New Homes in Solihull
Found in the West Midlands just outside Birmingham, Solihull is a large town that was historically in Warwickshire, and boasts great links to other important places in the region. Not far from Dudley and with West Bromwich and Wolverhampton on the other side of Birmingham, new homes in Solihull also put you close to Coventry too.
There are plenty of open spaces in and around town, including Brueton Park, Hillfield Park and Elmdon Park, while you’ve also got a shopping mall featuring top high street names. So don’t waste any time, and browse our developments near Solihull below.
Live the Solihull life
It’s all about location, location, location with Solihull, and you can look forward to the best of both worlds with a new home here. When it’s time to buy, you could enjoy even more house for your money thanks to perks such as the government Help to Buy scheme, where you would only need a 5% deposit.
Things to see and do in Solihull
If you head north west out of town, you’ll quickly arrive in one of the UK’s biggest, most vibrant cities – Birmingham – home to a wealth of cultural, leisure and family attractions. Things are very different if you head south east, where you’ll find open countryside and lovely spots like Knowle Park, Dorridge Wood and Lavender Hall Park.
Back in town you can make the most of Malvern Park, Brueton Park and Tudor Grange Park, while Hillfield Park and its picturesque lake are just south of the centre. Explore National Trust properties like Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House, and don’t miss Clowes Wood Nature Reserve, the Earlswood Lakes and Sheldon Country Park. You’ll also have the National Exhibition Centre and National Motorcycle Museum just five miles away.
Finding good schools plays an important part in choosing where you’ll live, and there are plenty of good options in Solihull. In fact, Sharmans Cross Junior School has been ranked as one of the best anywhere in the West Midlands. Oak Cottage Primary School meanwhile, which is close to the southern tip of Olton Reservoir, has been rated as outstanding by Ofsted.
If you’re looking for secondary schools, Tudor Grange Academy Solihull is next door to the Blossomfield Campus of Solihull College and has also been graded as outstanding by the education board. The same goes for mixed secondary Arden School, which is to the south east of town in terms of catchment and has a sixth form attached.
Solihull transport links
Solihull is only around eight miles from the centre of Birmingham as the crow flies, although you can use the M42 and M6 motorways to quickly loop round to the city in just 20 minutes. You’ll pass the nearby Birmingham Airport doing so, which offers an array of international routes. Solihull is also well served by buses and rail connections to its central train station off Blossomfield Road.
The Solihull property scene
Property prices in Solihull are driven by the excellent local schools, while HS2 links are also expected to see continued growth in the housing market. In fact, Solihull’s property market has overtaken Birmingham in recent years as the town’s popularity keeps on rising.
Whether you want to be in the town centre in a modern apartment or within striking distance in a 2, 3 or even 6 bedroom home in Canley, there are plenty of options to choose from. Make sure you check out our latest offers to see if you could benefit from something like our Movemaker or Part Exchange schemes for a stress-free house purchase which could save you a large amount of money too.