As a family, your decision to move home is influenced by several things. You may be looking for a bigger property, or want to improve your lifestyle, but once you’ve made the decision to move the next task is to choose the right area. Whether you have a checklist of priorities, or just a few preferences, you will want and need your new home to complement and enhance your everyday life. As you can imagine, pleasing everyone can sometimes be tricky, but Caerleon and Langstone manage to meet and often surpass each family member’s expectations. Here are our 5 reasons why families are moving to Caerleon and Langstone.Local AmenitiesWe’re all told to ‘live local’ and, let’s face it, who wants to travel to pick up a paper or pop to the gym? Caerleon and Langstone both boast a plethora of local shops, restaurants, parks and schools whilst still only being a ten-minute drive to the city centre and just twenty minutes to Cardiff and Bristol.Culture & CountrysideBringing new and old together, the Roman ruins and ancient castles have been carefully respected as these once small hamlets have grown around them to become thriving, affluent villages with proud communities. Never to be forgotten, the historical remains become a part of your everyday life, you’ll pass them on the school run and won’t need to travel far to enjoy open, untouched countryside.SchoolsAnyone with children will appreciate the importance of education, and with this comes the worry about catchment areas. Although the admissions parameters may change year to year, those living in Caerleon and Langstone are eligible to attend the notable local primary schools and comprehensive school ranked as being amongst the best in Newport.Transport LinksThe recent and impending changes to the Severn Bridge toll have not gone unnoticed, and as you can imagine have been warmly welcomed, particularly by those living in or moving to Caerleon and Langstone. The area offers excellent transport links to Newport city centre, Cardiff, and Bristol with the M4 being right on your doorstep as well as the A449 connecting you to the West Midlands.PropertiesOnce you have been wooed by Caerleon and Langstone’s charms, the choice of homes will also surpass your expectations of what this all-encompassing area can offer you and your family. From new-build developments to homes filled with character, this special area of Newport brings you a selection of properties to suit your family’s needs and desires. After all, location is important but there’s no feeling quite like falling in love with a new home.How do you ensure that mum and dad can get to work easily, that the kids are receiving a good education, and still fill your weekends with fun things to do? Start by taking a look at the impressive family homes for sale in Caerleon and Newport. We are also residents of Caerleon ourselves, and you’ll find our branch in the heart of the village on Backhall Street - pop in to discuss your next move.