New homes in Hunsbury Meadows

Whether you’re shopping in the city, exploring the local countryside or playing golf on a weekend, there’s no shortage of things to do in the Northampton parish of Hunsbury Meadows. If you want to live within easy reach of Northampton city centre and Milton Keynes without being ‘in the thick of it’, a new home in Hunsbury Meadows could be the right choice for you and your family. 

A quick history

Archaeological digs around Hunsbury Meadows have found evidence of settlements dating back to the Bronze Age, but it was during the Middle Ages that the local area began to grow, especially thanks to the importance of Northampton Castle. Several battles have been fought in the region over the centuries, including; the Battle of Northampton, as well as clashes between the Parliamentarians and Royalists during the English Civil War. 

The Great Fire of Northampton destroyed many buildings in the 17th century, but after rebuilding, Northampton began to thrive again, especially after the Grand Union Canal and railways connected the city with the rest of the country. Northampton became a designated ‘new town’ in the 1960’s, and officially became a city at the turn of the Millennium.

Business and industry

There are a number of big businesses in and near to Hunsbury Meadows including EBC Brakes World Headquarters, Royal Mail South Midlands Mail Centre, Carlsberg Warehouse and Daisy Group. In Northampton, employers include Barclaycard, Panasonic and Avon, while nearby Milton Keynes is home to Red Bull Racing, A.G. Barr and Network Rail.

Things to do in the area

Hunsbury Meadows is close to many green spaces, perfect for weekend family walks or early-morning runs with the dog. Hunsbury Hill Country Park and Upton Country Park are both nearby, along with Wootton Hall Park and Penn Valley Park.

If you want to practice your swing, Delapre Public Golf Course and Collingtree Park Golf Club are close to Hunsbury Meadows, ideal for a relaxing round of golf on a weekend. For shopping trips, Northampton city centre is home to the Weston Favell Centre, the Grosvenor Centre and Peacock Place, with lots of high street independent and designer shops.

Other placess of interest near to Hunsbury Meadows include Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Delapre Abbey and the Royal & Derngate Theatre.

Travel and commuting

Located close to the M1 and only a short drive from Northampton train station, Hunsbury Meadows is well connected by both road and rail. The suburb is a 10-minute drive away from the centre of Northampton, while Milton Keynes can be reached in 25-minutes via the M1.

For journeys into Birmingham, the drive takes one hour via the M1 and M6, while the train journey from Northampton to Birmingham New Street takes just over one hour. The quickest way to get to London is by train, with a travel time of 50-minutes from Northampton and 30-minutes from Milton Keynes.

When you’re going on holiday, London Luton Airport is just 45-minutes away, while Birmingham Airport can be reached in under an hour by car. 

