Andover, Hampshire

Andover Hampshire is a growing community which is currently undergoing a planned regeneration.

The vision from the local council is to develop Andover as a vibrant town with a focus on leisure and lifestyle. Potential buyers and re locators would do well to consider Andover as a place to live, commutability is excellent.

We have a direct train service to London Waterloo which takes approximately 70 minutes and around 20 minutes to the neighbouring town of Basingstoke. Andover offers easy access to surrounding towns including Winchester, Salisbury, Newbury and Basingstoke. The A303 connects to the south links, M3 and the A34 leads to the M4 .

Andover offers plenty of options for schooling, with a range of impressive Independents Rookwood School and Farleigh School both of which attract buyers to the area. Many of the Primary schools serving Andover and the surrounding villages have been rated Good by Ofsted and a few rated ‘outstanding’. John Hanson, Winton and Harrow Way secondary schools are ranked as good on the Ofsted register. Cricklade Collage is in the centre of the town and offers a wide range of subjects both full and part time.

Andover borders areas of outstanding beauty with many historic and scenic places to visit encompassing part of the North Hampshire Downs.

Things to do places to go:

If you’re looking to entertain the kids why not picnic at Charlton Lakes or spend a day at Finkley Farm Park meeting the animals and playing in the park, kids never tire of visiting. Charlies Farm in Cholderton has many rare domestic breeds, many of which can be fed by visitors.

Vigo Park is situated in the centre of the town and offers a spacious green area and play park as well as tennis courts, an ideal place for all the family to enjoy.

On rainy days Andover’s new sports centre in the heart of the town offers a range of activities for the whole family as well as a fantastic new swimming pool! Alternatively, head to Jungle Jungle an indoor play area the kids will love. Adults can benefit from the many fitness classes Andover Sports centre has to offer on offer as well as a newly equipped Gym.

Andover is surrounded by an abundance of trails for the keen trekker, dog walkers and family outings. There are far too many to list but some favourites are Harewood forest, Hurstbourne Tarrant and Doles wood , Lower Chute and Chute Forest all offering stunning scenery that you can but appreciate.

Evenings can be spent in one of the many picturesque village pubs many of which offer home cooked food and live entertainment.

If you prefer something a little livelier head to the town centre where you will find a range of pubs, bars and restaurants as well the town Nightclub.

Andover has a range of supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose which can be found in the town centre. Asda is adjoined to Andover’s Vue Cinema with plenty of parking.

The Lights Preforming Arts theatre is a great place to socialise, a creative hub and has many social groups. The Lights offers a range of productions taking stage in the comfortable 250 seater auditorium.

If history is your thing, why not take up the heritage trial around Andover Town Centre or visit the Museum of the Iron Age, Danebury Iron Age Hill fort or Middle Wallop Army Flying Museum.

Andover is steeped history and you will find many listed and historic buildings and places to visit.

Andover has something to offer all ages and requirements and is set to be a town and community that will continue to improve.