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Buckingham House Removals
Buckingham lies in the halo just outside the M25 and is a popular location for commuters. It is a vibrant but small market town and is famed for its array of Georgian architecture. Many who work in London love living in Buckingham for its green spaces; over one third of Buckingham is covered by the government designated Chilterns Area of Outstanding Beauty and Metropolitan Greenbelt.
The Britannia Freestones office is located just 15 minutes away from Buckingham, in Brackley. The team offer a second-to-none removals service, tailored to each individual customer, as well as a variety of storage options.
Moving to Buckingham
Much of the compact market-town centre of Buckingham is a conservation area that is home to some stunning 16th to 19th century town houses, terraces, and cottages. Market Hill and Church Street are the best places to look for this type of architecture. There are not many Victorian properties in Buckingham, mostly terraces and semis but they rarely come on the market. The majority of properties are post 1960’s and located on suburban estates such as Bourton and Mount Pleasant.
Terraces and cottages in the centre range between £135,000 and £250,000. Family semis tend to fall between £175,000 and £275,000. Smaller town houses and three or four bed detached homes have asking prices around £200,000 to £300,000. The large five-bed detached homes and regal town houses vary between £300,000 and £600,000.
Four and five bedroom detached homes to rent are upwards of £1600 pcm, with humbler detached family homes starting at £995 pcm. Semis start at £1100. There are some cute two-bed terraced homes upwards of £800 pcm, with a family sized terrace taking this price up to a maximum of £1300 pcm. Studios and one-bed flats are upwards of £550 pcm, and look to spend over £700 pcm for a two-bed apartment.
Schools in Buckingham
Educational facilities are excellent in Buckingham, with children catered for well at any age. Buckinghamshire as a whole has a grammar school system in place should parents choose this as an option for their children. The Royal Latin School is Buckingham’s prestigious grammar school, and The Buckingham School is a specialist sports college.
Buckingham Primary, Bourton Meadow Academy, and Grenville school are all great primary schools in Buckingham.
Transport Links Buckingham
In terms of road connections, Buckingham is served by the M25, M40, A413 and A4010, meaning that those who commute via car are spoilt for choice.
Buckingham’s railway station closed in 1966. Therefore, the nearest train stations are Milton Keynes (25 minutes) and services run to London Euston, Birmingham, Manchester, and Scotland. Bicester station is 30 minutes away. There are bus services running from Buckingham to both of these train stations.