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Five cheapest places to purchase property in Berkshire

This article concerns buying cheap property in Berkshire.

5. Thatcham

The historic market town of Thatcham is in the English county of Berkshire 54 miles west of London, 14 miles west of Reading and 3 miles east of Newbury. The River Kennet, the A4 and Avon Canal runs through Thatcham which has several suburbs such as Crookham Common, Colthrop, Dunston Park and Henwick. In times past other places were also under the control of Thatcham such as Greenham, Ashmore Green, Cold Ash and Midgham. There is also Thatcham Reed Beds which is a site of special scientific interest which is very close to Thatcham. As much as 95,000 pounds will have to be paid for property in the region.

4. Newbury

The market town of Newbury is located in the county of Berkshire. This is also the home of the administrative headquarters of West Berkshire Council. Newbury still have a very realistic medieval character because of the town centre which is surrounding the large market square. There is also a timbered granary and the town is also very proud of its15th-century St. Nicholas Church. Furthermore the town has several 17th- and 18th-century buildings. It is also the headquarters of Vodafone and it is home to Newbury racecourse. Lastly there is also the software company known as Micro Focus international. Properties in this very interesting town will sell for approximately 91,000 pounds.

3. Slough

The large town of Slough is located in Berkshire less than 20 miles from Reading and approximately the same distance from central London. This town is lying in the London metropolitan area and it is also in the Thames Valley. Slough has a population of approximately 70,000 people and it is lying at the intersection of the M4, M40 and M25 motorways. Both the Great Western Main Line and the A4 pass through Slough. London can be reached by making use of Crossrail. Another interesting factor regarding Slough is that it has one of the most ethnically diverse populations in the UK. Properties in the area can be purchased for 67,000 pounds in a hassle free sale.

2. Maidenhead

The market town of Maidenhead is in Berkshire on the southwestern bank of the River Thames. This town has approximately 70,000 residents. It is also part of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Charing Cross is less than 30 miles when traveling by road while Reading is only a distance of13 miles from Maidenhead. There are also other towns in the region such as Windsor, High Wycombe, Henley-on- Thames and Oxford. Properties in this region can cost approximately 65,000 pounds.

1. Reading

The large town of Reading is located in southern England along the Thames and Kennet rivers. One of the most popular attractions is the annual Reading Festival which is a popular outdoor rock music event. There are a lot of Shops and riverside restaurants especially in the town centre. A lot can be learned about the history of this town by visiting the Reading Museum and it also has interesting displays such as a Victorian replica of the Bayeux Tapestry. There is also Forbury Gardens which is a Victorian formal garden and next to it are the ruins of the 12th-century Reading Abbey. In this fascinating town properties can cost 57,000 pounds for a quick sale to a cash buyer.