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

£3,250 per month

A superbly refurbished fifth floor apartment comprising of two spacious double bedrooms, modern fitted kitchen, family bathroom, a guest cloakroom and a utility area. This property offers spacious and bright living accommodation with high ceilings and double doors leading on to the reception room. Kensington, has been one of London's finest residential areas for many years, and has attracted Royalty, exclusive shops and restaurants. Its commercial heart is Kensington High Street. This affluent and densely populated area contains the major museum district of South Kensington, which has the Hall for music and nearby Royal College of Music. The transport tube links are High Street Kensington and South Kensington, Earls Court all within a stroll away. Pets are accepted at this property at the landlords discretion.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£2,816.66 per month

A fantastic two bedroom apartment set over 571 sq ft located in one of Kensington's quiet garden pockets.The apartment comprises a bright reception room, kitchen, two double bedrooms and bathroom. Kensington High Street is a fantastic location with many shops, cafes and restaurants. Kensington Gardens is a short walk away. Pets are accepted at this property at the landlords discretion. Available 28th November.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, 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.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£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.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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) Available on 28th November All viewings strictly by appointment with Mapesbury Estate Agent. Please note: 1 week admin fee applies.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lexham Gardens, 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.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£330 per week

A well-presented one bedroom flat available on Kensington High Street, Central London. This property comes fully furnished with a double bed, good sized wardrobe and chest of drawers. It contains a separate fitted kitchen well equipped with all modern conveniences and a modern bathroom. Located next to High Street Kensington tube station (Circle and District lines), you will find all amenities at the doorstep. Dining restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops like Topshop, Uniqlo, tk Maxx and much more.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8

£3,500 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

£3,300 per week

A stunning 3350 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, five double bedrooms, four 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

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

£1,115 per week

Newly refurbished ground floor duplex apartment set over 1,334sq ft comprising two bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms and the master bedroom also features a fantastic walk in wardrobe. The apartment has a very large reception /dining area leading into spacious kitchen with fully integrated appliances. The apartment has been individually designed to the highest specification allowing for space, light and style. The apartment is located within this modern purpose built portered apartment block in the heart of fashionable Kensington, just a stone's throw from Kensington High Street. It is also conveniently located for international designer shops, transport links, restaurants, international schools, The Royal Albert Hall and the open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

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