Redrow - Kings Hundred, GU24
Working in London doesn’t mean you have to live in the city. Kings Hundred is a delightful place to set up home, situated in open countryside, four miles to the west of Woking, in the village of Bisley, yet it is just 35 minutes from London by train from nearby Brookwood Station, making your commute quick and easy.
Bisley brings you the best of both worlds, with plenty of open spaces and greenery, yet all the facilities of the town within easy reach, as well as all of the opportunities and attractions of the city. Which makes it the perfect place for our Heritage Collection homes, which themselves give you the best of both, with traditional Arts and Crafts inspired architecture and family friendly modern interiors.
Golfers will be spoiled for choice with so many challenging rounds within a short drive, including Chobham, Westhill, Woking and Worplesdon golf courses. Alternatively, if you prefer shots of a different kind, you’ll find the National Shooting Centre at Stickledown Range, Brookwood, with numerous shooting clubs you can join. Woking town centre boasts a popular arts venue in The Ambassadors, which houses two theatres, the New Victoria and the Rhoda McGraw, along with a six screen, independent cinema, making it the focus for evening entertainment.
There is a choice of primary schools for Kings Hundred residents, with Bisley Church of England Primary (rated Good by OFSTED), Knaphill Lower School (rated Outstanding) and St Hugh of Lincoln Catholic Primary all close by. Bisley also boasts a popular nursery and a Montessori nursery can be found in nearby Knaphill. Older children have a choice of high schools in Woking, including The Winston Churchill School, which is a specialist sports college, Woking High School, and the impressive Gordon’s School, which is one of Britain’s most academically successful state schools.
Woking has an excellent range of shopping, with its two major retail areas, Peacocks Shopping Centre and Wolsey Place now connected by Market Walk, which has a number of fascinating fixed stalls to browse around. You’ll find all your favourite High Street names in town, along with a traditional farmers’ market every third Thursday and selected Saturdays throughout the year. The Lion Retail Park in Woking is home to big name brands such as Argos and Currys. Of course, with London just over half an hour away, a shopping trip to Oxford Street or Carnaby Street is easily achievable in an afternoon.
Bisley lies on the A322 between the M3 and Guildford, with the motorway just 3½ miles to the north and Guildford just 7½ miles to the south. Reading is 20 miles, Farnborough is 10 miles, and the centre of London is just 35 miles away. Heathrow Airport is just 17 miles away. Trains from nearby Brookwood Station will speed you in to the capital in just 36 minutes, with regular rush hour services to London Waterloo. There are also regular trains to Farnborough, taking around 7 minutes. The station is well equipped for commuters, with almost 400 car parking spaces as well as storage for over 200 bicycles.
Doctors can be found at Chobham and West End Medical Practice with dentists available at Oasis Dental Care.