Knowle - Local Area Guide
Average Property Price: £479,648
Three miles east of Solihull you’ll find the beautiful village of Knowle.
And it truly is a village, in the traditional sense of the word. Packed with local, independent shops, lots of greenery, and an amazing community spirit.
Anyone looking to embrace the village lifestyle will find Knowle makes for a happy place to live.
With a low crime rate and excellent schools (Arden Academy was named one of the best state secondary schools in the UK), families feel very comfortable here.
If you choose to live in Knowle, we’re confident you will too.
Key Points of Interest in Knowle
Knowle is a quiet place, loved by its residents but without much that would really put it on the map.
It is located close to the Grand Union Canal, which connects Birmingham to London, and where you’ll find Knowle Locks.
Other than that, it’s most appealing spots are the small, independent shops of all varieties you will find on its high-streets.
Parks, Schools and Recreation
The facilities in Knowle are aplenty - and they’re maintained at a very high standard.
You’ll find beautiful parks and walking routes throughout the village.
If you’re interested in joining a club or society, then there are a number of options.
From tennis and squash tournaments, to the Local History Society and more standard social events, there’s sure to be something for you to get involved with.
Many societies are shared with another nearby village - Dorridge.
If you have kids, we’ve already talked about the excellent nature of the schools in Knowle.
Few areas in the country can offer the level of education you’ll find here. And there’s lots of choice too - with five primary schools located around the area.
Arden Academy, the main secondary school, is in the top 20% of schools in the country when it comes to Maths, English and Science GCSEs.
Restaurants in Knowle
Knowle is home to lots of restaurants and eateries, of a variety of styles.
As in almost everywhere in the UK, you’ll find the typical Italian and Chinese specialists. But you’ll also come across some excellent seafood restaurants - which is surprising given the location.
There’s something for every budget. Whether you fancy a full-on fine dining experience, or something a little more affordable.
But one thing you absolutely must try is Smoode Shakes. A fantastic place that offers over 50 different flavours of milkshake.
Housing in Knowle
Knowle is quite an affluent area.
House prices average around £479,648 - but naturally this depends on the type of property you’re interested in buying.
Detached properties average around £605,126, whereas terraced houses average approximately £353,420.
So even the most affordable homes are quite expensive when compared to the rest of the UK.
But it’s worth it because Knowle is a fantastic place to live. If you’d like to buy a property here, we can help.
Our local estate agents are based at 1634 High Street, Knowle, Solihull.
If you want to browse properties currently available, you can use our search feature. Just visit this page and enter ‘Knowle’ in the search box.