Where can you buy a new build for less than £300k?

The new year will see the start of a new home search for many. With new-build homes being the most energy efficient and cheapest to run, we are sure they will remain desirable among buyers. But where can you buy a new build for less than 300k?

From Scotland to the south coast, we share links to new build homes available under £300k across the country. Take a look…


The Winton Park development from Ogilvie Homes is located in the regenerated Blindwells area of East Lothian. With thousands of new homes to be created in the new town, it’s the perfect place for families young and old to settle. Being only a stone’s throw from the Firth of Forth coastline and a short drive from Edinburgh, it’s in an enviable location. People looking to live here can enjoy idyllic walks, famous golf courses, and picturesque beaches.

This is The Emerson property from Ogilvie Homes at Winter Park. It is a spacious 3-bedroom semi-detached property in a villa style. The emphasis is on modern living with an open plan kitchen/dining space leading through to the lounge. A downstairs WC also features alongside a handy storage cupboard. To the upstairs, there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom with the main bedroom coming with fitted wardrobes and an en suite.

The price of The Emerson starts from £265,000. You can find this property and others at Winter Park from Ogilvie Homes here.

North East      
Located 14 miles of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Willow Farm from Ascent Homes offers the chance to enjoy semi-rural living in the heart of South East Northumberland. The development is in Choppington, a sought after, delightful area which offers easy access to Morpeth alongside having excellent transport links. The Willow Farm development itself is proving popular with first-time buyers and young families. This is down to the affordability and quality of the properties, which offer accessible entry onto the property ladder.

Seen here is The Elder 2, a 4-bedroom detached property which features a contemporary open plan kitchen/dining area to the rear, complete with a utility space which can be accessed from the integral garage. There is also a useful downstairs WC off the hallway. The upstairs features three good-sized double bedrooms, the master coming with an en suite. Meanwhile the fourth bedroom, single in size could also be used as a home office.

The Elder 2 starts from £259,950 and you can find out more about it, alongside other properties on Willow Farm here

North West

Preston in the North West of England continues to thrive as an area for investment, and it’s seen a significant amount of new housing in the last few years. The location is affordable, ideal for commuters with its outstanding transport connections, and enjoys a high rate of employment.
The D’urton Grange development of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes from Laurus Homes can be found in a popular rural location on the northern edge of Preston. As well as properties for outright sale, there are also Shared Ownership opportunities available.

You can see here, The Henbury 3-bedroom detached property on D’urton Grange. It features a spacious lounge alongside a modern, open plan kitchen/dining space with integrated appliances. A separate utility space and storage cupboard to the downstairs offers more practical living. The property features three upstairs bedrooms, the master having fitted wardrobes and en suite with Porcelanosa tiles.

Prices for The Hanbury start from £250,000 – take a look at this property and others on the D’urton Grange development from Laurus Homes here.

Yorkshire and the Humber

Head south of Knottingley along the Womersley Road and you will come to the Jackson’s Landing development from local Yorkshire housebuilder Noble Homes. This popular residential area benefits from the excellent transport links Knottingley has to offer, as well as its many shops, supermarkets, schools and other amenities.

Jackson’s Landing itself blends terrace, semi-detached, and detached properties on the very site of the former Jackson’s Glassworks site.

This is The Grand Princess 4-bedroom property on the Jackson’s Landing development. Spread over 2 and a half floors, it features a modern open plan kitchen diner, with a separate WC to the downstairs. Bedroom two, three and four can be found on the first floor alongside the family bathroom. Meanwhile the spacious master bedroom with an en suite features to the top floor.

Prices for The Grand Princess start from £220,000. All properties at Jackson’s Landing come with triple glazing and there are other various packages available to choose from. Find out more about the development from Noble Homes here.

East Midlands
You will find the Gleeson Homes development of The Green in the popular village of Blidworth, just five miles south east from the centre of Mansfield. It benefits from excellent links to major roads, plenty of amenities on the doorstep, and a stunning semi-rural location.

