Acorn Urban Village Collection
The Old Printworks, FromeThe Old Printworks is a collection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes located in Frome at the former Butler, Tanner & Dennis site one of Britain’s foremost colour printers. Featuring open green space and links to riverside walks along the River Frome in addition to a children’s play area.
The Old Printworks, FromeThe Old Printworks will feature access to open green space and links to riverside walks along the River Frome in addition to a children’s play area.
FromeA well-established market town, Frome boasts a variety of popular weekly and monthly markets showcasing local produce, independent retailers. The town is bursting with creativity and offers a plethora of different and unique events to experience.
Olivers Building, BarnstapleThese beautiful listed brick buildings together with their riverside courtyard will provide an exciting community on the south bank of the River Taw.
Saxonvale, FromeThe regeneration of Saxonvale, a 10-acre brownfield site in Frome, will see the delivery of a high-quality bespoke residential-led mixed-use development; offering new homes, a variety of commercial spaces including offices, live-work units and other commercial space.
Why move to an urban village?
For many, urban villages provide the best of both worlds. They offer a slower pace of life to city living whilst still having great access to local amenities and vibrant communities. There are bustling high streets with independent shops which offer Scandi-inspired furnishings, vintage books, stylish coffee shops and more. You’ll find an abundance of local green spaces provide idyllic retreats from the hubbub of city life.
The urban village of Frome
Heading south of Bath, you’ll discover Frome. This thriving market town was voted one of the best places to live in the UK 2019 by The Sunday Times. The charming and historic town boasts streets full of independent shops in the creative St Catherine’s artisan quarter. Follow the beautiful winding streets to find plenty on offer from designer-makers, vintage specialists, craft suppliers.
Barnstaple village properties
Barstaple is often regarded as the ‘social heart of North Devon’ due to its central location, its independent boutique shops and its wide range of amenities, Barnstaple is a town full of charm. From the historic Pannier Market to nearby Exmoor National Park you’ll find excellent walking routes and spectacular scenery.
With excellent local amenities, vibrant, friendly communities and beautiful outdoor spaces, it is easy to see why these ‘urban villages’ lure so many people with their relaxed lifestyles.