New Homes in Newcastle: Top 5 developments

View over Newcastle and the Tyne Bridge

What are the best new build homes in Newcastle? We ask the residents! Verified reviews on HomeViews provide insights into what it’s really like to live in a new build development. This lets you choose the very best new home for you!

We 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.

The impressive residents’ lounge at The Forge by More. ‘Superenting’

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 and sits on the River Tyne, 226 miles from the North Sea coastline to the east.

Newcastle is usually found near the top of any lists 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.

The Gateshead Millenium Bridge, built in 2001

Property development in Newcastle

Newcastle’s property market has been performing strongly for many years. The North-East’s major 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 bring 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.

Top 5 new homes developments in Newcastle

1. The Forge, NE1

More. ‘Superenting’
4.56 (based on 35 reviews) 4.56 (35 reviews)
Area guide to Newcastle
Image of The Forge, NE1

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.

Read reviews and details of The Forge, NE1

2. City Quadrant, NE1

4.43 (based on 8 reviews) 4.43 (8 reviews)
Area guide to Newcastle
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 various local amenities. Read reviews and details of City Quadrant, NE1

3. Hanover Mill, NE1

4.25 (based on 14 reviews) 4.25 (14 reviews)
Area guide to Newcastle
Situated on Newcastle Quayside, Hanover Mill is a residential development with views of the River Tyne. The development is an approximately only a 5-minute walk away from Newcastle Central Station and  great access to the Universities, Newcastle College, and rvi Hospital. Read reviews and details of Hanover Mill, NE1

4. The Bar, St James Gate, NE1

4.16 (based on 26 reviews) 4.16 (26 reviews)
Area guide to Newcastle
The Bar, St James Gate is located on Newcastle’s vibrant quayside very close to the city centre, which has a large variety of shops, bars and restaurants plus the train station which is on the East coast mainline. It comprises of 142 apartments, which come with a large balcony and a parking space. It is […] Read reviews and details of The Bar, St James Gate, NE1

5. Quayside Lofts, NE1

Wildheart Residential
4.28 (based on 7 reviews) 4.28 (7 reviews)
Area guide to Newcastle
Quayside Lofts is a residential development is located in the Quayside, on the north bank of the River Tyne and only minutes walk away from the City Centre and less than 500m from Newcastle Central Station, which has access to a wide range of rail services. Read reviews and details of Quayside Lofts, NE1

House prices in Newcastle

According to the latest figures from Zoopla, the average price of a property in Newcastle is currently £202,100 (September 2020). The average price of a flat in Newcastle is currently £139,208, while a terraced house averages around £172,435.

HomeViews provides verified resident reviews of the UK’s housing developments. We’re working with developers, landlords and the Government to recognise high performers and help to improve standards in the built environment.

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