Reigate is extremely popular with families who champion the commuter convenience but beautiful properties and the Surrey Hills on the doorstep. The high streets of the market town are lined with Victorian and Edwardian structures which are home to countless coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques.
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Property in Reigate
There are some extremely prestigious roads in north Reigate, such as Coppice Lane, Beech Road and Uphill Park Road. The incredible 20’s properties around Wray Common often sell for around £1.5 million. It is worth remembering that homes in the RH2 postcode will always be more expensive than those in the RH1 area.
Throughout Reigate there is a mix of Edwardian and Victorian houses, as well as new build blocks of flats (most of which are found along Reigate Hill).
Schools in Reigate
There are a number of top performing state primary schools in Reigate, many of which are judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Reigate Priory, Reigate CofE, Holmesdale, Dovers Green, St John’s and Earlswood are all very popular with parents.
Reigate School is the only local state secondary school for boys and girls aged 11 to 16. However, it has links to Reigate College, which is effectively the school’s sixth form. Both facilities are ‘outstanding’ in the eyes of Ofsted.
The top private school in the area is Reigate Grammar, which caters for children aged 2 to 18. Dunnotar is also very popular, but is for girls aged two and a half to 18 only. Micklefield and Hawthorns are the two local private preparatory schools.
Transport Links Reigate
Reigate train station has two platforms and Southern run hourly trains to London Victoria (37 minutes). This service calls at Redhill, East Croydon and Clapham Junction. Many commuters change at Redhill for a multitude of faster services to different London stations.
Great Western operate two trains per hour westbound to Reading (1 hour) and eastbound to Redhill (5 mins). One of the Redhill trains continues on to Gatwick Airport (16 mins) and the Reading service calls at Dorking Deepdene, Guildford, North Camp, Blackwater and Wokingham.