Escape the city for nearby Orpington

16th August 2016

Berkeley, Escape the city

The average property price in Central London is now £1,024,070 according to a new report by Emoov, comparing property prices around key train stations across the country[1]. This staggeringly high valuation is more than double the average in the Zone 6 suburb of Orpington, Kent, just 25 minutes out of the city. This thriving town boasts an average property price of £475,575[2], and is home to Berkeley Homes' popular Brunswick Square development.

Offering great value for money and an excellent urban location, Brunswick Square comprises one and two bedroom apartments, starting from £340,000 - (£135,575 less than the area's average). All of the homes benefit from either a balcony, winter garden or terrace, and are conveniently located within the town centre of Orpington, and its brilliant amenities. The development is now 70% sold and homebuyers are being encouraged to act quickly to avoid missing out.

Karrina Oki, Sales & Marketing Director of Berkeley Homes, comments: "As the London exodus continues, homes within the Capital's suburbs are in increasing high demand. Brunswick Square offers stylish, new homes, ideal for young professionals in search of better value for money, with quick links into London. The development is just a 13 minute walk from Orpington train station, which provides services into the Capital in less than half an hour. Brunswick Square has been a very popular development, which is why we would urge homebuyers to visit now to avoid disappointment."

The apartments at Brunswick Square are ideal for low maintenance, modern living and boast an excellent specification and design. The Leicht kitchens have been individually designed, and are equipped with soft-close, handleless doors as well as a full range of integrated Bosch appliances. The open-plan living rooms are spacious and provide a perfect space to relax and entertain guests.

The master bedrooms are expertly finished and include built-in wardrobes, with en-suite shower rooms in selected apartments.The superior specification is maintained throughout the apartments, with both the en-suites and bathrooms finished with contemporary sanitaryware.

The development offers private parking in the underground car park to selected apartments. Also available are electric charging points and cycle storage. A health and wellbeing centre is located on the ground floor of the development, while a stunning double height reception entrance provides an impressive welcome to residents and guests.

Orpington town centre is undergoing an impressive regeneration which has so far brought new facilities and amenities, creating many new job opportunities within the area. Residents now benefit from a Pure Gym, seven-screen Odeon cinema and popular eateries, as well as shops, leisure centres, a library, BR6 restaurant led by the Bromley College, and a Sainsbury's supermarket, all close to home.

Orpington is also within London's Zone 6, allowing the use of Oyster Card to travel into and around the Capital. Orpington Station provides commuters with fast and frequent trains to London Bridge, Charing Cross, Cannon Street and Victoria. Residents also have easy access to London's M25 orbital motorway, while the area is also served by a comprehensive bus service. Further peak time train services will also be increased to up to nine trains per hour in August, providing residents with an even faster commute into the capital[1].

Prices start at £340,000 for a one bedroom apartment and £405,000 for a two bedroom apartment. For further information on Brunswick Square please call 01689 669066 or visit:

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