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New Homes in the South East

New Homes in the South East

Welcome to the South East

With its vibrant towns, rolling countryside and dramatic coastline, the South East of England is one of the most sought-after places to live in the UK. The region is large, with a population of around 8.5 million, and includes the counties of East Sussex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hampshire as well as Surrey, West Sussex, Kent, Oxfordshire and the Isle of Wight. So whether you’re exploring the seafront in Brighton, the docks in Portsmouth, the shopping centres in Milton Keynes or the historic streets of Oxford, there’s plenty of variety and choice when choosing your home in the South East.

A quick history

The oldest human remains ever discovered in Britain were found in the South East at Boxgrove in 1993, dated at 500,000 years old. The region is also home to the oldest road in the UK, known as The Ridgeway, which runs through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Over the centuries, the South East of England has hosted many historic events, including the Battle of Britain during the Second World War. Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes was also important during the war, where a team of codebreakers including Alan Turing used one of the first computers in the world to crack German codes.

Businesses and industry

Historically the South East has been home to all kinds of industries, including marmalade-making and publishing in Oxford, fishing in Hastings and Brighton, and leather making in Dover. Today the region is home to lots of big businesses, including tech, pharmaceutical and financial companies.

Businesses based in the South East of England include Vodafone in Newbury, Microsoft and Oracle in Reading, the Royal Navy in Portsmouth and Virgin Atlantic in Crawley. Sygenta, Pfizer, Baxter Healthcare, Bayer UK, ExxonMobil UK, BP, Britten Norman and BAE Systems are also located in the region, with other big names include Virgin Media, Proctor and Gamble, Mars, PepsiCo, Unilever, Santander and American Express.

Things to do in the area

The South East is a large region, so there’s always lots to see and do no matter where your new home is located. In the cities and towns, you might choose to visit the Bodleian Library in Oxford, go to Basildon Park near Reading, or enjoy some seaside fun on the pier in Brighton. If you have children, they’ll love the Snozone in Milton Keynes, Legoland theme park in Windsor, and the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford.

Other days out include a visit to the Battle of Hastings battlefield and visitor centre, watching the Henley Royal Regatta, or going to Royal Ascot. If you love exploring the great outdoors, the South East is home to the New Forest and South Downs, along with some scenic coastal walks.

Travel and commuting

Located so close to London, the South East has very good transport links by road, rail and air. Travelling by car, the M1, M4 and M25 all provide fast routes to towns and cities across the city. Other fast roads include the M40 which goes through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, the M2 and M20 which go through Kent, the M3 which goes through Hampshire and the M23 which serves West Sussex.

As for public transport, there are regular train services to London and beyond from stations throughout the South East, so commuting is straightforward from most places in the South East. For example, a train from Brighton to London takes around 55 minutes, while the journey from Oxford to the capital takes 1 hour by rail. For international travel, Gatwick is the biggest airport in the region, while Heathrow Airport is also within driving distance. 

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Brooklands

Fen Street off Newport Road, Milton Keynes, MK10 7ES
  • £ £219,995 To £249,995
  • 2 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 1.2 miles from your search location
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Fairfields

Caledonia Road, Off Kiln Farm, MILTON KEYNES, MK11 4AD
  • £ £171,896 To £389,995
  • 1, 2 & 3 bedroom homes
  • 5.1 miles from your search location

Marston Fields

Beancroft Road, Marston Moretaine, BEDFORD, MK43 0PZ

Marston Fields is the newest development of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes coming soon to the village of Marston Moretaine. Benefitting from excellent transport links, you could reach the M1 in just 10 minutes or travel by rail from a number of nearby stations. Surround yourself with wonderful countryside views and let your family join this welcoming village community. Register your interest today.

  • 7.1 miles from your search location

Lidlington Court

The Lane, Lidlington, BEDFORD, MK43 0UP

Lidlington Court is a new development coming soon to the East of Milton Keynes in the village of Lidlington. With easy rail access to London, it is a perfect place to live for commuting. This development will have a number of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes built to the highest standard that David Wilson prides itself on. Only 19 homes are available to buy on this development so register your interest.

  • 7.2 miles from your search location

Great Denham Park

King Alfred Way, Great Denham, BEDFORD, MK40 4SD
  • £ £199,995 To £649,995
  • 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 10.3 miles from your search location

Ripley View at Great Denham

King Alfred Way, Great Denham, BEDFORD, MK40 4SD
  • £ £249,995 To £399,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 10.3 miles from your search location

Bedford Meadows

Wilkinson Road, Kempston, BEDFORD, MK42 7FR

Due to the overwhelming success of Bedford Meadows in Kempston, all homes have now been sold. However, why not discover a range of quality 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes at nearby Great Denham Park and Ripley View in Great Denham. Be sure to register your interest today to find out more.

  • 11.5 miles from your search location

The Wickets

Main Road, Earls Barton, NORTHAMPTON, NN6 0HJ
  • £ £406,995 To £544,995
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 14.8 miles from your search location

The Avenue

The Avenue, Overstone, Northampton, NORTHAMPTON, NN3 7TL

The Avenue is coming soon to the outskirts of Overstone, adjacent to the popular village of Moulton. This new community will feature 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes divided by a beautiful tree lined street that sits in between. Your new home will be conveniently located four miles from Northampton, just off the A43 road to Kettering and situated between the two villages of Moulton and Overstone.

  • 16.2 miles from your search location

David Wilson Homes @Kingsbrook

Broughton Crossing, Broughton, AYLESBURY, HP22 5AR

Kingsbrook is a pioneering new community of 3, 4 & 5 bedroom houses in Aylesbury. Set within open spaces and meadowland, this new development will have something for everyone with large parks, play areas, community allotments to new educational facilities. At Kingsbrook, we are working in close consultation with the RSPB to create a beautiful environment where nature can also have a home. The current phase of homes is sold out, register your details to find out about the next release. <a href="http://www.kingsbrook-aylesbury.co.uk/" target="_blank"><strong>To find out more about the Kingsbrook development click here&nbsp;</strong></a>

  • 16.6 miles from your search location
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