Why Preston is the Perfect Place to Settle Down

Why Preston is the Perfect Place to Settle Down

Whether you’re starting a family, pursuing a career, or simply seeking a welcoming and vibrant community, Preston stands out as the perfect destination to settle down. 

A hidden gem nestled in the heart of Lancashire, living in Preston offers a unique blend of history, culture and modern conveniences. In this blog post, we’ve put together some of the reasons why Preston stands out as an ideal location for those looking to put down roots. 

Strong Sense of Community

One of the greatest qualities to Preston is its strong sense of community. People in the city are known for their friendliness and welcoming nature, meaning you’ll always feel a part of the Preston family. 

Throughout the year, the city hosts a variety of community events and gatherings where you can connect with your neighbours and build lasting relationships. Residents living in our houses in Preston can enjoy a range of festivals, markets and local gatherings designed to celebrate the rich culture and background of the town.

Excellent Education Opportunities

If you have children or are planning to start a family, you’ll be delighted to discover that Preston offers an array of outstanding educational opportunities. The city is home to several highly regarded primary and secondary schools, as well as esteemed colleges for those seeking higher education.

Those living in our homes in Preston can also benefit from easy access to the University of Central Lancashire, which is a leading modern university recognised in QS World Rankings and renowned for its world-class education programmes. 

Vibrant Arts and Culture Scene

Preston is a city that is proud to celebrate arts and culture. If you’re passionate about theatre, music or visual arts, there's plenty of things to do in Preston that allow you to indulge in your creative side.

The Charter Theatre hosts a diverse range of performances throughout the year, from West End shows to locally produced gems. Furthermore, Preston’s art galleries, such as the Hanover Project, proudly display work of talented artists, which adds a touch of creativity to the city’s atmosphere. 

Beautiful Parks and Green Spaces

For those who enjoy nature, Preston is a true haven. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, the city boasts a range of beautiful parks and green spaces within its borders.

Avenham Park is less than a ten-minute drive away from our development, The Copse. It has a stunning Japanese garden and Moor Park, which just two of the stunning spaces where you can relax, take a leisurely stroll or enjoy a delightful picnic with the family.

Easy Access to Major Cities

Preston’s strategic location provides easy access to major cities in the Northwest of England.

Just a short drive away from our properties in Preston are Manchester and Liverpool. These bustling cities are both convenient for work as well as providing opportunities for leisure trips.

Find Your Dream Home in Preston

If you’re considering settling down and are interested in a property in Preston, Lancet Homes offer a range of houses to suit a diverse range of needs.

Discover our stunning collection of new builds in Preston at The Copse which combines modern living with the charm of Lancashire’s countryside. Each home has been designed with spacious layouts, top-notch amenities and a commitment to sustainable living.