Nestled in the south of Liverpool, in the Borough of Knowsley, is Halewood, a beautiful place to buy a home for those looking for excellent transport links, plenty of green space, lots of things to do and a real sense of community too.
Halewood was historically part of Lancashire but was later absorbed as a suburb of Liverpool thanks to the residential developments. Between the 1950s and 70s, the area was developed with plenty of housing due to the overspill of the city.
There are plenty of options for homes within Halewood with a great selection of semi-detached and detached homes. Openfields Close is a standout area of Halewood, with the area boasting plenty of amenities and transport links for those commuting into Liverpool or neighbouring cities or towns.
Halewood has plenty of new build homes on offer too, with a variety of development options across the suburb. Whether you’re looking for a renovation project or something that’s perfect from the get-go our proficient estate agents will be able to help you find the home of your dreams and needs.
Everton fans know the most important attraction in Halewood is Finch Farm, the club’s training ground. Here they can see players and staff entering and leaving the area, with many stopping to get pictures and signs personal items. There’s also plenty of activities within Halewood to keep yourself busy, the Halewood leisure centre, Halewood swimming pool and Halewood Bowling Club all offer plenty in the way of hobbies to fill your spare time with.
For families moving to Halewood, schools in the area will be high on the priority list, and there are plenty of options for all ages. Starting with nurseries, you’ll find St. Mary’s nursery and The Ducklings Day Nursery on offer here, both offering warm and inviting places for your little ones. There is a large selection of primary schools in the area, Halewood Church of England Primary Academy stands out amongst those with an Outstanding rating in their latest Ofsted report, here they teach children from ages three to 11. Other notable primary schools include St Marks Catholic Primary School, St Andrew The Apostle Primary School, Yew Tree Primary Academy and Holy Family Catholic Primary School. Halewood Academy is the standout secondary school in Halewood, they received good in their latest Ofsted inspection. Finch Woods Academy is another mixed-gender secondary school in the Halewood suburb.
Halewood has their own shopping centre which hosts well-known stores like Iceland, Specsavers, Card Factory, Tesco and more. There’s also plenty of smaller convenience stores dotted around the area, ensuring you can get everything you need locally to you. Liverpool Flooring is a great store to know in Halewood if you’re buying a home that needs renovating. Pretty Little Makes is a beautiful handmade gift shop that offers a wide range of personalised items that make the most precious gifts for numerous occasions.
Halewood is home to numerous options for food and drink on your doorstep. The Brunch Box Halewood is a must-visit whether you live in the area or not. Breakfast and lunch options are mouthwatering and once you’ve been here once you’ll find yourself going back time and time again. Other popular food places in Halewood include Eagle and Child, The Kitchen, Purple Olive, Grills & Flames, as well as Crumbs Sandwich Bar for a quick bite to eat. If you’re looking for somewhere picturesque to stop for a coffee, then the Yew Tree Coffee barn should be high on your list to visit.
There’s plenty of greenery in Halewood that make it beautiful place to take daily walks, and there’s a couple of parks to enjoy too, Halewood Park and Halewood Doorstep Green. Halewood Park is vast with this plenty within including an environment centre, playground, cycleway, events and activities held each year and a ‘workout’ green gym too.
Halewood train station is an easy way to get to both Liverpool city centre and Manchester Oxford Road too. The former will take you around 20 minutes to get into the city. Whilst the train to Manchester will take around 45 minutes to arrive. Halewood is handily located for an easy commute into the city centre, but also has close links to the Knowsley Expressway which easily connects you to the M62 and M57. The bus from Halewood to take you into Liverpool usually takes around 50 minutes, and you can use the routes 75 or 79.
The Barn Halewood at Yew Tree Farm is an excellent place for family entertainment, with the ability to hire it out for parties and weddings. They also host regular events here that are worth taking note of if you’re looking for this to do close to home. The New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre is run by Knowsley Council and there are often multiple events and classes happening here each week for you to take your family to.
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