Local area guide Area Guide

Rotherham is a large town in South Yorkshire historically it was in the West Riding of Yorkshire and has its central area on the banks of the River Don. Rotherham’s property market has properties available to suit every budget whether you are looking for your first home and have a limited budget or you are looking for your big family forever home and a budget that means you are looking at some of the more expensive homes on the Rotherham market at around one million pounds.

As a popular residential area Rotherham has a wide range of property types available with beautiful Victorian properties lining streets in Moorgate to cottages and conversions in Micklebring and Hooton Roberts.

As one of Rotherham’s popular estate agents, Reeds Rains has a wide variety of houses, flats and bungalows for sale. Wickersley and Moorgate are popular areas because of their proximity to the motorways making them great areas for commutors. Wickersley also boasts great bars and boutiques.

Rotherham has residents from all walks of life including professionals, families, and young couples just starting out. The villages around Rotherham have great restaurants and bars. The vibrant city of Sheffield is close by with access links to Leeds and Nottingham. These links all help the properties in the area seem more desirable to those looking to move into the area. Rotherham has been known for some famous faces these include Mark Labbett from ‘the chase’ who lived in Rotherham, The Chuckle Brothers and David Seaman who was a goal keeper for England.

The average rental property in Rotherham equates to around £450 per calendar month. An average two bedroom terrace is normally around £400 monthly rising to around £550 for a three bedroom semi-detached. Three and four bedroom detached properties are around £600-£700 per calendar month. The more sought after areas between Wickersley and Moorgate are where the schools have particularly high Ofsted reports.

The Rotherham area benefits from a diverse selection of popular high street shops and smaller independent boutiques. Marks and Spencers, Morrisons, Tesco and Asda are ideal for your weekly shop, whilst the weekly outdoor market is a great place to shop for your fruit and veg, fish and even cakes. 

Clifton Park is popular with everyone from children to dog walkers. Residents enjoy taking advantage of Herringthorpe Playing Fields and in the evening you'll often find young children and adults alike playing sports like football and cricket.