Whilst you might expect to find Robin Hood running around forests with his Merry Men, Nottingham has almost reinvented itself as a big city in recent times.
There are plenty of houses for sale in Nottingham, whichever location you choose to look in, every town has its own unique identity. If you’re more of a city slicker, consider Arnold, Beeston or West Bridgford for commuting to the city centre. But if you prefer the countryside, places such as Burton Joyce, Hucknall and Mansfield might be more what you’re looking for.
Whether it’s for the relaxing countryside home or the vibrant nightlife of the city centre, Nottingham is well equipped and has everything you need.
With a “good” or “outstanding” rating from Ofsted for most primary and secondary schools in Nottingham, you can be sure you’re sending your children to learn from the best.
For further education, Nottingham has both Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham. The latter of course is one of the top 20 universities in the U.K. And both are within the top 50 of the country.
It’s a mix of both traditional and contemporary which, makes for quite a unique city. The Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem is said to be one of the oldest pubs in England, whereas the Cornerhouse is an exciting leisure complex with adventure golf, restaurants and a cinema.
Nottingham castle is also a tourism hot spot where you can see the museum, beautiful gardens and art that is to offer.
Nottingham also offers wonderful parks, from Sherwood Forest and Sherwood Pines to Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey. And with so many houses for sale in Nottingham, you can be sure that you’ll not be too far away from a park or a forest to explore with the family!
With renovations happening in the once very popular Broadmarsh centre, the intu Victoria Shopping Centre is the ultimate retail destination with shops including John Lewis, Disney Store and Thorntons, it also has a lot of restaurants including McDonald’s, Ed’s Easy Diner and Costa Coffee.
Outside the Victoria Centre, on the high street you can find a mix of local sellers and commercial stores. Ranging from Primark to M&S, TK Maxx to Waterstones, there’s something for everyone.
Transportation / Commuting / Public Transport
Commuting into Nottingham has never been so easy, with a central train station, a park-and-ride tram line going into the city centre and frequent buses, there are many options for getting in and out of Nottingham.
With Uber now operating in Nottingham, ordering a taxi is straightforward and simple.
Driving around Nottingham is quite simple too, there are many car parks dotted in and around the city centre.
So if you want to buy a property for sale in Nottingham that’s on the outskirts of the city, commuting into the city centre is something that is quite easy to do wherever you look to buy.