New Homes in Pencoed

With a solid location around 15 miles west of Cardiff in South Wales, Pencoed lies on the path of the M4 motorway between Pontyclun and Bridgend. With easy access to the Vale of Glamorgan, houses in Pencoed are also less than half an hour’s drive from popular Newport.

Whether you’re taking the little ones to Wiggleys Fun Farm, enjoying the views on offer at Mynydd y Gaer or exploring Brynna Woods, other local attractions include Bryngarw Country Park, Ogmore Castle and the Ogof y Pebyll caves. Pay a visit to Candleston Castle and Ewenny Priory too, when you select from our developments near Pencoed below. 

Situated along the banks of the Ewenny River, Pencoed is a vibrant community in Bridgend in South Wales. New homes here sit off the M4 motorway, ideal for travelling to neighbouring areas and further afield. They're also close to the beautiful Kenfig National Nature Reserve and Afan Forest Park, perfect for enjoying the great outdoors.

Ready to move to Pencoed? Read on to learn about its amenities, education, transport links and spectacular countryside.

The Pencoed community

Pencoed is a thriving community with plenty of opportunities. Our new homes here are designed with the local community in mind, providing a safe and welcoming place to live. Our developments are close to excellent amenities, including nurseries, shops, leisure clubs, parks and nature reserves. They're also energy-efficient, sustainable and equipped with contemporary features like double-glazed windows and modern locks. Learn about Pencoed's lively community and everything it offers below.

Education in Pencoed

Homes for sale in Pencoed are near excellent primary, secondary and further education institutions. Whether you're hoping to further your education or looking for a primary school for your kids, find some of Estyn's best-rated establishments below.

Primary Secondary Further education
Bryntirion Infant School
Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd Bridgend College
Caerau Primary School Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School Learning Resources Centre
Garth Primary School Maesteg School Whitchurch Adult Education Centre
Newton Primary School Porthcawl Comprehensive School ColegauCymru
Nantymoel Primary School Cynffig Comprehensive School  


Amenities in Pencoed

Pencoed boasts many family-friendly amenities, including parks, playgrounds, leisure clubs and shopping centres. Some of these include the following:

• Pencoed Post Office
• Llyfrgell Pencoed Library
• Pencoed Social Club
• Pencoed Welfare Hall
• Brackla Street Centre
• Halo Pencoed Swimming Pool
• Pencoed Bowls Club
• Coychurch Play Area

Transport links in Pencoed

Sitting off the M4 motorway, Pencoed is a brilliant place to call home for commuters. Whether you prefer travelling by car, train or bus, find some of the best routes near Pencoed below.


The M4 motorway runs west towards Port Talbot and Swansea and east towards Cardiff, Newport and the South West.


Pencoed railway station is served by trains on the Maesteg Line. Transport for Wales operates all services, including Bridgend, Maesteg and Cardiff Central. Some routes continue to Newport, Chepstow and Gloucester. Four trains a day travel to Manchester Piccadilly via Hereford and Shrewsbury.


Several bus routes pass through Pencoed, such as the 63 to Porthcawl, the 65 to Talbot Green, the T1C to Aberystwyth and the 404 to Bridgend.

Nature to see in Pencoed

Homes for sale in Pencoed are surrounded by glorious swathes of open woodland, perfect for running, hiking or cycling. Some of the best include the following.

Merthyr Mawr Nature Reserve. Set along the Welsh coast, Merthyr Mawr Nature Reserve is home to the Big Dipper – Wales’s highest dunes. They cover over 80 acres, providing habitat for all kinds of wildlife.

Kenfig National Nature Reserve. This Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is home to Glamorgan's largest lake, Kenfig Pool. It's set on the edge of beautiful dunes, offering picture-perfect coastline views.

Bryngarw Country Park. Covering over 100 acres of meadows, gardens and mature woodlands, Bryngarw Country Park makes a perfect family day out. Stroll around the Oriental Garden or enjoy a scenic walk along the River Garw.

Does Pencoed sound like the right place for you? Our DWH @ Parc Fferm Wen development offers elegant 3 and 4 bedroom new build homes. Explore our offers, or speak to our Sales Advisers to find your new home today.