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7 Of The Best Villages Near Redhill, Surrey 

Posted 19 January 2023 by Keith Osborne

We look at some of the best places to buy a home in the area surrounding the popular Surrey town of Redhill...

It may be a cliché, but when you’re looking for a brand new home, location is probably top of the list of priorities. The town of Redhill offers a great deal, with very good shops and amenities and arguably the most comprehensive road and rail links in Surrey.

Many people like to combine proximity to these things with the peaceful surroundings of village life and there are a number of attractive places to find a new home within easy reach of the town centre.

You can find a current selection of new build homes for sale in and around Redhill here.


Tandridge is a small village that gives its name to the local District Council area. Its 700 inhabitants benefit from a peaceful and beautiful setting in the North Downs. The village boasts a range of houses, from the semi-detached and terraced cottages along Tandridge Lane to large and opulent mansions at the end of long private drives. Tandridge Village Hall and St Peter's Church provide a focus for village life, as does the Barley Mow, a traditional village public house with modern hotel accommodation.


Popular with commuters to Croydon and the capital, Merstham boasts its own mainline station, with trains taking 30-35 minutes to London. Now comprising four distinct neighbourhoods, Merstham grew as a quarrying area with the introduction of the world's first goods railway in 1803, a horse-drawn service on the Surrey Iron Railway from Croydon. The village has a range of shops, a village hall and All Saints Church. Old Merstham, to the north of the village, has a number of popular restaurants and small shops, while New Merstham is mainly residential, with schools, a community centre and a large recreation ground.


Earslwood forms a southern suburb of urban Redhill, a mile from the town centre. With its own main line railway station, Earlswood is popular with commuters. The area is dominated by Royal Earlswood Park, a former hospital now converted to luxury apartments, and Earlswood Common.


Whitebushes is a modern residential area separated from Earlswood by the Common and the Greensand Way, an ancient route from Haslemere to Kent through the North Downs. Lying just south of the East Surrey Hospital, Whitebushes leads out to the open farmland and aerodrome to the east. The village hall in Mason's Bridge Road provides a home for many local groups and organisations.


Bletchingley is a pretty village off the A25, four miles east of Redhill and six miles from the M25. It is well known for its antique shops and wide choice of pubs and restaurants, and boasts a wealth of local clubs and a new skate park at Grange Meadow. Bletchingley's delightful main street is lined with traditional half-tiled terraces and has a post office, newsagents, convenience stores and hairdressers. The village is a popular stopping off point for visitors to Bletchingley Golf Club and the nearby Greensands Way and North Downs walking routes.


Nutfield is a small but lively village three miles east of Redhill on the A25. Along with its neighbour South Nutfield, it benefits from regular main line rail services on the Redhill to Tonbridge line. The village boasts a primary school, church and community hall, two recreation grounds and a village shop.


Salfords is located three miles south of Redhill, off the A23. The village lies on Salfords Stream and Burstow Stream, tributaries to the River Mole. The village has a population of around 3,500, and features a thriving cricket club and primary school, while the busy village hall is home to a range of activities from ballet to badminton. Local shops include a post office, takeaways, convenience stores and newsagents. The railway station provides regular services on the Brighton Main Line.

Find out about current new homes for sale in and around Redhill.

If the Redhill area isn’t quite for you, why not take a look at Guildford and the villages around it and the brand new homes for sale there?


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