New homes in Wiltshire
Located in the South West of England, Wiltshire is a naturally beautiful county that shares a border with Berkshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Somerset. From atmospheric cities like Salisbury to large towns such as Swindon and peaceful villages including Lyneham and Hilperton, houses in Wiltshire offer plenty of variety.Not far from the coast, local attractions include Bowood House with its 100 acres of landscaped grounds, soft play, petting farm and adventure playground, as well as Crabourne Chase and landmarks like Old Wardour Castle. No landmark is more famous than Stonehenge though, which lies in the Salisbury Plain and is a real bonus for our new builds in Wiltshire – which you can start exploring below.
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Living in Wiltshire
Predominantly rural yet boasting a number of large towns to complement the array of picture-perfect villages across the county, some parts of Wiltshire even offer a viable commute to London. Whether strong access to the capital is important for you or not, don’t miss offers such as our Part Exchange scheme to help you out with your move. With this, we could be your guaranteed buyer if you have a home to sell, saving you money and bringing down your anxiety levels too.
Things to see and do in Wiltshire
A huge part of Wiltshire’s charm is its rural landscapes which throw up a huge selection of historic landmarks and stunning natural scenery. The Langford Lakes, Brokerswood Country Park and Savernake Forest are all excellent spots to spend quality family time outdoors, while the Wiltshire Museum, Longleat House and Bowood House and Gardens are all well worth visit.
The Cotswolds and its quaint little villages provide endless afternoons of pleasant exploration, while Stonehenge is one of the country’s most enduring historic monuments. Prehistoric, in fact, just like Avebury’s ancient stone circle, with Iron Age hill fort Old Sarum, Durrington Walls and Salisbury Cathedral all must-sees too.
Wiltshire may be quite spread out, but there are lots of great schools to be found across the county. Kington St Michael CofE Primary in Chippenham has been ranked as outstanding by Ofsted, along with Greentrees Primary in Salisbury. If you live in Trowbridge then North Bradley CofE is one of the top local schools for younger children.
Moving on to secondary schools, Salisbury’s South Wilts Grammar School for Girls and Swindon Academy are a couple of the county’s best choices. Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College is another highly rated option for kids in Swindon, along with Royal Wootton Bassett Academy.
Transport links in Wiltshire
There are plenty of solid transport links across the county, including a large network of train, bus and park and ride services. The M4 motorway runs through the north of Wiltshire between Bristol and London, while certain parts of the county are suitable for commuting to the capital on a daily basis. Trains to London from Swindon, for example, take less than an hour, while it’s a touch longer from Chippenham.
The Wiltshire property market
House prices in Wiltshire are higher than the average across the rest of England and Wales. There are properties to suit all kinds of different budgets and lifestyles though, including stunning 2, 3 and 4 bedroom new homes in Melksham, which offer a delightful rural setting in addition to good commuter links.
You can also find beautiful stone-fronted houses along Hill Corner Road in Chippenham, traditional-style 3 and 4 bed homes along Calne’s Oxford Road and even large 5 bed detached houses in Devizes. Wherever you want to live, call us today to discuss your move, as well as initiatives such as the Government’s Help to Buy scheme.
Help to Buy Wiltshire
In Wiltshire 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.