London Square - Staines Upon Thames,
Prices from £364,000 to £495,000
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London Square Staines-upon-Thames is the exciting new focal point of this busy, vibrant Thames-side town.
It is set around a stunning new piazza, which creates an attractive and vibrant entrance to this iconic development. The High Street location means that it is within easy walking distance of the station, and closer still to the many shops and restaurants that make Stainesupon-Thames such a dynamic hub for living and enjoying life.
Our collection of contemporary, London-style studios, 1,2 and 3 bedroom private apartments takes centre stage in Staines-uponThames, in four striking buildings up to 11 storeys high linked by a central courtyard garden. All of the apartments enjoy private outdoor space in the form of a balcony or terrace. The prominent location, stylish specification and facilities, including a concierge, gym, parking and private landscaped gardens, make this development ideal for the urban lifestyle.
In every apartment, generous use of glazing maximises the light and sense of space, a feature which is continued by the private balcony or terrace.
The parking allocation is cleverly hidden beneath a large central courtyard garden at the fourth floor level. The garden is for residents’ exclusive use and brings a touch of nature to town with landscaping inspired by the traditional English garden squares, combining low hedges and lawns. Seating, play areas and lush planting create a welcome oasis for rest and recreation.
Staines-upon-Thames offers the best of all worlds. The town centre is a lively mix of shops, restaurants, cafés and a cinema, with quieter pockets of green and attractive parks nearby to relax in. All just a short stroll from London Square Staines upon Thames.
There are hidden gems such as historic Staines Village, a Conservation Area where some of the buildings date from the 17th century. The river is another priceless asset, providing open vistas, waterside footpaths and pubs. Neighbouring towns include Royal Windsor, about seven miles away, and Egham, just over two miles.
The surrounding countryside is a unique blend of Surrey and Berkshire heath, hills and parkland, and, to the north of the town, the watery landscape fed by the Thames. It means that, within just a few miles of home, you will have a multitude of outdoor pastimes to enjoy, from fishing and sailing, to golf and nature walks.
The riverside setting of Staines-upon-Thames is one of its most appealing features, with ample opportunities for leisure activities and to enjoy the wealth of wildlife drawn to its banks.
Centrally located on this stretch of the river, Staines Boat Club is a popular local institution, offering rowing opportunities for adults and children, experts and novices alike. Waterside footpaths take you on a nine-mile scenic trail all the way to Windsor, passing through Runnymede Meadows and the pretty village of Datchet.
For a more relaxed approach to the river, sit back with something to eat or drink at The Swan Hotel in its large garden overlooking the water. Or watch the centuries old tradition of swan upping, when the health of adult swans and cygnets are checked, as it processes through Staines-upon-Thames every summer.
Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic School in Staines-upon-Thames has earned a ‘Good’ accolade from Ofsted, and Staines Preparatory School offers a private alternative for primary education. For older children, The Magna Carta School in Runnymede is a community school with a ‘Good and Improving’ rating.
For those who have reached university age, the location of London Square Staines upon Thames is ideal for study at Royal Holloway University of London, whose spectacular campus is just 2.4 miles away: 6 minutes by car or just 5 minutes on the train from Staines train station. From Staines bus station you either catch the number 44 which takes 19 minutes or number 71 which is 18 minutes.
The Royal Holloway was founded in 1886, and today it is ranked 31st overall in the UK in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018. It is renowned for its excellence in research, and offers students a wide range of courses in disciplines that include arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management, economics and law.
Staines-upon-Thames has built its prosperity on excellent connections and proximity to key centres of commerc3e such as the M4 corridor and Heathrow airport.
It’s a great choice for commuters to London too. From London Square Staines-upon-Thames, it’s a mere 4 minutes’ walk to Staines station. Direct services speed you from there to London Waterloo in approximately 35 minutes, with interchanges to London Underground and Overground at Richmond, and London Overground at Clapham Junction.
Staines also benefits from an extensive bus network serving popular destinations such as Egham, Ascot and Windsor, as well as Heathrow Airport for international flights.
For those travelling by car, the A30 Staines bypass is 0.4 miles away, and the M25 junction 13 is just 2.4 miles, giving easy access to the motorway network.
High Street, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 4BY