New Homes in Monkton Heathfield
Make the move
Surrounded by the countryside of Somerset, Monkton Heathfield is a lovely setting for a new home.
The area has great transport links, with easy access to the nearby areas of Taunton, Bristol and Exeter.
Buying a new home in Monkton Heathfield will give couples and families just starting out, the best of both worlds.
Things to see and do
Hestercombe House and Gardens is one of the many highlights of the area. Spread over 50 acres, you’ll experience a lovely Georgian landscaped garden, Victorian terrace and shrubbery, alongside Edwardian designed gardens.
The 17th century watermill shows the historic uses of renewable energy, along with the original working mill machinery. Stop off for a cream tea in the Stables Kitchen Café or treat yourself to a meal in the Column Room Restaurant set inside the house itself. The Hestercombe Gallery on the first floor of the house showcases a number of exhibitions.
The lively city of Bristol is just under an hour from Monkton Heathfield. Offering history, culture, shopping and entertainment, there’s something for everyone.
The shopping quarter in the city centre brings you all of your high street favourites, while Harbourside Market, Whiteladies Road Market and Temple Quay Market offer everything from local produce to global gastronomy.
The M Shed project provides a look at the city’s history over 2,000 years. Interactive displays and films give you a great view of Bristol in times gone by.
Art lovers will enjoy viewing contemporary works at Arnolfini, while concerts and performances can be enjoyed at St George’s Bristol.
There are many schools in the surrounding areas of Monkton Heathfield for families to choose from. The Universities of Exeter and Bristol are close by for those looking to go on to higher education.
Monkton Heathfield has great transport links. Taunton is just 10 minutes away via the A3259, while the M5 provides links to Bristol in an hour and Exeter in 45 minutes.
Both cities can also be reached by train in around 40 minutes, with Exeter international airport just 38 minutes away.