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St Nicholas

St. Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan CF5, 6, Wales

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With its historical allure, community spirit, and prime location, St. Nicholas stands as a charming enclave in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan. Whether for its serene landscapes, rich history, or the availability of expert services like those from RE/MAX, St. Nicholas remains a prized gem in the region.

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St. Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan


Early History


St. Nicholas, a picturesque village in the Vale of Glamorgan, holds a rich historical tapestry that extends back several centuries. Its name originates from the parish church dedicated to St. Nicholas. The village has historic structures, including traditional Welsh cottages and notable buildings. The area has evidence of occupation from prehistoric times, with nearby Tinkinswood and its Neolithic burial chamber being of significant archaeological interest.


Living in St. Nicholas


St. Nicholas offers residents a peaceful, scenic atmosphere typical of Vale's charming villages. It combines the serenity of rural Welsh life with the convenience of nearby urban amenities. The village is characterized by its strong sense of community, traditional architecture, and lush, rolling landscapes. Its proximity to Cardiff means residents enjoy the best of village life while benefiting from the advantages of a nearby city.


Things to Do


Visit Tinkinswood: Explore the Neolithic burial chamber, which is over 6,000 years old and holds significant archaeological interest.


St. Nicholas Church: A historic site, this church is a testament to the village's rich past.


Local Walks: The surrounding Vale of Glamorgan offers myriad walking trails through its stunning countryside.


Nearby Attractions: Being close to Cardiff and other locales in the Vale, residents can easily visit places like Dyffryn Gardens, Barry Island, and Cowbridge's boutique shops.


Local Schools


While St. Nicholas is a miniature village, the surrounding area offers a variety of educational institutions.


St. Nicholas C/W Primary School provides quality primary education in the village and surrounding area.


Many students attend schools in nearby towns or Cardiff for secondary education.


Local Area


St. Nicholas provides a tranquil setting with its traditional homes and historic sites. The Vale's typical verdant countryside envelopes the village, offering stunning vistas at every turn. Local amenities cater to residents' basic needs, while more extensive shopping, dining, and entertainment options are just a short drive away in Cardiff or other Vale towns.




Road: St. Nicholas is well-connected via the A48, which provides direct access to Cardiff and links to the M4 motorway.


Buses: Regular bus services connect St. Nicholas to Cardiff and other parts of the Vale of Glamorgan.


Air: Cardiff Airport, offering both domestic and international flights, is conveniently located for St. Nicholas residents.


RE/MAX Estate Agents Barry in St. Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan


RE/MAX Estate Agents, anchored in Barry, brings its extensive real estate expertise to the residents of St. Nicholas. Known for their in-depth understanding of the local property market, RE/MAX ensures that individuals in St. Nicholas receive the best guidance, whether buying, selling, or seeking property consultation. With their comprehensive approach and commitment to excellence, residents can trust RE/MAX to provide tailored property solutions in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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