New homes for sale in Merthyr Tydfil, within commuting distance of Cardiff.
Porth y Dyffryn offers a range of beautiful new build homes, from one-bedroom starter homes through to five-bedroom family home – meaning there’s something for everyone, from first-time buyers to growing families.
Living in the bustling and well-equipped town of Merthyr Tydfil, you’ll have a fantastic range of amenities including shops, schools and a train station within walking distance. You’ll also be on the edge of the Bannau Brycheiniog (formerly Brecon Beacons) National Park, yet still within easy reach of the major centres of Cardiff, Swansea and Abergavenny by road or rail.
A new home here is all about location. The fantastic mix of friendly town living in Merthyr Tydfil, proximity to stunning natural landscapes and convenient access to centres of industry means you’ll be able to strike the perfect work-life balance.
Porth Y Dyffryn is close to the A4060, which links with the A465 and the A470. The A465 is the connecting route between Abergavenny and Neath, and the A470 heads south to Cardiff and the M4 or north right across the National Park, connecting with the M40 at Brecon. These are all key routes for East Wales. Commuters can make the most of frequent train services to Cardiff Central or Cardiff Queen Street from Merthyr Tydfil, taking about an hour. There’s also a train service to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport, just 25 miles away.
Porth Y Dyffryn is well-placed for all of Merthyr Tydfil’s amenities. There are the popular brands at Cyfarthfa Shopping Park, supermarkets including Tesco Extra and Aldi, and a range of shops and restaurants in the town centre. Other handy facilities include a local hospital, train station and leisure centre, plus a good range of schools. Gwaunfarren Primary School is 1.4 miles from the development, and Cyfarthfa High School is under a mile away. For further education, The College Merthyr Tydfil is close to the town centre.
Merthyr Tydfil has a rugby club, football club, and leisure centre for the energetic. For an extra buzz of adrenaline, try BikePark Wales – less than 4 miles away at Abercanaid – with all-weather mountain bike trails for all abilities. Closer to home there are some lovely town parks to enjoy, including Whitey Park and Thomastown Park, and for a spot of culture, you can visit Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, in its lovely parkland and lakeside setting.
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