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Fareham is nestled amidst the picturesque Hampshire countryside. Its residents can enjoy the charm of rural surroundings while also benefiting from its convenient proximity to other cities. A new build in Fareham is a step back from busy city life, yet a stone’s throw from everything you’d need.

Buying a new build in Fareham

Its rich heritage, close connections, excellent amenities and top-tier schools make Fareham a highly sought-after destination for families to live.

Living in Fareham

A lively market town

Fareham has grown into a thriving market town with a strong community feel, seamlessly blending historical charm with modern elements. Whether you’re buying your first home, moving or retiring, there are countless reasons to choose a new build in Fareham.

At the heart of the town lies the iconic high street, characterised by its Georgian buildings and modern shopping centre. You’ll be spoilt for choice with what to do with your weekends while settling into your new home, with over 300 shops and eateries, including local, independent shops and markets. Whiteley is just a short journey away, another great spot for dining, a trip to the cinema or a bit of retail therapy.

With all of the buzz Fareham has to offer, it’s unsurprising that it’s been frequently listed as one of the happiest places to live.

Sea, green spaces and historic charm, right on your doorstep

We can’t talk about Fareham without mentioning the breathtaking countryside that surrounds it. With many hidden gems waiting to be explored, buying a new home in Fareham will provide abundant opportunities to relish Hampshire’s stunning rural scenery.

South Downs National Park and Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve are ideal nearby destinations for outdoor enthusiasts, whereas the beaches at Lee on Solent, Southsea and The Witterings are ready-made trips for all the family. 

Portsmouth Harbour extends into The Solent, where car ferries pass the Isle of Wight before embarking on journeys across the Channel. Chichester Harbour is a cherished local sailing location, whether you want to join in or simply watch.

Fareham is steeped in history, with many famous landmarks to explore near your new home. You’ll be closeby to Titchfield Abbey, first built in the 13th century and was the home of a community of Premonstratensian canons. It was famously destroyed by Henry VIII and later turned into a mansion. Rumour has it, some of Shakespeare’s plays were written and performed here too.

Keeping you well-connected

At Persimmon, our new builds in Fareham provide the best of both worlds. It’s surrounded by idyllic countryside but also has excellent transport links to major cities - a great home base for the working week. It’s 15 miles from Southampton and 8 miles from Portsmouth, making it an ideal spot for day trips to larger towns that provide even more choice for work and retail.

Fareham comes with plenty of perks, with great transport links to the M3, M27 and A3. The railway station offers regular services to a variety of destinations, including Cardiff, Brighton and London Waterloo - perfect for those who work in the capital. And with a network of other public transport options, you’ll have little difficulty getting to where you need to be while living here.

Our new housing developments in Fareham

Persimmon has homes available across Hampshire, including Southampton, Andover and Porchester. Explore our available new build houses and contact our friendly customer services team to find out more.