St Mary’s Anglican Church, Church Street, Sunbury-on Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. Image shot 2013. Exact date unknown.


The Clock House
15a Station Road
Sunbury on Thames
TW16 6SB

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Are you looking for property in Sunbury-on-Thames?

If you are interested in moving to Sunbury-on-Thames, Townends Estate Agents Sunbury have a fantastic selection of properties available now to buy or to rent. At Townends we are proud to offer all of our customers a complete property solution with services including; property maintenance, surveys, conveyancing and mortgage and protection advice.

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Life in Sunbury-on-Thames

Sunbury-on-Thames is divided by the M3 into two sections. The southern area is known as Lower Sunbury or Sunbury Village and the northern area is known as Sunbury Common. The areas covered by Townends Estate Agents Sunbury are: Sunbury-on-Thames, Ashford, Bedfont, Feltham, Hampton, Lower Sunbury, Shepperton and Upper Halliford. Despite this proximity to the motorway Sunbury-on-Thames remains a peaceful suburban area.

If you want to find out more about life in Sunbury-on-Thames, continue reading for our area guide.

Things to do


Transport links


Property market

Things to do in Sunbury-on-Thames

There is a wide selection of things to do in Sunbury-on-Thames making it a great place for all the family. Sunbury-on-Thames offers an enviable range of local amenities, including the Walled Garden, Kempton Park Racecourse and Sunbury Cross. Sunbury Village is idyllic in the summer months, offering a great selection of restaurants and pubs; we recommend The Magpie, Flower Pot and The White Horse. Sunbury Cross provides residents with a range of local shops and a weekly market. Nearby Kingston or Wimbledon are easily reached via train for further shopping and nightlife options.

Each year Sunbury Amateur Regatta attracts rowing supporters to the area and Sunbury-on-Thames was once home to London Irish Rugby Club. Although they have now moved to new grounds, the club is still used by local teams during the rugby season. The main sporting attraction in Sunbury-on-Thames is Kempton Park Racecourse. This is a very busy attraction especially during the racing season, but Kempton Park also offers many one off events throughout the year such as concerts, fireworks, markets, fun-fair and many family friendly race days.

Sunbury-on-Thames is full of local history, the stunning Walled Garden is definitely worth a visit. It was built in the early 18th Century and was the site of a Tudor manor house built for a Courtier of Queen Elizabeth I. The Walled Garden is also home to a gallery and café which architecturally resembles a boat, from which visitors can enjoy a lovely view of the River Thames. During the summer months the Walled Garden hosts several annual concerts and plays. Sunbury-on-Thames is also only 15 minutes away from Hampton Court Palace, a favourite of King Henry VIII. The annual Hampton Court Flower Show brings lots of tourists and media attention to the area each year.

Sunbury-on-Thames hosts a yearly Amateur Rowing Regatta on the River Thames and offers access to other exciting sporting attractions such as Kempton Park Racecourse.

Sunbury Village is perfect for a stroll in the summer and the Walled Garden provides a stunning view of the River Thames. Hampton Court Flower Show is also a highly anticipated yearly event.

Sunbury-on-Thames offers a great selection of local shops, pubs and cafes; perfect for meeting up with friends and family.

Schools in Sunbury-on-Thames

Sunbury-on-Thames has a range of Ofsted accredited schools and Townends Estate Agents Sunbury have a range of properties available for sale or rent within thier desired catchment areas. To view these properties, use our property search now.

State Primary Schools in Sunbury-on-Thames include: Chennestone Primary School, Springfield Primary School and Kenynton Manor.

State Secondary Schools in Sunbury-on-Thames include: Sunbury Manor School and The Bishop Wand Church of England School.

Private Schools include Halliford School for boys.

Sunbury-on-Thames has 8 Ofsted Outstanding Primary Schools in a 3 mile radius.

Sunbury-on-Thames has 9 Ofsted Good to Outstanding Secondary Schools in a 3 mile radius.

Sunbury-on-Thames has a great range of local transport links.

From Sunbury train station it takes approximately 45 minutes to reach London Waterloo from where you can catch connecting overground and underground trains. Crossrail is set to be installed in Sunbury-on-Thames by 2020.

Sunbury-on-Thames has easy access to the M25, M3 and the A316; meaning residents of Sunbury-on-Thames are never far away from the many attractions Surrey has to offer! If you fancy something a little further afield Heathrow Airport is 30 minutes by car and Gatwick Airport is 1 hour away by car.

Sunbury-on-Thames also provides a busy bus service taking residents to Ashford, Kingston, Hounslow and beyond.

From Sunbury-on-Thames: Heathrow Airport – 30 minutes by car, Gatwick Airport – 1 hour by car.

Sunbury-on-Thames provides easy access to London Waterloo and after 2020 and the new Crossrail installation travelling to and from Sunbury-on-Thames will be made even easier.

Sunbury-on-Thames provides a regular bus service and has easy access to the M25, M3 and A316.

Who lives in Sunbury-on-Thames?

This area has something for everyone, it is a great place to live and raise a family, go to school or work and retire in.

Sunbury-on-Thames is primarily home to young families and couples who are downsizing out of London. Due to its excellent transport links, Sunbury-on-Thames is also home to many young professionals. This area is also popular for BP employees as it is home to one of their main offices.

Lower Sunbury and its border on the River Thames has become an increasingly popular location for first-time-buyers and tenants looking to start families.

Sunbury-on-Thames is very family friendly offering access to schools, colleges, work and plenty of places to unwind.

Sunbury-on-Thames is home to many families downsizing out of London.

Sunbury-on-Thames is home to many young professional and is a popular location for BP staff.

