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A stone’s throw from the sea, Yarm is a picturesque town nestled in the heart of Teesside in North Yorkshire. A market town where history meets modernity, with its cobbled streets, historic architecture, and a vibrant community spirit – the town is a perfect location for a new home with that sought-after life balance. 

Buying a new build in Yarm

A sustainable choice, new-build homes offer bill-reducing high energy efficiency  that’s good for the environment. You also get the added benefit of peace of mind, as new homes are free from the maintenance issues often associated with older houses.

Our locations in Teesside

Living in Yarm

Picturesque views and plenty to see and do

From the beautiful (and very popular) Georgian high street and its boutique shops, to the scenic River Tees, Yarm offers a unique and idyllic living experience. For days out in the countryside, North York Moors National Park is less than half an hour’s drive away. 

And if you fancy a trip to the seaside, Saltburn-by-the-Sea has something for everyone. Including independent shops, restaurants and entertainment for young ones. And of course you have the popular coastal destination of Whitby.

Everything you need

This small market town, and its convenient location, offers everything you need for day-to-day amenities.  From green spaces and community facilities to Middlesborough’s big-town shops, restaurants and entertainment that are only 15 minutes by car – this is an ideal spot full of the modern comforts that match a new-build house.  The village has a good range of both primary and secondary schools, including three ‘outstanding’ rated options, such as The Links Primary School. 

Idyllic and well-connected

Connected by country roads and main A roads, plus you also have the A1 to the west of the town – which offers a direct link to Newcastle,  Leeds, the East Midlands and London. By rail, you can travel to Leeds from Yarm station in just over an hour, or historical York in approximately 40 minutes. For international travel, Leeds Bradford Airport is just over an hour’s drive away.

Start your new build journey

Choosing your new home is one of the biggest decisions in life. Our mission is to make that journey easy and your dream home a reality. To take that next step, chat to our team today. To explore more locations near Yarm, browse our other new housing developments below, including Acklam, Middlesbrough and more…