If you’re looking for removals in Sherborne, Dorset – or you’re simply thinking of moving to this beautiful town – this weeks blog is all bout the things you can see and do here, along with some local info including the latest house prices. Sherborne is a market town in North West Dorset, situated close to the Somerset border, around six miles from the Somerset town of Yeovil. Sherborne is steeped in history and home to many fabulous historic buildings. There are 378 listed buildings situated in the town – which has a population of less than 10,000 people.

If you’re looking for something to do in the local area, Sherborne is close to both the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovil  and the Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford. The town is also home to a beautiful Abbey, and two castles, one of which was built by Sir Walter Raleigh. The town is also great for shopping with many independently-owned artisan stores and boutiques. But what is it like to live here?

Living in Sherborne

The transport links to Sherborne are pretty good. The town is served by its own train station which can take you directly to London Waterloo in just over 2 hours – or Westward to Exeter St Davids in just over an hour. It is also close to the A30 and A303, which can get you to London by car in less than 3 hours.

There are several primary schools in the local area and an thriving secondary school – The Gryphon School which is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Removals in Sherborne

House Prices in Sherborne

The average price of a terraced house in Sherborne over the last year was around £300,400– with detached properties and flats coming in at around £464,260 and £172,715 respectively. The average price of properties in Sherborne was £330,770. Overall, sold prices in Sherborne were similar to the previous year and 4% up on the 2018 peak when the average house price was £316,630

If you’re thinking of renting in Sherborne then a one bedroom flat starts at around £600 – up to around £995 for a three bedroomed house, depending on location and type of dwelling.

Prices as of July 2021

Move to Sherborne

Are you ready to make your move to Sherborne? Get in touch with us today for a free, no-obligation quote. If you’re thinking of downsizing we have secure, stone-built storage facilities right here in the centre of Bridport. We can help you to pack your things and put them straight into storage for you until you’re ready to deal with them, taking all the stress out of moving for you. Give us a call to find out more.

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