28 Mar

Basildon perfect for families

Basildon perfect for families

Professionals looking to start a family as well as maintaining some focus on work may start to seek a quieter environment to spend their quality time. Those looking to move out of London to a nearby area do not have to look too far to find the right place.

For a town that offers both an easy commute and an atmosphere heavily influenced by the capital, you may wish to look at property for sale in Basildon.

With a population of just over 170,000, the Essex town is much quieter than the capital but still offers a healthy amount pubs, restaurants and high street shops to keep you occupied on the weekends.

Due to its excellent location, Basildon possesses great travel links for commuters using either road or rail. Situated just 25 miles outside of the capital, the drive takes less than an hour. Trains to London Fenchurch Street station take just 35 minutes on the London, Tilbury & Southend line.

In the other direction, a day out on the beach isn’t far away. Using the same train line, travel to the popular seaside resort Southend-on-Sea only takes 20 minutes. With attractions like Adventure Island and the Sea-Life Adventure aquarium, the area provides lots for families to do in the summer holidays.

An important factor for young families can be places to entertain the children - that is why Gloucester Park in Basildon could be an important feature to consider. The Urban park contains tennis courts, football pitches, a swimming pool, a children’s play area and a bowling green, among other things.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801834005-ADNFCR

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