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The South West City That Could Be A Great Choice For Families

Posted 11 May 2022 by Keith Osborne

Paul Furner of Cavanna Homes believes Exeter has the ingredients to make a perfect place for families to live...

Paul Furner, director of sales and marketing at Cavanna Homes, explains the reasons why Exeter ticks many important boxes for families looking to move to an ideal new home.

Excellent education

Exeter has a good selection of primary schools, including the 'Outstanding' Ofsted-rated Westclyst Community Primary School and St Leonard's (CofE) Primary School, both under five miles from our new homes at Equinox and Cavanna @ Elm Park.

For secondary education, St Luke's Science and Sports College is within walking distance of our Equinox community. There are also plenty of private schools, including The Maynard School for Girls, Exeter School and Exeter Cathedral School.

Exeter is also home to the award-winning Exeter College for post-16 students and the University of Exeter, which is in the top 150 universities featured in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022.

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Superb shopping

The city is one of the region's favourite places for shopping as it provides an array of boutique independents and familiar high street names, plus a great choice of cafes and restaurants.

If you fancy a break from the shops, we recommend visiting Exeter's Cathedral Quarter to enjoy a fresh coffee (or tea) with a tasty slice of cake whilst admiring the iconic Cathedral.

The city centre is easily accessible from our new home developments at Equinox and Cavanna @ Elm Park by car, bike, or bus. You can even enjoy a stroll from Cavanna @ Elm Park to Exeter's Quayside for a bite to eat or an evening tipple.

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Get outdoors

Many of our homes are close to open green space which provide homeowners with additional places to relax, exercise or unwind.

The East Devon Pebblebed Heaths, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is half-an-hour drive from our Equinox community and offers over 1,400 hectares of lowland heath to enjoy. Not forgetting the National Trust parkland at Killerton Estate is a 15-minute drive away and has miles of tracks, woods and open space to explore for all ages, and your furry friends too!

Our homes at Cavanna @ Elm Park, between Alphington and Exminster, are surrounded by Suitable Alternative Natural Green Space (SANG land), and the River Exe Country Park is within walking distance and provides an excellent space for exercising with stunning views of the river and canal.

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