Five great reasons to purchase your next home in Chepstow
Yes, we have an office situated just outside the town centre of Chepstow, South Wales, but that’s not the only reason we are biased towards telling people the wonderful benefits of living in this beautiful, sought-after area.
Positioned 18 miles from the city of Bristol and 19 miles from Newport, and with a population of 14,195, Chepstow lies on the border between Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire, adjoining the western end of the Severn Bridge.
Providing some exceptional views, Chepstow is home to the nation’s oldest stone castle, originally built in the 11th/13th century by the Normans.
Here are five reasons why you should purchase your next home in Chepstow.
Sought-after, affluent location
With 20% more higher and intermediate managerial, administrative and professional households than the national average, the Chepstow area is known for its middle-class to upper-class population majority.
Easy transport links and access to cities is available; Chepstow is perfect for those who enjoy the small-town, rural feel, but within easy access to built-up areas if required.
Chepstow has a variety of reputable schools in the area including Chepstow Comprehensive School, The Dell Primary School, St Mary’s R.C Junior and Infants School, and Thornwell Junior and Infants School.
Close community feeling
The majority of people who live in Chepstow have lived here for most of their lives and the community is extremely friendly and welcoming.
A main player in Chepstow’s community life, The Drill Hall has become a major focus over recent years. The Drill Hall holds cinema and theatrical events, dances, concerts, book talks, arts and crafts, and is also available to hire. People of all ages are welcomed to attend the numerous events held throughout each year.
Easily accessible transport and M4 links
Chepstow is perfectly situated just off the M48, linking the town directly to the M4 via a five-minute drive, making it within a commutable distance to Bristol, Newport and Cardiff.
The train station in Chepstow also provides easy, direct links to Cardiff, Newport and Gloucester, and with station changes, to London and Bristol. London and Bristol are accessible directly via train by an eight-mile drive to Severn Tunnel Junction.
Lots to do
Whether you’re a sight-seer, adrenaline junkie or relaxer, Chepstow has lots to offer. If you like to take in the sites and get to know a bit about the local history, you can visit Tintern Abbey, Chepstow Castle or Museum. If you enjoy water sports, zip-wires and getting that adrenaline pumping, you might enjoy a visit to the National Diving and Activity Centre; a day out for all the family. There’s also the option to stay overnight in a wigwam should you wish to.
These are just five reasons why you should purchase your next home in Chepstow. There are many more that could benefit you and your family, and your decision to move to this particular area.
If you’re looking to move to the Chepstow area and are looking for a local conveyancer, get in touch with a member of our friendly Conveyancing Team who will be more than happy to instruct on your behalf.