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New builds in Staffordshire

Located just above the vibrant city of Birmingham and famous for the potteries that have made the area prosperous for centuries, Staffordshire is a glorious place to call home.

Your new build in Staffordshire has so many cities within easy commuting distance, but is in a wonderfully rural location. To the North, the wild beauty of the Peak District National Park, to the West, the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley National Landscape and to the South, the pretty heather clad heathland of Cannock Chase. There are beautiful places to walk and cycle in every direction from your new house in Staffordshire.

The county town of Stafford has a regular market and farmers markets as well as streets filled with high street shops, independents and local cafes. If you’d like all your shopping under one roof, try the Trentham Shopping Village, close to J15 of the M6 or Affinity Staffordshire, the clearance and discount outlet to the North of Stoke-on-Trent. If you want the thrills and spills of Oblivion and Nemesis, head to the UK’s leading theme park, Alton Towers – or check out the animals at Drayton Manor Park and Zoo. Alternatively, head to bowling, the cinema or any number of playgrounds and parks for a great day out.

If you’d like to immerse yourself in the history of Staffordshire, head to magnificent stately homes that offer a glimpse into the county's rich past. Among its notable historic sites is Shugborough Hall, an elegant mansion on the banks of the River Trent and Weston Park, a grand estate with 1,000 acres of Capability Brown-designed parkland. On a commanding position overlooking the whole county, Stafford Castle, dating back to the 11th century, tells the story of your new home’s turbulent past.

Buying a new house in Staffordshire will put you at the very heart of England with excellent road and rail links to the rest of the country. Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, and Nottingham are all within an hour's drive. Stoke-on-Trent, is conveniently positioned close to the M6 motorway and on the A50, with direct access to the M1 and the East of the country.