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Wenvoe, Vale Of Glamorgan, CF5, Wales

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Wenvoe embodies the spirit of rural Wales, combining historic charm, community warmth, and modern amenities. Its strategic location, a blend of nature and history, and the availability of expert property services through agencies like RE/MAX make it an idyllic spot in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Wenvoe, Wales


Early History


In the Vale of Glamorgan, Wenvoe has a rich history stretching back centuries. Its name is believed to have been derived from the Welsh 'Gwynfa', meaning 'white place' or 'fair place'. The village is dominated by Wenvoe Castle, a building whose origins can be traced back to the early 16th century. 


However, the Wenvoe area has earlier historical significance, with remnants and artefacts suggesting prehistoric and Roman presence. Over the years, Wenvoe has witnessed changes and developments but has retained much of its historic charm.


Living in Wenvoe


Wenvoe offers a tranquil village atmosphere just a stone's throw away from the bustling city of Cardiff. It provides a perfect blend of rural Welsh charm and modern conveniences. With its expansive green spaces, historical sites, and tight-knit community, Wenvoe is a sought-after locale for those seeking a peaceful yet well-connected living environment.


Things to Do


Wenvoe Castle Golf Club: This golf club, set on the grounds of Wenvoe Castle, offers a stunning course for enthusiasts of the sport.


Wenvoe Quarry: A nature reserve reclaimed from a former quarry, offers scenic walking trails.


Orchard Trust's Community Orchard and Woodland: A serene space for relaxation and leisurely walks.


Visit St Mary's Church: A historic village church showcasing centuries-old architecture and history.


Local Schools


Wenvoe has a dedicated primary school for its young residents.


Wenvoe Primary School: This school offers a comprehensive primary education, fostering a nurturing learning environment for students.


Local Area: Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, Wenvoe blends traditional homes, modern developments, and historic landmarks. The village is self-contained, with local shops and amenities catering to daily needs, yet is near more extensive shopping and entertainment hubs in neighbouring towns and Cardiff.




Road: Wenvoe enjoys convenient road access, with the A4050 leading directly to Cardiff and connecting to the M4 motorway.


Buses: Regular bus services link Wenvoe to Cardiff and other locales in the Vale of Glamorgan, facilitating easy public transport options for residents.


Air: The nearby Cardiff Airport provides domestic and international flight options, making air travel accessible for Wenvoe residents.


RE/MAX Estate Agents Barry in Wenvoe


RE/MAX Estate Agents, rooted in Barry, extends its top-tier property services to the village of Wenvoe. Recognized for unparalleled expertise in real estate, RE/MAX's team assists Wenvoe residents in quickly navigating the property market. Whether looking to buy, sell, or explore investment opportunities, RE/MAX offers comprehensive guidance, ensuring smooth transactions backed by in-depth local market knowledge.

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