From a Cotswolds cottages and country-barn styles to slick city apartments and futuristic homes, let's take a look at 10 new-build family pads on the market right now for under £500,000.
1. Three-bed apartment, Woolwich, £450,000
Finding a home under £500,000 in the capital isn’t always easy. But this light and airy first-floor apartment in Woolwich has a large open plan living space and comes with a cracking roof terrace.
Located close to the Woolwich Dockyard Overground Station, it boasts excellent connections into central London.
Meanwhile, the beautiful Charlton Park, featuring Charlton House and its gorgeous gardens, as well as the Barrack Fields, which were once part of Woolwich Common, are also nearby.
Available from: Foxtons - New Homes East
2. Three-bed apartment, Ilford, £480,000
A fine example of modern architecture, this three-bed apartment in Ilford has been designed with all the eco-friendly credentials.
Set within a private cul-de-sac, it’s just a five minute walk from Newbury Park tube station, while Newbury Park Primary School is only a short stroll away.
The Exchange shopping mall and Ilford Retail Park are both within a 10 minute drive and Fairlop Waters Country Park and Seven Kings Park are also both nearby.
Available from: Foxtons - New Homes East
3. Four-bed semi, Witney, Oxford, £472,500
Just half an hour away from The Cotswolds and five miles west of Oxford, this traditionally-styled four-bed semi has all The Cotswoldy vibes.
Beautifully decorated in fresh whites, muted mints and cool blues, it has an open-plan design downstairs, with a large lounge and spacious kitchen/diner, as well as a handy downstairs WC with space for a washer/dryer.
On the first-floor are three bedrooms, one en suite, plus a family bathroom, while the master takes over the top floor with its own private shower room.
Available from: Thomas Merrifield - Oxford
4. Four-bed semi, Northstow, Cambridge, £485,000
This four-bed semi in Cambridge has all the eco credentials and lovely countryside views to match.
With an air source heat pump and solar panels, it comes with high spec insulation and energy efficient windows, thoughtfully designed with the future in mind.
With superfast broadband and flooring included throughout, this family home is completely open plan on the ground floor, with two bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor and a further one/two bedrooms and a family bathroom on the top floor.
Available from: Carter Jonas - Cambridge Sales
5. Four-bed detached home, Bristol, £485,000
Just 20 minutes from Bristol city centre and 15 minutes from the beautiful Dyrham Park, this four-bed detached family home comes with a garage and parking out front for two cars.
With flooring and an electric car charger point included, the home has a kitchen/diner, with handy separate utility and a separate lounge.
Upstairs are three double bedrooms (the master is en suite) and a single, which could also be used as a home office.
Available from: Taylor Wimpey - Lyde Green
6. Three-bed detached house, Thetford, Norfolk, £480,000
The last plot available within 'The Lowes' development, this locally built Norfolk home has all the 'converted barn' feels.
With an air source heat pump for underfloor heating and solar panels, this attractive barn-style home is beautifully decorated throughout and comes with a large gravel driveway for multiple cars.
Fully open plan on the ground floor, the main living area is full of natural light, thanks to the bi-folding doors that lead out to the rear garden and statement gable windows in the lounge.
Generously proportioned and designed to maximise on family living space, the home comes with a large en suite master bedroom and two good-sized doubles.
With landscaped gardens to front, rear and side, plus a porcelain tile patio enclosed in Norfolk Fencing, this high end home also has a single garage with an electric roller door.
Available from: Attik Estate Agents Ltd
7. Four-bed terraced house, Kings Heath, Birmingham, £475,000
Chic and stylish, this beautifully designed townhouse in Birmingham is a stone’s throw from the local King’s Heath and Highbury Parks.
With herringbone flooring and bifolding doors leading out to the garden from the smart kitchen/diner, this attractive pad also has a lovely feature bay window in the carpeted lounge.
With accommodation spread over three floors, the spacious master bedroom is en suite and there are two further doubles, a single bedroom plus a separate office space, ideal for home working.
Kings Heath is known for its wide range of outstanding primary and secondary schools and enjoys great transport links to the city centre.
Available from: Robert Oulsnam & Co
8. Three-bed townhouse, Addington Street, Manchester, £495,000
This tardis-like Manchester townhouse in Addington may look reserved on the outside, but inside it has lashings of lovely open plan living space.
Downstairs, the kitchen/breakfast bar/dining and lounge space is completely connected, allowing for loads of natural light and creating a lovely big social hub for the home.
And the accommodation is spacious throughout, with three good-sized double bedrooms (the master is en suite) plus a family bathroom.
There’s plenty of storage space and the home comes with a separate utility area.
Well located for easy commuting and city centre living, this home is just a 10 minute walk from the Victoria Interlink, and a short stroll from the renowned Northern Quarter.
Available from: Settio Property Experience
9. Four-bed detached house, Higher Road, Liverpool, £350,995
Just a 30 minute drive from Liverpool city centre, this attractive four-bed family home has a lovely lounge and separate kitchen/diner with french doors leading out to the garden.
There’s also a handy separate utility, alongside a downstairs WC.
Upstairs are three double bedrooms, with the master en suite, plus a single.
Direct train services run to Liverpool Lime Street in less than 25 minutes from the local Halewood Station, which is just three-quarters of a mile away.
Manchester Oxford Road can also be reached in around 45 minutes.
Available from: Miller Homes - Wilbury Park
10. Four-bed detached house, Northumberland, £350,000
We’re loving the open-plan design of this four-bed family home in Northumberland.
The lounge/kitchen/diner runs across the back of the house, allowing plenty of natural light to pour in through bifolding doors and corner windows.
The entrance hall has a handy WC and a striking open plan oak and glass stairs leading up to the first floor.
The cashmere high gloss kitchen features integrated appliances with white ice quartz work tops and there’s a handy utility room for muddy boots and paws.
There’s also a spare room which could be used as a snug, study, play or games room.
Upstairs, two of the four bedrooms are en suite and there’s a family bathroom.
Available from: Bridgfords - Ponteland