DWH at Overstone Gate
DWH at Overstone Gate
Stratford Drive, Overstone, Northamptonshire, NN6 0RS
  • £328,995 to £754,995
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Visit this established & fast-selling edge of Northampton development, with 10 different house types to explore.  Between the villages of Moulton and Overstone you'll discover nearby amenities, within the new Northampton School catchment and instant access to the A43 with fantastic travel both road & rail. We're open 7 days a week, visit us to find out more.
The Watlings at Towcester
Coming soon
The Watlings at Towcester
Stourhead Drive, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6PX
  • Coming soon
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Surrounded by countryside on the outskirts of the popular market town of Towcester, discover our new and superbly located development, The Watlings. Watch our development tour for your first look at your new home.   We're combining traditional styles fitting of the local area and contemporary features so you can enjoy a uniquely designed home, with 14 different styles of homes to choose from - all with energy saving features.    Register your interest and be one of the first to hear about anticipated Summer launch. 
DWH at Wendel View
DWH at Wendel View
Park Farm Way, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 3AQ
  • £282,995 to £553,495
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Wendel View, is on the cusp of Wilby just outside of Wellingborough. Wrapped in parkland and adjacent to rolling countryside. This development offers excellent value for money with easy commuter links to Luton & London. Discover our newest homes being built by our award-winning Site Manager. Visit Estera and Michelle to find out more. View our new virtual flythrough.
Glenvale Park
Coming soon
Glenvale Park
Niort Way, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 6BB
  • Coming soon
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Glenvale Park is ideally located for families and commuters, discover this brand-new community amid 200 acres of green space that offers excellent road & rail links, and is just outside Wellingborough town. As well as local amenities right on your doorstep, designed with your needs in mind. All of our impressive homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which set the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions, find out more. 
Fairfields
Fairfields
Vespasian Road, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK11 4AG
  • £245,000 to £310,000
  • 2 bedroom
  • David Wilson Homes has RETURNED to Fairfields with a final selection of executive apartments and 2-bedroom homes. Just a stone's throw from Stony Stratford, Fairfields is a vibrant Milton Keynes community with great travel links, schools & green open spaces. Our latest phases promises something for everyone with a selection of apartments and houses. Make your enquiry today to discover why Fairfields is one of Milton Keynes most popular developments. Contact our Sales Advisers on 07884 796626; visits are scheduled by appointment only.
The Moorings
The Moorings
Crick Road, Houlton, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 1BL
  • All homes at The Moorings have now sold. Click here to get updates in case any homes come back on the market. We have a range of homes available at our sought after development,  Ashlawn Gardens, CV22 5PP.
Brooklands Park
Brooklands Park
Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7EL
  • £445,000 to £632,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Don't miss out on your final opportunity to secure your dream home at Brooklands Park, with only 6 of our impressive 4 & 5 bedroom homes remaining.  Talk to us about how Part Exchange can help you to secure your home before they are gone. Contact Joe on 07884793640 or visit us today.
Bertone Gardens at Hanwood Park
Bertone Gardens at Hanwood Park
Blisworth Road, Barton Seagrave, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 4AD
  • £271,995 to £459,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Saving the best until last, the final Parkside phase at Hanwood Park, you will find homes overlooking open green space on the superior rural edge of the development. Hanwood Park is a new community, which will offer parks, shops, schools, cycle ways & sport facilities. Benefit from open space and countryside walks. We're open Thursday to Monday, pop in or book your appointment here.
Ashlawn Gardens
Ashlawn Gardens
Spectrum Avenue, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5QE
  • £324,995 to £713,995
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Set on the outskirts of Dunchurch, this sought-after community offers the best of both worlds. Surrounded by countryside with tree-lined footpaths, Ashlawn Gardens also has great road links to Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester, and just an hour’s commute to London via train.
David Wilson Eagles' Rest
David Wilson Eagles' Rest
Burney Drive, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 7AL
  • £399,995 to £809,995
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • We are now on our final Parkside phase at Eagles’ Rest, south east of Milton Keynes. This established & diverse community benefit from schools for all ages, play areas, three beautiful lakeside walks and a Sainsburys Convenience Store all within walking distance and quick access to the M1. Visit or call Renja or Matt today on 01908 584213 to find out more.
Mallard Meadows at Winslow
Mallard Meadows at Winslow
Great Horwood Road, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3LY
  • £434,995 to £819,995
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Set on the edge of the charming market town of Winslow, is the prestigious Mallard Meadows.   A perfect balance of countryside with easy connectivity to Oxford, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Bicester Village, and everyday amenities on hand. Plus benefit from easy rail access with the coming soon Oxford to Cambridge trainline. Click here to watch our virtual tour now. 
Woburn Downs
Woburn Downs
Kitchener Drive, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK17 9GF
  • £459,995 to £579,995
  • 4 bedroom
  • Discover a tranquil community located within the city of Milton Keynes at Woburn Downs. The final phase of this coveted development is now available. Don't miss the opportunity to secure your dream home in 17.7 acres - that is 13 football pitches - of green open space. Enjoy leisure activities, amenities, and convenient transport links. Get in touch with Sandra & Alice on 01908 034593 or visit us today.
DWH at Great Denham Park
Coming soon
DWH at Great Denham Park
Mercia Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 4GR
  • Coming soon
  • Located at the heart of the Great Denham, we are pleased to return to our successful Great Denham Park development with a new phase of homes. As a resident of Great Denham Park, you'll be part of a thriving community with fantastic amenities and schools on your doorstep whilst benefitting from great commutability to Bedford, Milton Keynes and London. Register your interest and be one of the first to; see our development plan, hear about our Show Home launch and release of the first homes.
David Wilson Marston Fields
David Wilson Marston Fields
Torry Orchard, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, MK43 2AD
  • Thank you for your interest in Marston Fields, we're now sold out. Please take a look at our nearest development Eagles' Rest.
The Pavilions
The Pavilions
White Post Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4BN
  • £335,000 to £690,000
  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Discover the David Wilson Difference at The Pavilions, just 1.8 miles from Banbury's vibrant town centre. Surrounded by green space and on the edge of the Cotswolds, our location can't be beaten and perfect for dog walkers. Stroll less than 5 minutes into Bodicote village where you'll find quaint shops and cosy pubs. A bus runs from White Post Road to Banbury in 20 minutes. Jump on a train and reach Oxford in 18 minutes or London Marylebone in just over an hour. Find us on what3words. Some homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Find out more.
