Buy in West End
This parish is a popular residential area especially with families and also working professionals needing easy access to the motorway.
West End is situated within the borough of Eastleigh, and to the north east of the city of Southampton. As well as the village itself, the parish contains the Chartwell Green suburb of Southampton. The village is small and generally classed as an area in the outer suburbs or rural urban fringe of Eastleigh because of the surrounding woodland and countryside. This includes Telegraph Woods and Itchen Valley Country Park.
The village is mainly known for being home of the Rose Bowl stadium, where Hampshire County Cricket Club plays, and occasionally England.
It is also home to Moorgreen Hospital, a classic Victorian building rich in history. The original St James School, built in 1901, is on the high street. In addition, West End Fire Station, nowadays is a museum, is in the centre of the village.
The area offers a huge range of beautiful, detached family homes and new build flats and apartments, attracting people of all ages.
Shops include a couple of convenience stores such as a Tesco express. It also benefits from a Hobbycraft and also an Asda on West End high street which offers the odd shops and hairdressers. West End is a very short journey to Hedge End, which has 2 Supermarkets to chose from, Sainsbury’s or Marks & Spencers, it also has a Halfords, Homebase and PC World. It is also only a short drive from Southampton City Centre which has plenty of shops.
As far as nightlife goes in West End, it only offers the odd pub, such as the West End Brewery Pub, The Southampton Arms and The White Swan. West End is also only a short drive from Southampton City Centre, which offers plenty of pubs, bars and nightclubs to suit everyone’s needs.
There are two primary schools in the village of West End. St.James school, situated in Monarch Way, and also The Kings school, which is a private school on Quob Lane. The Original St.James School is on the High Street and was originally built in 1901, but after the school moved to Monarch Way, in the newer, larger, more modern school, the older school was left, until it was used as a Pre-School, in the near past, being named St James Pre-School.
West End is only a short walk to Hedge End train station, offering links to Southampton, London etc. West End also offers plenty of bus routes to Southampton.