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Good To Know Guide: Balham

At Douglas & Gordon our Balham Estate Agents understand the charm and hidden opportunities of the local areas they operate in. The sales and letting agents in Balham work closely with our offices across central, west and south-west London to always ensure they achieve the best possible result. Carry on reading to see what our Balham estate agents love about the local area.

The Gateway to the South. Balham stretches from the fringes of Clapham South to the edges of Streatham and Tooting Bec. The high-end of the market includes wonderful family homes set within the Nightingale Triangle, where you will find some of Balham’s most in-demand roads. However, the more affordable Heaver Estate and Wandsworth Common neighbourhood has also become more popular in recent years.

Your future neighbours. Property in Balham ranges from Victorian terraced houses to converted and purpose-built maisonettes and flats, offering something for everyone. Young professionals benefit from the excellent transport links into the city, while families enjoy a real sense of community and a wide choice of reputable, local schools.

Between The Commons. With over 1,600 acres of green space - including Tooting Bec Common, Clapham Common and Wandsworth Common - it is no wonder that SW12 is known to be London’s leafiest borough to live in.

Eating, drinking and shopping. Balham is not just about beautiful green spaces, it also gives you access to plenty of fashionable bars, restaurants and shops. We love the Nightingale Pub and the Nightingale Patisserie, on Nightingale Lane, along with the Bedford Pub for live gigs featuring up-and-coming musicians.

For more insights and up-to-date information on the property market in SW12 and SW17, be sure to contact our Balham Estate Agents and Letting Agents on Nightingale Lane.

Schools
Burntwood School
Finton House School
Henry Cavendish Primary School
Rutherford House School
Holy Ghost Primary School
Honeywell School

Transport
Balham Overground Station
Wandsworth Common Overground Station
Balham Underground Station - Northern Line
Tooting Bec Underground Station - Northern Line​

Nearby Area Guides
Balham area guide
Battersea area guide
Clapham area guide
Earlsfield area guide
Streatham area guide
Tooting area guide