Fleet on the Hampshire border with Surrey is more than just a commuter town and has spread over the years to take in the villages of Crookham and Church Crookham and has a large development, Elvetham Heath which increased the population by 6,000 when completed.
Places to Visit in Fleet
Basingstoke Canal runs through Fleet and is popular for walking, fishing and cycling. You can hire canal boats nearby in Odiham. Fleet Pond is the largest lake in Hampshire and a popular bird watching destination. The annual Fleet Half Marathon is a well supported event and raises lots of money for charity.
Commuting from Fleet
About 38 miles from London the peak, fast trains get to London waterloo in around 40 minutes and with 72 trains a day on average then it makes Fleet very popular for commuters. A season ticket to London Waterloo will set you back £3,820 in March 2017. With easy access to the M3 it is well connected for the driver as well.
Schools in Fleet
There are several good primary schools to choose from in Fleet and two good state secondary schools, Calthorpe Park and Court Moor Secondaries.
Property Market in Fleet
In the year to December 2016 the average price of flats in Fleet saw a steep rise of 33% to £286,586, overall the average property price in Fleet went up by 12% over the same period. The average price of a detached house in Fleet will cost just under £630,000 as of December 2016 (Home.co.uk)
If you are looking for a mortgage broker in Fleet then give us a try, we are based just down the road in Farnham. Our number is 01252 759233 or you can contact us here.