Spilsby has a primary and secondary school within the town, along with three further primary schools in its neighbouring villages. The town centre offers a wide range of small, locally owned shops, banks, traditional newsagents, bakers, butchers, jewellers and clothing stores, together with public houses, cafes and ethnic fast-food takeaways. There is also a Sainsbury’s supermarket situated close to the town centre for easy access.
Lying at the Southern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds – a recognised area of outstanding natural beauty, there are a variety of outdoors activities for families to enjoy, including walking, cycling and horse riding.
Spilsby has good road networks with the A16 linking the town to Boston, a 30 minute drive away and the A158 linking the town to Lincoln, a 40 minute drive away. There is a regular bus service linking the town with coastal regions such as Skegness and Mablethorpe, along with other market towns in the area such as Horncastle and Louth.
Buying and Selling Property in Spilsby
The market in Spilsby is strong with many buyers moving to the area, with the draw of affordable properties and a lifestyle choice of ‘escaping to the country’. This pretty market town offers an abundance of properties, both new and old. From pretty little character cottages and large period properties to new builds, Spilsby has a property to suit all tastes and budgets. Outside of the town, there are many small villages where cottages from the turn of the century are common place, often featuring large, attractive gardens.
Property prices range from around £70,000 for a two bedroom terraced town house to approaching £1 million for a large country residence with land. A typical three or four bedroom detached house would tend to sell in the region of £150,000 to £200,000.
Letting Property in Spilsby
The rental market in Spilsby is very active with new listings often being snapped up in a matter of days. Prices are in line with the average for the area and can range from £350 per calendar month for an apartment, to in excess of £1200 per calendar month a for large country residence.
The area continues to attract buy to let investors due to the relatively low property values and the relatively high rental values, offering investors a very attractive return on their investments.