Five most expensive places to purchase property in Berkshire


It is in the Royal Borough of Maidenhead and Windsor that people will find the town of Ascot. It is approximately 25 miles from London, 4 miles from Bracknell and approximately 6 miles from Windsor. Naturally this town is well known because of the Ascot racecourse which is also the home of the Royal Ascot meeting. This is probably why Ascot is ranking among the top 15 most expensive towns in all of England. According to data which was released by the real estate experts in 2021 the average price of family homes is just over 1,000,000 pounds. An upmarket property will cost you approximately £2 million.


Along the river Thames are numerous historic villages and towns such as Cookham which is located on the north-eastern edge of Berkshire. Cookham is just opposite the village of Bourne End and approximately 3 miles from Maidenhead. It is located in the southernmost part of High Wycombe urban area and it is considered to be a rural area. During census times the population of Cookham, Cookham Rise and Cookham Dean is added together for a total population of 5 ½ thousand people. In 2011 Cookham was reckoned as the second richest village in Britain. Properties can sell for as much as £3.2 million to property cash buyers.


Another popular town along the River Thames is the town of Windsor. It is located to the west of London and it is also where visitors will find Windsor Castle which is where the British Royal Family is in a residence. Windsor Castle has a long and glorious history since it was constructed in the 11th century by William the Conqueror. Even so, it has gone through a transformation over the last couple of centuries because of remodeling by succeeding monarchs. It is possible to engage in a tour of the Castle and to view some of the exquisite paintings which forms part of the royal art collection. If you want to sell property quickly, properties in Windsor can cost as much as £3.5 million.


The suburb of Caversham can be found in Reading which has a history going back all the way to the Middle Ages. It is located on the northern side of the River Thames with the town of Reading on the opposite bank. Several bridges provide crossings of the river and they are Caversham Lock, Christchurch Bridge, Reading Bridge and Caversham Bridge. The foundations of a medieval house can still be seen in Caversham and there is also a park and an herb garden all of which is freely accessible to the public. Other attractions are Caversham Lakes and also the Thames Path National Trail. Properties can cost £4.5 million for a quick cash sale.


In South Buckinghamshire there is the village of Fulmer. On its northern side there is Gerrards Cross as well as the heavily wooded neighborhoods of Wexham and Iver Heath. The name of Fulmer comes from an old English word which simply means a lake frequented by birds. Mention is made of this village as early as 1198 where it is called Fugelmere. Unfortunately, the original owners of the manor of Fulmer ran into financial difficulties in the 17th century and because of nonpayment of wages the house was sold to their servants where after it was acquired by the Duke of Portland.