Four family friendly locations with good schools
Harrogate is a beautiful Spa Town, which is well known for its good schools, an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and links to both the Cities of Leeds and York. This town also benefits from The Stray, a 200 acre protected public parkland, where you can enjoy picnics, exercise and playing games. Even though property in this area Costs significantly more, based on the national average property price with flats in the area selling for £267,953 and terraced houses for £276,706. Harrogate still has plenty of houses available on the market priced below the national average of £245,443.
Lincoln city is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has been officially named the 5th happiest place to live and work in the UK in 2019. Lincoln has a range of good schools, with and is also home to an impressive medieval Cathedral, architecture, castle ruins, city walls and the lake, Bradford Pool which formed as a result of a widening in the River Nene. Lincoln certainly has a lot to offer. Some of the best areas to live in the City are Bassingham, Canwick and Dunston.
This Town has a good reputation as being one of the best places to live in Kent. It is home to the Great Chart primary school, Highworth Grammar and Goldwyn Secondary Schools which have all been rated by Ofsted as Outstanding and numerous other schools that have been rated as good. The town is a 38-minute train journey to London, St Pancras International from Ashford International station, which makes it ideal for parents who need to commute into London for work.
Folkestone not only paints a pretty picture with its scenic harbour arm and seafront, but it is also home to several primary and secondary schools which have been rated as Outstanding by Ofsted. If you're looking for a family home, you're looking to live by the seaside and need to commute to London for work. Then this is an ideal location. Train journeys into London take from 54 minutes.
Commuter towns within an hour of London where property prices are below the National average
Locations in the countryside, where you can still buy a house for below the national average price
Seaside locations where houses are priced from below £245,000. Plus seaside locations, where property is priced at a premium.
Riverside Locations with affordable property and those which come at a premium price
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