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Local Area Guide to Bawtry

Known as the Gateway to Yorkshire, Bawtry is a beautiful market town with a rich history and some incredible property opportunities to get involved in. With a population of just under 4000, this is a smaller town with a real sense of community, perfect for those looking for a longer term home. Whether it’s the first step onto the property ladder, or the third or fourth step along the way, Hunters is here to help you find your perfect home in Bawtry.

For younger and older families alike, Bawtry is the perfect location to settle down in, with a fantastic primary school within the town, and a good number of options for secondary schools just outside of the town. Additionally, for those looking to move into the area, it is worth noting that Bawtry contains all the local amenities you need, be it a doctor at the Mayflower Medical Practice, or just a great pub like The Ship at Bawtry. It could be easy to imagine never needing to leave this beautiful town, but for those craving a bite of the big city, you can rest safe in the knowledge that Doncaster and Sheffield are less than an hour away.

This isn’t just a quintessentially sleepy English town though, if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush the Bawtry Paintball & Laser fields are just a short distance from the main town. Or, just a short trip away are the Enigma Rooms which test your wits, or for nature lovers there’s the Yorkshire Wildlife Park with its vast array of animals, and the Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre which will delight you at any age. For more local passion you needn’t look far, the community came together in 2012 to keep their local library open. Now there are discussions as to how further discussions on how to improve the town, which residents are invited to give their opinions upon.

The town of Bawtry balances all the community spirit of a small town with also having the fantastic transport links which keep you close to larger industrial hubs. So, if you’re in need of some retail therapy, Bawtry offers some beautiful boutiques and art stores. But if you’re looking for larger shopping centres, an easy half hour drive will connect you to Sheffield’s Meadowhall, or in just 20 minutes you can be in the beautiful Frenchgate Shopping Centre. Bawtry then, is the perfect place to be if you want to have your cake and eat it -- you’re not limited to a small town feeling, and equally, you don’t have the busy city bearing down upon you. Its great public transport links and proximity to major roads make it a commuter’s heaven, so you can enjoy the city and the country all in one day.

With a mixture of historic homes as well as more newly built properties there truly is something for every person’s taste in Bawtry. The majority of houses listed in Bawtry come with their own off street parking, and are quickly snapped up due to their idyllic location and fantastic local amenities. Because of all this, Hunters is proud to offer a selection of homes in this gorgeous location, which range in size and price so as to be available to the widest number of possible buyers. No matter whether you’re looking for your first home for the short term, or the one you want to spend the next twenty years in, Hunters is here to get you there.