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Looking for a new area to live in... recommendations please!

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LukeSkywalkerBoots Fri 17-Jul-20 20:34:24

Ok people, help me out!

We need to be within an hour of the City centre. We need a 2 double bedroom house (or bigger). Budget is £325,000. Nice schools. Ds is just going to enter year 5.

Don’t suggest Sevenoaks/ Tunbridge Wells/ Bromley, been there, done that!

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AlCalavicci Fri 17-Jul-20 20:40:34

umm which city centre do you need to be within a hour of , and a hour by car , bus , train , bike , foot ?

sleepismysuperpower1 Fri 17-Jul-20 20:40:41

London Colney? You have the retail park (has Sainsburys, M&S, Next and a few other shops) nearby, are close to st albans town centre for more shops/restaurants and the train station. Schools obviously depend on catchment area, but most, if not all, primary schools are rated good and you have secondary schools nearby too.

LukeSkywalkerBoots Fri 17-Jul-20 20:47:15

Sorry, the city of London. Train/ tube.

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sleepismysuperpower1 Fri 17-Jul-20 20:50:19

oh, ok. London Colney is around 40 mins by train to London from St Albans station (you can bike to the station)

AlCalavicci Fri 17-Jul-20 21:02:21

Ah I cant help I am up north .

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