Ecclesall is a neighbourhood that used to be part of Barnsdale Forest -- an area famous for its connection to the legend of Robin Hood. However, it wasn't until the industrial revolution that Ecclesall's population began growing and developing with the demands of local residents. In recent years Ecclesall has particularly grown in popularity, becoming one of Sheffield's most desired areas to live in. At the same time, if you are looking for a neighborhood with a predominantly quiet, rural atmosphere as well as access to a wide range of parks and green spaces, Ecclesall is an excellent option.
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The growing popularity of Ecclesall is best demonstrated by the steep increase in the value of real estate in the area in recent years -- the current average value of property is currently over £300,000 while the average price paid remains well below £200,000. Current asking rents in this area are approximately £700 for a two-bedroom house or apartment.
Ecclesall ward has several good primary schools, including Greystone Primary School and Hunters Bar Junior School. In addition, several of its secondary schools have been rated as 'outstanding' including Notre Dame High School as well as Tapton School. Ecclesall is also home to a number of early care schools such as Ecclesall Infant School and Ecclesall Pre-school.
Entertainment and Leisure
Ecclesall's increasing popularity among Sheffield's residents is largely due to its position and its proximity both to the city centre and the Peak District National Park. However, this area's residents need not venture far to find excellent bars, pubs and restaurants. Ecclesall Road, a 3.6 mile long street running from the centre of the city, is a vibrant area offering something for everyone -- whether you're looking for good fish and chips, a top-class Italian eatery or a retro pub with live bands, Ecclesall Road is the place to be.