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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. 

Barratt Homes at Linmere
Barratt Homes at Linmere
Betony Meadow, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, LU5 7AJ
  • £392,500 to £397,500
  • 3 bedroom
  • 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
  • £390,000 to £565,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Clipstone Park is a highly sought after thriving community in Leighton Buzzard, with it's final release of 3 & 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. Don't miss your opportunity - book your appointment to take a tour inside any of our available home layouts!
Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
Armstrongs Fields, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 7BX
  • £230,000 to £480,000
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Take a look and see why this exciting and thriving new community is the perfect place to call home, here. 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.
Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook
Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook
Burcott Lane, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5AR
  • £231,500 to £425,000
  • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Canal Quarter is the central village at Kingsbrook in Aylesbury, with a current release of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 3 & 4 bedroom houses. Homes are just a short walk away from the travel hub, with regular bus connections to Aylesbury station. The Canal Basin, with its 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
  • From £547,995
  • 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Woburn Downs provides a perfect blend of countryside living, with the city life on tap thanks to its close proximity to Milton Keynes. Not only can you enjoy the serene surroundings, but you can also embark on exciting city adventures that the entire family will love, all within a short 15-minute drive from your new home. For those who commute, the Milton Keynes train station conveniently offers quick links to London in just 32 minutes and Birmingham in 42 minutes. Continue to the 'about the area' section below or contact our Sales Advisers on: 01908 102408
Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest
Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest
Burney Drive, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 7AX
  • We're now sold out on this development. Please visit our David Wilson development just across the road - Eagles' Rest.
Willow Grove
Willow Grove
Southern Cross, Wixams, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 6AW
  • £375,000 to £555,000
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Willow Grove, within the Wixams, Bedford development, is a charming, award-winning community offering 3, 4, & 5-bedroom homes. It's conveniently located near Bedford town centre & provides excellent commuter links to Luton, Milton Keynes & London via road & train. Residents enjoy 35+ acres of wildflower meadows & various amenities, including schools & shops. Contact our Sales Adviser Kelly on 01234 741513 or visit us today.
Brooklands
Brooklands
Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7EL
  • £306,995 to £536,995
  • 2 and 4 bedroom
  • Join our happy residents & embrace all that Brooklands has to offer! Discover 3 & 4-bedroom homes at one of Milton Keynes most popular developments. Benefit from a medical centre, shops, schools & more all within walking distance. Known as the 'City in the Country,' Milton Keynes offers excellent leisure options & unrivalled transport links. Call our Sales Advisers on 01908 032084 or visit us today.
Fairfields
Fairfields
Vespasian Road, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK11 3ER
  • £310,000 to £490,000
  • 2 and 4 bedroom
  • With just 4 homes remaining, this is your last chance to live at the popular development of Fairfields, Milton Keynes. Close to Stoney Stratford, this established community boasts great travel links, Ofsted rated 'Good' schools within walking distance & 40 acres of green open space. Our final phase will include a variety of sustainable elements including bird boxes, wild meadow fields and, multiple play areas. As well as, delicious eateries and a Sainsbury’s local.  Contact our Sales Advisor Thomas on 07385 969363; visits scheduled by appointment only.
Great Dunmow Grange
Great Dunmow Grange
Blackwater Drive, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 4BR
  • £374,995 to £544,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Barratt Homes are proud to present one of our most prestigious developments, we have now completed over 45 homes and have started a community to be proud of. 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. 

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.