Letting Agents in Kensington London W8 , W10 , W14


Area Feature

London, as a whole, is generally seen as a desirable place to live or visit, but certain areas have an almost cult appeal. Kensington is definitely one of those places, providing a variety of things to do outside of the city centre.

With a whole array of famous and successful occupants - including a royal abode - Kensington has got the 'it-crowd' covered. Throw in a fantastic shopping experience, a bit of nature and some rich history and Kensington makes for a fantastic area to visit or live.

History

The area of Kensington has a rich and varied history. The area is found in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and has played host to the monarchy since 1689 when William III began his residence in Kensington Palace. It was Queen Victoria who wished Kensington to be given the title of 'Royal Borough' and it was done following her death in 1901. Queen Victoria was born in Kensington Palace in 1819 and lived there until 1837, when she became Queen.

Way before the monarchy moved into the area, Kensington was actually a Saxon settlement. Both Kensington and Chelsea were mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086.

The shopping experience

Kensington High Street is fantastic for those who enjoy shopping till they drop. It is conveniently located in close proximity to the Underground station, which provides regular transport to other areas of London and train stations. The high street has a large variety of fashion shops, ranging from the usual high street brands to a few more upmarket names.

The high street also has a good selection of outdoor shops, providing equipment for camping and skiing. All of these shops are in one area, making the high street the perfect place to go for those embarking on an adventure holiday.

Kensington Church Street is the place to go for boutiques, antiques shops and specialist stores.

Things to do

As the area has such a rich history there are many places to visit in Kensington, whether as a visitor or a resident.

Kensington Palace is definitely worth a visit, even if history isn't a passion. The palace itself is incredibly beautiful and the State apartments are open to the public. There are often exhibits to visit at the palace, which reveal a bit more about its royal inhabitants.

If visiting Kensington Palace, it only makes sense to visit Kensington Gardens. The gardens are one of London's eight Royal Parks and boast beautiful displays as well as several memorials and interesting art pieces.

The gardens are free to enter and provide a green break from city life. People are encouraged to visit, ride bikes, picnic and walk their dogs - although some areas are restricted and others require dogs to be on leads - in the gardens.

The gardens are a fantastic place to take children as the Diana Memorial Playground is located within their 275 acres. The playground is close to the Palace - where Diana Princess of Wales once lived - and boasts a fantastic wooden pirate ship as its centrepiece. The playground also has areas where less able and able-bodied children can play together, as well as providing an educational experience for all children.

Other places to visit in the gardens include the Albert Memorial, Italian gardens, Serpentine Gallery and the Peter Pan statue.

Transport

Kensington has both Underground services and regular bus routes, making it easy for people to travel within the area and to Greater London.

Posted by Chris Price

 



Property To Rent in Kensington W8 , W10 , W14

£335 per week

Studio apartment for rent in Kensington SW7 ALL BILLS INCLUDED - A bright and spacious second floor studio flat with an open-plan kitchenette, reception and sleeping area. It also has fridge/freezer, cooker, and microwave. This studio has its own shower room and communal laundry facilities. The rent includes wifi, council tax, electricity, water and heating. AVAIILABLE FROM 18 AUGUST 2018 TRANSPORT LINKS: South Kensington Underground - District & Circle Line / Piccadilly Line Gloucester Road Underground - District & Circle Line / Piccadilly Line LOCATION INFORMATION: Elvaston Place offers access to an excellent range of facilities including shops at High Street Kensington, museums at South Kensington, restaurants in Knightsbridge and convenient underground connections (Piccadilly, Circle and District lines) at Gloucester Road. This apartment is also just south of the open spaces of Kensington Palace Gardens and Hyde Park, all within short walking distance. LOCAL AUTHORITY: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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Studio to rent in Elvaston Place, Kensington, London, SW7

£775 per week

Lovely 2 bedroom apartment on first floor arranged over 731 sq ft set within this period build. The apartment comprises 2 double bedrooms one with en suite shower room. The reception room has French door leading to its sole use of a front facing Terrance. The apartment has a further family bathroom and fitted kitchen. Newly Redecorated Newly Furnished Dedicated Building Manager Period Features Some Apartments with Outside Space.

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2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£850 per week

The apartment comprises of two bedrooms and two bathrooms one of which is an en-suite shower room. The reception room has high ceilings. The apartment has a further family bathroom and fully fitted kitchen. Pets are accepted at this property at the landlords discretion.

