Oakwood is within walking distance of the historic market town of Chard, with its vibrant mix of shops, restaurants and craft/antique markets.
There are a host of attractions close by for the whole family, including the Ferne Animal Sanctuary with its full-filled activities, Forde Abbey and Cricket St Thomas - both with their stunning houses, landscaped gardens and a choice of family events. Alternatively, for those that love to be beside the seaside or fossil hunt, the development is a short drive to Lyme Regis with access to the Jurassic Coast and a whole variety of coastal activities to explore as well as educational experiences at the Heritage Centres.
For those that prefer to relax and enjoy the scenery, the stunning Oakwood Reservoir is located very close to the development. There are many walks and bike rides in the extensive countryside surrounding Oakwood, with easy access to National Trust sites and areas of special scientific interest including Exmoor National Park. For sports fans, Chard Town Football Club, Rugby Club and Cricket Club are all approximately a mile from the development.
Chard Town Centre offers a great range of amenities, including good schools, health and leisure facilities. There is a selection of pubs, cafes and independent shops as well as well known brands including Boots, New Look and Tesco. Within an hours drive, both Exeter and Clarks Village Outlet can be accessed with a mix of shops and restaurants.
With good road and rail links to the South West and London and the South East, Oakwood is an ideal place to call home.