House Removals Winchester
Located on the edge of the South Downs National Park, Winchester combines cosmopolitan elegance with rural idyllic.
Having once been home to Jane Austen, and the inspiration for romantic poet John Keats’ Ode to Autumn, it is understandable that people are enchanted by Winchester.
Steeped in history, the streets of Winchester hold medieval secrets of times gone by, and Winchester Cathedral and Wolvesey Castle are exceptional places to experience this.
Moving to Winchester
Ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK, Winchester’s house prices reflect this. The popular areas of Hyde and Fullflood are a quick walk to the railway station and full of sizeable Victorian properties. The most popular properties selling in Winchester are terraced, with these homes fetching an average sale price of £475,988. On the lower end of the scale, flats fetch an average of £286,001, while detached properties sell for an average of £726,430.
The average property price in Winchester is £474,588. This is more expensive than neighbouring Kings Worthy and South Wonston, but cheaper than Twyford.
Moving to Winchester couldn’t be easier. The Britannia Leatherbarrows Hampshire office is located just 25 minutes from Winchester in Andover. The team are friendly and ready to help you with a seamless move.
Things to Do in Winchester
Undoubtedly the most popular family attraction in Winchester is the wonderful Marwell Zoo. The 140-acre park is home to an incredible array of exotic and endangered species, including the Alaotran Lemur, Amur leopard and Bactrian camel. The park allows visitors to be as active or relaxed as they wish, with a free miniature train to help you get around.
There are also a number of walks and trails in Winchester. The military trail is an opportunity for visitors to trace Winchester’s military past from the Iron Age to the Nuclear Age. The Jane Austen trail reveals all about the authors life in Hampshire, and the city trail walks in the footsteps of King Alfred. One for all the family, the Viaduct Way is Winchester’s restored historic railway and great for a bike ride.
Transport Links Winchester
Winchester station has approximately five services to London Waterloo an hour, with journey time just over an hour.
Commuters beware, the morning services tend to be busy and there is little chance of a seat unless you are directly in front of the doors! South bound services run to Portsmouth Harbour, Weymouth and Poole.
There are also CrossCountry services to Manchester Piccadilly, Birmingham New Street and Newcastle Central.
Winchester is ideally located a stone’s throw away from the M3, allowing for easy access to other road networks locally and further afield.