New Homes in Shrewsbury
With the River Severn snaking its way through this pretty town, Shrewsbury is the county town of . Not far from the English border with , houses in Shrewsbury are just over 20 minutes in the car from , while and are both under an hour’s drive away.
From visits to, the town’s castle, cathedral and abbey, to walks up Haughmond Hill, through Mousefield Nature Reserve and in Rea Brook Valley, don’t miss out on our developments closest to Shrewsbury below.
Live the Shrewsbury life
With the River Severn snaking its way through the area, plenty of local attractions and a great location within the Shropshire countryside, buying a new home in Shrewsbury could turn out to be one of the best decisions you ever make. Even more so if you secure one of our great offers, with perks such as the Help to Buy scheme ensuring your money can go even further.
Things to see and do in Shrewsbury
The town centre is full of historical and cultural draws, including Shrewsbury Castle, Shrewsbury Cathedral and Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery. Go for a stroll through the riverside Quarry, a lovely park spread out over 29 acres, admire the flowers and plants at the Dingle and see the Quantum Leap sculpture - created in honour of the town’s most famous son, Charles Darwin - on your way to the Mythstories Museum.
There’s plenty to see away from the centre of town too, including the National Trust’s Attingham Park, Haughmond Abbey and the Roman city of Wroxeter. Visit Shrewsbury Abbey, enjoy the views after a walk through Corbet Wood and relax by Bomere Pool on a sunny day, where you can try your hand at a range of water sports.
Shrewsbury plays host to a number of excellent schools, including the mixed secondary, Belvidere School. Just east of the town centre, it’s rated as outstanding by Ofsted, while the same applies to the Priory School in the south west of town.
If your kids are primary age, then you could find yourself in the catchment area for the outstanding Oxon CofE if you live to the west of the centre. Woodfield Infant School, which is closer to the heart of town, is rated just as highly by Ofsted.
Shrewsbury transport links
The town offers dozens of local bus serves, while the train station can be used to get to places like Birmingham and Chester in around an hour. If you have a car then Shrewsbury lies at the meeting point of the A5 and the A49, while the M54 starts just to the east of town as it makes its way through the West Midlands towards Birmingham.
The Shrewsbury property scene
Whether you want to live in the town centre or you’re thinking of snapping up a contemporary 2 or 3 bedroom semi detached house in the Lawley area of nearby Telford, don’t forget to ask about offers such as our Movemaker scheme, where we’ll sort the sale of your current home for you by covering any estate agent fees. Or ask about our Part Exchange scheme, where we can help to sell your current home with the minimum of fuss and expense.
Help to Buy Shrewsbury
In Shrewsbury you can take advantage of Help to Buy West Midlands if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy West Midlands page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.