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Nexa Bristol specialises in properties across Downend and the surrounding area. Downend is a popular area north of Bristol, packed with green spaces and great amenities. The down is a desirable location for those who want to move close to Bristol. Downend is close to the ring road and several major employers, so it’s a great choice for professionals who want an easy commute.

At Nexa Bristol, we recommend Downend for families, in particular, as the town has everything that a family could need, from modern housing and shopping to nearby schools and outdoor spaces. Get in contact with us today if you are interested in learning more about our range of properties.

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Natural Attractions

There’s a wide variety of green spaces and opportunities to explore the countryside around the area. From Page Park and King George V Playing Fields, to the Begbrook Green Park, the town boasts a great selection of spacious parks. Throughout the town there’s the Leap Valley and part of the River Frome, which is the perfect place for a morning run or a relaxing stroll at the weekend.

Shopping and Entertainment

There are a great selection of stores, including high street brands and independent stores. There are also plenty of cafés, pubs and restaurants here to enjoy. The local high street along Badminton Road and the surrounding area boasts a great selection of independent stores and supermarkets, plus the Cribbs Causeway Mall in Patchway is just a short drive away.


Downend is home to several sporting institutions and clubs. The Downend Sports Centre is situated central to the town and has several facilities including outdoor tennis courts and an AstroTurf pitch. There’s also the UWE Centre for Sport which has state of the art facilities. The area has several clubs – Downend Cricket Club and the Frenchay Women’s Running Club.

Festivals and Events

Downend is within easy reach of a number of major cities that have a great range of festivals and events to enjoy throughout the year. Bath is less than a half hour drive from Downend, where you can make the most of comedy festivals, the well-known Bath Festival for music and literature, and the Bath Festival Finale Weekend. Bristol is also close by – this student city has a wide mix of food and drink, comedy and music festivals, concerts and sporting events.

Historic Landmarks

History enthusiasts can explore Bury Hill Fort and the Royate Hill Viaduct, as well as plenty more a little further afield in Bristol, such as St Peter’s Church, the Christmas Steps and Charles Wesley House.


There are several schools in the area, with Christ Church Infant School and Bromley Heath Junior School both highly rated. For secondary school age and beyond, there is the Downend School, a technology college and The Steiner Academy. The University of the West of England and University of Bristol are both less than half an hour away.

Popular Areas

Downend offers a mix of properties for those looking to rent or buy in this area, from picturesque Victorian terraces in the centre of the town to 1930’s semi-detached homes. On the outskirts of the town, there are also more modern properties and purpose-built flats, so there’s something for everyone here. If you have any questions regarding the types of porperties available, talk to our estate agents today.

Families who want to be close to outdoor spaces may prefer to head to the likes of Aintree Drive, Beaufort Road and Heathfields, or to Queensholm Crescent in Bromley Heath that has its own skate park. Properties can be slightly more expensive because of the desirability of the area, but homes near Emersons Green and Stoke Gifford are more expensive than those near the Kingswood area.

Contact us

Talk to our estate agents to learn more about the wide range of properties we have in the area? Contact our team and we will be happy to answer any queries you have. You can call us on 0117 3634411 or email the team directly at and one of our estate agents will get back to you as soon as possible.

NEXA Bristol | Estate Agent In Downend

A team of highly-talented estate agents with unrivalled local knowledge, our award-winning Client Directors are personally assigned to your property to ensure you have one dedicated single point of contact that provides a seamless solution. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, let, or invest, we’ll provide an unrivalled service from valuation right through to negotiations and beyond.
Our agents are local experts, who intrinsically understand the sales and lettings market of Bristol, Filton, Clevedon, Downend, Portishead, and many areas in between.

We are very proud of our rugby heritage, boasting renowned names as our directors, such as Rob Higgitt whose career saw him go from an integral part of Bristol’s defensive line to landing the final try for the Scarlets bringing a 27-0 victory against his former club. Similarly, players such as Danny Gray and Olly Kohn form the rest of the directorship. With this in mind, we realised it was fitting to support our amazing local club Bristol Bears and be their lead Estate Agent Sponsor.

To find out more about how your expert local estate agent can help you, contact us today!

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