New Homes in Stone

 

Welcome to Stone

Whether you’re visiting historic sites, shopping at the local market or getting the adrenaline pumping on roller coasters, there’s no shortage of things to do and places to see close to the market town of Stone. Located in Staffordshire within easy reach of Stoke-on-Trent, a new home in Stone could just tick all the right boxes for your next house move.

A quick history

The history of Stone dates back to the Bronze and Iron Age, with the discovery of artefacts in the local area. There’s some uncertainty about the origin of the town’s name, with some people believing it alludes to a mound of stones of the grave of two princes murdered by their father in the 7th century. Stone was granted a charter in the 13th century, enabling the town to run a market - a tradition which continues to this day.

Business and industry

There are a number of big businesses close to Stone, including Alstom UK and Bostik in Stafford, bet365 Group, Wedgwood and Michelin Tyres in Stoke-on-Trent, and JCB in Uttoxeter. Staffordshire County Council and Stafford Borough Council are also major employers, so there’s plenty of choice when it comes to your next job.

Things to do in the area

Stone has a small but bustling town centre, with high street shops and a regular market, along with cafes and restaurants. The town is located along the Trent and Mersey Canal, where you can hire a boat or take a walk along the towpath.

For families moving to the area, there are lots of kid-friendly attractions to discover including Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre, Monkey Forest and Foxfield Railway. Older children will love the thrill rides at Alton Towers theme park, while younger ones will enjoy visiting the popular CBeebies Land.

Other places of interest within easy reach of your new home in Stone include Stafford Castle, Stone Golf Club and Staffordshire County Cricket Club.

Travel and commuting

If you’re commuting for work, it’s good to know that Stone has good transport connections by both road and rail. From Stone, the train journey to Stoke takes just 10 minutes while the car journey takes 15 minutes, and Stafford can be reached in 10 minutes by train or 20 minutes by car. Birmingham is only 45 minutes away from Stone, while the direct train to London Euston takes just two hours 15 minutes.

When it comes to holiday time, you can get to East Midlands Airport, Birmingham Airport and Manchester Airport in under one hour by car. 

The Oaks at Wedgwood Park

The Oaks at Wedgwood Park

Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST12 9ER

  • 5 bedroom homes
  • £600,000 to £680,000
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The Village at Wedgwood Park

The Village at Wedgwood Park

Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST12 9ER

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £200,000 to £415,000
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St Mary's Gate

St Mary's Gate

Bayswater Square, Stafford, STAFFORD, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST18 0YH

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £250,000 to £375,000
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Doveridge Park

Doveridge Park

Derby Road, Doveridge, ASHBOURNE, DERBYSHIRE, DE6 5LW

  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £189,995 to £589,995
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Drayton Meadows

Drayton Meadows

Blandford Way (off the A53), Market Drayton, MARKET DRAYTON, SHROPSHIRE, TF9 3QX

  • 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £167,500 to £335,000
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Scholars Place

Scholars Place

Hassall Road, Alsager, STOKE-ON-TRENT, CHESHIRE, ST7 2HP

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £286,995 to £479,995
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Stapeley Gardens

Stapeley Gardens

London Road, Nantwich, NANTWICH, CHESHIRE, CW5 7LH

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £392,995 to £529,995
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Meadow View

Meadow View

Maw Green Road, Crewe, CREWE, CHESHIRE, CW1 4HH

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Black Firs Park

Black Firs Park

Black Firs Lane, Congleton, CONGLETON, CHESHIRE, CW12 4QQ

  • 2, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £136,495 to £549,995
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Ramblers' Gate

Ramblers' Gate

Old Derby Road, Ashbourne, ASHBOURNE, DERBYSHIRE, DE6 1BN

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £189,995 to £392,995
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Gilbert's Cross

Gilbert's Cross

Moss Lane, Elworth, SANDBACH, CHESHIRE, CW11 3WZ

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Kingsbourne

Kingsbourne

Waterlode, Nantwich, NANTWICH, CHESHIRE, CW5 5BS

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £74,997 to £384,995
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HALLAM PARK
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HALLAM PARK

Limburg Avenue, Lichfield, LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE, WS13 6RX

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Shepherd's Rest

Shepherd's Rest

Forest Road, Burton-On-Trent, BURTON-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, DE13 9TP

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £224,995 to £365,995
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EMERALD GROVE

EMERALD GROVE

Lawley Drive, Lawley, TELFORD, TELFORD AND WREKIN, TF3 5HL

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £215,000 to £320,000
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Doseley Park

Doseley Park

St Lukes Road, Doseley, TELFORD, TELFORD AND WREKIN, TF4 3BD

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £235,000 to £450,000
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Drakelow Park

Drakelow Park

Walton Road, Drakelow, BURTON-ON-TRENT, DERBYSHIRE, DE15 9UA

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £239,995 to £479,995
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The Paddocks

The Paddocks

Newton Road, Newton Solney, BURTON-ON-TRENT, DERBYSHIRE, DE15 0AG

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £262,995 to £524,995
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