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New homes in Portsmouth

 Mostly spread out over Portsea Island in the South East, Portsmouth is a city in Hampshire. With Chichester just a 20-minute drive away, new homes in Portsmouth are only 10 minutes more to Southampton, while you can double that to get to Bournemouth.

With an array of seafront and harbourside attractions to visit, such as historic forts and castles as well as lots of interesting museums dedicated to the city’s maritime heritage, you can also catch the ferry over to the Isle of Wight for a relaxing weekend away with the family. Head to Victoria Park and see the historic ships at the dockyard; all with our developments closest to Portsmouth.

  • Harbour Place

    Harbour Place

    Havant Road, Havant, PO9 3LW
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £372,500 to £560,000
  • Forest Walk

    Forest Walk

    1 Arle Road, Curbridge, SO30 2JG
    • 3 bedroom
    • £382,000 to £433,000
  • Ryebank Gate

    Ryebank Gate

    Drove Lane, Yapton, BN18 0EB
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £436,995 to £569,995
  • Coming soon
    Sylvan Meadows

    Sylvan Meadows

    Tye Lane, Walberton, Arundel, BN18 0PS
    • Coming soon
  • Ecclesden Park

    Ecclesden Park

    Water Lane, Angmering, BN16 4EP
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £369,995 to £694,995

The Portsmouth life

Portsmouth is a thriving city on the picturesque South East coastline and one of the world's oldest ports. New homes here have hosted the prominent Royal Navy base since the medieval period. It's the UK's only island city and is densely populated, with its main built-up area on Portsea Island.


Things to see and do in Portsmouth

Portsmouth has plenty to offer, from beaches and nature reserves to maritime museums, forts and castles. If you're visiting the city or moving to the area, some of the best sites and attractions include:

• Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
• National Museum of the Royal Navy
• Portsmouth Museum & Art Gallery
• Southsea Castle
• Portchester Castle
• Farlington Marshes Nature Reserve
• Eastney Beach


Schools and education in Portsmouth

Whether you're moving to the area with children or hoping to further your education, new homes in Portsmouth boast outstanding schools, universities and colleges, as rated by Ofsted.

Primary Secondary Further Education
St. John's Cathedral Catholic Primary School  St. Edmund's Catholic School City of Portsmouth College
Westover Primary School The Portsmouth Academy University of Portsmouth
Highbury Primary School  Admiral Lord Nelson School St. Vincent College

Transport in Portsmouth

New homes in Portsmouth benefit from a range of transport links. If you're considering moving here, the city is well-located within Hampshire, providing easy access to Southampton, Bournemouth and Chichester.

By car

• M27: The M27 stretches between Portsmouth and Southampton
• A3: Heading north through the South Downs National Park into Surrey, this road passes Waterlooville and Haslemere before reaching Guildford 
• A27: Take the A27 from Portsmouth to Chichester or drive to Worthing and Brighton

By train

The city has two train stations: Portsmouth Harbour, and Portsmouth and Southsea, with services departing to Southampton, Brighton, London and Cardiff. The main operators are:

• South Western Railway
• Great Western Railway
• Southern

By bus

First Solent is the main bus operator in the city and its surrounding areas, with services running between Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport. The Hard Interchange is Portsmouth's bus and coach station.

Portsmouth property market

Despite house prices increasing since 2019, they remain more affordable than in other parts of Hampshire.

Our collection of new homes in Portsmouth includes 2, 3 and 4 bedroom properties. Whether you want to be near the city centre or prefer a slower pace in Portsmouth's neighbouring towns, you can find the perfect location to suit your family.

Our Harbour Place development offers a collection of 3 bedroom homes amongst 30 acres of green space. It's just a short drive or bus ride into the city centre, making this the ideal location for commuters and families.

Alternatively, our Forest Walk development offers 2 and 3 bedroom homes in the peaceful village of Curbridge. Nestled in the countryside between Portsmouth and Southampton, experience rural life with the convenience of two major cities on your doorstep.

New home offers and schemes in Portsmouth

If you're set on moving to Portsmouth, discover the range of new home offers and schemes available at David Wilson Homes and become a homeowner today.