Using a Property Finder in Somerset can save considerable time and effort. There are many merits to working with a professional buying agent who can help navigate the local market, source unique and exclusive opportunities and secure the perfect property for their client.
Somerset is known for its lush green countryside, community spirit and exceptional schooling, as well as local festivals and country shows.
The county offers a delightful mix of property styles and settings to suit a varied range of property and lifestyle requirements.
Throughout Somerset, you can find beautiful period property filled with character tucked away in small hamlets and quaint villages. The main hubs of Taunton, Yeovil and Bath are well spread across the region, meaning living in a more rural, secluded position is not an issue, as you’re only ever a short drive from a wide range of amenities.
Buying Agent Somerset
Somerset property finder, Daniel Rowland assists private clients looking for homes across the county. His keen attention to detail and tenacity are of great benefit to those who retain him to search for a property.
Many who move to Somerset are looking for a home that allows for a quick and easy commute into Bristol, Bath or even London. A local home search agent can help you find a home in a location which will work for your commuter journey.
Searching in the countryside can often be a challenging task, especially if you are unfamiliar with the area. There are so many villages in Somerset that are great places to live and yet many are unaware of their existence.
If you’re planning a move to Somerset and are unsure of the best place to live to suit your lifestyle and where you can find a property that matches your requirements, Daniel can help you find the right location to put down roots.
Our team of Somerset property finders are on hand to assist with your search for a home in this beautiful county
Please do contact us to discuss your search and our services in greater detail.
Property in Taunton
Taunton is Somerset’s county town, located in the east of the county not far from the M5 motorway which runs from Birmingham to Exeter. Taunton has excellent schools including Taunton School, Kings College, Queens College, Kings Hall and Castle School. The town is also famed for being home to Somerset County Cricket Club.
The town has a good range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs and has several hospitals including Somerset’s major hospital, Musgrove Park to the east of the town centre.
Property in Taunton ranges from square Georgian property and Victorian town houses to more modern properties.
Nearby the smaller town of Wellington also offers a good range of facilities and has exceptional schools including Wellington School.
Taunton is surrounded by wonderful villages, many on the edge of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty such as Blagdon Hill and Thurlbear. To the north between Taunton and Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are pretty villages such as West Monkton.
Bath Property Finders
Bath is a well-known for its 18th century architecture and natural hot springs, residents enjoy its green spaces, excellent schools and spacious, period property.
The town centre is offers a full range of shops both independent and chain stores all housed in the golden coloured stone buildings. There are two universities; the University of Bath and Bath Spa, the former offers a wide range of sporting facilities.
There are many highly rated schools in and around Bath including King Edward’s, The Paragon, Prior Park College, Monkton Coombe and Kingswood.
Bath Spa train station provides a direct service to London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads and by road you can easily reach the M4 motorway which runs from London to Cardiff.
Particularly popular with our clients are the areas of Lansdown, Monkton Coombe and Claverton just outside the town. In the town, apartments and houses in the likes of Cavendish Crescent or St James’s Square are desirable places to live.
Bath is a wonderful place to live, known for the exceptional quality of life on offer and the beautiful homes available to buy
If you’re considering buying a property in Somerset we’d be delighted to discuss your plans.
Villages in Somerset
North Somerset is popular with those who commute into Bristol or Bath, there are many charming villages in this area. Those located within the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty are particularly popular with Garrington’s clients. Well known areas such as Cheddar and Wookey Hole are popular with visitors and residents alike.
There are charming villages surrounding Chew Valley Lake, such as West and East Harptree, and Priddy towards the cathedral city of Wells. The period properties in these areas are extremely desirable, nestled in quiet secluded countryside and yet within around 30 minutes’ drive of Bristol.
The pretty village of Wedmore is not far from the Mendip Hills. Wedmore has a number of boutique shops, a post office, bank and several independent shops selling local produce as well as several pubs and restaurants.
Somerset offers an abundance of pretty villages in rural surrounds; West Pennard, East Compton, West Camel, Pilton, Martock, Batcombe, Evercreech and Ditcheat to list a few of our favourites, but there are many, many more to consider.
Our clients’ requirements often include finding both a place to live in a charming village deep in the countryside and yet still having good access to transport, be it by car or train – we can help find the best village in Somerset to suit your requirements.
We’re always available and happy to discuss your plans to move to a village in Somerset.
Choosing where to live in Somerset
Across the county, there are many wonderful towns and villages to consider when choosing the best places to live in Somerset.
The historic market town of Frome has become increasingly popular in recent years, there has been regeneration whilst maintaining the period features that make it such a great place. The old centre is filled with 17th and 18th-century buildings, up in the hills that surround the centre are large Victorian houses.
Not far from Frome, the small town of Bruton has also seen an uplift in demand by those who’d like to live here. Bruton has two independent schools, Bruton School for Girls and King’s Bruton and a non-selective, boarding state school, Sexey’s. Bruton has many period properties built around the River Brue that runs through the town. And there are more modern properties built between the 1960s-1990s on the fringes of the town.
Heading toward Yeovil from Frome is another small town, Castle Cary. Castle Cary is very pretty and its centre is filled with independent shops selling local produce. Castle Cary train station offers a direct service into London Paddington that takes just over an hour.
The cathedral city of Wells has retained its historic architecture, the town centre is a hive of activity with busy restaurants and pubs, as well as independent shops down the high street, and a regular market is held just behind the cathedral on Market Place. Wells also has good schools; almost 400-year-old The Blue School and the renowned independent Wells Cathedral School.
The neighbouring Somerset towns of Glastonbury and Street both offer period homes with thriving town centres. Famed for its sporting excellence, Millfield School campuses are spread between the two towns. Millfield Preparatory School is located on the edge of Glastonbury and Millfield Senior school is in Street.
If you’re considering a move to Somerset, be it relocating to the area or moving within the region, our local property buying agents can assist your search for a property.