Living in Sandhurst

Sandhurst is a small town with just over 7,000 homes, it’s in the south eastern corner of the Royal County of Berkshire and is a picturesque area with a few light industry’s but mainly a residential area. Sandhurst is situated 32 miles of central London.

Owlsmoor is a suburb of Sandhurst, the settlement lies near to the A3095 and is roughly a mile from the town centre. Owlsmoor is hugely popular with families due to it being home to Owlsmoor Primary School which is an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school.

Little Sandhurst is just 0.75 miles from Sandhurst town centre. The area has Wildmoor Heath, a great nature reserve for walking the dogs and why not stop of at The Bird In Hand free house for a refreshment and some wholesome food. Little Sandhurst also has a primary school, New Scotland Hill, making it’s a popular area amongst growing families.


Sandhurst offers a plethora of schools, many of which hold Ofsted’s ‘Outstanding’ status.

The world renowned Royal Military Academy is located within Sandhurst and has trained royalty, both Prince Harry and William were educated at this academy.

Sandhurst’s Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Schools (data correct as of July 2019)

School Status Inspection date
Uplands Primary School and Nursery Outstanding 30/06/2009
Frogmore Infant School Outstanding 10/07/2008
Edgbarrow School Outstanding 21/01/2009
Crowthorne C Of E Primary School Outstanding 30/01/2014
Westfields Junior School Outstanding 14/09/2011
Grange Community Junior School Outstanding 05/06/2015

Local amenities

Living in Sandhurst, there’s something for everyone…


Sandhurst is home to The Meadows, a friendly and welcoming shopping centre that offers free parking along with travel links to the centre. The Meadows has a 24hour fuel garage that also offers a car wash. Furthermore, there is a Tesco superstore with a restaurant and an M&S that also offers a restaurant, perfect for grabbing a snack whilst you do your shopping.

Local sports teams

Sandhurst Town Boys & Girls FC has been ‘developing success together’ for over 30 years of youth coaching.

Things to do

Looking to get creative? Head down to Mad Hatters Pottery, an independent coffee shop open 7 days a week. Children can paint and decorate a piece of pottery and take their work home afterwards.

Jakes Indoor Soft Play and Mini Farm is a lovely day out that all the family will love. There is a play barn that offers three floors of interactive games, soft play, ball pit and indoor slides plus so much more, the children will never want to leave! Outdoors there is a mini farm where you can hold and pet the animals, you can even feed them. There are two huge fishing lakes that offer beautiful walks with an obstacle course and secret, magic doors to find. The farm is complete with giant outdoor climbing frames such as pirate ships, diggers and trackers to ride on in the outdoor sandpit.

The White Swan is popular location within Sandhurst for everyone, a pub that serves splendid food and is highly rated around the area and amongst the residents. The pub also offers confidence in their gin and what they serve, with a free replacement it you are not satisfied.

Head out of town

If you want to venture further afield, why not head into Bracknell, only a 15 minute journey away from home however an area busting at the seams with things to do. Bracknell underwent a huge regeneration in 2017 making large undercover shopping centre with bistro pubs and restaurants. The Lexicon also has a brand new cinema, you can watch films in reclining seats of luxury.

Transport links

Sandhurst is a hot spot for commuters due to the excellent motorway links as well as rail links into Central London, Reading and other nearby towns.

Train timings from Sandhurst train station (correct as of July 2019)

London Paddington 55 minutes (1 change)
Reading 17 minutes
Guildford 25 minutes
Bracknell 27 minutes (1 change)

House prices in Sandhurst

Living in Sandhurst you’ll want to know what’s happening in the local property market. When you’ve got any property questions, our door is always open but at the very least, we think you should know the average house prices across the area.

(Data correct as of July 2019)

Property type Average price Average price per sq.ft Average number of bedrooms
Detached £527,906 £335 3.9
Semi-detached £382,290 £377 3.1
Terraced £311,545 £406 2.5
Apartments £214,317 £349 1.6

Other information

Local MP

Sandhurst’s Local MP is James Sunderland who won the seat in the last general election. The result means Mr Sunderland will be Bracknell’s new MP making him the third consecutive Conservative to be elected since the constituency formed in 1997.

Prospect fact

The Sandhurst office was the most successful office in 2018.

Fun facts about Bracknell

Tesco in The Meadows Shopping Centre is one of the largest in the country.

HRH The Duke of Cambridge (Prince William) resided at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst between January and December 2006.

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