New Homes in St Albans

As part of the London commuter belt, St Albans is a desirable town in South East England. Located in Hertfordshire, midway between Hemel Hempstead and Hatfield, new houses in St Albans are less than eight miles north of Watford.

With Luton Airport just a 20-minute drive away for when you want to go on holiday abroad, you can catch a train to Central London in 25 minutes. Whether you’re visiting the 100-acre Verulamium Park or heading to Heartwood Forest for the day, don’t miss out on our new homes in St Albans below. 

• London • South East • Hertfordshire • Hemel Hempstead • Hatfield • Watford • Central London

Barratt Homes at Linmere
Barratt Homes at Linmere
Betony Meadow, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, LU5 7AJ
  • From £282,500
  • 2 bedroom
  • New homes coming soon - register your interest to be the first to know about our upcoming releases.  Linmere is an award winning development located in Houghton Regis in Bedfordshire, just off junction 11a of the M1 and a short drive from the local town centre.  Surrounded by 90 acres of open green space and landscaped parks, Linmere has something to offer everyone, whether you are a first-time buyer or a family looking to join a thriving new community. On your doorstep you will find a selection of shops including a Lidl, a children's adventure playground, The Farmstead - a central meeting place at the heart of Linmere, as well as new schools and leisure facilities to enjoy.
Clipstone Park
Clipstone Park
Briggington Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
  • £384,995 to £565,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Clipstone Park is a highly sought after thriving community in Leighton Buzzard, with it's final 4 bedroom homes on this phase. Living here, you'll be able to enjoy beautiful countryside on your doorstep and appreciate excellent travel links close by, reaching London within just 30 minutes by train.  This development is made up of 75% green space - ideal for families. It will see the addition of new schools, parks, and a neighbourhood centre, all of which make up part of a £16.8 million contribution to the local area.
Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
Armstrongs Fields, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 7BX
  • £385,000 to £515,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Orchard Green is the newest village at the award winning Kingsbrook development in Aylesbury. Embrace a greener, more rural lifestyle with 60% of the development allocated to open space. This is a 'Built for a Healthy Life' development which means well-designed homes and neighbourhoods. Important design details such as adequate car parking, safe street design and access to amenities have been considered and included within the development. Take a look and see why this exciting and thriving new community is the perfect place to call home, here. Some homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more.
Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook
Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook
Burcott Lane, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5AR
  • £231,500 to £279,500
  • 1 and 2 bedroom
  • Canal Quarter is the central village at Kingsbrook in Aylesbury, with a selection of homes that cater to every need – find the ideal home for you that fits your lifestyle and requirements. Homes are just a short walk away from the travel hub, with regular bus connections to Aylesbury station. The Canal basin, with it's central water feature, local shops and a community facility provides the perfect hub to spend time with friends and family.  Take a look and see why this exciting and thriving new community is the perfect place to call home, here. Kingsbrook is an award winning development made up of 3 villages, each with their own distinct identity. Here, not only will you be surrounded by beautiful countryside but you will also have excellent transport links to London.
Woburn Downs
Woburn Downs
Watling Street, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK17 9GF
  • £382,500 to £625,995
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Woburn Downs is a popular community on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, offering a selection of detached 4 and 5 bedroom homes, all benefitting from solar PV panels and garages. Enjoy family time with over 17 acres open space, 3 play areas on the development, and several Ofsted rated good and outstanding schools all within easy reach. For commuters, excellent travel links by road and rail - with direct trains to London in just 32 minutes and Birmingham in just 42 minutes. Book your appointment or call Thomas today on: 01908 102408
Willow Grove
Willow Grove
Southern Cross, Wixams, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 6AW
  • £500,000 to £540,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Become part of the popular community at our award-winning development, Willow Grove, Wixams near Bedford, offering, 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes. Willow Grove boasts schools within walking distance, play parks and country walks and is just a short distance from Bedford Town Centre, A great location for commuting by road and rail, with its own train station coming soon. Contact Lisa and Kelly on 01234 741513 or visit us today.
Brooklands
Brooklands
Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7EL
  • £180,995 to £528,996
  • 1, 2 and 4 bedroom
  • Brooklands is an established community offering 4 bedroom homes and 1 and 2 bedroom apartments exclusively for local first-time buyers. Enjoy convenience at your doorstep with nearby medical centres, schools, and shops.  Alongside plenty of green open space, your new home also offers 6 play areas making this development ideal for families to enjoy. Call Alice on 07884 793639  
Fairfields
Fairfields
Vespasian Road, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK11 4AG
  • From £258,000
  • 2 bedroom
  • Last chance to buy a home on this popular development, Fairfields in Milton Keynes. This established community benefits from; Ofsted rated 'Good' schools, 40 acres of green open space, great travel links and is located within walking distance of the desirable town Stony Stratford. Coming soon are eateries and a Tesco superstore. Don't miss out, contact Mansha on 07884 796626; visits scheduled by appointment only.
Great Dunmow Grange
Great Dunmow Grange
Blackwater Drive, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 4BR
  • £364,995 to £564,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Barratt Homes are proud to present one of our most popular developments, in the heart of the picturesque market town of Great Dunmow. We have a fantastic range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes available for you, whether you are beginning your house buying journey or taking the next step into a new home we will have something for you at Great Dunmow Grange.  

