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Spotlight: A Guide to Banstead, Surrey

Banstead is a village located within the borough of Reigate and Banstead, Surrey. It is approximately 2.5 miles from the southern border of London.

Location

Banstead is a village located within the borough of Reigate and Banstead, Surrey. It is approximately 2.5 miles from the southern border of London and 17 miles from country town Guilford.

Where to go

With green backdrops, famous lavender fields and quaint high streets, many people choose to visit and dwell in Banstead for it's picturesque surroundings. The village high street retains its rustic historical feel with black and white beamed shops and independent eateries.

The town is famous for it's close connection to the flower lavender, something still highly valued by locals since the Victoria era. The tradition of growing the flowers continues at the two Mayfield 25 acre fields, where people can spend the day enjoying the blooms and their surrounding cafe and shops.

What's on?

Named Shepherd Neame "Pub Of The Year", The Woolpack is far from the standard pint and pie traditional pub. Every Tuesday, the pub holds live jazz sessions, seasonal menus, daily a la carte and Sunday roasts.

The famous annual Eastern Electrics Festival takes places less than 5 miles from Banstead during the summer at Morden Park. Packed with seven stages, famous DJs and global stars, the festival brings a flurry of activity to the area.

Carving a reputation as one of the best Indian restaurants outside the capital, Le Raj has been impressing it's customers for over 25 years with their organic produce and traditional methods of cooking.

Transport

Banstead provides an abundance of transport links into the city and countryside. The A2022 passes through the north of the town centre whilst the A217 dual carriageway bypasses to the west. Banstead has many bus services located in the town centre, these link to surrounding towns such as Epsom, Sutton and Croydon. There is a railway station location within the town centre, opposite the A217.

Across from the A217, is the Banstead railway station served by the Southern Line. Since January 2006, the station now comes under the Travel card Zone 6 zone.

Property

The majority of the properties sold over the previous year in Banstead were detached properties, averaging at £757,516. The average price for a flat is £314, 422, while semi-detached properties are selling for around £524,095. Prices have risen by 4% over the previous year in the area. (1)

Grange Meadow, Banstead, Surrey, SM7
4 bedroom house £825,000


Four bedroom house in Banstead

A short walk from Banstead Village, this recently refurnished family home is ideally located near a selection of high street shops and restaurants. Surrounded by many local schools, it features an open plan living space and sizable garden making it perfect for large families with multiple young members.

Roundwood Way, Banstead, Surrey, SM7
3-bedroom house £550,000


Three bedroom house in Banstead

This spacious, modern, detached house is located nearby Nark Park and Banstead Village. Epsom Town Centre is easily accessible, along with the local shops and attractions found in Nork itself.

Contact Winkworth Banstead on 01737 362 362 for more information on both of these properties.

Winkworth Banstead
100 High Street
Banstead
Surrey
SM7 2NN

01737 362 362
banstead@winkworth.co.uk

Properties for sale in Banstead

(1)  http://www.rightmove.co.uk/house-prices/Banstead.html

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