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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. 

  • Morgan's Meadow

    Morgan's Meadow

    Heol Ty-Maen, Bridgend, CF31 4QF
    • 3 bedroom
    • £259,995 to £260,995
  • Barratt Homes @ Parc Fferm Wen

    Barratt Homes @ Parc Fferm Wen

    Cowbridge Road, St Athan, CF62 4HJ
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £223,500 to £375,500
  • Harbourside @ The Quays

    Harbourside @ The Quays

    Y Rhodfa, Barry, CF63 4DF
    • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £167,995 to £384,995
  • Chapel Fields

    Chapel Fields

    Glebe Road, Loughor, SA4 6SR
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £261,995 to £431,995
  • Hanbury Locks

    Hanbury Locks

    Bevans Lane, Cwmbran, NP44 1BX
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £384,995 to £539,995

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, 3 and 4 bedroom homes a few miles from Porthcawl at Morgan’s Meadow on the western outskirts of Bridgend. Give us a call today to discuss your requirements, and don’t forget to ask about initiatives like the Help to Buy - Wales program when you do.