New Homes in Bournemouth
Circling a seven-mile sandy beach which has drawn holidaymakers for centuries, don’t miss the iconic pier, the Old Harry Rocks and Brownsea Island too; all when you pick out one of our developments near Bournemouth below.
Living in Bournemouth
Bournemouth is an excellent place to call home if you’d love to start a life by the coast, yet retain links to busy urban areas where there’s always something happening. It could be an even better place to buy a new home if you’re able to take advantage of the Government’s Help to Buy in the South West scheme. This is available on properties in Bournemouth valued up to £349,000.
Things to see and do in Bournemouth
This is a corner of the south coast which truly caters for every member of the family. From sandy beaches and seaside attractions to pretty harbours, pleasure piers, art galleries and museums, there’s always something to see and do in Bournemouth. The surrounding area offers spectacular beauty spots such as Moors Valley Country Park, the New Forest National Park, Cranbourne Chase and Studland and Godlingston Heath, among others.
The waterfront is where many of the town’s highlights can be found, with top attractions including Bournemouth Pier, the Bournemouth Observation Wheel and the interesting and educational Oceanarium. Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum is also close to the seafront, while your kids will love a trip to the RockReef indoor activity centre.
If you have younger family members in tow, you’ll be pleased to hear there are lots of excellent schooling options. Bournemouth and its surrounding area have several schools rated as outstanding by Ofsted, including primaries such as Manorside Academy, Elm Academy, Queen’s Park Academy and Canford Heath Infant School. The Quay School is an outstanding all-through option, while Winton Academy, Glenmoor Academy, Bournemouth School and Bournemouth School for Girls are all in Ofsted’s top band too.
Transport links in Bournemouth
Bournemouth train station is just east of the town centre, and offers non-stop services to Southampton which take less than half an hour. It usually takes a little longer to drive over to the neighbouring city using the A31 and M27, while Salisbury is a similar journey north. Ferries to the Channel Islands and France are available from Poole, while you can hop on a boat to the Isle of Wight from neighbouring Lymington.
The Bournemouth property market
The local property market has performed well in recent years. This means Bournemouth is a brilliant place to buy a home, especially if you’re looking for a secure investment for the future.
If you’re focusing your search on new build properties in this area, don’t miss our developments like Canford Paddock and Quarter Jack Park on the northern outskirts of Bournemouth. We could even help you to sell your existing home through offers such as our Movemaker scheme, so get in touch to find out more today.
Help to Buy Bournemouth
In Bournemouth you can take advantage of Help to Buy South West of England if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South West of England page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.