New homes in Didcot

An important railway town in years gone by, Didcot lies in Oxfordshire in the South East, although it was historically part of Berkshire. Just a 20-minute drive from Oxford with all its cultural attractions, new homes in Didcot are less than 18 miles from Reading, while you can catch a train into London in just over 40 minutes.

From walks around Thrupp Lake to more serious hikes through the nearby Chiltern Hills and North Wessex Downs, kids and train enthusiasts will love the Didcot Railway Centre. Take advantage of Edmonds Park and its sports facilities too, once you explore our developments closest to Didcot below.

Kings Gate
Kings Gate
Morgan Gate, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1ZE
  • £375,000 to £595,000
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Although over 90% now sold, Kings Gate still has a selection of 2, 3 & 4-bedroom homes available. There's 5.5 acres of open space to enjoy, including a brand new play area and sports pitch. Your new home is close to your local amenities and schools as well as a great range of bars and restaurants in Abingdon. For commuters, the A34 is 10 minutes away, connecting you to Oxford and the M4.
Abbey Fields
Abbey Fields
Baileys Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1PU
  • £475,000 to £710,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Set in 6.5 acres of open space, your new home will form part of a new community of 3 & 4 bedroom homes. You will be close to shops, cafés and local attractions in Abingdon, as well as a great range of high performing schools. Commuting is also made easy with the A34 only 10 minutes away and Radley train station 3 miles away.
The Meadows @ Abbey Fields
The Meadows @ Abbey Fields
Baileys Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1PU
  • £530,000 to £640,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Set within 6.5 acres of open space, The Meadows at Abbey Fields is a development of 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes. There's a play area nearby, plus footpaths on the development, connecting you to countryside walks.All your local amenities can be found in Abingdon town centre. There's also a great range of high performing schools nearby. Commuting is also made easy with the A34 only 10 minutes away and Radley train station 3 miles away.
Chiltern Grange
Chiltern Grange
The Meer, Benson, Oxfordshire, OX10 6NY
  • £433,000 to £840,000
  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Discover Chiltern Grange, a development offering 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes.Located near The River Thames in historic Benson, enjoy a vibrant high street with pubs, cafes and shops.Explore nearby walks and cycle trails for an active lifestyle. Perfect for families and nature lovers alike.
Brookside Meadows
Brookside Meadows
Denchworth Road, Grove, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 0BA
  • £362,000 to £585,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Located in the village of Grove, Brookside Meadows is a new collection of 3 & 4 bedroom homes. Surrounded by the English countryside you will have access to a variety of walks as well as The Baytree, a modern pub with live music and sports and a shopping square featuring a costa, a Tesco's and a pharmacy.Didcot Parkway railway station and the M4 are nearby, making commuting to major cities easy.
River Meadow
River Meadow
Wallis Gardens, Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire, SN7 8GE
  • £342,000 to £600,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • River Meadow is a development of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes with over 7 acres of open space and play area to enjoy. Ideally located with ample countryside walks and a range of local amenities nearby, including a pub and primary school. The A420 is 3 miles away, easily connecting you to Oxford and the M4. Didcot train station can also be reached in 13.4 miles.
Donnington Heights
Donnington Heights
Bastion Street, Newbury, West Berkshire, RG14 3AF
  • £380,000 to £860,000
  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Although now 75% sold, Donnington Heights still has a great range of 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes available. This new community will have two new play areas and there's even a proposed school and allotments coming soon. Newbury town centre is within walking distance and has a great range of shops and restaurants, plus a weekly market. Commuting to major cities such as Oxford and London is easy. Newbury train station 1.5 miles away and the M4 just 2.6 miles away.
Lapwing Green
Coming soon
Lapwing Green
Bath Road, Speen, Berkshire, RG14 1RG
  • Coming soon
  • Your new home will be surrounded by open space and there will also be a play area on the development. Local amenities are within walking distance, but there's also a Waitrose supermarket just 1 mile away. Newbury town centre is close by and offers a great range of high street shops, bars and restaurants. There's also a weekly farmer's market. The A34 is under 2 miles away, making commuting to major cities easy. 
The Chase @ Newbury Racecourse
Coming soon
The Chase @ Newbury Racecourse
Home Straight, Newbury, , West Berkshire, RG14 7WN
  • Coming soon
  • Set within plenty of open space, The Chase @ Newbury Racecourse is a development of 3 & 4 bedroom homes.You'll be close to Newbury, so the essentials are not far and you can enjoy plenty of shops and restaurants. There is also a great range of schools nearby. For commuters, the A34 & M4 are close and you could reach London within an hour by railway.
Honeymans Helm
Coming soon
Honeymans Helm
Off Shrivenham Road, Highworth, SN6 7QQ
  • Coming soon
  • Honeymans Helm will be a development of 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes in Highworth, surrounded by open space. Highworth town centre is just 0.5 miles away, here you’ll find a Co-op Food and a number of pubs and restaurants J15 of the M4 and Swindon train station are within a 20 minute drive, giving easy access to Bristol, Reading and London.
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.
Finchwood Park
Finchwood Park
Nine Mile Ride Extension, Finchampstead, Berkshire, RG40 4QY
  • £594,995 to £759,995
  • 4 bedroom
  • You’ll find Finchwood Park in Finchampstead, a peaceful village in Berkshire. Choose from a select few 3 and 4 bedroom homes in a variety of house styles currently available. Buy your new home here with confidence, knowing that it’s been future-proofed. Click here to find out more. Finchampstead is ideally located for commuters and families alike, it’s a great village for you to unwind and your family to grow.
DWH Canal Quarter @ Kingsbrook
DWH Canal Quarter @ Kingsbrook
Burcott Lane, Broughton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5AR
  • £415,000 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.
Orchards Rise
Orchards Rise
Quince Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 7EU
  • £350,000 to £785,000
  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
  • Orchards Rise at Wichelstowe is a development of 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes. Enjoy 200 acres of open space, play areas and walks along the Wilts and Berks canal. Your new home will be within a 15 minute walk of shops, pubs and schools. Swindon train station is close by with services to Bristol, Reading and London within 50 minutes.
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.
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. 
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.

