Discover new homes in Castleford
A commuter town seeped in history, Castleford is a hub of exciting amenities and accessible connectivity, well-suited for new homes. Castleford is the place to be for young families. Its quick connections to Leeds and Pontefract make commuting and days out a breeze, but there are also dozens of local attractions right on the doorstep that are ideal for family weekends.
Quiet and thrilling in equal measure, there’s a reason new builds in Castleford are becoming ever more popular. While Xscape and the Snowzone can give you a premier ski-slope experience, the history of Castleford goes as far back as the Celtic Iron Age, and as far forward as the age of coal power. The rivers Calder and Aire connect right above Castleford, helping to form the local wetlands that offer picturesque views.
New builds in Castleford, such as the Verve located in the busting Castleford suburb of Glasshoughton, are far enough away from the hectic high-street to give you weekend peace and quiet, but close enough to the action that’ll always be able to find a spot on match day or space in the nearby shopping centre.
Highlights of living in Castleford
Castleford might be a commuter town, but that doesn’t mean it's not home to its own unique culture and significant historical events. A large and dynamic market town, Castleford is home to numerous independent coffee shops, secluded tearooms, and lively cafes.
While exploring Castleford’s many streets from any new homes, Castleford attractions big and small will no doubt catch the eye of anyone passing by.
Living in Castleford
Life in Castleford can be both active and calm. Some weekends could be a non-stop whirlwind of activity, while others might be nothing more than a quiet day of relaxing. The variety of things to do and places to see are one of the main reasons new homes in Castleford are so family-friendly. But even those looking for quiet new houses in Castleford don’t need to worry about excess noise, especially on match day. The Verve is sat well away from the rugby pitch and Castleford highstreets, yet still within easy travel distance.
Families moving to Castleford also have a great selection of primary schools to choose from when relocating to the area, as well as Castleford and Airedale Academy for when the children are ready to take their first steps into secondary education.