Exploring North Devon - why this part of the South West is such a wonderful place to live.

20 October 2017

North Devon offers a wide range of walking and cycle trails such as which runs through the Taw Estuary and the UNESCO North Devon Biosphere. These beautiful places are free to explore, so day trips out don’t have to burn a hole in your pocket.

In fact, North Devon has such an idyllic landscape that it is often voted one of the top places to live in the West Country, and is also an incredibly safe place to live. New builds in North Devon are becoming an increasingly popular way to relocate to the area, especially with the help of the Government’s Help to Buy Scheme.

One of North Devon’s many hidden gems is the coastline of Ilfracombe, including Saunton Sands, Croyde Bay and Woolacombe beach, which can bring many days of outdoor adventure. The coastal stretch includes beautiful sandy beaches and interesting areas of sand dunes and rock pools to explore, with more details on these areas here

However, there is more than just outdoor activities and stunning scenery to explore. North Devon is perfect for food critics and avid foodies alike with Michelin starred restaurants, quaint waterside cafes and traditional afternoon tea hotspots. A few local favourites are featured on the Telegraph’s website including one of Devon’s Michelin starred restaurants, The Elephant. Food markets also offer an abundance of local produce and delicacies such as fish, seafood and fresh fruit and vegetables.

Unsurprisingly, it’s a very popular location to live in. The majority of properties sold in North Devon are detached houses, fetching around £312,728. With an abundance of picturesque towns and villages to choose from, such as Barnstaple, Braunton, Fremington, Ilfracombe, Instow, South Molton, Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon offers something for most homeowners.

New Builds in North Devon are a great choice for those looking to relocate, with many differently sized properties, on a range of plots with secure gardens and driveways. Whether you opt for a large detached house or a small and convenient new build, North Devon is a great place to call home and is convenient for exploring further afield into South Devon, and even Cornwall, too.

We at Devonshire Homes offer high-quality 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom new builds in North Devon. Visit Mazzard View near Barnstaple and Ladywell Meadows located in Chulmleigh today.