Beautiful and rural Wiltshire is an excellent place to buy a new build home. There are plenty of new estates and developments to choose from, all with excellent amenities and transport links. If you’re looking for a spacious family home in a quiet and picturesque location, Wiltshire is the perfect place to buy. Curious? Find out what Wiltshire has in store for you.
New homes in Wiltshire: Top 10 developmentsThere are many reasons that people are attracted to live in Wiltshire, but we’ll focus on the top 10 developments that are attracting new homeowners to the area:
In at number one, Somerbrook is a collection of distinctive village-style homes traditional in feel yet modern in design, with an abundance of light and flexible space that’s ideal for modern living. Residents describe the setting as ‘quiet, rural and peaceful’ with a ‘great community spirit’. The allotment gardens are also a ‘brilliant way of settling in’ too.
Read reviews and details of Somerbrook, SN15
Coming in at number two is another Tadpole Garden Village developer – Aster. Again, our reviewers appreciated the overall feel of the area and the open green spaces, as well as the growing range of amenities on or near the estate. Easy access to the M4, M5, and rail links to London Paddington also make this North Swindon estate handy for commuters.
Read reviews and details of Aster Group at Tadpole Garden Village, SN25
Pickwick Court is a new development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes with quality specification throughout. On the outskirts of Corsham, the development is close to both the City of Bath and the market town of Chippenham. Read reviews and details of Pickwick Court, SN13
Taking fourth place, Park Place features 170 homes set in the countryside yet close to all of the facilities of the historic market town of Corsham. Residents like living in a quiet estate on a bus route to Bath and Chippenham. They also like the spacious house and garden design and has two parking spots. One resident said that the ‘property management is just a phone call away and will help with any problems.
Read reviews and details of Park Place, SN13
The village of Great Somerford is located in Wiltshire, England. It’s situated just off the M4 motorway and is perfect for commuters looking for an easy route into Bristol, Bath or London. The village has a population of just over 1,000 residents and features a mix of older properties and newer developments.
The Birds Marsh View development is one such development. It’s a collection of contemporary houses that have been designed to meet the needs of modern families. The homes are spacious and come with private gardens, garages and parking spaces. What’s more, the development is located in a beautiful area, surrounded by fields and nature reserves.
Read reviews and details of Birds Marsh View, SN15
Badbury Park by Redrow sits on the edge of Coate Water Country Park. Residents benefit from being within easy reach of both the M4 and Swindon. In addition the development has a selection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes on offer. As well as a good location all homes have contemporary design features and […] Read reviews and details of Redrow at Badbury Park, SN3
Tadpole Garden Village is once again popular with our residents, who have reviewed the properties built by David Wilson Homes into 10th place.
A new community in North Swindon, it will feature shops, schools, a village pub, sports facilities and children’s play areas, some of which have already been completed. The development is also ideally placed for transport links, including the M5, M4 and regular rail links to London Paddington.
Read reviews and details of David Wilson at Tadpole Garden Village, SN25
Transport in WiltshireWiltshire is well connected by road, rail and air. There are major roads including the M4, A303 and A36 which run through the county.
There are also several railway lines connecting Wiltshire to other parts of the country. The main railway stations in Wiltshire are Swindon, Salisbury and Bath Spa.
There is also an international airport in Wiltshire, which is located in the town of Amesbury.
Wiltshire property pricesAt the time of writing (December 2022) the average price for a home in Wiltshire is £328,000. This is slightly higher than the average price for England of £316,000 (April 2022).
However, Wiltshire is still great value for money when you consider all that it has to offer. The county is slightly cheaper on average than neighbouring Somerset (£306,000), and significantly cheaper than Hampshire (£403,000), which it borders to the east.
There are plenty of beautiful rural villages and towns in Wiltshire, as well as a number of larger cities. Salisbury, Swindon and Bath are all popular places to live in Wiltshire.
Where is Wiltshire?
Wiltshire is a county in the southwest of England. The River Avon flows through the county, and the towns of Salisbury and Swindon are located there. The county is known for its ancient stone circles, such as Stonehenge, and for its chalk downlands. Agriculture is an important industry in Wiltshire, and the Salisbury plain is a major centre of British horse racing.
Why live in Wiltshire?
There are many reasons why Wiltshire is a great place to live. Firstly, it has a rich history and culture that you can explore.
There are also lots of beautiful villages and towns to live in, as well as plenty of countryside to enjoy. Wiltshire is also a great place to raise a family, with plenty of school and leisure options.
The North Wessex AONB is also on your doorstep, providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor pursuits. The county town of Salisbury is also a great place to live, with plenty of shops and restaurants. Local neolithic sites Stonehenge and Avebury are also must-sees.
Finally, it’s a great place to do business, with excellent transport links and a thriving economy.
Finally, the cost of living in Wiltshire is relatively low compared to other parts of the country. If you’re looking for a great place to live, Wiltshire is definitely worth considering!
So, do any of the new build homes in Wiltshire appeal to you? Learn more about each development by clicking through to our dedicated area guide.
Wiltshire is one of the larger counties in England and has many beautiful towns and stretches of pristine countryside to explore. Whether you’re looking for a rural retreat or metropolitan excitement, Wiltshire will have something for you. We’ll take a look at some of Read more about Wiltshire
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