South West London property: The most exclusive addresses
Published May 20th 2020
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Outside of the prime central London, there are many areas to consider when looking for a South West London property several of which boast extremely exclusive residential addresses. These prestigious properties rarely come to the market and command prices comparable to those of homes in central London.
With so much greenery,
excellent schools, good transport connections and many micro centres with
village atmospheres it’s little wonder there are so many desirable places to
live in south west London.
Situated north of the river but very much within south west London, Fulham is a particularly prestigious area and one considered by many seeking a South West London property.
There are a few pockets of residential properties in Fulham which are especially sought after. Fulham is popular with professionals and families alike, there are an abundance of excellent local amenities, several transport connections and good schooling options.
Estate is a highly desirable area within Fulham, the properties here are
predominantly Lion Houses; redbrick Victorian terraces, built over a single
period in time they have a unified appearance. The houses are dubbed Lion
Houses due to the lion statues on the gables of the houses which were put there
at the time of building by Jimmy Nichols.
Including roads such
as Quarrendon Street, Chipstead St, Perrymead Street and Coniger Road, the
Peterborough Estate is a conservation area located just south of the New Kings
Road. Residents benefit from being only a short distance from the amenities and
transport connections at both Parsons Green and Fulham Broadway.
Near to Parsons Green
Station the roads either side of Fulham Road such as Radipole Road and Mimosa
Street are filled with large family homes and period properties which have been
converted into flats.
Near to Fulham
Broadway and the Fulham and Chelsea border there are many roads which boast
some of Fulham’s most exclusive addresses. Properties overlooking Eel Brook
Common on Musgrave Crescent are sought after due to their green aspect and
proximity to Fulham Broadway station and amenities. Towards Chelsea there are
several desirable streets, and tucked away properties such as those within Britannia
For newer properties Imperial
Wharf near the river in the southern part of Fulham boasts some extremely
exclusive apartments as does the neighbouring Chelsea Creek development.
Property types in Battersea are a mix of modern apartment buildings on the riverfront and period properties. The most exclusive modern developments include Albion Riverside, Waterside Point and Montevetro.
Large period houses on
Battersea’s most desirable roads rarely become available to buy, the area is
particularly popular with families for the access to the green spaces of
Battersea Park, the excellent schools and being only a bridge away from central
When looking for a South West London property and considering Battersea, buyers will find the properties near to the park have the most exclusive addresses from the mansion blocks on Prince of Wales Drive and properties on Albert Bridge Road to the houses tucked away on the streets behind.
On the other side of Battersea
Park the Chelsea Bridge Wharf development is a collection of highly sought
after buildings with those on the highest floors boasting far reaching views of
the river, Battersea Park and much of London.
Many choose to move to Wimbledon attracted by the spacious properties, generous gardens and all whilst having good transport connections to reach central London as necessary.
Wimbledon Village is the
most prestigious area of Wimbledon with roads such as Parkside Avenue, Parkside
Gardens, Deepdale and Marryat Road amongst the most exclusive Wimbledon
South of Battersea, Clapham is a notoriously popular place for families to live, there are many quiet residential roads on which period family homes can be found. The good schooling options and access to the vast space of Clapham Common along with the pockets of boutique and independent shops and cafes found around Clapham Old Town, Northcote Road and Abbeville Village, make the area very appealing.
The most exclusive
properties in Clapham however, are situated on the Common itself. Properties
located on Clapham Common North Side have some of the area’s finest residential
addresses. These elegant large properties stand tall over the common, set back
from the road many are listed buildings.
Dotted across Putney are several large, impressive homes set within their own grounds often hidden behind rows of period terraced homes, set back from the road. In north Putney private tree-lined roads such as Putney Park Avenue are particularly exclusive addresses within SW15.
In south Putney
properties within Putney village, on Putney Heath are highly desirable places
to live. There are many period homes in the area along with modern exclusive
developments such as properties within Paddock Way.
Those seeking a South West London property will find Barnes offers a village atmosphere, the area centres around a pretty duck pond. Families move here for the quality of life and abundance of excellent schooling options, commuters choose to live here for the greenery and relative tranquillity whilst not being too long a journey away from central London.
The area has a mix of
property types and styles, from the large double fronted Victorian houses on
Castlenau to the Georgian houses found on The Terrace facing the river. Many
desirable and sought after properties are also located on Lonsdale Road, which is
also the location of The Harrodian School and St Paul’s is located just off of
this popular road.
Some of Barnes’ most
exclusive addresses are within the prestigious Barnes Waterside development. Many
of the houses back onto Barnes Wetland Centre whilst others have a riverfront position,
the development offers residents a tranquil surrounding whilst still only being
a short distance from the delights of Barnes Village.
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