New Homes in Surrey
Surrey is perfect commuter belt territory, with London on its doorstep but keeping a rural feel.
With great parks and leisure activities, history and attractions, a new home in Surrey offers all this and more to its lucky residents.
Places to choose
And as one of the wealthiest counties in the country, several major company headquarters are based in the region including Esso, Samsung, Unilever, Procter and Gamble and Samsung.
Moving to this corner of the world will give you the flexibility to choose from a wide range of locations. Main towns include Farnham, Haslemere, Woking, Guildford, Dorking, Chertsey, Staines, Epsom and Reigate. Camberley is a further option where the Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst is based.
Fun all round
There are several attractions and places of interest around Surrey for you to enjoy in your spare time. Hampton Court Palace in East Moseley was one of Henry VIII’s favourite residences while Runnymede in Egham is where the Magna Carta was sealed.
The RHS Garden at Wisley belongs to the Royal Horticultural Society and offers rest and relaxation amid a stunning array of plants and flowers. Modern Guildford Cathedral is well worth a visit, while pleasant waterway strolls can be enjoyed across Surrey, as much of the Thames runs through it.
For a great family day out to get that adrenaline pumping, visit the region’s world-class theme parks such as Chessington World of Adventures and Thorpe Park.
The region has excellent transport links due to its close proximity to London. Major roads into Surrey include the M25, M3, M23 and A3, all of which offer central commuter links into the capital as well as being a gateway to the rest of the country.
Surrey also has great rail links with South West trains linking Surrey to London Waterloo. Train services also operate to Reading, the south west and the south coast, and from some Surrey stations to Clapham Junction, London Victoria and London Bridge. Major train stations in Surrey include Guildford, Woking, Epsom, Redhill and Staines.
Those looking to travel further afield can enjoy good rail and bus links throughout the county to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.
Study in Surrey
There is a host of extremely highly regarded schools in Surrey including Charterhouse in Godalming.
Universities in the area include the University of Surrey; nearby Kingston University and Royal Holloway.
A sporting county
Sport also plays a big part of life in Surrey. It boasts three racecourses: Epson Downs Racecourse, Sandown Racecourse and Kempton Park Racecourse.
While no premiership football teams actually play in Surrey, Chelsea moved their training ground to Cobham in Surrey a few years ago. While you are unlikely to catch a glimpse of the boys training, keep your eyes peeled and you might just see Mourinho or Abramovich in the local area.
Esher Rugby Club play in National League 1 and ice hockey, basketball, and rowing are also popular sports with locals in the county.