44-48 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3DY
South Kensington is popular with a wide demographic of residents including families, young professionals and students. The area has a large variety of amenities, in particular the array of independent and chain restaurants, cafés and bars around the tube station and along Old Brompton Road.
South Kensington is especially popular with tourists due to the number of museums in the area: the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, and Victoria and Albert Museum. The Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle and Imperial College University are important landmarks that bring families and students to the local area.
If you fancy more of an cultural evening, The V&A Museum often has events going on and the open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are open until late and are beautiful to walk around.
South Kensington is easily accessible via one of the three tube stations (South Kensington, Gloucester Road or Earl's Court) all of which have access to the District and Piccadilly lines.
Quality of service is our hallmark and we understand the importance of providing an effective, strategic, responsive and highly personal service.Robert Adams - Director, Sales
Working for Chestertons since 2011, Cory knows the lettings process inside out, and prides himself on his client and customer service as well as his fantastic local market knowledge. Starting his estate agency career over a decade ago, he is now Lettings Manager of Chestertons South Kensington.
Robert is the Director of Sales at the South Kensington office and has a wealth of experience having worked in the property business for 20 years at two of the largest global property firms in the industry. He has worked with and trained brokers in the UK, India and the Middle East and his vast experience extends to residential agency, new homes, land and commercial.
Parks & Recreation
On first glance there are several green spaces within South Kensington. The majority are private garden squares, with the public spaces being Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to the north and Battersea Park to the south.
Restaurants & Shopping
A typical day in South Kensington will probably end up in one of the local pubs, the popular ones being The Duke Of Clarence, The Anglesea Arms or The Zetland Arms. For those who choose to eat out there are many options - dependant on price and cuisine - however by taking a stroll around Thurloe Street, Old Brompton Road or Gloucester road you are bound to find something suitable to your tastes.
Entertainment & Nightlife
For fans of the cinema there is the Ciné Lumière at the Institut Francais. There is also a local theatre in the nearby Drayton Arms on Old Brompton Road. South Kensington is not known for it’s clubbing scene but there are various late night restaurants and bars in the local vicinity.
Schools & Education
South Kensington is very popular with families due to the excellent schools in the area. A selection of these include the famous Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Queens Gate School, MPW, Glendower School, Our Lady of Victories School, Falkner House School and Bousfield School.
For those wanting access to central London you can make use of the Piccadilly line, which now runs 24hours a day on a Friday and Saturday, from any of the three local tube stations.
Transport to central London and West, towards Heathrow, is also very easy by road with the A4/Cromwell Road running through the centre of South Kensington. There are also excellent bus links to all parts of London.
Market stats for South Kensington compiled on 2019-12-12 for postcodes SW5, SW7.
Analysis of properties not sold / under offer, priced between £20k and £20m (sales), £150pw and £10k pw (lettings) and between 1 and 10 bedrooms.
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.