Located on the edge of the River Tone, Waterside Place benefits from stunning waterside views, while absorbing the surrounding green spaces. The development benefits from a spacious communal courtyard and ample parking space. Its location is second to none and benefits from being within walking distance of all the town has to offer. From inside, the apartments offer exquisite views of the Somerset landscape while large windows allow the natural light to stream in.
Taunton is perfectly located to provide ease of access to both city and countryside life. The town is well-positioned on the key road and rail corridor between Bristol and Exeter. Via train provides direct services to Reading and London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, and the North of England. This enables residents to reach Bristol within 35 minutes and London within 1 hour and 30 minutes. The M5, which forms part of the national strategic road network, serves the town and the borough via J25 & J26. There are also substantial sections of off-road cycle routes, which often follow the canal, river, and green corridors into the town center. Taunton's 'Connecting Our Garden Town' plans to boost local and national connectivity further. A 20-year plan is a holistic approach to improving transport, ranging from rail and bus to cycling and more modern solutions.
The town is home to a range of employment, medical, education, leisure, and retail destinations and public services, acting as an important hub for the wider area; and a Strong track record of securing government funding. Just 35 minutes away is the city of Bristol, making Taunton a prime commuter town. Over 135,000 are employed in the city, with multinational corporations such as Deloitte, PWC, and Airbus residing here. By the end of 2023, Bristol is set to have a £14.7bn economy, growing £500m from 2022. Much of the county is scenic and unspoiled. Tourism is a major industry, supporting thousands across the county. Attractions include the coastal towns, from the west to the northeast, with their various piers and beaches. Inland the county is made up of many picturesque market towns and countryside.
Sitting on the edge of the River Tone, the county capital of Somerset is a delightful town with a great mix of shops, restaurants, and bars. The town has a great mix of old and new architecture, and, due to its central location, is the perfect base from which to explore all of Somerset’s wonders. This central location is a significant driver of the high levels of demand from holidaymakers.
The Guardian has previously identified Taunton as a holiday let hotspot. The town topped Halifax’s UK house price growth table with a 21.8% increase to £315,759. In 2021, Taunton had the fastest growing population in Somerset.
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