What makes living in Cobham so great?

Published: 26 July 2019

If you’re considering moving to Cobham, here are some reasons why this is the perfect place to live.

What makes living in Cobham so great?

If you’re considering moving to Cobham, here are some reasons why this is the perfect place to live.

The location

A large part of Cobham’s charm is its idyllic location. It sits within Surrey; a county renowned for its leafy countryside backdrop, which sweeps around Leith Hill, Box Hill and Holmbury Hill , before joining the equally green landscapes of Sussex and Kent. Painshill Park, Claremont Gardens and RHS Wisley are all close by. 

Cobham Transport Links

Cobham is a popular commuter town. It is ideally located only 25 miles away from London, close to the A3, with a link straight onto junction 10 of the M25. Heathrow and Gatwick airports with a 40 minute drive. Cobham’s train stations will take you straight into London Waterloo. Alternatively, if you have easier access to the nearby Esher or Surbiton stations, then it’s only half an hour away.


With a bustling local economy and thriving sense of community, Cobham has everything on hand to make everyday life a pleasure. There are excellent schools for all ages, and many people move to the area to take advantage of the educational opportunities. Check out the Cobham schools guide.

Local amenities in Cobham

In Cobham, you’ll find branches of Waitrose and Sainsbury’s together with a specialist bakery, delicatessen and wine merchant to cater for all your culinary needs. You can take care of the practicalities with ease in Cobham. There are plenty local amenities including the local banks and post office, hardware store, dry cleaners, dentists, doctors, opticians and travel agencies . You can also enjoy some retail therapy at the town’s unique boutiques and gift shops.

Things to do in Cobham

There is an endless list of interesting local events in Cobham that will keep you entertained all year long. From yoga triathlon, food and drink festivals to car exhibitions. It’s a bustling town but at same time a nice and tranquil village like town to settle and feel at home. 


If you want to learn more about how we can help you with buying a shared ownership flat in Cobham contact us on 0208 607 0550, and we will talk you through the next steps. We’d love to help you with home buying journey.

View our properties for sale in Cobham


Written by the SO Resi In-House Team

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