Walton on Thames proving to be a Magnet for Retirees
A significant number of people who live in Walton on Thames face a daily commute to London every day, and although they meet the occasional complication in general they manage to get to work on time. There will no doubt be times when they’d rather not have to face the journey, but overall it’s a small price to pay for working in a vibrant city and living in a pleasant town.
There is also a sizable proportion of Walton’s population who have retired from the rat race altogether, and for them our lovely town offers the perfect location for a very happy and relaxing lifestyle. It’s a quiet and peaceful place in which to live, yet it offers all the amenities you’d expect from a modern, well-appointed spot with a number of impressive features.
While the majority of retirees are happy to leave the commute behind them, they are still pleased to know that London is only a short train journey away. There’s something rather exciting about the fact that one of the world’s most iconic cities is so easy to get to, and of course it’s also extremely easy to get away from at the end of a hard day’s sightseeing!
Always something to see, always somewhere to go
On any sunny weekday morning, you’re likely to see a number of retired people enjoying the sunshine in the parks and open spaces of the local area. Perhaps the most popular location of all is along the banks of the river, because refreshing walks with excellent views are always a pleasure.
The area around Walton on Thames High Street is home to a great selection of cafés and coffee bars which are perfect for meeting up with old friends. While many of the locals are toiling away in the offices, workshops and factories of London, retired members of our community are able to enjoy some quality time with loved ones over some delicious refreshments.
A significant number of retired locals once lived in London, and moved south in order to escape the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. Finding a house for sale in Walton on Thames is so easy, and there’s such a wide selection of properties to choose from. From cosy new apartments to grandiose old houses, you’ll always be able to find something that ticks all of your boxes.