Houses for sale in Inglewood | A Town Snapshot

Posted by Danny Bates on February 17, 2021
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Only a short 10-minute drive from New Plymouth, Inglewood is nestled between Stratford and New Plymouth meaning you can head to Stratford and climb Mount Taranaki to play in the snow, then head to one of New Plymouth’s many popular beaches for a surf, all on the same day!

This thriving small town has created a strong identity in the Taranaki area with a vibrant community and some impressive facilities. Home to the TET stadium, a world-class, all-weather Mondo athletic track that has played host to the 10km New Zealand World Championships, numerous local events and the 2021 Taranaki Masters Games in March. Inglewood is also home to Fun Ho! a national toy museum which has on display over 3,000 Fun Ho! toys and a hay barn style theatrette.

Inglewood is a popular destination for community events. It is said that the annual Lions Christmas Parade is Taranakis' most popular Santa parade, drawing huge numbers from all over the region. In February each year, the town also plays host to New Zealand’s largest all American car show Americarna, where more than 700 American cars roll into town. Inglewood’s main street is closed for a free street party, the township will find cars on display, as well as live music and food stalls to enjoy.

There is never a dull moment in Inglewood, for when there are no events or celebrations, the local cafes and businesses keep the township thriving. Many Taranaki locals are known to head to Inglewood for a famous pie from Nelson's Bakery or a non-dairy ice cream from Little Liberty Creamery. Cafe Windsor, which is located on the main road, was also awarded Taranaki’s Best Cafe in 2005 by Cafe Magazine. They were also winners of: Casio Cafe Awards Best Cafe 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002 Best Cafe Runner-up 1998.

Inglewood is also known for its historic buildings. A number of them are listed by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, with one being the McDonald Real Estate Inglewood office which is located on the corner of Rata and Richmond Streets and is one of eight listed as Category II.

Property snapshot

Inglewood’s property market has been growing in popularity over the years, especially amongst New Plymouth first home buyers looking to get onto the property ladder! As prices are often more affordable than the main centres, but with a minimal commute, the current median listing price for houses of $470,000 is more attractive than other local hubs.

  • Inglewood is a suburb in the New Plymouth district of Taranaki and has a population of 3,817 people
  • 22.30% of Inglewood’s occupants live in rental accommodation.
  • The current median rent for houses is $420 per week.
  • Median rental yield is 4.65%.

If you’re in the market for a new property, then why not check out our top pick listings for sale in Inglewood. Please note that these listings are correct and available from the date of this blog being published in February 2021. 

Property for sale in Inglewood

Ready for a new family

Located on one of Inglewood’s main roads, this brick and aluminium house is the perfect three-bedroom home for a family. With a generous sized backyard and built-in sandpit, this home is ready and waiting to be enjoyed. The section is fully fenced meaning small kids and animals can run around in the backyard while you maintain peace of mind that they’re not exploring their new neighbourhood! The land area sits at 1,012sqm while the floor area of the home is 140sqm. 

This well-maintained house has internal access from the garage and laundry. The lovely open plan living area is complete with a log fire and heat transfer unit to keep everyone nice and warm in winter.

Location: 5 Rimu Street, Inglewood, New Plymouth District
Listing Price: Offers over $519,000
More information: View the listing here ›

Modern home for sale in Inglewood

Modern near new home 

If you’re looking for a brand new home without the stress of building yourself then this is the listing for you. Step away from the busy city lifestyle and discover the best of both worlds with a semi-rural retreat with all the mod-cons. With three bedrooms, one bathroom and open plan living this home has it all. Not to mention a converted container that can be used as a home office, hobby room or for extra storage.

This 1.865-acre property has the advantage of a rural setting with the convenience of Inglewood township and Norfolk school only a short commute by car.

Location:104 Durham Road Lower, Inglewood, New Plymouth District
Listing Price: Offers over $865,000
More information: View the listing here ›

Lifestyle block for sale in Inglewood

Lifestyle block with mountain views

With panoramic views of Mount Taranaki, this 12.63-hectare runoff/lifestyle block is less than a five-minute drive from Inglewood’s town centre but has the rural peaceful surround in this much-coveted part of the Taranaki countryside. This property is a fantastic larger Lifestyle land opportunity that can offer an income from grazing stock or selling supplement to the local dairy farmers. 

Build your country escape and enjoy the views or enjoy a passive income, the choice is yours!

Location: 640 Hursthouse Road, Inglewood, New Plymouth District
Listing Price: By negotiation
More information: View the listing here ›

For sale in Inglewood, Taranaki

Peaceful country living

If you’re looking for some fresh air and open space or even just some peace and quiet away from the city, this 4 bedroom home is situated on 1.22 hectares of beautiful Taranaki land. 

With enough paddock space for a couple of beefies, a few sheep or some ponies as well as growing a veggie garden and planting fruit trees, this property provides the opportunity to live a self-sustaining lifestyle. 

Everett Road is only a short eight-minute drive to Inglewood's town centre and a 25-minute drive to New Plymouth’s CBD. 

Location: 558 Everett Road, Inglewood, New Plymouth District
Listing Price: Auction on site (unless sold prior)
More information: View the listing here ›

If you’re planning to move to Inglewood, then why not check out our full range of homes currently on the market by clicking on the link below. Or are you looking to take advantage of the seller’s market? Our team of trusted salespeople are available to talk you through your options. Why not book a free, no-obligation property appraisal by clicking here.

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