Are you thinking of living in Stubbington?
Moving to a new village, town or city is never uncomplicated!
It is repeatedly made more difficult when you do not know much about the area you are thinking of moving to.
If you have decided to start living in Stubbington, then you are in the right place!
As with relocating to any area, there are numerous things to consider when thinking of living in Stubbington.
We are aware that the moving process can sometimes seem very overwhelming!
If you are considering living in Stubbington, we are here to help.
In this article, we hope to give you a better understanding of what living in Stubbington is like.
Establishing a greater understanding of what you can expect when living in Stubbington is certainly going to help with your decision to make the move.
Here are 4 great reasons to start living in Stubbington!
House Prices in Stubbington
Living in Stubbington ensures that you have access to an excellent choice of different property types.
This diverse choice of homes ensures that living in Stubbington will appeal to a variety of different buyers.
As a general guide, you can expect to pay £400,149 for a property in the area.
The current average price of a detached home is £508,194, with the average price of a semi-detached home being £327,484.
If you are looking for a terraced home, the average price when living in Stubbington is £263,231, with flats averaging at £183,601.
House prices in Stubbington have fluctuated throughout the pandemic.
Remember, all prices are likely to change over the coming months and years as the market adjusts to these unprecedented circumstances.
Make sure you keep up to date with the current prices if you are thinking of living in Stubbington.
Cost of Living in Stubbington
Living in Stubbington ensures residents have a great choice of eating options.
Like most villages, towns and cities in the UK, Stubbington offers a variety of restaurants and supermarkets.
When you move to a new area, it is suggested that you gather a good knowledge of the prices you will be paying for food, both when eating out and cooking at home.
With a wide variety of choices, prices may vary across different locations.
As a general summary, these are the prices you can expect to pay for food when living in Hampshire.
Meal at an inexpensive restaurant-£ 11.00
Meal for 2 mid-range restaurants £50.00
Fast food meal-£5.
Cappuccino or latte-£2.83
1 litre of milk-£0.90
Loaf of bread-£1.07
Things to Do in Stubbington
Despite the fact that Stubbington is a small village, it still manages to provide an assortment of local activities for its inhabitants.
You don’t have to travel very far either to find a swathe of visitor attractions, that is the bonus of living relatively close to the two great cities of Portsmouth and Southampton.
Just a short walk or drive and you arrive at Hill Head Beach. The shingle beach overlooks the Solent, one of the busiest sea lanes to and from the English Channel. Only a few miles across the water is the Isle of Wight and Queen Victoria’s former residence, Osborne House, which is visible from Hill Head beach.
Around 1,000 acres of farmland to the west of Hill Head is managed as a nature reserve called Brownwich and Chilling. There are many footpaths and Brownwich Pond lies in the centre of the reserve, excellent for spotting wildfowl and waterlilies.
A visit to the nearby Alver Valley Country Park is a must. There is always something to see and do here for children and adults with more activities, events and facilities planned for the future. The play area is just the spot for burning off excess energy which children have in abundance.
Retail therapy can be pushed to its limits at Gun Wharf Quays. Uniquely positioned in a cultural harbour front location in the heart of Portsmouth, it has become the South’s leading designer shopping outlet. Plus, it is home to the magnificent Spinnaker Tower and packed with restaurants so you can spend the whole day here.
For more inspiring ideas visit the following websites:
- What’s on in Stubbington – music, arts, theatre & other events (britevents.com)
Best Schools in Stubbington
Relocating is a complicated business made even more so when you move with children. Finding a good school is all important.
Stubbington provides some excellent choices when it comes to primary school. Within less than a mile there are 6 state schools for young children.
Following their latest inspections, 3 schools were found to be “good” with Crofton Anne Dale Infant School, Crofton Hammond Junior School and Crofton Hammond Infant School having been rated as “outstanding”.
Private education is provided for at Stubbington’s Meoncross School, a leading independent day school for boys and girls aged 3-16 years.
16–18-year-old students have a couple of secondaries to choose from including Fareham Academy. A medium-sized mixed secondary school rated “good”. Ofsted stated it has “many outstanding features were identified, and the leadership of the school was seen to be strategic and well placed to continue to move the school forward”.
School leavers can choose from a number of FE colleges in the region with Fareham College being the closest. It is an “outstanding” college spread over several campus’s offering a wide choice of courses which cater for all levels of learning from GCSEs to higher education and apprenticeships.
Are you thinking of living in Stubbington?
Regardless of if you are moving for the excellent properties, top-notch schooling or the great everyday costs, living in Stubbington is an excellent choice!
If you have made up your mind and are ready to move, we are here to help you get your new journey in Stubbington underway.
Here at Curtiss & Sons Portsmouth, we are an experienced and professional removals company that has been helping people moving home since 1871.
If you need help and advice on moving your home or perhaps some questions about your house removals, you can get in touch with us on 023 9298 5830 and our friendly team is here to assist you with your enquiry.