Tile Hill is a Coventry suburb lying approximately four miles to the west of the city centre in the CV4 postcode. Coventry estate agents are often asked for property for sale in Tile Hill as it boasts its own train station on the line to Birmingham, Milton Keynes and London. Tile Hill is known for its woodlands and open space, which is due to the area being set in the ancient Forest of Arden.
Living in Tile Hill
Tile Hill is a mainly residential area, with a mix of housing stock that includes listed buildings, post-war houses and 21st century new-build developments. Families flock to the area due to the vast amounts of woodlands, which give the area a semi-rural feel despite its proximity to Coventry city centre. The local schools offer a good level of education and the close proximity to the University of Warwick and Coventry University mean further education and employment opportunities are on the doorstep.
Top Attractions in Tile Hill
Tile Hill Wood is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and covers almost 70 acres. It is also a designated nature reserve. Pig Wood used to be a game reserve for the grazing of swine, while Plants Hill Wood features some ancient trees dating back 180 years. Limbrick Wood is a great spot for bird watching and dog walking.
Tile Hill Community Library
more than just a place to borrow books, Tile Hill's library is a pillar of the local community, with a comprehensive local history collection on the local area and Coventry City. Look out for a packed programme of regular events, including coffee mornings, a knitting group, craft sessions, children's activities, a homework club, and surgeries where residents can meet local councillors and police officers.
The Bell Inn
this pub cum restaurant in the Sizzling Pubs chain is located a short walk from Torrington Avenue, Tanners Lane and Tile Hill train station. Sizzling skillets and flame-grilled burgers are the venue's speciality, all washed down with a comprehensive selection of tipples.
Tile Hill benefits from its own train station located on Cromwell Lane, which makes it a popular neighbourhood among commuters. Stops on the line include Coventry City centre, Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, Milton Keynes Central, Watford Junction and London Euston. The A45 is the main arterial road serving Tile Hill.
There are four primary schools to choose from in the Tile Hill area: Leigh CofE primary school; Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic primary school; Limbrick Wood primary school and Mount Nod primary school. Secondary schooling is provided by Tile Hill Wood School, the Woodlands Academy and the Westwood Academy.
Tile Hill Property Profile
Tile Hill is divided into three distinct districts: Tile Hill North, Tile Hill South and Tile Hill Village, with Tanyard Farm a more modern extension of the village, built in the 1990s. The most desirable properties are located in the village, with roads including Cromwell Lane, Tanners Lane and Station Avenue all home to some very large period and listed properties. Banner Brook Park is a large modern development, where more 'executive' style homes can be found. Persimmon Homes currently has two developments at Banner Brook Park - Eight @ Bannerbrook Park and Ten @ Bannerbrook Park - where two, three and four-bedroom homes are being built.
Buying and selling property in Tile Hill
Property for sale in Tile Hill remains popular with Coventry commuters and families looking for easy access into the city centre. House prices in the area remain stable and have seen little movement in the last 12 months, according to property search portal Rightmove. The overall average house price in Tile Hill is £149,175, which was cheaper than neighbouring Eastern Green, Berkswell and Allesley. In terms of property types, most of the properties sold in Tile Hill over the last 12 months were terraced properties, selling for an average of £129,474. Flats sold for an average of £98,532 and semi-detached properties for £151,765.
If you are interested in buying or selling property in Tile Hill and the CV4 postcode, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Coventry estate agents office.