Savills estate agents in Marlow

What is living in Marlow like?

Marlow is an attractive riverside market town and parish in Buckinghamshire, nestled among some beautiful countryside yet within easy reach of London. The town combines superb schooling, excellent road and rail links along with the ideal blend of market town convenience with open countryside – making it a highly desirable area for families and for commuters. The town has an eclectic mix of local, national and independent retailers, including a selection of outstanding pubs and restaurants.

 

Getting About

The station in Marlow provides a frequent commuter service to London Paddington via Maidenhead (soon to receive Crossrail). Those in the villages around the town will also find High Wycombe station very useful, providing fast commuter links into other London destinations.

Marlow is ideally placed for access to the road network, the town being in the middle of the M4/M40 corridor. The A404(M) provides easy access to the M40 and M4, with the M40 ‘Handy Cross’ roundabout just 3 miles from the town centre.

The Villages

The villages around the town provide idyllic environments within which to live, providing a perfect mix of countryside feel with the convenience of the town nearby. There are many country parks, open spaces, watercourses and lakes within which to enjoy outdoor pursuits.

The Local Scene

Not surprisingly, the area has a superb cultural scene. The town has a theatre, festival, market and many other regular events. The villages each have their own festivities, classic car shows and sports events.

Dining and entertainment options are numerous, with some superb award-winning country pubs on the door step.

The area is awash with excellent sports clubs, the town and many of the villages have cricket clubs, and the gyms around the town provide excellent facilities. Golf clubs are numerous too, as well as local rugby and football clubs.

Family Life

The area is hugely popular with families, with superb schooling available – be it private or state. The area is regarded for its family appeal having the ideal lifestyle mix of waterside town and country.