Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Why Buy a House or Property in Worcester?

Worcester is a superb location and there are many reasons to buy a house or property in Worcester's residential areas, whether it's to live in yourself or as a property investment.

Worcester is located just over 25 miles south of Birmingham (the second largest city in the UK) the beautiful river and canal side historic city of Worcester offers a wide and varied lifestyle with its many bars and restaurants to the idyllic 12th century cathedral. The city's location and elegant Tudor and Georgian architecture make the city one of the top tourist destinations in the UK attracting over 2.5 million visitors per year. The compact city centre is largely pedestrianised and offers more than 100 places to eat and drink from top-flight restaurants, cafes pubs or modern coffee shops.

As the birth place of the famous English composer Edward Elgar Worcester boasts a wealth of historic culture and comes through the ages to the modern day with the new multi million pound city centre library, history and customer centre for the general public and the students of the UK's fastest growing University.

Sports fans are not left out with horse racing at Pitchcroft, football at St Georges Lane, and home to the Aviva Premiership rugby team The Worcester Warriors.

Worcester has an excellent employment base with a selection of company headquarters in the City including Worcester Bosch, Leigh and Perrins makers of the famous Worcester sauce, Cosworth Technology, Carnaud Metalbox (the largest packaging manufacturer in the world), Quinetic, Brintons and Worcester Porcelain.

To the East of the Worcester is where you will find Warndon Villages, with its thriving local community, good local schools, supermarkets, pubs, state of the art hospital and fast food establishments such as Subway and Pizza Hut. Warndon Villages is divided into a number of distinct "villages", The Harleys, The Lyppards, The Berkeleys and The Meadows, each with their own subdivisions. Warndon is becoming the family's choice of area to purchase one of the 4500 homes that currently occupy the area.

Commuters also enjoy easy access to Birmingham in the north and Cheltenham in the South via junctions 6 and 7 of the M5, which is situated just one mile from Warndon Villages. Worcester also has two railway stations, Worcester Foregate Street and Worcester Shrub Hill. Both of the Worcester train stations frequently serve Birmingham, London and nearby towns and cities. Birmingham International Airport is approximately 45 minutes by road.

Michael Tuck Estate Agents in Worcester opened in 1998 and is regarded as the number one longest established estate agent in Worcester. Our highly trained, motivated and local staff will cater for your every need. Choosing the longest established agent with many years local experience will make all the difference to your house sale or purchase.

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