HOUSES FOR SALE IN HORFIELD
Positioned directly north of the much-loved area of Bishopston, Horfield is a charming suburb located in the city of Bristol. Horfield has become one of Bristol’s most in-demand locations in recent years, with the area being home to a great range of restaurants, bistros and independent shops. With a great mix of Victorian terraces and modern apartments, it’s easy to why it’s so popular with both families and professionals wanting a blend of city and rural life. For more details on any of our properties, get in touch with our team today.
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Horfield certainly isn’t short of beautiful natural attractions close by for locals to take advantage of, with the Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve being just a 10-minute drive away. A lake, woodland area and a peaceful garden walk make up the reserve, including the ‘wicker whales’ art installation that’s popular with visitors of all ages. Badock’s Wood, loved by dog-walkers, is a great destination to enjoy a picnic while catching some sun, with a stream located at the bottom of the woods to see some local wildlife. Both Eastwood Farm and Royate Hill are great spots for cyclers, not forgetting the National Trust’s Leigh Woods just a short drive away, offering stunning walking trails and scenic views.
Shopping and Entertainment
Located on the edge of such a bustling city, Horfield’s never short of entertainment. If you’re looking for hearty Italian cuisine then Pizzarova is the place to be, or if brunch is more your style, take a seat at the Tinto Lounge for a chilled and relaxing morning. Horfield is also host to a great selection of pubs and bars, including The Drapers Arms – particularly popular for its range of craft beers and local gins. The suburb has the ideal mix of high-street and independent shops to explore, as well as being super close to family-fun venues such as Congo Falls Adventure Golf.
Horfield is proudly home to the Memorial Stadium – built back in 1921 for the Bristol Rugby Club, and now home to Bristol Rover’s Football Club, the ‘Pirates’. For those looking to join a variety of different activities, the Horfield Leisure Centre is host to an impressive selection of sports including swimming, yoga and group cycling. Deeper into the city centre you’ll discover a vast array of sports teams such as the City of Bristol Rowing Club, the Bristol Pitbull’s ice hockey team and the Bristol Flyers – a professional basketball team that’s a member of the British Basketball League.
Festivals and Events
The residents of Horfield take full advantage of being in a city with such a world-famous event calendar all throughout the year. Bristol’s busy schedule includes the Bristol Comedy Garden each summer, Bristol Sounds, the Valley Fest music festival, Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and the NASS Festival – Bristol’s ever-popular event celebrating street art, BMX and skating.
Horfield is proud to be the birthplace of Hollywood actor Cary Grant, with a life-sized bronze statue of the star placed nearby in the Millennium Promenade. The suburb is also just a short distance away from Tempe Church, St Peter’s Church and the much-loved Christmas Steps.
There are several choices for schools within Horfield, such as Horfield Church of England Primary School, Upper Horfield Community School and Early Years, Ashley Down Primary School and Orchard School Bristol – an academy status secondary school just a 3-minute drive away. Just a 10-minute drive from Horfield is the University of Bristol, which is ranked in the UK’s top ten universities to study at.
Gloucester Road runs through Horfield and remains one of the most sought-after locations within the suburb, mainly due to the fantastic variety of restaurants and shops that are situated on the street. The majority of areas within Horfield consist of 1930’s houses and flat conversions for those who want to enjoy city-life combined with peaceful accommodation, with Kellaway Avenue being a popular area for properties in Horfield due to Horfield Common which surrounds it.
NEXA Bristol | Estate Agent In Horfield
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.
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