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House Removals St Austell
St Austell is a rich tapestry of green and gold, as wooded hills give way to farmer’s fields. Although a central hub in Cornwall, the town has not lost its true Cornish charm as an old market town but what most travel to St Austell for is the beaches and scenery. The area boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall and is sometimes referred to as the Cornish Riviera.
St Austell’s port is the lovely harbour of Charlestown which has not been tarnished by the brush of modernism. Also within easy reach are the old fishing ports of Fowey and Mevagissey which are both beautiful examples of Cornish tradition.
Moving to St Austell
Last year most property sales in St. Austell involved detached properties which sold for on average £251,142. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £153,701, while semi-detached properties fetched £171,686.
St. Austell, with an overall average price of £193,339, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Par (£184,415), but was cheaper than Charlestown (£263,508) and Mevagissey (£253,988).
The Britannia Lanes of Cornwall office is located just 40 minutes from St Austell in Truro. Not only can we provide you with a bespoke removals service, we also offer a variety of storage solutions to suit to you.
Attractions and Beaches St Austell
The most famous landmark in St Austell is the Eden Project. The iconic ecological park and educational centre is a chance to experience the largest indoor rainforest and see plants from many diverse climates and environments. On a similar botanical tangent, the Lost Gardens of Heligan are unique attraction. Twenty-five years ago, Heligan’s gardens were unknown and unseen; lost under a tangle of weeds. The ruins and gardens were painstakingly restored and now provide an otherworldly and enchanting experience for visitors.
The nearest beaches to St Austell are Porthpean and Charlesworth. Portpean is a picturesque sandy stretch of sand very popular with families. The water is aqua blue and swimming, windsurfing and sailing can be enjoyed here. Charlesworth is stunning and has been used as a film setting for movies and TV series’. The beach is a mix of sand and pebble and there are small caves dotted everywhere.
Transport Links St Austell
St Austell has a train station, with services provide by Great Western Railway. Direct services to London Paddington take 4 hours 25 minutes. The same train line, but in the opposite direction, terminates at Penzance. This line covers major locations such as Plymouth, Exeter and Reading.
St Austell has a bus station which also acts as a coach terminus for the likes of National Express. There are a multitude of local bus routes, with some adjoining other neighbouring towns.