Guide to living in Hyde Park and Bayswater

Hyde Park is one of the most desirable areas in London. It is an ideal location with both the open green space of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens while being close to the shops and restaurants of the West End. 

About Hyde Park & Bayswater

Hyde Park is famous worldwide for its incredible green spaces, outstanding lifestyle options and superb access to the rest of London and the city centre. 

Many buyers are attracted to this beautiful area’s grand white stucco terraces and garden squares. Residents tend to be families taking advantage of the good schools here or professional couples and singles appreciating the easy commute to Central London and South Kensington

Properties in Hyde Park and Bayswater

Most of the housing is found in desirable, large, white stucco-fronted buildings, which generally enjoy 2,000-4,000 square feet over 4 or 5 floors. These are often split into flats and arranged around garden squares such as Hyde Park Gardens and Hyde Park Street. The smaller mews houses are also popular and offer a little community in themselves. These period properties tend to attract European and English buyers. 

Purpose-built mansion blocks with porters that look over the park are popular investment opportunities realised by foreign investors from all over the world. The renowned Hyde Park Estate provides rental houses and flats that are highly desirable. 

Bayswater has benefited from recent regeneration and is home to more high-spec apartment blocks than previously.  

Living in Hyde Park and Bayswater

There is a strong sense of community here, with many residents moving to the area and staying for decades. This is especially true in Connaught Village, where annual fetes are held, which are often attended by famous locals such as Claudia Winkelman, Tony Blair and the Beckham family. 

Hyde Park Lifestyle 

The area predominantly comprises boutiques and independent shops that lend themselves to the strong café culture.  

There is an eclectic mix of residents from around the world, reflected in the variety of upscale international restaurants. Further towards the more cosmopolitan area of Bayswater you will find Whiteleys, London’s first department store which has been recently converted into high end apartments. The renowned shops of Oxford Street and Bond Street are close by, as well as the West End and Marylebone Village. 

Green Spaces 

A guide to Hyde Park would not be complete without talking about its namesake green space. This beautiful park offers perhaps the most idyllic lifestyle prospect in all of London, with expansive parkland spanning 350 acres. The park is home to festivals and other events year-round, making it a hive of activity and fun for families and adults. There is no shortage of fun between events, with the famed Speakers’ Corner and Serpentine Lake providing non-stop entertainment. 

Transport Links 

Hyde Park has superb transport links with tube and train stations nearby. Transport links in the area include: 

  • Hyde Park Corner  
  • Marble Arch  
  • Green Park 
  • Knightsbridge 
  • Sloane Square 
  • Victoria 
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Head of lettings, Hyde Park, residential agency

Hyde Park

20 4502 3698
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Hyde Park

20 7262 2226

Property to rent near Hyde Park

Albion Street, Hyde Park, London, W2
£5,000 per week

Albion Street, Hyde Park, London, W2

Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X
£3,850 per week

Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X

Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, London, W2
£3,300 per week

Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, London, W2

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2
£1,995 per week

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2

George Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£1,850 per week

George Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Southwick Street, London, W2
£1,845 per week

Southwick Street, London, W2

Upper Berkeley Street, Hyde Park, London, W1H
£1,600 per week

Upper Berkeley Street, Hyde Park, London, W1H

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2
£1,595 per week

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2
£1,315 per week

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2

Clarendon Place, Hyde Park, London, W2
£1,269 per week

Clarendon Place, Hyde Park, London, W2

Wyndham Place, Marylebone, London, W1H
£1,150 per week

Wyndham Place, Marylebone, London, W1H

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2
£1,110 per week

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2

Hill Street, Hyde Park, London, W1J
£1,100 per week

Hill Street, Hyde Park, London, W1J

Hereford Road, Notting Hill, London, W2
£1,062 per week

Hereford Road, Notting Hill, London, W2

Grosvenor Hill, Mayfair, London, W1K
£1,050 per week

Grosvenor Hill, Mayfair, London, W1K

Edgware Road, Paddington, London, W2
£982 per week

Edgware Road, Paddington, London, W2

Bryanston Square, Marylebone, London, W1H
£895 per week

Bryanston Square, Marylebone, London, W1H

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, W1H
£850 per week

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, W1H

St Michaels Street, Marylebone, London, W2
£795 per week

St Michaels Street, Marylebone, London, W2

Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London, W1U
£780 per week

Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London, W1U

Bryanston Square, Marylebone, London, W1H
£765 per week

Bryanston Square, Marylebone, London, W1H

Hill Street, Mayfair, London, W1J
£740 per week

Hill Street, Mayfair, London, W1J

Montagu Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£725 per week

Montagu Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2
£695 per week

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2

Stourcliffe Street, Hyde Park, London, W1H
£675 per week

Stourcliffe Street, Hyde Park, London, W1H

Stourcliffe Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£635 per week

Stourcliffe Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£630 per week

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2
£625 per week

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2

New Quebec Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£605 per week

New Quebec Street, Marylebone, London, W1H