Best areas to live in Swansea
The suburbs, villages and hamlets in and around Swansea have something for every taste, offering bustling and busy living, rural peace and quiet, and everything in between.
The Maritime Quarter
Packed with luxury apartments that line Swansea’s beautiful marina, the Maritime Quarter is one of the most fashionable and exclusive areas in the city. With average property prices of £181,117, you could enjoy the Maritime Quarter’s idyllic views and lively nightlife for an affordable price.
With average house prices at £159,189, the suburb of Brynmill provides some of Swansea’s most affordable properties, and is only 1.4 miles west of Swansea city centre. Brynmill has plenty of parks, a beautiful beach, cricket and rugby grounds, and is perfect for professionals, retirees and students at Swansea University.
A coastal village on Swansea Bay’s western edge, just 4.6 miles from the city centre, Mumbles is an ideal place for commuters who enjoy picturesque scenery and quaint restaurants, shops and pubs. Mumbles offers average property prices of around £291,059.
At 3.6 miles from central Swansea and bursting with green spaces, Morriston is popular among nature-lovers and those looking for a quieter, slower pace of life. With average house prices at £141,028, Morriston is one of Swansea’s most affordable suburbs, and has convenient links to the city centre via rail and road.
At just 1.4 miles from Swansea city centre and with average property prices of around £208,998, the area of Uplands is perfect for those who wish to walk or cycle to work and live in close proximity to the city’s bustling nightlife and amenities. A neighbourhood densely populated by students and young professionals, Uplands offers affordable living and stunning period properties, and it is right at the heart of the action.