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1st July, 2019

Homes near good schools

Homes near good schools

If you are planning to start a family or already have children, then local schooling is a key consideration when deciding where to live. Here we look for beautiful homes within easy reach of fantastic public and state schools.

Orton Waterville, Cambridgeshire, 7 bedrooms

The Manor House is a stone Elizabethan property dating back to 1571. It homes seven bedrooms, six reception rooms and outbuildings that include stables, stores and a games room. The property is close to The Kings School, a state-funded academy which selects some of their students based on their musical or academic achievement.

Rugby, Warwickshire, 5 bedrooms

Originally developed by renowned barn conversion specialist Bilton Design & Build approximately 19 years ago, Swallowfields offers a private and secluded position tucked away down a private driveway. The beautifully appointed barn conversion offers five bedrooms, including an impressive Master Suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom. Rugby has several good schools, with Rugby High School coming out on top as a high performing specialist school providing excellent education.

Grange, Cumbria, 6 bedrooms

An exceptional detached Lakeland residence with superb living spaces, beautiful gardens and breathtaking views of the surrounding fells and Derwentwater. Keswick School is an 11-18 years Academy with an impressive record in education locally and internationally. It is one of only 37 state boarding schools in England and Wales.

Lytchett Minster Dorset, 4 bedrooms

About thirty years ago, Ju Del Lodge was built as a family home and has become a much-loved home to the present owners, who have also brought up their own family there. The detached four-bedroom home is situated on a quiet rural road and has a very open feel to it with sunlight streaming through the windows. The home is ideally located for highly regarded schools such as Lytchett Minster School and Parkstone Grammar School.

Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, 5 bedrooms

This stunning five-bedroom modern home is nestled in the centre of the ever-popular village of Newton Solney. The home has been modernised to a very high specification and contemporary standard throughout, offering over 3000 sq. ft of accommodation comprising a dual aspect lounge, dining room, family room and a luxurious kitchen. The property is close to the Repton School in South Derbyshire which is recognised as one of the top sporting schools in the country.

Braithwaite, Cumbria, 5 bedrooms

Ideally located midway between Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite with exceptional views of the Skiddaw fell range, this spacious four-bedroom property has three reception rooms, three bathrooms and an additional one-bedroom annexe apartment, offering the potential for multi-generational or holiday let accommodation. Surrounded by large gardens, overlooking beautiful Lakeland landscapes, the main 1970s residence has been updated and finished to a high standard throughout and enjoys panoramic fell views to the front and sides. Keswick School nearby received an outstanding rating in its most recent Ofsted inspection.

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