
Live the Newbury life
Whether you’re a first time buyer, looking for a family home or seeking to downsize later in life, Newbury is an excellent place to buy a new house. It can also be an affordable place too, thanks to offers such as our Movemaker scheme, where we’ll cover any estate agents’ fees involved in your move for you.
Things to see and do in Newbury
Set into beautiful Berkshire countryside, Newbury is a great place to live if you love going for walks. The North Wessex Downs are just to the west of town, while you can also strike out for the Chase to enjoy the relaxing natural setting.
With local attractions including Highclere Castle, Sandleford Priory and the West Berkshire Museum, don’t miss the Nature Discovery Centre or the views from Pilot Hill. If you have children then the 4 Kingdoms Adventure Park and Family Farm is perfect for a fun-filled day out.
Your kids may not have quite so much fun in the classroom, but there are at least a number of strong local schools where you can be sure they’re getting a superb education. Falkland Primary’s catchment area is in the south west of town, while St Nicolas C.E. Junior School and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary are close to the centre. The Winchcombe School is in the north, with all of these schools rated as good by Ofsted.
Newbury also has three secondary schools in the same Ofsted bracket. St Bartholomew’s School and Park House School are both to the south west of the town centre, while Trinity School is to the north. If you’re looking for an independent school, St Gabriel’s School is an all-through Roman Catholic school next door to Sandleford Priory in the south, which also has a nursery attached.
Newbury transport links
Newbury has a central train station as well as another by the local racecourse, both of which you can use to get to Reading in less than half an hour. In addition to local bus services, there are also community transport schemes available in the area.
The M4 motorway passes to the north of town, meaning you can drive to Reading in the west in around an hour, with London to the east a little further away. You can use the A339 to get to Basingstoke in around 20 minutes, while it’s double that to Southampton along the A34.
The Newbury property scene
With trains to London taking just over 40 minutes, Newbury’s popularity as a commuter town means there’s a thriving property market in the area. From Victorian and Edwardian properties in the town centre to modern 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and spacious 4 bed family homes just north of nearby Basingstoke, make sure you get the best out of your next move by checking out offers such as our stress-busting Part Exchange scheme.