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10 Properties Close to Good Schools

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10 Properties Close to Good Schools

From Wimbledon to Winchester, these homes are just a stone's throw away from some fantastic schools


C&TH has found 10 wonderful homes that are close to good schools – from modern pads to smart townhouses, these properties offer convenient family living at its finest…

1. The Close, Winchester

The Close

CLOSE TO: Winchester College 

The Close is a a six-bedroom Grade I listed family home that is on the doorstep of the world famous Winchester College. Dating from 1660, and inhabited by Jane Austen in 1814, The Close is in a town famed for housing King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Situated in an enviable position in the heart of Winchester, this property has excellent transport links from the nearby train station. Available through Carter Jonas to rent for £7,250 pcm

2. Ridgway Place, Wimbledon


CLOSE TO: Kings College School & Wimbledon High School for Girls 

Ridgway Place is one of the most sought-after addresses in the heart of Wimbledon Village and only 400m from its High Street offering a great selection of shops, restaurants and bars. The Common at 1100 acres is perfect for walking, riding, cycling or golf at one of its three courses. Wimbledon mainline train station is within 1000m providing a regular and fast link to Central London (you can get to Waterloo in 17 minutes!) Available through Savills for £4.65m

3. Elms House, Winchester

Elms House

CLOSE TO: Pilgrims, Winchester College & St Swithun’s School for Girls 

Elms House occupies a prominent position within the village of Twyford in the Itchen Valley. With many spacious rooms and stunning interiors it provides extensive family, living and entertaining space and is convenient for schools and Winchester. Not to mention it has a direct route to Waterloo. Available through Knight Frank for £4.95m 

4. Fitzroy Gate, Old Isleworth

St James Fitzroy

CLOSE TO: The Blue School PrimaryGumley House, Tiffin School for Girls, & Lady Eleanor Holles

Fitzroy Gate is an exclusive development of four, five and six-bedroom family homes, set within the historic grounds of a beautifully-restored riverside estate in Old Isleworth, bordering Richmond and St Margarets. Fitzroy Gate is ideally located for families, as there are good schools and parks nearby. Available through St James, prices from £1.4m

5. Givons Grove, Leatherhead


CLOSE TO: St Andrew’s Catholic School 

Situated in the Surrey Hills, this property is located just a six-minute drive from St. Andrew’s Catholic School in Leatherhead, which has been voted the third best school in England in the Real Schools Guide 2017. This seven bedroom house boasts many incredible features, including a spare cottage and stables. Available through UK Sotheby’s Realty for £2.9m 

6. Westmoreland Road, Barnes

westmoreland-road-2CLOSE TO: St Paul’s, The Harrodian & St Osmunds

The property is conveniently placed within a few minutes walk of Barnes Village with its eclectic range of local shops, restaurants and pretty duck pond and green. For those commuting, Barnes station has a line going directly to Waterloo. The area is commonly known for its excellent educational facilities to include St Paul’s, The Harrodian and Swedish Schools in North Barnes. This 5 bedroom property even has a garden studio set with a gym & media room. Available through Savills for £3.25m

7. Edith Grove, Fulhamedithgrove

CLOSE TO: Queen’s Gate School, Francis Holland, Redcliffe School & St Paul’s Junior 

Situated just off the famous King’s Road, a stone’s throw from infinite numbers of popular family-friendly eateries, this property is ideal for raising a young family in the heart of Fulham. The open-plan reception kitchen is an ideal space for entertaining and relaxing evenings in. The house includes hardwood flooring, a stunning feature fireplace, and well-designed bay window dining space for family meal times and checking over homework. Available through Haus Properties for £865,000

8. Queen Anne’s Gate, Westminster 28-queen-annegate1

CLOSE TO: Westminster School 

This Grade-I listed property in the heart of Westminster has been entirely restored and luxuriously decorated. Not far from Buckingham Palace and Big Ben, this luxury townhouse is a brilliant example of early Queen Anne style. The stunning property is only a 10-minute walk from Westminster School, one of the UK’s leading academic schools and the only ancient London school to occupy its original site. Available through Hathaways and Knight Frank for £19.5m

9. Castelnau, Barnes


CLOSE TO: The Harrodian, The Swedish School, Ibstock Place School & Colet Court 

Detached Victorian six bedroom family house, tastefully extended and refurbished on the prestigious Castelnau with gated off street parking. There are excellent schools in the area and of particular note are St Paul’s, The Harrodian, The Swedish School and Ibstock Place School. For younger children, Colet Court, St Osmund’s and Barnes Primary School are closeby. Available through Winkworth for £4.55m

10. Highgate House, Hampstead Heath

Highgate House

CLOSE TO: Highgate School 

Highgate Court is situated within striking distance to a number of well-regarded primary and secondary schools, and offers a range of three-bedroom apartments and a penthouse – as well as a spacious five-bedroom townhouse, suitable for families. Available through Bellway, prices from £2.35m

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