Thinking of buying a new home in High Wycombe?
High Wycombe is surrounded by the rolling hills of the Chilterns and manages to effortlessly combine its rich and varied history with superb 21st century amenities including the new Eden Shopping Centre, excellent transport links, highly-respected schools and a host of leisure facilities. Nestled at the heart of the Chilterns, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it’s easy to see why it draws new home buyers from far and wide.
This large town in Buckinghamshire is a sought-after place to live, due to its convenient location and easy access to London, Oxford and Birmingham. Living here means you’ll never be far away from spectacular views, ancient woodlands and a wealth of green spaces, perfect for outdoor adventurers of all ages and abilities.
Leisure on your doorstep
High Wycombe is home to three leisure centres, all of which have an indoor swimming pool. There’s also a David Lloyd Club with a private gym, sauna, indoor pool, and tennis courts. Other sporting facilities in the area include tennis clubs, a bowling and cricket club and a choice of three pristine golf clubs. And if you’d rather be watching sport than taking part, Adams Park Stadium home to Wycombe Wanderers FC and London Wasps Rugby Club.
There’s plenty to do if you like a bit of culture too… Wycombe Swan Theatre hosts a wide variety of drama, comedy and musical productions. There’s also a museum located in the town centre, which celebrates the area’s rich history and has plenty to do for all ages. The town also holds the annual Wycombe Arts Festival – a feast for all the senses.
Fantastic new shopping centre
The Eden Centre is High Wycombe’s fantastic new shopping experience and features more than 100 shops, from high street brands to independent stores in The Gallery. The centre is also home to a Cineworld Multiplex Cinema, Anytime Fitness and a 22-lane bowling alley. And when you need to take a break from all that shopping, there’s a huge selection of cafes and restaurants to choose from including Frankie & Benny’s, Wagamamas, Yo! Sushi, Pizza Express and Nandos.
Out and about…
Centrally placed in the heart of affluent Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe is close to the charming towns of character Marlow, Beaconsfield and Henley-on-Thames – all of which make a fantastic day out whether is visiting their quirky historic high streets or simply messing about on the river. There’s also a good selection of grand country houses in the local area including Chenies Manor, Cliveden House, West Wycombe Park, Hughenden Manor and of course Royal Windsor with its historic castle and 1,000-acre Great Park.
Fantastic transport links
Living in High Wycombe means you’ll have access to convenient transport links via road, rail and air. The mainline railway station at High Wycombe offers a service to London Marylebone in just over 30 minutes and also has frequent services to Birmingham in 1 hour 33 minutes. The new rail service to Oxford Parkway is now open and takes just over 30 minutes.
Road connections are excellent as the town connects with the M40 at junctions 3 and 4, then links with Junction 16 of the M25 eight miles further on. Heading north, the M40 offers easy access to the M1 (30 miles), Oxford (30 miles) and on to Birmingham. And for destinations south and westbound the M4 is just 12 miles away via the A404. If you’re travelling further afield, Heathrow Airport is approximately 20 miles by road.
With so much to offer, High Wycombe and the surrounding area make a great place to buy a new Persimmon home.