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House for Sale in Wilford Nottingham

Welcome to Wilford: an expanding village with properties for sale close to the Nottingham city center

Just south of the city center and the River Trent is the popular village of Wilford; which is an ideal location for those seeking a more rural life just outside a bustling city.

Couples, families, singletons, and retired homeowners can all appreciate the delights of what Wilford has to offer as a place to live.

Here is our guide to why Wilford is an attractive setting for buying a home.

Property types for sale in Wilford

There is a wide range of property types on sale in Wilford from detached houses, to semi-detached homes, terraces, cottages, and 2-bed flats to name a few. Whatever your lifestyle and budget there is a home for you in this thriving village so why not explore it further.


It’s really easy to travel in and around this growing village whether you choose to use a car, bus or tram.

In 2015, the Nottingham tram network with the Clifton South line was extended giving Wilford easy access to key locations such as Nottingham train station, Broadmarsh and the Lace Market in the city centre.

The four main tram stops in Wilford are Wilford Village, Wilford Lane, Compton Acres and Ruddington Lane.

Schools and further education

For families with children of all ages, there are plenty of schools and universities to consider when looking to buy a house in Wilford.

They are 4 schools located in Wilford itself plus 2 schools outside of the village which is within the catchment area that accepts pupils living in Wilford.

The schools for your consideration are as follows: -

  • St Patrick’s (primary)
  • South Wilford School (primary)
  • The Nottingham Emmanuel (secondary)
  • The Becket School (secondary)
  • The West Bridgford School (secondary, within the catchment area)
  • The Farnborough Academy (secondary, within the catchment area)

When it comes to further education there are two universities in the county of Nottinghamshire which are the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University. In neighbouring county of Derbyshire, there is also The University of Derby which is within an easy traveling distance.

Local amenities

When looking to purchase a property in Wilford it’s important to consider all the local amenities in the area which can be utilized and enjoyed by all the family.

In and around the Wilford area there are the following amenities: -

  • Harvester Wilford
  • The Ferry Inn (Chef & Brewer)
  • The Roko Health Club on Wilford Lane which has a gym and swimming pool
  • Gresham Sports Park and Pavilion with a floodlit football pitch. The football pitch can be used all year round. It has good indoor changing facilities too
  • A Co-operative local store for convenience purchases

With the city center so close to Wilford there are lots of other facilities nearby including two shopping centers called intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh.

For all-year-round live entertainment, there is the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham.

And finally, the city has a wide range of pubs, clubs, and restaurants to choose from if you’re looking for a good night out.

If you’re interested in buying a home in Wilford please contact the Propway team on 0115 888 2900. Whether you’re a first-time buyer looking for an apartment or flat in Wilford or a family looking for your dream detached property we’re here to help!