23 Apr

Yeovil offers good family life

Yeovil offers good family life

Property for sale in Yeovil in Somerset could be the ideal option for families looking to settle down in a peaceful and enjoyable area.

With around 40,000 residents, there are plenty of education options for parents looking for the ideal school for their offspring.

There are a number of primary schools, as well as four secondary schools including The Park School, the town's only independent educational facility.

In terms of transport links, Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction are the two railway stations within the town and they offer regular services to Bristol, Weymouth, London and Exeter - perfect for work or recreational purposes.

There are also plenty of attractions and potential days out for those with children, including a railway museum in the town and the Goldenstones Pool and Leisure Centre.

Preston Park and Yeovil Country Park also offer the ideal location for spending some time in the fresh air when the weather is favourable.

For local history fans, Yeovil has a number of historic sites of interest, including such places as the 14th-century Church of St John the Baptist.

Yeovil was also mentioned in Domesday Book as Givele possibly meaning 'The river noble' from the Old English ea and aerel. The place-name is thought to have derived from the river name.

One of the most attractive locations of the town is the Middle Street area, which is now fully pedestrianised and a bandstand has been erected.

The town is also home to plenty of lovely eateries, serving a real mix of cuisine choices.

Another feature is the town offers a great number of hotels and bed and breakfasts – perfect for visiting friends and family.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801715566-ADNFCR

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