Is Camberley A Nice Place To Live?

Camberley is an excellent place to live.

In fact, property experts from the respected ‘Home & Property’ Magazine recently described Camberley as one of the best places to live in the South of England. The magazine highlighted Camberley’s abundance of amenities, impressive green spaces and affordability.

Camberley is often highlighted for its affordability, as the town offers plenty of value for money and is significantly cheaper than other towns and villages in the South. Whether you are buying or renting, you will be pleasantly surprised by the housing prices in Camberley.

The Victorian town has benefited from various investments over the years, including improvements to the high street, green spaces and entertainment venues and amenities.

Plus, Camberley is on the London commuter belt, meaning it is ideally located for those who work in the city but want to live somewhere quieter. It also means there is always an abundance of jobs available.

Is Camberley Safe?

Aside from being affordable, Camberley is also a safe place to call home. The town of Camberley is located in Surrey, which is statistically the safest place in the South East.

Camberley’s neighbourhoods also have crime rates that are far below the overall crime rates for England and Wales. Find out more about the safety of Camberley here.

Things To Do In Camberley

Although it’s a small town, Camberley is bursting with things to do. There is often something exciting going on in the town. An annual car show, open-air cinema, Christmas ice rink and monthly artisan markets are much-loved events that take place in Camberley.

Frimley Lodge Park, which features acres of lush greenery, woodland trails, children’s play areas and a miniature railway, is a top hit for families.

Camberley Theatre has a year-round calendar of pantomimes, music events, comedy shows and more. And the impressive Camberley Heath Golf Course is one of three golf courses in the area.

The Atrium offers a cinema, bowling alley, well-known high-street stores and food venues. And Camberley’s town centre is home to a selection of restaurants, cafés, independent shops and boutiques.

Or if you want to shop until you drop, The Square shopping mall has over a hundred different stores and received an impressive refurbishment in 2019.

Education In Camberley

Are you thinking of relocating your family to Camberley? Or are you considering settling down in the area and starting a family? If the answer is yes, then education will be at the top of your list of things to check out.

education in Camberley

Luckily for you, we’ve done the hard work for you in this article about the best schools in Camberley! The area has a wide range of nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and SEN schools. There are also options for higher education, including a selection of sixth forms and colleges.

Many of the schools in and around Camberley have an excellent reputation, with the majority of the schools receiving an Outstanding or Good rating from the education regulator Ofsted.

For those thinking about going to university, the award-winning University of Surrey is a fantastic choice and is less than 30 mins drive from Camberley.

Affordable Homes In Camberley

If you are looking for an affordable home to buy in Camberley, we may be able to help. Accent Housing is a housing association providing quality and affordable homes to people across the country.

We often have affordable homes to buy through shared ownership, a government Help To Buy scheme that allows people earning less than £90,000 per year to buy shares in a property.

If you are interested in buying a home in Camberley through shared ownership, get in touch with our dedicated sales property team Homemade Homes.

Alternatively, if you are not ready to buy and you need to rent an affordable home in Camberley, we may be able to help. Accent Housing has a wide range of quality, affordable properties in the Camberley area, this includes sheltered housing.

However, because Camberley is such a great place to live, the demand for our homes outweighs the number of homes available. This means that tenants are given a home based on their priority level.

So, before you can be considered for a housing association home in Camberley, you must qualify to join the Housing Register. If you are deemed eligible by Surrey Heath Council, you can then browse their choice based lettings. However, there may be a waiting list for a home in Camberley. Find out more here.  

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