Our busy Orpington branch is located in the centre of the high street almost opposite the entrance to the Walnuts Shopping Centre.
Orpington is a busy and vibrant suburban town located in the London Borough of Bromley in South East London, and has evolved from a small village to become a thriving cosmopolitan area. The area has recently benefitted from huge investment, with a new cinema, hotel and apartments all contributing to a healthy market upturn and bringing new families to the area.
Surrounded by agricultural land, there are numerous parks within the area, yet it also boasts excellent commuter links. All London stations can be easily accessed from Orpington, with direct fast trains to London Bridge taking just 16 minutes, there is also easy access to the M25 and the A20.
Families with young children are drawn to Orpington due to the excellent choice of schools. Two of the top schools in the country, St Olave’s Grammar School and Newstead Wood School, are situated locally. Both schools select their students on the basis of their performance in a highly competitive entrance examination. There are also a number of schools that are rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, and properties within their catchment areas are highly sought after.
The high street offers a diverse range of shops and outlets and there are no shortage of restaurant choices offering something to suit every taste. Goddington Park features 64 hectares of grass and trees, with an abundance of sports fields for all to enjoy. The picturesque and family friendly Priory Gardens offers a church, museum, children’s play area and beautiful rose garden.
There’s an array of architecture on offer in Orpington, from Victorian houses to New Builds, and a mix of bungalows and flats. The highly sought after area of Knoll is in high demand with families, as is the small, select residential area of Chelsfield Park. With such a diverse selection of properties available, it’s no wonder the area attracts a wide range of people looking to purchase a property. Whether you’re a professional, investor or a family, you’ll find your ideal home in Orpington.