New Homes in Devon
One of the most celebrated counties in England, Devon lies in the of the country bordering , and . From stunning coastline to swathes of rural countryside and beautiful national parks, new homes in Devon offer so many experiences.
Whether you want to live in a thriving city like or the port of , attractions across the region include places like Crealy Theme Park, Greenway House and Powderham Castle. If you’re after new builds in Devon, scroll down to see what’s happening in the area at the moment.
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Live the Devon life
With two beautiful coastlines and open countryside in between, buying a house in Devon could be the perfect option if you love the great outdoors. And picturing yourself in your dream home could be a lot closer to reality than you’d imagined, thanks to offers such as the Government-led Help to Buy scheme.
Things to see and do in Devon
This is an incredible place to be if you love getting out and exploring, thanks to national parks such as Dartmoor and Exmoor, and that’s before you make it to the beaches. The miles of sandy shores are perfect for relaxing in the sun, splashing around in the sea, building sandcastles with the kids or grabbing the surfboard to catch some waves. Saunton Sands, Barricane Beach, Blackpool Sands and Woolacombe Beach are all highly recommended spots for this.
From family attractions like Crealy Theme Park, the Milky Way Adventure Park and Woodlands Family Theme Park, to an array of castles, cathedrals and cultural dates such as the Royal Albert Memorial Museum; the Valley of the Rocks, Canonteign Falls and Becky Falls are all must-sees too.
There are lots of excellent primary schools across Devon, including Plymouth’s Ernesettle Community School and Mayflower Academy, which are both rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Exminster Community Primary and Tedburn St Mary School are two of the best options in Exeter, while Canada Hill Community Primary is an outstanding choice in Newton Abbot.
You can choose between plenty of outstanding secondary schools too, including Ellen Tinkham School in the Pinhoe area of Exeter. Colyton Grammar School, Okehampton College and Kingsbridge Academy also score top marks with Ofsted, along with Uffculme School and the King’s School in Ottery St Mary.
Devon transport links
Devon’s sole motorway is the M5, which starts just south of Exeter and heads north past , and on its way to . The A38 links Exeter to Plymouth – a drive of around 50 minutes – while other main roads which link different parts of the county include the A30, A39 and A377.
Devon County Council actively promotes green forms of travel through walking and cycle routes, but there are also bus and train networks and an international airport in Exeter.
The Devon property scene
With parts of Devon proving particularly popular for both homeowners and investors, the county enjoys a steady housing market with the average property price just a little below the overall average in England and Wales.
There are lots of great new homes to choose between, including a selection of expertly designed 2,3 and 4 bedroom properties in Alphington on the southern outskirts of Exeter. With more contemporary homes available to the north east of the city, colourful houses in Tiverton and incentivised 4 bed detached homes in Ivybridge, you can also get a great deal through offers like our Part Exchange and Movemaker schemes.
Help to Buy Devon
In Devon you can take advantage of Help to Buy South West if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South West page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.