Why rent property in Kensington?

Kensington which occupies the SW8 postcode area, is located south of Hyde Park and is close to South Kensington SW7 Bayswater and Hyde Park and is within reach of the trendy area of Chelsea.

Kensington is also home to many of London’s museums. That includes the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum the Natural History Museum, and the famous Harrods department store. The whole area shows off some of London’s most beautiful architecture.

Property in Kensington

Kensington has some of London’s finest architecture, not only belonging to the museums, but also in the residential properties in Kensington. There are gracious terraces and squares of Victorian stuccoed houses. Many have their own private gardens where access is granted only to residents.

The Victorian age saw houses in this upper class area increase and become even more grand in their designs. However, nearly all of these large white houses have now been divided into apartments and studio flats to rent or buy.

From the small mews houses with cobbled streets and the Victorian properties divided into flats, to the new build apartments, Kensington offers a fascinating combination of fashionable modern London life and stately, grandiloquent Victorian architecture.

Our landlords own a number of properties to rent in Kensington. For example Lexham Gardens comprises two adjoining Victorian white stucco fronted properties that have been converted into 14 apartments. Properties benefit from a lift and lots of natural light with some of the flats facing the beautiful south facing landscaped garden.

The exquisite Kensington apartments on Young Street enjoy a prime location at the heart of the area, opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens. You can find this building just off Kensington High Street which has a wide selection of shops, restaurants, pubs/ bars and its own tube station.

Transport links in Kensington

Located in the central zone of London‘s public transport network, Kensington benefits from easy access to all other areas of the city. There is a tube station in the local area including High Street Kensington which is on the District and Circle lines.

Ready to rent in Kensington? Get in touch with our lettings team, we’ll be happy to answer any questions related to renting and show you our available apartments in Kensington and London SW8.

Victorian white stucco fronted properties in Kensington
Victorian white stucco fronted properties in Kensington

Famous Neighbours

Celebrities, entrepreneurs, and politicians, such as Eric Clapton, Sir Richard Branson, and Madonna, all live or have lived in Kensington and Knightsbridge. Not to mention, Kensington Palace, the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and a highly rated tourist destination, once home to Queen Victoria, is situated in Kensignton as well.

Homes in this posh neighborhood boast amenities like a home with a private museum for vintage Ferraris, underground swimming pools, private in-house cinemas, and other high-end amusements.

If you are thinking of purchasing a home in Kensington, the average property price of a home in this neighbourhood is £2.36 million pounds or roughly $3.16 million.