New Homes in Southampton
Sitting on the south coast of England, Southampton is a port city in . Lying in the western reaches of the , new homes in Southampton are less than 20 miles from and a little further to in the opposite direction, giving you the best of all worlds.
From visits to and the , to interesting maritime museums, art galleries and the old town walls, there’s lots to see and do in the area. Whether you want to be as close to the city centre as possible or in a place like on the outskirts, start exploring our developments near Southampton below.
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Live the Southampton life
If you want to settle into a new life on the south coast, Southampton has all the benefits of a coastal location while sacrificing nothing in respect of all the cultural and entertainment attractions of a major city. Whether you’re working in town, enjoying life on the outskirts or venturing further afield, buying a house in Southampton could turn out to be a wise investment – especially with offers like our Movemaker scheme.
Things to see and do in Southampton
This part of the UK is perfect if you love spending time outdoors. With an array of beaches within easy reach, you’ve also got the vast expanse of the New Forest close by, as well as central spots like Southampton Common which hosts a range of community events, alongside providing you with an ideal spot to stretch your legs or relax in the sun.
There are lots of interesting sights and landmarks to visit when the weather isn’t so good, including the SeaCity Museum, Southampton City Art Gallery and aviation museum Solent Sky. You can cheer on local football team the Saints at St Mary’s Stadium, go walking by the old town walls towards the port, and stroll through Queens Park before seeing what’s happening down at Ocean Village.
If finding a good school for your kids is high on your list of priorities, you’ll be pleased to know there are more than 10 primary schools across Shirley, Lordshill, Portswood, Millbrook and central Southampton which are rated as outstanding by Ofsted. This includes the high performing Portswood Primary School, Highfield CofE and Sinclair Primary and Nursery School.
At secondary level, King Edward VI School on the edge of the common comes highly rated, while St Anne’s Catholic School is only around a mile from the city centre and an outstanding option according to Ofsted.
Southampton transport links
As well as a range of local bus companies and Southampton Central providing rail services to other parts of the South and London, you can catch a ferry over from the port to Hythe. There are also services over to East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, which makes for a great holiday destination either for a relaxing weekend or longer stay.
The city centre and marina are flat and compact, perfect for exploring on foot, with the M3 and M27 motorways converging on Southampton. The airport meanwhile is only a few miles north of the city centre and serves around 30 destinations with strong onward connections.
The Southampton property scene
You can find all different styles of property in Southampton, ranging from city centre apartments to large 4 bed family homes in Romsey and 3 bed detached houses with garages and 2 bed bungalows in Bursledon.
Whatever the needs of you and your family, we can help to make your move as stress-free and cost-effective as possible, thanks to offers like our Part Exchange scheme. Don’t forget to ask your adviser about these great offers when you submit your enquiry today.