Discover houses for sale in Shirland
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.
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.