New homes in Waverley


Live the Life

If you’re looking for rural living within easy reach of major towns and cities, the village of Waverley could be the perfect place for you and your family to settle. Whether you’re exploring the local countryside, enjoying the sights of neighbouring Sheffield or discovering historic sights nearby, Waverley really does offer a little bit of everything.

Things to see and do

Waverley may be a quiet, rural village, but it’s within easy reach of a huge range of attractions in nearby Sheffield and Rotherham. Sheffield is home to Kelham Island Museum, the Millennium Gallery and the Crucible Theatre, while you’ll find Clifton Park Museum, Wentworth Woodhouse and South Yorkshire Transport Museum in Rotherham.

If you’re moving to Waverley with a young and growing family, there’s plenty for the kids to see and do in the local area. Whether they’re petting the animals at Aston Springs Farm, climbing aboard an ambulance at the National Emergency Services Museum or enjoying a picnic at Boston Castle and Park, there’s no shortage of family fun close to your new home in Waverley.

When it’s time to get out in the great outdoors, you can take the dog for a run up Wincobank Hill, discover ancient trees at Woolley Woods, or take in the scenery along the walking and cycling routes in the Peak District National Park. Tinsley Park Golf Club is nearby for a leisurely round of golf, perfect for summer evenings and relaxing weekends.


For families with school-age children, it’s good to know that Waverley is home to a number of schools rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, including St Joseph’s Primary School, Treeton CofE Primary School and Handsworth Grange Community Sports College. If you want independent education, Handsworth Christian School is nearby.

If your children are about to leave school, Waverley is close to some of the best universities in the UK including the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. There’s also further education on offer at Rotherham College of Arts and Technology.

Getting to Waverley

Waverley is near the M1 and A630, so the village has good transport links by road. There’s no train station, but Darnall and Woodhouse stations are both nearby, with regular services to Sheffield for commuters. 

The car journey from Rotherham to Waverley takes around 10 minutes, while Sheffield is 15 minutes away from the village. Worksop and Doncaster can both be reached in around 25 minutes, while Leeds is a 45-minute drive away.

If you’re going on holiday or are travelling internationally for work, Doncaster Sheffield Airport is conveniently just 30 minutes away from Waverley, travelling by car via the M18.