A town in Powys has been named among the most sought-after places to live in Wales.

When it comes to deciding where to buy a house, the decision can be difficult, especially when you're looking to live in Wales.

From tiny villages built around ancient castles to towns pitched up right on Wales' dramatic coastline, and everywhere in between there are so many picture-perfect locations to live.

So if you are thinking about settling down in Wales, here are some of the most sought-after locations to consider.

Most sought-after places to live in Wales

The most sought-after places to live in Wales, according to property expert Thomas Goodman from MyJobQuote, are:

  • Aberystwyth
  • Carmarthen
  • Abergavenny
  • Mumbles
  • Narberth
  • Presteigne
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Caernarfon

Powys town among the most sought-after places to live in Wales

The "delightful market town" of Presteigne, in Powys, was named one of the most sought-after places to live in Wales.

Property expert Thomas Goodman explains: "For those seeking a tranquil escape steeped in history, Presteigne, a delightful market town nestled on the border between Wales and England, offers a charming retreat.

"Explore the well-preserved town centre, where independent shops selling local crafts and antique stores brimming with treasures line the streets. 

"Presteigne offers a variety of cafes and restaurants serving delicious food, perfect for a leisurely afternoon break. 


"The surrounding countryside is a paradise for walkers and cyclists, with gentle rolling hills and scenic trails waiting to be explored. 

"With its relaxed pace of life, stunning scenery, and rich heritage, Presteigne is a perfect choice for those seeking a peaceful and picturesque escape. 

"However, internet connectivity in some rural areas surrounding Presteigne can be slower compared to more urban locations in Wales."

Aberystwyth, located on the mid-Wales coast, also made the list of most sought-after places to live in Wales.