Moving to Farnham or already there? Farnham is without doubt a lovely town steeped in a rich history. Always promoted as an ancient market town sadly the market has long gone, apart from the occasional farmers market, it still has plenty to offer.
Places to visit in and around Farnham
In Farnham you will find Farnham Castle overlooking the town with parts of it dating back around 900 years it really is a site worth visiting. Just outside Farnham is Waverley Abbey ruins if you like a bit more history.
For those looking for a bit of rural activity then Bourne Woods and Alice Holt Forest are very close by.
Commuting From Farnham
Farnham is a very popular destination for those moving from London, Waterloo is reachable in about an hour with trains every 30 minutes. If you are in your car then there is great access to the A31, A3 and M3 and you are approximately 25 minutes drive from the M25.
Schools in Farnham
There a numerous good and outstanding schools in the area, both primary and secondary. The highly regarded South Farnham School is extremely popular and is rated outstanding by ofsted. Weydon School is also a top performing secondary school in Farnham. There are also many private schools in the area.
Property Market in Farnham
According to Home.co.uk prices rose strongly in Farnham from November 2015 to November 2016. Flats in particular rose dramatically in price up 54% to £352,429 although this is largely down to a large development of retirement flats in the town that are high in value.
The average price of a detached house in Farnham is £739,230 (November 2016 Home.co.uk).
We have compiled a list of estate agents in Farnham so if you are looking for houses for sale in Farnham you can contact them here.
The Surrey Mortgage Broker is based in central Farnham and we have great local knowledge to impart. If you are looking for independent mortgage advice then please get in touch for a no obligation, free consultation. Commonly we get people calling us to find out how much they can borrow on a mortgage and how much that mortgage will cost each month. We are happy to chat over the phone on 01252 759233 or in person at our central Farnham office with no obligation.