Letting Agents in Southfields London SW18

Area Feature

Southfields is a suburban district located in the London borough of Wandsworth. It is an incredibly popular city among young, up and coming professionals, although perhaps the thing that makes it stand out from some of the other districts in London is the fact that it offers more value for money than many other parts of leafy South-West London.

Interestingly, the area used to be full of mainly green fields in the latter part of the 19th century. 

Once the industrial era began to tighten its grip, it then grew into a predominantly working class area. 

It was one of the last places to become densely populated, and used to be the opening of the Wimbledon to Putney Bridge, in 1889.

However since then, there has been a significant number of developments and regeneration in the area, and it has since blossomed into a thriving, metropolitan hub, which has seen its fair share of gentrification over the years.

There are several decent primary schools and parks in the borough, which makes it a great choice for young families looking for a place to settle.

It is also highly sought after by buyers and tenants alike. In that sense, Southfields has become an established area in its own right.

In fact, according to a study published by the Sunday Times, Southfields was voted one of the best places to live in London. The newspaper conducted an analysis of some of the the top places to live within the zone three Tube map.

What it showed was that Southfields was growing steadily popular with "couples and families upsizing from Fulham, Putney and Chiswick flats".

It is also an area where ambitious parents flock to, according to the report, because of its reputation for having a "cracking state education".

Commenting on the study which was released in September, Wandsworth Council leader Ravi Govindia said: "It will come as no surprise to people living in Southfields and Balham that the rest of world is quickly waking up to their attractions.

"Both have great local schools and shops and both are very close to the kinds of wide open green spaces that are key priorities for young families. The bus and Tube links are excellent too. Crime rates in the borough are the lowest in inner London, while local services are ranked among the best in the country."

Therefore, it is fair to say that Southfields has become a well-established area in its own right.
Where once it may have been a second choice for homebuyers, now it has become a mecca for the professional and hardworking family.

In addition, it has one of the lowest council tax rates in the country, and is reputed for having a strong community spirit.

In terms of shopping, it offers more variety and has well-known brands such as Starbucks and Sainsbury's. It also has a number of independent stores and retail outlets.

The housing in Southfields consist mainly of attractive period properties - mainly Edwardian and Victorian, often with large gardens - as well as modern flats and green spaces.

Both homebuyers and renters tend to flock to the area of Southfields known as the Grid, which runs south from Replingham Road to Revelstoke Road.

This also happens to be where the most affordable homes are located. In the central areas of Southfields, house prices can often shoot up to £1,000,000. This is mainly due to prices rising over the last 12-18 months, by 20 per cent.

However, the Grid is an area where you can pick up an extended four-bedroom terraced house that hits the £850,000-£900,000 mark.

Rental prices in the area are fairly reasonable too. The average rental value stands at £597. But when you are looking at rental price ranges, then it is fair to say that you could pick up a flat or house from around £392.31 - £775 per week.

The majority (67 per cent) of properties in Southfields are houses, while apartments make up the other 33 per cent.

Transportation in the area is another big hit among consumers, because of its regularity and the fact that it is fairly quick to travel to some of the more central places in the city.

Southfields is serviced by bus routes 39, 493 and 156. It does not have a National Rail service but the underground service makes it easy to get to other destinations in London.

Another big advantage of living there is the fact that it is located in such a popular, and in many ways, successful borough.

In November, accountancy and consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers and leading think-tank Demos published a joint study which showed that people living in Wandsworth have better lifestyles and have improved economic prospects than those in other areas of London.

The borough excelled in a variety of categories including health, housing conditions and the work-life balance.

Not only did it outshine its nearest London rivals, Redbridge, Bexley, Harrow and Kingston, but it also shot ahead of Kensington & Chelsea and Camden.

The high quality housing, leisure facilities, academic status and community feel have undoubtedly helped to contribute to that trend.

According to Wandsworth Council, once people begin living here, many choose to remain, even when they move house. It is also noted for having one of the highest levels of internal movement in London, meaning that people move within Southfields, rather than outside of it.

