Rickmansworth is situated 20 miles Northwest of Central London and is the perfect balance between town and country. If you are looking for a commuter hotspot, Rickmansworth offers tube and overground train connections into Baker Street and London Marylebone in 30 – 40 minutes. It’s situated within the M25, next to junctions 17 and 18. Rickmansworth is also approximately 20 minutes from Heathrow, 30 minutes from Luton and an hour from Stansted and Gatwick airports.
Rickmansworth high street has an array of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes as well as several of the larger supermarkets including Marks & Spencer and Waitrose. Just outside of the town is the newly renovated William Penn leisure centre with a 25 metre 4 lane swimming pool plus Beaumont Health Club. Rickmansworth Aquadrome is a local nature reserve covering 41 hectares which includes wooded walks, lakes, play areas, a café and green open spaces incorporating an array of sporting activities.
Rickmansworth is hugely popular with families and has a number of good nurseries, state and private schools, including the Royal Masonic School for girls, St Joan of Arc Catholic school and Rickmansworth High school, which is a centre of excellence for science and the performing arts.
Rickmansworth’s popularity is evident from the recent Rightmove statistics showing upwards of 64,000 searches made for properties to buy and 16,000 for properties to rent in just one month. Two bedroom town centre apartments are priced upwards of £275,000 to buy and £1,250 to rent and traditional 4 bedroom detached family homes will currently be priced upwards of £750,000 to buy or £2,200 to rent.
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