Are you considering purchasing a property in Bristol and unsure where to start your search, or just can’t find the right property? Our team of local Bristol Property Finders can help you find your next home or investment.
With many years of experience sourcing and acquiring some of the finest property in the area, Garrington is expertly placed to find and secure you the perfect property.
Bristol is a wonderful place to live and offers a wide variety of not only property types but areas that are distinctly unique from one another, with certain locations better suited to lifestyles and personal preferences than others.
A property buying agent in Bristol can help you navigate the local markets and find the best place to live and a home that meets your requirements, within that area.
Your Buying Agent in Bristol
Bristol property finder, Nick King, has assisted clients seeking properties to buy or rent for 30 years, making him one of Garrington’s most experienced search agents.
During his time working in the industry, Nick has built a large network of useful contacts often allowing his clients access to exclusive pre-market and off market opportunities.
Nick’s experience allows him to competently advise clients throughout the process of finding a property. From the first meeting through to collecting the keys, Nick is dedicated to his client’s requirements, timeframes and preferences.
In negotiations, Nick shares market insights and conducts thorough due diligence to ensure his clients can make well-informed purchasing decisions. He offers comprehensive guidance during the conveyancing and is on hand through to completion of a property purchase to ensure the transaction runs smoothly.
His understanding of both the sales market and the rental means Nick often works with property investors to a successful conclusion.
Seasoned buyers agents with a wealth of experience and an impressive track record
Private clients benefit greatly from our black book of contacts and the exclusive opportunities we have access to.
Where to buy property in Bristol
Bristol is a large city with many different residential pockets each with their own appeal. From the city centre, the residential area to the left of Whiteladies Road is Clifton, one of the oldest parts of the city.
Clifton is predominantly made up of grand Georgian terraces and garden squares. Buyers looking for property in Clifton for sale will find a mix of converted apartments, impressive Georgian houses and Victorian villas.
Clifton village is filled with many independent shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs, and Whiteladies Road is just a short walk away for more options.
The beauty of living in Clifton, and a reason it is such a desirable place to live, is that despite being in a village bubble, you’re still very close to the city centre. In the other direction, Clifton residents have immediate access to the vast green space of The Downs and Ashton Court, Blaize Castle and Leigh Woods are all within easy reach for walks and cycling.
On the western side of The Downs, the neighbouring areas of Stoke Bishop and Sneyd Park are both incredibly desirable places to live. Buyers seeking property for sale will find the area offers large, detached houses, most with their own gated driveways. The houses are often shielded from view by established greenery, many of which are located on private, no through roads. There are convenient shops in the area on Stoke Hill and Stoke Lane for day to day needs.
There are many beautiful places to live in Bristol, from period homes to modern waterfront apartment properties – there is a huge selection and a property type and size to suit every buyer’s requirement.
Commute to and from Bristol
Bristol is incredibly well connected, with fast rail links at both Parkway and Temple Meads stations. Many choose to commute into Bristol from surrounding towns and villages.
Trains from Bristol Temple Meads reach London Paddington in under two hours, stopping at Bath, Chippenham, Swindon and Reading on the way and you can reach Cardiff train station in just over an hour from Bristol Temple Meads.
The train to London Paddington from Bristol Parkway is quicker taking around an hour and a half stopping at only Swindon and Reading on the way.
Along with excellent train connections, Bristol is also readily connected by road with both the M4 and M5 motorways running through the city’s fringes.
Just outside of the city, Bristol Airport offers flights to many European destinations and some international flights including destinations such as Orlando, Cancun and Marrakech.
Using a property finder service can save considerable time and effort
If you’re planning a move to Bristol or the surrounding area our team would be delighted to assist.
Schools in Bristol
Bristol boasts a wealth of independent schools such as Bristol Grammar, The Down’s School and Clifton College. It also has many excellent state schools such as St Bede’s Catholic and Gordano School.
For further education Bristol has two universities; the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. The former is a member of the renowned Russell Group.
There are certain areas across Bristol which are primarily inhabited by those studying at university, with such a high demand Bristol continues to appeal to property investors seeking student accommodation.
Living in Bristol
There are many attractions in Bristol making it easy to plan a day out whatever your age or interests. Cabot Circus and The Mall at Cribbs Causeway are both excellent for shopping.
Bristol Harbour was once the city’s main port but as the ships have gotten bigger the dock has been moved out to Avonmouth and Portbury. The harbour is now a tourist attraction with museums, galleries, exhibitions, bars and nightclubs.
There are several large, popular events during the summer months including the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta held at Ashton Court Estate.
Bristol is also a recognised cultural hub in the UK; the original stomping ground of street artist Banksy, the final resting place of the SS Great Britain and home of the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Where to live near Bristol
There are many desirable places to live near Bristol that will suit those who would prefer to reside outside of the city. In particular, there are many pretty villages near Bristol in the surrounding countryside.
Chew Magna is the largest of several villages in Chew Valley – all of the villages in this area are commutable to Bristol. Although a quaint, historical village filled with listed buildings there are still some shops and pubs and both a primary and secondary school.
Frampton Cotterell to the north-east of Bristol, in Gloucestershire, is an established Bristol commuter village, it is also in close proximity to two motorways with links to the rest of the South West, Wales, the West Midlands and London.
Easton in Gordano and nearby Pill are often referred to together due to their close proximity to one another. The area is only a short distance from the M5 in one direction and a few minutes’ drive from Clifton Suspension Bridge in the other. Pill has more amenities with Easton-in-Gordano known for its popular pub, The Kings Arms.
Property finders in Bristol
With so many different areas to navigate and factors to consider when looking for your next home, a buying agent in Bristol can assist and ensure you make a well informed decision.
Considering different areas of Bristol, we can assist your move and help you find a property in Bristol – searching for the best location and finding the ideal property to meet your requirements.