New Homes in Stevenage
Designated the UK’s first new town in 1946, Stevenage is around 30 miles north of in the of England. As part of , houses in Stevenage are conveniently close to , and , while is around half an hour away by car.
Knebworth House is one of the area’s most popular attractions, known for its music concerts and the country park that surrounds it. With the A1(M) road passing just by town, Luton Airport nearby and open spaces like Fairlands Valley Park and Pryor’s Wood, search now to see our latest developments near Stevenage.
Live the Stevenage life
Whether you’re drawn by the short commute to London or the local attractions, buying a house in Stevenage could turn out to be a wonderful decision. We can help with that, thanks to offers such as Help to Buy and our Movemaker scheme, where we’ll pay any agency fees on your behalf.
Things to see and do in Stevenage
The town centre is blessed with a number of green spaces which include Fairlands Valley Park and Hampson Park, as well as the Town Centre Gardens and Stevenage Museum. Knebworth Country Park is right on the edge of town, as well as Pryor’s Wood and Benington Lordship Gardens.
With further natural spots like Oughtonhead Nature Reserve, Wain Wood and Hitch Wood, you’ve also got Welwyn Garden City just south of town and places like the Welwyn Roman Baths and Tewin Orchard Nature Reserve to explore.
There are a number of primary schools which have been judged to be outstanding by Ofsted, including St Margaret Clitherow Roman Catholic Primary which has a large catchment area in the south of town. Letchmore Infants’ and Nursery School in the north, Round Diamond Primary in the north west and Aston St Mary’s CofE to the south west are all outstanding too.
If it’s secondary schools you’re after, the John Henry Newman Catholic School is a good option with a large catchment area, while the Nobel School and Marriotts School are two more good choices, according to Ofsted.
Stevenage transport links
In addition to a local bus network and selection of taxi ranks at key areas of the town, Stevenage also has a train station in the centre of town. You can use this to catch a train to London in around 25 minutes.
The town also benefits from its close proximity to the A1(M) motorway, which heads south to the capital and north towards Peterborough, Leeds and the North East. London Luton Airport meanwhile is just over 10 miles away, while it’s less than 25 miles to London Stansted.
The Stevenage property scene
Stevenage has seen the best growth in house prices anywhere in Hertfordshire in recent years, and indeed ranks as one of the best property markets for growth across England and Wales.
This is a great area to buy in, which you can do thanks to a selection of stunning 4 and 5 bedroom detached homes on the outskirts of nearby Hitchin, where you’ll find several outstanding primary and secondary schools.
To make your deal taste even sweeter, make sure you check whether you could benefit from a scheme – such as our Part Exchange offer – when you enquire about your new home today.