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Your new home in Richmond is at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. Richmond is perched on the River Swale and dominated by ancient buildings including the 15th century Friary Tower that overlooks Friary Gardens and the now derelict Norman castle, founded in 1070. People have lived in Richmond for thousands of years with a Bronze Age sword and Viking sword being excavated as well as Roman artefacts. Touring the town centre from your new build in Richmond, Blue plaques including civil war and Wesleyan preaching abound.

While the beautiful history of the area is always evident, the vibrant cobbled streets packed with high street shops, independents boutiques and lively bars and restaurants make Richmond a joyful place to live, work and have fun.

Living in Richmond

Great schools near your new house in Richmond

From your Richmond home you can enjoy the choice of three schools that have been rated as Good by Ofsted. For secondary education, the St Francis Xavier School - a Joint Catholic and Church of England Voluntary Academy is rated as Outstanding.

Your new home in Richmond, North Yorkshire

Great road links are right on your new build in Richmond’s doorstep. The A66 and A1 are around 10 minutes away to the north and east. While there is no train station, there are regular busses to nearby Darlington (13 miles) – with the nearest railway station – and the Dales. Within easy commuting distance is Middlesborough and Stockton on Tees (30 miles) as well as York (46 miles). The nearest airport is Durham Tees Valley (18 miles).

New builds in North Yorkshire

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses available in Richmond and new builds in North Yorkshire including new homes in North Allerton and Ripon. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…