Looking to relocate? Here’s why we think Tattenham Corner is one of the best places to live post lockdown.
Over the last few months there has been a monumental rise in people upping sticks and moving from urban areas in to more suburban and rural areas. Not only has the lockdown showed people the importance of a green space and a larger living area, but also with many companies unable to argue that it isn’t possible to work remotely, it seems more people are hoping to make it a more permanent arrangement – meaning there is no need to live quite so close to work. We’re going to take a look at why we think Tattenham Corner is one of the best places to live post lockdown.
Where is Tattenham Corner?
Tattenham Corner is a neighbourhood in north Surrey, UK and it is in the Tattenhams ward of Reigate and Banstead borough. Tattenham Corner has a small parade of shops that include a bakery, a pet store, a cafe and a Co-op as well as its own train station and a library. Tattenham Corner is located an 8 minute drive from Epsom town centre and an 11 minute drive from the M25 showcasing its fantastic transport links. This showcases Tattenham Corner as a well-connected village location, ideal for those who can split their working week between home and office, which are likely to be in particular demand. Further to this, you can get a train direct from Tattenham Corner train station to London Bridge in under one hour, making it a fantastic commuter location.
Not only does Tattenham Corner offer a plethora of main transport links via road and rail, Tattenham Corner also offers some of the best views in Surrey. With Epsom Downs being right around the corner and taking advantage of Tattenham Corner’s elevation, you get amazing views for miles beyond the racecourse and the sweeping green hills. Going the other way, you also get a fantastic view of the City of London – cementing your geographical location and the proximity to London.
What else does Tattenham Corner Offer?
Beyond the views and the fantastic transport links that Tattenham Corner provides, Tattenham Corner has plenty more to offer. For those thinking of moving to the area with young children, schooling will play a pivotal role in your decision. Surrey as a district offers an incredibly high standard of schooling and Tattenham Corner is no different. Roseberry School, a mere 2 miles away, is ranked 183rd in the entire country and has been rated as ‘Outstanding‘ following its most recent inspection by Ofsted.
Another key factor when searching for a new property is the level of pollution and the air quality. Tattenham Corner boasts an incredibly low air pollution with a rating of 81/100 (accurate as of 14:00 on 30/09/2020). The green local area plays a massive part in the fantastic air quality, if we compare this to several spots in London, Covent Garden 59/100, Wimbledon 54/100 and the South Bank 66/100 you can see the difference – further adding to the lure of Tattenham Corner as a potential new home destination!
Another key element when searching for your next property and its location, is affordability. According to Zoopla, the average value for a proeprty in Tattenham Corner is £568,347. When we compare this with some of the other locations in the surrounding area, Banstead £615,930, Ashtead £737,379 and Kingswood £1,464,631, we can clearly see that Tattenham Corner becomes far more affordable than other potential location candidates. When we compare this to the average price in London, £653,965, it further showcases the lure of the countryside and gives further reasoning as to why four in ten buyers are now considering countryside locations and why we think Tattenham Corner is one of the best!