Sitting in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, Northwich is a market town with a rich history and a thriving community. With its period architecture, independent shops, and packed seasonal calendar, Northwich exudes a sense of character and heritage that few places can match. If you’re interested in making the move to Northwich, you’ll find a range of new build homes near Northwich for sale with Wain Homes.
New Build Homes in Northwich
A vibrant market town rich in history and culture
With a recent £80 million Barons Quay retail development, Northwich is a town on the up
11 local schools are rated as “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted in Northwich
Stunning countryside, Northwich offers hiking, cycling, and plenty of outstanding natural sites
Good transport links to Chester, Manchester, and Liverpool
Liverpool John Lennon and Manchester Airport are close by
Although founded as a Roman settlement, Northwich rose to prominence in the Industrial Revolution as a centre for industry and salt extraction from its surrounding salt pans. The remnants of the town’s past can still be seen today in its charming architecture, historic sites, and cultural landmarks, like the Hayhurst and Town bridges, and the Weaver Hall Museum.
Whilst Northwich is steeped in history, it's still a bustling town with plenty to do. Northwich is home to an array of pubs, restaurants, cafes, and bars, and has a busy high street with unique independent businesses and national retailers. The town holds a monthly Artisan Market, whilst the £80 million Barons Quay retail development includes a five-screen cinema and more shops and restaurants.
Northwich also hosts a diverse range of community events and festivals throughout the year, celebrating art, music, food, and more. They include Now Northwich, the Christmas Extravaganza, and the Northwich Festival of Arts.
Situated on the Cheshire Plain, Northwich is ideally placed for exploring the North West. All that Manchester, Liverpool, and Chester have to offer are within easy reach. Spectacular countryside can be enjoyed throughout Cheshire and at the nearby Peak District National Park.
If you’re thinking of moving to Northwich with children, the town has an excellent selection of schools to choose from. Six secondary schools in Northwich and nearby Winsford are rated as either “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted, including Oaklands School (Outstanding) and The County High School Leftwich (Outstanding). Of the 10 local primary schools, three are rated “Outstanding” and two as “Good”.
MAKING YOUR HOME IN NORTHWICH
A home in Northwich puts you in the centre of a characterful Cheshire market town with history, culture, access to green spaces, and great schools. Northwich also boasts excellent transport links. Manchester is less than 25 miles away and Liverpool less than 30, giving you access to national train networks and two international airports. Some of the most popular destinations in Cheshire are also within a short journey, with Chester, Knutsford, Wilmslow, and Macclesfield all close by.
If you’re interested in moving to Northwich, view our available new build homes in Northwich and the surrounding area.