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Counties > Surrey

Commuter Towns in Surrey

This is one of the most popular migration routes out of London, attracting family buyers from Fulham, Wandsworth and Wimbledon, to the good commute, pretty villages, and brilliant schools.

It has bucked the trend in recession. Property prices have risen in the last year by 5% between 2012 and 2013 according to the Land Registry and the average house price is now £403,412.

International buyers are busy, buying at £5m and over, drawn to the big private estates like St George’s Hill and Wentworth. It is a top spot for star footballers especially from the Surrey Premier League and Chelsea FC’s training ground is at Cobham. Pop stars, film stars and millionaire businessmen are also thick on the ground.

There are wonderful areas of wilderness in the ancient hills and heaths and in the Surrey Hills AONB, picturesque villages with cricket greens and beautiful pubs, lots of horse-riding and cycling has taken off since the Olympics. The proximity of Gatwick, Heathrow and private airports make extremely attractive to businessmen.

Surrey has train lines running from Waterloo, Victoria & London Bridge . Journey times are are approximately 24-66 minutes in length.

Being so close to London, Surrey has access to many significant main roads including M25, M1, M11, M20, M26, M40, M3, A3, A24 & A31.

Surrounding counties are Greater London, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hampshire, and Berkshire.

The Commuter Guide website is based on the bestselling Telegraph Guide to Commuterlandimage spacer, by award-winning property journalist Caroline McGhie.
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