Considering a Property in Wandsworth? Here’s What You Need to Know
Families who move to a Wandsworth property often move into the area for life. The close-knit community and village atmosphere is a huge benefit, as is the proximity to good schools, shopping and beautiful surrounds. Stylish bars, restaurants and specialist food shops on Northcote Road and Bellevue Road are just one more bonus of living in the area.
Along the river, you’ll find a mixture of newly-built apartment blocks, while the roads between East Hill and Earlsfield Road are mainly residential, with some of the most sought-after roads in the borough, including Westover, Rosehill, Geraldine, Cicada and Quarry. In the area known as The Tonsleys, there is a good mix of attractive flat-fronted two bedroom cottages, and larger three to four-bedroom family houses
Buying property in Wandsworth
Well suited to growing families and young couples, most of the available property in Wandsworth consists of Victorian terraced houses and converted flats. You will find beautiful large family houses on the popular ‘Toast Rack’, running off Trinity Road. You will also have the added benefit of two local commons, both offering plenty of space for outdoor activities, and Wandsworth Common includes a playground, football fields, tennis courts and an outdoor circuit training area.
Transport links close to Wandsworth property include Wandsworth Town and Wandsworth Common over ground stations, taking you to Waterloo and Victoria respectively.
Renting Property in Wandsworth
Should you want all the advantages of living in the area without the fuss of a mortgage, renting a Wandsworth property is a great idea. Our knowledgeable agents credit the neighbourhood’s popularity to good transport links, an array of excellent schools and local amenities.
Rental properties in Wandsworth are nicely balanced between houses and flats and, landlords ensure that all properties are well maintained to cater for the demand. You can find anything from a one-bedroom flat for rent in Wandsworth, to the perfect family house with large gardens.
What we love about Wandsworth
There are three main hubs in Wandsworth; the principal shopping area is Southside Quarter, situated on the Wandsworth one way system, which includes high street shops such as H&M, Primark, Gap, Uniqlo and TK Max, as well as supermarkets like Waitrose and Sainsbury's on Garrett Lane. On Old York Road, by ‘The Tonsleys’, you will find more boutiques and a village atmosphere, with independent gift and homeware shops. The Alma and East Hill are great gastro pubs and Konnigans is a popular local choice.
King George Park offers good recreational space, with a play park perfect for young children. There is a multiplex cinema in Southside Quarter, and a Virgin Active gym. Wandsworth is home to the Town Hall, which has a variety of uses, most importantly dealing with public issues from schools to renewing parking permits. There is a civic suite which hosts many marriages each year. South Thames College on Wandsworth High Street offers an array of evening and higher education courses.
Speak to our Douglas & Gordon estate agents for an in-depth and unique perspective on Wandsworth property.