Your Move Oswestry Local Area Guide

How is the Oswestry property market performing?

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Average property price in Oswestry

£259,578
+13.8%
Last 5 years
Based on the Land Registry data for properties sold within the postcodes that Your Move Oswestry covers.
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Average rental price in Oswestry

£694
pcm
+10.8%
Last 12 months
Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Oswestry in the last 12 months from today's date.

Why move to Oswestry?

Oswestry is a traditional and attractive market town, set on the border between England & Wales and within minutes of stunning countryside, ideal for cycling and walking. There is a weekly town centre market and a wealth of individual shops, cafes and restaurants, together with a Leisure Centre and several sports clubs, including cricket, rugby and football, all of which also provide junior coaching.

In addition Oswestry is renowned for its Iron Age hill fort and Whittington Castle.

The town is ideally situated to access Shrewsbury (19.5 miles), Wrexham (14.5 miles) and Chester (27 miles) and there is a train station in nearby Gobowen which serves Birmingham, Chester and London.

The local market

Oswestry has a wide range of properties available, from Victorian town houses, 1930s bay fronted semi detached, modern developments and new build homes. In addition, there are many close villages and rural areas offering affordable detached homes with land and outbuildings, the range is large and all areas offer convenient commuting to the larger towns surrounding Oswestry.

Sport and recreation

Oswestry has a wide range of sporting clubs and facilities for young and old. TNS are a local football team who compete in the League of Wales and regularly play Champions League football. Oswestry Boys and Girls Football Club offer coaching and matches for children from 8 – 16 and there are several other football clubs in the area. Cricket is served by Oswestry Cricket Club & Cae Glas Cricket Club, providing both adult & junior teams, with Oswestry Cricket Club being a hub of the community along Morda Road. There are also Rugby & Tennis Clubs together with facilities provided by Oswestry Leisure Centre, including a swimming pool.

Shopping and restaurants

Oswestry is a thriving market town, with a local market in the town centre on Wednesday and Saturday, together with an eclectic range of shops, including Booka Book Shop, Barkers, Sissy Blue, Pickles and Upstairs Downstairs Cookery shop and several national Supermarkets and a local independent cinema and theatre.

There are many restaurants, including Ambers Pizzas, The Old School House, The Town House, The Wynnstay and Prezzo.