Another charming market town in the Surrey Hills, the gateway to the South Downs National Park. Haslemere is a very pretty and popular town with some buildings in the town centre dating back to the 14th and 15th centuries.
Places to Visit in Haslemere
There is plenty of culture in Haslemere with Haslemere Hall playing host to a varied programme of theatre and shows. There is the Haslemere Educational Museum containing a variety of rare collections. The great outdoors is one of Haslemere’s greatest attractions though, you are on the doorstep of the South Downs on one side and the Devils Punchbowl on the other, the latter is now much quieter due to the opening of the long awaited Hindhead Tunnel in 2012.
Commuting From Haslemere
Haslemere is on the old London to Portsmouth railway route that opened in 1859 and led to it becoming a popular commuter town. You can now get to London in about an hour with the cost of an annual season ticket to Waterloo costing £3972 in March 2017. You can drive to Portsmouth in under an hour on the A3 or pop to Guildford in 15 mins in the other direction.
Schools in Haslemere
You are spoilt for choice in Haslemere with a wide range of both private and state educational options. For secondary education there is Woolmer Hill which was last rated by Ofsted as a good school.
Property Market in Haslemere
Haslemere is a popular place to live and this is reflected in the house prices. According to Home.co.uk in December 2016 the average cost of a detached house was £762,350 and a flat was £255,750.
If you are looking for a mortgage broker in Haslemere then the Surrey Mortgage Broker can help. We are based in nearby Farnham and can see you in our offices in Farnham or we can visit you at home in Haslemere. We provide independent mortgage advice and will not bombard you with jargon. So whether you are a first time buyer in Haslemere, moving house to or in Haslemere or looking to remortgage why not call Richard on 01252 759233 or contact us here.