Living in Wimbledon

A Chestertons area guide to Wimbledon

Properties to buy and let in Wimbledon. Chestertons estate agents

Welcome to Wimbledon

Well known for hosting the annual Tennis Tournament, Wimbledon is a beautiful area and, aside from during the famous competition, a tranquil place to live.  The residential area is split into the village, which includes the high street, and the town.  There is a variety of property available in Wimbledon, with the areas around Wimbledon Village and Wimbledon Park home to large properties which are often in high demand.  Grand Mansions, Edwardian and Victorian villas, family homes and new-build apartments are all available in Wimbledon.

  • Annual Tennis Tournament
  • Large desirable properties
  • Good selection of schools
  • Peaceful area
  • High end boutiques
  • Entertainment & nightlife

    Wimbledon has a selection of good pubs that are well-loved and respected by local residents and a variety of evening entertainments, especially on weekends.

    Best place to see a performance
    The New Wimbledon Theatre on The Broadway is an impressive Edwardian building and worth visiting just for the striking architecture.  It has undergone refurbishments and retains baroque and Adamesque internal features.  A variety of popular shows have been performed here, including the critically acclaimed ‘Spamalot’.

  • Parks & recreation

    Wimbledon Common is a tranquil area, perfect for a relaxing afternoon or more energetic adventure.  The site includes a nature trail, ponds and an impressive memorial feature. 

    For those that are particularly interested in tennis and the annual tournament, more information can be found at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Tour.

  • Restaurants & shopping

    Wimbledon is home to a selection of established high street restaurant names alongside a few independent places, offering impressive dishes.  Shopping includes high end, sophisticated boutiques as well as big high street brands.

    Best sushi restaurant
    Sticks’n’sushi is based on a renowned Danish concept and offers Japanese food including sushis and grilled yakituri skewers.  They offer take away as well as eat in and in the restaurant serves Asian fusion cocktails and in-house wheat beer.  There is also a sushi’n’sticks in Covent Garden.

  • Schools

    Ofsted-rated “outstanding” primary schools in Wimbledon include Dundonald Primary School and St Mary’s Catholic Primary School.  Garfield Primary School, Hollymount Primary School, Holy Trinity Primary School, Wimbledon Chase Primary School and Wimbledon Park Primary School are also nearby. 

    Secondary schools include Richards Lodge High School, Rutlish (a specialist mathematics and computing college), Ursuline High School (a Roman Catholic school for girls) and Wimbledon College.

  • Transport & travel

    Wimbledon station is connected to the overground, underground and tramlink.

    Wimbledon – District Line
    Wimbledon Park – District Line

Living in Wimbledon is great for your social life with several great local pubs. Living so close to the beautiful Edwardian theatre is a privilege.

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