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With Portsmouth and Southampton so close by, the seaside village of popular Portchester offers both city life and coastal delights. Settled on the doorstep of Portsmouth Harbour – its an ideal new-build location that offers a wealth of opportunities and beautiful days by the beach. 


Buying a new build in Portchester

A money and time saving choice, a new-build home provides you with high energy efficiency, which means that you have more of your monthly budget to enjoy all that Portchester and Hampshire has to offer. It’s also the perfect blank canvas for interior design enthusiasts to make their mark. 

Living in Portchester

Everything you need

With plenty of local facilities, you also have Fareham which is only a 15 minute drive away. Not to mention the city-sized amenities of Portsmouth, which is a similar distance away, and further east, Southampton – including restaurants, high-street shops, supermarkets and entertainment for all ages. 

Portchester has four primary schools and two secondary options, including Red Barn Community Primary School, which was previously rated ‘outstanding’.  

For Post-16 students, Portsmouth and Southampton offer further education right up to university level.

A well-connected base by the sea

Portchester is conveniently just below the M27, which connects you to both Portsmouth and Southampton. And from Southampton you can access the M3, for a direct motorway route to London via historic Winchester. 

For travel by rail, the Southwestern Railway operates services from Portchester station, with the journey time to Portsmouth Harbour taking 25 minutes and Southampton just under an hour. For journeys to London, Southampton trains station provides routes that take under an hour and a half.

And when you need a break abroad, Southampton Airport is just half an hour’s drive away.

Coast and countryside joy

With the Solent and the Isle of Wight as your neighbours, this area is all about the sea. And if you want to stay on dry land, there are also some great beaches to enjoy: for example Lee-on-the-Solent is half an hour away by car. 

For epic countryside, the New Forest is only under half an hour’s drive away and offers incredible walks with stunning scenery.

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.

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