New homes in Gilwern

If you’ve got your heart set on moving to a picturesque part of South Wales surrounded by dramatic natural scenery, the Monmouthshire village of Gilwern could be for you. Just a few miles from Abergavenny, houses in Gilwern are less than half an hour in the car from Pontypool and Cwmbran. Only a touch longer to Newport, you can get to Cardiff in 45 minutes.

Whether or not this is handy for work, you’ve got a huge array of natural draws to enjoy in the local area. Explore the spectacular Brecon Beacons and Clydach Gorge, or go for relaxing walks by the local rivers or canals; all with our developments near Gilwern.

DWH @ Brunel Quarter
DWH @ Brunel Quarter
Shipyard Close, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5WG
  • £475,000 to £504,500
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Introducing Brunel Quarter, a premium collection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes in historic Chepstow. Here you will find beautiful views of the River Wye, public squares, a park and path alongside the river. Commuting is easy with the A48 and the M48 nearby.
The Orchards
The Orchards
Hildersley Farm, Hildersley, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7NW
  • £265,000 to £350,000
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Framed by rolling hills and open fields in scenic Ross-on-Wye, you'll find The Orchards, a development of 2 & 3 bedroom homes. All the homes come with solar panels, with selected homes having EV chargers. You'll be just a short stroll from the River Wye, providing a selection of scenic walks and beautiful views of Chase Wood.
On the Usk Valley's southern side, Gilwern is a picturesque village in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Monmouthshire, Wales. New homes here are nestled among beautiful stretches of countryside while within reach of Welsh powerhouses like Cardiff and Newport.

If you prefer a slower pace of life but still want to enjoy excellent amenities, David Wilson homes in Gilwern could be up your street. Want to learn more about this vibrant community? Read on as we explore its amenities, education, transport links and beautiful nature.

What is the community like in Gilwern?

Buying your new home in Gilwern means enjoying all the benefits of a new build, from energy efficiency and new window fixtures to high-quality furniture. It also means joining a lively community with an exciting activity calendar.

Our brand-new developments are close to schools, nurseries, shops and leisure clubs. We value the importance of spending time outdoors, so our homes are close to open woodland, with walking and cycling trails nearby.

If you're moving with your family, our developments provide a safe environment with well-lit, pedestrian-friendly streets.

What is education like in Gilwern?

Gilwern's education system includes many excellent primary, secondary and further education institutions. These are some of the best, according to Estyn.

Primary Secondary Further education
Gilwern C.P. School Monmouth Comprehensive School Monmouthshire Community Learning
Llanvihangel Crucorney C.P. School King Henry VIII Comprehensive School Coleg Gwent
Cantref Primary School Chepstow School Learning Resources Centre
The Dell Primary School
Caldicot School ColegauCymru
Goytre Fawr Primary School    


What are amenities like in Gilwern?

Homes for sale in Gilwern enjoy proximity to first-class amenities, from independent boutiques and shopping centres to parks and fitness clubs. These include the following:

• Gilwern Post Office
• Gilwern Community Centre & Library
• Gilwern Outdoor Education Centre
• Cibi Walk Shopping Centre
• Gwent Shopping Centre
• Abergavenny Leisure Centre
• Crickhowell Community Sports Centre
• Bailey Park
• Linda Vista Gardens

How are the Gilwern transport links?

Gilwern is conveniently located between the A40 and the A465, making it easy to travel to other areas in Wales. See some of the most convenient routes below.


New homes in Gilwern sit off the A465, ideal for travelling east to Llanfoist and west to Merthyr Tydfil and Neath. The A40 runs east towards Gloucester and Cheltenham and west towards St Clears and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.


Gilwern's nearest station is in Abergavenny, around five miles east. Abergavenny railway station is on the Welsh Marches Line between Newport and Hereford. Transport for Wales connects Manchester, Cardiff, Swansea and West Wales. A two-hourly service runs between Cardiff and the North Wales Coast Line to Holyhead.


The A3 bus runs between Abergavenny and Brynmawr via Clydach, while the 78 bus travels to Merthyr Tydfil via Gilwern.

What is there to see and do in Gilwern?

New homes in Gilwern are set in spectacular swathes of open woodland, perfect for a gentle stroll or a weekend hike. Some of the best nature spots include the following:

National Trust – Sugarloaf and Usk Valley. A stone's throw from Gilwern, Sugarloaf and Usk Valley represents the Welsh countryside at its finest. Owned by the National Trust, these ancient woodlands and scenic riverside walks set the scene for a beautiful day in nature.

Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The Wye Valley AONB lies east of Gilwern, at the border between England and Wales. The area is famous for its unique limestone gorges, dense native woodlands and rare wildlife.

Brecon Beacons National Park. With miles of scenic walking and cycling trails, the Brecon Beacons National Park is a destination of choice among locals and visitors. There’s plenty to do here, from kayaking and horse riding to mountain biking and pony trekking.

Planning your move to this quaint Welsh village? Browse our brand-new developments in the area, including Nant Y Castell and DWH @ Brunel Quarter. Call our Sales Advisers today to discover our home buying offers to help you move.