GMB’s Ranvir Singh’s quiet life at her London home where average house prices are £563k

Ranvir Singh has worked in news and media for many years since earning a postgraduate qualification in journalism at the School of Journalism in Preston. The 45-year-old is best known for being a deputy presenter on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, working alongside Susanna Reid, Ben Shepherd and Kate Garraway. So where in London does she live?

Ranvir likes to keep her personal life on the down low, although she has shared glimpses into her northwest London property over the years.

Born and raised in Preston, Lancashire the newsreader now lives with her 10-year-old son in the Chilterns.

The Chilterns covers 833 square kilometres of countryside, stretching from the River Thames in southern Oxfordshire up through Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire to Hitchin in Hertfordshire. 

It was designated an Area of Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1965 as it was recognised that Chiltern Hills contain some of the finest landscapes in the country which are worthy of protection at the highest level.

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The majority of sales in The Chilterns during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £476,658. Detached properties sold for an average of £931,365, with terraced properties fetching £399,539.

Overall, sold prices in The Chilterns over the last year were similar to the previous year and 12 percent up on the 2018 peak of £502,042.

As well as properties, this northwest region has a lot of attractions to explore such as Hughenden Manor. Located in High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, the impressive manor has plenty of charm, heritage and history for visitors to explore. 

There are guided tours available where visitors can learn more about the fascinating history of the manor and its famous occupants. Inside the house’s rooms the scenic gardens provide a great opportunity to enjoy a stroll in scenic surroundings whilst the surrounding woodland and parkland offer the chance to enjoy woodland walks, see the summer orchids and see the local wildlife.

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Stonor Park is located a few miles from Henley-on-Thames in the AONB. The historic manor house includes scenic gardens, it is a popular heritage attraction that retains its charm and elegance. Dating back to the 12th century the house is well-known  for its impressive collections of ceramics, bronzes, tapestries and portraits. 

Chiltern Open Air Museum is located in Chalfont St Giles in Buckinghamshire located approx 11 miles from High Wycombe. The open air museum has been established since 1981 and includes an impressive collection of historic buildings, a traditional working farm, living history events and workshops. 

Visitors can explore the historic buildings that include traditional houses, barns and farm houses and learn more about Tudor and Victorian life. There are a number of events that are held here with historic battles and living history events brought to life – they provide a fun and educational way of learning more. 

The ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is located in Dunstable in Bedfordshire in the east of the AONB. The zoo is among the largest in the UK, featuring in excess of 2,500 animals. The zoo is one of the largest wildlife conservation parks in Europe, located in excess of 600 acres of scenic Bedfordshire parkland. 

The zoo is home to over 200 species of animals, including rhinos, zebras, lions, giraffes, tigers, hippos, chimpanzees, penguins and many more. The zoo hosts a number of events throughout the year with workshops and talks, visitors can also see feeding of the animals and learn more about them with the informative talks.

Nature Reserves are located in the area, including the Warburg Nature Reserve located in the Chiltern Hills, a few miles from Henley-on-Thames. Known for its remote, wild tranquillity, visitors can see woodlands in the valleys along with grasslands at the bottom of the valley. 

There is a visitor centre and picnic area on site, the area is known for its range of habitats where a wide range of species reside. Visitors can see bluebells and wood anemones in the spring with pyramidal orchid and aromatic wild marjoram and thyme in the summer. 

Local villages include Marlow in Buckinghamshire which is conveniently located for exploring the Chilterns, historically a favourite destination of the Edwardians who enjoyed both the scenic Chilterns and the River Thames. The town retains its charm and elegance and includes a number of historic Georgian buildings, there are a choice of restaurants, cafes and shops for visitors to explore.

Tring is located in Hertfordshire in the north of the Chilterns. The town includes a number of historic and distinctive buildings. The town centre includes a number of cafes, restaurants and independent shops. The grounds of Tring Park include a fine place to enjoy a number of walks, incorporating parts of the Ridgeway National Trail and the Grand Union Canal. The town is located close by to a number of local nature reserves.

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