Why the South West?
With its high value, low crime rate and unspoilt landscape, the South West of England is a prime location for property investment.
Made up of the rural counties of Bristol, Cornwall, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, and Gloucestershire, newly built properties in the South West have seen huge price increases over the past 5-6 years. This has been driven by incredibly high levels of demand and a low supply of quality homes and continuation is anticipated.
Covering 24,000 km2, the South West is a haven of natural beauty, with a breathtaking coastline that's the longest of any English region. Home to historical landmarks such as Glastonbury, Stonehenge and Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge, it's no surprise the South West is a magnet for house buyers and tourists.
From scenic landscapes to world-famous landmarks, the South West of England is a popular destination bustling with tourists. It has the highest proportion of economic output directly related to tourism spending – greater even than London – with its unique attractions and stunning locations a year-round draw.
South West features
With five airports and fast rail connections, the South West is home to the highest number of people who don't need a mortgage to buy their next property.
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