Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, located in the middle of the county and in the east of England. The town has a rich history, having contained a (now sadly destroyed) medieval castle and having existed as a market town since the medieval period. Sitting on the River Ouse, the town today remains a beautiful location with plenty of green spaces and open parks, as well as museums, galleries and even zoos. Transport links between Bedford and London are excellent either by rail or car, with Luton airport only half an hour away. Properties for sale in Bedford include a range of affordable flats and apartments, to bungalows and larger houses. Bedford properties are suitable for those looking to live in a beautiful and diverse town with plenty of good schools and excellent transport links.