New Homes in Porthcawl

Perched on the coast of South Wales just down from Port Talbot, Porthcawl is a beautiful seaside town in the borough of Bridgend. Not far from Swansea Bay, houses in Porthcawl are around 40 minutes from Cardiff, while it’s a similar drive to Barry, just before the Welsh capital along the coast.

With a famous links golf course in town that’s been used for the Open, the area’s packed with fabulous sandy beaches such as Newton Beach, Rest Bay Beach and Sandy Bay. From Coney Beach Pleasure Park to Margam Country Park and the Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes, don’t miss our developments near Porthcawl below. 

• South Wales • Port Talbot • Bridgend • Swansea • Cardiff • Barry

Barratt Homes @ Parc Fferm Wen
Barratt Homes @ Parc Fferm Wen
Cowbridge Road, St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 4HJ
  • £220,500 to £364,995
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Introducing Parc Fferm Wen, a development of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes in St Athan. Here you will be next to green open fields and just a short drive from the picturesque Welsh Coast. Families will enjoy the play areas on site, just a short walk away from your new home. There are close links to Barry and Cardiff which will be great for commuters.
Harbourside @ The Quays
Coming soon
Harbourside @ The Quays
Rhodfa'r Doc Glanhau, Barry, VALE OF GLAMORGAN, CF63 4JE
  • Coming soon
  • Current phase sold out. Register your interest for future releases.Harbourside @ The Quays is a new development in Barry offering 4 bedroom homes. Situated on Barry Waterfront, our energy-efficient homes offer scenic waterside views in a great location. Barry Island and the town centre are within walking distance, plus commuters will enjoy great rail and road links.
Pentref Llewelyn
Pentref Llewelyn
Llewelyn Road, Penllergaer, Swansea, SA4 9BB
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Surrounded by open fields, you'll find a range of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes at Pentref Llewelyn in Penllergaer, Swansea.  You can enjoy green open space and a children's park on the development, and the waterfalls of Penllergaer Valley Woods are within walking distance.

Live the Porthcawl life


Set your sights on a beautiful stretch of South Wales coastline when you buy a new home in Porthcawl. A wonderful place to live for so many reasons, don’t miss our latest offers page for some additional support with your move. Our Part Exchange scheme is just one of these arrangements, helping to save money on estate agents’ fees if you have an existing home to sell


Things to see and do in Porthcawl

You can look forward to countless days at nearby Coney Beach, which is famous for its golden sand, superb surfing and exciting amusement park. Things are a little quieter over in the more remote Rest Bay, while Trecco Bay Beach, Newton Beach and Sker Beach all have their own unique appeal.  

There’s more stunning scenery on show at Kenfig National Nature Reserve, which is home to the second-largest freshwater lake in South Wales, Kenfig Pool, as well as picturesque sand dunes. From walks along Porthcawl Harbour to afternoons at the town’s local history museum and boat trips out to Tusker Rock, you can also visit a selection of castles that are scattered around the region.


The town has a good selection of schools, with options for younger children including Porthcawl Primary, Nottage County Primary and Newton Primary. At secondary level, Porthcawl Comprehensive can be found along Park Avenue, catering for boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. 

Porthcawl transport links

Porthcawl is only a few miles from junction 37 of the M4, with this motorway access meaning you can drive west to Swansea in less than half an hour. It’s only a touch longer to Cardiff and Newport in the opposite direction, while you don’t need to use the motorway to reach Bridgend, which is only around 10 minutes away. Bridgend has a train station which offers services to Cardiff that take just 20 minutes, although Pyle’s station is closer to Porthcawl and also offers services to Swansea which take around 35 minutes. 

The Porthcawl property scene

You can find some excellent homes in Porthcawl which take advantage of the town’s wonderful setting. That includes our stylish 2 bedroom houses, 3 bedroom houses and 4 bedroom houses a few miles from Porthcawl at Morgan’s Meadow on the western outskirts of Bridgend. More questions? You can find some of the most common queries answered here. Get in touch with one of our Sales Advisers today and find your dream Barratt home.