You will also find Shared Ownership opportunities available with properties on The Green development.

We are showing you The Renmore 3-bedroom home, the perfect space for modern living. It’s designed around a central staircase separating the modern open plan kitchen diner from the living room. The downstairs WC is a handy extra addition, while to the upstairs the master bedroom comes with a luxurious en suite.

This property starts from £249,995. Take a closer look at The Renmore and other properties available for sale at The Green in Blidworth here.


Who wouldn’t want to live surrounded by green fields? Well, that’s what you can expect from a property on the Pentref Llewelyn development from Barratt Homes in Penllergaer, Swansea. As well as open green space, the development also features a children’s play area.

The secret and majestical site that is the Penllergaer Woods with its stunning waterfalls is only a short walk away. And there are plenty of shops and amenities nearby, with easy access to main roads out towards larger towns and Swansea itself.

The properties on the development all feature a modern design with anthracite grey windows and doors. This is The Matlock, a 3-bedroom energy efficient home with enough parking for three vehicles. As well as benefitting from an open plan kitchen diner with French doors to the garden, there is also a handy storage cupboard and WC to the downstairs. Upstairs and the master bedroom comes with an en suite while the other bedrooms are both a good size. Help to Buy – Wales is available with this property, while there is also a contribution available for key workers.

The Matlock starts from £282,500. You can see it and other homes for sale at Pentref Llewelyn from Barratt Homes here.

East England

With a wonderful location, nestled on the outskirts of the historical market town of Bourne, Oak Spring Place is a collection of 3, 4, and 5-bedroom homes from Taylor Wimpey. It offers the opportunity to enjoy rural surroundings while enjoying the shops, amenities and places of entertainment that Bourne offers. From cafes to pubs and restaurants, there’s even an outdoor swimming pool!

Seen here is The Gosford, a 3-bedroom end terrace and one of Taylor Wimpey’s best-selling properties. As well a having two parking spaces, it’s ideal for growing families or those wanting a little extra space. The downstairs features an open plan kitchen to the rear with double doors leading out to the garden, with a cosy living space to the front of the property. To the upstairs there are two double bedrooms, one with an en suite, and a third bedroom which would be ideal for a nursery or home office.

The Gosford property is available from £225,000. You can find out more about Oak Spring Place from Taylor Wimpey here.

South West
Located south of the River Brue and the market town of Highgate, is the Brue Place development from Barratt Homes. With homes ranging from 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms, the development is set in 4.8 acres of open space with a brand new play area for all the family to enjoy. A pharmacy, shops and places to eat are all a short walk away and a new primary school is at proposal stage. For those who love the great outdoors, having the West Somerset Coastline on your doorstep is certainly a great thing!

The Ennerdale, seen here, is a 3-bedroom property with space for two vehicles to park. It features a spacious lounge and open plan kitchen, and the cloakroom and storage cupboard in the hallway make handy features. To the upstairs there is an en suite to the master bedroom alongside another double bedroom and single room which can be use for homeworking, or as a nursery.

This energy efficient property is available from £289,995. Find out more about the Brue Place development from Barratt Homes here.

South East

The Spitfire Green development in Ramsgate from Barratt Homes offers the chance to live just 3 miles from the stunning Kent coast. With 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes available, there is something to suit all budgets. Plus, the homes are nestled within open green space with planned wildlife areas and a play area for younger residents. Shops and restaurants are only a 5-minute drive away, while you can get to the bigger towns and cities of Ashford and Canterbury easily via the A2 and M2 road links.

Here we are showing a 2 bedroom apartment a bright, energy efficient home which features a stylish open plan kitchen with a sociable lounge/dining area. Triple-aspect views from a Juliet balcony fills your home with light. Two generous double bedrooms and a family bathroom, along with a handy utility room, complete this apartment. This property is listed with Barratt Homes and the price starts from £236,995.

See this and more homes available for sale on the Spitfire Green development in Ramsgate here.

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