Living in Worcester
Worcester is a beautiful City in the heart of one of the finest counties in the UK. Famed for its magnificent Gothic/Norman Cathedral, growing University and with a fascinating history of industry, a wealth of interesting architecture, chocolate box black and white villages' right on the doorstep, top class sports teams and venues, an unrivalled selection of high street names and independent boutiques and a vibrant calendar of festivals and events.
Not only is the city best known for its magnificent Cathedral, but is also famous for the renowned Worcester Porcelain, the world famous Worcestershire Sauce and as having the most picturesque first class county cricket ground in the country.
The county has been rated as one of the happiest places to live in the UK for having an indefinable feel Good Factor and there are great transport links to Birmingham, (35miles), Cheltenham, (25 miles), Bristol, (62 miles) and a direct mainline train service to Central London, (Paddington), from one of two stations.
The City is steeped in history, explore The Commandery to learn about Worcester s important role in the English Civil War, see a contemporary exhibition at the City Art Gallery and admire the half-timbered buildings in Friar Street. These include Greyfriars House & Garden and the 500 year old Tudor House. The Guildhall on the pedestrianised high street is a truly beautiful building dating back to 1721. Take a stroll along the banks of the river Severn admiring the magnificent views of our architecture and the Malvern Hills an area of outstanding beauty.
Worcester and the surrounding towns offer an exceptional choice of prep and private schools including Bredon School, Kings School, The Downs, RGS and Malvern College and our state schools have built a solid reputation as high achievers. Our University continues to grow and attract greater numbers of undergraduates.
Properties in Worcestershire range from modest City apartments to magnificent country estates. Georgian, Regency and Victorian properties are always in strong demand as are modern family homes within the popular St Peters or Warndon Villages developments.
Whatever your needs, C J Hole Worcester will be happy to discus with you your next move within the county. If you are buying, selling or renting we can advise you on values, areas and the current market, importantly we can help you find the right property for you.