Ealing is located in West London, with an excellent road, rail and Tube network. Many home movers single out properties for sale in Ealing as they can access a variety of locations quickly and with ease.
The transport choice will improve in 2019 when Ealing Broadway opens its Crossrail station. Journey times into Central London will be cut drastically, with Paddington, Liverpool Street, Bond Street and Tottenham Court Road accessible in 18 minutes or less.
Until then, here are some other destinations that owners of Ealing properties can reach in 20 minutes or less.
Hop on the District Line at Ealing Common or South Ealing and step off less than 10 minutes later at Turnham Green - the closest underground station to the wonderful Chiswick House and Gardens. Its majestic neo-palladian villa and beautiful, historic gardens are a short walk from the Tube station.
Residents in an Ealing property are just 18 minutes from Westfield London shopping centre, when using the Central line from Ealing Broadway to Shepherd’s Bush. The 11 minute Tube journey and six minute walk will leave you with plenty of time and energy to enjoy over 370 shops and restaurants.
The flora and fauna of Kew Gardens is 14 minutes away from Ealing if you travel by train from South Ealing station and alight at Kew Gardens station. Explore the tropical Palm House, visit the three on-site art galleries and spot one of nine water dragons in the Prince of Wales conservatory.
Keep your fingers crossed for a traffic-free run and you can drive from Ealing to Wembley Stadium in less than 20 minutes. The iconic sporting and entertainment venue is less than 5 miles away, playing host to England’s football and rugby teams, and providing a stage for acts such as Coldplay and Beyonce.
Whether you work in the airline industry, travel for business or like to escape to foreign shores on holiday, living in an Ealing property is an excellent choice if you’re a frequent visitor to Heathrow. When the traffic is good you can drive from Ealing to the airport in around 17 minutes, along the M4 motorway. When Crossrail arrives at Ealing Broadway in 2019, journey times to Heathrow will be cut from 24 to 15 minutes.
If you’d like to know more about living in Ealing, including information about the different transport links and the latest properties for sale in W5, contact Orchards of London’s Ealing office today.
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