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Wisbech is a market town situated in the Cambridgeshire fens, with a population of over 22,000*. One of Wisbech’s main features is the River Nene which runs through the centre of the town and lies beside a host of the areas top properties.
Average property prices in Wisbech:
Based on statistics collected from www.homes24.co.uk the current average asking price for properties for sale in Wisbech is around £183,000 with the average property rental price coming in at £530pcm. While Wisbech has witnessed a steady inflation in its property values since 2013 of around 3.91%, property values in the area are still well below the UK average. This means that although house prices in the town are increasing it is still an affordable area. There are currently, on average, over 90 homes for rent and 340 homes for sale in Wisbech.
Where to buy:
Wisbech's most popular property areas lie along the banks of the River Nene on the North and South Brinks. The area is lined with Georgian style homes in the centre which expand out to encompass Victorian and Edwardian properties along the fringes of river. For a full list of estate agents in Wisbech visit homes24.co.uk.
Wisbech has a host of local activities, with some of the most popular being the Wisbech Castle, Fenland Museum and Yacht Harbour. However if you’re more of a sportsman than a historian the town also boasts a range of clubs and facilities, from tennis to boxing. In March 2014 the town also welcomed a new multimillion pound superstore complex, which will be completed with the addition of a multiplex digital cinema later this year.
There are a range of local schools in and around Wisbech with accessible primary schools on both sides of the river. On the outskirts of the town centre lays Wisbech Grammar School, one of the oldest schools in the UK, founded in 1379. For those seeking higher education The College of West Anglia offers a broad range of courses from Catering and Hospitality to Engineering Technology.
Office for national statistics 2011 Census data: population, children and religion. Sourced from: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ 19/03/2014 www.homes24.co.uk 19/03/2014