Where are the best new build homes in Newcastle? We decided to ask the residents! Verified reviews on HomeViews provide the best insights into what it’s really like to live in a new build development in any given city or area. Armed with this knowledge, you can make the best and most informed decision that’s right for you.
Now let’s take a look at the five highest-rated new homes developments in central Newcastle. This includes new homes for rent and for sale, so you can see the very best the city has to offer.
Living in Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne is the largest city in the North East of England. The city has the eighth largest population for urban areas in the UK. It sits on the River Tyne, just under 10 miles from the North Sea coastline to the east.
Newcastle is usually found near the top of any list of the friendliest cities in the UK. Its industrial past has made way for a thriving economy based around corporate headquarters, tourism, digital tech, retail and leisure businesses. Major landmarks in Newcastle include the iconic Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Millenium Bridge, St James’ Park football stadium and The Castle that gives the city its name.
Property development in Newcastle
Newcastle’s property market has been performing strongly for many years. This major northeast city is enjoying increasing prosperity among residents, as well as population growth and healthy house price rises.
New homes developments are also adding to the Tyneside city’s appeal. The North of Tyne devolution deal is bringing hundreds of millions of pounds of investment into Newcastle and its surrounding regions. Strong housing delivery has created a wealth of new homes in Newcastle for renters, buyers and investors alike.
The Forge takes first place in our list of the best new homes developments in Newcastle. A HomeViews award-winning More. ‘Superenting’ scheme by Moorfield, The Forge is situated in the heart of Stephenson Quarter. It comprises 283 pet-friendly, one, two and three-bedroom apartments and residents have access to range of facilities and amenities.
These include a 24-hour on-property concierge service, a private gym, as well as a landscaped courtyard garden. In addition, apartments are available in furnished and unfurnished options and come with stylish premium furniture packages.
Next up, City Quadrant is a mixed-use development located at the western entrance to Newcastle City Centre, just a short walk from Central Station. The development also includes office space and some restaurants and retail space that residents can benefit from. The idyllic location means that residents here can also benefit from everything that exciting central Newcastle has to offer.
In third, situated on Newcastle Quayside, Hanover Mill is a residential development with outstanding views of the River Tyne. It’s also approximately a 5-minute walk away from Newcastle Central Station and has great access to the universities, Newcastle College, and RVI Hospital.
Our fourth spot goes to ‘The Bar, St James Gate’, which is located on Newcastle’s vibrant quayside, and is very close to the city centre. This means easy access to an immense variety of shops, bars and restaurants. Plus, there’s the train station, which is on the East coast mainline. The development comprises 142 apartments, which come with a large balcony and a dedicated parking space. It is a mixed-use development, and features 500,000 sq ft of office space and a 274-bedroom Jurys Inn.
And finally, developed by Omnia Property Group, Northumbria House is our fifth top-rated development and comprises a range of 1 and 2-bed apartments available for rental only. Situated in Gosforth, the development is a few minutes away from Gosforth High Street. This allows residents to benefit from a wide range of amenities and local facilities.
According to the latest figures from Zoopla, the average price of a property in Newcastle is currently £221,000 (September 2022). The average price of a flat in Newcastle is currently £137,904, while a terraced house averages around £191,000.
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