Area Feature

Background

Hampstead, in the London borough of Camden, is known in the capital for its artistic, musical and literary roots, which could make it the perfect place to live for people who wish to fill their lives with culture and experience everything the area has to offer.

Boasting plenty of outdoor space to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, the hilly park of Hampstead Heath could be the perfect place for residents to relax at the weekends or go for an early morning jog, while the area is also full of striking, luxury properties.

And in addition to all this, people living in Hampstead have the benefit of being situated practically in the heart of the city, close to Camden itself - the perfect place for browsing the markets and large selection of vintage clothing stores - Muswell Hill, Maida Vale and Paddington.

Film fans may even find that they are already familiar with parts of Hampstead, with 1986 film Labyrinth - starring David Bowie - and scenes from 1981's An American Werewolf In London both being shot on Hampstead Heath, while the area also featured in Notting Hill and Four Weddings And A Funeral.

With all this to offer, Britons who move to Hampstead may find they never wish to leave.

Property

In light of all it has to offer, it is perhaps unsurprising that property in Hampstead and the borough of Camden comes at a high price.

According to Land Registry figures, the average price of a property in September 2009 stood at £463,109, which, despite being a drop from the £515,749 recorded in the same month of 2008 - a fall of 10.2 per cent - could still be too pricey for many people.

Indeed, a detached house in Camden will see people forking out an average of £1,331,576, while a semi-detached property is still close to the million pound mark at £985,741.

Britons looking for a smaller home could still find themselves splashing out an average of £747,292 for a terraced house, while a flat or maisonette will set them back a typical £410,671.

With this in mind, it could be said that property to rent in Hampstead is far more affordable than buying a home in the area.

One-bedroom flats to rent in Hampstead cost a typical £344 to rent a month, while a studio costs £223 a month, a two-bedroom flat £500, and three-bedrooms cost £800 per month.

Transport

Due to its location in the centre of London, Hampstead has plenty of good transport links, including the nearby hubs of Paddington, Marylebone and Kings Cross.

In Hampstead itself, Britons should find commuting to their jobs in the city straightforward, boasting a major bus station with links to the West End, Victoria and Pimlico, along with Hampstead, Belsize Park and Swiss Cottage Tube Stations.

The nearest overground train station is also situated in Hampstead at Hampstead Heath.

However, due to its location, residents may even find that they can easily walk to their places of work in London.

Amenities

Residents looking for their fix of culture may be pleased to hear that on Saturday evenings they can often take in an open air concert at Kenwood House, while Hampstead Heath regularly plays host to book and poetry readings, along with fun fairs.

Museums in the area which people may find to be of interest include Fenton House - which features a kitchen garden - the Freud Museum - where people can learn more about the world-famous psychologist - and Keats House, where the romantic poet John Keats once resided.

There are also plenty of places to grab a bite to eat in Hampstead, no matter what the budget, including Toast, Hidden Treasures, The Tiffin Tin and Bake A Boo.

And My Hampstead also reveals that there are plenty of good quality bars, with concerts also regularly taking place in the area.

Indeed, despite its enviable location close to the centre of London, people who find property to rent in Hampstead may soon find that they never want to venture outside the borough due to everything it has to offer.


Hampstead & NW3 Travel guides

Hampstead Car Travel

Central London M25 Gatwick Airport Heathrow Airport
5 miles - 17 mins 11 miles - 20 mins 40 miles - 1h 10 mins 20 miles - 35 mins

Hampstead Train Travel

Nearest Station Zone London Station
Hampstead 2 Stratford

Hampstead Tube Travel

Nearest Station Zone Tube Line No. Stops to Main Station
Hampstead 2 Northern 5 Stops to Euston

Property To Rent in Hampstead NW3

£995 per week

Abacus Estates are pleased to offer this brand newly refurbished two bedroom, 2 x bathroom property in the heart of Hampstead Village. - New double glazed windows throughout with trickle vent and security locks - Thermostat control in all rooms - Heated towel rail in all bathrooms - AC / heating via ducted units in every room controlled with wireless remotes - Power shower in all bathrooms - All bathrooms fully tiled - German kitchen with top of the range appliances including wine refrigerator - Kitchen: gas appliance cooker with 5 rings - LED lighting throughout with dimmer switches - TV & Telephone points in all ro - oms ready for cable, sky and telephone system - Video entry system in flat - Separate washing machine and dryer located in plant cupboard - Integrated ceiling speakers ready for connection to audio system throughout - Aqua vision TV in master bathrooms - designated car parking space available to rent under separate negotiation Please call 020 7431 3777 to arrange a viewing.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW3

