If you’re looking for a property in Derbyshire our local experts can assist with your search. Whether you’re looking for a house in Derby or a second home in the Peak District, the services of a Derbyshire Property Finder could prove to be advantageous in the pursuit of the perfect home.
Derbyshire is in the East Midlands region of England, much of the Peak District national park is within its border, it also contains part of the National Forest. Understandably, homes in Derbyshire often enjoy stunning surrounds and beautiful views.
With many years’ experience sourcing different types of properties, from small farms to manor houses, country estates, holiday cottages and barn conversions; whatever your requirements are our buying agents can find you the perfect property.
Derbyshire Buying Agent
David Lewis conducts private client searches for property in Derbyshire. David has a diverse property background, working in lettings, relocation and as a buying agent in various locations throughout the course of his career. This experience allows him to provide clients with comprehensive advice.
As a buying agent, David has assisted clients looking to start and build property portfolios and he has found holiday cottages, as well as help those looking for their main residence. His local knowledge and industry experience enables him to source and acquire the perfect property on his clients’ behalf.
With an established network of industry contacts, David gains access to exclusive and unique opportunities, a huge advantage to his private clients.
In parts of Derbyshire David is joined by fellow property finder Kate Vincent. Based in Stamford, Kate conducts searches in the south of Derbyshire when her area knowledge experience is better suited to a client’s requirements.
A Derbyshire Buying Agent can unlock access to exclusive off market opportunities
If you would like to discuss your search for property in Derbyshire without obligation, please do get in touch.
Derby Property Search
The historic city of Lincoln is situated on the A15 main road between Grantham and Scunthorpe.
Derby is the only city in Derbyshire, most of the property here is Victorian built due to the boost in the population following the arrival of the railway in the 19th century. Today, Derby train station offers a direct service into London with the journey taking one hour and 20 minutes, as well as offering services to many other cities and towns. The city is also well connected to many commuter routes including the A38, A52 and A6 roads.
Derby is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is only a very short distance from the Peak District National Park. Many residents in the area have equestrian interests with hunt meetings running regularly.
Our clients looking in the area are drawn to the suburb of Allestree, in particular. Families choose this area due to the excellent schooling options. State run Ecclesbourne School is particularly popular. Private schools in the area include Derby High School, Repton School, Ockbrook and Trent College. The city also has Derby University for higher education.
Just outside of Derby city, the village of Duffield is a highly sought after place to live. The local schools, including William Gilbert Primary School, the Meadows Primary School and Ecclesbourne Secondary School; are all well regarded and make the area popular with families. For those travelling by train, Duffield station is located on the Derby to Leeds Midland Main Line.
Places to live near Derby
Matlock, the Derbyshire county town, is set on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The Matlock train station offers a regular service into Derby where you can take connecting trains. Due to its location, Matlock is popular with those commuting to Derby, Nottingham and Manchester.
Surrounded by countryside and on the very edge of the Peak District, those who live here have easy access to the activities the area has to offer. There is a strong sense of community with regular farmers markets held in the town and other events year round.
Another popular place to live is Matlock Bath, south of Matlock, it is a Regency Spa town and boasts beautiful 19th century architecture. Many properties here are set on the hillside and enjoy far reaching views of the Derbyshire Dales.
To the north of Derby villages such as Denby, which is known for its pottery, is a desirable place to live. Denby village has many amenities including local shops and pubs whilst only being a short distance from the Derbyshire Dales.
Are you looking for a property in Derbyshire but unsure where to start?
Our team can help you decide where is best to live based on your lifestyle and property requirements.
Peak District Property
Property in the Peak District can be hugely appealing whether you’re looking for a remote place to live or a second home as a peaceful retreat.
Bakewell is the largest town in the Peak District National Park, the town is popular with residents and visitors alike, drawn in by its architecture from various periods and, of course, its surrounds – the Peak District itself. The town centre is filled with independent shops and there are regular, popular markets.
Peak District villages Tideswell and Parwich have been listed in the top places to live in the UK, measured on factors including crime rates, schools and access to green space.
Within the Peak District, north of Buxton, the village of Chinely is a popular place to live. Chinely train station offers excellent transport connections, reaching Manchester Piccadilly within 40 minutes and Sheffield in under half an hour. Chinley has good amenities including a post office, as well as several shops, pubs and restaurants.
Buxton is a Roman Spa Town, known for its mineral water, located on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Its location on several good road routes makes it easily accessible by car and Buxton Train Station offers regular services to Manchester Piccadilly.
The architecture in Buxton dates back to the early 17th century and centres around the Crescent. Property here consists of Victorian villas, large semi-detached properties and period terraced houses.
There are many villages and towns throughout the Peak District National Park, if you’re looking for a second home here or a main residence our seasoned buying agents can assist.