Area Guide to West Drayton
Although prices in West Drayton reflect the popularity of the area, buying a Shared Ownership home in West Drayton is an affordable way to purchase your first home in the area.
Few areas are as dynamic and exciting to live in as Central London. However, finding a tranquil place to call home, while enjoying all the buzz that London has to offer is far from an easy task.
At your wits’ end deciding where to live? West Drayton is the perfect go-between for wide-eyed city slickers who love the gleaming reflections of the London skyline but crave a dose of peace and calm after a long day's work.
Although prices in West Drayton reflect the popularity of the area, buying a Shared Ownership home in West Drayton is an affordable way to purchase your first home in this area.
A city commuter’s countryside
West Drayton makes it easier than ever to explore the very best of London, with an upcoming Crossrail and a Great Western Main Line Railway. But this London Suburb is also home to its fair share of listed buildings and stone brick farmhouses, giving the area a classic visual appeal.
Stockley Country Park is a blissful corner of West Drayton for fresh air to clear the mind, and the perfect spot for a picnic in summer. Colne Regional Park also lies just to the West and is a true gem within the outer regions of London, with glinting waterways, wildlife spots and nature trails stretching through parts of Hillingdon, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire and even Surrey.
A history buff’s dream
West Drayton is seated in a rich historical culture and celebrates art and creativity in a way that will leave you captivated. With a home in this lively area, you can look forward to the beguiling heritage of the Cathedral of Middlesex, and the fascinating London Motor Museum in Hayes.
There’s never a dull moment with a home in West Drayton. From the Southlands Live Event in the summer hosting many-a musical marvel, to the Southlands Arts that showcase some terrific theater performances, workshops and exhibitions, your weekends will be packed out and the kids certainly won’t have a lot of time to get bored!
Travel made easy
Want to get around your city (and the world) at a moment’s notice? You simply can’t talk about West Drayton without highlighting its proximity to Heathrow Airport. Not only is a future holiday destination basically on your doorstep, but Heathrow offers fantastic job opportunities all year round.
Our homes for sale in West Drayton also benefit from the town’s proximity to the M4, meaning excellent connections to the City and the South East by car, as well as being just 30 minutes with a direct train to Paddington Station London.
Find some peace of mind
Looking to enjoy a slower pace of living? With 260 acres of newly created parkland to stretch your legs, Thorney Park Golf Club is a perfect spot to enjoy life at your own pace. Whether you suddenly get the urge to hit some balls after work or fancy a calming walk through the vast quiet of the orchards, this area is not short of space and tranquility. With other green spaces like Stockley Recreation Ground and the tranquil River Colne, you won’t have to look far to get in touch with Mother Nature.
A great place to start a young family
West Drayton isn’t just a great option for first-time buyers looking to enjoy a busy London lifestyle - it’s also a fantastic place to start a family of your own! West Drayton scores top marks for its 16 OFSTED Outstanding schools and even has a university within the local borough. Whatever school you choose, West Drayton will ensure that you can put the future of your children in very safe hands.
At BE WEST, finding your dream home in West Drayton couldn’t be easier. Situated on the Grand Union Canal, our apartments in West Drayton combine the quiet of the countryside with the thrills of London living. Enquire now to find out more!