Buying and selling property in Melbourne
The Melbourne area has a wide choice of affordable properties ranging from two-bedroomed terraced cottages priced at around £130,000, four-bedroomed family homes between £250-£500,000, to five and six bedroomed mansions with acreage selling for over a million pounds. The area attracts commuters from every part of the Midlands and we have buyers waiting for all types of property in the region. Our full range of properties for sale can be found within this and a variety of other web sites. We pride ourselves on our well-written sales particulars and professional photographs – all of which will help achieve a sale of your property in the shortest time possible.
Letting property in Melbourne
The Lettings market in the Melbourne area has always been strong aided by the proximity of Rolls Royce at Derby, the airport at Castle Donington and Toyota. Expect to pay around £425 pcm for a one-bedroomed flat, rising to £900 - £1200 pcm for a four-bedroomed family home with garage and parking. We offer a professional fully-managed property service to landlords, or can charge a ‘finder’s fee’ only if required. Either way, we take great care to select a type of tenant that will meet a landlord’s requirements.
The Bowley, Diseworth, Derby, DE...
Offers in excess of £375,000
Badgers barn, is a fine example of a unique two-storey well proportioned barn conversion located within the quaint village of Diseworth. The beamed property has been sympathetically and tastefully converted...
Hollow Road, Breedon-On-The-Hill...
RAMBLERS COTTAGE : A wonderful opportunity to acquire an EXTENDED four-bedroom period cottage nestled in a village location and benefiting from a refitted breakfast kitchen, a lounge and a dining...
Carr Brook Way, Melbourne, DE73 8LH
** MODERN THREE-BEDROOM TOWN HOUSE** Are you looking to get on the property ladder? Well now you have a chance to purchase a 50% market value property within the delightful...
Club Lane, Barrow-On-Trent, DE73...
** INDIVIDUAL FAMILY HOME ** Occupying an enviable plot on a prestigious lane, this four-bedroomed detached family home boasts good-sized accommodation and a private location. There's ample off-road parking for...
Hope Street, Melbourne, DE73 8FX
** NEW TO THE MARKET ** A rare opportunity to acquire a truly impressive two-bedroomed detached bungalow nestled in a private location in the heart of Melbourne. Offering considerable potential...
Ranked a top place to live, Melbourne is a market town in South Derbyshire and indirectly gave its name to the Australian city. In 1837, the then tiny settlement in Australia was named after William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister. Another famous name from Melbourne that has travelled the world is that of Thomas Cook, the travel agent and pioneer of popular travel, who was born in the town in 1808.
The Domesday Book records a church and priest in Melbourne in 1086 and Melbourne parish church is known as a ‘cathedral in miniature’. The town contains many Georgian buildings. In the 19th century it was a centre for framework knitting and footwear manufacture.
In 2013 Melbourne was ranked as the 15th best town in Britain to live by The Times newspaper and Melbourne Festival has been ranked one of the Top 10 British Craft Events by Country Living.
Melbourne has a wide range of shops and services including a Sainsburys supermarket, banks, post office, pharmacy, library, the Melbourne Assembly Rooms (formerly the Bill Shone Leisure Centre) and a youth club. There are several pubs and restaurants.
For schooling, Melbourne has an infant school and a junior school on a shared site.
The town is home to Melbourne Rugby Football Club, Melbourne United Football Club, Melbourne Town Cricket Club and Melbourne Bowls Club. For those who like their competitive sports to be a little unusual, there’s Melbourne Royal British Legion Tug of War Club.
In April 2013 Melbourne became the first town in Derbyshire to receive Walkers are Welcome Town status.
The town of Melbourne lies about 8 miles equidistant from Derby and Swadlincote. Nearby is East Midlands Airport, which is a significant regional transport hub. The town's bus service is run by Arriva Midlands. Bus services for schools run to Chellaston School every morning and afternoon.