6 Battersea Rise, Clapham London SW11 1ED
Green parks, an abundance of quality restaurants and bars, good schools and attractive Victorian properties are just some of the reasons why Battersea is such a highly desirable area. Its proximity to the river and nearby Chelsea also adds to the attraction.
Property in Battersea ranges from mansion blocks and Victorian family homes near the park, to newer developments such as the Battersea Reach development, which is proving popular with young professionals and corporate tenants. Popular family areas are the ‘Toast Rack’ on Wandsworth Commons and streets ‘Between the Commons’, particularly just off the Northcote Road.
Oliver has been selling properties in London since 2010 and has an in depth of knowledge of the South West, having worked in Clapham, Balham and Battersea during his career in residential sales. He is passionate about the industry and the area alike; living in, buying and renovating his own properties in the area, has given him plenty of hands-on experience of the market in this part of London.
Since graduating University with a degree in Psychology, Gary has been in the lettings industry since 2011 starting his career as a negotiator in Earls Court. Gary joined Chestertons in 2015 and now heads up the lettings department in Battersea and Clapham and prides himself on good customer service.
With an experienced team who both live and work in the area, we know Battersea.Gary Noone - Associate Manager, Lettings
Parks & Recreation
The biggest, well-known park in the area is of course Battersea Park, which provides locals with a beautiful green space to explore and a range of sporting facilities. The park features a large duck pond, a pagoda and various sculptures for visitors to admire. Just south of Battersea Park are a further three large parks to explore; Wandsworth Common, Clapham Common and King George’s Park.
Restaurants & Shopping
There’s a great choice of restaurants in Battersea serving a huge range of fare, from traditional British pub food to French Cuisine, Tapas, Vietnamese and more.
There are plenty of shops located on Northcote road, from independents to higher end high street brands such as Jo Maman Bébé and Whistles. There’s a great range of specialty stores where you can buy anything from honey to fine wines and cheese, alongside traditional florists, fishmongers and antiques. In fact, the area is so well known for its independent stores that the council has implemented a measure to protect the unique shops and distinctive character of Northcote Road.
Best place for cheese and nibbles:
Hamish Johnston Fine Cheese has an incredible selection of cheeses to choose from. In addition to every type of cheese you could imagine, they also sell a selection of crackers, pickles and charcuterie.
Entertainment & Nightlife
There are a selection of evening venues in nearby Clapham, with a choice of independent or chain cocktail bars and various pubs. For a night out, the Clapham Grand near Clapham Junction is a refurbished Victorian music hall with a variety of weekly club events.
Best place for a cocktail:
Previously known as The Loft, Dirty Martini opened in April and are famous for their trademark martinis. This venue is sure to attract anyone looking for a fun and lively night out, with regular DJ’s playing late into the night. Cocktail offers are run every night, with deals also on beer and wine for those who are not a fan of cocktails. Sharing platters and bar snacks are also available.
Schools & Education
This part of South West London is well known for the quality and choice of education available to families. Honeywell Primary School and Belleville Primary School offer fantastic primary education options. Newton Prep, Thomas’s and the Lycee Francais Wix School are also highly regarded by parents. The Emmanuel School is also located nearby.
Battersea is well served by London. Overground services and mainline services:
Market stats for Battersea compiled on 2020-09-18 for postcodes SW11, SW12, SW4, SW8.
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.