Andover is a picturesque town in the north of Hampshire and in the south of England more generally. The town was the home to a medieval King's hunting lodge and became a market town in the medieval period, with the area's main occupation being in the processing of wool. Andover features several state and independent schools, making it perfect for families with children. Home to the Chantry Shopping Centre, Andover provides fantastic high-street shopping. Foodies, meanwhile, can enjoy some of Andover's wonderful cafes and restaurants. The town is also host to The Lights theatre, which puts on a regular array of comedians, plays and musical acts. Outdoorsy types can enjoy a visit to the nearby North Wessex Downs, with its scenic, rugged views, whilst the sporty can make ample use of the local leisure centre. Young professionals will be impressed with the less than hour commute to Portsmouth and Southampton. Andover offers a full range of properties for sale, including cosy apartments, beautiful terraces and gorgeous family homes.