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Shirland is a quaint village located in the scenic county of Derbyshire. Including a great portion of the Peak District National Park and the calming River Amber flowing through the parish, this location is the perfect place to settle down, whether you are a single homeowner, a couple, or a family with children.

A new home in Shirland grants you access to a quaint country village with easy connections to local gems. Enjoy cultural hotspots, alongside great schools for the kids, excellent areas close by, such as the small market town of Alfreton, which is just a seven-minute drive away via Chesterfield Road/the A61. With plenty of facilities to take advantage of, it’s no surprise that new homes in Shirland are in high demand. Keep reading to find out more about Shirland and what it’s like to live in this sweet village.

The highlights of living in Shirland

Shirland is ideal for anyone looking for homes close to nature, with green spaces to explore for long rambles, with playgrounds and parks for families to visit. With easy access to local amenities such as No8 Studio Florists and local delis, this village is bursting with opportunities.

Families with younger children can send their little ones to Shirland Primary School, which boasts a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and is easy to access via car and by foot. Residents can easily access Alfreton train station to travel to surrounding areas such as Nottingham and Sheffield, as well as locations further afield, including London St Pancras and Liverpool Lime Street. Being able to reside in peaceful surroundings by day and venture to exciting locations by night is part of the charm that comes with living in Shirland.

Arts and culture

Arts and culture

Living in Shirland and Alfreton provides excellent opportunities for those who enjoy visiting cultural sites during their downtime. For example, the National Trust’s Hardwick Hall is just 22 minutes away. This glorious, 1500s country house and Elizabethan Hall was once built by Bess of Hardwick, and it’s still a local gem. Stroll across the lawns with the family and admire the flowers bursting into bloom, before heading to the on-site café. Venture further into the outdoors on a walk along with the sublime remains of the Cromford Canal. 


For a small village, Shirland boasts great transport links with the 55 bus operating a regular service, taking homeowners across this area. Alfreton train station is located close to Shirland, offering residents living in or close to this area the ability to travel near and far. If you’re looking for new homes in Alfreton, you could still consider living the quiet country life in Shirland – it’s so close to the great transport links in Alfreton, but with even more of a village feeling. Taking day trips to destinations further afield is seamless when living in Alfreton; this station takes passengers to thriving metropolises, such as Leeds and Liverpool in no time. 


The houses for sale in Shirland and those nearby in Alfreton are conveniently surrounded by local stores, including pleasant farm shops, butchers and bakeries.  Homeowners can also venture on days out to Designer Outlet East Midlands. Head to this outlet with your partner or close companions to peruse high-fashion clothing from Joules, Calvin Klein, Nike, and Tommy Hilfiger, together with retail stores such as Yankee Candle and Lindt. Families can visit this shopping outlet for a day out with the little ones, to frequent the shops before taking a seat at the various dining spots, such as Pizza Express, Wagamama and Costa Coffee. Reach this shopping destination in just 10 minutes via Park Lane and Alfreton Road for days filled with entertainment. 


Living in Shirland enables residents to eat out with joy on an evening after commuting home or over the weekend for pure pleasure, with plenty of varied spots on offer to suit all palates. Enjoy a luxurious bite to eat at Shirland Country Club and The Pines wedding venue, which is just an 11-minute walk from the centre of this village, nestled in the picturesque Derbyshire countryside. In Alfreton, near our new homes in the area, you can enjoy plenty of popular pubs, including The Red Lion, as well as brilliant restaurant opportunities for casual dining over the weekend at the likes of the Italian eatery, Pesto At The Peacock and New Bengal Balti & Tandoori Restaurant for Indian plates.

Where to find new houses for sale in Shirland?

Affordably priced with a range of different property styles to choose from, the houses for sale in Shirland and nearby areas such as Alfreton are perfect for first time buyers, existing homeowners looking to relocate and more. There is a true community feel in the village of Shirland, and other spots are always within easy reach.

People living in Shirland appreciate the culture, available features and ability to effortlessly travel to other marvellous areas in Derbyshire. Our new homes in Bolsover are ideal for those hoping to move near Shirland and Alfreton, as the drive to Shirland is quick, easy, and this destination can be reached via the M1 or A61 and A6175.  

If you are hoping to explore other areas that are situated a little further afield, our new homes in Chesterfield will suit your every preference. Taking an estimate of 25 minutes to reach Shirland by car, via the A61, homeowners can reap the benefits of this blissful market town. The University of Derby can be found here, which certainly appeals to those with older children who want the enjoyment of rural, village life in Shirland but educational facilities within close reach.  

Thanks to the charming community feel, the local amenities and access to an array of locations nearby, there are so many reasons why settling down in and near Shirland is the right choice for you.