The Property Market in Sunbury-on-Thames

Properties in Sunbury-on-Thames tend to be a mix of Victorian terraces and 1930’s semi-detached houses. There are also new builds and flats across the area; specifically of note are the 3000 new houses being built by Kempton Park and the 59 new flats under construction in Crownage Court.

Zoopla estimates average house prices in this area to be around £474,000, this is an increase of 1.9% in the last 12 months (as at 27th February 2017).

Average rental prices sit at approximately £1,300 pcm for a 2 bedroom house and £1,200 pcm for a 2 bedroom flat.

In the past 12 months over 300 properties have been sold in this area, comprising of: 62 detached houses, 87 semi-detached houses, 59 terraced houses and 101 flats*.

Townends Estate Agents Sunbury are local area experts, we can help with all your property requirements. Get in touch with our team today by phone 01932 785 171, email or complete the short contact form below.

*Statistics provided by Zoopla.

Property prices in Sunbury-on-Thames have increased by 1.9% over the past year.

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Ron Einstein
Ron Einstein
12:03 24 Mar 17
I work with Townends more than 3 years. My flat is located in Shepperton TW17. They provide a great service Maya Nunan (Property Manage) is very professional and kind. I was really pleased with the service I received from Maya. I will absolutely continue work with them. Thank you !read more
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Townends have done a great job selling our house! Always friendly and helpful - the majority of their work was after the sale - they acted as go-between with our solicitors, the buyers solicitors, us and our buyer - and did an excellent job in ensuring the process went as smoothly as possible. Wish the same could be said for the solicitors! I just wish that they were dealing with the house we are trying to buy! Our main point of contact was Chad - and he was brilliant! Never thought i'd say that about an estate agent!read more

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Tenant guide to fees at the various stages

Making your move straightforward and simple

At Townends we make it our job to help take the stress out of moving home. Below is a brief outline of the process and what you can expect to happen each step of the way along with a guide to any financial provisions you will need to be aware of.

We are members of The Property Ombudsman and also form part of the National Federation of Property Professionals Client Money Protection Scheme.

Looking for your ideal home

Registration is the first step as it tells us who you are, what you’re looking for and how to reach you. The more we understand about your requirements, the simpler it will be for us to find you that perfect property. It helps if we have all your contact telephone numbers so that we can advise you as soon as a new property becomes available.

Viewing properties with us

All viewings will be arranged and accompanied by our dedicated lettings experts. We are available from 8.30am to 7.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 6.00pm Friday and 8.30am to 5.00pm on Saturdays. The vast majority of properties let very quickly – usually within a week of becoming available, therefore we would recommend that you respond and view properties as swiftly as possible.

Securing your property

Once you have found a property and your offer has been accepted by the landlord, we will require a Preliminary Payment (Holding Deposit) between £500-£1,000 (depending on the value of the property) which will be deducted from your final completion monies. Upon receipt of this payment, we will withdraw the property from the market and start your referencing process. The Preliminary Payment is non-refundable should you decide to withdraw for any reason and is payable by credit or debit card. Should the landlord withdraw for any reason we will of course refund your preliminary payment less any referencing costs incurred.

The referencing process

We use a secure and independent specialist referencing agency, who will complete a detailed application assessment. The process will include an employer’s reference to confirm your income to rent ratio for affordability, a credit history check, confirmation of residency and a previous landlord’s reference (if applicable). The cost is £60 per person. Please inform us as early as possible if you think there may be anything in your history to concern you, as there is often a solution.

In a hurry and need a quick move?

There are occasions when we are asked to make a move happen within as little as a few hours through to under 5 working days. If you require this service we will of course do our utmost to assist. An additional charge of £120 will be applied to the administration fee in these circumstances.

Signing the paperwork including your tenancy agreement

We will handle all the paperwork and provide a tenancy agreement for you and your landlord to sign. The tenancy agreement you will sign is a legally binding document of an agreed fixed period. Please ensure that you understand your responsibilities and if you are unsure for any reason, seek legal advice before signing the agreement. Renting via Townends ensures you receive:

Up to

£600 pcm

Up to

£1000 pcm

Up to

£1500 pcm

Up to & above

£2000 pcm

The security deposit

You will be required to pay a security deposit equivalent to 6 weeks rent prior to moving into the property. This will be refunded to you at the end of the tenancy minus any deductions if applicable. Please note, we will ensure that your deposit is protected as per the tenancy deposit protection guidelines.

Monthly rental payments

Rent is payable monthly in advance by standing order. The rent due date is usually the day of the month that you initially moved in.

Detailing the condition of the property

A professional inventory and check-in process is prepared prior to the tenancy commencing. A convenient time will be arranged for you to meet with the inventory clerk to formally check you into the property. It is vital that you attend this meeting to ensure that the inventory which outlines the condition of the property is correct. The check-in fee varies according to the size of the property as detailed below:

Studio 1 Bedroom 2 Bedrooms 3 Bedrooms 4 Bedrooms 5 Bedrooms
£125 £145 £155 £175 £190 £210

Moving in

Prior to you moving into the property, all tenants must sign the tenancy agreement and pay the completion monies in full. We will only accept cleared funds in the form of a Bankers Draft or Building Society cheque or bank transfer. We cannot accept cash or personal cheques under any circumstances.

After you have moved

Once you’ve moved in we will advise you of who to contact if you have any queries during the course of your tenancy and what to do in case of an emergency maintenance situation. Our team are always on hand to assist and our property support specialists can be contacted on 01932 736 505.

Depending on the type of service the landlord has requested us to provide, the following charges may apply in certain circumstances during the course of your tenancy:

Note: All prices quoted are inclusive of VAT at 20%. Debit card fees apply and are charged at £2 per transaction with credit card fees charged at 3% of the total transaction value.

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