Twickenham is a suburban town in Greater London situated a mere 10 miles from central London. It is close to the A3, M3 and M4 and is served by Twickenham railway station with trains getting into Waterloo in around 25 minutes.
Twickenham sits adjacent to the Thames opposite Eel Pie Island, a rickety little island hidden behind Twickenham's shopping centre. As well as being famous for rugby, containing the largest rugby stadium in the world which attracts people from all over the world and hosts Englands's Six Nations matches, Twickenham is also famous for the gothic castle of Strawberry Hill which drew the literary talents of Alexander Pope and Horace Walpole to the area.
Twickenham is situated very near to Old Deer Park, Richmond, and Ham and brags beautiful riverside walks from Richmond Bridge to Strawberry Hill. Nearby is the stunning 18th century mansion of Marble Hill House, now owned by English Heritage, and there is also Orleans House Gallery riverside to explore. Also close is Bushy Park, which provides wide open green spaces for walking. The shopping in Twickenham is minimal with the best shopping street being Church Street.
Twickenham has a mix of elegant Edwardian and Victorian properties on offer with a scattering of charming Georgian cottages and houses for sale. Flats in Twickenham range in size from 1-bedroom all the way up to luxurious 5-bedroom houses. Prices vary from the smaller flats costing around £235,000 to larger 4-bedroom properties costing £830,000.