Living in Didcot

Whether the quick and easy commute into London is what’s attracting you to Didcot or the pull of the surrounding countryside is proving irresistible, this is a wonderful place to live. It can also be an affordable place to live, thanks to offers such as the Deposit Unlock scheme.

Things to see and do in Didcot


With a selection of local parks and Mowbray Fields Local Nature Reserve right on the edge of town, you don’t need to stray far from the centre of Didcot to get that open countryside feeling. The town lies in the midst of the Cotswolds, the Chiltern Hills and the North Wessex Downs, providing you with endless opportunities to go for long dog walks, bike rides and hikes through beautiful natural settings. 

Didcot Railway Centre is an interesting spot back in town, while nearby sights and landmarks include Dorchester Abbey Pendon Museum and Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre. Pick up part of the 200-mile Thames Path just outside town, go walking around Thrupp Lake and head up Radley Barrow Hills for stunning views back across the local area. 

Education


Didcot is blessed with a number of excellent schools, including one of the local secondaries, Didcot Girls’ School. Rated as outstanding by Ofsted, it caters for girls aged 11 to 18 and has a large catchment area. St Birinus School, meanwhile, is a centrally located boys’ school classed as good by Ofsted. Didcot Primary Academy receives top marks from the education board, along with Ladygrove Park Primary and the mixed secondary Downs School in nearby Compton. 

Transport links in Didcot


The town’s train station is Didcot Parkway, which lies along Station Road and puts on Great Western Railway services which include trains to London that take just 40 over minutes. As well as a number of bus routes which serve, among many other places, the train station, the A34 road bends towards Didcot on its way between Newbury to the south and Oxford to the north. The A4130, meanwhile, will get you to Heathrow Airport in less than an hour. 

The Didcot property market


House prices in Didcot have seen exceptional rises in recent years, taking them significantly higher than the UK average. You can still find exceptional value in the local area though, including modern 2 bedroom semi-detached homes off the A4130 just a mile from Didcot Parkway. 

If you’re after a large family home then there are stunning 5 bed detached houses available in neighbouring village grove, while Newbury offers a range of properties including new homes which back on to the racecourse. And when you buy a house with us, you can benefit from great offers such as our Movemaker scheme, which could save you a small fortune in estate agent fees when you sell your current home. 

 

New Homes Offers & Schemes in Didcot

Buying a new home with David Wilson also means you can take advantage of our great offers.  
 
If you’re struggling to save for a deposit, we can support you with our low deposit schemes. And if you’re part of the armed forces, we can offer a 5% deposit contribution towards your first or second home. 
 
Suddenly need more space for your growing family? We have you covered. Our help to sell schemes make it easy to sell your current home. You won’t have to worry about estate agent fees or the open property market. Let us do the legwork while you enjoy your new home. 
 
We also have a Key Worker Housing Scheme available for key workers, including flooring throughout your brand-new DWH home. 

 

Book an appointment with one of our Sales Advisers and reserve your dream home today.