New Build Homes in West Dorset

In 2006 West Dorset District was named in the top 10 places to live in the UK. West Dorset is home to major towns including Dorchester, Bridport and Sherborne, Weymouth and Swanage.


Dorchester is situated between Poole and Bridport on the A35. Within Dorchester there are 293 buildings listed by Historic England for their historic architectural importance. The town is constantly expanding with opportunities to buy new homes throughout this historic town.

Dorchester has a semi professional football team and rugby union team. Travel links are good by road, through traffic being routed around the town by way of a bypass. Dorchester also has two train stations including a mainline to Bournemouth, Southampton and London.

Dorchester is 8 miles from the beaches of Weymouth and surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Poundbury, built on land owned by the Duchy of Cornwall and championed by Prince Charles, is on the outskirts of Dorchester . The development of new homes, the village and businesses is expected to be completed by 2025 and will be home to 6000 residents. Further new home development opportunities include the Brewery Square development. Offering new homes, shops and restaurants this outstanding development occupies the site of the old Eldridge Pope Brewery.

New Homes are available in Dorchester range in value from £146,250 to £895,000 [2019]

Average house prices in Dorchester £295,835 [2018]


Weymouth is a seaside town situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Weymouth is the third largest town in Dorset, is regarded as a tourist destination and is situated half way along the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage site.

The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy was host to sailing events during the 2012 Olympic Games held in the UK.

Famed architect Sir Christopher Wren was the Member Of Parliament for Weymouth in 1702, controlling the local quarries Wren commissioned the building of St Paul’s Cathedral London from Portland stone.

New Homes in Weymouth currently range in value from £160,000 to £1.9m. [2019]

Average house prices in Weymouth £255,209 [2018]


Sherborne is considered one of the most beautiful towns in England. With its abundance of medieval buildings, Abbey, world famous Schools, picturesque Almshouse and two Castles, Sherborne has much to offer. Ideally located on the Dorset and Somerset border it has excellent transport links enabling the town to flourish. New homes are currently under construction close to the town centre.

New Homes in Sherborn currently range from £165,000 to £710,000. [2019]

Average house price in Sherborne £316,500 [2018]

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