New homes in Llanishen

If you want to live in Cardiff but prefer to be on the outskirts rather than in the centre, houses in Llanishen could be ideal for you. As well as offering great access to the Welsh capital, this South Wales district is just 20 minutes from Newport, while you can drive to Swansea in around double that.

Whether you’re climbing Caerphilly Mountain for the spectacular views or exploring the Howardian Local Nature Reserve, the hiking trails in Fforest Fawr are another natural draw in the area. Take the kids to BUZZ Trampoline Park, catch a match or show at the Principality Stadium and visit Cefn Onn Park; all with our new builds near Llanishen.

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.
Llanishen is a thriving community on Cardiff's northern outskirts, ideal for family living. New homes here sit off the M4 motorway, offering direct access to Newport, Bridgend and Swansea. They're also close to the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Welsh coast. If you're considering relocating to Llanishen, David Wilson Homes communities provide the perfect environment to thrive. Learn about Llanishen's excellent amenities, education system, transport links and nature spots below.

What is the community like in Llanishen?

David Wilson homes in Llanishen offer plenty of indoor and outdoor space, well-sized rooms and contemporary features. Enjoy fantastic amenities and a friendly environment when you join this community. All our developments are near well-lit streets, green spaces and excellent schools, making them perfect for family living. Does this sound right for you? Find out more about Llanishen below.

What is education like in Llanishen?

New build homes in Llanishen boast great primary, secondary and further education institutions. These are some of Estyn's top-ranking options.

Primary Secondary Further education
Christ the King R.C. Primary School Llanishen High School
Community Education Centre
Coed Glas Primary School
Cardiff High School
New Directions Education 
The Court Special School
Greenhill School
Learna Ltd
Ysgol y Wern
The Court Special School
Cardiff College of Humanistic Studies
Rhydypenau Primary School
Corpus Christi Catholic High School


What are amenities in Llanishen?

Whether you fancy joining a yoga class or are looking for a new spot for your evening run, Llanishen boasts fantastic amenities. Some of the best include the following:

• Llanishen Post Office
• Llanishen Library Hub
• Seren Yoga
• Llanishen Leisure Centre
• Cardiff Lifestyle Shopping Park
• Llanishen Park
• Thornhill Park
• St Martin's Crescent Play Area

How are the Llanishen transport links?

Whether spending a sightseeing day in Cardiff or exploring the Brecon Beacons' natural wonders, Llanishen boasts efficient transport links to get you there. See some of the most convenient routes below.


Homes for sale in Llanishen lie off the M4 motorway, meaning you can travel comfortably to other areas in Wales. The motorway leads east towards Newport and Caldicot, continuing towards the South West and west to Port Talbot and Swansea.


Two railway stations serve Llanishen – Llanishen in the east and Ty Glas in the west. The former lies on the Rhymney Line, and the latter on the Coryton Line. Trains depart hourly to Cardiff, Penarth, Coryton and Bargoed.


Several bus routes pass through Llanishen, including the 27 and 28 between Cardiff City Centre and Thornhill, operated by Cardiff Bus.

What is there to see and do in Llanishen?

Are you planning your next hike? New homes in Llanishen enjoy proximity to the coast and beautiful national parks. Some of the most picturesque spots include the following:

Parc Cefn Onn. Around two miles north of Llanishen, Parc Cefn Onn is a Grade II listed green space. It has exotic trees and rare wildlife and offers visitors a relaxing break from the frenzy of everyday life.

Tredegar Park. A little further afield in Newport, Tredegar Park has sports pitches, a children's play area, tennis courts and a skate park.

Brecon Beacons National Park. Regularly rated among Wales’s most spectacular green areas, the Brecon Beacons National Park is a must-visit location. Enjoy scenic hikes or a gentle stroll while taking in the grandeur of the surrounding landscapes.

New homes in Llanishen have plenty to offer, from brilliant amenities to beautiful nature. Explore our developments nearby, including DWH @ Parc Fferm Wen, or browse our home buying offers to help you move.