New homes in Salisbury
If you want to live in a spot with plenty of charm and history, new homes in Salisbury could be perfect for you. This cathedral city is only a 45-minute drive from south coast hotspots and , while it’s a similar journey to with and a little further afield.
Gaze up at England’s tallest church spire atop the city’s historic cathedral, go further back in time at nearby Stonehenge and admire the medieval walls and charming timbered buildings dotted around town. Visit the local museum and arts centre, explore Cranborne Chase and much more; all once you pick from our developments closest to Salisbury below.
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Living in Salisbury
Historic, culturally rich and a great place to live for a multitude of reasons, you certainly won’t be alone if you’re thinking of buying a new home in Salisbury. And there are few better ways to get ahead of the competition than signing up to one of our latest offers. Our Part Exchange scheme, for example, is perfect if you have an existing home to sell as part of your move.
Things to see and do in Salisbury
Salisbury is most famous for its stunning 13th-century cathedral. Not only does it have the tallest spire in England, but it also boasts the oldest working clock in the world and an original copy of the Magna Carta. If you’re thirsty for more history, simply gaze up at the handsome timbered buildings around the city centre as you go for a stroll along the medieval city walls.
You can delve deeper into the local area’s past at the superb Salisbury Museum, while Salisbury Arts Centre is a hub of theatre, music, comedy, dance and film where you can also attend workshops, exhibitions and family shows. With Cranbourne Chase and the nearby New Forest ripe for exploring, you’ll also have the world-famous Stonehenge just nine miles away, one of the most puzzlingprehistoric sites anywhere on the planet.
There are some excellent schools in Salisbury for your children to attend. Sarum St Paul’s Church of England Primary and Wyndham Park Infants’ School are two outstanding options for younger children, according to Ofsted. Bishop Wordsworth’s Church of England Grammar School is also in the education board’s top bracket, while South Wilts Grammar School and Salisbury Sixth Form College are both classed as good by Ofsted.
Transport links in Salisbury
Salisbury’s train station is just to the west of the city centre, offering services to places such as Southampton which take less than half an hour. It’s a similar drive to the neighbouring city in the car, while it’s just over 40 minutes to Bournemouth. If you need to get to Bristol to the northwest, it’s a touch over an hour on the train and only a little longer by road.
The Salisbury property market
As a highly desirable corner of Wiltshire with appeal for all kinds of homebuyers, Salisbury has a buoyant property market. It’s advisable to move fast on any property that’s caught your eye, including if you widen your search for a new build property to the Romsey area. Wherever you decide to buy your next home, don’t miss the Government-backed Help to Buy South West scheme for some additional support with your purchase.