Best Places To Live In Exeter

Looking for a place in Exeter? We've found the best places to move to.

Exeter is a city that still holds itself as being community driven, with a congenial feeling running through it. Being nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Devon, you can live a city life while still having plenty of options for taking a weekend break to one of the stunning south Devon beaches or the expanses of Dartmoor or Exmoor. The city offers great shopping and a lively food and drink scenes that will keep you more than satisfied.



Credition sits between Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks, surrounded by uninterrupted natural beauty. The town has been a market town through its history and still has a market every first Saturday of the month. It also has plenty of amazing choices when it comes to the restaurants. Perfect for those who are raising a family with a good choice of schools, it is also a convenient 25 min drive to the centre of Exeter.

Average house prices are £288,643



Cullompton is a peaceful town located in the tranquil Culm Valley. With all the local amenities needed in this quiet town, it could be the perfect place for those who enjoy a slower pace of lifes. With a choice of markets in the town including the award-winning farmers market and the chance to walk out of the town and find yourself surrounded by beautiful scenery it's no surprise this is one of Exeter's best places to live.

Average house prices are £266,424



If you want to be close to Exeter but can’t decide between the country and the coast Topsham is for you. It is the start of the coastal line and the end of the countryside. At one point in it's history the town was ac commercial port and although the industry is longer centred here, the town still has a charming maritime feeling.

Average house prices are £402,525

St Leonards  


If you’re wanting to live within the city, St Leonards should be the number one choice. A popular option for professionals and families. It has a great choice of restaurants, cafés and shops on your doorstep and the city of Exeter is also within a 15-minute walk so you have everything you need. 

Average house prices are £346,541