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2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£650 per week

Luxury 2 bedroom flat to rent in the highly sought after Lexham Gardens W8. The property is conveniently located to the south of Kensington High Street with its huge array of shops and amenities. Property is offered furnished or unfurnished and comprises of 2 double bedroom, a stunning open plan lounge with dining, fully fitted kitchen and 2 additional bathrooms. Positioned close to all the local transport links and amenities of Cromwell Road and Earls Court. Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and Holland Park's botanical greenery are also within walking distance. Size: 571 Sq. Ft. EPC-Band: D Closest Tube: Earls Court (Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Piccadilly Line) Bus links: 74 (Baker Street Station) N74 (Baker Street Station) N97 (Whitehall Trafalgar Square) 328 (Limerston Street) C1 (Victoria Stn Grosvenor Gdns) C3 (Clapham Junction StnFalcon Rd) N31 (Clapham Junction) All viewings strictly by appointment with Mapesbury Estate Agent. Please note: 1 week admin fee applies.

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2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£1,150 per week

Imperial House is situated in the heart of Kensington neighbouring the famous Kensington High Street and conveniently located for international designer shops and restaurants off Kensington High Street and Knightsbridge including Harvey Nicholls and the world famous Harrods. This prime location is also within easy walking distance to the wide open spaces of Kensington Palace, V & A and Science Museum, as well as the Imperial College, and The Royal Albert Hall, and is within easy access to South Kensington (Piccadilly, District and Circle lines) underground station. This substantial apartment building occupies some 11,934 SQ FT and the apartments have been stylishly remodeled to create 11 one/two/three bedroom contemporary apartments, which have the benefit of air conditioning, stunning fitted kitchens and bathrooms, surround sound, electronic main entrance door, on site porter. Within walking distance to Holland Park, Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Can be offered furnished or unfurnished. Size: 1182 Sq. Ft. Viewings strictly by prior appointment!

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2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Young Street, Kensington, London, W8

£550 per week

Luxury 1 bedroom flat to rent in the highly sought after Lexham Gardens W8. The property is conveniently located to the south of Kensington High Street with its huge array of shops and amenities. Property is offered furnished or unfurnished and comprises of 1 double bedroom, a stunning open plan lounge with dining area boasting bay windows and fireplace feature. Positioned close to all the local transport links and amenities of Cromwell Road and Earls Court. Hyde Park and Holland Park's botanical greenery are also within walking distance. Size: 464 Sq. Ft. EPC-Band: C Closest Tube: Earls Court (Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Piccadilly Line) Bus links: 74 (Baker Street Station) N74 (Baker Street Station) N97 (Whitehall Trafalgar Square) 328 (Limerston Street) C1 (Victoria Stn Grosvenor Gdns) C3 (Clapham Junction StnFalcon Rd) N31 (Clapham Junction) Available Now! All viewings strictly by appointment with Mapesbury Estate Agent. Please note: 1 week admin fee applies.

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1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£830 per week

A stunning third floor (with lift) apartment comprising of two double bedrooms, one bathroom and a further guest cloakroom, fully integrated kitchen and separate utility area. Comprimises spacious living accommodation and benefits from bright light rooms and period features. The reception/dining room overlooks the private gardens and is very bright with well proportioned living space. The property is newly decorated, fully furnished and carpeted throughout.

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2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£850 per week

This stunning first floor (with lift) apartment comprises two double bedrooms (overlooking the gardens), one bathroom and a further guest WC, fully integrated kitchen and separate utility area. The property offers spacious living accommodation with high ceilings with access to the balcony from the master bedroom. The reception/dining room overlooks Lexham Gardens and is well proportioned and very bright. The property is newly decorated, fully furnished and carpeted throughout.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£810 per week

This stunning second floor (with lift) apartment comprises two double bedrooms (overlooking the gardens), one bathroom and a further guest cloakroom, fully integrated kitchen and separate utility area. The property offers spacious living accommodation with high ceilings with access to the balcony from the master bedroom. The reception/dining room overlooks Lexham Gardens and is well proportioned and very bright. The property is newly decorated, fully furnished and carpeted throughout.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£2,800 per week

A MAGNIFICENT apartment in a charming building, offering SPECTACULAR VIEWS over Hyde Park. This property offers charming features and generous proportions throughout, as well as the amazing benefit of a good sized BALCONY overlooking some of London's best foliage. The flat comprises of four bedrooms, three bathrooms (of which one is en-suite), two reception rooms, good sized kitchen and guest cloakroom. The property has a Share of Freehold, and is situated on a prime residential street, only moments from South Kensington (District, Piccadilly and Circle Lines). The Natural History Museum and Hyde Park are close by and are only a few of the advantages that this property and area has to offer.

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4 Bedroom Flat to rent in Kensington Gore, Kensington, London, SW7

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