24 Apr

Purley may offer capital alternative

Purley may offer capital alternative

The area of Purley could offer a better option for those planning to relocate to the capital.

While there is little doubt that the centre of London is a busy and thrilling place to live, it does have some disadvantages. In particular, price can limit the range of properties available for many and it can be hard to escape the constant hustle and bustle atmosphere.

For those having to work in the centre, it may be easier to separate the office from home life if they are willing to extend their daily commuting time.

Property for sale in Purley could fit the bill for those who have to regularly make the trip into central or south London, as it is located just outside Croydon.

The train stations of Purley and Purley Oaks are both situated on the Brighton - London line, so there are regular services, and it also means it is easy to take a day trip to the beach if the weather turns out nice.

Families with children looking to relocate will also be pleased with the range of education options available and it means there are likely to find something to suit their offspring.

Schools in the area include the likes of Thomas More Catholic Secondary, Laleham Lea Primary and The John Fisher School, a high-performing and fairly selective institution that is very desirable.

For those who enjoy a spot of shopping, then Purley is ideal as it has a large number of supermarkets, as well as other retailers so there is no need to leave the area to meet most purchasing needs.

Purley is also home to one of the large Ikea stores, so furnishing a new home could be relatively straightforward.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801715519-ADNFCR

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