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Old Mar 2nd 2019, 2:59 am
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Hi everyone!

I have accepted a job in Denham and planning to leave Dubai in 2 months. Any ideas where I should start looking for a place to live in with my family (2 kids under 6 yrs old) in or near Denham that is also close to some good schools?

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Old Mar 2nd 2019, 6:27 pm
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I assume you mean Denham, Buckinhamshire? My son and his family live in Gerrards Cross which is quite close and they are very happy there. Their son goes to a private school but I understand there are good state schools too.
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you have a huge area to choose from if you are ready to commute.
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Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross, Amersham, Chalfonts, Wycombe etc, these are all commutable
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Cost of houses is HUGE, cost or renting is also HUGE. So only the middle class decent types live in those areas.
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Where do the nasty middle class types live then ?

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Wher do the nasty middle class types live then ?
I'd like to know that too, and where the indecent middle class types live as well
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I am thinking of characters like Mrs Bouquet/Bucket.
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Denham is lovely, and as said above, lots of nice places nearby. I used to live in Harefield, and also Amersham and Great Missenden area for a long time. Pretty much all of the schools in those areas are great, it's one of the things we loved about it.

Give us more info on what you want i.e. village/town, need to commute, amenities, etc, and we can help you try and narrow down areas to look at.

It's not cheap there unfortunately, which is the only reason we moved. We moved just to the next county and for the same price as we sold our tiny 1970's house on an estate with a postage stamp garden, got a 6 bed Georgian farmhouse with 1.5 acres. But it is lovely there and so convenient for London, airports, etc.
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Denham is lovely, and as said above, lots of nice places nearby. I used to live in Harefield, and also Amersham and Great Missenden area for a long time. Pretty much all of the schools in those areas are great, it's one of the things we loved about it.

Give us more info on what you want i.e. village/town, need to commute, amenities, etc, and we can help you try and narrow down areas to look at.

It's not cheap there unfortunately, which is the only reason we moved. We moved just to the next county and for the same price as we sold our tiny 1970's house on an estate with a postage stamp garden, got a 6 bed Georgian farmhouse with 1.5 acres. But it is lovely there and so convenient for London, airports, etc.
I've seen rents online.. it is not cheap at all!

Preferrably near a school and a commuter friendly area, since my wife won't be driving for a while.
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Where do the nasty middle class types live then ?
Slough
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Slough
Hey! One of the nicest people on BE comes from Slough!
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