New homes in Aylesbury
Whether you’re browsing the local market or visiting one of the town’s museums, such as the Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery, you can also enjoy tranquil walks around the reservoirs which surround the town; all with our new homes closest to Aylesbury below.
Living in Aylesbury
A large town which retains a character more befitting of a rural spot, Aylesbury is an attractive place to live. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, looking for a new family home or seeking to downsize, don’t miss our latest offers page for a selection of initiatives designed to reduce the costs and stress-levels usually associated with moving home. Our Movemaker scheme, for example, could save you an impressive sum on estate agents’ fees if you’re selling somewhere as part of your purchase.
Things to see and do in Aylesbury
There’s plenty of history to explore in Aylesbury, which stretches to its bustling market and pubs. As the county town of Buckinghamshire, you can learn much more about the local area’s rich heritage at the Buckinghamshire County Museum, which is right across the street from the excellent Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery.
The market square is home to Andrew Sinclair’s statue of David Bowie, while it’s only a short walk from here to Aqua Vale Swimming and Fitness Centre. Whether you’re enjoying central green spaces such as Vale Park, Alfred Rose Memorial Park and White Hill Park, or heading over to Waddesdon Manor and Westcott Venture Park, you’ll also have the Chiltern Hills just to the south for long walks and bike rides.
This is a great place to live if you have children, on account of the strong selection of local schools. Haydon Abbey School and Pre-School, Combined School and Oak Green School are all good options for little ones close to the heart of town, while St Louis Catholic Primary and Infant School are rated as outstanding by Ofsted. There are three secondaries in the education board’s top bracket: Aylesbury High School, Aylesbury Grammar School and Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School.
Transport links in Aylesbury
Aylesbury lies at the meeting point of the A41 and A418, providing easy access to places like Bicester, Milton Keynes and Hempstead. Watford is only around half an hour’s drive away, while it’s not much longer to Oxford. Furthermore, you can reach London in just an hour in traffic. Trains to the capital take less than an hour, while Heathrow Airport is only 30 miles away for holidays and other trips abroad.
The Aylesbury property market
The links to London mean Aylesbury is a viable commuter town, and it has a strong property market to match that status. There’s usually a good selection of properties consistently coming to market, while you can find stunning 3 and 4 bedroom new build homes along Lane and in the Bierton area. If you need some additional support with your purchase, make sure you check to see if you’re eligible for the Government’s Help to Buy South East scheme.