Bassetts House   Local Area


Country living close to the city

At London Square Bassetts House, you can experience the charming and relaxed pace of life of Orpington and the nearby countryside, in a market town that is only 27 minutes by train from Charing Cross.

The town is a treasure trove for shopping, with many quality independent shops as well as major stores. The Walnuts Shopping Centre near the High Street offers everything from jewellers and florists to Bella Italia and Marks & Spencer, plus a 7-screen Odeon cinema with immersive iSense technology.

The adjacent Walnuts Leisure Centre is home to two pools, a sauna and steam room, an 80-station gym, squash courts and more. It also offers a range of classes for all ages, from swimming and gymnastics to football and trampolining.

When it’s time to explore the countryside, there are soothing walks and nature trails to follow at Darrick Woods and Common, winding through ancient woodland. The nearby villages of Locksbottom and Farnborough are particularly charming. With its excellent transport links, Orpington makes the ideal home for the busy commuter, while its excellent grammar and secondary schools are also a beacon for families wanting to experience life in a picturesque and welcoming community.