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A key location in the beautiful southern county of Wiltshire, Swindon offers excellent commuter links to Bath, Bristol, Oxford, London and beyond. Situated between the scenic North Wessex Downs and the Cotswolds, it’s also close to picturesque countryside – making it a family-friendly, new-home base that provides a wealth of advantages. 


New build homes in Swindon

A money and time-saving option, new-build properties offer an array of benefits that can change your everyday for the better. High in energy efficiency, they give you easy-to-heat rooms in the colder months and reduced monthly bills – so you have more freedom to explore everything Wiltshire has to offer. 

Living in Swindon

Exceptional transport connections

A true key location, Swindon is under an hour’s drive from Bath, Bristol and Oxford. Located just off the M4 motorway, the town is also within easy reach of London and the beauty of the Welsh countryside. The A419, also takes you to the nearby attractive and historic destinations of Cirencester, Cheltenham, and Marlborough.  

One of the principal stations on the First Great Western Line, Swindon train station is a bustling commuter hub. Regular and speedy services mean London Paddington, Bristol, Bath, Reading and Oxford can all be reached in under an hour, while bus services provide transport to the network of picturesque towns surrounding Swindon.

For international travel, Bristol Airport and Southampton Airport are under half an hour’s drive away. And Heathrow, the UK’s biggest airport, is also the same distance by car and rail.

Everything you need

The town and its surrounding areas offer a range of shopping centres, supermarkets, leisure and recreational facilities and cultural activities, as well as numerous attractions nearby.

All the well-known high-street brands can be found in and around the town centre. You also have the original Swindon, now known as ‘Old Town’ area - which is home to quiet courtyards and alleyways, plus a vibrant mix of traditional shops and pubs alongside modern outlets, and stylish cafes and bars. 

Offering a good range of primary and secondary schools, for higher education you also have Cirencester College nearby and various other neighbouring towns that provide schooling opportunities.

Cathedrals and countryside

Surrounded by history and national landmarks that are an easy distance away, there’s something for everyone with a new home in Swindon. The stone circles at Avebury are under half an hour’s drive, and attract visitors from far and wide. And you also have the famous Stonehenge, the cathedral city of Salisbury and Cotswold Wildlife Park for day’s out for the whole family. 

For nature and sports enthusiasts, Cotswold Water Park consists of over 140 lakes, and is a renowned conservation area with a large number of waterfowl and wildlife. Also a popular place for outdoor activities, there are opportunities for fishing, water skiing, sailing and miles of countryside walks. 

Plus, Coate Water Country Park has beautiful lakes and surrounding green open space that’s great for all ages. And with its grand house and landscaped gardens, Lydiard Park offers its own lakes and extensive children’s play area that’s ideal for families.

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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