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.


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.


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

£595 per week

A bright and spacious 2-bed apartment with access to communal garden. The property comprimises of 2 double bedrooms, family bathroom, guest WC and seperate lounge/kitchen. Set within an attractive period building this apartment is located around the corner from Cromwell Hospital convieniently located for all of the amenities of Kensington High Street and within walking distance of Earls Court Underground Station and Gloucester Road Underground Station.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£3,950 per week

A stunning 4,370 Sq Ft lateral apartment situated within this immaculately maintained portered building with far reaching views directly opposite Hyde Park and the Albert Hall. The property has been refurbished to an extremely high standard throughout and comprises two large receptions with high ceilings, a separate kitchen, six double bedrooms, five bathrooms and a large terrace. Further benefits include 24 hour concierge service and just a 30 second walk to the green spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Palace Gardens.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£750 per week

Imperial House is located in the heart of Kensington and situated by Kensington High Street. The development is conveniently located for fine dining and designer shopping with the prestige of Harrods, Harvey Nichols and a selection of restaurants and bars located just moments away on Kensington High Street and Knightsbridge. This prime location is also within easy walking distance to the wide open spaces of Kensington Palace, V & A, Science Museum, The Imperial College and The Royal Albert Hall. This substantial apartment building occupies some 11,934 SQ FT and the apartments have been stylishly remodeled and designed to create 11 one/two/three bedroom contemporary apartments, which benefit from air conditioning, stunning fitted kitchens and bathrooms, surround sound, electronic main entrance door, on site porter, and can be offered furnished or unfurnished. South Kensington underground station (Piccadilly, District and Circle lines) is also within short proximity. Available now! Viewings strongly recomended by appointment only

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Young Street, 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.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£950 per week

A well-presented three bedrooms, two bathrooms apartment (1076 sq ft, 100 sq m), on the ground floor of this well maintained portered Mansions Block benefiting from communal gardens for the sole use of the Building's Residents and communal heating (heating and hot water included in the rent). Comprising: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, reception, dining, hallway, Communal Gardens, heating & hot water included. Offered furnished or unfurnished. All utility bills (except telephone and Sky TV) and including in the rent and Virgin internet may be included in the rent. ALSO AVAILABLE FOR SHORT LET

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Pembroke Road, Kensington, London, W8

£1,495 per week

An exceptionally spacious four bedrooms family flat, on the third floor with lift and live in caretaker, in this Elegant Victorian building with grand high ceilings throughout, the building is tucked away in a quite cul de sac opposite to Kensington Park, benefiting from wood floor. Offers an ideal space for entertaining: Two double receptions interconnected, separate large dining room can accommodate up to eight people, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, guest toilet and separate fully fitted kitchen. The building is located minutes from all amenities of Gloucester Road and Kensington High Street. Conveniently located close to Kensington High Street (Hammersmith & City Line) and Gloucester Road Tubes (Circle & Piccadilly Line) Offered unfurnished. Available on 05 November 2015

Tenant Fees May Apply

4 Bedroom Flat to rent in De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London, W8

£820 per week

A newly redecorated and bright 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms property on the third floor (with lift) in this popular red brick mansion block, 792 (74 Sq m), with a balcony overlooking the communal Garden in the Square, benefiting from porter and secure underground parking space. Comprising: 2 double bedrooms - 2 bathrooms - reception/dining - Fully equipped separate kitchen - secure underground parking space - porter. Offered furnished or unfurnished. Also available for short let .Available on 21 June 2015

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£2,650 per week

An exceptionally spacious and newly redecorated Duplex Penthouse on the fourth floor, with lift and day porter, located opposite to Kensington Park, overlooking Kensington Palace, minutes walk from all the amenities and shops of Kensington High Street and Gloucester Road. Comprising of: 5 bedrooms (4 double + 2 singles), all with en suite marbled bathrooms, separate guest W.C, large double reception with elegant Italian marble, separate spacious dining accommodating more than 10 people, separate kitchen (fully equipped), grand hallway, terrace with open views over Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace, with air-condition throughout. ALSO AVAILABLE FOR SHORT LET MINIMUM ONE MONTH.

Tenant Fees May Apply

5 Bedroom Penthouse to rent in Prince of Wales Terrace, Kensington, London, W8

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