New Homes in Watford

Found in Hertfordshire in South East England, Watford lies as little as 20 miles from Central London. With excellent transport links to the capital and trains to Euston taking less than 15 minutes, new homes in Watford are also close to pleasant spots like Hemel HempsteadHatfield and St Albans

From tours of famous film sets, to trips to Cassiobury Park and Cheslyn House, there’s lots to do in the local area. Whether you want to be close to the lively town centre or in a neighbourhood like Croxley Green on the outskirts, you can browse our developments near Watford below.

• Hemel Hempstead • Hatfield • St Albans

Barratt Homes at Linmere
Barratt Homes at Linmere
Betony Meadow, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, LU5 7AJ
  • New release of homes coming soon in Summer 2024- Register your details today. 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.
Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook
Canal Quarter at Kingsbrook
Burcott Lane, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5AR
  • £231,500 to £287,000
  • 1 and 2 bedroom
  • Canal Quarter is the central village at Kingsbrook in Aylesbury, with a current release of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. 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.
Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
Armstrongs Fields, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 7BX
  • £235,000 to £535,000
  • 2, 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.
Clipstone Park
Clipstone Park
Briggington Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
  • £549,995 to £565,000
  • 4 bedroom
  • Clipstone Park is a highly sought after thriving community in Leighton Buzzard, with it's final 4 bedroom home 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!
Woburn Downs
Woburn Downs
Watling Street, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK17 9GF
  • 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Woburn Downs is a thriving and well-established community offering a selection of 4 and 5 bedroom homes. The perfect blend of countryside living, with the city on tap Woburn Downs enjoys over 17.7 acres of green open space on your doorstep, as well as being just 15-minutes from the centre of Milton Keynes.  For commuters, your new home offers excellent travel links by road and rail - with Milton Keynes train station quick links to London in just 32 minutes and Birmingham in 42 minutes. Book your appointment of call our team today on: 01908 102408
Willow Grove
Willow Grove
Southern Cross, Wixams, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 6AW
  • £500,000 to £556,000
  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Become part of the popular community at our award-winning Development Willow Grove, Wixams near Bedford, offering,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 ( link) With 6 houses sold in 4 weeks, don’t miss out: Contact Kelly on 01234 741513 or visit us today.
Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7EL
  • £180,995 to £528,996
  • 1, 2 and 4 bedroom
  • Brooklands is an established community offering a selection of 1 & 2 and 4 bedroom homes. Enjoy convenience at your doorstep with nearby medical centres, schools, and shops. For commuters, enjoy excellent transport connections by road and rail. Alongside plenty of green open space, your new home also offers 6 play areas making this development ideal for families to enjoy. Call Mansha on 07884 793639 or visit us today.

What is life like in Watford?

Whether it’s the proximity to London that draws you in or the many local attractions, Watford is a great place to buy a home. And thanks to perks such as our Part Exchange scheme where we act as a guaranteed buyer on a current home, your dream home could be closer to reality than you think.


What is there to see and do in Watford?

The Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden are just to the north of Watford, giving you the chance to see incredible sets from your favourite films, such as the popular Harry Potter franchise. Back in the centre of town you can explore the Watford Museum and go for a stroll along the River Colne through Radlett Road Playing Fields.

With Oxhey Park, Fishers Field Nature Reserve and Cassiobury Park all on the edge of town and Whippendell Wood the perfect spot for tranquil walks, you’ll also have Aldenham Country Park, Ruislip Woods, Harrow Arts Centre and Oxhey Woods with its sculpture trail close at hand.


What is education like in Watford?

There are a number of schools in the local area classed as outstanding by Ofsted, with primary options including Nascot Wood Junior School a mile north west of Watford town centre. Also outstanding are Field Junior School in the Rookery area close to the centre, and Holy Rood Catholic Primary to the north.

The centrally located Watford Grammar School for Girls and Watford Grammar School for Boys around a mile away are both outstanding secondary options, while Immanuel College in the Bushey area is a highly rated all-through independent.


How are the transport links in Watford?

Lying close to the meeting point of the M1 and M25 motorways, the town boasts excellent transport links. Watford Junction, Bushey, and stations on the London Overground system mean rail services are top notch, with the heart of London only 17 miles away. Watford also lies between two major airports, Heathrow and Luton.


What is the Watford property scene like?

Watford has a vibrant property market, and homes sell faster here than most parts of the UK. This means you’ll need to move quickly yourself to secure a contemporary 1 or 2 bedroom apartment with a residents’ gym and car club membership in Harrow, just south of town. 

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. 
Browse our wide range of new homes in Watford and take advantage of fantastic offers for a stress-free move, just like you deserve.