Spotlight on Prettygate: The Benefits of Living in Prettygate

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Searching for a charming, family-friendly location to call home? We have just the place for you. Popular amongst individuals, couples and families alike, Prettygate is a highly desirable spot for those hunting for their next home. With excellent links into Colchester town centre, great schools and fantastic local amenities, you’ll be pleased to find that Prettygate caters for all needs. 

Already convinced that Prettygate is the area you’d love to live in? We can help you find your dream home. At Oakheart Property, we believe we know Prettygate better than most as our Colchester office is nestled in the heart of this neighbourhood. Get in touch with our friendly team of property experts today! If you’re keen on finding out a little more about this area, our team has compiled some useful information on living in this part of Colchester. 

Things to do in Prettygate

Worried about how you’ll fill your spare time whilst living in Prettygate? You needn’t be. Prettygate is home to an abundance of incredible local facilities. If you’re craving a little ‘you time’, you could choose to head down to the local beauty salon A La Mode and indulge in one of the many incredible treatments. As the popular salon’s mantra goes, self-care is never selfish - something we can certainly get on board with! Whether you’re feeling peckish, searching for the perfect spot to catch-up with loved ones, or you’re simply craving a good cup of coffee, Coffee Hog in Prettygate is the place to be. With a dedicated children’s play area, incredible menus and friendly staff, this is likely to become a firm favourite. Prettygate is also home to a fantastic local pub with a large garden area - perfect for the warmer months. 

If you’re a lover of the great outdoors or you’re simply looking for more family-friendly activities, you’ll be pleased to find that there are several wonderful walking routes nearby. The hugely popular Colchester Zoo is also only a stone's throw away from the area too! With great transport links into the town centre and other parts of Colchester, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to filling your free time. 

Average House and Rental Price in Prettygate

​​Depending on your requirements, you’ll find that property prices may vary significantly. According to the popular property portal Rightmove, Prettygate has an overall average price of £250,400. Similarly, the rental price of a property will largely depend on the criteria.

Transport in Prettygate

Those living in Prettygate will benefit from a regular bus service that passes through taking you into different parts of Colchester and larger neighbouring towns. If you prefer to travel by car or bike, then you’ll find that Colchester town centre, A12 and both Colchester Town and Colchester train stations are easily accessible. 

Schools in Prettygate

Families will be pleased to find that there are several fantastic schools based in Prettygate and the surrounding areas, including nurseries and preschools, primary and junior schools, and secondary schools. There are also sixth-forms and colleges to choose from too. 

Looking to purchase a home or sell your property in Colchester, Essex? We have an experienced team of estate and letting agents across Essex and Suffolk who will be more than happy to guide you through the entire home buying process. Get in touch with our friendly, experienced team and find out how Oakheart Property can help you!

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