With stunning beaches, rugged coastlines and breathtaking scenery, the beautiful county of Cornwall has a character and charm that is simply irresistible. Renowned as a popular tourist destination, there is much to see and do in this part of the south west coast and it is easy to see why David Cameron chooses it for family holidays.
If you are thinking of buying your first home, Cornwall is not just touristy but also a fantastic place to live as it has an array of picturesque villages and towns with excellent amenities and good transport links. With such a varied and eclectic range of Linden Homes property for sale in Cornwall there is something for everyone in terms of taste and budget.
There is a perception that property prices in this part of the country are high and out of reach for the first-time buyer, but this is not the case. Depending on where you look, you can find value for money and there is good impartial advice available online offering helpful tips and recommendations.
From period properties to the more modern and contemporary, Cornwall has something for everyone and living the dream in this most enchanting of English counties could easily become a reality.
Things to see and do
With 100 miles of coastline, it is a haven for surfers from around the world and has a reputation as being the UK surf capital. The county’s many beaches, rivers and lakes also make Cornwall a hotspot for a variety of other water sports including canoeing, sailing, kayaking and windsurfing. In the heart of the county lies rural countryside and wild moorlands begging to be explored.
The towns and villages in Cornwall have a selection of quaint little boutiques and independent stores where you can pick up unique items, not found on the high street. The county also has a lot going on in terms of culture and is home to the world famous Eden Project, Belgrave St Ives art gallery and the Port Elliot House and Garden.
Cornwall is a very family friendly place to live and boasts a number of high quality schools offering a range of extra-curricular activities. It is an ideal place for young children with the numerous outdoor pursuits that are on offer and so much green and open space. For those leaving school there are six universities and colleges offering higher education, and the region also has good employment opportunities.
The county also has one of the lowest crime rates in the UK and offers greener living throughout the region. On top of all this, it boasts the warmest climate and the most sunshine of anywhere in the UK – a reason in itself to up sticks and move to Cornwall.