Considering a Property in Kennington? Here’s What You Need to Know
The south London districts of Kennington, Vauxhall and South Lambeth are areas to watch, as Kennington property offers more space for money, while Vauxhall property offers great value for money.
Property for Sale in Kennington
Severely underrated, many property seekers are unaware that Kennington offers a fantastic opportunity to enter the property market. Buyers can choose from a wide range of houses and flats for sale in Kennington. Local property is varied with a mix of Victorian flat conversions and Georgian townhouses available to buy.
Kennington property offers good transport links to the West End and the city via the Victoria and Northern lines, as well as the Vauxhall overland train station. This makes the Kennington area ideal for those who work in and around central London.
Renting Kennington Property
There is a variety of available property for rent in Kennington, from small one-bedroom flats to large family homes at all price levels. This diversity makes properties in the Kennington area attractive to young professionals and families alike.
What We Love About Kennington
Much of Kennington today is owned by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. Although Kennington has no real centre, there are many clusters of shops and restaurants. Kennington Road and Kennington Lane (south of Kennington Cross) is one of the main shopping areas. There are restaurants as well as shops and cafés, banks, and a Tesco supermarket on Kennington Lane. With access to a buzzing night life in Vauxhall and the West End.
The famous Oval International Cricket Ground is situated in the heart of Kennington. The Oval is the home ground of Surrey County Cricket Club, and traditionally hosts the final Test Match of each English summer season. London’s Imperial War Museum is based in the area, and its collections house archives of personal and official documents, photographs, film and video recordings, as well as examples of military vehicles and aircraft.
There are two theatres in Kennington; the White Bear Theatre and the Oval House Theatre. The Cinema Museum, established in 1986, occupies a converted part of the former Lambeth Hospital, off Renfrew Road. A Saturday farmer’s market takes place at St. Mark's Church.
Our knowledgeable Douglas & Gordon agents can provide insights on local services, costs and property types, and assist you in finding a Kennington property that suits your needs.