A market town in the south of Devon and the south-east of England more generally, Newton Abbott presents a fantastic place to live for young families, professionals and retirees alike. Occupied by the romans and the home to a Norman castle, Newton Abbott became a market town in the thirteenth century and later became important in the production of wool and leather via the sheep rearing which took place in the area. Newton Abbott is close to the Dartmoor, rendering it a perfect place for those looking for some outdoor adventure. Those who favour shopping to hiking will find a range of independent and high street retailers in the town, with foodies well-served by a range of fantastic pubs, cafes and restaurants. There are several schools in the town and surrounding area, rendering it perfect for young and growing families. Homes in Newton Abbot range from modern flats and apartments to beautiful historic houses and everything in between, including fantastic family homes and terraces perfect for young professionals.