Taunton is the largest town in Somerset, half an hour from the coast, situated inbetween Exeter and Bristol. It sits on the M5, A38 and A358 and is well-connected by rail with lines to Bristol, Exeter, and London which trains arriving in around 80 minutes.It lies on the River Tone inbetween the Quantock, Blackdown and Brendon hills. It homes many public parks and has various local nature reserves nearby thus establishing itself as a scenic town.
Taunton is the retail capital of the county with top names for shopping, drinking, and eating. It is home to the beautiful 163ft-high tower of St Mary Magdalene Church and juxtaposes a Saxon past with present modern living. It is undergoing regeneration aiming to establish the town as a central business hub in the South-West. It has a low unemployment rate, great schools and an award-winning hospital. It is also great for sport offering international cricket, a day at the races, polo and a British cycle race.
Farmhouses, town houses, detacheds, bungalows, cottages, terraces and semis are all on offer ranging from £750 000 - £130 000. Staplegrove, Comeytrowe, Trull and the areas around South Road and Stoke Road are popular places to live as are the surrounding villages of Kingston St Mary, Puriton, Pawlett and Mark.