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GUIDE TO HOUSES IN CHELSEA

CHELSEA OVERVIEW

Chelsea is one of the most sought after and affluent corners of London. Home to many celebrities and aristocrats who enjoy the prestige that comes with living in the postcode. The shopping is some of the best in the capital. Top designers such as Gucci, Boodle and Tom Ford are located along Sloane Street. King’s Road, the icon for Chelsea from the 60’s to the 80’s, has many famous boutiques, restaurants and bars. Locals are spoilt for choice with restaurants from Gordon Ramsey to The Ivy Chelsea Gardens and The Bluebird to name just a few. Sloane Square is a fantastic place to people watch whilst grabbing a coffee or lunch in one of the upmarket eateries, or soak up the cultural at local attrations including The Natural History Museum, Saatchi Gallery, Cadogan Hall and the V&A. The Chelsea Flower Show is a major event that brings in the crowds from across the world. You can also find communities within Chelsea such as Burton Court that hold sports days, cricket matches and tennis tournaments on the grounds. 

HOUSES IN CHELSEA

Chelsea has a mix of architecture including impressive Georgian, Regency and Victorian homes. The terraces, detached houses and mews' dominate the well-heeled streets with many of these surrounding historic private gated gardens. These period properties also compliment the modern Chelsea harbour apartments, which provide enjoyable river-views across the Thames. 

MY CHELSEA

"Chelsea is one of London’s most cosmopolitan areas. The Royal borough attracts tenants from all over the world, from international students, families seeking the area’s prestigious schooling, to top business CEO’s."

Jenny Curnow 
Head of lettings

HOUSES FOR SALE IN CHELSEA

 

View available houses to buy via our Chelsea office

HOUSES FOR RENT IN CHELSEA

 

View available houses to rent via our Chelsea office

HOUSES - PROPERTY MARKET TRENDS

  Sale £,000 Rent £ pw
Cottage/Mews 2/3 bedrooms 2,400 750 - 1300
Family house, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, with garden 3,500 2000 - 3000
Large family house, 5+ bedrooms, 2 baths, with garden 5,000 2200 - 5000


TRANSPORT

  • Tube: South Kensington (District, Piccadilly and Circle), Sloane Square (District and Circle), Gloucester Road (District, Piccadilly and Circle), and Knightsbridge (Piccadilly)
  • Overground: Imperial Wharf and West Brompton
  • Thames River service: Chelsea Harbour Pier
  • Bus: 11 (Tottenham Court Road) 14 (St Pauls Catherdral) and 211 (Waterloo) 


EDUCATION

Primary  Address  Telephone Ofsted 
Hill House School Hans Place, Knightsbridge, SW1X 0EP +44 (0) 20 7584 1331  N/A
St Philips 6 Wetherby Place, SW7 4NE +44 (0) 20 7373 3944  N/A
Falkner House (Girls) 19 Brechin Place, SW7 4QB +44 (0) 20 7373 4501  N/A
Garden House Turks Row, SW3 4TW +44 (0) 20 7730 1652  N/A
Cameron House School 4 the Vale, Chelsea, SW3 6AH +44 (0) 20 7352 4040  N/A
Knightsbridge School 67 Pont Street, SW1X 0BD +44 (0) 20 7590 9000  N/A
Lycée Francaise Charles de Gaulle 35 Cromwell Road, SW7 2DG +44 (0) 20 7584 6322   N/A
Bousfield School South Bolton Gardens, SW5 0DJ +44 (0) 20 7373 6544  Outstanding

 

Secondary Address Telephone Ofsted
 Chelsea Academy Lots Road, Chelsea, SW10 0AB  +44 (0) 20 7376 3019 Outstanding


PARKS

Apart from the exclusive private garden squares then there is plentiful green space throughout Chelsea. The area benefits from wonderful large parks on the doorstep such as Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and Battersea Park. It also has the smaller local parks such as Ranlegh Gardens, Rope Gardens and St Luke’s Gardens.

EVENTS

Chelsea & Belgravia  Month
New Year's Day Parade 1 January
New Year's Viennese Concert - Cadogan Hall 2 January 
Garden’s Annual Snowdrop Days 30 January - 7 February
Parallax Art Fair - Chelsea Old Town Hall 13 – 14 February
An Evening with David Sedaris - Cadogan Hall 20 – 27 February
London Fashion Weekend - Saatchi Gallery  25 – 28 February
Antiques Fair - Chelsea Old Town Hall  18 – 20 March 
London Design Week - Chelsea Harbour 13 – 18 March
BADA Fair – Fine Art, Design and Antiques 14- 15 March
Chelsea Art Fair - Chelsea Old Town Hall  21 – 24 April 
Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones - Saatchi Gallery 5 April – 4 September
RHS Chelsea Flower Show     24 - 28 May 
RHS Chelsea Flower Show Fringe Festival 21 May – 12 June
Polo in the Park - Hurlingham Club  3 – 5 June
Masterpiece Fair - the Royal Hospital 13 June – 6 July 
Open Garden Squares Weekend 18 – 19 June
Motcomb Street Summer Party 22 June
Trooping of the Colour 11 June
Belgrave Square Summer Party  June/July tbc 
RHS London Harvest Festival Show 4 – 5 October
Fireworks at the Hurlingham  5 November
Natural History Museum Ice Skating November - January
Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass/Christmas Carols/Services 24 December
Elizabeth Street Christmas Markets December tbc


MARKETS

Market Day/Time
Chelsea Farmers Market  Every Saturday  
South Kensington Farmers Market  Every Saturday  


MEDICAL

Practice Address Telephone
The Royal Marsden Hospital Fulham Road, SW3 6JJ +44 (0) 20 7352 8171
Royal Brompton Hospital Sydney Street, SW3 6NP +44 (0) 20 7352 8121
Lister Hospital Chelsea Bridge Road, SW1W 8RH +44 (0) 20 7730 7733
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 369 Fulham Road, SW10 9NH +44 (0) 20 3315 8000
The Chelsea Practice  30 Flood Walk, SW3 5RR +44 (0) 20 7349 7330
Chelsea General Practice 2 Lower Sloane Street, SW1W 8BJ +44 (0) 20 7763 9135
Sloane Medical Practice  Fordie House, 82 Sloane Street, SW1X 9PA +44 (0) 20 7235 3002
Chelsea Outpatient Centre 280 Kings Road, SW3 5AW +44 (0) 20 7881 4114
Moore Medical Practice  First Floor, College House, 272 Kings Road, SW3 5AW +44 (0) 20 7349 1490


For more information on houses for sale in Chelsea please contact our sales manager Ed on +44 (0) 20 7584 1771 (Email Ed) or for rental housing please contact our lettings manager Jenny on +44 (0) 20 7584 1771 (Email Jenny).