Welcome to Chandlers Ford

Chandlers Ford lies seven miles south west of Winchester and five miles north east of Southampton. The area was once covered in woodland, heathland and water meadows, criss-crossed by many rivers and streams that drain into the Solent. It consists of several distinct areas each with its own character and is now a conurbation of some 21,000 people.

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Here are some of our personal favourite hangouts, in the Chandlers Ford area

Listed as one of the most desirable places to live and work in the UK, Economists placed it sixth in the list of British towns or cities with the best quality of life. Tucked between Southampton and Winchester there are plenty of recreation areas, schools, shops and eateries. Charters are also located in the cathedral city of Winchester and the other thriving market towns of Alresford, Alton and Farnham. These locations are well positioned to reach the coast, as indeed they also are to reach many major towns such as Basingstoke and Reading to the north, and Southampton,Portsmouth and Bournemouth to the south. It is also well worth noting the myriad of pretty villages and beautiful countryside that Hampshire has to offer.

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Eat and Drink

Eating out, in and around Chandlers Ford

There are so many wonderful choices of establishments and environments. These are some of our favourites.

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Education Education

Chandlers Ford has an enviable number education centres for all ages. From pre-school nursery options through to higher education colleges. Many people are choosing Chandlers Ford as the place to buy and live to secure catchment area places.

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Places to stay

One night in heaven

Here we showcase a handful of places well worth staying if you are looking to sample life in this area.


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