40 Connaught Street, Hyde Park London W2 2AB
Our estate agents in Hyde Park are specialists in providing property for sale and lettings in and around W2. Our Hyde Park office has been based at 40 Connaught Street for over 60 years and our team knows the area extremely well. Our staff pride themselves on community spirit and get involved with local events such as the Connaught Village Summer Festival.
Whether you’re looking for a grand family home or a small pied-á-terre, the wide range of properties available around Hyde Park means that you are likely to find what you’re looking for.
Hyde Park has so much to offer and is in high demand with both international and domestic buyers. If you keep an eye out, you may even spot a few celebrities who call Hyde Park their home.
Dylan started his career in an independent estate agency in Barons Court, West Kensington and is now the head of sales at the Chestertons Hyde Park office. After earning his a degree as a Town & Country Planner in Cape Town, South Africa he decided to put his knowledge to work in the property market. Having worked in areas including Fulham, Hammersmith, Shepherds Bush, Marylebone and Hyde Park, Dylan has a broad and informed knowledge of the London property market.
Originally from Russia, Maya began working as an estate agent in London in 2007 and has a strong knowledge of the marketing having covered areas including Chelsea, Holland Park, Notting Hill, Bayswater, Kensington, Knightsbridge and of course - Hyde Park.
Connaught village, the elegant hub of community life in Hyde Park.Dylan James - Sales manager
Parks & Recreation
Hyde Park is one of London’s eight Royal Parks and covers a huge 350 acres. The park has a wide range of recreational facilities to take advantage of from tennis to swimming in the Serpentine. There is also an art gallery in the park that frequently features displays and installations from high profile artists.
Restaurants & Shopping
As expected for an area such as Hyde Park, it is home to wide range of exquisite designer boutiques, fabulous bakeries, chic cafes and excellent restaurants. Connaught Village in particular, where our office is based, is well known for this.
Best place for Greek delicacies:
The Athenian Grocery on Moscow Road in Bayswater is the oldest Greek deli in the UK. They opened their shop in 1952 and have since expanded to include an online shop too.
Best place for a quiet drink:
Le Pain Quotidien and The Kendal Pub on the corner of Kendal and Connaught Street. Also, The Markus Coffee Company on Connaught Street; where you can get a cup of coffee or buy some top quality beans.
Entertainment & Nightlife
The areas closest to the park have plenty of traditional pubs dotted around. If you venture closer to Oxford Street and Bayswater you’ll find bars and clubs. The theatres and cinemas of the West End are not far away, thanks to the good transport links in the area. Hyde Park manages to draw in visitors whatever the weather.
Gyngleboy (an old term meaning a leather drinking pouch) is owned by Davy’s wine merchants who own several wine bars in London. The pub is pleasantly old fashioned and traditionally decorated with dark wooden panels.
Best place for a late night out
Carbon Bar, located just off Oxford Street is open until 3am and frequently features DJs from the Ministry of Sound. There are plenty of unusual cocktails on their drinks menu that are sure to keep you dancing until closing time.
Schools & Education
The majority of schools in the area are fee-paying private schools. For primary age children there are Paint Pots Montessori, Ravenstone Pre-Preparatory, Wetherby Pre-Preparatory and Connaught House School. For younger children there’s the Ravenstone nursery school.
Transport is excellent with a variety of nearby underground stations to close from.
With a wealth of knowledge and experience, and a deeply statistical view on the market, our teams are able to provide maximum market exposure for every property.
Our Lettings department works proactively to ensure that the best possible rents and terms are achieved for all our landlords.
Providing a dedicated service to landlords with rental portfolios of more than three properties that are let privately, by Chestertons or by another agent.
Our Short Lets team enables landlords benefit from increased rental yields and the flexibility of letting their property for a term that suits them.