Make a move to beautiful Wiltshire
Bishops Mead is a stunning selection of one bedroom apartments and two, three and four bedroom homes located in Downton, an ancient village in the beautiful county of Wiltshire. Perfect for first time buyers as well as growing families, there's something for everyone at Bishops Mead.
- Choice of 1 bedroom apartments and 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
- Wonderful village location
- Situated in the beautiful county of Wiltshire
- Excellent transport links
- Good choice of nearby schooling
Nestled in between Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the New Forest National Park, the village of Downton is unsurprisingly in a stunning location. Situated just 6 miles south of the cathedral city of Salisbury, Downton lies on the River Avon and is surrounded by Wiltshire countryside. The village benefits from excellent transport links and fantastic local schooling.
Living in Downton means you-ll have everything you need for day-to-day life close to hand as there-s an excellent selection of local shops, including a Co-op supermarket, Post Office, butchers and a pharmacy. Facilities also include a library, doctor-s surgery and dentist. The village has a thriving industrial estate and business centre, which is home to businesses like Hop Back Brewery and Help for Heroes Trading.
Fantastic local schooling
If you have children you-ll be pleased to know the schooling is fantastic in the village. Downton Cof E VA Primary School recently received an Ofsted -outstanding- rating and, for older children, the well-respected Trafalgar Secondary School has a -good- rating. Nearby Salisbury has excellent grammar schools for boys and girls, with private schools including, Godolphin, Chafyn Grove and Leaden Hall.
With its new homes, Bishops Mead embodies modern living at its best, but you-re also not far from cultural Salisbury, which effortlessly combines a mix of old and new. Salisbury-s city centre and its attractive historic streets also make an excellent place to shop. There are hundreds of shops; small and large, chained and independent, meaning there-s something for everyone. There is also a defined art culture, with many art galleries, exhibitions and festivals for all to enjoy.
Getting out and about-
For those who enjoy the outdoors and keeping fit, Bishops Mead offers endless outdoor leisure opportunities from boating on the beautiful River Avon to walking and mountain biking across the Salisbury Plain. The New Forest National Park also provides a variety of leisure activities including walking and riding, with the nearby South Coast home to a wonderful coastline and numerous pristine beaches. Downton also has its own leisure centre within walking distance from the development. Its facilities include a 35-station gym, a four-court multi-use sports hall, an aerobics studio and two tennis courts.
With a peaceful rural feel, all the day-to-day amenities you need close to hand, and close proximity to larger cities, Bishops Mead could be your perfect place to call home.
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