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Crest Nicholson unveils stunning waterside villa show home at Firepool Lock

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.

This stunning home offers a perfect low maintenance home ideal for both first-time buyers and downsizers. Boasting a breath-taking living room on the top floor, the property is perfect for entertaining with double French doors that open onto a roof terrace overlooking the water, ideal for relaxing outside on warm Spring evenings. The open-plan kitchen and dining room is fitted with state of the art Symphony worktops and stainless steel appliances, offering luxury and spacious living in abundance.

With two double bedrooms, including a master with an en-suite master bedroom, the third bedroom is perfect for a single bedroom or perhaps study or hobby room.

Priced from £295,000, this final phase of waterside villas at Firepool Lock are available using Help to Buy from just £236,000, making them a great choice for luxury living.


Situated in Taunton, Firepool Lock is at the very heart of this charming town that serves as both a cultural and commercial centre of Somerset. The market town offers the best of contemporary living with an array of boutiques, restaurants and art galleries in a quaint setting where you can walk alongside canals while admiring historical architecture. Vivary Park, Oake Manor Golf Club, Taunton Race Course and Taunton Cricket Club are just a number of leisure options, meaning there is never a shortage of things to do.

Taunton is conveniently located within close proximity to the M5 enjoying easy access to the beaches of Cornwall and sprawling nature of Exmoor National Park. Firepool Lock is also within walking distance to the train station which has excellent links to Bristol, Exeter and Bath. 

One of the most problematic areas for homebuyers can be complicated property chains, so remove the stress from your moving experience and consider our Smoothmove scheme where Crest Nicholson will help you manage the sale of your property and will also pay your agents fees.

Rebecca Gripton, Sales Manager for the South West has said: “The waterside villas are truly stunning homes and we are delighted to now be able to offer potential buyers this unique opportunity to experience life on the waterfront at our beautiful new show home.”

Prices for a three-bedroom villa at Firepool Lock start from £295,000, or just £236,000 with Help to Buy now. For more information, please visit the on-site Sales and Marketing suite (open daily from 10am to 5pm), call 0845 8943373, email or visit

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