Why Londoners looking for picture-perfect views and country life should head to the villages in the heart of Sussex...
There are already plans to transform scruffy areas outside Shenfield station with a new piazza. And when Crossrail comes to this little Essex town, this emerging homes hotspot is tipped to soar.
- 29 mins
The Thameside town with royal links and good-value homes
Revealed: the best new-build homes in seven key commuter hotspots
The top five villages you need to know about in the South Downs
Four 'hidden' commuter villages with good-value house prices
Five budget-friendly Bedfordshire villages within 60 minutes of London