Leafy village living in Sunbury-on-Thames
‘The Richmond’ presents an exciting purchase opportunity for both investors and home owners. Comprising 59 spacious new homes, ‘The Richmond’ is nestled in the leafy commuter town of Sunbury-on-Thames offering the perfect fusion of urban and rural living.
Sunbury-on-Thames, also known as Sunbury, sits on the doorstep of some of London’s most prestigious areas including Richmond, Kingston and Hampton, and has a rich history dating back to the 10th century. The area is characterized by the River Thames which meanders through the heart of Sunbury and is just 16 miles southwest of central London, perfect for young families, and within touching distance of vast expanses of green open space. Property prices over the last three years around Sunbury-on-Thames have increased by over 30 per cent (according to Foxtons). Increases in property prices are forecast to continue thanks to Sunbury’s commuter distance to central London, excellent travel connections and its enticing family friendly setting. Due to complete in 2018, Crossrail, which will only be an 11 minute drive away, will serve The Richmond with unrivalled travel connections and investment potential from Heathrow Station.
The Richmond was previously a 1970s technology building and is being transformed into a stunning collection of stylish homes. The 59, studio, one and two bedroom apartments all boast interiors from some of the world’s top fashion houses, each complemented by the development’s lightly coloured modern exterior.
The Richmond benefits greatly from its situation in the heart of the borough of Spelthorne. The area offers beautiful landscapes, a thriving culture and sport scene, a rich history and retail destinations at a pace far removed from the bustle of the city. Offering a strong family focus and community spirit the borough is ranked among the safest in London, making it an excellent place to live, work and enjoy life’s more idyllic pleasures. The nearby borough of Richmond, alongside Spelthorne, has more green space than any other London borough. There are over 100 parks, open spaces and commons with 21 miles of river frontage. Local attractions include Kempton Park racecourse and Twickenham Stadium, the home of English rugby and host of many concerts and other major entertainment events, which are both just a nine minute drive away.
The Richmond has superb travel connections to central London and beyond with Sunbury Rail station under a five minute walk from the development. From here Waterloo station and central London can be reached in just 46 minutes while the green tranquil expanses of Richmond can be accessed in just 22 minutes. When Crossrail completes in 2018, transport connections will greatly improve. The Richmond will be just 11 minutes away via car from Heathrow Station. From here via the newly named Elizabeth line, Crossrail will provide access to Paddington Station in just 23 minutes, while Bond Street will be reachable in just over 25 minutes. The development’s close proximity to Heathrow airport also provides unrivalled international connections.
Robert Fraser, managing director of Fraser & Co, comments: “Sunbury-on-Thames offers the perfect blend of both rural and urban living perfect for raising a family. Neighboring Richmond is truly one of London’s most affluent areas and Richmond Park is one of the most renowned royal parks in all of London, and so the area has genuine village charm and character.
“With the continued investment in transport infrastructure, thanks to the completion of Crossrail at nearby Heathrow, Sunbury-on-Thames presents a superb purchase opportunity. We are confident The Richmond is a development which will be popular with potential buyers looking not only to secure significant returns, but also those looking to raise a family.”