Home to one of Britain’s grandest landmarks and boasting a long royal history, this county offers living unlike anywhere else in the UK. With easy access to the Capital while still exhibiting the best of rural country charm, shared ownership in Berkshire is an unparalleled opportunity to get onto the property ladder in a highly sought after, enviable location.
Enveloped in spectacular rolling hills and a picturesque landscape, these properties available for shared ownership in Berkshire bring you the charm of 17th century villages while still closely linking you to London, Reading and Slough. With an upcoming cross rail service due to be completed in 2019, properties available through part buy part rent in Berkshire will benefit from being connected to Slough, Maidenhead and Reading with two direct trains to London, in addition to the current half an hour train journey direct from Reading to Waterloo Station. With links to the M4 and M25, along with the close proximity to the M3 and M40, Berkshire is ideal for commuters or those who like to dip in and out of city life.
In addition to this, the homes available for shared ownership in Berkshire put you at the doorstep of the world’s oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor Castle, giving the area its name as a Royal County. With its majestic gardens and decadent state apartments, you can lose yourself in the regal atmosphere that extends far beyond the royal grounds. And with many more historical sites such as the gothic ruins of Donnington Castle and the haunting Combe Gibbet, the possibilities are endless when it comes to deciding how to spend your weekend.
Berkshire is famed for hosting many cultural events from the Royal Ascot to Reading festival and with the quirky Watermill Theatre in Newbury situated in a former mill, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to entertainment. In addition to this there is the vast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that stretches 668 square miles across the North Wessex Downs decorated with ancient woodland, babbling brooks and windswept hill tops. Berkshire is enriched with the local nature reserves including California Country Park and Wellington Country Park. From fishing to walking the dog, living in Berkshire provides a whole range of activities and places to explore.
These homes available under shared ownership in Berkshire are the perfect way to set down your roots for your family and plan for the future with some of the most impressive schools in the country alongside its very own Reading university. Home to the widely known and highly esteemed Eton College, education sits at the very heart of this county, ensuring young people have the very best options and limitless aspirations throughout and beyond learning.
Steeped in a rich royal background while encompassing some of the best facilities for families, shared ownership in Berkshire makes finding somewhere with the perfect mix of quiet country living and cultural metropolis, easy and accessible. So, whether you’re a busy city commuter or a restful rural rambler, Berkshire offers something for all walks of life.