Sawley Estate Agents
Our sales and lettings branches in Long Eaton deal with properties being sold and let in Sawley which is a village to the West of Long Eaton reached via Tamworth Road. Sawley is within the Borough of Erewash and according to the census carried out 2011 has a population of almost 7,000 residents.
Housing in Sawley is a mixture of traditional Victorian and Edwardian houses being found close to Tamworth Road on Victoria Street, Harrington Street and Hey Street with 1930’s built semi and detached houses on roads such as Netherfield Road and Reedman Road with developments built in the 1960’s and 70’s being found on Kingsley Crescent and off Draycott Road. There has been individual properties built over the past couple of decades, but no large developments have been built over recent years.
Travelling to Sawley
Sawley village is next to open countryside and is close to the River Trent and River Derwent. It is well placed for easy access to junctions 24 and 25 of the M1 as well as to the A50 and A42. The sky link bus provides a means of public transport to Castle Donington and East Midlands Airport with the local station in Sawley, Long Eaton being a link to the national rail network with easy access by rail to Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough, Leicester as well as London, Birmingham and other parts of the country.
Schools in Sawley
The Sawley Junior School is located off Wilmot Street in Sawley and the Firfield Junior School is located in the adjacent village of Breaston. Schools for older children include the Long Eaton School and Wilsthorpe Academy which are both within an easy walk as is Trent College and The Elms which are also in Long Eaton.
Things to do in Sawley
Sawley Marina is one of the largest inland marinas in the UK with over 23 acres of water space. The marina dates back to the 17th century but was developed in the 1960’s by the Davison family. Being on a navigation cut off the River Trent, Sawley Marina is well placed for access to the regions main waterways.
The Sawley Memorial and Community Hall on Draycott Road was opened in 1958 by Richard Attenborough, the actor and film producer who had connections with the area with his mother’s family having once lived on Bradshaw Street in Sawley.
There is plenty to do in Sawley on the sporting and socialising fronts with the Trent Lock Golf Club having been opened in 1991 by the well known golfing professional Eddie Macausland with the club having two courses – the 18 hole Riverside Course and the 9 hole Canalside Course. There is also a floodlit state of the art driving range, the Pirate Landing Adventure Golf and the Locks Lounge and Bar and Locks Restaurant.
Eating & Drinking in Sawley
Sawley also has several local pubs and restaurants which provide places to eat and drink and these include The Bell, The Nags Head, The Harrington Arms, The White Lion, Plank and Leggitt and Esquina Spanish Tappas restaurant on Tamworth Road. There is also the Trent Lock and Steamboat pubs which provide excellent quality food which are next to the River Trent at Trent Lock and a popular place to visit at Sawley Lock is the Lock Keepers Rest Mircro pub which is a lovely place to stop and visit if you are walking along the banks of the River Trent or in the surrounding countryside with there also being the Sawley Junction Micropub located on the roundabout next to Long Eaton station.
Robert Ellis sell many of the houses placed on the market in Sawley and the surrounding area so please do call in to our Long Eaton office at 5 Derby Road or call 0115 946 1818 to book a free valuation of your home or organise to view a property which you have seen being marketed through Robert Ellis.