Stour Valley is an exciting new development on the outskirts of Kidderminster, a town famous for its sugar and carpet heritage and just a short drive from the beautiful Wyre Forest. This thriving north Worcestershire town built on the banks of the scenic River Stour offers great shopping, leisure and sports facilities, along with a range of schools and medical centres, all just a few minutes' drive away.
Stour Valley has a stunning selection of quality 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes, all carefully designed to meet the needs of modern living. So if you're looking for a superb new home close to scenic countryside, but within easy reach of town, your search ends here!
Just off the A451 Stourport Road, Stour Valley is less than three miles from Kidderminster town centre, which offers excellent road and rail links to major transport networks. Junction 4 of the M5 is approximately 13 miles away, with the M42 junction a few miles further south. Trunk roads give easy access to nearby Bewdley, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcester and Bromsgrove, while train services operate daily from Kidderminster station to Birmingham. For air travel Birmingham International Airport is less than 35 miles away.
A trip to the shops
Just a few minutes' drive from Stour Valley and you're in the centre of Kidderminster which boasts a great range of High Street, department and independent stores, plus a number of supermarkets and shopping centres. The central Swan Centre has nearly 40 outlets, while Weavers Wharf, a shopping experience based around the restored Slingfield Mill, offers leading names such as M&S, Debenhams and Next. The Rowland Hill Centre offers yet more outlets and twice-weekly outdoor retail markets and monthly farmers' markets are held in the town centre
Taking time out
Kidderminster and its surrounding area plays host to some of the Midlands' top attractions including the West Midland Safari and Leisure Park and the popular Severn Valley Railway that offers a nostalgic 16 mile trip by steam train. The nearby 6,000 acre Wyre Forest, one of England's largest remaining ancient woodlands, is ideal for walking and cycling, or you can enjoy tree top activities at Go Ape. To discover the history of the town's famous carpet industry visit the Carpet Museum, or enjoy a relaxing stroll along the River Stour, or the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, both of which flow through the town.
With a home at Stour Valley the Birchen Coppice Primary School and Birchen Coppice Middle School are both within easy reach catering for 5 to 11 year olds, while Baxter College is a comprehensive school for 11 to 18 year olds. The independent Holy Trinity International School caters for pupils from 4 to 19 and has a thriving nursery. Kidderminster College in the town centre offers a variety of full and part-time courses as well as running apprenticeship schemes with local employers.
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