Your local estate agent for Caversham

Caversham, recently named one of the best places to live in the UK by The Sunday Times, is a highly sought-after suburb of Reading. Sitting on the Northern banks of the River Thames, Caversham is the gateway to Oxfordshire with unrivalled access to the surrounding countryside.

What's in Caversham?

  1. 1Pubs and restaurants

    If you’re a foodie and in search of your next lunch spot, there are many hidden gems to be found in Caversham. We’d recommend Alto Lounge (their Tapas Tuesday is always a winner) and The Collective where you can sit in the charming enclosed courtyard garden. For those after an excellent line-up of beers, The Fox and Hounds won UK’s Best Independent Craft Beer Pub in 2022.

    the collective caversham
  2. 2Shopping

    Caversham is well-known for its indie shops, most of which are located around the central promenade. Collect freshly baked bread from the family run Geo-Café, get prepped for your Sunday roast with meat from The Caversham Butcher (they’ve been serving the village for 100 years now), or stock up on sustainable lifestyle products and skincare from Nood. In Caversham you can also enjoy the weekly artisan farmers market – a firm favourite with Haslams’ staff is Tua Italy.


    nood skincare products
  3. 3Health and fitness

    There are many sporting excursions to enjoy in Caversham. Recently opened iST Fitness is a luxury health club with state-of-the-art technology and personalised member timetables. Walking enthusiasts can choose between Caversham Court and Christchurch Meadows, or even Balmore Walk where there are fantastic skyline views of Reading. Alternatively, take friends and family to Reading Rowing Club or Caversham Lakes where you can enjoy swimming, paddle boarding and an aqua park (to name a few).

    female swimmer in water
  4. 4Entertainment

    For a change of pace, take a stroll from Caversham into Reading. From a high street full of big names including John Lewis and M&S, to an 11-screen cinema and a buzzing nightlife; there’s lots to see and experience in Reading.

    the oracle shopping centre
  5. 5Education

    Caversham is home to a wide variety of schools including Ofsted rated “Outstanding” nursery and primary schools, and “Good” secondary schools. There is also an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 11-18: Queen Anne’s School.

    queens annes school reading
  6. 6Transport

    Caversham is well connected by several regular bus services to the nearby Reading train station. Here there is access to Oxford (20 minutes) and London (26 minutes). Travel by road is easy with the M4 providing access to London and the West Country.

    man reading book on bus

Properties for sale in Caversham

Caversham was praised in The Sunday Times as one of the best places to live in the UK and so of course there are a large range of beautiful properties to purchase. From Victorian terraced houses in the village centre to large semi-detached houses in Caversham Heights and impressive waterside detached houses in The Warren; there's something for everyone in Caversham.

Properties to rent in Caversham

Caversham offers many opportunities for those looking to rent. The rental properties available are often apartments situated in the village centre, close to local amenities. That said there are also opportunities to rent larger semi-detached and detached houses.

Selling your home in Caversham

Our expert team are here to advise you on the sale of your property in Caversham. Contact us to find out what the market is like for your home and book your free valuation.

Fun fact

Caversham is perhaps most well-known for housing William Marshal, regent to the infant King Henry III. William was one of England’s most powerful men and was an instrumental figure in the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215.

lakeside house in reading

Haslams Estate Agents

We are leading independent estate agents, offering years of experience for these looking to buy or rent in Caversham. Our head office is a short distance away in Reading town centre, why not pop in and introduce yourself?

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