Having undergone a huge transformation in the last 15 years, many people moving from London choose to focus on an Esher home search. With a unique village feel, Esher offers buyers the best of both worlds. Those choosing a Cobham home search are usually attracted by the choice of modern properties located on private residential roads.
The fact that they are inside the M25 with excellent road and rail links back to London and both Heathrow and Gatwick airports, means that Cobham and Esher have an international feel, with an internationally diverse population. Many international buyers are drawn to a Cobham home search by the cosmopolitan gated private housing estates of St George’s Hill, Fairmile and Burwood Park in nearby Walton and Weybridge. Much development has taken place in the area with many large new build houses and division of garden plots offering further development potential. Many of these properties are built to the highest specifications and suit the demands of international buyers used to the high technology and specification expected of properties in their home countries. Many buyers drawn to an Esher home search also choose to purchase property from a developer at an early phase of build, so that they enjoy an input into the finish and specification of the property and have the opportunity to make it their own. The Chelsea training ground and active Cobham Rugby Club add a sporting element, whilst the ACS International school offers excellent educational opportunities for international children. St Georges Hill Golf Club is also known to be one of the most traditional and sought after private members clubs in the South of England.
Many choose an Esher home search or a Cobham home search to take advantage of the very large social network within the area generated by the international population. There is also good shopping in the area with national high street stores, boutiques and interestingly flagship stores for Aga, Fired Earth and Clive Christian showcasing the popularity for top end housing in the area. Esher can offer a more traditional feel and those drawn to an Esher home search are those looking for a good character house on a good private garden plot in one of the many private gated developments around the town. Esher town itself offers an array of shops and boutiques, together with an extensive choice of restaurants. The local National Trust owned Claremont Park is open to the public during the summer months and runs a variety of popular picnic concert events and prom nights. The popular Sandown Park Racecourse has a good calendar of race meetings a year, together with exhibitions and concerts.
Those choosing an Esher home search, also like to encompass Claygate as part of their search. In essence a large village, Claygate offers a good commute back to London, access to good schools and excellent private residential roads featuring a variety of good character houses. It is an ideal place for those seeking a more semi-rural way of family life, whilst still enjoying excellent access to road and rail links and the local vibrant towns.