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Camberley: Your guide to living in GU15

Camberley: Your guide to living in GU15

WHERE IS CAMBERLEY?

Located in the corridor between the M3 and the M4 within the GU15 postcode, Camberley GU15 is part of the Borough of Surrey Heath. Just 31 miles south west of central London, the counties of Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire all converge at the town's western edge.

Farnborough sits five miles to the north, Bracknell eight miles to the south and Basingstoke 17 miles to the east. All of which makes Camberley a central hub for commuters into those towns and London.


AREAS TO LIVE IN GU15

As well as the town centre, Camberley boasts some attractive suburbs.

Crawley Hill, to the east of the town centre and close to the M3 is a suburb boasting largely detached homes. An affluent area, Crawley Hill's residents are mainly between the ages of 30 and 60 in managerial or professional jobs.

Yorktown is west of the town centre close to London Road. With a fairly even split of detached houses, semi-detached properties and purpose-built flats, Yorktown also boasts a good level of properties available to rent.

Diamond Ridge is to the north of Camberley town centre and, like Crawley Hill boasts a large number of detached homes with a large number of affluent professional and managerial residents.

Heatherside sits to the east of Crawley Hill on the other side of the M3 motorway. Boasting more terraced properties than Camberley's other suburbs, Heather Ridge Infant School is nearby meaning the area is a haven for young families.

Old Dean was built largely for Londoners in the 1950s who had seen their homes bombed during World War II. Close to Pine Ridge Infant School, Old Dean sits north of Camberley town centre and is largely an area of terraced and semi-detached homes.

 

PROPERTY PRICES IN THE AREA

The current average value of a property in GU15 is £484,894. Detached properties in areas such as Crawley Hill and Diamond Ridge, meanwhile, fetch an average figure of £727,314.

Semi-detached homes sell on average for £374,279, while terraced homes averaged a sale price of £320,626.

Flats in GU15, including those in the town centre, sell for an average price of £258,895.

 

PROPERTIES TO RENT

The majority of properties available to rent in GU15 are one and two-bedroom flats. With rental properties averaging a monthly rent of £1,220, the centre of Camberley and its suburbs offers renters a range of affordable options.

One-bedroom flats command an average monthly rent of £707, while a two-bed flat will set you back £1,045 on average

In terms of houses, a three-bedroom house averages £1,461, while larger family homes come in between £1,959 and £3,221.

 

SCHOOLS IN GU15

Crawley Ridge Infant School, near the suburb of Crawley Hill, was rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in its last inspection and accepts children aged between five and seven, while Crawley Ridge Junior School is just a stone's throw away.

Pine Ridge Infant School, meanwhile, sits in the north east of the postcode, close to Cordwalles Junior School and nearby Collingwood College.

Prior Heath Infant School and Heather Ridge Infants School are to the east on the other side of the M3 and South Camberley Primary and Nursery School is close to the suburb of Yorktown.

 

THINGS TO DO IN CAMBERLEY

Camberley is unquestionably best known for the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst. Taking a tour of Sandhurst is a must and events run throughout the year.

For those who love the outdoors, there is plenty of green open space in GU15 to enjoy. Watchmoor Nature Reserve is brimming with wildlife and a picnic during the warmer months is a chance to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Culture vultures are catered for by the Camberley Theatre, which opened its doors as Camberley Civic Hall back in 1966 and plays host to a wide variety of shows throughout the year.

And shoppers don't miss out either! The Square boasts plenty of high street brands, while The Atrium, Camberley's newest focal point, features more than a dozen popular restaurants and watering holes, as well as plenty of parking and a nine-screen Vue cinema.

 

TRANSPORT LINKS

GU15 is split by the M4 and M3, providing residents with great access to the South West, South Wales, the South Coast and London.

Trains from Camberley arrive at London Waterloo in just over and hour, while Stagecoach offers a comprehensive bus service throughout Camberley and to Farnborough, Frimley, Aldershot, Fleet and Farnham. Arriva, meanwhile, caters for journeys to Bagshot, Guildford, Lightwater and Woking.


If you have any questions about moving to the Camberley area, give us a call at the office 01276 691510.