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Derbyshire Estate Agents & Lettings

Derbyshire sits in the East Midlands of England. A large part of the beautiful Peak District National Park is here, meaning the landscapes are naturally picturesque and many of the towns and villages have a rural edge. This county also has part of the National Forest and The River Derwent running through it, so if you are a lover of the great outdoors, this is the place for you.

What is it like to live in Derbyshire?

Derby has an active buying and rental property market, with prices that are comparably favourable with the rest of the UK. A wide range of types of home can be found across the city of Derby and Derbyshire, from upmarket luxury flats and family homes, to city mill conversion apartments and unique cottages. The average home price (in 2020) across the county is £191,000.

For those who want to access the capital, you can reach London in under two hours and direct rail services connect Derby with many other destinations. Derby to Nottingham, Leicester or Birmingham takes only 30 minutes. It’s 15 miles (around 30 minutes) to the East Midlands Airport and 40 miles to Birmingham International Airport. The links Derbyshire to Leicester and Manchester, while the M1 takes you south to London or north to Sheffield and Leeds - great for visiting friends and family.

Derbyshire has an excellent choice of state and private schools along with a wide range of highly regarded independent schools including Derby Grammar, Repton, and Ockbrook School.

Derbyshire’s property hotspots

Popular with families, head to Buxton for top-notch schools, plus the great outdoors. Outside the town is a book shop named the Brierlow Bar that was named in 2017 as the best place to go shopping in Derbyshire.

The town of Sandiacre is big with those that love good quality food and drink, as it is filled with excellent restaurants as well as affordable homes. It’s almost important to mention that Bakewell is home to the Bakewell pudding, one of the Peak District’s world-famous delicacies.

Mercia Marina is not only a pretty waterside location, but here you can move on to a wide boat for less than £100,000. If you prefer dry land, the terraced houses here and great for families and young couples too.

Derby itself is a vibrant city. In 2017 a survey named it second best in the UK to raise a family thanks to the amenities and transport links, as well as good schools and affordable properties.

Our branches in Derbyshire

haart estate agents in Derby are on a mission to get you moved. Whether it’s to or from the area, we can help get your home hundreds more clicks. The local expert knowledge haart estate agents has on the area sets us apart from other estate agents in Derbyshire. Call or pop into our agents today and see how we can help you.