ESTATE AGENTS IN TREFOREST
Treforest is located in the south-east of Pontypridd in Rhondda Cynon Taf. The area extends from the south-east Ynysangharad Park to the Tonteg ward in the south. Estate agents in Treforest recommend this area for families in particular, as it offers a great selection of housing for larger groups as well as amenities and schools for children. It’s also a popular area for students as there is a university campus located here, with easy access to the surrounding cities for nightlife and amenities.
Find Your Place
Treforest is fortunate in its location, with easy access to a host of Wales’ most beautiful landscapes and open spaces. From Taff Valley Park to Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, residents here have plenty of spaces for walking, cycling and dog walking. Parc Penalta is a 20 minute drive from Treforest and is a popular spot for dog walkers and hiking, with art installations and stunning views to explore.
Shopping and Entertainment
Treforest has several notable bars and pubs, such as the Otley Arms and the Pick and Shovel, as well as a number of takeaways, coffee shops and cafés. For shopping, the wider area of Pontypridd has a number of local and high street stores, as well as convenience stores. There’s also the Groggshop, a quirky store and museum that’s a favourite with residents and visitors alike for its friendly staff and interesting items.
There is an association football team in Treforest – Treforest F.C. – which runs teams from Under 8 level through to Seniors, the latter of which play in the South Wales Alliance League and the Taff Ely and Rhymney Valley Leagues. Pontypridd Golf Club is located on the outskirts of Treforest for golf enthusiasts to enjoy.
Festivals and Events
Located within Pontypridd, residents of Treforest have their pick of a great schedule of events throughout the year, from film and food festivals to comedy and markets. There’s something to cater to all tastes here, including Pontypridd Summer Festival which is held in August in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park.
The area of Treforest has several churches, including St Dyfrig’s R.C. Church and Calvary Baptist Church, located off Wood Road. Just a short drive outside of Treforest, Llancaich Fawr Manor sits overlooking the Glamorgan Uplands, dating back to the 1550s, along with The Rocking Stone – a historical landmark with stunning views of the landscape.
Treforest has two primary schools in the area – Parc Lewis and St. Michael’s. For older teens, the University of South Wales’ Treforest and Glyntaff campuses are situated in this area. There are also several specialist schools and training centres here, including the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic and Glamorgan Business School, both of which are easily accessible from Treforest.
Properties in Treforest are primarily made up of terraced housing, Victorian bay-fronted houses along Broadway, and converted flats, all of which are situated close to local amenities and transport connections to neighbouring towns and cities. With its own train station, many people gravitate to this area for its calm and friendly community feel, while still being able to benefit from easy access to surrounding areas. The area has a number of students living here due to the university campus situated in Treforest, but Cardiff’s nightlife is just a 20-minute drive away and the area itself has a wonderfully peaceful ambience that is safe and welcoming.