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House Removals Newbury
Newbury is a small town nestled in the heart of West Berkshire. Boasting a number of fantastic attractions, as well as beautiful countryside, the area is popular for those wanting to escape more urban areas. The town is very well known for it’s art venues, including the Corn Exchange, Arlington Arts and the Watermill Theatre.
Moving to Newbury couldn’t be easier. The Britannia Leatherbarrows Hampshire office is located just 30 minutes from Newbury in Andover. The team are friendly and ready to help you with a seamless move.
Moving to Newbury
One of the most sought after areas to live in Newbury is around St Bart’s school. However, The Speen and Wash Common are also popular for their location and desirable family properties. Strangely, the most popular properties for sale in Newbury are flats, which are fetching an average of £219,376.
Terraced and semi-detached properties are also popular. Terraced properties are selling for an average of £291,426, whereas semi’s are understandably pricier at £336,478.
Newbury, with an average property price of £324,074 is more expensive than nearby Thatcham, but cheaper than Cold Ash and West Berkshire.
Things to Do in Newbury
A real hit with Downton Abbey fans is Highclere Castle. The Jacobethan style country house sits in a 5,000-acre estate and is the building used in the hit television series. Regardless of its claim to fame, the beautiful property is worth a visit, with chances to explore the pristine rooms of the castle and its immaculate grounds. The house is still a home for the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, and for this reason, the property is only open to visitors 60 or 70 days of the year.
For those who love the outdoors, there are opportunities galore in Newbury. Donnington Grove Country Club is the destination for clay shooting and fishing. Cullinghood is a horse riding school offering hacking and trekking.
Undoubtedly a big hit for locals is Newbury Racecourse. Renowned for it’s friendly atmosphere and remarkable views, Newbury offers enthralling action over 30 race days. Most popular is the Hennessy Gold Cup.
Transport Links Newbury
With Newbury just off of the M4, a drive to Reading takes 30 minutes in good traffic. For those wanting to commute via car to London, journey time is over an hour even in the most favourable of traffic.
Newbury has an excellent main train station, with a number of different services to London, Reading, Taunton and Bedwryn. Train services to Reading have a journey time of 24 minutes and hourly services to London Paddington take 58 minutes.
For those wanting to go to the racecourse, Newbury Racecourse is the train station to use.