New Homes in Acton
From sunbathing at Acton Park to gentle strolls through Heathfield Nature Gardens, the London Transport Museum Depot is a real highlight of the area. Walk the dog in Park, jump on the Tube to and much more; all from our developments closest to Acton below.
Live the Acton life
Whether you’re drawn to this area by the vibrant local culture, the great location or the selection of superb new homes, buying a house in Acton could prove to be an excellent choice. Especially when you take advantage of an offer such as the London Help to Buy scheme. With this, you could purchase a new home in the capital with only a 5% deposit and 55% mortgage, with the government making up the remaining 40% in the form of an equity loan.
Things to see and do in Acton
There are lots of great ways to pass your spare time in and around town. Gunnersbury Park with its museum and Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery are among the cultural draws, while Ealing Common forms the western boundary of town. Just over the river you’ll find Kew’s Royal Botanic Gardens and the huge expanse of Richmond Park.
Acton Park and Woodlands Park are nice spots closer to home for a stroll with the dog or your kids. If you have children then don’t miss the Oxygen Freejumping Trampoline Park next to North Acton Playing Fields or Springfield Gardens where you’ll find a kids’ play area. Pay a visit to the London Transport Museum Depot, and test your own skills behind the wheel at TeamSport Go Karting West London.
Good schools can be a key factor either for right now or the future, and there are some superb ones in the local area. Top choices for younger children include Ark Priory Primary Academy, Holy Family Catholic Primary and Good Shepherd RC Primary, which are all rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Twyford Church of England High School and the Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls are secondaries ranked just as highly by the education board.
Acton transport links
Acton is blessed with an array of local stations offering services on the London Overground and Underground. The centre of town is surrounded by stops such as Acton Central, Acton Town, Ealing Common, North Ealing, West Acton, Acton Main Line and East Acton.
From the Tube’s Central, District and Piccadilly lines, to Crossrail, Overground and TfL Rail services, there are also plenty of local bus routes you can use to get around. If you have a car, the M4 motorway begins near to town as it heads away from London towards the M25, Slough and Reading, passing Heathrow Airport around eight miles away as it goes.
The Acton property scene
Acton has become an increasingly popular place to live as buyers spread their wings from hotspots such as Notting Hill and Queen’s Park. The area’s known for its Victorian and Edwardian homes, with demand on the up in the search for more space and better value.With stunning developments along Western Avenue offering contemporary apartments perfect for modern life, the arrival of Crossrail has brought house prices closer to the London average. Now is the time to invest in this area, so give us a call today and see if one of our latest can give you a helping hand with your move.