Benefitting from being very close to the stunning south coast and the city of Portsmouth is Waterlooville. Due to its location near to the M3, and with a train station just 13 minutes away, many commuters and young families end up calling Waterlooville home. Despite having excellent schools and a plethora of local amenities, those who are considering a move to Waterlooville will benefit from attractively priced properties.
Moving to or from Waterlooville could not be easier. The Britannia Purvers office is located just 15 minutes away in Petersfield and has been operating for over 100 years. We offer a range of removal services and have an excellent reputation.
Living in Waterlooville
Waterlooville benefits from being one of those ideal places to buy; large town amenities with a village atmosphere. Both renting and buying are viable options for those wanting to move to the area. Young families and first time buyers can set a foot on the property ladder by investing in one of the many two bed terraced homes on the market for around £170,000. If you require something smaller, flats and apartments start at around £75,000. Traditional three bed semis tend to fall between £190,000 and £240,000, rising to £250,000 four a large semi-detached home. Larger detached family homes are upwards of £270,00.
Those looking to rent could move into a one bedroom property with a rental value of £600 pcm, or £700 pcm for two bedrooms. Smaller terraced homes start at £875 pcm, with thee bed semis generally fetching between £900 and £1000 pcm. Larger family homes to rent tend to be over £1200 pcm.
Schools in Waterlooville
There are some excellent primary schools in Waterlooville and parents consider themselves spoilt for choice. Amongst the countless ‘good’ schools in the eyes of Ofsted there are some ‘outstanding’ examples too, including Morelands, Purbrook, and Queen’s Inclosure.
There are two extremely popular secondary schools in the area. Oaklands Catholic Secondary School and Sixth Form is ‘good’, as is Horndean Technology College.
Transport Links Waterlooville
The nearest train station to Waterlooville is Rowlands Castle, which is situated on the Portsmouth Direct Line between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour railway station. There are trains every hour in the Portsmouth direction, with journey times to Portsmouth and Southsea station around 25 minutes. There are also hourly trains northbound, to London Waterloo. The journey takes 1 hour 27 minutes and calls at the likes of Petersfield, Godalming, Guildford, Woking, and Clapham Junction.
In terms of road links, the A3 is just to the east of Waterlooville and takes drives north to London or south to the coast. The M27 is just a short distance away and snakes along the south coast to the New Forest.