Saffron Walden is in the top 10 of the most expensive places to live in the UK, according to new research by the Lloyds Bank.
The average house price is now £337,000, £14,000 more than the county average. Research over the past decade also shows that average prices in market towns across England have increased by 50 per cent in the past 10 years.
This isn’t the only time that Saffron Walden has been recognised as a desirable place to live, earlier this year is was voted as being the 8th most popular place to live in the East of England by the Sunday Times.
Saffron Walden offers a great quality of life, low crime rate, independent shops, a great market and superb transport links, as well as excellent schools.
Heather Curtis, from Intercounty Saffron Walden commented: “Saffron Walden has some of the most desirable schools in the Essex and Hertfordshire. Most of our clients that move to the area move for the schools. Saffron Walden boasts a wealth of ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated schools such as Saffron Walden County High School and Katherine Semar Junior School.
It’s a great commuter town with Audley End train station, the M11 corridor and Stansted airport, only a short distance away.’
If you would like to find out more about living in this beautiful market town then why not pop into your local branch of Intercounty for a chat and a coffee with one of our team.