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.
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 Part Exchange scheme.
Things to see and do in Devon
Parks and beaches in DevonThis 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.
Family-friendly attractions in DevonFrom 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.
Education in Devon
Primary schools in DevonThere 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. St Michael’s Church of England Primary Academy and Ladysmith Junior School are two of the best options in Exeter, while Gulworthy Primary School is an outstanding choice in Tavistock.
Secondary schools in DevonYou can choose between plenty of outstanding secondary schools too, including Colyton Grammar School and Uffculme School, which score top marks with Ofsted.
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 Newton Abbot, you can also get a great deal through offers like our Part Exchange and Movemaker schemes.
New Homes Offers & Schemes in Devon
At Barratt Homes, we offer modern housing to cater for all lifestyles. We want you to enjoy your homebuying journey, which is why we offer a wide range of schemes. If you are a first-time buyer, you can take advantage of the Home Reach scheme, while Movemaker and Part Exchange could help you sell your current home, so that you can set your eyes on the next one.
Whether you’re looking for your first home or a new home for your growing family, our South West property guide is here to help. Whatever your unique situation, we support you every step of the way. Get in touch today and become a homeowner with us.