New Homes in Newport
A proud city on the River Usk that opens out onto the Bristol Channel, Newport makes the most of its location on the south coast of Wales. Only around 20 minutes from capital Cardiff, houses in Newport also give you access to spots like Swansea and Barry, while Bristol is just 30 miles away across the Prince of Wales Bridge.
Whether you want to be in the city centre or Cwmbran to the north of town, this is a great part of South Wales to live in. With coastal scenery one way and stunning mountains the other, scroll down to see our developments closest to Newport.
Live the Newport life
Whether you’re working in the city, exploring the spectacular local scenery or making the most of its great location close to Cardiff, there are so many reasons to buy a home in Newport. Especially when your move could be more affordable than you think, by taking advantage of our offers like Part Exchange, where we could act as a guaranteed buyer for your existing home and save you a small fortune on estate agent fees.
Things to see and do in Newport
Wildlife and nature in Newport
This is a great place to live if you love spending time outdoors, thanks to spots like Cwmcarn Forest, Blaen Bran Community Woodland and Llandegfedd Reservoir. From wetland walks to hikes along the coast and climbs up Twmbarlwm, you can also head north to conquer the more challenging peaks which characterise this part of South Wales.
Leisure activities in Newport
Back in town you can make the most of the leisure activities at the Newport Centre, visit the picturesque Newport Castle and the city’s art, archaeology and local history museum, and go shopping at the indoor Victorian market.
Dog-friendly attractions in Newport
Take the dog to Belle Vue Park and don’t miss Allt-yr-yn Nature Reserve either with its pretty woodland and walking trails either.
Education in Newport
Primary schools in Newport
There are plenty of good choices when it comes to local primary schools for your kids, including St Joseph’s RC Junior & Infants School close to the centre, which has been rated as excellent by Estyn. Clytha Primary School is also centrally located and scores highly with the education board.
Secondary schools in Newport
St Joseph’s continues its good work at secondary level, while Bassaleg School is a good option a couple of miles west of the city centre. The John Frost High School meanwhile is south of the centre and also performs well with Estyn.
Newport transport links
As well as the usual bus, taxis and central train station, which lies along Queensway, the Monmouthshire council also operates a community transport service for vulnerable people and others who live too far away from other services. Cardiff Airport is around 20 miles away, while Bristol Airport is a 45-minute drive away via the M4 motorway which passes to the north of the city.
The Newport property scene
Recognised as having a prosperous property market in recent years, homes in Newport don’t usually last for long when they go up for sale. It’s a good idea to move quickly if you spot somewhere you’re interested in, whether it’s a city centre apartment or a spacious 3 or 4 bedroom home set into beautiful countryside in Llantarnam, a few miles north of town.
It’s also a good idea to check out our latest range of offers to see if you could make a great saving on your new home. Maybe you want to go with our popular Movemaker scheme. Whatever it is, be sure to ask your adviser when you enquire about your next home today.
New Homes Offers & Schemes in Newport
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.
Whatever your unique situation, we support you every step of the way. Get in touch today and become a homeowner with us.