OXTED, SURREY

CROYDON ROAD
Price: £249,950

This apartment has two double bedrooms, an entrance hall and a fully fitted kitchen. The lounge-diner and kitchen are open plan and the master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. There are communal gardens and allocated parking that is accessible by electric gates.

Contact: 01883 331000 or go to www.cubittandwest.co.uk

LITTLE COURT, OLD OXTED
Price: £3.85m

This property is set in well maintained grounds that include an outbuilding and heated swimming pool. The main house has six bedrooms, a study, drawing, dining, sitting and sun room that has great views over the gardens.

Contact: Knight Frank on 020 7861 1505 or go to www.knightfrank.co.uk

BLUEHOUSE LANE
Price: £325,000

This double bedroom first-floor apartment is a converted Edwardian house with far-reaching views over the communal gardens. It has high ceilings, wood-panelled doors throughout, a communal cellar and a private covered balcony.

Contact: Jackson Stops on 01883 712375 or go to www.jackson-stops.co.uk

NEED TO KNOW | AREA INSIGHT

Commuting to the City: Taking the train from Oxted overground station to London Bridge takes 40 minutes, adding a further seven minutes on the Jubilee line for those who need to reach Canary Wharf.

Education: Oxted School, a state school in the area, achieves good results with 73 per cent of its students scoring GCSEs at A*-C. Those keen to go private, however, are within easy reach of the independent schools Sevenoaks and Tonbridge.