Sheffield City Living Area Guide

Local Area Guide from Reeds Rains Sheffield City Living, South YorkshireLocal Area Guide from Reeds Rains Sheffield City Living, South Yorkshire

Sheffield is a rich, diverse, multicultural city that has earned its reputation for being one of the friendliest and safest major cities in the UK.  Sheffield is a major industrial, cosmopolitan and cultural centre renowned for its green open spaces, creative talents, galleries, world class sport facilities and cutlery.

The property market within Reeds Rains Sheffield is apartments only. These are studio apartments from sub £80,000 rising to the prestigious penthouse apartments at City Lofts. The property market in Sheffield is very aggressive and fast paced with the sought after properties being snapped up within a matter of days. The property prices are climbing steadily with buyer and investor confidence growing in the area resulting in more sales and lettings opportunities.

Sheffield has one of the largest foreign student populations in the UK. Properties are being both bought and rented by these students which are a driving force behind the local market. Given the city also has 4 hospitals this is also pulling in many young doctors and professional people to the area.

The city boasts 2 league football teams enriched with history. There have been many successful exports from this great city of steel. Possibly the largest export Sheffield have produced has been the Arctic Monkeys that sent the music industry wild in the 2000's. There have been many world class athletes in many fields including former England Cricket Captain Michael Vaughan, world champion Boxer Kel Brook and current Olympic Champion Jessica Ennis.

The manager of Reeds Rains City Living, Lisa Sharp says: “Sheffield city centre is centrally located and benefits from excellent transport links, multi-billion pound regeneration and is also one of the UK’s safest cities, making Sheffield a premier place to live.”

Specialising in modern apartments, Reeds Rains has specific tenant and buyers registered for the market area and type. City Living Sheffield has a great range of flats and apartments for sale in the city centre and across the S1, S2, S3, S6, and S11 postcode districts. The city centre apartments are great for first time buyers, those looking for a city centre base and property investors. The range of apartments includes new build developments and conversions.

An abundance of fashionable apartments and developments mean city living is a convenient, fun and an affordable option for those who enjoy and appreciate busy city life – all in one of the safest cities in England. The city offers something to suit everyone, you can't beat the urban lifestyle of the city centre.

Dealing only with the immediate city the unique qualities city life has to offer, each quarter has its own attributes.

The rental market in Sheffield is growing fast, and so too are rental yields for good quality, well-located properties. The prices of studio's start from £400 pcm, rising to £550 pcm for a smaller one bedroom furnished apartment. Two bedroomed apartments start from approximately £650 rising to just shy of £1,000 pcm. Our top end luxury penthouse living dependent on the size tend to be around £1250 pcm.

Sheffield provides a vibrant lifestyle with great retail therapy  including major brands, plus a great choice of independent boutique shops plus the bustling Meadowhall centre is on the doorstep. This coupled with wine bars, restaurants and cafes makes it an ideal place to relax in and watch the world go by in the city centre.

Often referred to as the ‘Steel City’, Sheffield boasts an impressive industrial heritage spanning over 250 years. World famous for its cutlery, heavy steel and coal industry, Sheffield is now going through somewhat of an ‘urban renaissance’, reinventing itself as a city of European significance.

Being the 4th largest city in the UK, Sheffield is also surrounded by some spectacular scenery. A third of Sheffield lies in the beautiful Peak District National Park and is the only English city that contains a national park within its boundary. This makes Sheffield a truly unique and an inspiration for many of the residents that reside there. Escaping the bustling city to explore the natural beauty of the Peak District is very convenient.