The Sunday Times newspaper has prepared its annual list of the greatest places in the nation, and after being chosen as one of the best places in the area in 2021, its judging team has awarded Sevenoaks the top honour in the region this year.
The Best Places to Live guide, which was released online and will appear in Sunday’s paper, evaluated a wide variety of variables, including schools, transportation, and broadband, as well as culture, green spaces, and the health of the high street.
They want to celebrate strengthening towns, villages, or city centres with well-designed houses and settings that foster community spirit – something that the Covid pandemic has shown is critical.
Sevenoaks, where the average sale price of a home has risen to £685,500, a growth of 7% from 2020, is praised for “the combination of convenient commutability, top-class schools and an abundance of greenery”.
Sevenoaks Bookshop is singled out for commendation for the second year in a row last year, the high Street store was nominated UK and Ireland Independent Bookshop of the Year at the British Book Events, as well as South East England Independent Bookshop of the Year at the same awards.
Knole Park, Emmetts Garden, Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve, Ightham Mote Manor House, and Bradbourne Lakes are all popular attractions in the Sevenoaks area.
Looksy Inventories is proud to be part of this fantastic area, with its many wonderful places and people.