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5 Reasons To Buy In Rothwell

Situated between Leeds and Wakefield, Rothwell is a popular suburb and attracts a range of residents, we’ve taken a look at just some of the many reasons there are to buy in Rothwell.

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1. If You're Looking For Good Schools

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Finding that perfect school for your little one can be a challenge, every child is different so ensuring the perfect fit for your child is priority. Rothwell has a range of schools to choose from so there is no shortage of options! When it comes to moving to secondary school, there are 2 large high schools in the area meaning you don’t have relocate or travel for miles when your child reaches high school age. If you would like to see a full list of schools available in the Rothwell area, alongside Ofsted reports and catchment areas, use our handy school finder here.

2. If You're A First Time Buyer

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Getting onto the property ladder can feel almost impossible at times, but looking in the right area is key. Rothwell is the perfect place to purchase your first property due to the range of property types available. Whatever you’re preference in number of bedrooms, style, size and budget, Rothwell will have something to suit you. With the average selling price in Rothwell  standing at £190,817 for the previous year, Rothwell ranks as cheaper than neighbours Woodlesford and Oulton.

3. If You're A Commuter

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Rothwell provides the perfect escape for the commuter, situated 6 miles outside of Leeds, access to the city centre is still easy yet you have the ability to escape on an evening to a quieter suburb. Woodlesford Train Station offers links to Leeds, Knottingley and Sheffield making for an easy commute, whilst bus routes also connect Rothwell to nearby towns.

4. If You Enjoy A Sense Of Community

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As part of the Rhubarb Triangle, Rothwell has always had a great sense of community and this is still shown today. With community events throughout the year including the infamous scarecrow festival, Rothwell thrives from its community involvement. There is also a hub of independent businesses in the area encouraging local shopping and support.

5. If You Want Access To A Range Of Amenities

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Whilst Leeds city centre isn’t far away, Rothwell town centre underwent redevelopment in 2007 bringing a new lease of life to the area. The town centre now offers a range of independent and high street names, including a choice of supermarkets for all your grocery needs. For that wind down time or treats there are plenty of café, bars and restaurants around Rothwell just to add to its appealing list of amenities.

There are many reasons to buy in Rothwell and we’ve touched on just a few, if you’re thinking of relocating in Rothwell, contact our local branch today or take a look at our Rothwell area guide for everything you need to know!


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