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.