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Llantwit Major is a popular coastal town and community in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan in Wales. Our development Heritage Gate is in a fantastic location and with its wide range of two, three, four and five bedroom homes, there’s bound to be a property to suit you perfectly.
Lying on the Bristol Channel coast, the town’s Welsh name ‘Llanilltud Fawr’ means ‘llan’ church enclosure and ‘Illtud’ + ‘mawr’ great. Llantwit Major is recognised as being one of the most important early Christian settlement in Wales as Saint Illtud founded a church and religious school there in around 500 AD.
It’s one of four towns in the Vale of Glamorgan and the third largest by population after Barry (10 miles) and Penarth (17 miles), and ahead of Cowbridge, which lies about 4.5 miles to the northeast. Llantwit Major is conveniently positioned just 18 miles south-west of the centre of the Welsh capital of Cardiff, with its fantastic amenities and job opportunities.
Llantwit Major’s medieval cobbled streets and 15th and 16th century buildings add a real charm to the town. With its wealth of history, the compact old town is a maze of narrow streets, old inns and ancient buildings. The imposing church of St Illtud is also worth exploring with its impressive collection of carved stones and Celtic crosses, many of which are older than the church itself. Also within walking distance of the town is Colhugh beach, which has some stunning cliff-top scenery. Popular with surfers, it’s also a great place enjoy coastal walks along the Wales Coast Path. You can also explore the remnants of an Iron Age fort and seek out some of the finest examples of Jurassic-period fossils in Wales.
Living at Heritage Gate means that everything you need for day-to-day living is close to hand. There are plenty of independent shops near by, as well as a Co-op, Spar, and local supermarket chain Filco. As well as the older part of the town with its quaint shops, the Boverton Road area has a number of other shops providing all you need. And Cardiff with its wealth of shops, entertainment and amenities is just a short drive, or train ride away.
The transport links are excellent as Heritage Gate is just a short distance (0.7 miles) to Llantwit Major railway station on the Vale of Glamorgan Line. Cardiff airport is also conveniently close and is just over 7 miles away with its wide choice of national and international destinations. There’s a good road network offering various options for travel in all directions and the M4 with its links east and west is under 10 miles away.
With its fantastic coastal location and good local amenities, we’re expecting interest to be high for Heritage Gate. Arrange an appointment now to find out more information about this exciting development.
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If you are eligible we will buy your house which means:
You can also stay in your current home until your new home is ready to move into which means less stress all round.
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One of the best things about buying a new home is that you can choose to personalise it to make it yours from the day you move in.
Once your plot is reserved, you can start adding your own style and personality to every room with our range of styling options, upgrades and additional fixtures. This is your chance to visualise your perfect living space and create your very own dream home from day one.
Your choices will be added to your home at various stages of the build process, meaning the earlier you reserve your plot, the greater the selection available to you.
What would you choose from our Finishing Touches brochure?
2 bedroom mid terrace house
3 bedroom end terrace house
4 bedroom detached house
3 bedroom detached house
3 bedroom 3 storey house
2 bedroom end terrace house
4 bedroom 3 storey house
The modern town of Llantwit
Major developed rapidly in the 20th century to accommodate Royal Air Force
personnel from the base built at nearby St Athan, but it still retains its charming
medieval cobbled streets and 15th and 16th century buildings.
Close to the town, Collugh’s pebble beach and its dramatic
cliff tops are part of a 14 mile long coastline protected under the Glamorgan Heritage Coast,
which stretches from Newton Point beyond Southerndown in the west to Gileston
in the east.
If you would like to know more about Llantwit Major, please call 01446 502 372 and we will be happy to tell you more.
From the A48: head south on B4268 towards the A48 then continue
straight onto Llantwit Major Road/B4270. Continue to follow the B4270 and at
the roundabout take the second exit onto Cowbridge Road. At the next roundabout,
take the third exit and you’ll find yourself at Heritage Gate.
Llantwit Major has many independent shops near by, as well as a Co-op, Spar, and local supermarket chain Filco. The older part of the town has quaint shops and Boverton Road has a number of shops. Plus Cardiff close-by with its wealth of high street shops and big brands, is just a short drive, or train ride away.
Facilities at the Llantwit Major Leisure Centre include a
small swimming pool, large and small sports halls, the LifeStyle Fitness
Studio, sun bed facilities, conference room and bar. The Llantwit Major Rugby
Football Club has two senior, one youth and eight mini/junior teams, and plays
in Division Four of the Welsh Rugby Union leagues. Football and cricket clubs
for all age groups are also well supported in the town.
School is the secondary
school in the town. The school has roughly 1,300 pupils and around 85 full-time
staff. Immediately adjacent is Llanilltud
Fawr Primary School,
one of four primary schools in Llantwit, the others being Eagleswell Primary School,
Ysgol Dewi Sant and St Illtyd's Primary School.
Llantwit Major train station is a short distance away with
trains to Bridgend and Cardiff Central.
A main general hospital, The Princess of Wales is just 12
miles away by road, in Bridgend.
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Site layouts are intended for illustrative purposes only, and may be subject to change, for example, in response to market demand, ground conditions or technical and planning reasons. Trees, planting and public open space shown are indicative, actual numbers and positions may vary. Site plans does not form any part of a warranty or contract. Further information is available from a site sales advisor.
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Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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