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A much-loved seaside resort since Victorian times, Weston-super-Mare is Somerset’s second largest town, which means a wealth of on-your-doorstep amenities. And with a coastal location settled just below the Mendip Hills, a new home here also offers amazing views across the River Severn. Plus, for big-city life, Bristol is an easy commute by train. 


Buying a new build in Weston-super-Mare

Perfect for interior design enthusiasts, new-build houses offer the ideal blank canvas,  so you can truly make your home your own. High in energy efficiency, they also provide you with easy-to-heat rooms and reduced monthly bills – so you have more freedom to enjoy stunning Somerset. 

Living in Weston-super-Mare

A well-connected location

Just off the M5 motorway, the town is just south of Bristol – making it a great location for commuting, journeying into Devon and Cornwall or north to the Midlands, or for joining the M4 to London. 

Trains to Bristol Temple Meads take just half an hour, and from there you can join the main rail network for destinations across the UK. 

And for international travel, you’ve got the benefit of Bristol Airport which is approximately 30 minutes away by car.  

By-the-sea amenities for all ages

Family-friendly, the seaside town has an enduring feel-good factor that only a coastal location can give with one of the longest beaches in the UK. The town is also under an hour’s drive south west of Bristol, and is well connected for easy commuter travel. 

Local amenities are boosted by tourism, so among the everyday sport and leisure facilities and shops, you also have a wealth of other shopping options and seasonal attractions. Plus, for big-city amenities you have Bristol nearby. 

For education opportunities, you have an excellent range of primary and secondary options including the Bournville Primary School which was previously rated as ‘outstanding’. Weston College also provides further and higher tuition options, and Bristol University is a short commute away.

Coast and countryside

For local picturesque views, you can stroll along the promenade and enjoy the beach on your doorstep. You also have the Grand Pier – a beautiful heritage spot where you can watch the world go by. 

And if you love countryside vistas, just head up into the Mendip Hills via Bleadon and you’ll be on top of the world.

Start your new build journey

Choosing your new home is one of the biggest decisions in life. Our mission is to make that journey easy and your dream home a reality. To take that next step, chat to our team today.

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