It's a holy double 'Holiness isn't the first attribute that comes to putzfrau gesucht thalwil mind, pottering round Waltham Cross and Waltham Abbey, twin towns straddling the river Lea and two counties.' Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian.
Our mind is on higher things than property prices and the cost of commuting: holiness.
Do you have a favourite haunt or a pet hate?The abbey is a remnant of an equally ancient monastery housing not only the tomb of King Harold (as in 1066) but, once, a fragment of Jesus's cross.Bargain of the week, delightful two-bed cottage in the centre of Abbey, on a street called Broomstick Hall Road, 234,999, with.And you're ever so handy for Ikea at Edmonton.How it ended up just off the M25, past the self-storage hulks, round the corner from a Sainsbury's distribution warehouse is beyond our ken.Of the two, Abbey is the more unspoilt, with the odd weatherboarded cottage and a whiff of old Essex.Lots of history and excellent golf clubs.".
Brian Davies "Excellent executive housing close to Epping Forest, the M25 and M11.
East towards Epping Forest, and Paternoster and Pick Hills.
Rentals: one-bed flat, 750-900pcm; three-bed house, 1,100-1,400pcm.
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Tintern Abbey, etc and in mundane spots, like just off the M25, past the self-storage hulks, round the corner from a Sainsbury's distribution warehouse.Waltham has not only a cross but an abbey, a holy double whammy, the former being one of the last original crosses marking the procession of Queen Eleanor's coffin in 1290.Hundreds of years later, holiness isn't the first attribute that comes to mind, pottering round these twin towns straddling the river Lea and two counties.christina Ioannou "The only good thing about Waltham Cross.Driving: a good hour to central London, but you're (a little too) right on the M25, with the M11 10 minutes away; half an hour to St Albans.There are some nice Victorian terraces and the odd medieval cottage in the centres.The hum, fumes and honks of the M25.Live in Waltham Cross and Waltham Abbey?Jacqui Osley "There is the most marvellous wool shop in Waltham Abbey, called the Crochet Chain.Trains from Waltham Cross to Liverpool Street (30 minutes, three an hour Stratford (21 minutes, hourly) and Tottenham Hale (13 minutes, three an hour and thence the Victoria line.Secondaries: Lea Valley High is "good as is the.Also Monkswood Avenue and the suburbs south.