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A collection of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom new homes in the village of Melling, with an ideal location just two miles from Kirkby town centre. Rainbow Fields enjoys close proximity to leisure attractions, shopping facilities and well-regarded schools, as well as excellent transport connections to nearby commuter areas.
Bungalows, semi-detached and detached homes
Two miles from Kirkby town centre
Eight miles from the attractions of Liverpool
Well-regarded local schools
Excellent transport links to major commuter destinations
Waddicar Lane, Melling, Liverpool, L31 1EA
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Rainbow Fields is located on Waddicar Lane, around eight miles north east of Liverpool and 10 miles to the north west of St Helens.
The charming village of Melling is a highly-desirable residential setting, which blends the tranquillity of village life with the convenience of a well-connected town centre just a short drive away.
Melling is home to a handful of traditional village amenities, including two popular family-friendly pubs, and an attractive public park within walking distance of Rainbow Fields.
Nearby Kirkby presents an impressive range of shops and services, including a library, art gallery and contemporary leisure centre, complete with a swimming pool, sports court and a fully-equipped gym. The surrounding area benefits from attractive green spaces and a historic country park, while the world-class attractions of Liverpool city centre are under 30 minutes away by car. The Kirkby Centre is just over a five minute drive from the development and boasts a recent £5 million transformation to include an art gallery, library and local history archive. While there, visitors can view the fascinating touring exhibitions, explore Kirkby’s heritage and enjoy light refreshment in the modern café.
For everyday fitness, residents of Rainbow Fields are served by the state-of-the-art Kirkby Leisure Centre, complete with 25m swimming pool, fully-equipped gym, badminton court and five-a-side football pitches. Visitors to the centre can take part in regular fitness classes and swimming lessons or unwind in the relaxing sauna and steam room.
Those hoping to explore the outdoors will find the picturesque Croxteth Hall and Country Park is reachable in just over 15 minutes by car, and is heralded as one of Liverpool’s most significant heritage sites. This spectacular 16th century building is set in 500 acres of stunning pastures, including a Victorian Walled Garden, an impressive nature reserve and the historic botanical collection of Liverpool.
Knowsley Safari Park promises a unique day out for all ages, with 700 animals to meet across five miles of enclosures. With amusement rides, a sea lion display and an Egyptian bat cave to explore, this impressive venue promises an enlightening day out just over 15-minutes drive from home.
Around 30 minutes away by car, the cosmopolitan city of Liverpool boasts an accredited World Heritage Site at its picturesque waterfront. Enjoying a rich history of music, art and architecture, this fascinating city is home to the largest group of Grade I listed buildings in the UK, along with the most extensive collection of galleries and museums outside of London. With a bustling shopping scene and unrivalled restaurant circuit, this vibrant city is an urban hub of world-class entertainment.
Ideally located for families, Rainbow Fields benefits from easy access to several highly-regarded schools, covering primary through to higher education.
Melling Primary School can be reached in just over a five minute walk, while several alternative schools can be found within a short drive, including Westvale Primary School (1.5 miles), and the notable St. Michael and All Angels Catholic Primary School (1.5 miles).
Students of secondary school age are also well-catered for in the area, with a number of high schools, serving students aged 11 to 18, and all within an eight minute drive of the development.
For those pursuing further study, the University of Liverpool is under 30 minutes away by car and boasts a position in the top 1% of universities worldwide. Alternatively, the award-winning Edge Hill University is just a 12 minute drive away, in the pretty market town of Ormskirk.
Transport connections in the area are excellent, with easy access to motorways, local road links and good public transport networks.
Less than two miles from the development is the convenient M57 motorway, which acts as a bypass road for Liverpool, connecting Tarbock with Aintree. The M58 is just a short drive away, passing through Merseyside and Lancashire, while Liverpool city centre can be reached in around 30 minutes via the A59.
For travel by train, Kirkby Station is under 1.5 miles away, offering regular services to Liverpool and Bolton, while Liverpool Lime Street Station is under 30 minutes away by car, providing connections to major cities across the country.
International travel is provided by Liverpool John Lennon Airport which can be reached in around 30 minutes by car.
The tranquil village of Melling is home to a handful of amenities, most of which can be reached within a few minutes’ walk of the development. These include two convenience stores, a beauty salon, a post office and a pharmacy.
Just a five minute drive from Rainbow Fields, the nearby town of Kirkby is home to a large shopping centre which comprises a good selection of well-known high street stores and casual eateries.
Kirkby is also well-known for its extensive covered market which spans over 130 stalls offering a wide range of excellent quality produce, fashion and crafts. Having served the town for over 50 years, this popular shopping destination has recently undergone a considerable redevelopment to modernise the venue and extend the selection of goods available.
Slightly further afield, Liverpool city centre boasts a first-class shopping destination which spans exclusive retail outlets, modern department stores and bohemian street markets.
In keeping with its traditional village setting, Melling is home to two long-established pubs, both of which serve hearty, classic British dishes, as well as an impressive range of ales, craft beers and wine.
Just half a mile from Rainbow Fields, the award-winning Horse and Jockey is a family-friendly pub which is praised for its Sunday carvery and open-plan pizza kitchen, while The Bootle Arms – one mile away – is housed within a building sandstone building, boasting open fires, an outdoor terrace and an extensive beer garden.
Alternatively, neighbouring Kirkby benefits from a collection of pubs and casual eateries close to the development, promising a quality dining experience in relaxed surrounds.
A little further afield in Liverpool, residents will find an unrivalled array of award-winning restaurants suitable for both casual and formal dining.
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