'Sherborne is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful towns in England. With its abundance of medieval buildings, superb Abbey, world famous private Schools, picturesque Almshouse and two Castles, Sherborne has much to offer visitors. Ideally located on the Dorset and Somerset border it has excellent transport links enabling the town to flourish with a town centre railway station linking Sherborne to Clapham Junction and London Waterloo in just over two hours!
Sherborne is a busy business and market centre for a wide area. It still retains small and specialist businesses and has a delightful shopping centre with a large choice of handcrafted goods and elegant fashions. It has also become an important town in the region for Art and Antique Dealers. Excellent hotels, restaurants and coffee shops/delicatessens and a variety of other good quality accommodation make Sherborne a fine centre for those wishing to explore the delightful and unspoilt Wessex area of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.
With the Jurassic south Coast of Dorset under an hours drive away, endless beautiful open countryside on your doorstep, empty roads, clean air and a tempting average property price - it makes the Sherborne area a highly appealing option for those seeking a better quality of life, a nicer family home, an idyllic retirement or a perfect property investment.'