It’s amazing what a little card named after an aphrodisiac mollusc can do for a town. It is believed that the Oyster Card will further increase the appeal of Epsom as a commuter hub, saving travellers up to £300 a year. This in turn will lead to an increase in homes for sale in Epsom and add to the list of very attractive reasons to live in the town. Amid much wrangling, the famous blue card has yet to be introduced but councillors are lobbying for its arrival. Watch this space.
Oyster Card or not, commuters, first time buyers and families looking for homes for sale in Epsom are on the up. Epsom is always near the top on internet lists of the best commuter towns in London and it is clear to see why.
The average cost of homes for sale in Epsom is £350,000 and just over 20% of the town’s population are commuters. And no doubt very content, happy commuters because Epsom has something for everyone.
So if you are looking for homes for sale in Epsom, what are the benefits? For young families, you will find three primary schools rating as outstanding by Ofsted. Amenities are superb with a wide choice of shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment. Epsom is a market town, so there is a street market twice a week as well as a farmers market once a month. So despite being a short hop from the centre of London, you will feel part of a charming, almost countrified community in Epsom.
Perhaps the greatest lure of those looking for homes for sale in Epsom are the wide open spaces. Plenty of greenery, plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. Epsom common has 436 acres of ponds, wetlands, heathlands and woodland. Space for biking, picnicking, walking and running. And then of course, there’s Epsom Race Ground, where you can enjoy a flutter on the horses and other events.
And those looking for homes for sale in Epsom might want to check out one of our current developments. Inspired Homes will soon be completing 32 one and two bedroom apartments in Rutland House, an attractive, four-storey 1980s building with a porticoed entrance and underground parking. And just a short walk to Epsom’s railway station. You can find more about these superb homes for sale in Epsom here.