New Homes in Pinhoe

 

Live the life

If you’re looking for a rural home within commuting distance of Exeter, Pinhoe could be the right place for you and your family. The village is surrounded by countryside yet within easy reach of Exeter city centre, ensuring there’s plenty of great attractions and places of interest near your new home in Pinhoe.

Things to see and do

Pinhoe is within easy reach of Exeter, where you can go shopping at Princesshay, explore the Royal Albert Memorial Museum or watch a show at Exeter Phoenix. While you’re in the city, a tour of Exeter Cathedral is also a must.

If you love getting out in the great outdoors, Dartmoor National Park and the south Devon coast are nearby and perfect for biking, hiking and wildlife-spotting, while the Tarka Trail offers a flatter cycle route along the old Devonshire railway lines. If you enjoy exploring stately homes, historic buildings and gardens, the National Trust’s Clyston Mill, Killerton and Castle Drogo are all nearby.

For sports fans, you can watch top-flight rugby at Sandy Park, home of the Exeter Chiefs, while Exeter Racecourse hosts regular meets throughout the year. The annual Great West Run is a popular half marathon which goes through Pinhoe.

Other places of interest nearby include Rougemont Castle, Powderham Castle and Northernhay Gardens.

Education

If you’re moving to Pinhoe with a growing family, it’s good to know there are many top-rated schools in the local area. St Michael’s Church of England Academy, Ladysmith Infant and Nursery School, Ellen Tinkham School and Broadclyst Academy Trust are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent education is nearby at Bramdean School, Exeter School and The Maynard School.

For young adults, the University of Exeter is just a short train journey away from Pinhoe, ideal if your children want to live at home while studying for a degree.

Getting to Pinhoe

Pinhoe has good transport connections to Exeter and beyond by both road and rail. The village has its own train station with regular services to Exeter St Davids, while the M5 is only a few minutes away.

From Exeter, the journey to Pinhoe takes just 10 minutes by either car or train. Plymouth is 50 minutes away by car travelling via the A38, while Bristol is one hour 20 minutes away via the M5.

If you’re travelling to London, the direct train journey takes around three hours 15 minutes from Pinhoe, while the indirect train changing once in Exeter is slightly quicker. Exeter International Airport is only a 10 minute drive away, ideal if you’re going on holiday or travelling abroad for business.