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GUIDE TO HOUSES IN KENSINGTON

OVERVIEW

Once you get off the high street, Kensington is home to beautiful residential side streets giving the area an elegant neighbourhood feel. It is also in easy proximity to the open spaces of Hyde Park, Holland Park and Notting Hill. The number of houses in Kensington make it popular with families as well as young professionals. Local destinations include Piano Bar, Kensington Roof Gardens and the Churchill Arms, known for its incredible flower displays. Those looking to shop, Kensington Church Street is a hidden gem with lovely antique stores. 

HOUSES IN KENSINGTON

The area has mixed architecture with Victorian houses lining Abingdon villas and grander white stucco houses found around Kensington Gate. Both are popular with European and English families. Kensington Green is a highly secure and maintained modern development making it popular with those wanting somewhere you can ‘lock up and leave’. They also contain some show stopper family homes. 

PROPERTY MARKET TRENDS

Houses Sale £,000 Rent £pw 
Cottage/Mews 2/3 bedrooms 1,500,000 - 7,000,000 900 – 1,400
Family house, 4 beds, 2 baths, garden 2,750,000 - 19,500,000  1,500 - 3,000
Large family house, 5+ beds, 2 baths, garden 3,000,000 - 23,000,000 3,000 - 10,000

TRANSPORT

  • Tube: High Street Kensington (Circle and District line)
  • Bus: Number 14 to Warren Street, 74 to Baker Street and C1 to Victoria. Night buses: N74 and N97 to Trafalgar Square.

EDUCATION 

Primary Address Telephone Ofsted
Eaton House The Vale school 2 Elvaston Place, SW7 5QH +44 (0) 20 7584 9515 N/A
St Barnabas and St Philip's CofE Primary School 58 Earls Court Road, W8 6EJ +44 (0) 20 7937 9599 Outstanding
The Kensington School 24 Kensington Square, W8 5HN +44 (0) 20 7373 7020 N/A
Thomas's Kensington 17-19 Cottesmore Gardens, W8 5PR +44 (0) 20 7361 6500 N/A

 

Secondary Address Telephone Ofsted
Ashbourne Independent School 17 Old Court Place, W8 4PL +44 (0) 20 7937 3858  

EVENTS 

Event name Date
Holland Park Opera July

MARKETS 

Market Day/Time
South Kensington Farmers Market Saturday 9am - 2pm

MEDICAL

Practice Address Telephone
Kensington Park Medical Centre 75 Russell Road, W14 8HW +44 (0) 20 7371 6060
The Medical Chambers Kensington 10 Knaresborough Place, Kensington, SW5 0TG +44 (0) 20 7244 4200