New Build Homes in North Dorset

North Dorset is mainly rural and is within the River Stour Valley also known as the Blackmore Vale. North Dorset is made up of historic towns including Shaftesbury, Blandford Forum, Gillingham, Stalbridge and Sturminster Newton.


Blandford Forum, situated on the River Stour is a market town known for its Georgian Architecture. Blandford Camp on the outskirts of the town is home to the Royal Signals. The Blandford School serves the town for secondary education and along with two primary schools and the independent Bryanston School.

Blandford is also home to Hall and Woodhouse Brewery established in 1777 and welcomes visitors to its visitor centre, as well as the annual Teddy Rocks charity festival.   Like most rural towns, Blandford has been the subject of expansion over recent years and there are currently a number of new build developments for sale including a recently announced development of 40 homes on the site of the North Dorset District Council offices.

New Homes are available in Blandford Forum ranging in value from £360,000 to £600,000

Average house prices in Blandford Forum £245,769 [2018]


Shaftesbury is a small market town in North Dorset rich in history; dating back to Saxon times.  The town is the home of Gold Hill (made famous by the “Hovis” advert) and has magnificent views over Hardy’s Blackmore Vale.  Shaftesbury is the gateway to the South West from where you can tour the area, from Stonehenge to the east, Bath and Bristol to the north and the Jurassic Coast to the south. Two bedroom new homes in Shaftesbury currently start at just under £200,000.

New Homes are available in Shaftesbury ranging in value from £76,000 to £297,950 [2019]

Average house prices in Shaftesbury £254,578 [2018]


Sturminster Newton is a town set within the Blackmore Vale in a meander of the River Stour. The town is associated with famous former residents; most notably poet and author William Barnes and perhaps more famously Thomas Hardy.

New Homes are available in Sturminster Newton ranging in value from £495,000 [2019]

Average house prices in Sturminster Newton £274,302 [2018]

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