The ancient market town of Chesterfield presents a range of excellent leisure opportunities within its picturesque rural surrounds.
Displaying the natural beauty of the area, the gardens of Renishaw Hall comprise Italian-style parkland complete with nature walks, classical statues, ornamental ponds and even a vineyard to explore. The popular Herb Garden presents a range of exotic plants, herbs and flowers nestled amongst breath-taking countryside. There is a quaint tea room offering home-made refreshments alongside an adjoining store selling herbs, flowers and hand-made gifts.
Active residents are well catered for in the area with the contemporary Queen’s Park Sports Centre less than 10 minutes away by car. It promises a fully-equipped fitness suite, a 6 lane swimming pool, a full-size outdoor football pitch and 6 indoor courts suitable for a range of sports from cricket to volleyball. The Healthy Living Centre in Chesterfield is a state-of-the-art fitness facility with a climbing wall, 150-station fitness suite, and health spa with a sauna, steam room and ice foundation among its facilities. Closer to home, the South Chesterfield Golf Club is less than 8-minutes from the development by car. Boasting an attractive layout to suit a range of abilities, it also adjoins the beautiful Grassmoor Country Park, great for spotting wildlife and complete with a large fishing pond.
Chesterfield is well-known for its impressive historic houses, displaying centuries of awe-inspiring architecture, sculpture and art. Chatsworth house boasts one of Europe’s most significant art displays in The Devonshire Collection, which can be viewed amongst the fascinating Painted Room and preserved family chapel. Hardwick Hall and Gardens offers an enlightening exploration of the Hardwick ancestry amongst acres of stunning landscaped gardens, with organised events such as murder mystery evenings, outdoor cinemas, family fun days and plenty of children’s activities to enjoy.
These new homes in Wingerworth benefit from easy access to an enticing range of award-winning drinking and dining venues. With traditional public houses alongside Michelin-starred restaurants, residents are sure to delight in the varied culinary experience that this cosmopolitan area has to offer.
The highly regarded Wingerworth Pub and Kitchen is only 9-minutes walk from the development and prides itself on offering excellent quality dishes in an informal atmosphere. Complete with attractive garden areas, live music, wine clubs and frequent events such as the popular ‘Gin and Jazz’ evening, this impressive public house is a favourite amongst local residents. The Barley Mow Inn is another well-regarded establishment a short 6-minute drive from the development, which promises traditional dishes with a modern twist, complete with an impressive ale and wine selection.
Chesterfield itself boasts everything from stylish pavement cafés to avant-garde wine bars, along with a choice of award-winning restaurants for more formal dining. Awarded the Marchio Ospitalitá Italiana Seal of Quality, the notable Calabria Cucina Italiana & Caffe Bar produces exquisite dishes reminiscent of the traditional cooking of Southern Italy. The highly-rated Cocina restaurant is just over 10-minutes away by car, and boasts 2 AA rosettes. Promising a luxury setting for special occasions, it uses locally sourced produce from nearby Walton Lodge Farm to create unique and seasonal dishes with a subtle Spanish flair.
The historic town centre of Chesterfield promises a wide range of retail outlets from open-air markets to contemporary department stores. The popular Pavements Shopping Centre is a large indoor shopping outlet which presents a mix of good quality high-street stores and locally-run businesses, with several pleasant cafes providing refreshment in a relaxed atmosphere. Ravenside Retail Park is only a few minutes walk from Chesterfield centre and presents a range of well-known brands alongside a popular restaurant.
For more unique finds, the famous Chesterfield Market has become a well-loved institution in the town, boasting excellent quality local produce, clothing and hand-made gifts. Themed markets are also frequently held in the area, with Antiques and Medieval markets amongst them, while Chesterfield Market Hall which recently underwent a £4-million refurbishment, boasts its own eclectic shopping experience.
Further shopping hubs can be found in neighbouring Chatsworth Road, which is affectionately coined ‘the gateway to the Peak District’ due to its sought-after location. This attractive retail destination specialises in hand-crafted pottery and exclusive art pieces, with unique restaurants nestled amongst independent stores.
Ideally located for families, these new homes in Wingerworth benefit from a range of well-regarded schools within easy travelling distance of the development. Primary schools within a 6-minute drive include Grassmoor and Hunlocke Park, while the popular Tupton Primary is only 3 minutes away by car. For older students, the highly-regarded Brookfields Academy is one of several secondary schools in nearby Chesterfield and located only 4 miles away.
Those pursuing further study have a choice of two award-winning institutions with the University of Derby and Sheffield University within a 40-minute drive, offering an impressive range of undergraduate and post-graduate courses.
Brailsford is ideally located for commuters, with access to motorway networks and reliable public transport services nearby. The A61 is less than one minute from the development and provides direct travel into Chesterfield in under 3 miles, while Sheffield is located 41 minutes away on the same route. Matlock, a popular county town in Derbyshire, can be reached via the A632 in 17 minutes, and travel further afield is afforded by the major A1 motorway, 42 minutes away by car.
For travel by train, Chesterfield Railway Station provides connections to several major cities including Sheffield, Norwich, Leeds, London, Glasgow, Plymouth and Nottingham.
A61 0.3 miles / 1 minute
A617 2.5 miles / 7 minutes
A619 5.4 miles / 12 minutes
A632 33.4 miles / 46 minutes
M1 6.1 miles / 11 minutes
A6 14.9 miles / 19 minutes
A1(M) 32 miles / 42 minutes
Chesterfield Railway Station 3.6 miles / 14 minutes
East Midlands Airport 36 miles / 46 minutes
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode