At Linden Homes, we recognise why so many people love this part of the world. That’s why our range of superb new homes for sale throughout Bristol are built in carefully chosen locations.
At various times Bristol has been named the healthiest and best place to live in the UK. It has one of Britain's warmest and sunniest climates; it has two universities, stable and growing employment and a rich and varied heritage. There are many reasons you'd want to buy a home in Bristol, but here are some of the main ones.
Whether you're thinking ahead for your children or planning your own future, with its two universities and above average GDP Bristol is a safe bet when it comes to good career prospects. It is 40% above average in terms of affluence and the economy remains stable as it relies on numerous industries such as aerospace, defence, media, IT, financial services and tourism. Additionally, it is a research hub, garnering plenty of foreign and domestic investment.
Not only is famous street artist Banksy from Bristol, but so too are actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Cary Grant and Patrick Stewart. The city has several theatres: including the Bristol Old Vic and the grade I listed Theatre Royal. Plus, if you like period architecture, Bristol has 51 grade I listed buildings and its own unique 'Bristol Byzantine' style.
Bristol is perfectly placed for travel with convenient access to the M4 into London and the M5 stretching from the West Country to the Midlands. By rail you can be in London in around one hour and 23 minutes** and with Bristol International Airport, just 8 miles south of the City, the world is your oyster with flights ranging from Dublin to New York and Switzerland to Turkey.
**Source: National Rail Enquiries