New Homes in Taunton

Sitting in Somerset in the South West of England, Taunton is a large town with a long and proud history. Just over six miles from Wellington and a touch further to Bridgwater, you can get to both Exeter and Yeovil in around 45 minutes from houses in Taunton.

With Somerset Museum located in the town centre, and open spaces including French Weir Park and Vivary Park, the town’s also known for its cricket team. Whether you’re exploring Quantock Hills or heading further north to the coast, don’t miss our developments closest to Taunton below. 

Brue Place
Brue Place
Huntspill Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3DE
  • £219,995 to £288,995
  • 2 and 3 bedroom
  • Set within 5 acres of open space, Brue Place is a development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes in Highbridge. Here you will find a brand new play area and a proposed new primary school. Within walking distance you will find places to eat and drink. Also on your doorstep is the West Somerset Coastline, which is perfect for enjoying the outdoors. If you want to travel further afield, Highbridge train station is 0.5 miles away.
Harbourside @ The Quays
Coming soon
Harbourside @ The Quays
Rhodfa'r Doc Glanhau, Barry, VALE OF GLAMORGAN, CF63 4JE
  • Coming soon
  • Harbourside @ The Quays is a new development in Barry offering 4 bedroom homes. Situated on Barry Waterfront, our energy efficient homes offer scenic waterside views in a great location. Barry Island and the town centre are within walking distance, plus commuters will enjoy great rail and road links.
Victoria Heights
Victoria Heights
Chudleigh Road, Alphington, Devon, EX2 9SQ
  • £344,995 to £369,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Located on the edge of Alphington, Victoria Heights is a development of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes. There's a play area and plenty of open space to enjoy. Exeter city centre is just 10 minutes away with restaurants, bars and plenty of things to do. Dawlish Warren and Exmouth beach can be reached within half an hour.
Barratt Homes @ Parc Fferm Wen
Barratt Homes @ Parc Fferm Wen
Cowbridge Road, St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 4HJ
  • £220,500 to £306,500
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Introducing Parc Fferm Wen, a development of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes in St Athan. Here you will be next to green open fields and just a short drive from the picturesque Welsh Coast. Families will enjoy the play areas on site, just a short walk away from your new home. There are close links to Barry and Cardiff which will be great for commuters.

What is life like in Taunton?

 

Set into beautiful Somerset countryside yet still offering all the benefits of a major town, buying a new home in Taunton could be the gateway to a wonderful new way of life. Whether you’re local to the area or moving here for the first time, don’t miss offers such as our Movemaker scheme where we’ll pay the estate agent fees involved with selling your current home. 

 

What is there to see and do in Taunton?


You can delve into the region’s rich history with a trip to the Museum of Somerset, set in a majestic 12th-century castle. Sports fans will enjoy a visit to Somerset Cricket Museum or catching a game at the County Ground. Kids can have fun at the play area in French Weir Park, and dogs can tear around Longrun Meadow. 


Local beauty spots include Trull Waterfall, Thurlbear Wood and Cothelstone Hill, where you can soak up the views after hiking to the summit. From Hestercombe House to Vivary Park, you can head north to the Quantock Hills and south to the Blackdown Hills when you’re not taking advantage of all the attractions in the town centre. 


What is education like in Taunton?


There are some excellent local schools to choose between, with Tull CofE on the southern edge of town ranked as one of the best primaries in Somerset. It’s outstanding according to Ofsted, while the central Parkfield Primary and Bishop Henderson CofE are further good options. 


If your children are a little older, the centrally located Castle School is one of Somerset’s top secondaries. Heathfield Community School, meanwhile, is on the north-western outskirts of town and ranked as one of the best sixth form colleges in the whole country. Both schools are classed as outstanding by Ofsted. 


How are the transport links in Taunton?


As well as bus, coach, train and park and ride services, there’s an array of local schemes which aim to get people choosing greener forms of travel, namely though walking and cycling clubs and initiatives. If you do need to drive, the M5 motorway conveniently passes to the south and east of Taunton, providing you with direct access to Exeter in the south and Bristol to the north. 


What is the Taunton property scene like?


Considering its rural location within the Somerset countryside, Taunton has a very strong property market. Prices have been rising faster than the UK average in recent years, so now is the time to snap up a 2, 3 or even 4 bedroom home which opens up to lovely natural scenery on the north-western outskirts of town. 


When you call up to enquire, make sure you ask your adviser whether you can take advantage of an offer such as our Part Exchange scheme, which could save you a lot of money on your purchase.