An Insight into Glan Rhyd, Coed Eva, Cwmbran

Glan Rhyd is located just under two and half miles away from Cwmbran Town Centre in the popular suburb of Coed Eva within the county borough of Torfaen. It is an extremely popular area with couples and families who appreciate the peaceful cul-de-sac location.

Good transport links are important these days, as many people need to commute to work. Glan Rhyd is three miles away from the A4042, which will take you to the M4 motorway, thus making a commute to Cardiff, Newport or Bristol simple. The nearest train station is Cwmbran and it is 1.9 miles away.

If you prefer to use the local bus service, Glan Rhyd is a short walk away from the bus stop. Stagecoach No 7 bus will take you into Cwmbran Bus Station in approximately 22 minutes and if you fancy walking, Cwmbran Town Centre is a 42-minute walk away (depending on how fast you can walk!)

The area is made up of predominantly detached housing which is a strong indicator of affluence. There are 101 detached properties, 5 semi-detached properties and 1 purpose built flat. Over half of the properties in Glan Rhyd are owned without a mortgage and there would appear to be more couples living on the street between the ages of 45 and 59 than any other age groups. (Source: StreetCheck)

The average price of a house in Glan Rhyd is £160,944 (as at May 2017) (Source: Zoopla) and most of the properties on the road are three and four bedroom properties, which make them ideal for couples and families alike. The property prices in the area have increased by 1.40% since February 2017, however houses in this area do not become available very often.

The area surrounding Glan Rhyd is 580 yards away form Coed Eva Primary School and Cwmbran High School is 1.3 miles away. The schools are both very popular and have good Estyn reports, which can be viewed in more detail online.

The local amenities surrounding Glan Rhyd will not disappoint you. The closest shops and public house can be found within an easy walk. The Blickin’ Owl Public House is 0.6 miles away and the shops are just under a mile away in Fairwater. There is also a children’s play area and community hall located very close by.

The Blickin’ Owl which is a fantastic family pub serving food and drink every day.


All in all Glan Rhyd is a great area all round for families and an area you can really grow into!


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