Engaging the services of a property finder in Exeter can save discerning buyers considerable time and effort. Whether you’re relocating to the area, searching for an investment property or already live locally and are looking for a new home our local property buying agents would be delighted to assist.
Those who are new to the city can find the sheer number of areas to consider as places to buy a home overwhelming. Despite Exeter being a relatively small city, many of the satellite towns and villages can often become included in a search for the perfect property further adding options to the list of considerations. A property finder can help decipher the best place to live to suit your lifestyle and commitments.
With the nature of the local Devon property market, the most desirable properties rarely become available to buy and competition to secure them is often high, so it could be that you simply can’t find your perfect property in Exeter. Our local team of professional property finders can assist with gaining access to exclusive purchasing opportunities and ensuring your overall search and purchase is as smooth and easy as possible.
Exeter Buying Agent
Property finder, Jennie Petersson acts on the behalf of clients seeking property in Exeter and across wider Devon. Having worked in several different parts of the property industry, Jennie’s experience is varied allowing her to provide clients with rounded advice.
Having relocated from London to Devon many years ago, Jennie is familiar with the challenges of relocating with family in tow and to a property that required renovation. Jennie has assisted many clients in similar situations, her personal journey provides her with a greater understanding of the typical challenges involved with such a move and how to overcome them.
If you’re considering relocating to Devon, buying a renovation project, rental investment or family home, Jennie would be delighted to assist with your search, whatever type of property you are looking for.
To learn more about our services and to discuss your search for a property in Exeter in greater detail please do contact us.
Our team of property finders in Exeter have a wealth of experience assisting clients to navigate the local property market.
We’d be delighted to discuss your plans to purchase a property in Exeter.
Where to live in Exeter
There are several highly desirable residential areas in Exeter, St Leonards in particular is a sought after place to live.
The St Leonards conservation area is particularly popular with families; well-regarded state and independent schools are on the doorstep. The Magdalen Road is a central hub for the area, filled with independent shops and places to eat and drink.
Within the wider Exeter district area, the historic port town of Topsham located 4 miles south-east of the city centre, on the Exe estuary, famed for its maritime past, is a popular place to live.
Topsham boasts many period properties with much of the town features Dutch architecture, particularly property on The Strand, many boasting stunning views of the estuary. The older properties are now complemented by modern developments on the fringes of the town.
The town is located just a 5-minute drive from the M5 motorway for travel by car and Topsham train station offers regular services to Exeter St David’s and Exmouth. The town has excellent amenities and facilities whilst within easy reach of Exeter city centre.
Top schools in Exeter
There are many excellent state and private schools across Exeter, the city also has its own Russell Group university, Exeter University, which has campuses in Exeter and Penryn and Truro in Cornwall.
Locally there are several well-regarded state schools such as Colyton Grammar, St Peter’s and St Leonard’s primary school. Exeter also has many prestigious independent schools including Exeter School, The Maynard School and the Cathedral School.
When looking for property in Exeter many families wish to be within a short distance of the top independent schools or within the catchment of the highly rated state schools.
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Living in Exeter
Exeter is an incredibly popular place to live and is known for the exceptional quality of life enjoyed by those who live there. Exeter offers residents a unique scenario of having immediate access to a plethora of amenities whilst also being within close proximity to the sea and many beauty spots.
There are many places to enjoy and explore in and around Exeter. Exeter Quayside is filled with pubs and restaurants, many events are run from here throughout the year such as the Exeter Regatta.
Exeter has several nature reserves along the estuary which are popular with visitors and residents alike.
Just outside of Exeter, Darts Farm is a nationally awarded farm shop, which also has boutique shops and places to eat along with a spa and bicycle hire.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, located on an estuary only a short distance from the coast from Exeter you can easily enjoy the outdoors, such as the South West coast path. The local section of the path passes through the English Riviera Geopark and the start of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
Commute from Exeter
Exeter is very well connected by rail and road making it ideal for local commuting and the occasional commute to places further afield.
The M5 motorway is easy to reach and connects the area to Bristol and Birmingham and also provides access to other connecting motorways to reach London, Cardiff and Reading.
Trains leaving Exeter St David’s offer direct services to London Paddington in around 2 hours and around an hour to Bristol and Plymouth.
Located east of the city, Exeter airport offers flights to London City Airport and several international destinations.
Where to live near Exeter
Whilst many are looking for a property in Exeter you might prefer to live just outside the city and benefit from easy access to its amenities whilst enjoying more peaceful home life.
Not far from Exeter is the seaside town of Budleigh Salterton is a sought after place to live, located on the western tip of the Jurassic Coastline between the larger towns of Exmouth and Sidmouth.
Many properties in the area have unspoilt sea views. The town itself offers many amenities and several sports clubs; cricket, croquet, tennis and bowls along with the clifftop golf course, East Devon Golf Club.
On the Exe Estuary, the village of Lympstone, the home of Lympstone Manor, Michael Caine’s hotel and Michelin starred restaurant is also a desirable place to live.
Exeter property search
There are many exceptional places to live in Exeter and across wider Devon, choosing the best location and finding the perfect property in or near to Exeter can be challenging.
Our local property finders would be delighted to assist, making your search and purchase as smooth and easy as possible. To learn more about our services please, contact us for a no obligation discussion.