Best Places To Live In Camberley

Camberley as a whole is an excellent place to live. Camberley is a small town located in Surrey Heath in Surrey, which is one of the safest places to live in the South East according to ONS statistics. Aside from being safe, Camberley is notorious for its affordability – making it popular with families.

Due to its proximity to London, Camberley is also an excellent choice for those who work in the big city but don’t want to live amongst the hustle and bustle. It is also ideal for those starting out who cannot afford to live in London.

Accent Housing is a housing association offering a range of affordable and quality homes in the North, South and East of England. This includes a variety of homes in the Camberley area.

We also have a range of sheltered housing available in Camberley. Our independent living schemes are designed for seniors aged 55+ that want to live independently in a safe and secure environment. 

What’s The Area Like?

Camberley is a lovely town on the fringes of Bracknell Forest with an abundance of things to do. It has a strong sense of community and a welcoming charm. As previously mentioned, the area is safe and affordable. And its proximity to London means you’re never too far from the buzz of a big city.

The town has received impressive investments in recent years, including an £8 million refreshment to The Square, which is a modern shopping centre featuring a variety of shops.

The local council is also due to start a multi-million-pound project to upgrade Camberley’s main High Street, which already boasts a range of independent shops, cafes and more.

Camberley also has an excellent range of affordable properties, from cosy flats to family homes. There is plenty of open space in the area as well as beautiful places to walk and spend time outdoors.

Plus, it’s just 45 minutes from Surrey Hills Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is the perfect place to spend your weekends.

Things To Do?

From shopping and dining to fun-filled days with the family, you’ll never get bored when living in Camberley. The Atrium is a firm family favourite, featuring shops, a cinema, two gyms, bowling, a soft play centre for the kids, and even a ballet school!

And the towns small yet fabulous theatre has a year-round calendar of events, from pantomimes to comedy nights to children’s events.

In the summer months, Camberley locals flock to Frimley Lodge Park to enjoy the acres of parks, woodland trails, meadows and the miniature railway. The Gravity Force indoor trampoline park is another favourite for the kids.

If you’re an avid golfer, you’ll be pleased to know that Camberley is home to three golf courses including the prestigious Camberley Heath Golf Club!

Education In Camberley

If you are considering raising or starting a family in Camberley, you will be relieved to know that the area has a wonderful choice of schools.

The area features a number of primary schools, secondary schools and SEN schools, many of which have received an “Outstanding” rating from education regulator Ofsted.

Plus, there is a selection of sixth forms and colleges in the area. To make your life easier, we’ve done the research and picked out some of the very best schools in the Camberley area here.

Finding An Affordable Home In Camberley

Although Accent Housing has homes in Camberley, our housing association properties are let through the local council’s choice-based letting scheme. 

Unsure about choice-based lettings? We have outlined everything you need to know about CBL schemes here.

And because the area is so fantastic, demand for affordable rented housing is high in Camberley. This means the council have some criteria that must be met before someone can rent a home in Camberley. You can find out if you are eligible for an affordable home and browse their current choice-based lettings here.

Alternatively, if you are interested in getting yourself on the property ladder, a great option is to buy a home through shared ownership in Camberley Accent Housing.

Our dedicated property sales team, Homemade Homes, manages the sale of our shared ownership homes in Camberley. Visit Homemade Homes to view the latest availability and register your interest.

Get In Touch

If you are looking for an affordable home in Camberley or surrounding areas, and you would like some guidance, please get in touch. You can call us on 0345 678 0555, email us at or fill out our contact form.

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