Persimmon Homes

Yorkshire and Humberside

People buying new houses in Yorkshire and Humberside are drawn to the county because of its great quality of life. There is easy access to nature and the outdoors, and the friendly, close-knit community spirit makes new homeowners feel incredibly welcome. What’s more, high-speed train networks in the area mean that travelling into cities for work is fast and straightforward, making it the ideal location for professionals.

So, whether you’re looking for wide-open spaces in beautiful countryside or the bustle of a cosmopolitan city, you can find your home in a Persimmon new housing development.

Buying a Home in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is home to rural villages, coastal resorts quirky towns and some of the largest cities in the UK. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, a family looking to upsize or you’re looking for somewhere to downsize and retire to, you’ll be at home in Yorkshire.

Our locations in the Yorkshire and Humberside

Living in Yorkshire and Humberside

Stay connected

When buying a new build in Yorkshire and Humberside, you can benefit from its great transport links. If you travel for work or visit friends and family around the country, you’re well connected. Trains to London can take as little as 100 minutes, and there are excellent road links to the rest of the UK. Leeds Bradford Airport also offers flights to a range of destinations in the UK and Ireland.

Outstanding schools and universities

Yorkshire has a fantastic variety of schools and universities. Around the county, there are more than 250 primary and secondary schools that have been ranked Outstanding by Ofsted. There are 12 universities, including three in the top 25 in the UK. So if you’re buying a new property in Yorkshire as a young family, you can rest assured that there are plenty of great education opportunities for your children.

Countryside on your doorstep

A new home in Yorkshire and Humberside is a ticket to the great outdoors. With the Yorkshire Dales, the Peak District and the North York Moors within easy reach of urban areas and beautiful countryside throughout, there’s a reason Yorkshire is called God’s Own County. With all this natural space on your doorstep, you can enjoy an active, healthy lifestyle and reap the benefits that nature has on our wellbeing. 

Yorkshire isn’t all about the countryside, though. With picturesque, historic towns and cities like York and Harrogate, and vibrant, bustling cities like Leeds, Hull and Bradford - named the UK City of Culture 2025 -, there’s plenty of culture and dynamism, too.

Our developments in Yorkshire

With Persimmon developments across Yorkshire and Humberside, you can choose from town, city, rural and seaside locations. With outstanding countryside within easy reach and no shortage of things to do in the county’s urban centres, buying a new house here means you can enjoy the best of both worlds.