Burton-on-Trent Area guide

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Burton on Trent is an historic brewing town located upon the banks of the River Trent and set amongst the National Forest. The town is located in the east of the county and borders Derbyshire. It also now home to the Football Association's headquarters at St. George's Park.

The housing market has been buoyant in recent times with demand across most price ranges and sectors holding up well. First time buyer activity is relatively high which allows chains to build and home owners to sell and move on. Prices start around £70,000 for a two bedroom terraced house and rise to £400,000/£500,000 for the larger detached houses within the town. Surrounding villages fair even better and enjoy excellent demand.

The area has been a draw for residents moving in to the area from the higher priced towns in the West Midlands as it is still commutable to Birmingham.

Burton is synonymous with brewing and the famous Bass family lived in the town. A notable politician who was a former resident is Sir Oswald Moseley. More recently we have had Joe Jackson the singer and Paddy Constantine the actor.

Burton is ideal to live in as it has such easy access to all parts of the country being so centrally located. It is big enough to have many of the leading high street retailers, bars and restaurants whilst not being so busy as to feel congested. There are many recreational opportunities available plus we are surrounded by wonderful countryside.

We have a variety of residential property types in town which include Victorian terrace housing, modern town centre apartments, popular estate old detached and semi detached modern homes. There are a number of local authority estates and some superb period housing.

Your Move offer property for sale across the town from studio apartments to detached residences enjoying far reaching views. The river dissects the town and whilst one side is relatively hilly the other bank is flat, all the suburbs have good amenities and easy access to the town center.

Burton is popular across its residential area with some of the nearby villages being particularly popular. These include Repton (the old capital of Mercia) and Barton Under Needwood.

Rental demand is strong around the town centre and within the leafy suburbs where young professional look for a home of their own to live in. Families seeking a home to let opt for the modern estates or in nearby villages.

Burton has a thriving town centre with lots of familiar high street names. There are several shopping malls with shops and cafes. In the evening the local bars have something to offer for most and there is a good range of restaurants serving cuisine from around the world or closer to home.

In town we have the Brewhouse Theatre which hosts regular stage productions and a multi screen cinema showing the latest movies. The National Forest provides excellent outdoor activities whilst the local football club, Burton Albion are fairing well in the football league.

Within easy reach of the town is the National Arboretum, Tutbury Castle and St. George's Park, home of the FA. Burton also has first class transport links with a railway station on midland mainline, the A38 and A50 close by and is within easy reach of cities such as Derby, Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham.

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