Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
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The Insider Guide
Consistently named within the past few years as one of the most sought after commuter towns in the UK it is easy to see why Gerrards Cross holds such an appeal.
Over the years the relative affluence of its citizens, enjoying as they do a relatively close proximity to the centre of London, means the town has punched above its weight economically and socially.
It can now be considered one of the most charming and popular towns on the edge of the M25, giving it both a town and country feel depending on which way one travels. It is little wonder, therefore, that it proves so popular with those searching for a property which offers them the best of both worlds.
What a property finder can purchase
£1m buys: A four-bedroom detached family house, with a good garden.
£2m buys: A five-bedroom detached house with grounds.
£2.5m buys: A seven-bedroom detached house in a private location with grounds.
Best hotels in Gerrards Cross
Stoke Park (https://www.stokepark.com) offers five star facilities in a friendly atmosphere with extensive facilities and plenty of dining options, plus golf courses and parkland to add to the ‘wow’ factor. The Bull Hotel (https://www.sarova-bullhotel.com) is a peaceful, four-star spot close to the town centre, with an award-winning restaurant. The Crazy Bear (http://www.crazybeargroup.co.uk) at nearby Beaconsfield is worth exploring for a funky, different vibe in a 15th century coaching in which has been meticulously restored and now offers amazing accommodation.
Best restaurants in Gerrards Cross
Jack and Alice (http://jackandalice.co.uk) is a novel venue which offers wine bar and pantry dining and changes its menu throughout the day to suit differing tastes and times for eating. Wildwood (https://wildwoodrestaurants.co.uk) is part of a stylish, modern restaurant chain offering European and international favourites. The Jolly Farmer (https://jollyfarmerchalfont.com) is a brasserie pub with a strong local following, diners drawn to its relaxed atmosphere and innovative menu.
Best schools in Gerrards Cross
Maltman’s Green School (https://www.maltmansgreen.com) is an independent school for girls aged 2 to 11, priding itself on the energy and vitality of the education it provides, with a family atmosphere to the fore. For an age range of girls from 4 right up to 18, education provided by St Mary’s School (https://stmarysschool.co.uk) is recognised for its top results and inspiring curriculum. Merchant Taylors’ School (https://www.mtsn.org.uk) has an enviable nationwide reputation for the quality of is teaching and pastoral approach for boys aged 11 to 18. Merchant Taylors’ also has a liked prep school.
Buying Agent Fact
Gerrards Cross did not exist in any formal sense until 1859, when it was the name given to the formation of a new community from three existing Buckinghamshire parishes.
How to get to Gerrards Cross from central London
Train: 25 mins to London Marylebone station
Car: 45 mins to central London