For city dwellers after flats to rent that give them a feeling of busy metropolitan life without the stress and expense that come with living in the heart of the capital, Tooting could be the perfect area.
This busy, bustling location, situated in the London borough of Wandsworth, has a lot to offer those who choose to live there, with a real sense of locality, as well as plenty of activity.
There is a wide range of properties available to people who fancy living in Tooting. Whether they are after a house to themselves, a converted flat or a more modern dwelling, there is bound to be something to suit everyone.
Around Tooting Bec Common, there are many Victorian and Edwardian terrace homes that could be ideal for those who want a period property with a bit of character to it.
People can find quaint cottages on the Heaver Estates, while the dwellings in the area are well-maintained and may provide an excellent standard of living.
Renting in the area is also likely to be considerably cheaper than buying a home in the capital.
The August House Price Index from the Land Registry shows that the a property in England and Wales will now set people back £167,423.
flats to rent in Tooting can provide a much cheaper alternative, as the average studio apartment costs £167 a week or £724 a month.
If tenants want a one-bedroom property, they can expect to pay between £676 and £1,082 for their abode every month.
In comparison, a two-bedroom home will set people back an average of £1,235 every month, while three bedrooms come in at about £1,491 every 30 days.
When it comes to getting into the capital, it could not be simpler for anyone who decides to rent a property in Tooting.
There are a few local stops on the London Underground's Northern Line. Tooting Bed and Tooting Broadway both go straight to popular tourist destinations such as Tottenham Court Road and Leicester Square.
Alternatively, bus services are available, while those with a car can drive over the river and into the city in about half an hour – not bad for a commute in the morning.
There is plenty to do in Tooting and people may not feel as though they need to head into the heart of London to amuse themselves and get their fashion fix.
For those that like to shop, the high street is full of independent retailers with all sorts on offer, while local cafes and restaurants are the perfect places to sit down and have a rest after a morning hunting for bargains.
Supermarkets are there for the weekly food errands, while nearby Wandsworth and Clapham are a short distance away for anyone who fancies trying somewhere a little different.
Open air space is provided by Tooting Bec Common, while tennis courts and a running track are bound to keep fitness fanatics entertained.
Posted by Ben Carter
Property To Rent in Tooting SW17
£2,150 per month
** 3/4 BEDROOMS ** Perfectly located close to the Northern line and local amenities. Smith & Brown are proud to present this beautifully decorated and recently refurbished 3/4 bedroom flat. Featuring 3 double bedrooms, a stylish three piece bathroom, seperate WC, open plan kitchen and a spacious living room, this property offers a large amount of space throughout. To arrange a viewing, please contact the Smith & Brown lettings team on 0207 148 1870.
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