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Portswood is an extremely popular area for buying property due to its location, attracting mainly students.
Portswood is a largely residential area encompassing the main campus of the University of Southampton, and as such more than a quarter of residents are students.
Portswood Ward comprises Portswood, Highfield and St. Denys, and had a population of 14,384.
Portswood has a variety of shops, from cosmetics to blockbuster to Tesco. Southampton city centre is also a five minute drive away.
Portswood (and neighbouring Bevois Valley) are increasingly seen as the home to Southampton's burgeoning music scene, with many Portswood venues now offering regular live music and opportunities for local musicians in addition to nationally and internationally acclaimed acts.
Portswood has three state-run primary schools; Portswood Primary School on Somerset Road, Highfield School on Hawthorn Road, and St Denys School on Dundee Road. There is also a small independent primary school, St Winifred's School, on Winn Road.
The nearest railway station is St Denys 0.8 miles away, which is on the London Waterloo to Weymouth mainline and the West Coastway Line. There are also regular bus services to the city centre and other parts of Southampton from Bluestar, Uni-link and First Group.