Customer stories

When you buy with Persimmon, you gain not only a beautiful and high-quality new home, but also a brand new community and great quality of life, plus the support of our friendly teams by your side through the journey. But don't just take our word for it - here's what our customers have to say.

A first time buyer journey with exceptional customer service

After years of renting, Charlee and her partner James fell in love with their new Persimmon home on Valentine's Day 2023 - and it was a match made in heaven. Charlee explains how the buying process worked, the experience of buying a home as someone with a visual impairment, and her favourite things about her home. 

Read Charlee's story

Downsizing to a home by the seaside

When Tony and Sharon decided they wanted to downsize, a seaside home at Persimmon's Awel Afan development gave them everything they were looking for - and they were able to save some money using the Home Change scheme. 

Tony and Sharon's Story

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Buying a new build as a solo buyer

After years of saving and living abroad on cruise ships, Ashley knew it was time to settle down in her very own home. She told us about her journey as a solo buyer, and how her new home turned out to be the best Christmas present ever. 

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A perfect Part Exchange solution after a separation

A relationship separation, even when amicable, is a difficult time - especially when there's a house to sell. Fortunately, Richard and his former partner were able to use our Part Exchange scheme to find not one but two perfect new homes. Richard explains how the team at Persimmon made the transition to this next chapter a positive and stress-free experience. 

Read Richard's story

Family life in a Persimmon Hadleigh

After saving hard to get a foot on the property ladder in her twenties, Naomi found herself in a great position to take the next step five years later.

We find out why her dream home was always going to be a new build, and how she’s used her design flare to create a stunning and stylish home for her family.

Naomi's Story

Moving to a new build to be closer to family

With an extensive background in construction, quality was at the front of Peter Woodhams' mind when he was searching for a new home closer to his family.

We spoke to Peter about his new home at Persimmon Backbridge Farm in Wiltshire, his buying experience, and why he chose a new build having never considered one before. 

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Living in a Persimmon Alnwick with young children

With a growing family to care for, first time buyers Kealy and Colby knew that their new home had to provide space for their young children and a safe, welcoming community.

They found all of that when they reserved their Persimmon Alnwick in 2020. Since then, the family's beautifully decorated home has been the perfect place for making memories and providing the peace of mind that comes with a new build. 

Read Kealy's story

Buying a second home with Persimmon

Abbie Hawkins knows pretty much all there is to know about owning a Persimmon home – a sales advisor with the East Midlands team, she’s also bought not one but two Persimmon homes of her own.

Abbie and her partner Joshua, along with their 2 dogs and cat, moved into their new home in December 2022. She shared her buying experience, and how the aftercare provided by Persimmon has helped them settle in their new home. 

Abbie's story

Living in a Persimmon Chedworth

With an expensive location making renting unsustainable, Persimmon brand ambassador Natasha made it her goal to get on the property ladder. 

She tells us about the journey to finding her Persimmon home, how she's personalised it to suit her perfectly, and her tips for how you can do the same. 

Natasha's Story

The journey to a new family home in Rothwell, Northamptonshire

Kitty and Tyler share their experience of buying a home at our Woodland Valley development in Rothwell, and what makes their Blakesley home ideas for their young family. 


Read Kitty and Tyler's story
Persimmon customers Geoff and Thea outside new home

Moving from London to the Welsh coast

A spur of the moment visit to our Awel Afan development in Port Talbot convinced Geoff and Thea that a brand new apartment with a stunning sea view was perfect for them.

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Finishing Touches

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Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 


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Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.

Persimmon Homes official partner with Team GB

We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.

Showcase your style

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