Whitton is a town with a village feel situated within the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, which is considered the most popular and desirable Borough in London. Whitton was once part of the ancient parish of Twickenham, of which it was long a semi-rural part. This only changed when it acquired its own railway station; it is the only modern neighbourhood of Twickenham which is north of the Crane. Whitton's surrounding towns- Isleworth and Hounslow continue to be popular with professional couples and young families who choose to call it home.
The Richmond Borough property market continues to be extremely buoyant and fast paced. Alan Woods the Branch Manager quotes "I have been the Manager of this branch for 19 years and Central Whitton still continues to be very popular especially the Montrose Estate. Properties among the estate range from £500,000 - £750,000".
Whitton, Isleworth and especially Hounslow are commuter hotspots with direct links into the city in 27 minutes. These areas appeal to young professionals who wish to feel a part of the hussle and bussle of central London living. Whitton has a wonderful selection of over achieving schools and is recognised by the Ombudsman scheme. The schools within the local area are: St Edmonds Catholic School, Bishop Perrin C Of E, Nelson School, Heathfield and Chase Bridge. The local senior school is Twickenham Academy. The extensive selection of schools in the area make it extremely popular with young families.
Whitton proudly provided super star Phil Collins a safe place to live during his adolescent years. Paul Merson, the ex-Arsenal and England player, is a regular face to be seen around.
Alan Woods, Your Move Whitton Branch Manager, has grown up in the town himself quotes 'Whitton and the surrounding areas are extremely family friendly, it has changed a lot over the years but still continues to have that villagey feel with a great sense of community. Whitton is known for its good schools and low crime rates'.
Whitton is an extremely popular residential area 85% of the town is made up of 1930's family homes. There are small pockets of period houses (which date back to 1850) which can be found within Central Whitton. Whitton and surrounding area consist of houses, apartments, bungalows and maisonettes.
As the towns most popular estate agents Your Move Whitton are extremely success are selling both flats and house in Whitton and the surrounding areas. Prices start from £200,000 for a one bedroom flat and £350,000 for houses.
Within the local area the most sought after address is Redway Drive TW2. This is considered Whitton's most premier road where you can expect to part with £750,000 in exchange for a 1930's semi- detached family home. Montrose Estate is also extremely desirable.
Hounslow has a fantastic investment opportunity due to the extensive transport links- a choice of three underground stations and one over ground station which offers direct access to Central London in 25 minutes. Flats within desirable Hounslow for example Juniper Court and Blenheim Centre are achieving between £850 pcm - £1,000 pcm for a one bedroom flat and £1450 pcm - £1600 pcm for a 3 bedroom family home in road central roads such as Grove Road.
Whitton is ideal for shopping with supermarkets with Tesco, Sainsburys, Aldi and Iceland already trading there. It has its own post office and many bespoke independent shops such as jewellers. Whitton and the surrounding areas boasts a Costa Coffee and many independentcoffee shops and cafes. The leaders being Cafe Venice, Jolly's and Spice of India
Whitton has a fantastic sense of community and enjoy annual St George's Day Parades and Christmas Lights Ceremonies. Whitton is the home of the Royal Military School of Music which is situated within Kneller Hall which is a listed building. TwickenhamAcademy is a short walk from the high street with is open to the general public which boats football pitches, badminton courts and gym's for martial arts.
Situated within the London zones with multi underground stations located on the Piccadilly line and two train stations situated on separate routes into Central London. Multiple bus routes which include H22, 110, 111, 281, 481 which serve links to Richmond, Kingston, Twickenham and Isleworth. Within the area are many open green spaces for example; Murray, Crane and Inwood Parks, Hounslow Heath and Heathfield Recreation Ground.
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