Courtenay Grange is situated within the delightful village of Exminster, adjacent to the western side of the canal and River Exe. It is a popular choice for those wanting a village life, with easy access to the charming Cathedral City of Exeter. The village has retained its ancient landmarks such as a signal box from the old South Devon Railway, built by Brunel. Situated in the Devon countryside, Exminster's Marsh is a haven for wildlife and adventure. The village has excellent local amenities such as a post office, a deli-style farm shop, individual retailers, a primary school, health and leisure facilities and two country pubs.
So for those wanting a country lifestyle with connections to the city, then Courtenay Grange is the perfect place - your search ends here!
Courtenay Grange, situated in Exminster is well connected to the rest of Devon. In a convenient location on the outskirts of Exeter, the park and ride at Matford is only a short drive away and will connect you with the city centre. Access to the M5 and A38 are less than a mile away offering easy links to the north and South West. Exeter has a well-connected bus station and two train stations for links to all major cities. Exeter International Aiport is only 8 miles away.
A trip to the shops
The village of Exminster boasts traditional and individual retailers, cafes and two welcoming pubs where you can try the locally brewed Ferryman's Ale! As well as keeping its delightful ancient charm, the village also has a few well-known names which makes express food shopping that bit more accessible. The newly modernised Exeter city centre has plenty of national stores, alongside independent retailers. A trip to the cobbled Gandy Street is always worth a visit with tasteful and quirky shops and bars.
Taking time out
There is no better place to take time out than in Devon. Whether it is walking or cycling in the Dartmoor or Exmoor national parks, whilst visiting the local wildlife and Dartmoor ponies, or enjoying a drink on the Exeter Quayside. Sea lovers can paddle down the Exe Estuary to nearby Exmouth beach for an ice cream. For culture, Exeter offers the underground passages, two theatres, cinemas and the award winning Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Closer to home Exminster's healthy living centre has a fitness suite with classes, a kids zone, and after school clubs.
Exminster and its surrounding areas have a number of primary and secondary schools. The small Exminster Community Primary School is rated good by Ofsted. Having recently had complete redevelopment of its schools Exeter offers unique and modern secondary education. Dawlish Community College for 11+ years is not far away and offers a range of subjects. Further education in Exeter includes Exeter College, and the prestigious University of Exeter.
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