New Homes in Keresley
Live the Life
Located 5 miles north of Coventry in the West Midlands, the village of Keresley is an ideal place for homeowners to enjoy a rural lifestyle within easy reach of local towns and cities. Whether you’re exploring ancient woodlands, visiting museums or browsing high street shops, there’s no need to compromise when choosing your new home in Keresley.
Things to see and do
As Keresley is just a short drive away from Coventry, there’s lots to see and do within easy reach of the village. If you like exploring the countryside, Allesley Park is a popular dog-walking space in Coventry while War Memorial Park has tennis courts and green bowls. For quiet country walks and cycle rides you can visit Hartshill Hayes Country Park, Ryton Pools Country Park, Coombe Country Park or Hoar Park.
If you enjoy art and culture, The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is a great place to discover local history and artistic talent, while Coventry Transport Museum is home to a huge collection of vehicles including 230 cars, 100 motorbikes and 250 bicycles. Another popular place to visit is Coventry Cathedral, one of the most iconic landmarks in the city including exhibits at the on-site Blitz Experience Museum.
If you’re a sports fan, Wasps R.F.C. and Coventry City F.C. play their home matches at the Ricoh Arena nearby. Other attractions within driving distance of Keresley include Coundon Hall Park, Midland Air Museum, Kenilworth Castle and Warwick Castle. Arena Park Shopping Centre is also close by.
Keresley is home to a number of good schools, including Whitmore Park Primary School, Holy Family Catholic Primary School and Parkgate Primary School. Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School and President Kennedy Catholic School Academy are both rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, so there’s lots of choice when it comes to choosing a school for your children.
Independent schools in the region include Bablake School and King Henry VII School, while degree courses are offered at nearby Coventry University. The University of Warwick and City College Coventry are also within easy reach, which is ideal if your children want to study from home.
Getting to Keresley
Keresley is located on Bennetts Road, just south of junction 3 of the M6 and west of the A444. There’s no train station in the village, but Coventry Arena station is nearby.
The village is just 10 minutes away from Coventry by car, and there are also regular buses from Keresley into the city centre. The journey from Birmingham to Keresley takes around 30 minutes by car travelling via the M6, while Leicester is around 40 minutes away driving via the M69.
Keresley is just over two hours away from London by car while the train from Euston station to Coventry takes around one hour on the regular Virgin Trains service, making this a popular commuter route. If you’re travelling abroad, Birmingham Airport is only 10 minutes from Coventry by train or 15 minutes from Keresley by car, perfect for hassle-free holidays and business trips.