New Homes in Yeovil
A charming town in the South West of England, Yeovil lies within Somerset but isn't far from the county’s border with Devon. Located a similar distance from Bournemouth, Bristol and Exeter in each direction, new builds in Yeovil are also less than 30 miles from the cobbled streets of Taunton.
Whether you’re going on a family day out to the coast, just 20 miles south of here, or going for relaxing walks through the natural landscapes of Yeovil Country Park, there’s plenty to do. You’ve even got the large Ninesprings park and other central green spaces to enjoy. Scroll down to explore our developments closest to Yeovil below.
Living in Yeovil
With a bustling town centre surrounded by swathes of open countryside and a great location in the midst of a range of notable South West spots, it can seem like an easy decision to buy a new home in Yeovil. Especially when you take up one of our latest offers, such as our Movemaker scheme. This could save you thousands on estate agent fees if you have a home to sell as part of your move.
Things to see and do in Yeovil
The centre of Yeovil is equipped with all the shops you need, while you’ll also find cultural draws such as the Octagon Theatre and green spaces like Milford Park. The southern edge of town is lined with a golf club, the sprawling Yeovil Country Park and the Ninesprings woodland park with its kids’ playground, dog-friendly cafe and scenic walking paths.
Continuing a little further south you’ll come to the Yeovil Railway Centre museum, before reaching wide open spaces like Sutton Bingham Reservoir. From Hardington Moor and Ham Hill Country Park to trips down to the beautiful Dorset and Devon coasts for clifftop walks and days at the beach, Yeovil is also within striking distance of the Blackdown Hills, Cranbourne Chase, the Quantock Hills and the Mendip Hills.
There’s an excellent selection of schools rated as outstanding by Ofsted in Yeovil and its immediate surrounding area. This includes the centrally located Huish Primary School, Preston CofE Primary and Holy Trinity Church School, as well as King Ina CofE Academy in the Somerton area to the north of town. The local secondary is Westfield Academy along Stiby Road, which is classed as good by Ofsted, while Yeovil College caters for students aged 16 and up.
Transport links in Yeovil
Yeovil has two train stations; Pen Mill is to the east of the town centre, while Yeovil Junction is south of here. Trains to Weymouth take 45 minutes, while it’s a similar drive down the A37 to reach this pleasant seaside town. That’s one of the three A roads which serve Yeovil, which you can use to make your way north to Bristol or south east to Bournemouth in just over an hour. Exeter - where you’ll find an airport - is also an hour’s drive away, while there are plenty of local bus routes available too.
The Yeovil property market
In recent years, the Yeovil property market has seen rents rising quicker than property prices, making this the perfect time to buy if you want to live in the area. From period terraces and spacious detached houses, to stunning new homes to the north of town in Somerton, there’s a good choice of properties in the area. Buying new is perfect for modern living, so give us a call today to book an appointment, where we can also tell you more about the Government-backed Help to Buy scheme.