New homes in Derbyshire
Bordering , and , in addition to , , and , Derbyshire is an county with endless miles of beautiful natural scenery. As the home to much of the stunning Peak District, developments in Derbyshire are an exciting prospect.
From hikes up Mam Tor and tallest peak Kinder Scout, down to the sweeping valley of Dovedale and circuits around Ladybower Reservoir, other local attractions include the Monsal Trail and Chatsworth House. The perfect place for outdoor families, scroll down now to see our new homes in Derbyshire.
Living in Derbyshire
If the thought of being surrounded by some of the most spectacular environments the UK has to offer gets your juices flowing, buying a new home in Derbyshire could be your perfect move. And your move could go even smoother than you ever imagined possible thanks to our Part Exchange scheme. With this, we could be your guaranteed buyer if you have a home to sell, meaning you won’t have to pay any estate agent fees or worry about your house not selling.
Things to see and do in Derbyshire
The Peak District makes up a large part of Derbyshire’s area and is one of the most special natural places you could hope to visit anywhere in the UK. Landscapes range from lofty peaks to quiet valleys, and with reservoirs, cave systems, waterfalls and other beauty spots in frequent supply, it’s an incredible spot to go walking, cycling and running.
Cultural attractions across the county include Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and the historic Chatsworth House, while Elvaston Castle, Hardwick Hall and Haddon Hall are all worth a visit. Likewise the two-million-year-old natural limestone cave, Poole’s Cavern, while your children with think the same about the fun-filled Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park.
When the time comes for your kids to study at school, there are some excellent ones for you to choose between. One of the best primaries in Derbyshire is Mickleover Primary School on the edge of Derby, while the neighbouring Griffe Field Primary is rated as outstanding by Ofsted. The same goes for William Gilbert Primary in Duffield and Allestree’s Lawn Primary.
Children in Derby can progress to Landau Forte College, which is ranked as one of the best secondaries in the county. Outstanding according to Ofsted, the education board also gives top marks to Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School, St Mary’s Catholic High School in Chesterfield and Ecclesbourne School in Duffield.
Transport links in Derbyshire
As a largely rural county, transport links in Derbyshire are more frequent in built-up areas such as Derby and Chesterfield. Indeed, the M1 runs between these two places in the east, the only motorway which passes through the county. There are plenty of A roads and smaller arteries for getting around quieter parts of the region, while there are also bus and train routes which even pass through the Peak District.
The Derbyshire property market
House prices in Derbyshire are lower than the average across England and Wales, although the county has seen a steeper rise in prices than the national average in recent years. Spots like Mickleover on the outskirts of Derby have benefitted from superb newly build homes, and you can find skilfully-designed 3 and 4 bedroom homes in this area, which has instant access to open countryside.
Whether this sounds perfect to you or you’re also looking at neighbouring Littleover where you can find 4 and 5 bed houses along Alton Way, Ashbourne is another place to live with a great selection of properties. You can give us a call today to discuss your plans, and we could even help you figure out if you could make the most of offers such as the Government’s Help to Buy scheme.
Help to Buy Derbyshire
In Derbyshire you can take advantage of Help to Buy East Midlands if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy East Midlands page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.