Property To Rent in Southfields SW18

£1,750 per month

Longbow Property are pleased to present to the market this newly decorated 4 bedroom maisonette with private garden. Benefiting from a good size reception room with dining area, a downstairs WC and large kitchen. Upstairs is the main bathroom, 3 double bedrooms and a further smaller room.

Tenant Fees May Apply

4 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Montfort Place, Southfields, London, SW19

£1,050 per month

Longbow Property are pleased to offer this purpose built one bedroom flat located within 10 mins walk to Southfields Station. The property benefits from a modern fitted kitchen and tiled bathroom, double bedroom with built in wardrobe and large lounge with private balcony.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Smithwood Close, Southfields, London, SW19

£290 per week

A lovely garden flat on the ground floor of this pretty Victorian Terraced house. Offered in good condition throughout there is a pretty reception to the front, double bedrrom with feature fireplace and wooden flooring, single bedroom, fitted kitchen/breakfast room and bathroom, patio and side return. Avaialble now, unfurnished.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Crealock Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18

£600 per week

A newly refurbished, spacious three double bedroom upper maisonette, arranged over four levels in the heart of the Tonsleys. The flat comprises three double bedrooms all on seperate levels of the flat, three bathrooms, a large open plan reception/dining area which leads into the bright and spacious kitchen. Patio doors lead out to a decked roof terrace. Available furnished, mid-July, Wandsworth Town station is located moments away, as are the restaurants and shops on Old York Road.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Maisonette to rent in Old York Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18

£500 per week

The property has two large double bedrooms with storage, laundry room, two modern bathrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, good sized reception room, modern kitchen with By-fold doors leading to a private garden. Situated in a great location close to Wandsworth Common. A short walk from Bellevue Road and the Old York Road with its numerous shops bars and restaurants. Local transport links are found within a short walking distance to Wandsworth Common Station with direct links to Waterloo and City Lines. Further benefits include a local bus, 219, with a short journey time to Tooting Bec Station with access to the Northern Line. This property is ideal for a professional couple or single occupant, early viewings are highly recommended.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Trinity Road, London, SW18

£345 per week

This spacious property features a big open plan reception room with a fully fitted kitchen and breakfast bar. There is a private balcony and large windows that allow lots of light into the double bedroom, where there is also built-in storage and wooden flooring throughout. This modern apartment is located on the second floor with a lift and 24 hour concierge. Smugglers Way is located within walking distance to Wandsworth Town BR, which offers direct links to London Waterloo and the City. The close proximity to transport and shops make this property ideal for a professional couple, early viewings are highly recommended. Available furnished, Mid-August.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Dolphin House, Smugglers Way, Wandsworth, London, SW18

£400 per week

A modern two-double bedroom apartment in located on a quiet, residential street. Featuring two large double bedrooms, two modern bathrooms and open plan living room. There is built in storage throughout, newly-fitted kitchen and a private balcony leaading out from the reception room. Available unfurnished, end of August.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Lebanon Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18

£330 per week

An immaculate one-bedroom first floor flat located on the quiet residential street, All-Farthing Lane. Featuring one double bedroom with built in storage, bright and airy reception room and modern bathroom. Close to Wandsworth Common and with Wandsworth Town Station approximately 10 minute walk away, the property is perfect for a couple. Available 18th July, furnished.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Alfarthing Lane, Wandsworth, London, SW18

£300 per week

A lovely two bedroom flat comprising of one double and one single bedroom, fitted kitchen and a bright reception room with large bay windows. Based in a quiet street and close to Southside shopping centre. Perfect for a couple, this property is available unfurnished, mid-July.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Marcus Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18

£305 per week

A bright, spacious one double bedroom apartment located on the popular Old York Road. Featuring a double bedroom, seperate office/dresing room and private balcony. There is a bright reception room with a modern kitchen, this apartment is perfect for a couple. Available immediately, furnished.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Old York Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18

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