Gerddi Castell - the name means 'castle gardens' - is just a stone's throw from Coity Castle near Bridgend. A Grade 1 listed building, the ruins of this Norman castle are a local landmark - a symbol of the proud history of this part of the country. Just down the road you'll find a wide choice of beautifully designed new homes for families of all ages.
Midway between Cardiff and Swansea, Gerddi Castell is a perfect place to live, in a thriving and popular neighbourhood close to the amenities of Bridgend. Just a short drive from the M4 motorway and surrounded by the South Wales countryside, you'll find everything you need for today's modern lifestyles.
Families with young children will appreciate the local nursery, and you have a choice of primary schools close at hand. In Bridgend, within just a short drive, there are several popular secondary schools.
The village of Coity has local shops and the village post office, plus the popular Six Bells Inn. Just 6 minutes' drive away there is a Sainsbury's supermarket. In Bridgend, around 2.5 miles away, you'll find a range of national High Street stores, plus independent specialist shops, plus a wide choice of cafés and restaurants for refreshment while you're shopping.
McArthur Glen Designer Outlet is a major retail destination in Bridgend, offering over 90 leading brands. There are restaurants to suit all tastes, and bargains to be found for all the family.
Keeping fit and healthy is never a problem, with state-of-the-art gyms at Physique & Leisure in Brackla and Bridgend Life Centre, which has swimming, sports halls and fitness studios. There are golf courses nearby including Coed-y-Mwstwr Golf Club. For kids and beginners, Bridgend Sports Club fields teams of all ages, for boys and girls.
Getting around the area, for work or pleasure, is simple. By car, Gerddi Castell is just 11 minutes' drive from the M4 (Junction 36), putting Swansea (23 miles), Cardiff (21 miles) and Bristol (60 miles) within east reach. By train, Bridgend station is 2 miles away (9 minutes' drive), offering services to Cardiff (from 21 mins), Swansea (from 32 mins) and throughout the region. There are direct trains to London (Paddington 2.5 hours).
With the coast at Porthcawl and the market town of Cowbridge, both a short drive away, plus glorious country walks all around, you're sure to be love living in a new Taylor Wimpey home at Gerddi Castell.