Bath is of historical significance as a former Roman Spa town and has its own unique architecture. Located in Somerset, just 13 miles from Bristol, it has two universities, as well as a host of cultural sites including theatres, galleries and sporting venues. The main industries in the town are tourism, with 3.8 million visitors each year, as well as IT and creative industries.
Such is the popularity of the area that new developments sell quickly to a waiting list of families and young professionals keen to experience and best of “both worlds” life. Popular locations include Beckington, Oldfield Park and the outskirts of Bristol. The M4 and M5 are nearby and train services to London and the West Country are frequent and fast.
Bath is also at the forefront of the organic food wave with many people who live in the city keen to use good, local produce. They even had the first-ever farmer’s market in the UK.
The number one UK housebuilder for retirement propertiesMcCarthy and Stone is the leading retirement housebuilder in the UK and the only housebuilder to achieve a five-star rating in the Housebuilding Federation Satisfaction Survey every year since the survey started in 2005. The company was formed in 1975 when John McCarthy and Bill Stone entered into a partnership. It began focusing on building retirement properties from 1977 onwards and the rapid growth of the McCarthy...read more