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Gedling is a pleasant suburb of Nottingham steeped in history, with listed buildings and pretty tree-lined streets. Located to the North East of the town on the edge of rolling countryside, the area has a cosy town feel, with all the benefits of being close to Nottingham’s urban amenities.

Your new home in Gedling has excellent schools, also a library, parks and sports grounds. Shopping is taken care of with a thriving parade of shops including a nail bar, barbers, print shop and convenience stores as well as a great selection of restaurants, bars and takeaways, all close to your new house. Gedling more than covers the basics, but if you need more shopping, culture and arts, Nottingham City Centre is just five miles away.

Living in Gedling

Country Parks and adventures, close to home

Your home in Gedling is close to three country parks. Gedling Country Park has rolling parkland with beautiful scenic walks through woodland and meadows, viewing platforms and a café. While the Colwick Country Park, just a short drive from your new build home, has lakes, watersports and fishing as well as conservation areas and is an ideal location for birdwatchers.

If you like high adrenaline pursuits, the hidden gem of the area is Holme Pierrepont Country Park - home of the National Water Sports Centre – and packed with organised activities including, kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding as well as an aerial adventure park. However, if you would like a day of quiet contemplation, wildlife watching and just enjoying the changing seasons, then enjoy a walk to Gedling Woods, right on your doorstep!

Road and rail links close to home

Your new build in Gedling is close to the A6211 and the A612 – the first sweeps northwards and joins the A60 to Mansfield (16 miles) – the second heads into the city and Nottingham railway station (5 miles).

The commute into Nottingham City Centre (8 minutes) is easy from the local station at Carlton, just under a mile away. The area is also well-served by the NottsBus network. Derby (22 miles), Leicester (33 miles) and Newark-on-Trent (18 miles) are all very commutable from your new home in Gedling.

Great schools, close to home

Your new home in Gedling has six nursery schools and three primary schools with nursery provision. There are an additional three primary schools – one outstanding – and a choice of two secondary schools, Carlton Academy and Carlton le Willows Academy, both with sixth forms.

New builds Gedling for sale

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses in Gedling and new builds in Nottingham and the East Midlands including new homes in Calverton and Burton Joyce. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…