Considering a Property in Balham? Here’s What You Need to Know
Balham has been one of the fastest growing areas among independent traders and businesses. If you are in search of a variety of restaurants, coffee bars, independent butchers, patisseries, delis and farmers’ markets, then you are in for a world of choice in Balham.
Property for Sale in Balham
Balham property places residents in the sought-after Gateway to the South; allowing easy access to London, without being in the middle of it. Excellent transport links, a balance between independent businesses and chains, and a real community feel make Balham a firm favourite among property buyers. The area is home to reputable local schools, making it ideal for residents with growing families.
Wandsworth is known as London’s leafiest borough, boasting over 1600 acres of green space surrounding Balham. This is just one of the growing list of reasons why property demand in the area is consistently high.
Renting Property in Balham
Letting opportunities in Balham are diverse. Think extensive rental accommodation, from a flat at Du Cane Court, one of Europe’s largest private apartment blocks, to a large family property in the Toast Rack or Nightingale Triangle, near Wandsworth Common. Speak to an agent at Douglas & Gordon to become one of the neighbourhood’s newest happy residents.
What We Love About Balham
Along with the variety of aforementioned shops and cafés, Balham’s local cinema is a favourite. If the music scene is what you’re after, the Bedford Pub is the place to be, regularly showcasing up-and-coming musicians with live gigs and comedy nights. The Balham Leisure Centre offers great sports facilities including a swimming pool, and the wide, open spaces of the local commons are a bonus for families looking for the perfect place to enjoy games and sports.
While buying a Balham property might be what you are after, Clapham and Northcote Road are also areas to consider. Please do speak to our knowledgeable Douglas & Gordon Balham estate agents to find out more.