Considering a Property in Chelsea? Here’s What You Need to Know
Chelsea is a desirable area of London for overseas property buyers looking for family homes and city apartments. Owning or renting a Chelsea property puts you in the centre of a district known for its high end shopping, Michelin-starred dining and nightlife on Sloane Street, King’s Road, Knightsbridge and Belgravia. For expert advice on living in the Chelsea area, speak to a Douglas & Gordon estate agent in Chelsea for unique insights into this prominent part of London.
Property For Sale in Chelsea
Some of the most expensive residential districts in the world are found in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Chelsea, famously described as ‘the village of palaces’, is well known because of the royals and wealthy locals who lived in the area over the years.
The area is steeped in history. Not only home to landmarks like the Chelsea Royal Hospital and the Chelsea Barracks, but memorials in Chelsea Old Church are a testament to the rich and colourful history of this iconic place in London.
Many great artists, painters, poets and radicals have called Chelsea home over the years. In the 19th century the area around Cheyne Walk was frequented by a large number of artists, earning the reputation of being London’s bohemian quarter. In the 60s, iconic acts like The Beatles and the Rolling Stones took up residence in the Cheyne Walk area, and later King’s Road saw the birth of the British Punk movement.
Today it is known as a centre of influence and innovation and Chelsea properties are in high demand among overseas buyers.
With an intimate knowledge of the SW3 postal district and strong relationships within the community, our Chelsea estate agents are in a unique position to guide and advise you as you explore property for sale in this area.
Renting Chelsea Property
Demand for rental property in Chelsea is no surprise considering the perks of living in the area. Safe, scenic and iconic, affluent Chelsea appeals to families, young professionals and blue chip companies relocating their employees. It has good transport links, like Sloane Square Underground, is in close proximity to London, is home to prestigious schools like Garden House School and The Oratory School, and has an abundance of shopping and nightlife.
With the help of one of our experienced agents, finding a property to rent in Chelsea is hassle-free. With a range of conversion flats, mansion flats and houses to let, we can assist you in finding the ideal home to suit your lifestyle.
What We Love About Chelsea
With iconic destination shops and fine restaurants aplenty, Chelsea locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining and shopping options, and the eclectic mix perfectly mirrors the cosmopolitan nature of the area. Visit the theatre at Sloane Square, watch a movie at the King’s Road cinemas or swim, play tennis and rub shoulders with other residents at the famous Chelsea Harbour Club
Although demand for Chelsea properties is consistently high, knowing where to look is a huge advantage when considering buying or renting in the area. Our knowledgeable agents can provide insights on local services, costs and property types, and assist you in finding a place to call home within this affluent, innovative area.