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New Homes in Rugeley

New Homes in Rugeley

Welcome to Rugeley

Whether you’re exploring the countryside, shopping in the town centre or taking the kids for a day of family fun, there’s something for everyone close to the town of Rugeley. Located in Staffordshire just a short commute from Stafford and Birmingham, a new home in Rugeley could tick all the right boxes for your next house move.

A quick history

Rugeley is first mentioned in the Domesday book, but the town’s name originates from Old English. During the medieval era Rugeley was known for iron and glass manufacturing, and later at the time of the Industrial Revolution, the town boomed thanks to new transportation routes from the Trent and Mersey Canal. By the 1950s Rugeley was a major coal mining and market town.

Business and industry

If you’re moving to Rugeley for work, major employers in the local area include JCB and bet365 in Staffordshire, 2 Sisters Food and Farmfoods in Birmingham, and Healthcare at Home in Burton upon Trent. Other employers nearby include the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, Staffordshire County Council, the University of Staffordshire and the University of Birmingham.

Things to do in the area

Rugeley has a bustling town centre with regular markets and a number of high street and independent shops at the Brewery Street Arcade. The town is on the edge of Cannock Chase, where you can enjoy walks in the great outdoors.

If you’re moving to Rugeley with a young family, there’s lots to keep the little ones entertained nearby, including Chasewater Railway, Birches Valley Forest Centre, and Amerton Farm and Craft Centre. Older children will enjoy getting active at Wakelake, while the grown ups can practice their golf swing at Lakeside golf Club.

Other places of interest nearby include the Bullring shopping mall in Birmingham, Drayton Manor Theme Park, the Rugeley Rose Theatre and the Lichfield Garrick Theatre.

Travel and commuting

Whether you’re visiting family or travelling for work, it’s good to know that Rugeley is well-connected by road and rail. The journey to Lichfield takes just 10 minutes by train or 15 minutes by car, while the journey to Stafford takes 10 minutes by train or 25 minutes by car. From Rugeley, you can get to Birmingham in 45 minutes by car or 55 minutes by train. For trips to London, the train to Euston from Rugeley takes around one hour 40 minutes.

When it’s time to jet off on holiday, the drive to Birmingham Airport only takes 40 minutes, so your trip will get off to a quick and easy start. 

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St Mary's Gate

Tixall Road, Stafford, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST18 0WB
  • £ £180,000 To £350,000
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 7.8 miles from your search location
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Doveridge Park

Derby Road, Doveridge, ASHBOURNE, DE6 5LW

Doveridge Park features a range of traditionally styled 1-5 bedroom homes that are located around an expanse of green open space, mature woodland and rolling farmland. There's rural walks past thatched roofed houses and farms, whilst a village primary school is the perfect place to school your little ones. For commuters, the A50 is just a few minutes’ drive connecting you to the surrounding areas.

  • 10.1 miles from your search location

Shepherd's Rest

Forest Road, Burton-On-Trent, STAFFORDSHIRE, DE13 9TP
  • £ £309,995 To £439,995
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 10.2 miles from your search location

The Paddocks

Newton Road, Newton Solney, BURTON-ON-TRENT, DE15 0TR
  • £ £242,995 To £464,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 12.8 miles from your search location

The Village at Wedgwood Park

Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, STOKE-ON-TRENT, ST12 9ER
  • £ £280,000 To £410,000
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 16.7 miles from your search location

Four Acres

Etwall Road, Mickleover, DERBY, DE3 0BY
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 17.3 miles from your search location

Nursery Fields

Atherstone Road, Measham, SWADLINCOTE, DE12 7EJ
  • £ £224,995 To £334,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 17.4 miles from your search location


Rykneld Road, Littleover, DERBY, DE23 4AN

Located in the sought-after village of Littleover, Highfields is a semi-rural development of luxury 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes ideal for growing families. Highfields is perfectly located just a short drive from Derby city centre with its abundance of shops, restaurants and bars. Whilst nearby Markeaton Park makes for a great family day out in the summer sunshine.

  • 17.6 miles from your search location

Ramblers' Gate

Old Derby Road, Ashbourne, DERBYSHIRE, DE6 1BN
  • £ From £185,995
  • 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 18.2 miles from your search location

Hastings Park

Dunbar Way, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE65 1AQ
  • £ £272,995 To £549,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 18.8 miles from your search location
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