New Homes in Staffordshire
Sitting in the region, Staffordshire shares a border with , , and , as well as and . From major cities like Stoke to county town Stafford and countless rural villages such as Cheslyn Hay and Perton, houses in Staffordshire are suitable for all manner of tastes and budgets.
With part of the Peak District in the county, you’ve also got natural attractions like Tittesworth Reservoir and Rudyard Lake, as well as Trentham Monkey Forest and Alton Towers. Explore Shugborough Estate and Kinver Edge, and pick out your new home from our developments in Staffordshire below.
Live the Staffordshire life
Predominantly rural but with several urban hotpots, Staffordshire is a town that can cater to many different lifestyles. Whatever pace of life you’re after, make sure you snap up one of our latest offers when you buy your new home in the area, such as our proposal to act as your guaranteed buyer through Part Exchange.
Things to see and do in Staffordshire
With something for all ages, the sprawling Alton Towers theme park is a real gem with its white-knuckle rollercoasters and array of child-friendly attractions. There’s also Drayton Manor Theme Park and Trentham Monkey Forest, home to more than 100 free-roaming Barbary macaques which live as they would in the wild.
From castles, cathedrals and museums including the National Brewery Centre, to natural highlights such as Cannock Chase Forest, Chasewater Country Park, the Dimmingsdale Valley and Branston Water Park, you’ll also have great access to the spectacular Peak District if you live in northern Staffordshire.
Sending your little ones to school is likely to be a key concern, and thankfully there are plenty of excellent schools in Staffordshire. Parkside Primary School and St Mary’s Catholic Primary School are both good options for younger children if you live in Stafford, according to Ofsted, while Burton’s Thomas Russell Junior School is outstanding and Thursfield Primary School in Stoke is also recommended.
Kids in Stoke can move on to the outstanding Painsley Catholic College when they reach secondary age, while John Taylor High School in Burton is rated just as highly. Stafford’s Wolgarston High School and Lichfield’s King Edward VI School have both received good reports from Ofsted.
Staffordshire transport links
The M6 is the only motorway which runs through Staffordshire, but it’s an important one as it heads south towards and north past all the way to Carlisle. Public transport options include local bus and train networks, while Staffordshire County Council encourages sustainable and environmentally friendly travel through things like car sharing and cycle routes.
The Staffordshire property scene
Staffordshire has a steady property market which has in recent years slightly outperformed the average increase in property prices across England and Wales. That’s thanks in part to excellent new homes you can find in places such as Hanley, where you can pick up affordable 2 bedroom apartments and large, attractive 4 bed detached homes close to the centre of .
Whether that sounds perfect for you, or you’d rather look at a 3 bed semi in Burntwood or a spacious 5 bed detached on the edge of Cannock Chase in Hednesford, don’t forget to see if you could benefit from a scheme like our Movemaker offer, where we cover any agent’s fees for you.
Help to Buy Staffordshire
In Staffordshire 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.