Living in Colsterworth
Colsterworth is a pretty Lincolnshire village which lies less than half a mile south of Grantham and 12 miles north-west of Stamford. It is the ideal place to set up home and buy a new house if you want to enjoy countryside living near popular market towns.
House prices in Colsterworth*
The average house price in Colsterworth is around £245,000. Terraced properties sell for a current average value of £156,000 and semi-detached properties for around £158,000.
*Housing marketing statistics from Zoopla in July 2017
Things to do and things to see in Colsterworth
Colsterworth is a thriving village with local facilities that include a doctor’s surgery, food store, hairdressers, greengrocer, butcher and fishmonger mobile shops. There is also a mobile library service.
Other facilities in the village include a sports and social club, a village hall, a youth centre that doubles as a nursery, and three playgrounds.
Transport links in Colsterworth
The A1 trunk road at Colsterworth was redeveloped in 2010, giving easy access to the north of England and to London, and the village is on the bus route between Grantham and Witham.
The East Coast main line service in nearby Grantham provides swift links to cities from Edinburgh to London.
Education in Colsterworth
Colsterworth's Church of England primary school has roughly 100 pupils in five classes that span the seven years of primary education.
Secondary, sixth form and further education is offered at schools and colleges in Grantham, less than 20 minutes away on the bus.
A brief history of Colsterworth
The village dates from the Roman era as it is close to Ermine Street, the old Roman road that ran from London directly north to Lincoln and to the Roman road known as High Dyke. A Roman smelting furnace was found at Colsterworth in 1931 and a small defended Late Iron Age settlement was uncovered in the 1940s.