Firepool Lock is an established community offering stunning contemporary 3 bedroom waterfront Villas many of which include an integral garage. This is an urban waterside scheme overlooking the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal and yet benefits from a "countryside" feel but only a short walk from the thriving Town Centre.
An integral part of the regeneration of Taunton Town Centre, these new homes in Taunton have something to offer everyone. Set in the very heart of this vibrant market town, this development offers the chance for first time buyers wanting to get on the property ladder to families looking for more space or to downsize. These new homes in Taunton are situated in close proximity to an array of amenities in Taunton, making this development an ideal location for your new home.
Offering everything from apartments to large, spacious houses, these new homes in Taunton are destined to become a landmark development for Crest Nicholson.
These new homes in Taunton offer excellent transport links, and are located a few minutes walk from Taunton railway station.
This ease of access to the main station means commuters can travel to London in less than two hours.
Firepool Lock also boasts quick and easy access out of town to the M5 and towards the A303 and M3.
Minehead Fleet Air Arm Museum
West Somerset Railway
Museum of Somerset
The Castle Hotel
Farthings Country House Hotel and Restaurant
Nuffield Helath Taunton
Castle Sports Centre
Taunton & Pickering Golf Club
Somerset County Cricket Club
Taunton Cricket Club
Somerset Cricket Museum
Sheppy's Cider Farm, Shop and Museum
The Willow Tree
Blue Ball Inn
The Bank Taunton
The Old Mexican Restaurant
Firepool TA1 1NR to Priory Bridge Retail Park TA1 1QS = 1/4 mile. Approximately 10 minutes on foot.
Firepool TA1 1NR to TA1 3TP Town Centre = 1 mile. Approximately 5 minutes by car and 15 minutes by foot.
Firepool TA1 1NR to Kings College TA1 3LA = 1 mile. Approximately 9 minutes by car and 18 minutes by foot.
Firepool TA1 1NR to Musgrove park hospital TA1 5DA = 1.1 mile. Approximately 8 minutes by car and 22 minutes by foot.
Firepool TA1 1NR to Hinkley Point TA5 1YA = 16.6 mile. Approximately a 42 minute drive.
Distances taken from Google Maps and train times taken from National Rail Enquiries. Crest Nicholson is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.
Taunton locals Paul and Jack moved into their brand new, three-bedroom waterside villa at Firepool Lock at the beginning of March, having spent several years living in the local area.
During a canal-side walkwhen Rhona Cammell first moved to Taunton, she came across Crest Nicholson’s Firepool Lock development. Rhona and her partner Martin were enchanted by the beautiful setting, commenting at the time that “living by the canal would be such a lovely setting”. Following the launch of the exclusive waterside villas at Firepool Lock, Rhona and Martin have now seized the opportunity to purchase a luxurious home at the development with views overlooking the bank of the canal.
Award winning property developer Crest Nicholson has unveiled a new waterside villa show home at Firepool Lock in Taunton. The contemporary three-bedroom Kensington is set in an idyllic location overlooking the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal, and showcases the last remaining waterside villas available at this outstanding development which are available with Help to Buy.
The best building features and innovations are almost invisible – you don't even notice them.
You just find that your home is more comfortable, more efficient and more economical. We’ve highlighted some of the benefits you'll experience in your new home.
UPVC double glazed windows to minimise heat loss.
Symphony fully fitted kitchens are complete with Bosch integrated single or double oven*, gas hob and extractor fan, soft close cupboards and drawers, under unit lighting and recycling bins.
A+ rated appliances Integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer to many homes *, over time these can save on energy bills.
All our homes are complete with heat, smoke and Co2 detectors for peace of mind.
Audio door entry system to communal area of apartments.
* Plot specific, please ask our Sales Advisor for details
Our Commintment to building exemplary new homes and creating sustainable communities is recongised in our impressive array of industry design awards, including more CABE Gold Building of Life Awards than any other developer. This continues to reaffrim both our success in the design and deivery of attractive, envoriomentally aware homes and our position as one of the UK's leading developers.
This Year 2014 we won gold award for our housetype designs at Firepool Lock at the Sunday Times British Homes Awards.
We have a dedicated team of people who continuously procure and source the very latest building materials and innovative technologies to ensure every new home reaches the highest levels of building effectiveness.
We are working to ensure that where possible we ethically source the raw materials we use to construct each home and that all our timber comes from sustainable sources.
The highly insulated walls, roofs and ground floors exceed current building regulations – keeping the cold air out and warm air in.
Unpleasant drafts are a thing of the past and soundproofing is improved to reduce disturbance, ensuring your home really is your sanctuary.
The result is greater year-round temperature efficiency at lower cost and consuming less CO2.
Double glazed windows are low maintenance and maximise natural daylight in your home.
The innovative coated glass is highly thermally efficient which helps keep the house warmer in winter and cooler in summer. When closed, they are a perfect airtight fit.
Say goodbye to cold drafts – and enjoy cosy winter months.
Our kitchens and bathrooms are fitted with contemporary water-saving Hansgrohe mixer taps which provide innovative Air Power Technology.
APT mixes air with water to create a softer, more voluminous and luxurious water flow.
Enjoy your perfect bath water temperature; thermostatic bath and shower mixers give you precision temperature control for your comfort and safety. Better features that provide a saving in water, energy and costs.
External tap and water buts are provided to properties with gardens to minimise unnecessary wastage *
*Plot specific, please ask your Sales Advisor for details
New homes are six times more energy-efficient and generate over 60% less CO2 emissions than older style homes.
A new home helps to reduce what you’ll need to spend on utility bills. In a Crest Nicholson home we've incorporated money saving features such as 100% low energy lighting and use A-rated appliances which do all the hard work for you.
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