For a village community, picturesque surroundings and fantastic commuter links to Nottingham, Burton Joyce is a great choice. The former farming community is now a popular village and civil parish sitting 7 miles east of Nottingham. With ample amenities for day-to-day life and a friendly population of around 4,000, yet city attractions and employment options just a few minutes away, this is an ideal setting for a range of new home buyers.
Great local amenities
The immediate area has much to offer, in terms of both leisure and commerce. You’ll find everything you need for day-to-day life in Burton Joyce, including a Co-op, post office, pharmacy, doctor’s surgery, pub and library. Large brands and supermarkets can be found nearby at Victoria Retail Park, or head into Nottingham to enjoy the vast selection of independent and high street retailers, including those in the Victoria Centre shopping mall. With a wealth of restaurants, bars and clubs, the city delivers on the hospitality and nightlife front, too.
You’ll never be stuck for something to do thanks to the many local attractions and activities. Colwich Country Park is just a couple of miles from Burton Joyce – it’s a great spot for walks, picnics and even lake swimming – and Gedling Country Park (4.3 miles away) offers scenic views and excellent play areas. Activities including a sky trail and lagoon wipe-out obstacle course can be found at the brilliant Holme Pierrepont Country Park, and for sports enthusiasts there are football pitches, cricket grounds and golf courses in the vicinity.
Put family first
Families with children will benefit from the selection of schools in the local area. For younger children there’s Burton Joyce Primary School in the village itself, while Netherfield Primary School and Willow Farm Primary School are both 2.4 miles away. Older children can attend Carlton le Willows Academy and sixth form, just a few minutes away, and there’s a range of further education options in Nottingham, including the Russell Group University of Nottingham.
Burton Joyce benefits from excellent local transport links into Nottingham and other nearby locations – the village has a train station from which you can catch an 11-minute route into the city centre, or a 37-minute journey north to the picturesque market town of Newark-on-Trent. There’s a frequent bus service from Burton Joyce to Nottingham, and with the A46 just a few minutes from the village, Leicester and Lincoln are both within commuting distance, too.