New Homes in Southam
.Located in the district of Warwickshire, Southam is a market town in the . A smaller and quieter spot, houses in Southam could be perfect if you want a more relaxed atmosphere while still enjoying great access to places such as , and .
Also less than 50 minutes from by car, you’ve got swathes of open green countryside around you. With natural spaces including Draycote Water, Bishops Bowl Lakes and Ufton Fields, don’t miss out on our developments closest to Southam below.
Live the Southam life
Offering great connections at the same time as a semi-rural way of life, Southam is a charming place to live for the whole family. We’re also offering you a great deal on your new home, thanks to incentives like our Part Exchange scheme. With this, we could be your guaranteed buyer if you have a home to sell as part of your move, saving you a lot of time and money.
Things to see and do in Southam
There are a number of open spaces in Southam perfect for a short stroll, either on your own, with your kids or alongside your dog. This includes Park Lane Rec and Merestone Park, while the 240-hectare reservoir Draycote Water is a short drive from town and great for longer walks. Royal Leamington Spa, and all its historic baths and gardens, are also only a short journey away.
In the other direction the Cotswolds open up for many miles, but not before you reach the British Motor Museum, an absolute must for car enthusiasts. From relaxing afternoons at Napton Junction to walks around Ufton Fields and on to Chesterton Windmill, Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park is also just over 10 miles from Southam for a pleasant dose of culture.
Southam Primary School is close to the centre of town and rated as good by Ofsted, while St Mary’s Catholic Primary is in the same bracket. St James CofE requires improvement but is another option in the north of town. Southam College is the local mixed secondary which caters for 11 to 18-year-olds, and it’s outstanding according to Ofsted.
Southam transport links
Southam lies in the midst of, yet not too close to, a number of motorways. It provides excellent access to the M1, M6, M40 and M45, although you don’t need to get on any of these to drive to Coventry in little more than 20 minutes. It’s double that to Birmingham, while Leamington Spa is only 10 minutes away. This is where you’ll find the nearest train station to Southam, with services to Birmingham taking less than half an hour. London, meanwhile, is more like an hour and 20 minutes.
The Southam property scene
House prices in Southam are a comfortably higher than the UK average, although they’re around 10% cheaper than in neighbouring Leamington Spa. The area usually has a decent stock of properties for sale, ranging from 1 bedroom apartments, maisonettes and terraces, to spacious semis and large detached houses with big gardens.
You can also find plenty of new homes in nearby places like Warwick and Canley, as well as in Nuneaton the other side of Coventry from Southam. Wherever you set your sights on, make sure you check if you could benefit from offers like the government’s Help to Buy West Midlands scheme when you purchase your new home.