Located in a superb spot in North London, away from the hustle-and-bustle of Central London but close enough to quickly travel to it, Eastcote is perfect for those who want to enjoy traditional village life but still have easy access to the trappings of the city.
NEED TO KNOW
In the Middle Ages, Eastcote was one of the three areas that made up the parish of Ruislip, under the name of Ascot.
Eastcote House Gardens is an award-winning green space with a beautiful walled garden and cafe.
Eastcote also offers thriving tennis and cricket clubs.
One of the draws to Eastcote for those is Roxbourne Railway – a long-established model railway track that runs throughout Roxbourne Park, on which all the family can ride and enjoy!
Eastcote is in Zone 5 with Metropolitan and Piccadilly Line tube services to Baker Street in 30 minutes and Uxbridge.
Buses run to Northwood, Ruislip, Hanwell and Northolt.
Access to the A40 and M25 is easy, just a handful of miles away while Heathrow Airport is just 15 miles away.
The area is well served for primary schools including Coteford Infant and Junior, Cannon Lane Primary and Field End Infant and Junior.
Secondary schools include Bishop Ramsey Church of England Secondary School, Haydon School, Ruislip High and Nower Hill High.
For a full list and catchment areas visit www.hillingdon.gov.uk.
St Helen’s and Northwood School are independent girls’ schools in nearby Northwood.
The Eastcote Park Estate comprising Pamela Gardens, St Lawrence Drive, Rodney Gardens, Burwood Avenue and The Glen, is steeped in history as a Metroland estate, with a mix of spacious family homes and bungalows, along leafy roads with generous gardens between houses and open spaces.
Most of the property in Eastcote was built in the late 1920s, 30s and 50s with some older Victorian property towards Pinner and Northwood Hills.
CLAIM TO FAME
Eastcote housed an outstation of Bletchley Park codebreaking during the Second World War. This operation became the precursor to GCHQ, which remained in Eastcote after the war until it moved to Cheltenham in 1952.
Eastcote comes under the London Borough of Hillingdon. The annual council tax rates for 2023/24 are:
- Band A: £1173.62
- Band B: £1369.23
- Band C: £1564.85
- Band D: £1760.46
- Band E: £2151.66
- Band F: £2542.88
- Band G: £2934.08
- Band H: £3520.89
GET IN TOUCH
At Paige and Petrook, we know the lettings market inside out. We offer full property management services for landlords because we believe that any property in Eastcote is worth investing in. If you are thinking about investing in a property in the area (or already own one), and do not wish to be involved in the day-to-day management – whether you’re too busy or too far away – we can help.
As a family-owned business, we work to stay ahead of the game when it comes to residential lettings for tenants and landlords throughout South East England. Our team of qualified lettings experts work with landlords and tenants to place the right tenant in the right property. We consider all requirements and preferences, and search through our extensive database of properties to find the perfect match for our clients.