Willow Grove
Willow Grove
Southern Cross, Wixams, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 6AW
  • £287,000 to £738,000
  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Willow Grove, a 'Great Places' Award winner, is an established community with 35+ acres of wildflower meadows & fantastic amenities, including schools & shops. Conveniently located near Bedford town centre, residents benefit from commuter routes to Luton, Milton Keynes & London & just a 38-minute train ride into London Euston. Visit us today or call Giorgia and Tom on 01234 740506
Heritage Grange @ Upper Lighthorne
Heritage Grange @ Upper Lighthorne
Banbury Road, Upper Lighthorne, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV33 8AH
  • £265,000 to £500,000
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Discover David Wilson quality at Heritage Grange, an aspirational new community near Leamington and Warwick. Sitting in 14.3 acres of green space, you'll love country walks and our play area. We're 2 miles from the M40, an easy commute to Birmingham and Oxford, or take a train direct to London Marylebone.   Some homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more.
David Wilson Homes at Priors Hall Park
David Wilson Homes at Priors Hall Park
Burdock Street, Priors Hall Park, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 5BU
  • £325,000 to £465,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Overlooking endless woodland and green open space Priors Hall Park, Corby is ideally located on the outskirts of Weldon Village.  Featuring a collection of thoughtfully designed 3 and 4-bedroom homes just a stone's throw from Corby. This thriving community is already home to schools, play areas, a café, a district centre with a supermarket and range of services. Plus, an impressive amphitheatre and extensive outdoor space excellent for community events. Contact Olivia on 07717 806648 or visit us today; use What3Words: autumn.selection.fewer
DWH @ Clipstone Park
DWH @ Clipstone Park
Davy Way, Off Briggington Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3RR
  • From £610,995
  • 4 bedroom
  • Clipstone Park is a popular development with a current phase of beautifully designed 3 and 4 bedroom new homes, in the historic market town of Leighton Buzzard. You'll benefit from the best of town and country living - your new home will be surrounded by green open spaces whilst still being well connected with a range of amenities on your doorstep. Reach Leighton Buzzard town centre within 5 minutes by car and London within just 30 minutes by train. With new schools, sports pitches, community centres, and new parks coming soon, this is a great destination to set down roots. Some homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standard for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more.
Hemins Place at Kingsmere
Hemins Place at Kingsmere
Heaton Road (off Vendee Drive), Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 1FW
  • Discover Kingsmere - a thriving new community in Bicester which includes new schools, sports facilities and a village centre. A short walk away you'll find designer shopping at Bicester Village. Jump on a train to Oxford in 15 minutes or London in 50 minutes. With the M40 close by and the Cotswolds just 10 miles away, enjoy the best of town and country living.  Some homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which sets the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more.
Wigston Meadows
Wigston Meadows
Newton Lane, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 3UR
  • From £359,995
  • 3 bedroom
  • The final home at Wigston Meadows is set amongst green open space in a sought-after cul-de-sac location. As a resident, you'll border open countryside, while being a short walk to the town centre, where there are high street retailers and supermarkets.
DWH Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
DWH Orchard Green @ Kingsbrook
Armstrongs Fields, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 7BX
  • £475,000 to £620,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • An exclusive village at the award-winning Kingsbrook development in Aylesbury with a new release of 3 & 4 bedroom homes.   Spend time in your beautifully designed home, surrounded by green open space. Many homes at Orchard Green overlook open parklands, ponds, and allotments.   Reach Aylesbury's bustling town centre in under 10 minutes by car. Find all the amenities, shopping, and culture you could need here, and get to London in under an hour via train at peak time.   Take a look and see why this exciting and thriving new community is the perfect place to call home, here.
DWH Canal Quarter @ Kingsbrook
DWH Canal Quarter @ Kingsbrook
Burcott Lane, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5AR
  • £475,000 to £615,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Take a look and see why this exciting and thriving new community is the perfect place to call home, here. A new and exclusive phase within the multi-award winning Kingsbrook development in Aylesbury, with homes surrounded by green open space and many over looking the pond.  Canal Quarter is the heart of this popular community with a range of new amenities, which include shops, allotments, sports facilities & schools. Homes are set amongst acres of green open space, with some overlooking the 'Railway Park', close to the orchard, and are also just a short walk from every day facilities. The travel hub is close by and has a regular bus connection to Aylesbury train station, ideal for those commuting to London.
New Lubbesthorpe
New Lubbesthorpe
Tweed Street, Lubbesthorpe, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 4BH
  • £279,995 to £449,995
  • 2 and 3 bedroom
  • Discover your new home nestled in the countryside at this blossoming community, whilst being just a short walk away from local amenities. With a Primary School within walking distance, Fosse Park a short drive away and excellent road and rail links, you will have everything you need close by. Benefit from semi-rural living and enjoy the best of both worlds, by living here at New Lubbesthorpe.
Callendar Farm
Callendar Farm
Baler Drive, Off Watling Street, Off The Long Shoot, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 7AR
  • £341,495 to £544,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Set on the outskirts of Nuneaton, Callendar Farm offers great transport links with the A5 close by, plenty of amenities and a choice of excellent schools within walking distance, including Milby Primary School. Nuneaton and Hinckley are both a short drive and have many supermarkets, eateries and high street retailers. For a great day out, Birmingham can be reached via train within 30 minutes.
Wintringham
Wintringham
Nuffield Road, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 0AW
  • £504,500 to £525,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Wintringham, set in the market town of St. Neots is a popular community just 30 minutes away from the City of Cambridge with a collection of detached 4-bedroom homes with garages. Benefit from nearby amenities, including: eight schools, restaurants, and shops. Living here, you'll enjoy countryside living with excellent transport links, a place your family will enjoy. Contact our Sales Advisor Amelia on 01480 271050 or visit us today.
Thorpebury in the Limes
Thorpebury in the Limes
Barkbythorpe Road, Thorpebury, Near Barkby Thorpe, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 3QP
  • £318,995 to £534,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • This new community offers the best of both worlds, with amenities nearby in Thurmaston and Hamilton, two farm shops on your doorstep and great road links. Plus, you’ll be able to reach Leicester within a 20 minute drive.Alongside plenty of greenspace, this new community will feature a sports pavilion too.

