New Homes in Southampton
Part of Hampshire in the South East of England, Southampton is a port city on the country’s south coast. With Portsmouth on one flank and Bournemouth the other, houses in Southampton are always in demand.
Whether you’re taking the kids for a day out on Hayling Island or catching the ferry over to the Isle of Wight, this part of the south coast offers so many opportunities for enjoying the seaside. So take a look at our developments closest to Southampton below and start planning your next move.
Forest WalkOff Botley Road, Whiteley, SO30 2BY
- 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
- £294,000 to £460,000
Living in Southampton
Your lifestyle in Southampton is set to include a wide range of cultural and leisure attractions combined with a beautiful south coast setting, great schools and strong transport links. You can also kick off your new life in style by taking us up on an offer such as our stress-busting, money-saving Part Exchange scheme.
Things to see and do in Southampton
Southampton is a wonderful place to be if outdoor living is important to you. The New Forest is right on your doorstep with countless opportunities for enjoying relaxing walks, jogs and bike rides, while there are lots of superb beaches close to the city. You can also take advantage of open spaces such as Southampton Common right in the heart of town, perfect for a walk with the kids or dog.
There are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself with a roof over your head too, including with a visit to the Solent Sky aviation museum. Southampton City Art Gallery and the SeaCity Museum are well worth your time, which you could also spend cheering on the city’s football team at St Mary’s Stadium. From Ocean Village to Queens Park, you can also go for a stroll along the old town walls down to the port for an atmospheric drink or bite to eat.
Southampton has a good selection of schools rated as outstanding by Ofsted, which take in areas such as Lordshill, Millbrook, Portswood and Shirley. Sinclair Primary and Nursery School, Highfield CofE and Portswood Primary are among the top options for younger children. King Edward VI School is one of the best local secondaries, while St Anne’s Catholic School is an outstanding choice close to the city centre.
Transport links in Southampton
Transport options in the city include buses, trains from Southampton Central and ferries from the port over to Hythe and East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. It’s easy to get around the city on foot, while the airport is just to the north of the centre. If you drive, Southampton is conveniently located for both the M27 and M3 motorways, connecting you to places like Portsmouth, Winchester, Basingstoke and London.
The Southampton property market
Average house prices are a little higher than across the rest of England and Wales, with a good selection of properties available in the city centre and on the outskirts. This includes a selection of expertly-designed 2, 3 and 4 bedroom new homes in the Romsey area, which offer excellent access to miles of open Hampshire countryside.
New homes are perfectly suited for the modern way of life, and can also be much more affordable than you thought thanks to offers like the Government-backed Help to Buy scheme. We can tell you more about this when you call us to discuss your move today.
Help to Buy Southampton
In Southampton you can take advantage of Help to Buy South East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.