Best areas to live in Northampton
Located in the heart of the Midlands, if you’re looking for a town that has plenty to do, and great connections to other UK cities, then Northampton could be the ideal place to settle down. There are a range of areas in the town to suit a variety of budgets, needs and requirements.
Located less than two miles out of Northampton town centre, average property prices in Abington stand at £242,314. Properties here are beautiful, with a range of Edwardian and Victorian houses, as well as terraces with big bay windows. Home to Northampton’s oldest park, Abington also boasts a range of shops, pubs and restaurants on its main strip, Wellingborough Road.
Situated next to Abington, 2.5 miles out of the town centre lies Kingsley, featuring beautiful Victorian gothic architecture. Kingsley Road is known for its big bay window houses, which are a firm favourite amongst families. Average house prices are slightly more expensive here, at £321,875, but that’s because it’s one of the more desirable places to live in Northampton.
Located to the south of Northampton, Wootton retains a village feel, with beautiful old sandstone cottages. Wootton provides easy access to plenty of green spaces, including Frosty Hollow Park, and Collingtree Park golf course. Average houses prices in this part of Northampton are £314,253, and it has easy access to the M1, making it a great option for commuters.
Home to Collingtree Park golf course, Collingtree is situated four miles south of Northampton, next to the village of Wootton. You’ll find plenty of rustic homes here, with many dating back to the 17th century. Average property prices stand at £391,731, and it’s right next to the M1, providing easy access to London, Nottingham and Leeds.
Average property prices in East Hunsbury are more affordable than other areas, at £255,929. A largely residential area, East Hunsbury is popular amongst families, with its range of generous sized semis and new build developments. It’s just a 10-minute drive away from Northampton, making it ideal for those that work in the town centre.