There are so many fantastic places to move to in the south of England, and you’ll find that there are more than enough reasons to buy a property in Ashford, Middlesex. The area is a suburban town that is predominantly located in Spelthorne borough in Surrey, but with some parts of it also found in the London borough of Hounslow. This gives you an idea of its proximity to the heart of London which makes it an appealing location for commuters not wanting to pay the inflated inner-city property prices.
The residential town lies less than 14 miles from Charing Cross, considered to be the heart of London for commuting purposes and Ashford is well known for being part of the London commuter belt. With so many people working in London or looking to be nearby for the entertainment and tourist options, this is an area that ticks a lot of boxes. The fact that Ashford is less than 3 miles from Heathrow Airport is of considerable benefit to the town too, with a great deal of the local economy benefitting from services supplying the airport.
As with all good commuter towns, Ashford sits on a well-serviced train station and is a main stop on the Waterloo to Reading line. Two of the three routes from the station are found on the track that heads into the heart of London. There is a mix of trains available to and from the capital with fast options offering a way to get in and out of London with the minimum of time and effort. It is also possible to enjoy the more sedate areas of Windsor and the Eton Riverside by taking a short train journey from Ashford.
Ashford has a bustling High Street.
With the delights of London being so close, it would be easy to think that local residents nip in and out of the capital all the time. However, there is no real necessity because there is a sizeable High Street in Ashford providing everything you would expect from a decent town. The blend of retail options, restaurants, bars, clubs and cafes ensures that no matter the time of day or night, there will be something for you to enjoy if you spend time in the heart of Ashford. This ensures that there is something for commuters and people who want to experience local life. The fact that there is an opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds in Ashford is a significant factor in why so many people choose to live here.
The schools on offer in an area is an essential factor for families considering a relocation. Ashford has a range of good primary schools, some of which come very highly recommended, including St Michael’s Roman Catholic Primary school. Knowing that there is an opportunity to send your child to a fantastic school will always see a town being regarded as an excellent place to stay.
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