House Removals Exeter
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, situated on the River Exe. It is a popular place to live, particularly with students who attend the University of Exeter. Full of character and ancient history, Exeter is still able to offer all the amenities and comforts that would be expected of a modern day city.
Exeter is the capital city of Devon and provides the county with a central base for education, medicine, religion, commerce and culture. The city is also home to the magnificent Exeter Cathedral, which dates back to Norman times.
Moving to Exeter
Exeter is a big city, with some areas more desirable than others. For those interested in the area, Pennsylvania, Exwick, Heavitree, and Alphington, are all very popular. Topsham is also highly rated, but properties can be very expensive. For those on a tighter budget, areas on the outskirts of Exeter can be a great alternative due to strong transport links if you do not own a car.
The majority of property sales in Exeter tend to be terraced homes that sell, on average, for prices around £228,202. Flats are fetching an average price of £164,804, while semi-detached properties are selling for £248,062. Exeter, with an overall average price of £244,315, is similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Exminster (£255,431) and Broadclyst (£250,604),
The Britannia Lanes of Devon office is ideally located in Exeter. Perfectly situated to help with all aspects of moving to Exeter, we can also help with any storage requirements you have.
Education in Exeter
Ranked one of the top 100 universities in the world, the University of Exeter is famed for its outstanding academic and athletic achievements. The university has five campuses and a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Exeter is particularly renowned for its courses in biology, zoology, mechanical engineering and European languages.
There are 25 primary schools in Exeter, four referral schools, three special schools, and five secondary schools within Exeter – plenty for parents to choose from. The city also has a number of independent schools, including Exeter School, Exeter Cathedral School and Maynard School.
Transport Links Exeter
One million passengers travel through Exeter International Airport each year, with direct flights to cities including Amsterdam, Paris, Dublin and Geneva. There are also flights to more than 10 UK airports. Many commute to London’s City Airport via aeroplane.
It takes roughly 1 hour 30 minutes to commute on the M5 to Bristol. From Bristol, the M4 takes travellers to London (3 hours 30 minutes) and to destinations in the north. The A30 is an alternative route to London, via Dorset and Hampshire.
Exeter has 9 local stations, with two main lines into Paddington and Waterloo stations in London. Direct trains operate from Exeter to many other UK destinations. Journey time to Paddington takes 2 hours 15 minutes, and 3 hours 15 minutes to Waterloo.