Why is Coventry a Great Place to Live?

Sandy Hickey

by Sandy Hickey

21/06/2021, in Main Blog | South Warwickshire Blog

Why is Coventry such a great place to live? There are many reasons, but we’ll give you some of the leading causes as to why so many families are making a move. It’s a fantastic place for those who want to live in the heart of a thriving city, surrounded by vibrant green spaces and easy access to some of the country’s most beautiful countryside.

It’s fast being considered one of the UK’s most liveable cities, so let’s walk you through why Coventry is such a fantastic place to live.

Walkable neighbourhoods and excellent family properties.

Coventry is ideally situated for residents who want to live in a city that feels like a small town. There are many great walkable neighbourhoods in the city, and residents can easily access local shops, restaurants, parks, and schools. In addition, there is easy access to Coventry’s beautiful gardens, making it an ideal place to raise a family.

Let’s not forget that, considering Coventry has a striking mixture of medieval and avant-garde postwar architecture , there are still plenty of lovely modern semi-detached houses. These are affordable for young families and designed to meet the needs and wants of parents and children alike.

Close to some of the best shopping and dining.

Coventry is close to some of the best places to shop and dine in the Midlands. Shopping in Coventry is easy thanks to large shopping centres and out-of-town retail parks. In addition, the city is home to several speciality shopping districts, including Coventry’s ‘Coventry Market‘, ‘West Orchards‘, ‘Arena Shopping Park‘ and Coventry’s Mediaeval ‘Spon Street’ with it’s boutique shops.

There are lots of things to do in Coventry and the surrounding area.

Because Coventry is a relatively small city, it’s easy to get to most places in the surrounding area. There are several outdoor and indoor attractions nearby, including the Midlands’ beautiful countryside and the city’s numerous museums.

In addition, the city is centrally located near Birmingham, which is home to some of the country’s most important museums and art galleries, as well as some of the UK’s best nightlife.

Coventry has excellent public transportation.

Like many cities in the UK, Coventry has an excellent public transportation system. The city has a modern, reliable transportation network with frequent bus and rail connections. Because of its location, Coventry is well connected to London and Birmingham. Coventry also has excellent public transit for a city its size.

You don’t need to worry if commuting or nationwide travel is part of your family’s plan!

The schools in Coventry are exceptional.

You won’t be short of options for schooling in Coventry, with 89 primary and 35 secondary schools in the city and surrounding area. 7 of those facilities have been ranked as outstanding for their educational quality.

Those considering university will find fantastic learning potential at the University of Coventry and Warwick University on the doorstep, and the University of Birmingham and Aston University only a short train ride away!

Setup Your Life In Coventry with Pride Road

Coventry is a great place to live with many reasons to love the city. Residents can easily access the city’s beautiful parks, enjoy an abundance of shopping and dining options, and access some of the best healthcare in the UK. Coventry may be an ideal destination for your family if you’re looking for a great place to call home.

If you’d like to learn more about homes and lifestyle in Coventry, contact our Residential Architect, Sandy Hickey, of Pride Road South Warwickshire, who is very familiar with this thriving city!