Living in Hunsbury Meadows


Whether you’re shopping in the city, exploring the local countryside or playing golf on a weekend, there’s no shortage of things to do in the Northampton parish of Hunsbury Meadows. If you want to live within easy reach of Northampton city centre and Milton Keynes without being ‘in the thick of it’, a new home in Hunsbury Meadows could be the right choice for you and your family. 

A quick history


Archaeological digs around Hunsbury Meadows have found evidence of settlements dating back to the Bronze Age, but it was during the Middle Ages that the local area began to grow, especially thanks to the importance of Northampton Castle. Several battles have been fought in the region over the centuries, including; the Battle of Northampton, as well as clashes between the Parliamentarians and Royalists during the English Civil War. 

The Great Fire of Northampton destroyed many buildings in the 17th century, but after rebuilding, Northampton began to thrive again, especially after the Grand Union Canal and railways connected the city with the rest of the country. Northampton became a designated ‘new town’ in the 1960’s, and officially became a city at the turn of the Millennium.

Business and industry


There are a number of big businesses in and near to Hunsbury Meadows including EBC Brakes World Headquarters, Royal Mail South Midlands Mail Centre, Carlsberg Warehouse and Daisy Group. In Northampton, employers include Barclaycard, Panasonic and Avon, while nearby Milton Keynes is home to Red Bull Racing, A.G. Barr and Network Rail.

Things to do in the area


Hunsbury Meadows is close to many green spaces, perfect for weekend family walks or early-morning runs with the dog. Hunsbury Hill Country Park and Upton Country Park are both nearby, along with Wootton Hall Park and Penn Valley Park.

If you want to practice your swing, Delapre Public Golf Course and Collingtree Park Golf Club are close to Hunsbury Meadows, ideal for a relaxing round of golf on a weekend. For shopping trips, Northampton city centre is home to the Weston Favell Centre, the Grosvenor Centre and Peacock Place, with lots of high street independent and designer shops.

Other placess of interest near to Hunsbury Meadows include Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Delapre Abbey and the Royal & Derngate Theatre.

Travel and commuting


Located close to the M1 and only a short drive from Northampton train station, Hunsbury Meadows is well connected by both road and rail. The suburb is a 10-minute drive away from the centre of Northampton, while Milton Keynes can be reached in 25-minutes via the M1.

For journeys into Birmingham, the drive takes one hour via the M1 and M6, while the train journey from Northampton to Birmingham New Street takes just over one hour. The quickest way to get to London is by train, with a travel time of 50-minutes from Northampton and 30-minutes from Milton Keynes.

When you’re going on holiday, London Luton Airport is just 45-minutes away, while Birmingham Airport can be reached in under an hour by car.