Bushey is a highly desirable place to live and bring up a family, start a journey on the property ladder or downsize and relax during retirement. The area benefits from a variety of leading schools, shops, cafes, and restaurants within Bushey Village High Street and Bushey Heath’s High Road.
The town of Watford is approximately 5 minutes away by car and hosts several exciting amenities and attractions. The impressive into Shopping Centre features many high street stores and restaurants, while the stunning Edwardian Watford Palace Theatre runs several productions throughout the year. In addition, sports fans can pay a visit to Vicarage Road, home to Watford Football Club.
Bushey Transport Links
For commuters, Bushey Overground Station is close by and provides direct access into London Euston in just 20 Minutes. By road, Bushey is easily accessible from both the M25 and M1. There is also a reliable bus network which links Bushey to the neighbouring areas of Watford, Harrow, Stanmore, and Edgware, all of which are on the Tube. You can catch a train to Manchester at nearby Watford Junction.
Bushey Schools and Education
Bournehall Primary School, Bushey Heath Primary School, and Merry Hill Infant School and Nursery are based in the town of Bushey and all currently hold an outstanding Ofsted rating. In nearby Watford, the towns Boys and Girls Grammar Schools both hold an outstanding rating and are considered two of the most esteemed secondary schools in Hertfordshire.
Out and About in Bushey
Bushey also has several beautiful parks and open spaces to wander through at your leisure, including King George Recreation Ground (featuring a splash park and café), Fishers Field Nature Reserve, Bushey Rose Garden, and Hilfield Park Reservoir.
A range of highly regarded independent restaurants with a wide range of cuisines can be found in Bushey, including Chinese, Indian, Italian, Kosher, Turkish, and more. The highly popular St. James Restaurant is a favourite with locals, while The Horse & Chains and The Kings Stag are two of the many gastro and old family pubs in the area.
For golf enthusiasts, there is Bushey Hall Golf Club, while the Bushey Grove Leisure Centre and David Lloyd Gym offer swimming pools, a spa, and cafés.
Bushey and nearby Bushey Heath have a very wide range of properties, everything from period cottages to small Victorian terrace houses, bungalows and detached houses from the Twenties, and onwards to modern flats.