£923 per week

A stunning and spacious penthouse within a great location moments from the sought-after Belsize Park. This brand new two bedroom flat offers expansive entertaining space, comprising two large receptions, a separate kitchen and a large private roof terrace. Situated just momenets form the many amenities the area has to offer and Swiss Cottage Underground Station.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in College Crescent, Hampstead, London, NW3

£1,545 per week

A beautiful and spacious 2100 Sq Ft apartment situated on the fourth floor with high ceilings within this desirable development just moments from the many amenities of Swiss Cottage and Belsize Park. The property comprises a larger than average master bedroom with built in closets and en suite bathroom, three double bedrooms, two further family bathrooms, a fully fitted eat-in kitchen and two very spacious south facing double reception rooms. Further benefits include porterage and just few moments' walk to Swiss Cottage Underground Station.

Tenant Fees May Apply

4 Bedroom Flat to rent in Eton Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW3

£650 per week

A fantastic and spacious TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM apartment in the ever popular Cresta House development. The property compromises two double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms split over 2 floors. Cresta House Located in one of London's most sought after areas, this prestigious development has been designed to the highest specification. The flat offer spectacular views of London, a wealth of shopping and transportation links, all located within close proximity to Regent's Park. With this privileged environment, discerning purchasers will find everything they require to enhance their lifestyles.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Finchley Road, Hampstead, London, NW3

£390 per week

An elegant and spacious One bedroom apartment on the raised ground floor of a large period house with own entrance. Features include a well fitted open plan kitchen, high ceilings, fireplace, lots of fabulous book shelving. Located moments from Finchley Road amenities and close to Hampstead Village. Approx 72 sq m / 775 sq ft... EPC - D55...

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Netherhall Gardens, Hampstead, London, NW3

£1,260 per week

A fantastically spacious 3 DOUBLE BEDROOM, 3 BATHROOM penthouse apartment within a sought after luxury purpose built development literally abutting Hampstead Heath... Features inculde a large reception room, eat in kitchen, a spiral staircase to a private roof terrace with magnificent views across London. Porter, lift, communal gardens and a secure underground parking. space.. Approx 1098 sq ft/102 sq metres - EPC D55.. Available Now... Unfurnished. Newly decorated and carpeted throughout

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Firecrest Drive, Hampstead, London, NW3

£1,450 per week

A luxury duplex four bedroom apartment boasting original features including high ceilings, cornices and architraves situated on the ground and first floor of a beautiful period converted block located close to Hampstead Station and all amenities. Comprising four bedrooms, well proportioned living room, two bathrooms, modern fitted kitchen and lovely communal gardens. Further benefits include a private terrace. 1455 Sq Ft. A must see!! Fully furnished/interior designed & available now.

Tenant Fees May Apply

4 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW3

£1,200 per week

We are pleased to offer this stunning two bedroom apartment to rent located close to Hampstead Station. Comprising two double bedrooms with access to terraces with fantastic views across the capital. Large living room with great storage, two bathrooms (one en-suite), modern fitted kitchen and lovely communal gardens. A must see!! Available now.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW3

£675 per week

We are pleased to offer this stunning one bedroom apartment to rent located close to Hampstead Station. Comprising one double bedrooms with access to terraces with fantastic views across the capital. Large living room with great storage, , modern fitted kitchen and lovely communal gardens. A must see!! Please call 020 7431 3777 to arrange a viewing.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW3

£600 per week

We are pleased to offer this stunning one bedroom apartment to rent located close to Hampstead Station. Comprising one double bedrooms with access to terraces with fantastic views across the capital. Large living room with great storage, modern fitted kitchen and lovely communal gardens. A must see!! Please call 020 7431 3777 to arrange a viewing.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW3

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