Persimmon Homes

Long Marston

A location like Long Marston is a dream come true for people who want to escape to the country. Surrounded by arable fields and grazing sheep, with air alive with birdsong, your new home in Long Marston is ideal for a quieter pace of life within a lovely rural community.

While there isn’t a wide choice of different businesses vying for your trade, there is a pub and a convenience store. The decommissioned WWII airstrip is now used to host events and festivals including the Bulldog Bash, a popular European-wide motorcycle shindig and also the annual club music festival, Global Gathering. Located half way between the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon and the market town of Evesham, your new build in Long Marston is ideally placed for commuters to Birmingham, Worcester, Leamington Spa, and Banbury.

Living in Long Marston

Getting in on the action

Your new house in Long Marston is just a few miles from all the facilities Stratford-upon-Avon can offer, including the Leisure Centre with a swimming pool and climbing wall, as well as a Sports Club, bike hire, and boat hire. If you're not pedalling, punting or pounding the footpaths, why not take in a show in the heart of Shakespeare country at one of the three Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres - the Swan, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre or The Other Place. If you'd like to see the latest blockbuster, head to the Everyman cinema. Delicious eateries, restaurants and pubs await - just choose whether you'd like a waterfront setting or a hidden gem snuggled in the historic cobbled streets.

Everything you need, nearby

Your new home in Long Marston has a community shop at its heart for daily newspapers and top up shops, and for socialising, there's the Mason's Arms for a drink, a meal or a takeaway. The Lower Clopton Farm Shop at Upper Quinton is a stone’s throw away, for lovely fresh local produce. 

If you're looking for nights out, theatres, executive dining or just a supermarket, it's nearby Stratford-upon-Avon that can give you everything you need. If you're looking for schools, Stratford has a good selection of primary, secondary, grammar, independent, faith and SEN schools. Offering excellent facilities in the village and nearby, your new build in Long Marston is the perfect place to call home.

A great road and rail network

While you can enjoy walks and cycle rides right from your new build in Long Marston, you can also enjoy nearby roads that connect you across the region. Take the road through the village south, and you can visit National Trust Hidcote Gardens, or hop over to the nature reserve at National Trust Dover's Hill. To the north, you can connect with the Evesham road and be at the Racecourse in under 20 minutes. 

The nearby A46 can take you from your new house in Long Marston across to Evesham (9 miles) and Tewkesbury (24 miles) where you can pick up the M5 to the south west. Or head east and take the A44 to the old Fosse Way, and take the A429 south, through the north Cotswolds down to Cirencester (36 miles). The A40 bisects the road near Northleach and gives you easy and fast access to Cheltenham (26 miles) and Oxford (45 miles), turning into the M40 towards the M25 and London (110 miles). 

You can pick up West Midlands train services from Stratford-on-Avon (five miles) for services to London Marylebone in under two and a half hours. The average journey time into Birmingham by train is an hour. For international travel, Birmingham Airport is 32 miles to the north, approximately 45 minutes’ drive from your new build in Long Marston.

New build houses in Long Marston

Persimmon Homes has a number of new 2-bed, 3-bed and 4-bed houses available in Long Marston and new builds in Warwickshire including new homes in Stratford-upon-Avon and Kenilworth. To find out more about our new properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…