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Set between Cardiff and Swansea and close to the beautiful South Wales coastline, if you're looking for a new build, Bridgend is a great place to call home. Voted as one of the happiest places to live in the country, Bridgend has a lovely community, with lots of green spaces, recreational facilities and excellent schools. Its proximity to beaches, mountains and great mountain biking has made it a mecca for lovers of the outdoors. 

If you like to shop, your new home in Bridgend has a market town atmosphere with a pedestrianised shopping area offering a wide selection of high street shops, independents, bars and restaurants. There's also a good choice of supermarkets, plus the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet - with massive savings on all your favourite brands - is just an eight-minute drive from the town centre.

Our locations in Mid Glamorgan

Living in Bridgend

Mountains, beaches and more

There’s no shortage of things to do in this part of Wales, especially for lovers of the outdoors. A new build in Bridgend will give you access to a selection of beautiful beaches including Rest Bay and Newton Beach at Porthcawl and Ogmore by Sea Beach. Golf enthusiasts will be delighted with the fantastic courses nearby, including the 18-hole Royal Porthcawl Golf Course overlooking the coast. Closer to your new home, Bridgend has a number of regular events and festivals. If you fancy a day in the hills, the Brecon Beacons National Park is around 35 miles to the north.

Education close to home

Your new home in Bridgend has a good range of schools including nursery and infant schools through to comprehensives and a college - with a mix of Welsh-medium and faith schools.

Great road and rail links from home

Bridgend is located just off the M4, 24 miles from both Swansea to the west and Cardiff to the east. Its central position gives you good access to both cities for easy commuting as well as easy onward travel to the Severn Bridge, Bristol (58 miles) and London (165 miles). Your new build is also close to railway stations in the town, one in the town centre and one in the northern outskirts. From here you can catch a speedy link to Cardiff, Swansea and even directly to London. For travel further afield, Cardiff Airport is just 15 miles away.

New houses for sale in Bridgend

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses in Bridgend as well as new builds and new housing developments in Mid-Glamorgan – including new homes in Merthyr Tydfil and Coity. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…