The Vale of Glamorgan is a county in southern Wales in the southern part of Glamorgan. It is serviced by the M4 and the A48, linking it to Cardiff, which is only 12 miles away. Cardiff and Bridgend are well connected by rail too.
There is a population of around 120,000 in the Vale which is spread out in towns, villages, hamlets and individual farms. The land in the area is agriculturally rich and boasts beautiful rolling hills, making it perfect for those who love the outdoor life. The county also has a dramatic coastline offering a perfect mix of golden beaches and spectacular rugged cliffs, all with breath-taking views.
The area has a huge range of amenities and schools on offer including the world famous Atlantic College. The town of Cowbridge is regarded as 'the Bond Street of Wales' hosting a range of up-market shops, bars and restaurants. Llantwit Major is a rural coastal town brimming with history and is all little lanes and old-worldy shops. Penarth is a bustling town nicknamed 'the Garden by the sea' housing beautiful Edwardian and Victorian buildings. And lastly Barry, the largest town in the Vale of Glamorgan, has recently undergone a multi-million pound overhaul and is neighbour to the popular Barry island.
A huge variety of property is on offer in the vale of Glamorgan at very affordable prices with flats in many marina developments such as Mariners Point in Barry starting at £140,000, semis from £90,000, terraces, detacheds, and Victorian villas ranging to £300 000.