27 Sep

Caterham: The perfect town for London workers

Caterham: The perfect town for London workers

Those looking for a commuter base from which they can travel into work each morning will often be trying to find something very distinctive and different from the norm, and your own personal tastes can frequently play a big part in deciding where you want to live.

London workers, for example, have a choice of whether they want to live in a city suburb or move further out. For those looking at the latter option, one of the best options on offer can be to view property for sale in Caterham.

The Surrey town is ideal for the London commuter, with the fact it is home to less than 21,000 people meaning that residents will find something far quieter and less stressful than they may have to put up with throughout the working day.

Commuting is a big part of life for many, and making sure that the daily trip will be as stress free as possible is absolutely paramount. From Caterham, trains run regularly to King's Cross, and with a journey time of only around 50 minutes, it is a very reasonable commute.

There are of course other ways to get into the capital each morning, and for those who do not want to use the car and face congestion charges, from Caterham there eight bus routes which will connect you with Croydon, East Grinstead and Oxted, from where further buses can be easily caught into London itself.

Most people would cite their desire to start a family as one of the main reasons for not wanting to live in London, and for this reason, schools will be vital wherever they happen to settle. There are a number of state and private schools around the town, including Caterham School and Oakhyrst Grange, while de Stafford School will cater for older kids.

This range of different choices means that parents can rest assured they have chosen something that best meets the needs of their own children. 

Other highlights of living in Caterham include the fact that locals will have access to a raft of facilities, including a skate park, community arts and theatre and East Surrey Museum.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801643239-ADNFCR

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