Area Specialist: Marcel Roccia
Marcel lives in the local Walton on Thames area and has thirty five years experience in the local property market.
Where Is It?
Ashley Park is a private exclusive residential area in the heart of central Walton on Thames, within walking distance to the town centre and mainline station.
What Does It Feel Like?
Ashley Park mainly consists of private roads giving the feeling of space and tranquility and yet is located close to the town centre and mainline train station. The area has an exclusive feel and is very well kept and maintained. The Walton Cricket and Hockey Club sits within the grounds of the Ashley Park area giving it a village feel. The centre of Walton-on-Thames is the hub of a thriving community offering a wide range of amenities for residents and visitors alike, whilst at the same time keeping elements of its historical charm. The main feature of the town centre is the vibrant award-winning development of The Heart complex, which not only offers an abundance of shops ranging from national brands to local stores but also has a state of the art library, gym and in the region of 300 modern and spacious apartments.
There are also a number of excellent restaurants and eateries catering for a range of tastes including Carluccio’s, Giraffe, Nandos, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Pizza Express and Wagamammas. The town centre is also host to some independent eateries such as Simply Masala and Zio’s with its mouth-watering authentic Italian cuisine and the entertaining Cappadocia Turkish Restaurant, Prima Fila with its Italian flare and the Asian fusion of the Khao Sarn.
Walton on Thames is host to a wealth of shops, bars, restaurants, Everyman Cinema and leisure facilities making it a lively and vibrant place to live and work. Sports fans can enjoy Walton and Hersham FC playing at the Sports Ground, adjacent to the Stompond Lane Tennis and Athletics Club.
Ashley Park has a mixture of different styles of housing some traditional and some modern state of the art new builds. The homes are detached, spacious executive homes on large plots.
Walton on Thames mainline station provides a fast link to Waterloo and is approximately a 30 minute car journey to London Heathrow. The area is close to the local Leisure Centre and a short walk to the River Thames. There is a local bus service which takes you to neighbouring towns such as Weybrige, Esher, Hampton Court and Kingston upon Thames.
Central Walton is well served by highly regarded schools including Ashley Church of England Primary School, Cleves Primary School and Cardinal Newman RC together with some fine churches such as the historical St Mary’s and the more contemporary St Erconwald’s.
There are some other great schools in the area such as Bell Farm Primary School, Grovelands, Walton Oak, Rydens Enterprise School and Thamesmead.
There are a selection of Private Schools : Westward, Danesfield, St George’s Junior School, St George’s College, Halliford Boys