Ilkeston Area guide

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The Ilkeston and Derby area boasts fantastic transport links with the local road network of M1 J25, M126 and A610 the benefit of the mainline railway station in Ilkeston town centre and the accress to East Midlands Airport located south of the town. 

Ilkeston itself is a lively and vibrant town centre with a market on a Thursday and Saturday and bustling high street. Further benefits include a range of well regarded schools and Derby college, leisure facilities including The Victoria park Swimming baths, and Public gold course, and The Waterside and Ikea out of town retail parks and obvious Intu Shopping mail in Derby city. Bringing together a wealth of retail and restaurants. 

We have seen a promising increase in property prices this year of circa 3% in Ilkeston year to date, with surrounding villages heading in a similar direction. You may well be surprised to hear the prices we are achieving currently getting our sellers within 97% of the asking price in the first three months of 2019, so there has never been a better time to call Your Move to book your free market appraisal. Properties in the area consist of houses that are of various ages. Newer build developments that offer new style terraces, apartments, semi's and family detached properties are also available. The Ilkeston area has a mixture of well established families and young professional renters making it a fantastic place to set up home or simply rent for a while. Landlords will love the convenience factor that it offers prospective tenants with the great transport links and schools and you will be hard pushed to find many towns with more character and history.

Ilkeston is home of the oldest Charter Fair in the Uk, which runs throughout the town every October for the last 750 years bringing thousands of visitors to the town. This provides excellent opportunity for local businesses. Ilkeston is also well known for its Victoria Park and gardens , originally presented to the town by the Duke of Rutland to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee , the official opening taking place on 20th August 1902. Which now hosts a verity of activity's and events through out the year. Including proms in the park over summers and a Saturday morning boot camp. Ilkeston is also famous for having one of Derbyshire's significant and important cinemas The Scala which opened on the 4th September 1913.

The TV program "Playing the field" was also is filmed in and around Ilkeston. 

Branch Manager  Allison pope says "Ilkestons" town centre gives you access to great shopping facilities in and out of the town. There are also many good quality restaurants from a wide spread of cultures and the atmosphere at night is one you have to experience." One of our sales consultant Rebecca Martin also says "I've lived in Kirk hallam, ilkeston since an early age. Growing up here made me realise how much there is to appreciate within Ilkeston. Whatever the weather, there is always something to do".

As a popular residential area, there are a range of property types on offer in Ilkeston and the surrounding areas. Stone built back to back style terraces are offered in abundance providing excellent opportunities for first time buyers to get onto the property market and also giving fantastic rental yields for landlords. A schedule of development has happened over previous years with a mixture of many mill and town centre conversions in Flats along with various newer style family developments from builders such as Persimmon and Redrow. No matter what style or size of property you are looking for, you are sure to find it in Ilkeston, Derby or the surrounding villages.

If you are looking for convenience and access to amenities and the train station, central Ilkeston is the place for you. This area will also appeal to landlords and tenants. Whichever location within the Ilkeston area you're looking for they all boast a wealth of amenities and have the benefits of all major transport links. Buying in Doncaster can cost you as little as £30,000 for a terraced property however, some of Derbyshire most desirable areas will see you paying in the region of £500,000.

Ilkeston's sought-after location is West Hallam , Mapperley Village, Dale abbey , Stanton by dale , Quarndon and Breadsall. These areas are highly desirable and are in high demand for both sellers and tenants. Within these areas you have high speck cottages, semi detached houses and large detached executive properties.

Renting in Ilkeston and Derby whether it be a landlord or tenant is extremely fast paced. The market is exceptionally busy and this just shows from the results our lettings department have achieved this year. We let anything from 1 bedroom apartments to large detached executive homes on Shipley View . 

Not only does Ilkeston have a fantastic town centre with a historic market and Park, it also has a further range of shops and amenities. Here you will find all the usual suspects in shopping and convenience all under one roof. A short train or car journey will take you to the cultural centre of Derby or Nottingham where you will discover Victoria Centre Shopping and Intu Walk in shopping development in Derby. 

Ilkeston has the well know Victoria Park leisure centre hosting a wealth of sports and leisure activities. The vibrant town centre has a range of cafes and bars and pub restaurants, know for its Friday and Saturday night pub crawls, with The Observatory "Weatherspoons" on the Market place. Ilkeston is also home to the St Leger Day which happens once a year and brings tens of thousands of visitors to the town in October for the Charter Fair and Ilkeston Football club home days. 

Ilkeston has an exceptional choice of transport links whichever form of travel. The train station which is located in the town centre is on the mainline to Nottingaham, Leeds and Sheffield meadowhall. If it's car you prefer you have access to the A610, J25 M1, J26 M1 Ikea giving access to all major cities throughout the UK.

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