Six reasons why Windsor and Maidenhead is a fantastic place to live

Six reasons why Windsor and Maidenhead is a fantastic place to live6

IF you don’t already live in Windsor and Maidenhead why not?

We may be biased, but we think the Royal Borough is a fantastic place to live and move to.

The area is loaded with history and is constantly being developed in order to make it an even better place to live.

Still not convinced? Here are five reasons why Windsor and Maidenhead is a fantastic place to live.

It is the 10th best in the country for Outstanding secondary schools

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According to the latest Ofsted reports and a survey carried out by Zoopla, Windsor and Maidenhead ranks as the 10th area in England with the best access to outstanding primary schools.

36 per cent of primary schools in this area rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

There’s plenty to do

One thing is for certain – you will never get bored in Windsor.

It’s literally fit for Royalty and if you fancy a pick me up you always have the castle to look at.

You can walk endlessly around Windsor Great Park and spot the beautiful deer or show off your hiking achievements at the top of the Long Walk.

In the summer, you can laugh your socks off and have some fun at Liquid Leisure or take a riverboat ride down the Thames.

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Oh, and of course we can’t forget the hundreds of swans you can feed too!

It’s a great place to live

Prospective buyers are currently searching for a home in Windsor and Maidenhead, according to property website Zoopla.

As of February 8, this three-bedroom house in Windsor has had 1193 views in the last month – suggesting people want to move to the area.

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Plenty of green spaces

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Windsor and Maidenhead is the best place in England to live for access to public green spaces, new research has revealed.

The study by sliding door wardrobe company Spaceslide found that homeowners in Windsor and Maidenhead have a total of 3,023,029m² of green space on their doorstep, higher than England’s average of 346,330m².

Homebuyers will pay £238,748 more than England’s average house price to live in the Royal Borough.

It has great transport links

Getting in and around Windsor and Maidenhead is easy, thanks to the borough’s fantastic bus and train facilities.

Maidenhead Train station is undergoing a £3.7 million refurbishment and we cannot forget Crossrail allowing commuters to get to London within 20 minutes.

The borough is also approximately a 30-minute drive from one of the UK’s largest airports – Heathrow.

Eating out

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The Royal Borough has an abundance of restaurants offering a variety of cuisines.

Maidenhead boasts four Michelin restaurants including The Fat Duck, Waterside Inn in Bray, Hinds Head and The Crown.

And we cannot forget the incredible independent restaurants which have served the high streets for as long as we can remember.

What do you think the best thing about living in the Royal Borough is? Leave your answers in the comment section.

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