15 Oct

Caerphilly: A perfect place for family life

Caerphilly: A perfect place for family life

Moving to a new location with a family can be at times challenging. There are many things to consider - schools for the kids, the commute to work and of course you want to find somewhere that you truly feel comfortable.

For those who seek the to find a mix of rural beauty and Welsh heritage, property for sale in Caerphilly could be just the answer.

Situated at the southern end of the Rhymney Valley under the watchful gaze of the Caerphilly mountain, Welsh town Caerphilly has a rich history dating back to Roman times.

With a population of just over 30,000 people, Caerphilly has a vibrant and typically friendly Welsh atmosphere. Due to the fact that the town straddles the border of both Monmouthshire and Glamorgan, the town is surrounded by attractive countryside.

The charming Welsh town has great commuter links to bigger cities Cardiff and New Port. Cardiff lies just 7.5 miles away and is easily reached by car. Newport lies a little further a field at 12 miles. Caerphilly has two railway stations that provide regular links to both destinations.

Parents looking to raise children in the area do not need to worry about their education. The Caerphilly county borough contains 95 schools which include 79 primary, 15 secondary and one special needs school. Oakdale Comprehensive and Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni have both achieved the top status available in the Welsh Government's banding system.

Caerphilly has an attractive town centre that contains a blend of top high street brands and smaller independent retailers. The area also has plenty of places to enjoy a drink and some food with the likes of the Kings Arms and the Green Lady providing popular social spots.

Summer months see the town hosting the Big Cheese festival which will appeal to connoisseurs of fine cheddar. In winter the town centre plays host to the Festival of Light which sees hundreds of people proceed through the town holding lanterns.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801649565-ADNFCR

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