Liskeard is a characterful Cornish market town, and a past ancient stannary (an area for tin mining), that sits close to the border of Devon. It’s surrounded by spectacular countryside, is a stone’s throw from the South Coast and offers a fantastic quality of life to its residents. The town has been holding a local market since 1240 and continues to do so today. Liskeard offers more than just historic charm however, with excellent restaurants, shopping and schools in the area, plus a vibrant community and a growing population.
At Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new homes for sale in Liskeard across our new build developments in the area.
Liskeard is a historic town, but one with a rising population and a flourishing local economy
The town has two local primary schools
Liskeard is set amidst striking countryside, with rolling hills, ancient woodland and Bodmin Moor
Liskeard has some beautiful nearby beaches, including Lantic Bay and Porthpean Beach
Liskeard has excellent transport links, with Plymouth a short journey away along the A38, whilst Liskeard train station is on the main line from Penzance to London
WHY LISKEARD IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Liskeard is an increasingly popular place to live and it’s easy to see why. It has everything you’d expect from an ancient Cornish market town, with picturesque streets and buildings, a predominance of independent local shops, cafés and restaurants, and a wonderfully laid-back atmosphere.
Situated on the A38, the town is ideally placed for travelling to Plymouth and throughout Cornwall. As a stop on the main train line between London and Penzance, Liskeard offers good rail links to the rest of the country too. Special mention has to be given to the 9-mile Looe Valley Line between Liskeard and coastal Looe as well, which is widely regarded as the most attractive in the UK.
Liskeard serves families well, with two local primary schools in the area – Liskeard Hillfort Primary School and St. Martins Church of England VA School. Liskeard School & Community College caters for secondary age children. With so much greenery, such stunning countryside and beaches in near reach, the town offers a wealth of outdoor activities for children and parents alike.
Cornwall is famous for its cuisine, and Liskeard is a culinary treat for foodies. As well as its fantastic restaurants, residents of Liskeard can enjoy an abundance of fresh seafood and other quality local produce, including Clarence Court eggs and Cornish Blue cheese.
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With beautiful surroundings, a thriving community, a strong town spirit, excellent transport links, great food and even better living, Liskeard is a fantastic place to call home. Whether you plan to commute to Plymouth or elsewhere in Cornwall, whether you’re looking to retire in comfort or raise a family, Liskeard has so much to offer.
If you want to make a home in Liskeard, you’ll find a range of new homes in Liskeard with Wain Homes.
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