About our town
Key things to know about living in Winchester
The much loved Cathedral city of Winchester is located on the border of the beautiful South Downs National Park and is 63 miles from London. With its rich heritage, green surrounding and thriving local economy it comes as no surprise that property in Winchester is in huge demand.
Northwood Winchester is based in the heart of Winchester at 36 Jewry Street. Covering properties in Winchester and in surrounding areas. Our local team love Winchester and are available to help with any queries you may have regarding the selling or letting of your property.
Many families are attracted to Winchester due to the fantastic array of schools in the area. Winchester schools include St Bede CE Primary School, Western CE Primary School, the Westgate School and King’s School. Winchester and its surrounding areas are also home to a number of independent schools including the famous and historic Winchester College, St Swithun’s Junior School and St Swithun’s School, Nethercliffe School, Prince’s Mead School, Twyford School and the Pilgrim’s School. Peter Symonds Sixth Form College has a fantastic reputation and is located in Fulflood.
Winchester’s popularity shows no sign of stopping, it is a vibrant city, steeped in history. You don’t have to go far to discover some of Winchester’s historic landmarks, from Winchester Cathedral, Winchester College, King Alfred’s Statue, Winchester Guildhall, The Butter Cross, The West Gate, The Great Hall displaying the famous Round Table. Historic Winchester combines all of its great city amenities with a great sense of community spirit.
Winchester and its surrounding areas have a fantastic array of local restaurants, bars, independent coffee shops and fantastic pubs serving locally sourced food and drinks. Winchester thriving high street offers shopping with retailers such as Debenhams, Marks and Spencer, Cath Kidson, Hobbs and The White Company with prime locations in the centre.
Winchester also offers a dynamic atmosphere around local markets, there is a regular Winchester farmers market offering fresh local produce and an antiques market on the high street once a month. Winchester hosts an annual Hat Fair, a festival celebrating performing arts. There are a number of local community events taking place throughout the year.
Popular with young families and commuters, properties for sale and to let in areas including Hyde and Fulflood are in a sought after location as they are walking distance to the city centre, have great schools nearby and are only a short distance to the train station. Winchester is a popular location for London commuters with several trains from Winchester to London Waterloo per hour with a journey time from 58 minutes at peak times.
As well as being commuter distance from London Waterloo, Winchester has fantastic travel links. Winchester is 12 miles from Southampton, offers great bus routes and Southampton Parkway/ airport station is easily accessible taking just 8 minutes from Winchester train station.
Our area encompasses vibrant Winchester city centre and reaches through the leafy heights of St Giles Hill and the picturesque villages surrounding the river Itchen such as Itchen Abbas, Easton and Abbots Worthy. Our area also covers the surrounds of the beautiful water meadows, Twyford and Shawford. From popular residential areas of St Cross, Littleton, Colden Common, Olivers Battery, Winnal, Bishop’s Waltham and Kingsworthy to the beautiful Georgian town of Alresford with the famous Watercress line. Northwood Winchester is here to help you get the best out of your property. Whether you are looking to sell, let, buy or rent, contact us today on 01962 208 600.
So whether you are looking for an estate agency to help you buy, sell, rent or let in Winchester or the surrounding areas, we look forward to hearing from you. Northwood Winchester provides property services in SO22, SO23, SO21, SO24, RG21, RG22, RG23, RG24, RG25, RG26, RG29 and GU10.