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Poet’s Rest is a beautiful collection of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes in the village of Polesworth, around six miles from the historic town of Tamworth.
Polesworth is a fantastic place to call home, offering a selection of shops, cafes and pubs. Here you will also find plenty of other amenities which add to the convenience of the location, such as a doctor’s surgery, a fish and chip shop, the stunning Abbey Church of St Editha and several schools.
Just a short distance away is Tamworth, a busy market town offering a wide array of shopping and dining options. It’s also home to Tamworth Castle, a spectacularly well-preserved Norman castle overlooking the confluence of the River Anker and the River Tame, with extensive and well-kept grounds. Offering plenty to do for the whole family, Tamworth can also boast a large multi-screen cinema and The Snowdome – a popular leisure complex complete with fitness centre, swimming pool, ice rink and Europe’s first real snow skiing centre.
Just outside the town centre is Ventura Retail Park which offers a large choice of shops and restaurants including John Lewis, M&S and Next.
For family days out, there’s an abundance of choice easily accessed from Poet’s Rest. Just 6.5 miles away is Twycross Zoo, while 10 miles away is Conkers, a fabulous attraction in the heart of the National Forest providing a mix of outdoor and indoor activities. Another real favourite with children is Drayton Manor Theme Park, complete with zoo and Thomas Land – brilliant for younger children and just 6.9 miles away from home.
Just 1.4 miles away, Pooley Country Park offers 62.5 hectares of woodland perfect for outdoor activities. There’s something to suit everyone here, with cycling and walking trails, the Pooley Miners audio trail, a visitor centre and a children’s play area.
Fantastic for families, Poet’s Rest is close to several reputable schools. These include Birchwood Primary School and The Polesworth School, both of which are just 0.9 miles away and boast ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted ratings, while Dordon Primary School is just 1 mile away and has a ‘Good’ rating.
For those who like to keep fit and active, there’s plenty of choice nearby. Polesworth Sports Centre is less than a mile away from the development, while just a little further afield are Kingsbury and Atherstone Leisure Centres, both of which are less than six miles away. For golf lovers, The Belfry Golf Club and Spa and Lea Marston Golf Club and Hotel are both less than half an hour away.
Poet’s Rest is very well-connected and benefits from some great transport links. The B5000 is close by, offering easy access to the rest of the local area, plus the M42 is less than half an hour away offering easy access to Leicester, Nottingham and Birmingham. In addition, Polesworth Train Station offers trains to London and Birmingham via Tamworth and from Atherstone Train Station you can catch connections to London and Crewe.