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Area Guide to Property and House for Sale in Exeter

This branch of Hunters is located in the south west of England, in the exciting and historic city of Exeter. Being part of Devon’s ceremonial county, Exeter is home to, and nearby some, amazing landmarks and interesting sights.

The city has a wide range of secular buildings and structures, being common sightseeing locations for visitors. The ruins of Rougemont Castle, built soon after the Norman Conquest, can be visited for those interested in the town’s rich history. As well as this, Exeter is home to The Guildhall - claimed to be one of the oldest medieval municipal buildings still in use, Parliament Street - which is one of the narrowest streets in the world, and the Wyvern Barracks – a former artillery barrack dating back to the 1800s.

For those interested in the more up to date features of the city, Exeter is home to a fantastic city centre, comprised of an abundance of top-end shops, boutiques and cafes. Exeter is as popular through the day as it is at night. The city centre has a wide range of pubs, clubs and bars for those wanting a party scene, and also is home to some delicious restaurants for those wanting a more quiet night.

Exeter has a range of educational facilities; including a number of both government and independent primary and secondary schools. Exeter College is a further education college and The University of Exeter has been listed as one of the top 10 Universities in the UK, comprised of two attractive parkland campuses. There are also specialist facilities available for pupils with sensory disabilities, including the Royal West of England School for the Deaf and the West of England School for the Partly Sighted.

Exeter has a population of around 120,000 residents and is continuously growing. In a research project by the BBC in 2012, Exeter was shown as one of the top 10 British cities for business, showing a huge potential for the city’s economic growth. As well as this, the city is constantly referred to as one of the nicest places to live in the UK, due to its low crime rates, good schools and a wide range of rich historic architecture.

The houses for sale in Exeter benefit from beautiful scenery, as well as the option for a scenic walk up the canal. As well as this, Exeter Food Market is a weekly event selling fresh and locally sourced produce for all residents and visitors, and it also hosts an annual Food Festival. If this isn’t enough, just a short drive away from Exeter is Westpoint, which is constantly hosting a huge range of events from food to music festivals, ensuring the nearby residents never get bored.

Exeter is an amazing place to invest in property, so if you have any more questions or would like more information about houses for sale and rent, contact Hunters Estate Agents in Exeter