Living in Bath | What is it like to live in Bath – Strutt & Parker


Bath is ideally located at the very southern edge of the Cotswolds and immediately to the north of Frome and Bruton, which are the heart of ‘fashionable Somerset’.

The city is renowned for its elegant Georgian architecture and its famous Roman baths. Celebrated by Jane Austen during its heyday today, the city and its neighbouring villages are highly sought-after destination which consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the country.

Property here is surrounded by picturesque countryside views, some of the most beautiful in the UK, and neighbouring market towns and charming villages.

‘’Bath continues to be the destination of choice for property buyers seeking city life outside London. It provides beauty and culture alongside a great variety of shops and restaurants and 5 independent senior schools. An all just over an hour from London by train.’’ – Strutt & Parker Bath Estate Agents

Fast travel to and from London

Bath is conveniently located and has fantastic transport links, with access to the M4 and M5, alongside railway networks to London, the South West and the North. You can travel from Bath Spa to London Paddington in 1 hour and 15 minutes, while Bristol is just 11 minutes by train.

A laid-back local lifestyle

A small city built on a grand scale and teeming with charm, Bath has all the amenities you need, plus local and independent stores. The centre of Bath is home to top fashion outlets and a mix of restaurants and pubs. In addition to its appealing classical architecture, the historic city is also famously known for its Christmas Market and many musical and cultural festivals, which take place in the town centre and attracts visitors from around the country.

Breathtaking scenery

The natural beauty of the Cotswolds surrounds Bath and is undeniably one of its most appealing features. Bath is the perfect choice for those who want a balance of peace and quiet alongside the city’s energy and elegance.

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