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It is a well known fact that small satellite towns and villages near large county towns, can enjoy all the infrastructure, noise and glamour, the great shopping, large hospitals and sought after schools of its neighbour - but with none of the hubbub. Welcome to your new build in Johnstown, perfectly placed alongside Carmarthen. 

Separated by the tidal river Towy as it winds its way from the Cambrian Mountains down to Carmarthen Bay. And by the handy A40 that makes commuting and visiting Pembrokeshire and the Brecon Beacons National Park a breeze. Close to home, there’s an out-of-town retail park, a large supermarket and all the high street shops, boutiques and delicious eateries of Carmarthen’s town centre – as well as the omnipresent Carmarthen Castle. Choosing a new home in Johnstown, Carmarthen, gives you the best of a quiet small town with all the trappings of city life. 

Our locations in Carmarthenshire

Living in Johnstown

Great proximity to Carmarthen

Your new house in Johnstown benefits from a quiet town location with the county town on your doorstep. That means you have easy access to all the historical character and cultural events, great shopping and nights out, as well as health and education choices within a short drive. Take time out of your new Johnston new build to explore the remains of the medieval castle, with sailing boats bobbing in the river, or have lunch overlooking the Pont King Morgan – an amazing modern landmark.

Great road links from Johnstown

Your new home in Johnstown is just south of the A40 connecting Abergavenny (68 miles) to the east and Haverfordwest (31 miles) to the west. Head south on the A48 and Swansea is a very commutable 28 miles south east from your Johnstown new build, while Cardiff is around 67 miles. A mile and a half away, Carmarthen has a mainline railway station with services to Pembroke, Swansea, Cardiff, London and Manchester. The nearest airport is Cardiff (69 miles).  

Great countryside and fun days out

Carmarthenshire is well known for its beautiful expanses of countryside and long golden sandy beaches. Your new property in Johnstown has countryside, culture and fun days out, right on the doorstep. The Gwili Steam railway will give you a taste of yesteryear along the old Aberystwyth line. Visit Oriel Myrddin Gallery for a dazzling selection of art, crafts and design. Or explore Dylan Thomas' "brown as owls" Laugharne Castle and with his Boathouse Writing Studio. From your new home in Johnstown you can walk the seven miles of golden sandy beach at Pendine - where petrol heads have set numerous world speed records - or to the silent giant hills of the Brecon Beacons.

New build houses for sale in Johnstown

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses in Johnstown and new builds around Carmarthenshire including new homes in Burry Port and Carmarthen. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…