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New homes in Doncaster

Welcome to Doncaster

From museums to art galleries, shopping districts and parks, Doncaster is a market town that’s full of life. If you’re looking for a town with excellent transport links in the beautiful region of South Yorkshire, a new home in Doncaster could be ideal for you and your family. 

A quick history

Doncaster began as a village that grew around a Roman fort built in the 1st century. By the 12th century Doncaster was a bustling market town, and it continued to grow throughout the decades despite several devastating outbreaks of the plague.

By the 18th century Doncaster was also a coaching town, with the population reaching 10,000 by 1831. During the Second World War the town was relatively unscathed, apart from two parachute mines that fell in May 1941. Today the town continues to thrive, with a population of more than 300,000.

Business and industry

Historically Doncaster is an engineering town, especially after The Great Northern Railway moved to the town in the mid-19th century, becoming one of the biggest employers in the area. Today employers in the town include UK Coal Mining Holdings and DFS Furniture as well as manufacturing companies such as Ballyvesey Holdings, Polypipe and Pegler Yorkshire.

Things to do in the area

If you enjoy a spot of retail therapy, Doncaster has some great shopping districts including Frenchgate Shopping Centre and Wheatley Retail Park. The traditional Doncaster Market takes place three times a week on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, and has more than 400 stalls and shops.

There are a number of cultural attractions in Doncaster, including Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Cast performing arts venue, and Doncaster Dome, where you can watch live music. Popular attractions just a short drive from the town include Ashworth Barracks Military Museum, Conisborough Castle, The Trolleybus Museum and South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum.

For families, there are lots of great child-friendly days out in the local area including Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Potteric Carr Nature Reserve and Boston Park Farm. If you’re a fan of horse racing, Doncaster Racecourse hosts the Doncaster Cup every September. Keepmoat Stadium is home to Doncaster Rovers F.C., Doncaster Rovers Belles and Doncaster R.L.F.C.

Travel and commuting

If you need to commute from Doncaster to surrounding towns and cities, the M18 and A1(M) are close-by for car journeys while the train station has services to Manchester, London and more. The journey to Sheffield takes 35 minutes by car or 30 minutes by train, while Leeds is a 45-minute drive away or 35 minutes travelling by train.

For journeys to Manchester, the train takes around one hour 20 minutes while the car journey is around 5 minutes longer. London is a one hour 30-minute train journey away from Doncaster.

If you’re going abroad, Doncaster Sheffield Airport is only 20 minutes away from the town centre, and there are regular bus services if you want to leave your car at home. 

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Pembridge Park, Auckley

Hurst Lane, Auckley, DONCASTER, DN9 3NW
  • £ £154,995 To £319,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 6 miles from your search location
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Oaklands, Pontefract

Ackworth Road, Pontefract, WEST YORKSHIRE, WF8 4NH

<br> ALL HOMES SOLD! <br> <br> A collection of luxury four bedroom detached homes, located between the highly sought-after village of Ackworth and Pontefract. These beautiful homes sit on the fringe of open countryside, offering semi-rural living with the convenience of everyday amenities just under a mile away. This desirable location makes it ideal for families and professionals.

  • 13.4 miles from your search location
  • Gross rental yield: 3.35% - 4.56%

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Serenity, Doncaster

Gliwice Way, Doncaster, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, DN4 7NW

You'll find a range of stylish two bedroom apartments as well as spacious three bedroom houses at this attractive lakeside development. Located close to Doncaster Dome, there’s a fantastic range of local shops and restaurants as well as excellent transport links.

  • 4.3 miles from your search location
  • Gross rental yield: 5.47% - 5.47%

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Gateford Park, Worksop

Holme Way, Gateford, WORKSOP, S81 7NZ
  • £ £209,995 To £319,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 16.7 miles from your search location

Castle Vale, Pilley

New Road, Tankersley, BARNSLEY, S75 3BQ
  • £ £309,995 To £424,995
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 18.8 miles from your search location

St John's Walk, Hoylandswaine

Church Lane, Hoylandswaine, SHEFFIELD, S36 7LZ
  • £ From £559,995
  • 5 bedroom homes
  • 23.3 miles from your search location
  • Gross rental yield: 1.00% - 4.90%

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Chapel Lea, Flockton

Barnsley Road, Flockton, WAKEFIELD, WF4 4AA
  • £ £249,995 To £339,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 24.6 miles from your search location

The Paddocks, Skelmanthorpe

Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, HUDDERSFIELD, HD8 9DS
  • £ £259,995 To £364,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 24.6 miles from your search location
  • Gross rental yield: 4.20% - 5.10%

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The Chocolate Works, York

Campleshon Road, York, YO23 1EY

ALL HOMES NOW SOLD - NEW APARTMENTS COMING SOON THE HOMES AT THE CHOCOLATE WORKS ARE OFFICIALLY THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY. With every exceptional home drawing upon design inspiration and featuring a superior specification of luxury finishes, it's no wonder The Chocolate Works received the Best Design award at the Housebuilder Awards. Set in an unrivaled location, close to the racecourse and Bishopthorpe Road with it's lovely deli's and restaurants, yet only a walk away from everything the vibrant city of York has to offer. With many happy homeowners already enjoying life in this iconic development, The Chocolate Works is fast becoming a friendly exclusive community.

  • 25.9 miles from your search location

Tranby Fields, Hessle

Jenny Brough Lane, Hessle, EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, HU13 0JU
  • £ £209,995 To £383,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 26.4 miles from your search location
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