What is life like in St Albans?

From the local history and pleasant green spaces to a superb location within the London commuter belt, buying a new home in St Albans can seem like an easy decision. Even more so when you snap up one of our latest offers. Our Part Exchange scheme, for example, is perfect for reducing your stress levels and moving costs, so give us a call today to see if you could benefit from it.

 

What is there to see and do in St Albans?

The centre of town is dotted with historical landmarks such as the medieval Clock Tower and the Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban. You can discover more about the local area’s history at the St Albans Museum and Gallery, while the Verulamium Museum and Roman Theatre of Verulamium give you an insight into the town’s ancient Roman past.

You can reflect on this while going for a stroll around the large Verulamium Park with its lake and play areas, before picking up the River Ver Trail or heading to Watercress Nature Reserve. With Highfield Park on the edge of town perfect for walks with the dog and natural spots like Northaw Great Wood nearby, DJ’s Play Jungle is great for kids and the Pioneer Club for skaters.

 

What is education like in St Albans?

St Albans is a brilliant place to live if you have children, thanks to its wonderful collection of schools. There are lots of schools for younger kids rated as outstanding by Ofsted in and around the town centre, including Maple Primary and Bernards Heath Junior School. St Alban and St Stephen’s, Cunningham Hill’s and Fleetville’s infant and junior schools are all in the education board’s top band too.

At secondary level, Loreto College is an outstanding girls’ school just steps from the train station. St Albans GirlsSchool is another of the town’s top single-sex options, while Beaumont School and Sandringham School are mixed schools which are also outstanding.

 

How are the transport links in Albans?

St Albans City railway station is just off Victoria Street and offers non-stop services to London’s St Pancras which take just over 20 minutes. The town also has a train station next to the Abbey, as well as lots of local bus routes. St Albans is only 20 miles north of Central London, and offers excellent access to the M1, A1(M) and M25 motorways. You can drive to Heathrow Airport in just over half an hour, while Luton Airport is even closer.

 

What is the St Albans property scene like?

As a sought-after area with superb commuter links, house prices in St Albans are more than double the national average. With a strong selection of properties which includes everything from 2 bedroom homes to vast 5 bed detached houses with lots of land, they’re also significantly higher than the average across the rest of Hertfordshire.

Want to learn more about buying a property in the South East? Check out our South East property buying guide.

 

New Homes Offers & Schemes in St Albans

 

With Barratt Homes, you’ll have access to unique schemes. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, want to sell your current home or are a key worker, we have an offer that suits you. 
 
Our low deposit schemes are designed to help you buy your dream home without worrying about the deposit. We can boost it up and support you along the way. And if you’re part of the armed forces, we offer a 5% deposit contribution to help you get on the ladder. 
 
Time for a change? Selling your home with our help to sell schemes is easy. You can forget about estate agent fees and enjoy your new home while we do the legwork. If you’re a key worker, you can benefit from our Key Worker Deposit Contribution scheme.