Area Guide by Estate Agents in Orpington BR6

Estate Agents in Orpington, BR6

When you require the services of estate agents in Orpington, BR6 Alex Neil are award-winning estate agents of choice. We have specialised in south-east London property sales and lettings since 1984.

Area Guide: Orpington is a suburban town at the south-eastern edge of London in the London Borough of Bromley, and it also borders Kent. Although the area is proximate to Bromley itself and Sevenoaks, you will find picturesque villages nearby, including Farnborough, Knockholt and Chelsfield. Orpington gained historic fame during the Victorian era when local farmer William Cook created the Jubilee Orpington Chicken to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Beautiful green spaces and lakes in Orpington BR6

Orpington is the home of Bromley Museum and Priory Gardens with its charming pond, a source of the River Cray. High Elms Country Park and Nature Reserve offer 250 acres of meadowland and woodlands prime for exploration. It is a fitness enthusiasts emporium and enjoyed by walkers, cyclists and runners. The Green Roof Café is also popular with visitors.

Beautiful Goddington Park is another green space popular with many because of its sports facilities, including tennis courts, a bowling green, and multi-purpose pitches. Other facilities include a family-friendly swimming pool with activity classes in the Walnuts Leisure Centre.

Properties in Orpington vary in style. Period homes and cottages, 30s semi-detached, detached houses to new-build and converted apartments. Sprawling newly built homes or well-maintained mansion houses that nestle in established plots in affluent enclaves.

Retail options populate The High Street itself. Furthermore, The Walnuts Shopping Centre offers visitors a variety of high-street brands, coffee shops and restaurants. In addition, a general produce market operates three days a week in Market Square.

Orpington Station is in Travelcard Zone 6 and operates direct services to Charing Cross, Victoria, London Bridge, Blackfriars, and Cannon Street, linking The City and Canary Wharf. There are also many bus links and a convenient location near the makes it a very accessible.

As the area is home to good schools and family-friendly activities, Orpington is very popular. Young professionals are also attracted to this area by the more affordable property prices in a pleasant location with easy access to The City.

When you need estate agents in Orpington, BR6, Alex Neil will provide all your advice. Our experienced team of valuers will discuss your requirements with you during your Valuation & Market Appraisal appointment.

Please find more information about other local areas in our Bickley BR1 Area Guide, Bromley BR1 Area Guide, Keston, Locksbottom, Petts Wood BR5 Area Guide, and Chislehurst BR7 Area Guide.

Fees

Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.